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(Weatherman, Television Star)

Al Roker is a Guinness World Record, currently hosting the TODAY show and CEO of AlRokerEnt. He is also an author and penned 'You Look So Much Better In Person.' Roker is married with three children.

Relationship Facts of Al Roker

Al Roker is married to Deborah Roberts {Compare Couple}.
He is father of Three (Nicholas Albert Roker, Leila Roker, and Courtney).
Al Roker is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Al Roker?

Al Roker was married to WNBC producer Alice Bell in 1984. After a decade of their marriage, the couple split up in 1994. They also have one daughter together named Courtney.

Previously, Al had tied the knot with former journalist Deborah Roberts in 1995. The couple first met when Deborah joined NBC in 1990 as a reporter.

Now, it has been more than two decades and the loving couple is still together. Moreover, they are also blessed with two children a daughter Leila and a son Nicholas Albert.

Since their marriage, they have been sharing every moment together.

Al Roker: Biography in Details

Who is Al Roker?

Al Roker is a weatherman and television star from America. Furthermore, Al Roker is also an actor and author. He is popular as being the weather anchor on NBC’s Today.

Moreover, Al also holds the Guinness World Record for reporting for 34 hours. In addition, he has also written several novels such as The Morning Show Murders, The Midnight Show Murders, and The Talk Show Murders.

Who are the parents of Al Roker?

Al Roker was born on August 20, 1954, in Queens, New York City, United States.

He is the son of Isabel, mother, and Albert Lincoln Roker, Sr., father.

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Caption: Al Roker’s wife (Source: Closer Weekly)

Furthermore, his father was a bus driver. During his childhood, Al Roker wanted to become a cartoonist. Later, his interest moved toward journalism.


Concerning his education, Al Roker joined Xavier High School in Manhattan. Later, Al Roker completed his graduate B.A. in communications from the State University of New York at Oswego in 1976.

Al Roker: Career, Profession

Al Roker began his career as a weather anchor for CBS affiliate WHEN-TV in New York. he worked there for almost two years and left in 1976.

After completing his graduation, Al moved to Washington and joined as a weathercast at independent station WTTG. In 1978, he got a chance to work at the NBC at WKYC-TV in Cleveland. After working there for five years, he got a promotion and shifted to WNBC-TV in his hometown.

As a beginner, he was a weekend weathercaster, and soon after eight months appointed as the station’s regular weeknight weathercaster. In 1995, Al began to host the show The Al Roker Show, which was a weekend talk show on CNBC.

Besides this, Al Roker’s turning point came when he became the weekday weathercast on Today. since 1996, he has been hosting the show as the chief host. Furthermore, he has also covered Hurricane Wilma from the inside and also showed some of the viral videos.

In addition, Al Roker set the new Guinness World record for forecasting news from 10:05 PM on November 12 until about 8:00 AM on November 14th. On Today Show, Al has also hosted a week-long segment in the honor of five-game shows.

Additionally, Al Roker also hosted Who Wants to Be a Millionaire for one week followed by a food program, Roker on the road. Apart from that, he has also published a couple of books which include The Morning Show Murders, The Midnight Show Murders, and The Talk Show Murders.


So far, Al Roker has won several awards such as The Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program has been award and Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Special.

Furthermore, he has also received an award Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Program in three consecutive years, 1997,1998, and 1999.

Net Worth

Being a veteran journalist, Al bags a mouthwatering amount of money from his work. As of 2023, he earns a salary of a whopping $8 million. Furthermore, he has a massive net worth of $30 million.

Al Roker: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Back in the 2012 Olympics, Al Roker faced a huge controversy regarding his opinion of the Olympic logo. However, Al later clarified the statement saying,

“I want to make this clear—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 was offended, I heartily and really humbly apologize.”

Once again he was in the headline of controversy after claiming that, a cab driver didn’t pick up him and his son but picked up a white man on the next block. Later he also states a controversial statement, “cabbie picked up a white guy a block away. Wonder why Uber wins?”

Al Roker: New Updates

Al Roker was surprised by his son and wife on his 40th anniversary at NBC.

How tall is Al Roker?

Al Roker has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 150 kg. Furthermore, he has dark brown eyes and is bald.

Social Media

Al Roker is hugely active on social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He regularly keeps posting photos and gives updates on social media. he has more than 99.5k followers on his Facebook account.

Moreover, he has almost 2.5 million followers on Twitter and more than 579 k followers on Instagram.

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