Matt Lauer (born December 30, 1957) is an American TV Presenter from New York City, USA. He was the noon newscast producer for WOWK-TV Huntington, Virginia. Furthermore, he then became the on-air reporter. His career got a big hike when he joined NBC in 1992.
It was a sudden transformation in his life when he co-hosted the Today show. Later on, he fitted with co-anchor Sue Simmons for Live At Five. He provided many opportunities on the live camera.
In 1999, he embarked on a globe-spanning five-day adventure Where in the World is Matt Lauer? He traveled to different places like Bhutan, Iran, Hong Kong and the Great Wall of China until 2008.
Still, Brooke Nevils accused Matt of the rape charges. She told me that he sexually harass her in the hotel room during the Winter Olympics 2014. Still, Lauer removed from NBC on November 29, 2017.
Early Life, Parents & Trivia
Matthew Todd Lauer was born on the 30th of December 1957 in New York City (New York). Additionally, his dad Jay Robert Lauer owned a bicycle company. Todd Lauer’s mom Marilyn Lauer was a boutique owner.
Moreover, he belonged to a Roman Jewish race. He earned his graduate degree from the Scripps College of Communication, School of Media Arts and Studies (Ohio University). His age was around 39 when he got his degree.
In 1979, he dropped from the same college in the spring session. Meanwhile, he was also a student at Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Greenwich High School.
Wedding, Personal Dating History & Spouse
Matt married in 1982 with Nancy Alspaugh. However, they filed a divorce in 1989. The couple had no kids. He met Annette Roque (Dutch Model) in 1997.
Furthermore, they were on a blind date. The two of them wedded on October 3, 1998, in Bridgehampton, New York. Lauer has two sons Jack (born June 26, 2001) and Thijs (born November 28, 2006).
His sweet baby girl is Romy (born October 2, 2003). Though, Annette separated because of the harassment allegation in 2017. The divorce case was finalized on September 9, 2019.
|Real Full Birth Name||Matthew Todd Lauer.|
|Nick name||Matt Lauer.|
|In The News For||He was also the host of the NBC News Today show.|
|Age (As of 2019)||62 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||December 30, 1957.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||New York City (New York, United States).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Capricorn.|
|House In||New York City, New York (USA).|
|Shows||1. Made in New York (1986).
2. Fame Fortune and Romance (1986-87).
3. Live on City Line (1987-88).
4. Broadcast Plaza (1989-91).
5. Dateline NBC (1997-2017).
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 71 Kg.
Pounds: 156 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||42-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Jay Robert Lauer (Bicycle Owner).
Mother: Marilyn Lauer (Boutique Owner).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Unmarried (Divorced in 2019).|
|Dating History?||Went for a blind date with Annette Roque (Dutch Model).|
|Wife/Spouse Name||1. Nancy Alspaugh.
2. Annette Roque.
|Son||1. Jack Lauer (born June 26, 2001).
2. Thijs Lauer (born November 28, 2006).
|Daughter||Romy Lauer (born October 2, 2003).|
|School||Greenwich High School.|
|Alma Mater.||1. Scripps College of Communication, School of Media Arts and Studies (Ohio University).
2. Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Emma Watson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||London.|
|Love to do||Reading Books.|
|Favorite Food||Thai Dishes.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$60 Million US Dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||$25 Million.|
|Home Details||Living in New York City.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Matt Lauer
- Lauer invited for a guest appearance for Will & Grace live episode of 2006.
- Furthermore, he hosted The Great American Show aired on the Discovery Channel.
- He also served at Harvard University (2009) as the class day speaker for the students.
- Matt also did a movie i.e. Land of the Lost.
- In September 2016, he conducted 30-minute interviews with the Presidential candidates Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump.
- He talked only about the e-mail controversy with Ms. Clinton.
- Though, The New York Times reporter told that his interview was not kind.
- He was lucky to interview Prince William and Harry in 2007.
- Annette Roque’s former husband’s net worth is $60 Million US Dollars. Earlier, he signed a contract of $25 Million in salaries with NBC News.
- Lauer co-hosted the opening ceremonies of Summer Olympics (2008), Winner Olympics (2010), Summer Olympics (2012), Winter Olympics (2014) and Summer Olympics (2016).
- He was the correspondent in the Rock Center with Brian Williams.
- Physique Information: The former NBC host height is 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm). Therefore, Matt Lauer’s body weight is 71 Kg (156 lbs).