Robin Roberts is an American television broadcaster and anchor who came into the spotlight for being the anchor of ABC's Good Morning America. She is also known for being the news anchor of ABC World News.
Robin Roberts' Early Life and Education
Robin Roberts was born Robin René Roberts on November 23, 1960, and is currently 58 years old. She was raised by her Father; Lawrence and Mother; Lucimarian Tolliver and grew up with her siblings; Sally-Ann Roberts, Dorothy, and Lawrence E. Roberts.
Roberts graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a degree in Communication. She is of American nationality and belongs to the black ethnicity.
Robin Roberts' Career
Robin Roberts began her career as a reporter in 1983 for WDAM TV in Mississippi. After the success in WDAM, she appeared for WLOX TV in Atlanta from 1988-1990. While in Atlanta she worked for a radio station as well. After some years, Robin travels to Shanghai to Interviews Basketball star Yao Ming.
After the grand success in Journalism, Roberts debuted on television series from Wide World of Sports from 1961 to1998. Then, she appeared in several series some of them are; Good Morning America, Sports Center, ABC World News Tonight which is still Broadcast.
Then, Robin also appeared in some movies like He Got Game, Love & Basketball, and many others.
Back in February 1990, she joined as a sportscaster on ESPN. She won Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2014. In 2018, she co-anchored the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Robin Roberts' Personal Life
Moving to Robin Roberts' personal life, she has always been maintaining a low-key profile. However, Robin is in a gay relationship with Amber Laign. Though the couple began dating back in 2005, they only announced their relationship in 2013. In the late December of 2013, Robin also opened up about her sexuality.
Robin has not disclosed much information about her partner. However, her partner, Amber is a massage therapist. It is not disclosed whether they are still together or has already broken up.
Robin Roberts' won Battle with Cancer
Robin Roberts is the survival of cancer. Back in 2007, Robin had to brush up with the breast cancer. She was in early life and went through the surgery on August 3 in the same year. She also had to go through numerous chemotherapies and radiation treatment.
Again in 2012, Robin had to go through bone marrow cancer. When the news of her bone marrow cancer got flashed in the media, the donors increased by 1800%. She fully recovered from her cancer.
Robin Roberts' Net Worth
Robin is a famous television broadcaster. Besides being one of the famous television broadcasters, she is also widely known for her appearances in the television series, shows, and films.
Robin Roberts' net worth in 2017 was reported to be around $25 million. As of early 2019, Robin Roberts' net worth is reported to be around $35 million and earns an annual salary of $18 million.