Al Roker Wife (Deborah Roberts) Age, Height, Kids, Net Worth 2023, Ig

“Always be yourself. That’s all you’ve got; when you strip everything down, that’s all you’ve got. So, always be yourself.” These are the words that Albert Lincoln “Al” Roker Jr. follows as his life mantra.

Al Roker is a weather presenter, Journalist, T.V. personality, actor, author, producer, and business owner. Current Al Roker Wife is fellow journalist Deborah Roberts in 1995.

The weather presenter holds a Guinness World Record for an uninterrupted live weather report of 33 hours. He set this record on November 14, 2014, at 8:00 am Eastern Standard Time.

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Al Roker age is 69 years old.
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Al Roker has been honored for 40 years of working with N.B.C. The Today Plaza, a large complex built with 19 commercial buildings in it, was named Rockefeller Plaza/Center in his honor.

Roker is considered the most reliable weatherman not only for its accuracy but also for amazing delivery. His tone changes with the change in weather when he delivers, and that’s what makes the audience love him.

The weatherman has been holding the weather anchor position in N.B.C.’s “Today Show” for the last 25 years, and he still holds the same position. He is also the owner of “Al Roker Entertainment.”

Al Roker: Quick Facts

Birth Name Albert Lincoln “Al” Roker Jr.
Nick Name Al Roker
Age 69
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Leo
Birth Place New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Date of Birth August 20, 1954
Nationality American
Hometown New York City
Mother’s Name Isabel Roker
Father’s name Albert Lincoln Roker Sr.
Siblings Alisa Smith, Christopher Roker
Height 5’8” (173 cm)
Weight 78 kgs (172 lbs.)
Race/Ethnicity Jamaican-Bahamian descent
Body Measurement N/A
Eye Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Shoe Size 9.5 US
College/University State University of New York Oswego
Social Media Presence Instagram, Twitter
Profession Weatherman, businessman
Partner Deborah Roberts
Net Worth 2023 $70 million
Annual Salary $10 million
Last Update On March 2023

Who Is Al Roker Wife?

Roker has married thrice. The details of Al Roker first wife are not available. The author married his second wife, Alice Bell, in 1984.

The couple adopted an infant daughter in 1987 and named her Courtney. He also has a stepson named Gregory. They got divorced in 1994 after around ten years of marriage.

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Al Roker with his wife Deborah
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Current Al Roker Wife is fellow journalist Deborah Roberts in 1995. The couple has two children, a daughter named Leila and a son named Nicholas.

There is an interesting talk that Al Roker might be gay. Rumors have been flowing all around the circuit about his sexuality. However, Roker has not cleared out the fact. With Deborah being the wife of the reporter, the critics can be shut off with ease.

Al Roker Early Life 

TV Personality Al Roker was born in the borough of Queens, New York City, New York, on August 20, 1954.

Roker was born to Isabel Roker of Jamaican descent and bus driver Albert Lincoln Roker Sr. of Bahamian descent. He was raised catholic, the faith of his mother.

While growing up, Al Roker used to accompany his father to the job, and his father used to ride the bus with AL Roker in his lap.

Like every other child, Al Roker also had different dreams while growing up. TV Presenter Roker wanted to be a cartoonist when he was young. But eventually, he realized what his true passion was, and now he is doing what he loves the most.

The weatherman graduated from Xavier high school in Manhattan. Roker attended the State University of New York located at Oswego. Here he completed his B.A. in Communications in 1976.

Roker attended meteorology classes in the state during his graduation to satisfy his university science requirements but later grew interested in the subject.

Al Roker is also related to the late actress Roxie Roker and rock musician Lenny Kravitz. Lenny and Al Roker share the same great-great-grandfathers, which makes them third cousins.

What is Al Roker’s Ethnicity?

Al Roker has Jamaican descent from his mother’s side and Bahamian descent from his father’s side. TV Presenter Roker was born and brought up in America and belongs to the black community.

Al Roker Age and Height| How Tall Is Al Roker?

Al Roker height is 5 ft 8 inches and weighs 78 kgs. Al Roker age is 69 years old. Roker’s body measurement is not available yet. Interestingly he has decided to keep his body fit with the help of regular gym work and also a healthy diet.

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At times there have been health complications but the reporter has maintained them well.

Al Roker has brown eyes and black hair. With the good-looking body shape, the smile on the face of Al Roker suits the case pretty well. If anything on the shoe and dress size comes through readers will be made aware.

Al Roker Controversy and Scandals

In 2021 Roker faced a huge backlash due to his opinion on the Olympics logo.

He later clarified the statement, saying, “I want to clarify that I was not joking about epilepsy or anyone who suffers from epilepsy. We understand and know that this is a serious affliction and would never joke about that. We were joking about the logo, not about epilepsy. If anybody is offended, I heartily and humbly apologize.”

The actor also came into the headline after claiming that a cab driver didn’t pick up him and his son but a white man on the next block.

Al Roker Net Worth 2023

According to celebrity net worth Al Roker net worth in 2023 is $70 million. Being a weather forecaster, Al Roker has made a huge amount of net worth from it.

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Al Roker in The Today Show.
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From the NBC work, Al Roker net worth is bound to increase by $50 million. He will be paid the amount over the period of five years. The contract covers his duties as the weather channel expert and on The Today Show.

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  • From 1973 to 1975, he played at his college radio station WNYO 88.9 FM.
  • In 1974, while he was still in college, he grabbed a part-time job at C.B.S. affiliate WHEN-TV (now W.T.V.H.) as a weekend weather forecaster.
  • Likewise, In 1975 he was promoted to a weekday weather forecaster.
  • In 1976, he started his career as a weather anchor at an independent station WTTG-TV in Washington DC.
  • Similarly, In 1978 the anchor left WTTG-TV and moved to Cleveland, Ohio, securing a job as a weathercaster at WKYC-TV, owned by N.B.C., situated in New York City.
  • The weatherman remained in the organization till 1983.
  • In 1983, Roker started as a weekend weather anchor. Within eight months, he became a weeknight and then weekly weather forecaster in 1985.
  • Roker’s career started gaining elevation. He started working as a substitute for legends like Willard Scott and Joe Bitt at N.B.C.
  • In 1994, the anchor started his new venture “Al Roker Entertainment Inc.” which has seen huge success with the production of various T.V.T.V. programs for network, cable, digital, and streaming channels.
  • In 1995, the businessman worked as a host for N.B.C.’s “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”
  • Likewise, At the same, he started hosting the ‘Al Roker Show’ on CNBC.
  • In 1996, Roker hosted a game show ‘Remember this?’ on M.S.N.B.C.
  • The same year Roker started his career as the host of ‘Today Show’ after Willard Scott retired.
  • In 2000, the weatherman published his first book, ‘Don’t make me stop this car! Adventures in Fatherhood. The book remained a New York Times bestseller for weeks.
  • Roker published a few more weeks, and the latest one is his 13th book ‘You look so much better in person0 True stories of Absurdity and Success, which was published in July 2020.
  • In 2008, he worked as a host for N.B.C.’s ‘Celebrity Family Feud.’
  • In 2016, the author hosted game shows like ‘Game on TODAY.’
  • From November 12, 2012, to September 22, 2017, the weatherman co-hosted ‘Today’s Take.’
  • In 2018 he co-hosted ‘3rd hour Today’ although his main focus was always weather forecasting.
  • The weatherman also forecasted live radio stations from 5:00 am to 7:00 am under the weather channel named ‘Wake up with Al.’
  • Roker’s first T.V.T.V. show appearance was in ‘Another World’ during the year 1990.
  • Al Roker has appeared in many T.V.T.V. shows, his latest one being in the Roy Chain episode of the crime thriller ‘Blacklist’ in 2020.

Interesting Facts About Al Roker

  • Lenny Kravitz is his cousin.
  • Al jokingly called himself Willard Scott’s love child in an interview.
  • Roker is an animation freak and owns more than 100 animation cels.
  • He has Bahamian and Jamaican descent.
  • He has written a book with his wife, Deborah Roberts.
  • The weatherman has received various Emmy awards, including Cleveland Emmy awards, New York Emmy award, York Area Emmy Awards, and a special Emmy Award, for outstanding community service.
  • Roker earned the best weatherman in New York magazine in 1985.
  • Al Roker holds a Guinness world record for continuous forecasting of weather for 33 hours straight.

Frequently asked questions

Is Al Roker diagnosed with cancer?

Yes, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2020.

Is Al Roker a meteorologist?

No, he is an American weather forecaster, journalist, television personality, actor, and author.

Who is Al Roker wife?

Deborah Roberts is the current Al Roker wife.

How many children does Al Roker have?

He has one daughter and one stepson from his second marriage, a daughter, and a son from his marriage with Deborah Roberts.

What is Al Roker’s Net Worth?

Al Roker’s net worth is $10 million.

How tall is Al Roker?

Al Roker height is 5 ft 8 inches.

Is Al Roker gay?

There have been rumours regarding the sexuality of Al Roker. Some fans suggest he is gay but the sure data isnt available.

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