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(American Journalist, television presenter)

Deborah Roberts is an American renowned television journalist. She is married and a mother of two.

Relationship Facts of Deborah Roberts

Deborah Roberts is married to AIRoker.
Deborah Roberts married on September 16, 1995.
💑 Anniversary in 101 days 💑
She is mother of Two (Leila Ruth Roker, Nicholas Albert Roker).
Deborah Roberts is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Deborah Roberts?

Deborah Roberts’s marital status is married. She is a married woman and a mother of two children.

Her husband is AI Roker who is also a journalist, television personality, and weather forecaster.

The couple exchange vows on the 16th of September 1995.

The pair welcomed their first child a daughter named Leila Ruth Roker on November 17, 1998. Likely, their second child a son named Nicholas Albert Roker was born on July 18, 2002.

Roberts is a second wife of Roker who previously gets married to WNBC producer Alice Bell. Roker has also another daughter named Courtney Roker who is adopted by Bell and Roker in 1987.


  • At present,  Deborah is 60 years old.
  • Her Sun sign is Virgo.
  • She is a pet lover and she has a dog too named Pepper.
  • Her Favorite color is yellow.

Who is Deborah Roberts?

Deborah Roberts is an American renowned television journalist. She currently works for the ABC News division of the ABC broadcast television network.

The journalist regularly reports on Nightline, Good Morning America, and World News Tonight along with David Muir.

Deborah Roberts: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

The Journalist was born on September 20, 1960, in Perry, Georgia, the U.S. Her birth name is Deborah Ann Roberts. She holds an American nationality and is of African-American descent.

The name of her parents is Benjamin Roberts and Ruth Roberts. Her father owned a carpet installation business whereas her mother is a housewife. She was one of nine children of her parents.

Her elder sister’s and brother’s name is Tina Clarington and Lawrence Jr. (Aka Butch). Further, her other sibling’s details are not available.

In which school did Deborah Roberts attend?

In 1982, Robert received a degree of a Bachelor of Journalism from the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. Similarly, she was awarded the University of Georgia Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1992 for her rapid success as a journalist.

Deborah Roberts: Professional Life, Career

After graduation from college, Roberts started working at WTVM-TV, a local television station in Columbus, Georgia for a year. Then, she moved on to work at WBI in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Moving forward, she served as bureau chief/NASA files reporter/weekend news co-anchor at WFTV in Orlando, Florida from 1987 to 1990. In 1990, she joined NBC News as a general assignment reported where she worked for five years until as a correspondent for Dateline NBC, and NBC News newsmagazine program.

Currently, she served as a correspondent for 20/20, a newsmagazine program in ABC News. She also runs various programs in ABC as an anchor for World News Tonight Weekend, Goos Morning America, Nightline, and so on.

Similarly, she has appeared as a host on Lifetime television, Lifetime Live on. Besides, she published her non-fiction book, ‘Been Three, Done That: Family Wisdom for Modern Times‘ in 2016 alongside her husband, AI Roker.

Awards & Nomination

News & Documentary Emmy Award 

– ABC News was awarded for an Outstanding News Special in 2017.

– Nominated for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine in 2014.

– Awarded for Outstanding Feature Story in 20/20 in 2002.

Daytime Emmy Awards (2019)

– Nominated in the category of Outstanding Morning Program for Good Morning America.

Rumors, Controversy

To date, Roberts has not been part of any sorts of rumors and disputes that create headlines in the media. Also, she stays miles away from such controversial acts that could hamper her personal and professional life.

Deborah Roberts: Net Worth, Salary

As a television journalist, she has earned an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2023. Similarly, her annual salary is around $800 thousand per year. Moreover, her other assets and real estate are still under review.

How tall is Deborah Roberts?

The journalist stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches tall whereas her weight is around 58 kg.

She has black hair color with black pair of eyes color as well. Further, her other body measurement is still under review.

Social Media

Roberts has verified social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has an amassed of nearly 26.3k followers on her Twitter account.

Likely, she is active on Instagram with more than 169k followers. She is also active on Facebook with over 26.3k followers.

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