Facts of Al Roker
|Full Name:||Al Roker|
|Age:||65 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||August 20, 1954|
|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|
|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)|
|Net Worth:||$30 Million|
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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.
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.
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.
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: 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.