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The recent uproar in Journalism sector is not just for gossip and news, but also is for Matt Lauer’s case. He was accused of sexual harassment and was fired from NBC’s Today show. Now let’s know more about him including wiki and facts in this bio!
Matt Lauer, formally Matthew Todd Lauer is the ex-host of NBC’s Today, known being American journalist and TV sensation. Born on 30th of December, 1957, his hometown is NYC. His ethnicity is mixed having English, Scottish, Dutch, German and Ashkenazi Jewish. He owns American nationality and has a mixed accent. He was born to Jay Rober Layer and Marilyn Kolmer house.
|Name||Matthew Todd Lauer|
|Birthdate||30th December 1957|
|Age||60 years old|
|Spouse||Annette Roque (1998)
Nancy Alspaugh (1981-1988)
|Net Worth||est. $60 Million|
Net Worth and Salary
The 60 years old Matt started earning since 1997 when he first joined NBC and began hosting Today show. For someone who is in the field for two decades and more, his net value is not surprising enough. But, his annual salary might take your sense away.
Although not revealed fully, Lauer’s contract with NBC this year, 2017 was made on around $18 million. And the salary contract for 2018 was fixed $20 million. He ranks on top three in the list of highest paid TV host following Ellen DeGeneres and Judy Sheindlin.
This also ranked him before Bill O’Reilly, ex-Fox News anchor who too fell for misconduct and was fired. Sadly, he won’t be able to get his hands on this cash, as he has been fired.
Married Life, Affairs
Matthew married twice in his life. Before marrying his current spouse, he was in love relationship with Nancy Alspaugh which later turned into a married relationship. Nancy was American movie producer who started hooking up with Matt in 1980 (as per source.) But after some years, they started feeling awkward living together and decided to split. The duo parted ways in 1988.
Then, Lauer married for the second time with Annette Roque. The pair had an encounter in 1998 and began being attracted towards each other. In the same year, October, both agreed to be two sides of a coin and hitched. From this marriage, they together have three children. His children are Romy Lauer (daughter), Jack Matthew (eldest son) and Thijs Lauer (youngest son.)
It’s already been 19 years of married life, and yet there is no sign of divorce. Some speculate them to get divorced after the recent issue in his life; but stay strong, there love is far more powerful.
Before marrying his wife, Lauer dated three other ladies. The first one is Margaret Colin, back in 1991. The second lady he hooked with was Kristen Gesswein. And the third one is Tiffany Elliot.
|Height||5 ft 11 inches|
Social Media Profiles
Matt is active on all three top-rated social media sites. He uses Facebook and Twitter for news sharing and Instagram for photos and videos. He has 252 thousand fans on Facebook and has 632 thousand followers on Twitter. The lowest fan following is on Instagram with 152 thousand and counting.
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