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Al Roker Is A TV Staple Worth $70M — But His Family Is His Greatest Asset, And His Three Children Are Making Marks Of Their Own

It is safe to assume that if Jay-Z uses your name in a song, you’ve reached a pretty significant peak in culture. Al Roker is among the people that have reached that status. Outside of the positive mention in Jay-Z’s song, “Hate,” Roker is one of television’s most applauded news personalities. Self-proclaiming himself as an institution, Al Roker is a native New Yorker that has been in front of television audiences for over 40 years. The 68-year-old hosts the third hour of “TODAY” and has earned 14 Emmy Awards for his work on the show. Photo Credit: Nathan Congleton Roker is also the author of 13 books. His most recent, “You Look So Much Better In Person – True Stories of Absurdity and Success,” is a personal collection of essays noting lessons learned throughout his life. Being on “TODAY” and writing books isn’t his only claim to fame. You can hear his voice on “Off The Rails” on TODAY Show Radio and catch him in the CEO chair as the lead of AL Roker Entertainment. According to...

Josh Rodgers

Aug 25, 2022

Al Roker Surprises The Principal Of Digital Harbor High School And Her Students With 1,400 Laptops

Digital Harbor High School — a technology-based magnet school in Baltimore — recently received a special surprise from TODAY’s Al Roker. Following Digital Harbor’s principal — Taiisha Swinton-Buck — being named Maryland’s Principal of the Year for 2021, the students were each gifted brand new Dell laptops and a free year of internet access — thanks to Comcast — TODAY reports. “It means everything to us,” Swinton-Buck told TODAY. “At Digital Harbor High School, we’re focused on technology. Computers kept us connected during the COVID closures, and so we’re so happy that we can continue on trend…We’re going to stay focused!” According to TODAY, Swinton-Buck has led Digital Harbor High School for three years and throughout her tenure has had stellar engagement, support and bonding with the students. She’s inspired not only the students, but also Digital Harbor’s staff. With Swinton-Buck’s influence, the school has seen “record-setting impacts in attendance, grade averages and...

Ngozi Nwanji

Sep 20, 2021