Al Roker

TV Meteorologist, TV Personality

1954 –

50

Who is Al Roker?

Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr. is an American television weather forecaster as well as an actor and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today. On Monday, July 20, 2009, he began co-hosting his morning show, Wake Up with Al, on The Weather Channel, which airs weekdays from 5:30 to 7 am ET one hour and half earlier than Today. He holds an expired American Meteorological Society Television Seal, #238. Writing with Dick Lochte, Roker began a series of murder mysteries in 2009 that feature Billy Blessing, a celebrity chef turned amateur detective. The second book in the series, The Midnight Show Murders, was nominated for a 2011 Nero Award.

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Born
Aug 20, 1954
Queens
Also known as
  • Albert Lincoln Roker Jr.
  • Albert Lincoln Roker, Jr.
  • Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr.
  • Albert L. Roker
  • Al
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • African American
  • Jamaican American
  • Bahamian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • State University of New York at Oswego
    Communication
    (Specialized in Broadcast journalism)
  • (Specialized in Graphic design)
  • Xavier High School
Employment
  • WNBC
Lived in
  • Yorktown
  • Queens

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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