BELOVED weather forecaster Al Roker has been with the NBC network for over 40 years.
The meteorologist was diagnosed with “aggressive” prostate cancer in September 2020, however, he has since successfully recovered.
Who is Al Roker?
Al Roker is currently a weather anchor on NBC’s Today, and also serves as a co-host on 3rd Hour Today.
The 67-year-old is an inactive American Meteorological Society Television Seal #238.
The society is the premier scientific and professional organization in the US promoting information about atmospheric, oceanic and hydrologic science.
Its mission is to advance the atmospheric and related sciences, technologies, applications and services for the benefit of society.
On the December 14, 2018, episode of Today, Roker was honored for his 40 years at NBC.
The Today Plaza was officially named the “Rokerfeller Plaza” in his honor.
How tall is Al Roker?
Although Roker’s height varies by outlet, according to Celeb Heights, the weatherman said he was 5 feet and 7 inches back in 2009.
What is Al Roker’s net worth?
Roker has a reported $70million net worth, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
The outlet reports Roker’s NBC salary stands at $10million annually.
His most recent contract is a five-year $50million deal that covers his duties on both The Today Show and The Weather Channel.
Did Roker have prostate cancer?
In September 2020, Roker was diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Two months after his diagnoses, he revealed he had a successful operation and was recovering at home.
Roker took to Instagram to share two photos alongside his wife, Deborah Roberts, and their son, Nicholas.
He captioned: “Relieved to let you all know that my #prostatecancer surgery is done and back home.
“A big shoutout to everyone at the #josierobertsonsurgerycenter and so appreciate all the thoughts and wishes from our viewers and the wonderful care packages from my co-workers. Hope to see you all soon.”
On December 3, 2020, Roker was seen running around the Today Show Plaza in excitement upon returning for the first time in nine months during the show’s broadcast with fellow Today stars Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie.