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Al Roker

Facts of Al Roker

Full Name: Al Roker
Age: 65 years 4 months
Birth Date: August 20, 1954
Horoscope: Leo
Lucky Number: 3
Lucky Stone: Ruby
Lucky Color: Gold
Best Match for Marriage: Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
Birth Place: Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Father's Name: Albert Lincoln Roker, Sr.
Mother's Name: Isabel Roker
Marital Status: Married
Gender: male
Husband / Wife Name: Deborah Roberts
Profession: Weatherman, Television Star
Education: Xavier High School and State University of New York
Height / How tall? : 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
Salary: $8 Million
Net Worth: $30 Million
Award: Emmy Awards
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American
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Al Roker is an American weatherman, TV star, actor, journalist, and author. He is well-known for being the weather anchor on NBC’s ‘Today’. Roker holds the Guinness World Record for reporting for 34 hours. Furthermore, he has also written several novels including ‘The Midnight Show Murders’, ‘The Morning Show Murders’, and ‘The Talk Show Murders’.

Al Roker: Age, Bio, Parents, Childhood, Education

Al Roker was born on August 20, 1954, in Queens, New York City, New York, the United States as Albert Lincoln Roker Jr. As of 2019, his age is 65. His parents are Isabel(mother) and Albert Lincoln Roker, Sr.(father).

Also, his father used to be a bus driver. During his childhood days, Al wanted to become a cartoonist. However, his interest later moved towards journalism.

Regarding his education, Roker joined Xavier High School in Manhattan. Later, he earned his graduation in B.A. in communications from the State University of New York at Oswego in 1976.
Al Roker in Today
Al Roker in Today(Source: Today Show)

Al Roker: Professional Life, Career

Al Roker started his career as a weather anchor for the CBS affiliate WHEN-TV in New York. He worked there for around two years and left in the year 1976.

After his graduation, Roker moved to Washington and joined the independent station WTTG as a weathercast. In 1978, he worked at NBC at WKYC-TV in Cleveland. After working there for around five years, he got promoted and shifted to WNBC-TV in his hometown.

As a beginner, Al was a weekend weathercaster, and soon after eight months, he was appointed as the station’s regular weeknight weathercaster. In 1995, Roker started to host the show ‘The Al Roker Show’, which was a weekend talk show broadcasted on CNBC.

Besides this, Al’s turning point came when he was announced as the weekday weathercast on ‘Today’. Since 1996, he has been hosting the show as the main host. Moreover, he has also covered the Hurricane Wilma from inside and also showed some viral videos.

Al Roker weatherman
Al Roker weatherman(Source: Wall Street Journal)

Also, he set the new Guinness World record for forecasting news from 10:05 PM on November 12 until about 8:00 AM on November 14th i.e. for a record, 34 hours. On Today Show, he also hosted a week-long segment in the honor of five-game shows.

Furthermore, he also hosted ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ for a week followed by a food program titled ‘Roker on the road’. Moreover, he has also published the books; ‘The Morning Show Murders’, ‘The Midnight Show Murders’, and ‘The Talk Show Murders’.

Al Roker: Net Worth, Salary

Roker earns a salary of around $8 million annually. Furthermore, he has an estimated net worth of around $30 million.

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Al Roker: Marriages, Wife, Divorce, Relationships, Children

Al Roker is a married man. He exchanged vows with former journalist Deborah Roberts in 1995. The pair first meeting in 1990 when Deborah joined NBC as a reporter.

As of 2019, it’s been almost three decades and the loving couple is still together and happily married. Also, the couple is also blessed with two children; a daughter named Leila and a son named Nicholas Albert.

Previously, he was married to WNBC producer Alice Bell. They had married in 1984. However, after a decade of their marriage, the couple broke up in 1994. They also have one daughter together whose name is Courtney.

 

Al Roker Wife
Al Roker Wife(Source: Heavy)

Al Roker: Awards

The respected TV personality has won several awards including The Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program and Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Special.

Furthermore, he has also received the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Program for three consecutive years, 1997,1998, and 1999.

Al Roker: Height, Weight

He has a height of 5 ft 8 inches but his weight is unknown. Also, he has dark brown eyes.

Al Roker: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Al has more than 92.9k followers on his Facebook account.

Moreover, he has around 2.52 million followers on Twitter and more than 496k followers on his Instagram.

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