In the driver's seat: John Laws enjoyed an open-air drive through Sydney in his Rolls-Royce convertible on Wednesday

John Laws drives his Rolls-Royce convertible with the roof down through Sydney

John Laws enjoyed an open walk through sydney in his $500,000 Rolls-Royce convertible on Wednesday.

The 86-year-old radio announcer was joined by his longtime personal assistant Jodee Borgo, who sat in the front passenger seat.

John seemed focused on the road as he navigated traffic in his luxurious blue vehicle.

In the driver’s seat: John Laws enjoyed an open-air drive through Sydney in his Rolls-Royce convertible on Wednesday

The famous talkback radio host wore a white shirt, with a black, orange and white plaid scarf, and wore tortoiseshell sunglasses.

Meanwhile, Jodee – who has worked for the star for around 25 years – wore her brunette hair down and accessorized with sunglasses and a splash of lipstick.

John sadly lost his wife Caroline in February 2020 at the age of 82 after a four year battle with ovarian cancer.

Keeping company: The 86-year-old radio announcer was joined by his longtime personal assistant Jodee Borgo, who sat in the front passenger seat

Keeping company: The 86-year-old radio announcer was joined by his longtime personal assistant Jodee Borgo, who sat in the front passenger seat

Watching the road: John appeared focused on the road as he navigated traffic in his luxurious blue vehicle

Watching the road: John appeared focused on the road as he navigated traffic in his luxurious blue vehicle

He had affectionately nicknamed his 44-year-old wife “The Princess” and was devastated by her death.

“It is with heavy hearts that we announce this morning the sad passing of Caroline Laws – the beloved wife of legendary Australian broadcaster John Laws,” the John Laws Show tweeted at the time.

They added: “Vale Caroline Laws – you will always be loved by all.”

Check mate: The famous talkback radio host wore a white shirt, with a black, orange and white checkered scarf, and wore tortoiseshell sunglasses

Check mate: The famous talkback radio host wore a white shirt, with a black, orange and white checkered scarf, and wore tortoiseshell sunglasses

Heartbreak: John sadly lost his wife Caroline in February 2020 aged 82 after a four-year battle with ovarian cancer.  Photographed together at a gala in Sydney in October 2005

Heartbreak: John sadly lost his wife Caroline in February 2020 aged 82 after a four-year battle with ovarian cancer. Photographed together at a gala in Sydney in October 2005

Speaking of his wife’s death, John simply said, “I’m lost.

The couple had met as teenagers at a ball in 1951, and both said it was love at first sight.

“I thought he was an awfully romantic character,” Caroline said. 60 minutes in 1992.

Glamour: Meanwhile, Jodee - who has worked for the star for around 25 years - wore her brunette hair loose and accessorized with sunglasses and a splash of lipstick

Glamour: Meanwhile, Jodee – who has worked for the star for around 25 years – wore her brunette hair loose and accessorized with sunglasses and a splash of lipstick

Loss: He had affectionately nicknamed his 44-year-old wife

Loss: He had affectionately nicknamed his 44-year-old wife ‘the princess’ and was devastated by her death

“I remember coming home to my mom and saying, ‘I think I’m in love,'” John added.

He later said of their first meeting, “She just stopped walking…and said to me…”I think we like each other. Just like that. And we did.

Despite this, their lives took them both on separate paths, with Caroline later moving to London to pursue dancing.

“It is with heavy hearts that we announce this morning the sad passing of Caroline Laws – the beloved wife of legendary Australian broadcaster John Laws,” the John Laws Show tweeted at the time.

Destiny: The couple had met as teenagers at a dance in 1951, and both said it was love at first sight

Destiny: The couple had met as teenagers at a dance in 1951, and both said it was love at first sight

Meanwhile, John moved to the bush to work as a jackaroo, later carving out a lucrative career in radio.

They both married others and started families, before a chance meeting at Sydney’s Luna Park 20 years later.

Speaking to 60 Minutes, John recalled how Caroline called him while they were in the ‘Tunnel of Love’ attraction.

“I remember coming home to my mom and saying, ‘I think I’m in love,'” John said on 60 Minutes of meeting his late wife as a teenager.

'She just stopped walking¿ and told me¿ "I think we love each other." Just like that.  And we did,' he previously said of his late wife

“She just stopped walking…and said to me…”I think we love each other. Just like that. And we did,’ he previously said of his late wife

“I heard that voice. And I thought, that’s it. And it was only a matter of time before we spent the rest of our lives together,” he said.

They married in a 10-minute ceremony at Woollahra in Sydney in 1976 and had nine children between them.

Last month it was reported by The Sydney Morning Herald that John had sent one of his wife’s diamond rings to New York to be sold.

Reunited: They both married others and started families, before a chance meeting at Sydney's Luna Park 20 years later

Reunited: They both married others and started families, before a chance meeting at Sydney’s Luna Park 20 years later

The respected media personality had bought the ring for his wife during a trip to Hong Kong in 2005.

The 17.25 carat ring was considered one of the largest in Australia and was estimated to be worth around $750,000.

Friends told the publication that John wanted the ring worn but felt it was a constant reminder of his loss.

Longtime love: They married in a 10-minute ceremony at Sydney's Woollahra in 1976 and had nine children between them

Longtime love: They married in a 10-minute ceremony at Sydney’s Woollahra in 1976 and had nine children between them

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