Deborah Roberts Biography

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Facts of Deborah Roberts
Date of Birth: 1960 , September-20
Age: 61 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Deborah Roberts
Birth Name Deborah Ann Roberts
Nick Name Deborah
Father Ruth Roberts
Mother Benjamin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Perry, Georgia
Ethnicity Black
Profession Journalist
Working For Television
Net Worth $30 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Married Yes
Married to Al Roker (m. 1995)
Children 2
Divorce N/A
Education Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication (University of Georgia)
TV Show 20/20, Dateline NBC, ABC 2000 Today
Siblings Tina Clarington
Books Artistic Triumph Amid Darkness: Nancy Renfro's Remarkable Creative ...
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Deborah Ann Roberts was born on 20th September 1960 in Perry, Georgia, United States. She is an American television journalist and works for the ABC News division of the ABC broadcast television network. Her father Benjamin Roberts was a business owner and her mother Ruth Roberts was a housewife.Deborah has a sister named Tina Clarington.

Education and career

Deborah Roberts has completed Bachelor of Journalism in the year 1982 from the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Georgia which is located in Athens, Georgia.

In the year 1982, Deborah Roberts started her career from the WTVM, a local television station in the Columbus, Georgia. After that, she moved on to work at the WBIR,  a local television station in Knoxville, Tennessee. From the year 1987 to 1990 Deborah served at WFTV as a weekend news co-anchor, bureau chief, and NASA field reporter.

Deborah Roberts then joined NBC News as a general assignment reporter in the year 1990. She later served as a correspondent for Dateline NBC as an NBC News’s program named newsmagazine.After NBC, in the year 1995, Deborah moved to ABC News as a correspondent for a newsmagazine program named 20/20 and also as a substitute anchor for the World News Tonight Weekend She has also worked on a morning news program called Good Morning America.

Deborah  Roberts has also appeared as a guest host on the talk show named The View which was produced by the ABC Daytime, the division of ABC in the July and September 2006. She has also served to other network’s platforms including The Katie Couric Show, Primetime, Nightline and Good Morning America.

Currently, Deborah Roberts hosts a program named Lifetime Live which airs on Lifetime Television, which is a cable and satellite television channel. She and her husband wrote a non-fiction book named Been There, Done That: Family Wisdom for Modern Times. The book was published in the year 2016.

Personal life

Deborah Roberts is married to Al Roker since 1995 September. Her husband is an American television personality, actor, and a book author. She has a son and a daughter from her husband. Her first child is a daughter named Leila Ruth, born in 1998 and her second child is a son named Nicholas Albert Roker, born in 2001. Roberts also has a stepdaughter named Courtney Roker. She has a perfect family and is living happily with her small family. The estimated net worth of Deborah Roberts is around $30 million.