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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

Teacher Transforms His Kitchen Into A Chemistry Lab 'For The Love' Of His Students

This high school teacher goes above and beyond for his students! According to Good Morning America (GMA), Jonte Lee is a chemistry and physics teacher at Calvin Coolidge High School located in Washington, D.C. who has completely transformed his home kitchen into a chemistry lab to effectively conduct experiments virtually for his students during the pandemic. “The reason why I turned my kitchen into a chemistry lab is for the love of my students,” said Lee in an interview on GMA. After the pandemic hit, it was only right that Lee began to stream those normal lab experiments throughout social media and in the virtual space for his students.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Jonte Lee (@jonterlee) In honor of National Teacher Day , GMA highlighted and celebrated those teachers who stepped up and went above and beyond for students adjusting to school at home in the midst of the pandemic. For Lee, the demonstrations have helped students to remain engaged on a personal...

Shanique Yates

May 10, 2021