Annette Roque Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Dec, 2018
Facts of Annette Roque
Date of Birth: 1966 , December
Birth Nation: Netherlands
Name Annette Roque
Nationality Dutch American
Birth Place/City Amsterdam
Ethnicity White
Profession Model
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Weight in KG 68 KG
Married Yes
Married to Matt Lauer (m. 1998)
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Annette Roque, a Dutch model, and equestrian is famous for her appearances in European cosmetics ads, J. Crew and Victoria’s Secret catalog. She is also the co-owner and manager of the horse farm Bright Side Farm

Roque is the wife of former NBC anchor Matt Lauer who was terminated from the NBC in November 2017, after allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior towards a colleague. And the couple is proud parents of three children.

Early Life And Career Of Annette Roque

Annette Roque was born in December 1966 and now she is 52 as of Dec. Honestly speaking, more than her career and work she has been in the spotlight for her relationship and hurdles with her husband Matt Lauer. She was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Her nationality is Dutch and regarding her ethnicity, she is from a mixed ethnical background. Roque started modeling since a very early age and during her early days, she was one of the very best models in the business.

Roque endorsed a lot of big brands and made a very good earning. Even after her marriage, the famous model continued her career. She has capitalized her marriage by marrying a huge personality.

Roque might still get some reality TV shows offers in future but she needs to be careful while choosing which one is good for herself. She is a talented woman who is in the late stages of her career, but she still can achieve more.

Roque has been through difficult times in her life but she never lets that smile leave her face. She has been in the news many times but it seems like she is not worried about it. 

Annette Roque's Net Worth And Salary

Annette Roque shares $60 million net worth with her husband Matt Lauer. However, her net worth is not revealed. Her husband, Lauer received $20 million salaries each year from NBC. She is a former model and her annual salary was over $73,700. She is also the co-owner of the horse farm Side Farm which is also the major part of her net worth. 

In 2016, her husband Matt signed a two-year contract extension with network and set his salary up to $20 million. Before that, he had $17 million per year from 2012-16. The duo owns several real estate properties in New York, The Hamptons, and New Zealand.

  • The Hamptons house: cost $36 million.
  • The New York Apartment: cost $5.882 million.
  • The Hamptons Mansion: cost $14.9 million. 
  • The Quaint Cottage Out East: cost $2.15 million. 
  • The New Zealand Ranch: cost $9.2 million. 

In the year 2012, Annette was paid over $25 million a year. For Today, Matt used to receive a hefty amount of salary $12 million per annum. 

Annette has been very successful and she has her net worth in hundreds of thousands of dollars. It does not seem like she is active on Twitter and Instagram.

Annette Roque's Personal Life And Relationship 

Annette Roque's personal life has been full of ups and downs and highs and lows. Roque is a married man. She is married to former NBC anchor Matt Lauer. She dated her boyfriend Matt Lauer before the couple decided to get settled and get married.

The couple got married in the year 1998 and till now their relationship has been going well. However, there have been some real issues with their relationship as husband and wife as there have been rumors that Matt has been cheating on her.

In 2006, Lauer briefly filed a divorce from Lauer but three weeks later she withdrew her divorce paper from the court. In 2010, the couple was allegedly split, however, they showed their strong bonds and proved it was a false report. In 2018, she again filed for divorce after a series of sexual assault allegations against Lauer

Lauer and Roque have three children together; Romy Lauer, Jack Matthew Lauer, and Thijs Lauer. She is a true supporter of her husband even knowing about his multiple affairs. 

In November 2017, NBC terminated Lauer from his job after allegations of inappropriate sexual harassment towards colleagues. Luer admitted that some of the allegations were true, and even he apologized for those who had hurt. Even after his termination, his wife reported that she is with her husband and will be in any condition.

Lauer's ex-wife, Nancy Alspaugh also defended him on sexual allegations claim against him. Lauer and Nancy were married from 1981-1988. 

Matt Lauer's Body Measurement 

Annette looks very tall but her exact height is not available either. She has been spotted in bikinis a lot of times and each and every time she has managed to look very hot. 

  • Hair Color: Black 
  • Eye Color: Brown