Al Roker Biography
Al Roker is an American Meteorologist, actor, author, journalist, and television personality working as an anchor on NBC’s Today and co-anchor on NBC Nightly News.
Al Roker Age
He was born Albert Lincoln Roker Jr. on the 20th of August 1954 in Queens, New York, U.S.
Al Roker Height
He stands at a height of 5 ft 8 inches tall.
Al Roker Family
He is the son of Isabel Roker and Albert Lincoln Roker Sr. a bus driver. Details about his siblings are not known. They will be updated once available.
Al Roker Wife
Roker was married to WNBC producer Alice Bell. The couple married in 1984 and later divorced in 1994. A year after their divorce, he married fellow journalist Deborah Roberts, The couple met when Roker joined NBC as a reporter in 1990.
Al Roker Children
The couple has three children: two daughters, Courtney, who was born in 1987, and Leila, who was born in 1998, and one son, Nicholas Albert born in 2002.
Al Roker Education
He enrolled at Manhattan’s Xavier High School and later graduated. He served as a member of the Cartooning & Illustration Club of the school on many projects. He then attended New York State University in Oswego, where he graduated with a B.A. in 1976 in telecommunications.
Al Roker Career
He started his career as a weather anchor in New York for CBS affiliate WHEN-TV. He spent two years working there and left in 1976. He moved to Washington after completing his training and joined the independent station WTTG as a weathercast. He then had an opportunity to work for WKYC-TV in Cleveland on NBC. He was promoted and moved to WNBC-TV in his hometown after working there for five years.
He served as a weekend weathercaster and was later hired as a daily weeknight weathercaster for the station. He started hosting The Al Roker Show, which was a 1995 weekend talk show on CNBC. He later worked on Today as the weekday weathercast. He has been hosting the show since 1996 as the main host. He also covered the Wilma Hurricane from the inside and showed some of the viral videos as well.
He hosted “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” followed by Roker on the lane, a food program. He has written and published a few books, including The Morning Show Murders, The Midnight Show Murders, and The Talk Show Murders. He set the current Guinness World Record for news, predictions on November 12 from 10:05 PM until around 8:00 AM on November 14. He presented a week-long segment on the Today Show in celebration of the five-game show.
- The Morning Show Murders: A Novel
- Al Roker’s Big Bad Book of Barbecue: 100 Easy Recipes for Backyard Barbecue
- The Midnight Show Murders: A Billy Blessing Novel
- Don’t Make Me Stop This Car: Adventures in Fatherhood
- The Talk Show Murders: A Billy Blessing Novel
Al Roker Salary
He earns an estimated annual salary of $20 million.
Al Roker Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $60 million.