Birth Day November 23rd, 1960
Birth Place Tuskegee, Alabama
Age 60 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

About Robin Roberts

An American actress, broadcaster, TV anchor, author, producer, and former basketball player, Robin Roberts is famous for being the full-time co-anchor of the morning news program in 2005. She is best recognized for her appearances in the films & TV series such as "Last Man Standing", "Nashville", "Empire", "For The People", "Pitch Perfect", "The Lego Ninjago Movie".
As an author, Robin Roberts has published books "From the Heart: 7 Rules to Live By", "From the Heart: Eight Rules to Live By", "My Story, My Song: Mother-Daughter Reflections on Life and Faith" and she is a prolific author of lifestyle, sports, and motivational books like "Basketball the Right Way", "Basketball Year: What It's Like to Be a Woman Pro", "Careers for Women Who Love Sports" as well as "Everybody's Got Something" which was also turned into an audiobook in 2014. She was honored by the 2013 ESPYs in July 2013, awarded Arthur Ashe Courage Award by basketball star LeBron James, & she received a 2012 Peabody Award for her program GMA. She has more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter, 800K followers on Facebook, & 587K followers on Instagram. She was selected as a mentor for Disney's #DreamBigPrincess campaign and an honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012, 2016 and then, she was named one of ESPNW's Impact 25 in 2014. She began her career as a sports anchor and reporter for WDAM-TV in 1983. She won the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2014.
On 19 July 2021, Robin Roberts begins her turn as guest host on the first episode of "Jeopardy!" Monday night with contestant winning during her weeklong tenure matched by the game show. "Jeopardy!" has donated $2041416 to its guest hosts' charities of choice. The show also matched the $250000 grand prize for the 2021 "Jeopardy!" tournament of champions and donated that amount to the Hope of the Vally Trebek Center for the Homeless at the former site of the Skateland roller rink in Northridge. The purchase of the rink was financed in part by a $500000 donation from the late "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek and his wife Jean. She has her own production company "Rock's Robin Productions" and her father was a Tuskegee Airman, executive produced and narrated the one-hour documentary Tuskegee Airmen: Legacy of Courage" which premiered on History on 10 February 2021.


Early Life, Family & Education

Robin Roberts stepped into this world for the first time on 23 November 1960. Her parents gave her birth with the real name of Robin Rene Roberts in Tuskegee, Alabama, the United States which is her birthplace. She grew up in Pass Christian, Mississippi. She grabs American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnic background. She is Presbyterian by religion and black is her race. Her present age is 60 which she celebrated last November of 2020. Thus, her zodiac sign is Sagittarius as per her birth date.
Regarding Robin Roberts's parents, her mother, Lucimarian (nee Tolliver), is a chairperson of the Mississippi Board of Education, and her father, Colonel Lawrence E. Roberts, was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen. She has three siblings: two older sisters named Sally-Ann Roberts, who is an author & former TV anchor at the CBS affiliate WWL-TV in New Orleans, & Dorothy Roberts, who is a sociologist, TV personality, and one older brother named Lawrence Jr. "Butch" Roberts.
Robin Roberts graduated and attended Pass Christian High School in 1979. After she was awarded a tennis scholarship, she enrolled in Southeastern Louisiana University where she graduated cum laude in 1983 with a bachelor of arts degree in communication.  

Married, Partner & Relationship

Robin Roberts is currently an unmarried lady. But she is in a same-sex romantic relationship with massage therapist Amber Laign. They began dating each other in 2005. She officially announced her being a lesbian on Good Morning America in December 2013. In 2015, she was named by Equality Forum as one of their 31 Icons of the 2015 LGBT History Month. By sexuality, she is lesbian.

Robin Roberts Salary & Job

An American television broadcaster, Robin Roberts has an estimated net worth of around $45 million as of 2021 whereas her major source of income is from her acting, author, producer, Tv Anchor, former basketball player. She made $14 million a year from Good Morning America in 2014, and she also signed in 2013 a contract with GMA, which paid her $14 million until the year 2015 well as she received an annual estimated salary of $18 million since 2016. She is living a luxurious lifestyle at present. However, she earns millions of dollars income as of her own production company "Rock's Robin productions". She has supported charities like "Thriver Thursday", "Be the Match Registry", "Segments Future of Health", "The Cutting Edge of Cancer", "WebMD". She is represented by Willian Mirror Endeavor Entertainment, IMG Media.

Robin Roberts Height

The versatile lady, Robin Roberts stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches. She has a balanced body weight of around 68 Kg with a slim body builds. She has a pair of dark brown eyes color and her hair color is Light brown. Further, her body measurement is 34-27-34 inches and wears 8 US shoe size, 34 B bra size, 5 US dress size.
Moreover, Robin Roberts was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, former cancer in 2012. Her sister donated her bone marrow to her. She struggled with breast cancer in 2007 for which she underwent surgery on August 3 and by January 2008 has completed eight chemotherapy treatments, followed by 6 and half weeks of radiation treatment.

TV Shows

  • 2021- "Robin Roberts Presents Mahalia"
  • 2016- "Last Man Standing"
  • 2015-2016- "Nashville"
  • 2018- "Empire"
  • 2019- "For the People"
  • 2015- "Pitch Perfect 2"
  • 2017- "The LEGO Ninjago Movie"
  • 1998- "He Got Game"
  • 2020- "The Disney Family Singalong"
  • 2013- "The Hot Flashes"
  • 2019- "One Day at Disney"
  • 2020- "Uncle Tom"
  • 2013- "Let Them Wear Towels", "Pat XO", "The Diplomat", "Coach"
  • 2009- "IKE: A Documentary"

Awards

  • 2013- Arthur Ashe Courage Award
  • 2014- Glamour Award for Woman of the Year
  • 2014, 2009, 2008- Daytime Emmy Award
  • 2014- Glamour Award for The Survivor
  • 2019- Sagar Strong Award
  • 2010- News & Documentary Emmy Award
  • 2001- Mel Greenberg Media Award

Books

  • 2001- "Which Sport is Right for You? Robin Roberts", "Sports Injuries Robin Roberts"
  • 2007- "From the Heart: Seven Rules to Live By"
  • 2008- "From the Heart: Eight Rules to Live By"
  • 2014- "Everybody's Got Something"
  • 2022- "Brighter by the Day: Waking Up to New Hopes and Dreams Robin Roberts"
  • 2015- "I Simply Am Robin Roberts", "So You Want to Be a Psychic Robin Roberts", "What Do I Do Now? Robin Roberts", "The Everyday Guru: 165 Life Lessons Robin Roberts", "How to Become a Master: The Everyday Guru Robin Roberts", "Get Out of Your Head. How to Create a Life of Happiness and Abundance Robin"
  • 2000- "Basketball the Right Way Robin Roberts", "Basketball Year: What It's Like to Be a Woman Pro Robin Roberts", "Careers for Women Who Love Sports Robin Roberts", "Sports for Life: How Athletes Have More Fun Robin Roberts", "Get in the Game! With Robin Roberts"
  • 1996- "Anne Mccaffrey: A Life With Dragons", "Ladies first Robin Roberts", "Sexual generations"
  • 2016- "Unit Robin Roberts Devotional", "Soul Searching Robin Roberts"
  • 2011- "Adventures in Pet-Sitting Robin Roberts", "Badtime Bear's Big Surprise Robin Roberts"
  • 1993- "A New Species Robin Roberts"
  • 2010- "Sorenson's Gift Robin Roberts"
  • 2005- "Dilemmas With Dinner: A Farce in Two Acts Robin Roberts"
  • 2013- "International Marketing, E-Text Robin Roberts"
  • 2005- "Hanford: 1900-2000 Robin Roberts"

Audio

  • 2014- "Everybody's Got Something Audiobook"


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