NBC’s Matt Lauer Children, Family life, Affairs, Wife, Divorce

Matt Lauer is not the new name in the field of Journalism simply we can call him the icon of the NBC. Apart from having a dim relationship he never gave a chance to raise a question on his career. To know his exact annual salary, net worth, marital life, an affair and real age scroll below our pages.

Wife, Wedding, Girlfriend, and Divorced

Apart from having a bright success in the career while his marital life is little dimmer than career life. He had married twice and have been acquainted with numerous affair. He first married the Emmy Award-Winning Producer Nancy Alspaugh, in 1982. Before their wedding, she was married to H.Read Jackson, who recently died in 2016 at age 71. But sadly the duo divorced after seven years of marriage with no children.

matt lauer nancy alspaugh ex wife

Caption: NBC Matt Lauer and his ex-wife Nancy Alspaugh, 1982-1988

After failing his first married life he tied his knot with  Annette Roque in 1998, October 3 who is a model by her profession. They have 3 children named as Jack Matthew Lauer(2001), Romy(2003), Thijs(2006) together. But sadly their relationship did not last long.

Matt Lauer Annette Roque Relationship Married

Caption: Matt Lauer with his second ex-wife model Annette Roque, 1983 to 2019.

Lauer and Annette filed for divorce 2019, September 06, after 20 years of marriage. The divorce has been finalized as stated by their close source. The paperwork for divorce was officially submitted in July in Suffolk County, New York. The settlement for divorce could cost high for Matt Lauer, as the source confirms to sell the family home for $44 million, a beachfront for $ 36.5 million and a cash up to $20 million, with agreed shared custody of their children.


Apart from them, his name was also added with the newscaster Kristen Gesswein in 1996,  Italian-born American chef, writer and television personality, Giada De Laurentiis and Natalie Morales, the co-host of Today show.

Birthday, Age and wiki of Matt Lauer

The talented American former television news anchor was born as Matthew Todd Lauer. Later he got famous by his stage name Matt Lauer. He celebrates his birthday every year on December 30. In 1957, he had opened his eyes in New York City, America. He is the son of Marilyn Lauer, a boutique owner, and Jay Robert Lauer, a bicycle-company executive. Belonging to the mixed ethnicity while he holds an American Nationality.

He had grown up along with his parents and siblings at his hometown and birthplace. While his father is Romanian Jewish ancestry, as seen on the Today Show’s Finding Our Roots but his mother’s background is not available yet.

Educational Background of Matt Lauer

The handsome hunk had done his schooling from the  Scripps College of Communication, School of Media Arts and Studies. After completing his school level he was enrolled in Ohio University. During his university days, he had dropped once and she was hired as a producer of the noon newscast for WOWK-TV in Huntington, West Virginia. By 1980, he had become an on-air reporter for the station’s 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts.

Matt Lauer’s Career

Talking about the career of Matt Lauer he had started his career journey from a very young age. After dropping out from the college he became the co-host of PM Magazine in several cities, beginning in Richmond (1980–1981), then Providence (1981–1984), and then New York City (1984–1986).

Later he served for the new show for the station, Made in New York, which ran for fifteen weeks. Due to his hard work and dedication, he had joined Robin Leach in co-hosting ABC’s short-lived daytime series Fame, Fortune, and Romance, a spin-off of the syndicated Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.

Caption: The early days of Matt Lauer on the NBC network, 2014.

In 1992 he appeared in the early weekday news show Today in New York on the network’s New York flagship station WNBC. Which helps him to gather a huge name and offers. in 1993,  he also filled the role of Live at Five co-anchor with Sue Simmons, eventually taking the role permanently and giving up the morning shift by 1994; he was replaced on Today in New York by Maurice DuBois.

Net worth and Salary of Matt Lauer

As one of the versatile and talented American anchor, he had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. The net worth of Matt Lauer has been estimated at around $ 60 million US dollars while NBC paid him $25 million a year. While his exact annual salary is under review yet. There is no doubt that he is one of the highest-earning authors.

Awards and Nominations

The famous NBC the anchor was rewarded with numerous awards and nominations. He is the winner of People’s Choice Awards, TV Guide Awards, Daytime Emmy Awards and many more. While he was also nominated numerous time in Emmy Awards and Online Film & Television Association.

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