Al Roker aka Albert Lincoln Roker Jr. is an American weatherman, TV personality, actor, and writer. Al Roker noted as a meteorologist for NBC’s Today holds American Meteorological Society TV seal. He is thirteen-time Emmy winning television personality.
- Birthday: August 20, 1954 (Age 63)
- Ethnicity: Mixed (African-American)
- Nationality: American
- Profession: Journalist, TV personality, weather forecaster
Al Roker Wife – Deborah Roberts and Kids
Al Roker and His Wife Deborah Roberts Have a Sweet, Enduring Love Story. Previously, Roker was married to wife Alice Bell with whom he had adopted a baby girl.
Roker and Alice initially dated each other and tied the knot, however, thing’s didn’t turn out well and they got divorced in 1994. But before he divorced wife Alice, the former duo adopted a baby girl named Courtney Roker.
The following year he tied a knot with reporter Deborah Roberts whom he met at NBC. Currently, the beloved couple is living an ecstatic life with their two kids.
Roker was born in Queen New York to father Albert Lincoln Roker Sr., a bus driver, and mother Isabel Roker.
A Jamaican mother and Bahamian father, he was raised Catholic who primarily urged to become a cartoonist.
- Parents: Albert Lincoln Roker Sr. and Isabel Roker
- Wife: Deborah Roberts
- Children: 3 (Courtney, Leila, and Nicholas Albert)
- Marital Status: Married
To clinch the dream, he attended Xavier High School in Manhattan and served several projects as a part of school’s Cartooning and Illustration Club.
After graduating he enrolled in the State University of New York at Osewaga to earn B.A. in communications.
Al Roker Age and Height – How old is Al Roker?
Al Roker with height – 5 feet 6.5 inches is one of the fittest men on an average body. With intense workout and healthy diet, he has maintained his physique.
Roker-63 is undeniably one of the fittest NBC star and weather anchor across the Hollywood. When it comes to NBC hunk, Roker is at the top of the list with his charisma and physique.
The New York-based NBC weather reporter has only grown better and handsome with time.
- Height: 5 feet 6.5 inches
- Body Measurements: N/A
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Weight: 70 kg
However, the incredibly looking Roker wasn’t always fit; in fact, he was the heftiest of all. To walk the journey from fat to fit, Roker had to conquer his obesity.
The weather anchor lost his hefty weight through the combined effort of gastric bypass surgery, a healthy diet, and an intense workout regimen.
In his off time, Roker also spends quality time with friends and family. He often travels with his family and goes to the beach and theme park.
Al Roker TV Shows: NBC’s Today and Nightly News
Al Roker is a weather anchor for NBC ‘Today‘. Due to his excellence reports and work ethic, he was a substitute host for several NBC shows.
Al Roker first started his career as a weather reporter for CBS-affiliated WTVH, the time when he was still attending University and continued to serve the network till he finished his senior years. Following the graduation, he relocated to Washington to join independent station WTTG for a weather forecasting job, serving the network for over two years.
- In 1995, he launched his own talk show ‘The Al Roker Show’ on CNBC
- From 1990 to 1995, Roker was the substitute for Willard Scott and Matt Lauer on ‘Today’
- In 2014, Roker was named an honorary commodore in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary after he narrated a Coast Guard documentary series
He then landed a job in WKYC-TV in 1978, spend five years in the NBC affiliated station, and he got promoted to a position in network flagship station WNBC-TV as a weekend weathercaster. In the interior of eight months, he replaced 27-year WNBC-TV legendary Dr. Frank Field and became station’s regular weathercaster.
During his time at NBC, he did few segments for David Letterman late night talk show including the elevator racing that led him a job at Weekend Today as a forecaster. When Willard Scott failed to make the show following the sickness and leave, Roker used to frequently fill in the post.
Since 1996, he began to work at ‘Today’ as a weekday weather anchor alongside Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, and Natalie Morales. Through his tenure at NBC, Roker has reported live from some of America’s biggest storms and natural disasters including exclusive inside reports from Hurricane Wilma. In his Today career, Roker has hosted country’s biggest and highly celebrated events like Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Rose Bowl Parade and has also interviewed international newsmakers and celebrities.
Besides providing weather reports and hosting shows for NBC, Roker has also presented shows on Food Network and had performed almost two hours live stint named Wake Up with Al on The Weather Channel. The mighty and brilliant weatherman is the owner and CEO of Al Roker Entertainment, Inc, a trusted multi-media authority which produces award-winning shows and content for global brands.
Al Roker Net Worth and Salary
Al Roker is an American television weather forecaster, actor and TV personality and author who has a net worth of $30 million dollars. The NBC weathercaster reportedly makes $5 million, salary per year of his successful career.
With his million dollar net worth, he has purchased luxurious New York Brownstone.
- Net Worth: $30 million
- Salary: $5 million
Moreover, Roker has treated himself and wife Deborah with a lavish five-floor Manhattan brownstone.
The Today weathercaster shares the home with his partner, two children, and a dog.