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Al Roker | Biography

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Al Rooker, Jr's facts

Date of Birth 1954-08-20
Nationality American
Profession Weather Broadcaster, Author, Actor
Ethnicity African American
Married to Deborah Roberts
Children three
Education Degree in Journalism
Education at State University of New York
Net Worth(s) $20 million
Divorce yes
Place of Birth New York

Well-known television personality who has made huge impact with his extra ordinary television show presenting skill, Albert Lincoln Roker Jr., professionally known as “Al Roker” is a famous American TV personality, weather forecaster and actor. Al Roker is widely recognized for working as weather anchor on NBC’s show ‘Today’.

Al Roker Facts

Name: Al Roker

Birthday: 20th August, 1954

Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television Journalist, weather forecaster

Nationality: American

Height: 5 feet 8 inches

Wife: Deborah Roberts

Children: 3

College/ University: State University

Net Worth: $30 million dollars

Al Roker family and personal life

This popular television personality and journalist, Al Roker puts his first step in this world on 20th August, 1954 in Queens, New York, United States of America. Al Roker carries an American nationality. His star sign is Leo and belongs to black ethnical background. Regarding his education, Al Roker completed his high school education from ‘Xavier High School’. After completing high school education, he earned his University degree from ‘State University’.

Turning some pages of his personal life, distinguished television personality Al Roker’s current relationship status is married. Al Roker got married twice in his life. At first, he tied knot in marital relation with beautiful lady named Alice Bellon on 22nd December, 1983. After sharing nine long years with Alice Bellon, he got separated with her in 1994. Al Roker fell in love with fellow journalist, Deborah Roberts after he ended his relation with Alice in 1994. Roker met Deborah in 1990 while he was working as reporter. Roker got married to Deborah on 16th September, 1995. From getting married to wife Deborah Roberts, he has two children; daughter and son. As far now, there is no news published about Al Roker going through divorce or separation with his wife Deborah. He seems to be spending splendid moment with Deborah and children at the present moment.

61 years aged highly experienced journalist, Al Roker has earned worldwide respect for his immense contribution towards journalism sector. With his extra ordinary presentation skill, he has been able to win heart of all people. Al Roker is a good looking man who has an average body. He stands tall with a height of 5 feet 8 inches. Al Roker is bald and has brown dark colored eyes.

Al Roker Career Growth

Al Roker’s initial work came as weather anchor for the CBS affiliated television network ‘WHEN-TV’. After completing college education, Al Roker shifted his place to Washington D.C. and started working at weather casting position at an independent station ‘WTTG’. In the year 1978, Al Rooker was appointed at Cleveland based television network ‘WKYC-TV’. After serving several years at WKYC-TV, he worked as NBC station. Al Roker got promoted to work at WNBC-TV after he served at NBC station. In 1983, he returned to WNBC-TV and started working as weekend weathercaster there. In 1983, Al Roker was hired as regular substitute weather forecaster for NBC News show ‘NBC News at Sunrise’. He worked for NBC News show for thirteen years. In 1990, he worked for ‘Today Show’. After serving six years in 1996, Al Roker announced semi-retirement from the show. In the year 2005, Al Roker covered the news report from inside ‘Hurricane Wilma’. He gained appreciation from all when he showed his courageous behavior by reporting from Hurricane Wilma. In 2008, Al Roker worked as a host of NBC’s show ‘Celebrity Family Feud’.

Al Roker Net Worth

At the start of 2016, famous television weather forecaster has earned an estimated net worth amount of $30 million dollars.

Al Roker Achievement and Contributions

Al Roker has achieved incredible success from dedicating so many years in broadcasting world. In addition of his hard work as journalist and weather forecaster, Al Roker has also been popular for writing non-fiction book titled ‘Been There, Done That: Family Wisdom for Modern Times’. For more news and recent updates, his fans can follow him on his twitter account @alroker.