Al Roker Net Worth: Biography, Career History, DOB, Books

Al Roker is one of the most beloved faces on NBC’s Today show where he works as a weather anchor and have hosted many of their shows as well. Roker has been with NBC for around 45 years now and the network has rewarded him with both respect and money. On the occasion of his completion of 40 years in the network, the NBC officially named the Today Plaza to “Rokerfeller Plaza”. The 68-year-old weather anchor has amassed quite a fortune while on screen along with wide fame and love. Son of a poor bus driver, Roker has really come a long way through his skills and has a reported net worth of $70 million in 2023.

Al Roker Net Worth as in 2023

Roker picks an annual salary of around $10 million from NBC under his five-year $50 million deal. Under this deal, Al’s duties on both The Today Show and The Weather Channel are covered. In addition to this, he is also legible for a $2 million bonus. Check out the Al Roker Net Worth 2023 along with his salary details.

NameAl Roker
ProfessionJournalist, weather presenter
Net worth in 2023$70 million (est.)
Annual salary$10 million (est.)
Monthly income$0.8 million (est.)

Al Roker Biography

Al Roker was born on 20 August 1954 in the borough of Queens, New York City to Isabel and Albert Lincoln Roker Sr. His father was a bus driver and his family that comprised of the parents and three children had very little money growing up. However, in the words of Roker, the family was very satisfied and content and lived very happily together. Roker initially wanted to be a cartoonist but later attended the State University of New York to receive a BA in communications.

Roker got married at an early age but later got divorced and in 1984 again got married to  WNBC producer Alice Bell. The couple adopted an infant daughter together. Roker and Bell also got divorced and Roker then married TV journalist Deborah Roberts in 1995. They are the parents of daughter Leila and son Nicholas.

Full nameAlbert Lincoln Roker Jr.
ProfessionJournalist, television personality, weather presenter, actor, author
Years active1974 – present
Age68 years
GenderMale
Date of birth20 August 1954
Marital statusMarried
SpouseDeborah Roberts (1995 – present) Alice Bell (1984 – 1994) First spouse (Unknown)
No. of children3
NationalityAmerican
Height173 cm
ParentsIsabel Roker (mother) Albert Lincoln Roker Sr. (father)

Brief Career History

Roker started working as a weather anchor for WHEN-TV in Syracuse (an affiliate of CBS network) while still attending his college. In addition to this, he also DJ’d at the campus radio station. After completing his graduation, Roker moved to Washington, D.C. and took a position of weather caster at independent station WTTG. His career with NBC began in 1978 when he was hired at WKYC in Cleveland.

Roker received wider exposure after appearing on an episode of the talk show Late Night with David Letterman which ultimately led him to become the forecaster for Weekend Today. Roker received the regular weekday weather slot at Today in 1996 after the semi-retirement of its previous weather caster, Willard Scott. Check Richest TV Hosts in the world

Other than weather casting, Roker has been hosting NBC’s coverage of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade since 1995 (except in 2022). He has also co-authored a series of murder mysteries and has worked in many television films and given his voice to character in top animated shows and movies.

Popular Works of Al Roker

Check out some popular movies and TV shows in which Al Roker has appeared or given his voice to.

  1. Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
  2. Ghostbusters (2016)
  3. The Penguins of Madagascar (2012)
  4. The Michael J. Fox Show
  5. The Simpsons (2012)
  6. Sesame Street (2001)
  7. Men in Black (1997)
  8. Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
  9. Another World (1990)
  10. Seinfeld (1993)
  11. Treme (2012)
  12. The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder (2022)
  13. Madagascar franchise
  14. Sharknado franchise
  15. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs franchise

Books:

  • 2000: Don’t Make Me Stop This Car! reflections on fatherhood
  • 2013: Never Goin’ Back: Winning the Weight-Loss Battle For Good
  • 2016: Been There, Done That: Family Wisdom for Modern Times co-written with his wife Deborah Roberts
  • 2009: Billy Blessing- The Morning Show Murders
  • 2010: Billy Blessing- The Midnight Show Murders
  • 2011: Billy Blessing- The Talk Show Murders

Al Roker Contact Details

Instagramhttps://instagram.com/alroker
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/alroker
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/alroker
Websitehttps://alrokerentertainment.com/al-roker/

FAQs

What is the net worth of Al Roker in 2023?

$70 million

What is Al Roker’s annual salary?

Al Roker earns an annual salary of $10 to $11 million dollars from NBC. In addition to this, Roker is also eligible for $2 million in bonus salary.

Has Al Roker adopted a daughter?

Roker and his ex-wife Alice Bell adopted an infant daughter in 1987.

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