Matt Lauer Facts:
Matt Lauer height: 5 feet & 11 inches
Weight: 68 kg (150 pounds)
Age: 56 years (December 30, 1957)
56 years old a celebrated US television journalist, Matt Lauer was born on 30th December, 1957. He has an average physique with a total body weight of about 68 kg. This TV personality has a regular height of 5 feet & 11 inches.
New York City, New York, United States born Matt Lauer’s birth name is said to be Matthew Todd Lauer. He is the only son of his parents, Jay Robert Lauer & Marilyn Kolmer (nee Gentry). Matt has an elder sister name April Lauer Stone, who was born in 1953. Throughout the early days, his father worked as an executive of a bicycle company whereas his mother owned a boutique. Matt holds Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry through his father & belongs to English, Scottish, German, Northern Irish & Dutch descents from his mother’s side. His mom dad got separated during his early stages & his father passed away in the year 1997. Matt achieved his graduation degree studying at the Ohio University’s School of Media Arts & Studies (which was formally named as the School of Telecommunications). He then went to the Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, however he soon dropped out his study. In 1997, at his 39, Matt earned his undergraduate grade from the Ohio University. Matt was married for the first time in 1981, with a 1955 born Nancy Alspaugh, a television producer. The marriage couldn’t run longer than 1988. Briefly Matt was engaged to a beautiful Kristen Gesswein, who was a renowned newscaster. The 2 were attacher from 1989 to 1996. Matt’s present wife, Annette Roque (aka Jade Roque) is a model, with whom he tied knot on 3rd October, 1998, following their affair since 1997. Together the couple has of 3 children, namely Jack Matthew Lauer (b. June 2001), Romy Layer (b. 2nd October, 2003) & Thijs (b. 28th November, 2006). Although on 13th September, 2006, Annette visited the Manhattan Supreme Court in order to file for divorce, during her 3rd pregnancy, the couple consequently reconciled.
In 1979, Matt Lauer started his small screen career as an innovative producer for the WOWK-TV’s 12 o’clock news. By the year 1980, he had started a job as an on-air reporter for the 6 & 11 o’clock news. Matt then began to rush throughout the country, hosting numerous talk programs & weekly information in Boston, Philadelphia, Providence & Richmond. Working as host for different television programs such as, “PM Magazine” & “Broadcast Plaza”, Matt since 1997 appeared as a host in the NBC Network’s “The Morning Show”. He is as well a contributor for a TV reality legal show/newsmagazine sitcom “Dateline NBC”. Matt was formerly a news presenter for the 1994’s “The Today Show” & anchor for NBC Network’s WNBC, located in the New York City. Around the 1980s Matt as well worked for the popular ESPN television channel & around the 1990s he hosted few series of Entertainment News for the HBO cable.
Matt Lauer has garnered a wide range of audience support & fans appreciation through his dreadful hosting ability on numerous television reality talk shows. Additionally to his daily television work, this talented persona has lifted his hands towards several humanitarian activities, for which he has supported various charities, including Jumpstart, The Doe Fund & Soles4Souls. For his commendable television performances, Matt has not only being nominated for different titles but has too bagged some prestigious awards, counting his 5 Emmy Awards which he earned in the years 1999, 2000, 2004, 2007 & 2009.