Al Roker Biography


Al Roker

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Birth Name: Al Roker
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign: leo
Age:   62 Years
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Daytime Emmy Awards winner for Outstanding Special Class Special, Al Roker is a multi talented person from United States. He is the popular American television personality, weather forecaster as well as an actor. He is also famous for being an author. He is mainly popular for hosting the show, Wake Up with Al. Born as Albert Lincoln Roker Jr. in Queens, New York City, New York, United States of America to Isabel and Albert Lincoln Roker, Sr, Al was raised in Catholic background. He is an American and is of Jamaican and Bahamian descent.

On 22nd of December 1984, Al got married to Alice Bell. As a married couple, they welcomed their first child in 1987 and it was a baby girl named Courtney Roker. However, this married life finally came to an end in 1994.

After dissolving his first married life, Al was seen with Deborah Roberts having love affairs with her. Deborah Roberts is also one of the popular journalists in United States. They finally got married on 16th of September 1995. They have welcomed two children together.

Born on middle class family, Al dreamed to be a cartoonist as a child and he also put his hand on several projects as a member of the school's Cartooning & Illustration Club. However, he began his professional career as a weather anchor at WHEN-TV. He then joined WTTG, WKYC-TV and NBC. He made his acting debut from the 1990 movie, Another World. He has also published several books and novels on his own. His net worth is said to be around $30 million.

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Born in Queens, New York City, New York

1954 20th of December

Born as Albert Lincoln Roker Jr. in Queens, New York City, New York of United States of America to Isabel and Albert Lincoln Roker, Sr, Al was raised in Catholic background. He is an American and is of Jamaican and Bahamian descent.

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Joined WHEN-TV

1974

Born on middle class family, Al dreamed to be a cartoonist as a child and he also put his hand on several projects as a member of the school's Cartooning & Illustration Club. However, he began his professional career as a weather anchor at WHEN-TV from 1974. 

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Graduated from State University of New York

1976

Al received his formal education from Xavier High School. After completing his high school graduation from this high school, he joined State University of New York. He also graduated from there and earned his B.A. in communications in 1976.

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Joined NBC

1978

While he was still pursuing his Bachelor’s of Arts degree from State University of New York, he began his professional career from WHEN-TV since 1974. He then joined WTTG, WKYC-TV and NBC. He joined NBC in 1978.

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Married to Alice Bell

1984 22nd of December

On 22nd of December 1984, Al got married to Alice Bell. As a married couple, they welcomed their first child in 1987 and it was a baby girl named Courtney Roker. However, this married life finally came to an end in 1994.

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First child, Courtney Roker

1987

He became father for the first time in his life and that was in 1987. He and his ex wife, Alice Bell welcomed their first child together that year and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Courtney Roker. 

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Began his acting career

1990

After being the weather anchor and journalist in several news agencies, he also decided to enter into the acting world and he finally his acting debut from the 1990 movie, Another World. Till now, he has appeared in about 20 movies.

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Married to Deborah Roberts

1995 16th of December

After dissolving his first married life, Al was seen with Deborah Roberts having love affairs with her. Deborah Roberts is also one of the popular journalists in United States. They finally got married on 16th of September 1995. 

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Won Daytime Emmy Awards

1997

Daytime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if they win this award. He has also been honored with this award several times and he won this award for the first time in 1997 and that was for Outstanding Special Class Program.

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Published his first book, Don't Make Me Stop This Car!

2000

Daytime Emmy Awards winner for Outstanding Special Class Special, Al Roker is a multi talented person from United States. Besides being one of the popular journalist and an actor, he is also a famous author. In 2000, he published his first book, Don't Make Me Stop This Car!. 

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Third child, Nicholas Albert

2002 18th of December

He also became father for the third time in his life and that was in 2002. He and his present wife, journalists Deborah Roberts welcomed their second child together on 18h of July and that time it was a son and they named him Nicholas Albert. 

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Nominated in News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2010

Till now he has been nominated in News & Documentary Emmy Awards twice but he has not been honored with this award once. In 2010, he got nominated in this award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long Form.

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