Matt Lauer Biography (1957-)

Full name, Matthew Todd Lauer; born December 30, 1957, in New York, NY; son of Jay Robert (a bicycle company executive) and Marilyn (a boutique owner; present surname, Kolmer) Lauer; grandson of Art Gentry (a singer); married NancyAlspaugh (a producer), 1981 (divorced, 1988); married Annette Roque (a model, as Jade Roque), 1998; children: (second marriage) Jack Matthew. Addresses: Office: NBC News, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10012-0002.; Agent: Ken Lindner and Associates, Inc., 2049 Century Park E., Suite 3050, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Journalist, broadcaster
Birth Details
December 30, 1957
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Host, Evening Magazine (also known as Evening: The MTWTF Show and P.M. Magazine), KPIX, 1980-1986
  • Cohost, Fame, Fortune, and Romance, ABC, 1986
  • Coanchor, Today in New York, WNBC, 1992-1994
  • Coanchor, News 4/Live at Five, WNBC (New York City), 1993-1996
  • News anchor, Today (also known as NBC News Today and TheToday Show), NBC, 1994-1996
  • Coanchor, Today (also known as NBC News Today and The Today Show), NBC, 1997
  • Host, Today (also known as NBC News Today and The TodayShow), NBC, 1997-
  • Host, Headliners & Legends with Matt Lauer, NBC, 1998
  • Also cohost of The Soap Show.
  • Specials
  • Today at Night, NBC, 1994
  • AT&T Skates of Gold II, NBC, 1995
  • The Tournament of Roses Parade, NBC, 1996
  • Up for the Golden Globes, NBC, 1996
  • The 1998 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC, 1998
  • The 1999 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC, 1999
  • Host, Headliners & Legends: Brooke Shields, NBC, 2001
  • Host, Headliners & Legends: Bambi Bembenek, NBC, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Substitute host, Esquire: About Men, for Women (also known as The Esquire Show), Lifetime, 1988-1989
  • Substitute host, 9 Broadcast Plaza, WWOR (New York City), 1989-1991
  • Substitute host, Day's End, ABC, 1989
  • Larry King Live Weekend, 2001

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People Weekly, January 13, 1997, p. 16; June 30, 1997, p. 65; December 30, 1997, pp. 109-110, 112; October 19, 1998, p. 73; July 9, 2001, p. 112
    • TV Guide, July 4, 1998, pp. 16-19, 20-21; October 7, 2000, pp. 19-20
    • USA Weekend, April 28, 2000, pp. 6-7

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