Robin Roberts (ABC Anchor) Husband, Wedding, Salary, Net Worth, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Daughter, Cancer, Good Morning America

Robin Roberts Biography and Wikipedia

Robin Roberts is an American TV broadcaster who currently works as an anchor on ABC’s Good Morning. Previously, she had the responsibility as a sports anchor on ESPN for 15 years from 1990 to 2005.  Roberts was a sportscaster on ESPN. In 2005, Roberts became a co-anchor on Good Morning America. She was treated for a myelodysplastic syndrome which was chronicled on the program and earned her a 2012 Peabody Award for the coverage. Robert began her broadcast journey as a sports anchor for local TV and radio stations.

Robin Roberts Age: How old is Robin Roberts?

Roberts is 60 years old as of 2020. She was born on November 23, 1960, in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States. She celebrates her birthday on November 23th every year. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Robin Roberts Height and Weight

The ABC anchor Roberts stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (175.3 cm) and weighs about 145.5 lbs or 66 kgs. Likewise, the prolific anchor has vibrant dark brown eyes and short light brown hair. Not to mention the light brown shade of her eyes matches her cool and confident character.

ABC's Good Morning anchor Robin Roberts
ABC’s Good Morning anchor Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: 35-27-36 in (89-68.5-91.5 cm)
  • Height / How Tall?: 5ft 9 (175.3 cm).
  • Weight: 145.5 lbs or 66 kgs
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Light brown
  • Shoe Size: 8 (US)
  • Dress Size: 8 (US)
  • Breast Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
  • Waist Size: 27 inches (68.5 cm)
  • Hip Size:  36 inches (91.5 cm)

Robin Roberts Education

Regarding her educational background, Robin attended Pass Christian High School and graduated as the class of 1979 salutatorian. She also attended Southeastern Louisiana University.

Robin Roberts Basketball

Robin was lucky enough to receive a scholarship to play basketball at Louisiana State University but she thought the school was too big and impersonal after visiting the campus. When she was returning from that visit she saw a road sign for Southeastern Louisiana University, she stopped to visit and decided to enroll.

Roberts Lady Lions

In The University the only scholarship left was a tennis scholarship and she was promised that there would be a journalism scholarship by the time she would graduate. Robert became a standout performer on the women’s basketball team ending her career as the school’s third all-time leading scorer (1,446 points) and rebounder (1,034).

She is one of only three Lady Lions to score 1,000 career points and grab 1,000 career rebounds. In her senior season, Robert averaged a career-high 27.6 points per game. On February 5, 2011, Southeastern organized a ceremony to retire Roberts’ number 21 jersey.

Robin Roberts Family, Parents and Siblings

Roberts grew up in Pass Christian, Mississippi is caring parents Lucimarian Tolliver (mother) and Colonel Lawrence Edward Roberts, Sr (father). She grew up alongside her four, her being the youngest. Her siblings include Sally-Ann Roberts, Lawrence E. Roberts, Jr. (nicknamed Butch), and Dorothy Roberts McEwen.  Robin’s father is a former Tuskegee Airmen pilot.

Robin Roberts Husband, Partner, and Married

Robin and her lovely partner/husband Amber Laign met in 2005 and from there the pair began their romantic relationship. Amber is a massage therapist. Even though Robert’s friends and co-workers had known about her same-sex relationships, this was the first time she publicly acknowledged her sexual orientation.

And later in 2015, she was named by Equality Forum as one of their 31 Icons of the 2015 LGBT History Month. She is a therapist specializing in treating people recovering from injuries. Amber studied at the Swedish Institute from 2008 to 2009. She is also trained in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Myofascial Release, and Trigger Point massage. Apart from being a massage therapist, Amber has also worked as sales representatives for Berger and Stevens.

Other News Personalities include;

Robin Roberts and Amber Laign Wedding

Roberts and Amber were introduced in July of 2005, and Robin detailed it all in her memoir, Everybody’s Got Something. In July 2020, Robin and Amber celebrated their 15th anniversary. Although the couple appears to be very happy together they have not exchanged their vows yet.

This section will be updated as soon as Amber and Robin decide to tie the knot. In December 2012, Roberts attended her co-host Sam Champion’s wedding. The ceremony was held at Champion’s New York City apartment.

Robin Roberts Daughter

Roberts has no children of her own as of now. The information regarding her children will be updated as soon as it is available. Although she has an adorable niece’s daughter Salleigh. She is named after her grandmother, Her sis Sally-Ann Roberts.

Robin Roberts ABC

She is an established anchor who began working for ABC News, precisely as a featured reporter for Good Morning America in June 1995.  She received the Mel Greenberg Media Award in 2001, presented by the WBCA. Roberts worked at both ESPN and Good Morning America, contributing to both programs for many years. At that time, she served primarily as the news anchor at GMA.

She was promoted to co-anchor of Good Morning America in 2005. George Stephanopoulos joined Roberts as co-anchor of GMA in December 2009. George joined Roberts after Diane Sawyer left to anchor ABC World News.  The team led by the Roberts-Stephanopoulos Good Morning America back to the top of the ratings; the program became the number-one morning show again in April 2012, beating NBC’s Today, which had held the top spot for the previous 16 years.

Robin Roberts on Good Morning America

In November 2018 Former first lady Michelle Obama and Robin’s “Good Morning America” co-anchor visited Obama’s childhood home on the South Side and her Near West Side high school for an ABC network special tied to Obama’s forthcoming memoir.

“Becoming Michelle: A First Lady’s Journey with Roberts – A Special Edition of 20/20” was scheduled to air at 8 p.m. Sunday in November 2018. Obama also spoke to Robin live from Chicago on “GMA” on Nov. 13, 2018, the day “Becoming” was later released.

The book covers Obama’s journey from growing up in the South Shore community to becoming the first African-American first lady. Obama’s book tour was scheduled to kick off November 13, 2018, at the United Center with a conversation moderated by Oprah Winfrey.

Representatives for ABC said Obama surprised some students at her alma mater, Whitney Young Magnet High School, with free tickets to her book tour. Live Nation said 10 percent of the tickets for each of Obama’s shows would be donated to charities, schools, and community groups in each city. Tickets for the United Center stop-start at $575 each, this was according to Monday’s check of the Ticketmaster website.

Robin Roberts Salary

The  ABC’s Good Morning anchor Robin earns an annual salary of $18 million according to our reliable source as of 2021. Prior to working as an ABC co-anchor, Gray worked for ESPN for 15 years from 1990 to 2005. So, her salary throughout time has changed and also increased.

Robin Roberts Net Worth

The ABC’s Good Morning anchor, Roberts has an estimated net worth of $25 million as of 2021. Her average is not disclosed by her. Her major source of income is her profession as a journalist. She has amassed this huge sum after working in the journalism industry since early 1980. She is besides, an author of books such as From the Heart: Seven Rules to Live By, and Everybody’s Got Something.

Robin Roberts House

Roberts has been presenting the daytime news show from her home during the coronavirus pandemic. She recently shared a glimpse inside her lavish garden on Instagram. Roberts posted a photo of a corner of the backyard, which features a white picket fence and a hammock that looks like an ideal spot to relax in. The area also has a flower bed that is surrounded by greenery. There are a large manicured lawn and a separate seating area, which featured in footage posted on the star’s account back in May 2020.

The spacious property features an open-plan living room that leads onto a wood-paneled kitchen. There are lots of homely features in the house such as personalized cushions with Robin and Amber’s faces printed onto them. Roberts also has a holiday home in Key West, located in the old town. The home features two bedrooms and a swimming pool.

Robin Roberts Cancer

Roberts was first diagnosed with an early form of breast cancer in 2007. On August 3, 2007, she underwent surgery and by January 2008 she had completed eight chemotherapy treatments, followed by 6½ weeks of radiation treatment.

Robin Roberts Disease, MDS and Treatment

After she was through with cancer treatment Roberts was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) in 2012. Myelodysplastic is a disease of the bone marrow. When Roberts went public with her illness, ‘Be the Match Registry’, a non-profit organization run by the National Marrow Donor program experienced a 1,800% spike in donors.

Roberts took a leave from GMA and went for a bone marrow transplant in October 2012 and by February 20, 2013, she returned to GMA. She received a 2012 Peabody Award for the program.

Robbin was also credited by The Peabody citation for “allowing her network to document and build a public service campaign around her battle with the rare disease and inspiring hundreds of potential bone marrow donors to register and heighten awareness of the need for even more donors. Later the ESPN awarded its Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Roberts at the 2013 ESPYs.

Robin Roberts Books

  • From the Heart: Seven Rules to Live By (1st ed.). New York: Hyperion Books. ISBN 978-1401303334. (2007)
  • From the Heart: Eight Rules to Live By. New York: Hyperion Books. ISBN 978-1401309589. (2008)
  • Everybody’s Got Something. Grand Central Publishing. ISBN 978-1455578450. (2014)
  • Robin Roberts Everybody’s Got Something

This book is a commentary on Robin Robert’s life. Roberts as the author has seen so much during the decades that she has been alive and she attempts to use this book to tell readers about the journey she has walked and how she walked in, not to mention everything she learned as a result.

The most determining aspect of the book is its exploration of Roberts’s battle with breast cancer. She has written about her victory over that particular hurdle and the sensation of disappointment she felt when she was struck by another rare illness just five years later, an illness that required her to get a bone marrow transplant.

Here are some of the recently asked questions about Roberts;

Who is Robin Roberts?

Robin Roberts is an American TV broadcaster who currently works as an anchor on ABC’s Good Morning. Previously, she had the responsibility as a sports anchor on ESPN for 15 years from 1990 to 2005.  Roberts was a sportscaster on ESPN.

who is Robin Roberts’s daughter?

Roberts has no children of her own as of now. The information regarding her children will be updated as soon as it is available. Although she has an adorable niece’s daughter Salleigh. She is named after her grandmother, Robin’s sis Sally-Ann Roberts.

How much is Robin Roberts worth?

The ABC’s Good Morning anchor, Roberts has an estimated net worth of $25 million as of 2021. Her average is not disclosed by her. Her major source of income is her profession as a journalist. She has amassed this huge sum after working in the journalism industry since early 1980. She is besides, an author of books such as From the Heart: Seven Rules to Live By, and Everybody’s Got Something.

How much does Robin Roberts make?

The  ABC’s Good Morning anchor Robin earns an annual salary of $18 million according to our reliable source as of 2021. Prior to working as an ABC co-anchor, Gray worked for ESPN for 15 years from 1990 to 2005. So, her salary throughout time has changed and also increased.

What happened to Robin Roberts?

Roberts was first diagnosed with an early form of breast cancer in 2007. On August 3, she underwent surgery and by January 2008 she had completed eight chemotherapy treatments, followed by 6½ weeks of radiation treatment.

Is Robin Roberts still on GMA?

She took a leave from GMA to get a bone marrow transplant and went home in October 2012. She returned to GMA on February 20, 2013. Early in 2019, fans feared that Robin had left GMA for good after she went missing from the show for quite a while. She was actually in Abu Dhabi covering the Special Olympic World Games. Rest assured, the former sportscaster doesn’t show any signs of leaving the beloved morning show anytime soon.

Robin Roberts Social Media Accounts

 

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