Although the norms and values of the society are a crucial part of human race, sometimes it may also limit the happiness of an individual. Narelda Jacobs, a first aboriginal and openly lesbian newsreader in Western Australia, is looking forward to starting married life with her lesbian partner, but haven't been able to take a step forward due to familial pressure.
Career and Progression:
Narelda is a popular news reporter who has been working continuously since 2008. She built interest in journalism at the age of seven, and after turning eighteen, Narelda started her job on the front desk of 'The National Native.' Upon working for some time at a country Television GWN, Narelda joined Ten News as a court reporter in 2000.
In 2008, "Network Ten" selected her as the news presenter and has been dealing with the network for fourteen years. She is the ambassador and Patron of the David Wirrpanda Foundation and Breast Cancer WA. She has become a role model for Indigenous Australia and the LGBT community.
How Much is Narelda's Net Worth?
The exact details of Narelda's net worth haven't been disclosed so far. However, considering her immense popularity in the sector of journalism, it can be said that she is living a well-settled and lavish life.
Sharing a Beautiful Relationship With Partner!
Narelda has been sharing a romantic relationship with the partner, Lauren Swinfield for six years. The lesbian couple even considers each other as wives and is waiting for their families' approval to embark a married life.
Although Lauren's family is supportive of their relationship, Narelda's closed ones are showing reluctance in accepting them as a wedded couple. Speaking about this familial hurdle with Perth Now magazine, Narelda said,
"There is a very strong No lobby in my family and they will be voting no and there is nothing I can say or do to sway them."
However, not every member of Nardela's families are against this relationship, but her nephew and sisters have been showing full support to them.
Narelda and her partner, Lauren (Image: offspringmagazine.com.au)
Speaking of her past relationship, Narelda got pregnant with then-boyfriend when she was working at TNT. Later, with the family pressure, she tied the knot with him at the age of nineteen, but it only lasted for six months. She shared the experience from her first marriage with Perth Now Magazine,
“I was pregnant and it was a wedding that my family, all of my family, were only too happy to go to and be encouraging of. It only lasted six months and it brought a deep emptiness, it wasn’t genuine.”
Narelda with her partner, Lauren and daughter, Jade (Image: offspring magazine.com.au)
After the wedding broke, she became a single parent to her daughter, Jade Dolman. LayerMarion Towndrow later entered her life as a partner, but their affair soon came to an end. As of now, she is living with her daughter and partner in Perth, Australia.
Know More About Her Family:
Narelda's father is Reverend Cedric Jacobs and mother is Margaret. Her mom is from Britain. Narelda father was a minister in the Uniting Church. At the age of eight, her father was taken away from his parents along with his brothers for Mogumba Native Mission and remained there until 16.
Cedric also was an aboriginal activist and advocate of constitutional change for many years and raised awareness for proper recognization of aboriginal people in Australian Constitution.
Her Short Wiki:
Narelda was born in 1976 in Australia to her parents, Cedric and Margaret. She is Australian by the nationality, and her current Age is 41 years. Narelda is the youngest one of the five daughters of her parents. She graduated from WA Academy of Performing Arts. She has an impressive height and maintained physique.