Matt Lauer

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth December 30, 1957
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Working for NBC's The Today Show
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Spouse Annette Roque (m. 1998), Nancy Alspaugh (m. 1981–1988)
Children(s) Romy Lauer, Thijs Lauer, Jack Matthew Lauer
Qualification Degree
Education at Ohio University
Net Worth(s) $60 million
Name on Birth Matthew Todd "Matt" Lauer
Divorce One Time
Height 1.80 m
Weight N/A
Religion Christian
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Gray
Twitter @MLauer
Age 63 Years

Matt Lauer has been co-anchor of NBC News’ TODAY since January 6, 1997. He joined TODAY in January 1994 as the show’s news anchor.


Matt Lauer was born on 30 December 1957, in New York City, New York, USA as Matthew Todd Lauer.

School College

Lauer is a graduate of the School of Media Arts and Studies of Ohio University. He attended Ivy Tech, but dropped out. In 1997, he received his undergraduate degree from Ohio University at the age of 39. He had dropped out of Ohio University's School of Telecommunications in the spring of 1979.

Father, Mother

He was the son of Marilyn Kolmer, a boutique owner, and Jay Robert Lauer, a bicycle-company executive. His parents divorced during his youth, and his father died in 1997.

Children Kids

He and Annette Roque have three children- Romy Lauer, Jack Matthew Lauer, Thijs Lauer.

Girlfriend, dating and affair

From 1989 until 1996, he dated Kristen Gesswein, a television newscaster. They were briefly engaged.

Career Life and Jobs

By 1980, he was an on-air reporter.

Lauer spent the 1980s in various reporting gigs along the East Coast, working for several news magazines, and eventually landing back in New York. There, he hosted several short-lived shows, including Fame, Fortune & Romance with Robin Leach in 1986, Esquire Show on Lifetime in 1989 and the late-night talk show Day's End.

In 1989, he became co-host for the live talk show 9 Broadway Plaza, establishing himself as one of New York's most audience-friendly anchors. Banking on his easy charm and universal good looks, NBC signed him on in 1992 to co-host two shows, Live at Five and Today in New York. Soon, he became a frequent host for the network's specials, including Today at Night, The Tournament of Roses Parade and Up for the Golden Globes. In 1994, Lauer became news anchor for the prestigious Today show, and in 1997 succeeded Bryant Gumbel as co-host opposite Katie Couric.

He joined TODAY in January 1994 as the show’s news anchor. From September 1992 to September 1996, Lauer was at WNBC in New York City where he served as a co-anchor of the early morning newscast “Today in New York” and as a co-anchor of the early evening newscast “News Channel 4/Live at Five.” He began substituting on TODAY as a news anchor in early 1993 before becoming the permanent news anchor in 1994.

Wife, Marriage and Divorce

Lauer was married from 1981 until 1988, to a television producer named Nancy Alspaugh. The marriage ended in divorce.

In 1998, he married Annette Roque, a Dutch model known as "Jade."

Shirtless and pictures

His pictures can be found on various websites and his fans search for his pictures.

Height, weight and age

He has a tall physique with a height of 180 centimeters. His desire to stay fit and healthy has balanced his weight too.

Nationality, Ethnicity, religion

He is an American citizen and he is of white ethnicity.

Net Worth, Salary and income

Matt Lauer is an American news anchor and TV host who has a net worth of $60 million.

Award and Achievement

In 1999 Matt won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Program, 1998 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Quotes, Gossip and Rumor News

During Roque's pregnancy with their third child in 2006, she and Lauer separated. Although Roque filed for divorce in Manhattan Supreme Court on September 13, 2006, the couple subsequently reconciled.

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