Matt Lauer Net Worth

Net Worth: $60 Million
Statistics
  • Source of Wealth:

    Television
  • Age:

    60
  • Birth Place:

    New York City, New York, United States
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Annette Roque)
  • Full Name:

    Matthew Todd Lauer
  • Nationality:

    American
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About Matthew Todd Lauer

With a net worth of $60 million, Matt Lauer is one of the wealthiest and most successful news anchors in the United States. Born in 1957, Lauer grew up in New York City and attended college at Ohio University. From a young age, Lauer knew that he wanted to be involved in news reporting and focused his studies on that from an early age. Fans of Lauer may be surprised to know that he initially attended Ivy Tech, but dropped out of college prior to graduating. As such, it was not until the age of 39 that Lauer graduated from Ohio University with a degree in telecommunications.

Lauer's breakthrough in the television industry came in 1979 when he became a producer for a late night news shoe in West Virginia. Prior to being offered a job in New York City in 1989, Lauer was a newscaster for several different broadcast times in West Virginia and a host of PM Magazine.

Ultimately, Lauer's big break came in 1992 when he became a substitute on The Today Show. Working from the bottom of the network up, Matt Lauer was named as co-anchor of The Today Show in January 1997. Lauer has become a household name for many across the United States and is still the host of The Today Show. Additionally, Lauer can be found hosting television programs on the the Discovery Channel and MSNBC.

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Earnings 2012

Salary 2012
Annual salary after he signed a new contract with NBC News
$25,000,000

Earnings 2009

Salary 2009
Annual salary from Today (2009)
$13,000,000
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