Matt Lauer | Biography

Matt Lauer with the professional status as Television anchor and host holds American nationality. Born on 30th December 1957, he is son of Robert Lauer and Marilyn Kolmer. His mother was a boutique owner and his father was a bicycle company executive, so he belonged to working class family background and was brought up by Jewish father. He doesn’t follow any religion as he quotes he is spiritually curious. Matt, in the 55 years of his age has traveled a considerate distance in his career and is recognized as the favorite host in The Today’s Show in NBC’s since 1996. The talented anchor has also led his contribution for the network’s show Dateline NBC. During his career he has worked with the several local affiliates and the main network including WOWK-TV, WWOR_TV, WNBC-TV and others. This talented anchor started his career in television serving as producer in 1979 in Huntington in West Virginia for the WOWK-TV for their 12 o clock news. He has also anchored the WNBC and has also served as the host for the local talk show in Boston Philadelphia, Richmond and Providence. Furthermore he has been associated with PM Magazine as their host along with ESPN in 1990s as their sideline reporter. Lauer also hosted parts of HBO Entertainment News in the beginning of 1990s. The graduate of Ohio University he has the net worth of $ 60 million and annual salary of $25 million after he signed new contract with ABC news in 2012.

 

Matt Lauer, with his work and capabilities is known all over the states as well as world. The journalist doesn’t hesitate to go shirtless as there is the video in you tube in internet that shows him shirtless. With the height of 5ft 11 inch, he is also blessed in biceps department. His popular show was “where in the World was Matt Lauer”, which brought him additional success and popularity. Furthermore he also hosted Discovery show The Greatest American on Discovery. To add more in his notable work list would be his interview with Prince William and Harry in June of 2007 as well as he co-hosted Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in its live coverage in NBC. Often rumored to be one of the prominent reasons behind the exit of Ann Curry his co-host in Today show; however he denied the claim and proved him as her good wisher who actually tried to stop her departure in Operation Bambi which revealed Jim Bell the executive producer of show was behind the Curry departure plot.

 

The personal biography of Matt Lauer includes his divorce, marriage, scandals, rumored affair and many more. At the 55 years of his age he is a married man with three children. The anchor is married to Annette Roque. Roque is the model by profession and is of Dutch nationality with the nick name as Jade. The pair tied their knot on 1998 and has three children together. Because of some issues and problem Jade and Matt separated in 2006 when she was pregnant with their third child and filed for divorce on 13th September 2006 in Manhattan Supreme Court but latter the pair reconciled. Before Jade he was married to Nancy Alspaugh a television producer from 1981 to 1988 and was also engaged to news reporter Kristen Gesswein for small period. There is no conformed news about his affairs or cheating so far. But he was caught in scandal for the affair rumor with the 20 years old brunette Lucie. But he critized the claim and the rumor wasn’t proved. There is no news of his additional dating and girlfriend so far. Also the name of his three children is nowhere to be found on the internet. Keeping his past aside, he is been faithful to his wife till date and they are happy in their relationship.

 

The anchor that was once known for his thick hair in his head is balding noticeably in few years. In one of the episode in his Today show along with Al-Rooker he was seen hopeful for the baldness cure. The more and additional information about him can be achieved from the official website of anchor. His bio is available in Wikipedia. His admirers can also follow their correspondent in Twitter, as it has become one of the popular ways to reach out to the desire person and Matt is big in tweeting. The other personal websites related to him can also provide more information related to the anchor.

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