Robin Roberts net worth and salary: Robin Roberts is an American news anchor who has a net worth of $25 million. Robin Roberts was born in Pass Christian, Mississippi on November 23, 1960. Robin Roberts was the salutatorian of her high school class, and subsequently graduated cum laude from Southeastern Louisiana University with a degree in communication, in the early 80s. She was also a star basketball player for the school. She began her broadcasting career as a sports anchor in Mississippi, working for multiple channels between 1983 and 1986, before moving to larger stations in Nashville, Tennessee, and then Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the ESPN sportscasting team in 1990, and served as a reporter for "Good Morning America" on sister-network, ABC. Robin was subsequently promoted to co-anchor for "Good Morning America" in 2005. In 2007, Robin was diagnosed with an early stage of breast cancer, then in 2013 she was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) which required an extended absence from GMA and a bone marrow transplant. Robin has hosted the Academy Awards pre-show twice, and has received multiple awards for her broadcasting work, including three Emmys. Most recently, she was inducted into the WNBA Hall of Fame for her contribution to women's basketball through her continued broadcasting coverage. In December 2013, Robin reportedly signed a new contract with GMA that will pay her an estimated $20 million per year!