Fergie Olver was a Canadian television presenter but he was not just a presenter. He was much more than that. Fergie was an abuser who used his show in the early 80s to sexually harass a young woman. However, neither the show’s producer, directors, crew members or the audience complained about it.
Fergie Olver was born and raised in Mose Jaw, Canada, however, his date of birth is still unknown to the media. He is very protective when it comes to his family member and siblings. His education background is also unknown and there are no records of a degree but he must have had one to become a popular presenter in the late 1960s.
Fergie Olver is a married man. He married Susan Wheeler in 1986, however, he has not revealed any information about him and his wife. But they have a daughter named Carrie Olver. She is a Canadian TV personality, who works on shopping channels and The Weather Network.
However, this was not the first marriage he did. Before he got married to Susan, he was married to Catherine Swing. He also has two children named Emily Olver and Alison Olver was born from a relationship with Catherine.
Because of his private personal life, he has not disclosed much information about his children and wife.
Fergie Olver has not revealed any information about his net worth. However, some online sources believe that he has more than $1.5 million net worth. As a television personality, he might have earned a good amount of money. However, as a sportscaster, his annual salary was around $68,913.
Talking about his career, he pursued a sports career as an outfielder in baseball minor leagues. Later with Saskatoon/Medicine Hat in the semi-pro Western Baseball League.
Soon he became one of the well-known faces of Major League Baseball in Canada and also played in the old Western Major Baseball League.
Later in the 1960s, he moved from sports to broadcasting and started working for Mose Jaw/Regina area. However, in 1969, he joined CFCF-TV in Montreal, and later shifted to CFTO-TV in Toronto.
In 1981, he changed his job and joined Toronto Blue Jays baseball crew as a broadcaster and dugout reporter. He worked there as a reporter and broadcaster till 1996. He has also covered their games on CTV, TSN, and BBS channels.
Fergie has also appeared as a member of the press in the 1971 film ‘Face-Off’ where he covered a hockey team.
Furthermore, he joined the Canadian television game show “Just Like Mom” from its second season. The show ran from 1980 to 1985 on CTV. Stephen Young hosted the show in the first season.
Later from the second season Fergie along with his ex-wife Catherine Swing who was also the show’s creator hosted the show. However, his stint on the show was considered to be quite controversial.
Because of his behavior with the young female participants, it was deemed inappropriate by many television critics. Later his career ended in 1996, and since then, nothing has been heard about him and it is uncertain if he is still alive.