.One of the most successful female sportscasters on the TV today, Robin Roberts holds dual positions on the ESPN as well as American Broadcasting Company (ABC). The poised and well-spoken, Robert’s wonderful works can be seen as a commentator for the ESPN’s SportsCenter and ABC’s Wide World of Sports. She was the ESPN’s 1st ever on-air black anchorwoman, followed by the 1st black woman host of the show Wild World of Sports, and the first female to host the National Football League pre-game show.
Career progression of Robin Roberts
Right away after graduating from the college, Roberts become a sports reporter and anchor for a local TV station. As the year passed, she progressed and succeeded along with increment in popularity. Roberts then worked for ESPN, she hosted Sportscenter. She appeared as a guest reporter on the Good Morning America. After years of contributing to both ESPN and Good Morning America, ABC hired Roberts as a full-time co-anchor of the morning news program. In the network’s nighttime news program, Roberts and George served as co-anchors leading the show to be the top of the list of a competitive morning show. The ratings showed it holds the No. 1 spot for more than a decade.
She took a long break due to illness and made her first appearance on the Good Morning America. Roberts made headlines when she was honored with ESPY followed by the prestigious Arthur Ashe Courage Award. Roberts has penned 2 books, From the Heart: Seven Rules to Live By, and Everybody’s Got Something.
Robin Roberts Net Worth
Roberts is the well-paid host who is said to reportedly earn an annual salary of $18 million. On that account, she holds an exquisite net worth of $35 million dollars. She is living with her partner Amber in the multimillion-dollar posh apartment in the Manhattan’s Upper Westside.
In the Personal Life of Robin Roberts
Roberts officially announced she was a gay woman through Good Morning America. Good Morning America host, Roberts has been with partner Amber Laign since quite long for over fifteen years and counting. She is soon-to-be-wife and is looking forward to the perfect moment to be getting married.
Early Life of Robin Roberts
Born on 23rd November 1960, in Tuskegee, Alabama, Robin Roberts grew up in the Pass Christian, Mississippi. She is the youngest of the four siblings and the daughter of the Tuskegee Airmen pilot. She spent her childhood cultivating academic and athletic success graduating as her high school’s salutatorian. Regarding her qualification, she has earned a degree in the communication from the Southeastern Louisiana University in 1983.
Facts about Robin Roberts
Roberts is healthy now with God’s grace since she was diagnosed by Cancer in 2012. Roberts is active in the social media, Twitter hovered by 1.16M adherents and 427k adherents on Instagram. She is showered with so much love by her adherent which is evident from her social media accounts.