Richard is the most recognisable and trusted name in Australian entertainment, with a steller career spanning 30+ years since launching MTV Australia in 1987.
He has, and continues to, interview the biggest names in the business including the Rolling Stones, Madonna, Fleetwood Mac, Bruce Springsteen, Rod Stewart, Ed Sheeran, Barbra Streisand, Tom Cruise, Beyonce, David Hasselhoff…and everybody else.
Richard's success and longevity is attributable to his dedication and passion…he knows what he is talking about and understands how to engage his audience. Richard is not an anomaly, he’s a shining example of what you can become if you want to be the best in the world at what you do.
Awards: Richard has won two ACRA awards (Australian Commercial Radio Awards) for best Music Special - for his productions with John Farnham and Michael Buble. Richard Wilkins was awarded an Order of Australia in 2014 for services to the entertainment industry and his charity work.
Author: Richard's book “Black Ties Red Carpets and Green Rooms” was a best seller.
Hosting: Richard has hosted the annual G’Day USA Gala, the Australian celebration held in Los Angeles, 12 times in addition to the Golden Globes and Oscars coverage for the past 20 years. He was also invited to Atlanta to host the Olympic Games’ evening celebrations at Centennial Park in front of 100,000 people each night with special guests including Santana and Elton John.
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