Facts of Al Roker
|Full Name:||Al Roker|
|Age:||64 years 9 months|
|Birth Date:||August 20, 1954|
|Birth Place:||Queen, New York City, USA|
|Father's Name:||Albert Lincoln Roker|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Deborah Roberts|
|Profession:||Weather Forecaster, Journalist, Anchor, Host and Author|
|Education:||Xavier High School and State University New York|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)|
|Salary:||$8 million per year|
|Net Worth:||$30 million|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed ( African, Bahamian, Jamaican)|
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
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AL Roker is an American television personality, weather forecaster, actor, and author who currently anchors on NBC’s Today. Furthermore, he holds the Guinness World Record for reporting for 34 hours and has also written several books such as The Morning Show Murders, The Midnight Show Murders, and The Talk Show Murders. Let’s know more about this multitalented man below without a further delay.
Al Roker’s Age and Education
Al Roker is 64 years old by his birthdate of August 20, 1954, in Queen, New York City, USA. His father name is Albert Lincoln Roker and mother’s name is Isabel. He is of an American nationality and mixed ethnicity of African, Bahamian and Jamaican.
Talking about his education he was educated from Xavier High School in Manhattan. After that, he completed his graduation from in B.A in communications in 1976.
Al Roker’s Career, Journalism and Net Worth
Al Roker started working on CBS affiliate WHEN-TV as a weather anchor where he worked for almost 20 years and left in 1976. After that, from 1995 he started to host the show The Al Roker Show and later he went to host weekday weathercast on Today as a chief host since 1996. Later, he set the new Guinness World record for forecasting news on Today Show. This was followed by the hosting the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire for one week and a food program Roker on the road. Furthermore, he is the author of novels such as The Morning Show Murders, The Midnight Show Murders, and The Talk Show Murders.
Talking about his award and accolades, he has received Daytime Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Program in three consecutive years, 1997,1998, and 1999.
Of all his weather forecasting, anchoring, a couple of books published, he has earned a quite decent amount of money. Currently, he has been earning $8 million per year as a salary and has an estimated net worth of $30 million.
Al Roker’s Wife and Children
Al Roker was previously married to Alice Bell in 1984 who is WNBC producer . Unfortunately, their a decade-long marriage came to an end in 1994. They are blessed with one daughter named Courtney. Later, he tied the knot with former journalist Deborah Roberts in 1995 whom he met when she joined NBC in 1990 as a reporter.
“In the pregnancy process I have come to realize how much of the burden is on the female partner. She’s got a construction zone going on in her belly.”
As for now their two decades of marriage still going well. Additionally, they are blessed with a daughter Leila and a son Nicholas Albert. Besides her, he has not been with any girls and there is no news of separation and divorce.
Al Roker’s Social Media and Body Measurements
Al Roker stands 5 feet and 8 inches tall but his weight is unknown. Furthermore, he is bald and he has brown eyes.
He is highly active on social media profile such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has over 376k followers on Instagram, over 2.52 million followers on Twitter and 84k followers on Facebook.