Quick Facts of Robin Rene Roberts
- Full NameRobin Rene Roberts
- Net Worth$35 Million
- Date of Birth1960 /11 /23
- Marital StatusIn a relation with Amber Laign (2005–present)
- EthnicityNative American
- Active Year1983-Present
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBrown
- Height5 ft 8 inches (1.78 m)
- Body MeasurementSlim
- EducationB.A. in Communication, Southeastern Louisiana University
- Online PresenceInstagram (547k followers), Twitter (1.16M followers), Facebook (762,057 followers)
Robin Roberts is an American TV broadcaster and news anchor who is well known for her anchoring for the SportsCenter (SC), a daily sports news television program from 1990 to 2005. She became co-anchor on Good Morning American with Spencer Christian in 2005. Roberts’ treatment for the myelodysplastic syndrome was chronicled on the program earned her a 2012 Peabody Award for the coverage.
Is Robin Roberts dating? As we all know that Robert is bisexual, then what is her girlfriend’s name? Find out the name of Roberts’ partner as well as her net worth, career, and her personal life.
Robin Roberts’ Bio & Wiki
Robin Roberts was born as Robin Rene Roberts on 23rd November 1960, in Tuskegee, a city in Macon County, Alabama, United States. She is an American by her nationality and her ethnic background is Native American. Her father, Lawrence E. Roberts was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen and a colonel in the United States Air Force and her mother, Lucimarian Roberts, a homemaker. Unfortunately, her mother died in August of 2012 at the age of 88. Robin has three older siblings, Sally-Ann, Lawrence, Jr. (nicknamed as Butch), and Dorothy Roberts.
Roberts enrolled at the Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana and later graduated cum laude in 1983 with a degree in mass communication. On 14th January 2007, she earned a scholarship to play basketball at Louisiana State University. But, she thought the school was too big and impersonal after visiting the campus.
Inside of Robin Roberts’ Career
Robin Roberts started her career as a sports anchor and reporter for WDAM-TV in 1983 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Later, she moved to WLOX-TV where she worked as a reporter in Biloxi, Mississippi in 1984. After working for two years, she started working for WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tennessee. She also anchored at WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia from 1988 to 1990 and later became a radio host for a radio station, V-103 while in Atlanta.
Roberts joined ESPN as a sportscaster in February 1990, where she worked until 2005. Later, she started working for ABC News, specifically as a featured reporter for Good Morning America in June of 1995. For her work, she received the Mel Greenberg Media Award, presented by the WBCA in 2001. On 19th May 2018, she co-anchored the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, an American television star at St. George’s Chapel in London.
How Much Is Robin Roberts’ Salary & Net Worth?
Robin Roberts has an estimated net worth of $35 Million as of 2019. She maintained a lucrative amount of net worth of $25 Million back in 2018. Roberts hasn’t disclosed her salary until now but, she earned an annual salary of $14,000,000 from Good Morning America in 2014. She also makes a fruitful amount of money from her other works which include advertisements, hostings, and endorsements which makes her net worth increase.
Roberts has worked with prominent news broadcasters including George Stephanopoulos whose net worth is $35 Million and Michael Strahan, $65 Million in the American television show, Good Morning America. She also served with Lara Spencer whose net worth is around $6 Million, Amy Robach with a net worth $300 Thousand, and Ginger Zee, $500 Thousand in the show.
Who is Robin Robert’s Partner? Her Relationship Affairs
Robin Robert is a romantically involved in a relationship with Amber Laign, a massage therapist. The couple is together since 2005 and still, they are enjoying their company with each other.
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12 years ago then First Lady Laura Bush graciously invited me to join her in Abu Dhabi to discuss the importance of breast cancer awareness. At the time I was in the midst of chemo treatment for the disease. So much has changed since then…the skyline has grown and so has my hair! What hasn’t changed is the genuine hospitality here. Amber & I are looking forward to tomorrow’s opening ceremony of #specialolympicsworldgames. We wish the athletes and their families the absolute best. Blessings to all…💕
The pair are very happy with each other while she posts pictures of her girlfriend on her Instagram account with lovely and romantic captions. The couple does not have any children together but is planning to walk the aisle soon. planning to get married soon.
Robin Robert Publicly Acknowledges She’s Gay
Robin Robert’s friends and co-workers had known about her same-sex relationships after she publicly announced her sexual orientation on Facebook for the first time in December of 2013.
She wrote, “I’m grateful; for my entire family, my longtime girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together”.
The first lady Obama also supported the Good Morning America anchor posting a comment, “I’m so happy for you and Amber! You continue to make us all proud”.
Interesting Facts about Robin Robert
- Robert was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 and again in 2012, she was diagnosed with Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).
- The legendary, Joan Lunden worked on Good Morning America for over 15 years before she took over.
- On 10th October 2018, Disney selected her as a mentor for DreamBigPrincess campaign.
- In 2015, Equality Forum named her as one of their 31 Icons of the LGBT History Month.
- She also wrote many books including From the Heart: Seven Rules to Live By (2007), From the Heart: Eight Rules to Live (2008), and Everybody’s Got Something (2014).