Robin Roberts Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Robin Roberts Net Worth – Robin Roberts is an American television broadcaster and guest reporter of ABC’s Good Morning America. She worked as a full-time co-anchor of the morning news program in 2005. She was awarded the 2012 Peabody Award.
Robin Roberts Net Worth 2020
Early Life, Family and Education:
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.
Robin Roberts is a married woman. She is married to a massage therapist Amber Laign in 2005. Her relationship is with the same sex. They have no children yet.
She officially announced her being a lesbian on Good Morning America and she posted her girlfriend’s photo in social media. She had not opened her sexual orientation before.
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 2020. 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.