|Born||19 September 1981|
Camperdown, Victoria, Australia
|Occupation(s)||Quiz show personality|
|Known for||The Chase Australia (2015–present)|
Brydon Coverdale (born 19 September 1981) is an Australian television quiz program personality best known for being one of the "chasers" on The Chase Australia, where he is nicknamed "The Shark".
Coverdale grew up in Camperdown in Victoria and attended Mercy Regional College. In later life he moved to the city to study journalism. He is a fan of sport, particularly cricket. Prior to The Chase Australia, Coverdale appeared on several other Australian quiz programs, including Million Dollar Minute where he won $307,000 in 2014. He became the first grand champion of Pass the Buck where he won $38,788 in 2002. He also won a total of $32,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, appeared on The Weakest Link in 2001, Deal or No Deal in 2005 and was a quarter-finalist on Letters and Numbers in 2011. He has also appeared on Sale of the Century and Wheel of Fortune.
Coverdale also worked as a reporter and assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo, a news website exclusively for cricket, for 11 years.
On 5 October 2013, Coverdale married Zoe in Eltham, Melbourne, Australia. They have a daughter named Heidi and a son, Fletcher.
Coverdale also runs a blog named DadReads, discussing children's books he has read to his children.
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- ^ "Seven previews The Chase". Mediaweek. 10 August 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
- ^ a b Monique Patterson (19 September 2017). "The Chaser star is a 'Shark' by day and a dad by night". Bendigo Advertiser. Retrieved 23 January 2022.
- ^ "The Chasers The Shark Brydon Coverdale" (PDF). Seven West Media. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
- ^ "Brydon on Channel 7's The Chase". Camperdown Chronicle. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
- ^ "Brydon Coverdale: From Camperdown to world cricket and The Chase". Fairfax Media. 4 September 2021. Retrieved 16 January 2022.
- ^ "Brydon Coverdale Assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo". Retrieved 24 July 2017.
- ^ "Introducing Zoe & Brydon Coverdale". Flickr. 5 October 2013. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
- ^ Coverdale, Brydon. "DadReads". Blogger. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
- Brydon Coverdale on Twitter
- "Shark". Yahoo!7. The Chase Australia. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
- Brydon Coverdale at ESPN Cricinfo
- Brydon Coverdale at IMDb