Natalie Morales

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Natalie Morales Bio, Wiki, Net Worth
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Natalie Leticia Morales is an American journalist who serves as the Today Show West Coast anchor. She also appears on programs such as Dateline NBC and NBC Nightly News. In October 2021, it was announced that Natalie would be leaving NBC and would join CBS’ The Talk as a permanent co-host.

Originally from Taipei, Taiwan, Natalie Morales was born on June 6, 1972, under the star sign Gemini. The 51-year-old journalist is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity as she has Brazilian and Puerto Rican heritage. After graduating from Caesar Rodney High School, she enrolled at Rutgers University, where she completed Bachelor in Arts with dual majors in Journalism & Media Studies and Latin American studies.

Quick Wikis

Real Name Natalie Leticia Morales
Birthday June 6, 1972
Birthplace Taipei, Taiwan
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed (Brazilian and Puerto Rican)
Profession Journalist
Married/Husband Joe Rhodes
Salary/Income $6 million
Net Worth $18 million
Parents Penelope and Mario Morales, Jr
Age 51 years old

Natalie Morales Net Worth and Salary

After graduation, Natalie worked at Chase Bank. She started her on-air career at News 12 – The Bronx as the first-morning anchor and served as a camera operator, editor, and producer.

Natalie Morales Today Show
Natalie Morales will be leaving Today Show this year. Photo credit: Instagram/nmoralesnbc

She then joined WVIT-TV in Hartford, Connecticut, as a weekend anchor/reporter and morning co-anchor. Natalie reported on the Columbine shooting, the 2000 Presidential election, the 11 September 2001 attacks, and Hurricane Floyd. She also co-hosted and reported for Save Our Sound, which was nominated for Emmy.

From 2002 to 2006, Natalie served as an anchor and correspondent for MSNBC, where she covered numerous major stories, including the Iraqi prisoner abuse and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. In 2006, she joined the Today show as a national correspondent. Two years later, she was named co-anchor of the third hour of the show. She then became the news anchor for Today in May 2011.

Natalie Morales Access Live
Natalie Morales quit hosting Access Live in 2019. Photo credit: Instagram/nmoralesnbc

In 2016, Natalie moved west to host Access and became the Today Show West anchor. Three years later, she quit hosting Access and continued as the Today Show West Coast anchor. In October 2021, Natalie announced that she would be leaving NBC News after 22 years, and it was reported that she would join CBS’ The talk as a permanent co-host.

As the host of Today and Dateline at NBC, Natalie reportedly earned $6 million a year. According to Celebrity Net Worth, she is worth a whopping $18 million (2023).

Married to Husband, Joe Rhodes

Natalie’s husband is Joe Rhodes. Her husband is a financial businessman.

Natalie Morales husband, sons, family
Natalie Morales shares two sons with her husband. Photo credit: Instagram/nmoralesnbc

The couple married on August 22, 1998. They share two sons. Natalie gave birth to their first son, Josh, via C-section in early 2004. They welcomed their second son, Luke Hudson, in late 2008. The family of four lives happily in Brentwood, California.

Parents, Siblings, and Family

Natalie was born to Penelope and Mario Morales, Jr. Her mother is of Brazilian descent, and her father is of Puerto Rican descent. Her father served in the army and was Lieutenant Colonel.

Natalie Morales Height and Weight

Natalie has a short height of 5 feet 3 inches. She has a well-maintained, fit body that weighs around 57 kgs.

Natalie Morales FAQs

What is Natalie Morales real name?

Natalie Leticia Morales is her real name.

How old is Natalie Morales?

Natalie Morales is 51 years old, born June 6, 1972.

Where is Natalie Morales from?

Natalie hails from Taipei, Taiwan.

What is Natalie Morales net worth?

Natalie Morales net worth is $18 million as of 2023.

Who is Natalie Morales husband?

Natalie husband is $18 million as of 2023.

How tall is Natalie Morales?

Natalie is 5 feet 3 inches tall.

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