Robin Roberts is an American television broadcaster and reporter. She is widely recognized as the anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America (GMA). Further, it is reported that the GMA has won five Emmy Awards for Outstanding Morning Program under her broadcasting years. Additionally, she has received honors and accolades including, being inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame as well as the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
Besides reporting, she is an author and also had performed as an a cappella backup singer. Moreover, she started her own production company called Rock’n Robin Productions in 2014. She also became the first openly LGBTQ+ woman to host the American TV game show Jeopardy! Wanna know more information on the reporter then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The veteran reporter, Robin Roberts.
Source: ABC News
Robin Roberts: Bio, Family, Career
The broadcaster was born on 23 November 1960 as Robin René Roberts in Tuskegee, Alabama, the United States. She is the daughter of parents: Lucimarian and Colonel Lawrence E. Roberts. She has three older siblings: Sally-Ann, Lawrence, Jr. (nicknamed Butch), and Dorothy. Further, she grew up in Pass Christian, Mississippi, where she attended Pass Christian High School and graduated as the class of 1979 salutatorian. During her high school days, she had played basketball and tennis, among other sports.
She then attended Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. From the university, she had graduated cum laude with a degree in communication in 1983. After graduating, she began her journalism career as a sports anchor and reporter for WDAM-TV in Mississippi. After a year in 1984, she joined WLOX-TV and later worked for WSM-TV in 1986. From 1988-1990, she became anchor/reporter for WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia.
In 1990, she joined ESPN as a sportscaster and worked till the year 2005. In the year 1995, she also worked as a featured reporter for Good Morning America of ABC News. She served as a guest host on Jeopardy! for five episodes in 2021 following the death of Alex Trebek in November 2020.
Robin Roberts: Personal Life & Partner
Coming over to her personal life, she has openly talked about her sexual orientation as a Lesbian. She came out publically in 2013 but before that, she thanked her loved ones including her girlfriend for being by her side in 2012 during her bone marrow transparent. She has been in a relationship with her girlfriend Amber Laign for more than 15 years. And still, their relationship is going on smoothly.
The duo began their relationship in 2005 after they were set up on a blind date in the same year. Additionally, Amber is a massage therapist. Further, it is reported that Amber is 14 years younger than the veteran reporter.
Caption: Robin Roberts and partner Amber Laign.
Source: Closer Weekly
Robin Roberts: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Coming over to her earning, she has been accumulating a huge amount of money from her broadcasting works. Further, she has an estimated net worth of around $45 million. Additionally, she is reported being the highest-paid GMA host, raking in $18million a year. Also, she has purchased over millions in Farmington, Connecticut, having four bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms, and large kitchen.
She has a verified Instagram account @robinrobertsgma with 743k followers. On Twitter, she goes by the handle @RobinRoberts with 1.1 million followers. Also, she has a verified Facebook under her name with 933k followers.
Robin Roberts: Body Measurements
The beautiful reporter has a slim and fit body that stands to a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.70 meters. Her body weighs around 66 kg with 35-27-36 inches of chest-waist-hips respectively. She has black eyes color with brown hair color.