Annette Roque Biography

Updated On May 14, 2019 Published On Jun 15, 2016
Facts of Annette Roque
Date of Birth: 1966 , December
Birth Nation: Netherlands
Name Annette Roque
Birth Name Annette Roque
Father Henri Roque
Mother Johanna Struijk
Nationality Dutch American
Birth Place/City Amsterdam
Ethnicity White
Profession Model
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Weight in KG 68 KG
Married Yes
Married to Matt Lauer (m. 1998)
Children  Jack Matthew Lauer , Romy Lauer and Thijs Lauer 
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Annette Roque is one of the famous Dutch model and equestrian from the Netherlands. She was one of the sensational models of the late ’80s till the early ’90s. As a model, she appeared on the pages of Victoria’s Secret and J. Crew Catalogs. Besides this, she is famous for being Matt Lauer' ex-wife.

Annette Roque's early life

Annette Roque was born in December 1966 and is currently 52 years old. She was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands to father Henri Roque, and mother Johanna Struijk. She also spent most of her childhood days in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


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She is of Dutch nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity; Dutch and Indonesian. Annette Roque has disclosed the details of her educational qualification.

Annette Roque's career

Annette started her professional modeling career in the late 1980s and grabbed huge attention within a short period of time. She is one of the sensational models in between the late 80s till the early '90s.

Alongside her modeling career, she is also the co-owner and manager of the Bright Side Farm, a horse farm in the Hamptons completed in 2013.

Annette Roque's personal life(married and divorce)

Talking about her personal life, Annette Roque is married only once in her life. She was living happily with her husband Matt Lauer, however, as of 2018, the couple's divorce is under process.

Her ex-husband Matt Lauer is a famous television journalist and is famous for being the former host of the host of NBC's The Today Show. The former couple met on a blind date in July 1997. The couple, after dating for only five months, got engaged in December 1997.

After around nine months of the engagement, Annette Roque married Matt Lauer on October 3, 1998. The couple shares three children together; Jack Matthew Lauer (born on June 26, 2001)Romy Lauer (born in 2003), and Thijs Lauer (born in 2006).

The couple just after being married for nine years had to go through rough patches. Annette filed for divorce in 2006 claiming inhumane acts of Matt. However, their divorce was finalized in 2018.

Her ex-husband, Matt was married to ex-wife Nancy Alspaugh. They got married in 1981 and got divorced in 1988.

Annette Roque's net worth

Annette Roque' net worth is not disclosed until the date. However, Matt and his wife Annette's joint net worth was estimated to be $60 million. The finalized divorce is likely to earn Annette million of dollars.

Annette Roque's body measurements

Annette stands 6 feet (182 cms) tall and weighs around 68 kgs (149 lbs). She has brown eyes and dark brown hair color.

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Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Sweet and sexy lady, Annette Roque was born at the end of 1966 in Amsterdam, Netherlands to Dutch and Indonesian parents. She also spent most of her childhood days in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Her nationality is Dutch and American and she has mixed ethnicity.

Married to Matt Lauer


After having romantic affairs with Matt Lauer for several months, they decided to tie their married knot in the late 1990s. They finally got married in 1998. Matt Lauer is a TV journalist and he is famous for being the host of the host of NBC's The Today Show.

First child, Jack Matthew Lauer

June 26 , 2001

Annette Roque became mother for the first time in her life in 2001. She and her lovely husband Matt Lauer welcomed their first child together on 26th of June and that time it was a son and they named him Jack Matthew Lauer.

Second child, Romy Lauer

October 2 , 2003

Annette Roque became mother for the second time in her life at the end of 2003. She and her lovely husband Matt Lauer welcomed their second child together on 2nd of October and that time it was a daughter and they named her Romy Lauer. 

Third child, Thijs Lauer

November 28 , 2006

Annette Roque became mother for the third time in her life at the end of 2006. She and her lovely husband Matt Lauer welcomed their third child together on 28th of November and that time it was also a son and they named him Thijs Lauer. 

Annette Roque husband Matt Lauer fired from NBC

November 15 , 2017

On  November 15, 2017, Matt Laure was fired from his NBC's "Today Show", due to inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace. As reported, Matt Lauer was earning $25 million a year, and his joint net worth with his wife, Annette Roque was $60 million.



Matt Lauer and Annette Roque' divorce was finalized in 2018.