Matt Lauer Net Worth
Matt Lauer net worth, career earnings and salary: Matt Lauer is an American former news anchor and TV host who has a net worth of $60 million. Matt Lauer was born December 30, 1957. He is most famous for being the host of NBC's The Today Show from 1997 to 2017. He was also a contributor for Dateline NBC. Matt Lauer began his television career in 1979 as a producer on a midnight news show in West Virginia. By 1980 he had become a reporter on the 6pm and 11pm newscasts and also hosted PM Magazine from 1980-1986. He got his first job in New York in 1989, and moved to WNBC-TV in 1992 becoming the co-anchor of Today in New York. He began working for The The Today Show as a fill in from 1992-1993. In 1994 he was brought on as a full time news anchor while still hosting Today in New York and Live at Five. He filled in for various anchors throughout NBC in the 1990s, and was named the official co-anchor of The Today Show on January 6, 1997 alongside Katie Couric.
Over the next 20 years, Lauer helped turned The Today Show into a ratings juggernaut.
On November 29, 2017, Lauer was suddenly fired from The Today Show after NBC received credible reports of inappropriate sexual conduct in the workplace. He lost his entire career and reputation and his wife soon filed for divorce.
Matt Lauer was married from 1982-1988 to a television producer, but the marriage ended in divorce. He dated another television newscaster, Kristen Gesswein, until 1996, and in 1998 he married a Dutch model, Annette "Jade" Roque. She has appeared in Revlon's "The Most Unforgettable Women in the World Wear Revlon" ads. The two briefly separated during Roque's third pregnancy in 2006, but they reconciled their differences after Roque initially filed for divorce. In July 2019 it was revealed that Matt had agreed to pay his ex-wife a $20 million divorce settlement.
Matt Lauer Salary:
How much did Matt Lauer make as host of The Today Show? At his peak, he made $28 million per year.
|Net Worth:||$680 Million|
|Date of Birth:||1957-12-30|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)|
|Profession:||Journalist, TV Journalist, Presenter, Actor, Newscaster|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Matt Lauer Earnings