Who is Natalie Morales?
Natalie Morales-Rhodes is a journalist from the United States. She presently co-hosts and moderates the CBS Daytime talk show The Talk since November 2021. Before joining CBS, Morales was the West Coast anchor of Today and featured on Dateline NBC and NBC Nightly News for NBC News.
Natalie Morales Age
Morales is 49 years old as of 2021. She was born on June 6, 1972, in Taipei, Taiwan.
Natalie Morales Height
Morales stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.6 meters).
Natalie Morales Family
Morales was born in Taiwan to Penelope Morales, a Brazilian mother, and Lieutenant Colonel Mario Morales, Jr., a Puerto Rican father. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and spent the first eighteen years of her life as a “US Air Force brat” in the United States and abroad in Panama, Brazil, and Spain.
Natalie Morales Nationality
Morales is of American and Taiwanese nationalities.
Natalie Morales Education
She graduated from Caesar Rodney High School in Camden, Delaware, in 1990. Morales graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Media Studies and Latin American Studies. She was a Phi Beta Kappa member who graduated with honors.
Natalie Morales Husband
Morales is married to his husband Joseph Rhodes. They got married on August 22, 1998. Morales gave birth to her son, Joseph Stockton Rhodes, through C-section at Hoboken’s St. Mary Hospital in early 2004. Luke Hudson, their second son, was born in late 2008.
Natalie Morales House
Morales and her husband bought a $1 million home in Hoboken, New Jersey, in 2002, then enlarged it to 3,600 square feet in 2008. After Morales was named Today’s West Coast anchor in June 2016, the family listed the Hoboken townhouse and relocated into a property in Brentwood, California, the following month. The townhouse had sold for $3.1 million by October.
Natalie Morales Anchor
Morales worked at Chase Bank before pursuing a career in journalism. She began her on-air career at News 12 – The Bronx as the station’s first-morning anchor, reporting alongside News 12 – The Bronx’s first news director, Roberto Soto. She also worked for that network as a camera operator, editor, and producer.
Morales then worked as a weekend anchor/reporter and morning co-anchor at WVIT-TV in Hartford, Connecticut, where she covered the Columbine High School massacres, Hurricane Floyd, the 2000 Presidential election, and the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. She also co-hosted and reported on the documentary Save Our Sound, a collaboration with WNBC on Long Island Sound preservation.
Natalie Morales NBC News
From 2002 until 2006, Morales worked as an anchor and correspondent for MSNBC. She covered a number of major news stories there, including the 2004 Presidential election, the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, Iraqi prisoner abuse, Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, the 2003 Northeast blackout, the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks, and Scott Peterson’s investigation and trial. She was also named one of Hispanic Magazine’s Top Trendsetters in 2003.
Morales joined the Today show as a national correspondent in 2006 and was designated co-anchor of the show’s third hour in March 2008. On May 9, 2011, it was reported that Morales will succeed Ann Curry as Today’s news anchor when she succeeded Meredith Vieira as host in June 2011. Morales stated in 2016 that he will be traveling west to host Access and become the West Coast anchor of Today. Morales stepped down from hosting Access in 2019 and stayed on Today.
Natalie Morales CBS TheTalk
Morales announced her departure from NBC News after 22 years in October 2021, and it was revealed that she will join the CBS Daytime talk show The Talk as a permanent co-host and moderator.
Natalie Morales Leaving NBC News
Morales announced that she was leaving NBC News after working at the station for over 20 years. She then joined CBS News and became the shot and moderated of The Talk show.
Natalie Morales Salary and Net Worth
Morales earns a salary of $6 million annually. She has an estimated net worth of $18 million.
Natalie Morales Short Bio
- Full name: Natalie Leticia Morales
- Age: 49 years old
- Date of Birth: June 6, 1972
- Height: 5 feet 5 inches (1.6 m)
- Weight: To be updated
- Parents: Penelope Morales and Lieutenant Colonel Mario Morales, Jr.
- Siblings: To be updated
- Husband: Joseph Rhodes
- Children: Joseph Stockton Rhodes and Luke Hudson Rhodes
- Education: Caesar Rodney High School, Rutgers University
- Occupation: Journalist
- Salary: $6 million
- Net Worth: $18 million