Deborah Roberts Biography
Deborah Roberts is an award-winning journalist from the United States working as an ABC News Correspondent for ’20/20,’ ‘Nightline,’ ‘Good Morning America’ and ‘ABC World News Tonight with David Muir.
How old is Deborah Roberts? – Age
The ABC correspondent is 61 years old as of September 20, 2021. She was born in 1960 in Perry, Georgia, United States.
Deborah Roberts Family – Parents
She is the daughter of Benjamin Roberts, a business owner, and Ruth Roberts, a housewife. Her older sister Tina Clarington lives closer to their parents’ home in Perry, Ga keeping an eye on them. Her father is a colon cancer patient while her mother has arthritis and dementia.
Are Deborah Roberts and Al Roker still married?- Husband
She is married to her fellow journalist Al Roker since September 1995. The couple has two children; a daughter Leila born on November 17, 1998, and a son Nicholas born July 18, 2002. She also has a stepdaughter from Roker’s previous marriage.
What is Deborah Roberts’ salary? – Net Worth
Based on tenure and expertise, ABC anchors make anywhere from $40,000 to several million. She has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Deborah Roberts Career
She graduated from the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Media at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, with a Bachelor in Journalism degree in 1982. It also acted as a replacement for Good Morning America, World News Weekend, and 20/20, as well as a co-host for The View.’
Roberts’ long-form 20/20 coverage consistently created remarkable storylines such as the personal profile of First Lady Michelle Obama, First daughter Ivanka Trump, and an in-depth analysis of abuses in the Amish culture. From Africa, she focused on children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic and was part of the landmark coverage of President Barack Obama’s inauguration. Roberts has won numerous Emmy awards for her international and national coverage of world affairs, including her touching coverage of an Ethiopian American woman’s dramatic journey back to her African village to find her long-lost mother.
She is the co-author of Been There, Done That Family Wisdom for Modern Times. The book is non-fiction and was published in 2016. The book was also written by her husband Al Roker and Laura Morton.