Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts Salary at GMA, Age, Height, Partner, College, Net Worth

Who is Robin Roberts?

Robin Roberts is an American newscaster working as an anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America since 2005. She was the first openly LGBTQ+ woman to host the American television game show Jeopardy!.

She has previously worked as a sportscaster at ESPN for 15 years from 1990 – 2005. Roberts was honored into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012.

Robin Roberts Age

Roberts is 61 years old as of 2021. She was born on November 23, 1960, in Tuskegee, Alabama, in the United States. She celebrates her birthday on August 29th every year.

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Robin Roberts Height and Weight

Roberts stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches, about 1.78 meters tall. She has a total weight of 60 kg.

Robin Roberts Education

Roberts graduated cum laude in 1983 with a degree in communication from Southeastern Louisiana University.

Robin Roberts Family


Roberts is the daughter to Colonel Lawrence E. Roberts her father and  Lucimatian, her mother. Her father was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen and a colonel in the United States Air Force with 32 years of military service.

She attributed her success to her parents’ establishing the “three ‘D’s: Discipline, Determination, and ‘De Lord.’


Roberts has four siblings and she is the lastborn in their family. They are Sally-Ann, Lawrence, Jr. (Butch) and Dorothy.

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Robin Roberts Married

It is publicly known that Roberts has been in a relationship with Amber Laign. They started their romantic affair way back in 2013 but they didn’t make in public until 2013.

They are still together as of 2022 and the couple gone past many challenges together. Robin and her partner have not revealed whether they will raise a child or not.

She came out publicly for the first time in December 2013 to reveal her sexual orientation despite her same-sex relationships being known to her friends and coworkers.

Robin Roberts Salary

Roberts earns an annual salary of $8 million from her career as a journalist.

Robin Roberts Net worth

Roberts has a net worth of $45 million including all her money plus assets.

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Robin Roberts GMA

Roberts started her career as a sports anchor and reporter for WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 1983. She came to WLOX-TV in Biloxi, Mississippi, in 1984.

Roberts worked as a sports anchor and reporter for WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1986. She worked as a sports anchor and reporter for WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia, from 1988 until 1990.

While in Atlanta, she worked as a radio host for V-103. She began working as a sportscaster for ESPN in February 1990 and remained there until 2005.

Roberts received the Walter Cronkite Award for Journalism Excellence in 2014. She was inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame as a member of the 2016 class.

Roberts co-anchored the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, an American television actress, on May 19, 2018, at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor.

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What ethnicity is Robin Roberts?

Roberts is of African American ethnicity. Her mother was Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts, the first African American to lead Mississippi’s Board of Education.
Her father on the other hand was also of African American origin who served in World War II as a pilot with the famed Tuskegee Airmen.

What kind of transplant did Robin Roberts have?

It’s been almost nine years since Roberts underwent a bone marrow transplant to cure myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a rare bone marrow illness, but recalling the moment she found out her sister would be her donor is no less emotional for her.


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