Why Sarah Abo keeps her relationship with her husband private

The Today Show host is extremely secretive for good reason...
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She might have one of the most high-profile jobs on television, but when it comes to Today co-host Sarah Abo, very little is known about her personal life – and that’s exactly how she prefers it!

With her co-host Karl Stefanovic’s divorce from first wife Cassandra Thorburn and subsequent re-marriage to Jasmine Yarbrough dominating headlines for years, sources tell New Idea that Sarah is “hell-bent” on making sure that never happens to her.

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Married to husband Cyrus Moran for 11 years this December, Sarah, 37, has reportedly made it “extremely clear” that her spouse is strictly off limits.

“Sarah is very protective of Cyrus,” confesses a close source.

“By nature he is publicity-shy. He much prefers being behind the scenes, supporting his wife as she navigates her way through one of the toughest TV gigs.”

While Sarah occasionally posts loved-up photos of Cyrus and herself on social media, once she is on-air she is “extra careful” not to even mention his name.

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Sarah Abo likes to keep her relationship with her husband pretty private. (Credit: Instagram)

“It’s so unlike Karl, who talks about Jasmine and his four kids all the time,” quips the insider.

Thanks to Sarah’s secrecy, little is known about Cyrus, except that he works as an international trader in the steel industry. The couple both graduated from Melbourne’s Monash University, with Cyrus completing his Bachelor of Arts in History and Bachelor of Business degrees the same year Sarah commenced her journalism studies.

The pair tied the knot on December 15, 2012. At the time, Sarah was working for Network Ten. She then joined SBS before Nine scooped her up for 60 Minutes. After being named Allison Langdon’s Today successor earlier this year, the self-confessed “real Melbourne girl” farewelled her home city and beloved Collingwood football team and relocated to Sydney with Cyrus.

Sarah says her husband has been amazing as they both get used to the early starts that come with brekkie TV.

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“He does stay awake when I get out of bed at three, but then quickly goes back to sleep. We’ve adjusted,” she revealed in a rare interview.

Family has long been important to Sarah. Proud of her Syrian heritage, she has spoken of the sacrifices her parents made when they moved from Damascus to Australia more than 30 years ago to make a better life for Sarah and her two younger sisters.

For more, pick up the latest issue of New Idea!

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