- Full Name: Albert Lincoln Roker Jr.
- Net Worth: $30 Million
- Occupation: Weather forecast announcer, author, and TV personality
- Marital Status: Married to Deborah Roberts
- Ethnicity: African American
Al Roker Net Worth – How Rich Is The Famous Weather Announcer Worth?
Al Roker net worth is stated to be $30 million. Most of his wealth can be attributed to his earnings from his work on TV. He is a well known weather forecaster on the Today’s Show, which is aired on NBC. Besides, he also earns from hosting the “Wake Up with Al” show, which is shown on the Weather Channel. He has also acted in a number of shows, published a few books on murder mysteries. Owing to his career achievements, Al Roker has also garnered a few awards. Below is a story of how he has managed such as a net worth over his career life.
Al Roker Career On Television
Al Roker was born in 1954, in Queens NY. His first posting as a weatherman was in WHEN-TV, based in Syracuse, New York. He worked here from 1974 to 1976. While this may not have added much to his net worth, it gave him the skills and the experience he needed to handle future roles. It is worth noting that by that time, he was a student of SUNY Oswego. After here, he went to Washington D.C. and he became a weatherman for the WTTG. In 1978, WKYC recruited him for a similar position, based at Cleveland.
He worked for five years in WTTG, before he moved to NBC station in New York. Al Roker was a performer and therefore, it was not difficult for him to be rise to the highest position in the NBC’s stations. In 1990, he also started co-hosting with Willard Scott, on Today show. Besides hosting this show, he also runs the show “Wake Up With The Al”. The show is aired on weekdays from 5.30 to 7am. Apart from hosting TV shows, he has also produced a number of books, revolving around mystery murders. This he did, with the assistance of Dick Locate. Some of the books include “The Midnight Show Murders” and “Morning Show Murders”. The former book was nominated for the 2011 Nero Awards. All these have contributed to Al Roker net worth today.
Al Roker Private Life
About his personal life, Al Roker is married to Deborah Roberts, from 1995. The couple has two children. Before this marriage, he was in another marital relationship with Alice Bell. If you did not know Al Roker cousin, Roxie Roker has a famous son who a musician is called Lenny Kravitz.