Matt Lauer Biography
Matt Todd Lauer is an American former television news personality, well known for his work with NBC News. Later after working as a local news personality in New York City on WNBC, his first national exposure became as the news anchor for The Today Show since 1994 to 1997.
How old is Matt Lauer? – Age
The television news personality is 65 years old as of 2023. He was born on 30 December 1957, in New York, New York, United States, where he also grew up.
How tall is Matt Lauer? – Height
Lauer stands at a height stature of 5 feet 10 inches (1.8 m).
Matt Lauer Mother, Father, Sisters – Family
Lauer was born to his parents in New York, New York, United States. He is the son of Marilyn Lauer and Robert Lauer. It is known that his mother is a boutique owner while her father worked as a bicycle-company executive. He was brought up along with his sibling; April Lauer Stone.
Deborah Roberts Education
Lauer received his undergraduate degree from Ohio University at age 39 years in 1997; he as well had studied at the school’s Scripps College of Communication, and also School of Media Arts and Studies.
Is Matt Lauer Married? – Wife
Lauer married a television producer known as Nancy Alspaugh from 1982 to 1989. They as well had no children. Later in July 1997, he married Dutch model Annette Roque, whom he met on a blind date.
Matt Lauer Children
They are blessed with three children together: son Jack born in June 26, 2001, daughter Romy born in October 2, 2003, and son Thijs born in November 28, 2006.
Matt Lauer Career
Before, he had dropped out of the same institution in the spring of 1979 to start his television career, after he was also hired as a producer of the noon newscast for WOWK-TV in Huntington, West Virginia. Afterwards by 1980, he had become an on-air reporter for the station’s 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts.
In 1992, Lauer joined NBC when he was co-anchor of the early weekday news show Today in New York on the network’s New York flagship station WNBC. Later after a year, he besides filled the role of Live at Five co-anchor along with Sue Simmons, eventually taking the role permanently and also giving up the morning shift by 1994; he became replaced on Today in New York by Maurice DuBois.
Furthermore, he stepped in for Scott Simon, Mike Schneider and also Jack Ford as the co-host of Weekend Today, and for Ann Curry well known as anchor of the former NBC News program NBC News at Sunrise from 1992 to 1997. Besides, he had filled in for Tom Brokaw on NBC Nightly News.
In addition, Lauer co-hosted the opening ceremonies of many Olympic Games, carrying on what his former co-host Katie Couric had done since the 2000 Summer Olympics. Moreover, his commentary on the 2012 opening ceremonies, together with that of co-hosts Meredith Vieira and also Bob Costas, came under fierce criticism, being described as (ignorant) and (banal).
Matt Lauer Net Worth
Citing his acting career, Matt has an estimated net worth of $80 million.
Matt Lauer Instagram
You can find and follow Lauerh on Instagram using the account name: @MattLauer