Robin Roberts Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth

Robin Roberts Biography

Robin Roberts is known as an American television broadcaster. In addition, she is the anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America. After being raised in Mississippi and attending Southeastern Louisiana University, Roberts became a sports anchor for local TV and radio stations. Besides, she was a sportscaster on ESPN for 15 years.

How old is Robin Roberts? – Age

The television broadcaster is 62 years old as of 2023. She was born on 23 November 1960, in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States, and raised in Pass Christian, Mississippi.

How tall is Robin Roberts? – Height

Roberts is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall.

Robin Roberts Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Roberts is the daughter of Lucimarian Tolliver and Lawrence E. Roberts. She was brought up along with her siblings; Sally-Ann Roberts, Dorothy Roberts McEwen, Lawrence E. Roberts, Jr. In addition, she credited her parents as cultivating the “three ‘D’s: Discipline, Determination, and ‘De Lord. Likewise, her father was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen.

Robin Roberts’s Education

She went to Pass Christian High School and as well graduated as the class of 1979 salutatorian. Besides, she went to Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana, graduating cum laude in 1983 holding a degree in communication. She as well followed in the footsteps of her older sister Sally-Ann Roberts, who is an anchor at the CBS affiliate WWL-TV in New Orleans.

Is Robin Roberts Married? – Husband

Roberts started a romantic relationship along with massage therapist Amber Laign in 2005. In addition, friends and co-workers had known about her same-sex relationships, She as well publicly acknowledged her sexual orientation for the first time in late December 2013. Likewise in 2015, she was named by Equality Forum as one of their 31 Icons of the 2015 LGBT History Month. Later in September 2023, Roberts and Laign got married.

NBC News Journalist Robin Roberts photo
NBC News Journalist Robin Roberts photo

Robin Roberts ESPN and ABC News

Roberts started her career in 1983 as a sports anchor and also reporter for WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She moved to WLOX-TV in Biloxi, Mississippi in 1984. Likewise, she was sports anchor and reporter for WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tennessee in 1986. From 1988 to 1990 she became a sports anchor and also reporter at WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. She was as well a radio host for radio station V-103 while in Atlanta.

Moreover, she joined ESPN as a sportscaster in February 1990, where she stayed until 2005. On SportsCenter, Robin used the catchphrase, (Go on with your bad self!) she started to work for ABC News, specifically as a featured reporter for Good Morning America in June 1995.

Roberts worked as a guest host on Jeopardy! for five episodes premiering July 19–23, 2021, following the death of Alex Trebek in November 2020. Likewise, Roberts is the host of the Disney+ interview series Turning the Tables along with Robin Roberts, which debuted in 2021.

Robin Roberts Net Worth

Citing her career, Robin has an estimated net worth of $90 million.

Robin Roberts‘s Instagram

You can find and follow Robin on Instagram using the account name: @Robin Roberts

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