Al Roker is one of the veteran weather forecasters with a splendid career that spanned over four decades in the media field. Besides, Roker also has built a highly successful path in many other fields, like acting and writing.
In 2014, Roker also set a Guinness World Record for an uninterrupted live weather report of 34 hours. Not only fame but the man of all seasons, Roker has also racked up a decent wealth from his multiple professions.
Al Roker owns a net worth of $60 million and is paid $10 million a year, according to Celebrity Net Worth, in 2020. Roker has worked for a number of triumphant TV and radio networks such as CBS, WNBC-TV, NBC, Food Network, and many others.
Roker currently serves as a weather anchor on NBC's Today and is paid $10 per annum. In 2017 and 18, his salary from the show was $8 million.
Besides, Roker has tried his hands in the entertainment world as well as found great success too. He has been a part of dozens of blockbuster movies, some of them are listed below,
|Movie||Box Office||Budget||Cast Members||IMDb Rating|
|Men in Black (1997)||$589.4 million||$90 million||Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith||7.3|
|Robots (2005)||$260.7 million||$75 million||Ewan McGregor and Halle Berry||6.3|
|Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)||$603.9 million||$150 million||Ben Stiller and Chris Rock||6.6|
|Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)||$243 million||$100 million||Bill Hader and Anna Faris||6.9|
|Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)||$274.3 million||$78 million||James Caan and Will Forte||6.4|
In the year 2007, Roker made $7.25 million from his various work.
Al Roker, along with Dick Lochte, published a number of books. They released a book The Morning sho Murders in Sep 2010. It is available on Amazon with a price tag of $19.31 for Hardcover, $29.19 for Paperback, and $24.95 for Mass Market Paperback.
In the following year, the two came with their second book called The Midnight Sho Murders, which also got a 2011 Nero Award nomination too. It is priced $2.89 for Hardcover and $54.98 for Paperback on Amazon.
Roker published the non-fiction book Been There, Done That Family Wisdom for Modern Times with his wife Deborah Roberts, in 2016.
Back in 2000, Roker and Roberts dropped $3 million on their townhouse located in Manhattan's Upper East Side. According to New York Magazine, the couple bought the property after selling their old place for about $1.5 million to an advertising executive.
They live at their five-floor mansion with their two grown children and one rescue dog.
Al Roker is engaged in a number of charitable organizations. He is an ardent supporter of Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Furthermore, he is part of their celebrity board, called the Friends of RMHC. Some other non-profit entities he is participated in are the American Foundation for AIDS Research, Flawless Foundation, Wounded Warrior Project, New York Restoration Project, and more.
Al Roker was born on August 20, 1954, in Queens, New York, the United States. He is the son of Albert Lincoln Roker, Sr., a bus driver and Isabel Roker. He has two siblings, a sister Alisa Smith and a brother Christopher Roker.
Roker did his schooling from the Xavier High School in Manhattan. He later obtained a B.A. in communications from the State University of New York at Oswego in 1976.
Roker has been married twice. He first tied the knot with the WNBC producer Alice Bell, on 22 December 1984. The couple, however, divorced in 1994. They also have a child, a daughter Courtney Roker, born in 1987.
He later went on to marry his second spouse Deborah Roberts, a journalist on 16 September 1995. The couple first met when Roberts joined NBC as a reporter in 1990.
The two are also blessed with two children, a daughter Leila Roker, born in 1998 and a son Nicholas Albert, born in 2002.