Al Roker

Al Roker

Weather presenter, television and radio personality
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Al Roker

Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr. (born August 20, 1954) is an American television personality, weather forecaster, actor, and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today. From Monday, July 20, 2009 to Friday, October 2, 2015, he co-hosted his morning show, Wake Up with Al, on The Weather Channel, which aired weekdays live from 5:30 to 7:00 am ET one hour and a half earlier than Today. Roker also appears occasionally on NBC Nightly News. He holds an expired American Meteorological Society Television Seal #238. Writing with Dick Lochte, Roker began a series of murder mysteries in 2009 that feature Billy Blessing, a celebrity chef turned amateur detective. The second book in the series, The Midnight Show Murders (2010), was nominated for a 2011 Nero Award. On November 12, 2014, 10 PM EST, Roker attempted to beat the previous unofficial world record for an uninterrupted live weather report of 33-hours held by Norwegian weather broadcaster Eli Kari Gjengedal. On November 14, 2014, 8 AM EST, Roker set the new official Guinness World Record by reporting for 34-hours.

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Full name at birth
Albert Lincoln Roker, Jr.
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Claim to fame
Presenting the weather on NBC`s The Today Show, since 1996
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Date of birth
20 August 1954
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Place of birth
New York, New York, USA
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Weatherman, Actor, Producer, Author
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Height
5' 8" (173 cm)
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Bald head
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Net worth
$60,000,000 USD
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High school
Xavier High School, NY
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University
State University of New York at Oswego, NY
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