Robin Roberts Biography
Robin Roberts is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist who currently serves as a news anchor for ABC News Good Morning America. She began as a feature reporter contributing to GMA in 1995. She joined ABC’S Good Morning America full-time news anchor in April 2002. In 2005, Roberts was named co-anchor alongside Charles Gibson and Diane Sawyer.
From the program’s headquarters in Times Square, New York, Roberts hosts the regular hourly newscasts for ABCNEWS’ well-known morning news program. She also appears as a substitute co-anchor and is the ABCNEWS correspondent, covering a variety of stories.
Robin Roberts Age
Robin is 62 years old as of the year 2022, she was born on 23 November 1960, in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States of America. Her birthday is on November 23rd of every year. She is an American by nationality and she belongs to a mixed ethnicity.
Robin Roberts Height
Roberts stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m). She is of slim build and she looks elegant in her appearance.
Robin Roberts Body Measurements and Weight
She has light brown hair and a pair of dark brown eyes in color. She weighs 66 kg (145.5 lbs). Her body measurements are 35-27-36 inches. However, details regarding her other body measurements are unknown to the public. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Robin Roberts Education
Roberts attended Pass Christian High School where she graduated with a diploma in the class of 1979 salutatorian. She then joined Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana in 1979 and graduated in 1983 with a Bachelor’s degree in communications. Bolstered by her parent’s encouragement and her talent, Robin excelled academically, and also in athletics as a basketball star at her alma mater, Southeastern Louisiana University. As a student, she became a member of the University’s Athletics Hall of Fame. On February 5, 2011, Southeastern retired Roberts’ Number 21 jersey.
Robin Roberts Parents, Siblings
Robin was born in Tuskegee, Alabama and raised on her beloved Mississippi Gulf Coast by her parents Lucimarian Roberts (mother) and her father Colonel Lawrence E. Roberts. Her mother was a social worker, educator, and Chairperson of the Mississippi Board of Education while her father was a Colonel in the United States Air Force, and a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen.
Robin is the youngest of four siblings. Her siblings are Sally-Ann, Lawrence, Jr. and Dorothy. Robin followed in the footsteps of her older sister Sally-Ann Roberts, who is an anchor at the CBS affiliate WWL-TV in New Orleans.Roberts gave a speech in 2006 at Abilene Christian University in which she thanked her parents for instilling in her the “three ‘D’s: Discipline, Determination, and ‘De Lord.'”
Robin Roberts Wife, Partner
Robin Roberts Daughter
When it comes to children, she has no biological child on record. There are no known records of her having any son or daughter. However, we are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.
Robin Roberts Salary
Roberts earns an average annual salary of $18 million per year. In December 2013, Robin reportedly signed a new contract with GMA that will pay her an estimated $14 million per year. However, in 2016 her pay jumped to $18 million per year.
Robin Roberts Net Worth
Roberts’s net worth is estimated to be $55 million as of 2022. She has accumulated her fortunes through her primary source of income as a broadcast journalist and in the other businesses she has invested in.
Robin Roberts Good Morning America
Roberts currently serves as a news anchor for ABC News Good Morning America. She began as a feature reporter contributing to GMA in June 1995. She joined ABC’S Good Morning America full-time news anchor in April 2002. In 2005, Roberts was named co-anchor alongside Charles Gibson and Diane Sawyer. However, In December 2009, Roberts was joined by George Stephanopoulos as co-anchor of GMA after Diane Sawyer left to anchor ABC World News.
In April 2012, Good Morning America regained its position as the top morning show, surpassing NBC’s Today, which had previously held the position for 16 years, thanks to the Roberts-Stephanopoulos partnership.
Roberts anchored a series of tearjerking broadcasts from the Mississippi Gulf Coast in the fall of 2005 after Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc there. Her hometown of Pass Christian, where her old high school was located, was particularly heavily affected. Roberts hosted the Academy Awards preshow for ABC on February 22, 2009, and she repeated the role in 2011.
Robin Roberts Book
- 2022 Brighter by the Day: Waking Up to New Hopes and Dreams
- 2014 Everybody’s Got Something
- 2008 From the Heart: Eight Rules to Live By
Robin Roberts Health, Breast Cancer
In 2007, Roberts was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer at age 46, she faced her illness with stoicism and courage. Fortunately, after undergoing treatment, Roberts was healed. However, five years later in 2012 after beating breast cancer Roberts learned that she had bone marrow myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a rare blood disorder and once again she responded with strength and optimism.
She received a life-saving bone marrow transplant from her loving sister, Sally-Ann. She has overcome two separate cancer diagnoses, Roberts fought back tears as she celebrated 10 years since her life-saving bone marrow transplant.
The beloved GMA host praised her sister, Sally-Ann, for giving her the “precious gift” of stem cells and spread awareness for others to become a donor. She is in very good health today. In addition to authoring several bestselling books that share her story and hard-earned wisdom, she is active in raising awareness and support for breast cancer education and research.
Robin Roberts Body Measurements and Facts
- Full Name: Robin Roberts
- Career / Profession: Journalist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Mixed
- Sexual Orientation: Gay
- Age: 62 years old as of the year 2022
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Date of Birth: 23 November 1960
- Place of Birth: Tuskegee, Alabama
- Birthday: 62 years old as of the year 2022
- Body Measurements: 35-27-36 inches
- Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
- Weight: 66 kg (145.5 lbs)
- Marital Status: In a relationship
- Partner/Spouse: Amber Laign
- Children: Under Review
- Net Worth: Estimated to be $55 million as of 2022
- Salary: Average annual salary of $18 million per year
Where does Robin Roberts live
Robin resides in Manhattan, NY, United States of America.
Who is Robin Roberts Partner
Robin is in a relationship with her partner Amber Laign who is a massage therapist and co-founder of the brand Plant Juice Oils which makes CBD and essential oils.
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