Natalie Morales is an American national correspondent for NBC News who previously co-hosted Today. She also anchors for other NBC’s programs like Dateline NBC and NBC Nightly News.
On 22 August 1998, Natalie Morales married to Joseph Rhodes. In 2004, Natalie gave birth to her first son Josh and after four years the couple welcomed another baby boy, Luke Hudson.
The Rhodes couple is never heard cheating each other and is happily residing in Brentwood, California with their sons.
Natalie, 46, was born to Mario Morales, Jr. who was Lieutenant Colonel from Puerto Rico and Brazilian mother, Penelope.
She was grown up in America, Brazil, and Spain as a consequence of her father military profession.
She completed her high school from Caesar Rodney High School in Camden, Delaware in 1990. Later, she enrolled at the Rutgers University and graduated with a bachelor degree in journalism and Latin American studies.
When there, she was associated with Phi Beta Kappa as well as graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Natalie Morales stands an average height of 5 Feet 3 Inch (163 cm) and weighs 58 Kg. Moreover, she possesses alluring body measurements with seducing curves and ample chest.
She is considered one of the hottest female journalists in the world. In fact, she doesn’t look of her age though becoming a mother of two grown-up sons.
She is not lesser than any Hollywood actress when it comes to beauty and body. Being blessed with charming face gave her easy entry to television as an anchor.
Her magnet-like brown eyes and blonde hair enhance her beauty better than great.
With a good sense of style and makeup, Morales aces every show with her drop-dead glamour. In short, her personality is far better than any other celebrities who are half of her age.
In her leisure, she seems to spend time with her sons and husband. As a hobby, she loves exploring new places, adventurous vacations, and foodstuffs.
Morales is a well-known journalist of this era garnished with intense knowledge and beauty. Regarding her incredible works, she has been nominated several times for prestigious Emmy Awards.
Later finishing her college, Morales joined Chase Bank and worked for a while. Following, she worked for WVIT-TV in Hartford, Connecticut as a host as well as a reporter.
There she covered the 2000 Presidential election, September 11 attacks, Hurricane Floyd and Columbine High School massacre. Furthermore, she co-anchored and reported for a documentary, Save Our Sound in collaboration with WNBC regarding the preservation of the Long Island Sound.
The documentary was nominated for Emmy.
She started to work as early morning presenter for News 12- The Bronx where she also operated as editor producer and camera operator. After that, Morales enrolled with Court TV and worked behind the scenes for about 2 years.
Concerning her reporting, she was also named one of the 50 Most Influential Latinas by El Diario La Prensa newspaper in 1999.
In 2002, she signed for MSNBC and served as host and correspondent for 4 years. Shortly, she started joined NBC’s Today as a nationalized correspondent. In 2011, the network announced Morales will be placed as news host replacing Ann Curry for Today show.
Apart from that, she is also anchoring weekday entertainment program, Access Hollywood from 2016 replacing Billy Bush.
It’s not over; Natalie Morales is also a devoted runner and has participated in three New York City Marathons and two others.
She also runs in triathlons and has been featured on a cover page of Triathlete Magazine in 2010.
Natalie Morales reportedly earns an annual salary of USD$2 million and has an estimated net worth of USD$ 8.5 million. Moreover, the Rhodes couple purchased the townhouse in Hoboken, New Jersey at $1 million in 2004 which was sold at $3.1 million in late 2016.
Being national correspondent of one of the reputed network of the world, she is living a lavish lifestyle.
Through her hard work and immense dedication, she has earned all those assets by self.