Albert Lincoln 'AL' Junior is mostly known and esteemed television personality. He is commonly known by the name AL Roker. He is an American television personality, an actor, and book author and weather forecaster. He is famous as weather anchor on NBC's Today. He also very often appears in NBC's Nightly News.
Albert was born on August 20, 1954 in Queens, New York City, New York, United States. He is of mixed ethnicity; he belongs to Jamaican and Bahamian ethnicity. His mother Leila Roberts was Jamaican and his father Nicholas Albert Roker was Bahamian. His aim was to be a cartoon artist but his course of aim changed and he is a successful and famous weather anchor of America.
Roker is very qualified person; he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from State University of New York at Oswego. He started his career as a weather anchor at CBS affiliate WHEN-TV. He later began to work with NBC when he was hired in the NBC's affiliate WKYC TV in Cleveland. He has a great reporting skills so he was promoted to NBC's other outlets. According to rumors he was once fired from NBC. However, his hard work, talents and skills in journalism made him come back with Today's show and NBC's News at Sunrise in his hand. He went out loud in crowd, he has then climbed the heights and thee days he hosts his own show The AL Roker Show.
He is the greatest reporter in America. He has also reported a live hurricane, Wilma from inside it. He was once swept away by hurricane reporting it live. This video of him was viral over internet after it was broadcasted. The 'AL Roker Pops Himself at White House' is yet another video of him that went viral. He has not only done serious and courageoug weather jobs. He has hosted many sports and game shows, he is always a great sports show fan himself. Shows like Celebrity Family Feud, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! was hosted by AL Roker. He also hosted the show Who Wants To Be A millionaire as a substitute.
Roker didnot stop here itself he also hosted Food Network shows like "Tricked-out Tilgating" and "Roker on the Road". Far from his reporting and anchoring job he is also a writer. He has wrote several non-fiction books, The Midnight Show Murders is one of them. This book was even nominated for a 2011 Nero Award.
The versatile Roker is known in various fields. He does never limits himself in single field. His interest is in various fields and he is also successful in these fields.
successful in these fields.
In his personal life, Roker has married thrice till today. His previous two marriages weren’t so successful. However, he is very happy with his third marriage. Is current wife Deborah Roberts is his third wife and she is also a journalist who works for NBC and ABC. They got married in the year 1995, and they were very happy fot it. It has already been 20 years this couple is living happily and going stronger in their relation. Roker has a total of three children’s. Deborah and Roker have been great parents for their children. Their family of three children and parents are living happily in New York. There are no any possibilities of Roker's divorce with Deborah.
Roker is very versatile and smart guy. He stands tall with a height of 5feet and 8 inches. He is very confident and smart while casting news and or hosting shows. There is no doubt that his fans even has gay crush over him. He is loved by his audience and also admired. His age and his profession don’t fit him to snap a shirtless picture. Though you might get his shirtless pictures over internet but they are very rare to find. Fans can find his different photos of all his profession years and good times & bad times.
he seems healthy but he has been with ups and downs in health issues. He had many health problems in past. Roker once also underwent a gastric bypass surgery for loosing weight in starting of year 2002. He loosed 100 pounds i.e 45Kg of his weight in just 8 months. His figure changed rapid from fatty to slim guy in just 8 months. He has also gone through total knee arthoplasty on his left knee and very recently he also had his back operation. After al these hassles he is perfectly in shape and healthy these days.
Roker has appeared in numerous television shows and movies. Fans can find detail about this in wiki sites or Wikiepedia. His complete biography can be found in IMDb or any other site in web. Roker also timely uses his Facebook, Instagram and Twitter account. He can be followed in Twitter by @alroker. Fans can know about his updates, latest shows and events from his social networking sites profile.
His net worth is calculated to be $30 million and increasing. His versatility has let him earn millions of money and fans. He falls under wide variety of talents like TV journalist, TV meteorologist, Presenter, TV producer, voice actor, actor, writer and author, therefore Roker's annual salary is approximately $7million.
|Birth Date||August 20, 1954|
|Profession||Television Meteorologist , TVJournalist and Newscaster|
|Wife||Alice Bell (m. 1984–1994),Deborah Roberts (m. 1995)|
|Divorce||Yes (2 times)|
|Is Gay/Lesbian ?||No|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Height||5 feet and 8 inches|
|Children/Kids||Yes (3 childs)|
|Books||Hassle-Free Holiday Cookbook, Big Bad Book of Barbecue, The Midnight Show Murders|