Rob Nelson Married, Girlfriend, Gay, Family, Salary

Date: 12 Jun, 2018

Rob Nelson Married, Girlfriend, Gay, Family, Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1978-06-05
Nationality American
Profession Reporter
Marital Status Single
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity African-American
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height 5 Feet 10 Inches(177.8 cm)
Education University of North Carolina

American reporter Rob Nelson enjoys a significant recognition as a co-anchor of WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News Saturday and Sunday Morning. Previously, Rob showcased his incredible journalism skills reporting on ABC’s World News Now and America This Morning.

Rob Nelson’s incredible media success is not a humdinger to his fans and followers. However, his dormant off-screen life encourages most of them to get an insight of his whereabouts.

Rob Nelson Married Or Dating Girlfriend?

Rob Nelson, at the age of 40, stays away from queries related to marriage and dating. His confined personal life keeps all his fans guessing whether he was ever married or had a girlfriend.

Rob was once reported to be linked with former ABC News reporter, Diana Perez. However, the news was nothing but a rumor as Diana is happily married and has two children.

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Considering Rob Nelson’s less interest towards girls and relationships, people generally raise questions about his sexuality. However, Rob Nelson has stayed put on the gay rumors and prominently remains focused on his media career.

Though Rob's relationship status is still under review, he shares a great bond with his co-anchors and also timely flaunts them on his social accounts. For instance, on June 14, 2018, Rob Instagrammed a picture with his friends of an office and in the caption, he thanked channel 7 and his abc colleagues for coming out in his birthday party. 

Similarly, on 16 September 2018,  Rob uploaded a picture with his colleague via his Instagram account and captioned it as, "So glad we had a chance to say farewell in person! Happy retirement, sir! All the best to you always!"

Rob Nelson’s Bio: Age, Family

Rob Nelson was born on 5 June 1978, in New Jersey. Recently, Rob celebrated his 40th birthday with his crew as seen on his 6th June’s Instagram post.

The co-anchor belongs to the African-American ethnicity, whereas holds the American nationality. Moreover, he stands tall at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.75 meters). Apart from an attractive height, he also got a well-maintained body.

Being a stylish man, Nelson has a great sense of dressing and is mostly seen in formal dresses. When he hosts any programs, many people can not take their eyes off his expensive wears. 

Nelson generally likes to keep his family details off the radar on social networking sites. However, recently on 13 May, Rob wished his mother, Sharon Nelson a happy Mother’s Day on his Instagram account.

Rob Nelson wishes mother a Happy Mother's Day on 13 May 2018 (Photo: Rob Nelson's Instagram)

Besides, Rob was seen sharing his anchoring duties with his mother on 10 May 2016. With the Instagram picture, he wished her a good Mother’s Day.

Also, back on 14 August 2014, Rob congratulated his dad on his well-earned retirement via his Twitter post. Besides some irregular mentions, Rob has kept his parents' identity concealed. Plus, whether he has any siblings or not remains a mystery.

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Rob Nelson, standing tall at the height of 5'10" (1.75 meters), attended the University of North Carolina on a full academic scholarship. With his immense interest in the field of media, Rob received his degrees in Journalism and Political Science.

Rob Nelson's Media Career, Net Worth

Rob initiated his journalism career in 2000. He became the part of WWL-TV, New Orleans where he served as a morning news anchor and reporter.

After gaining much-required media experience, Nelson took a big step in his media career when he joined ABC network on 12 July 2010. Nelson worked as a network correspondent and reported for Good Morning America, and World News with David Muir and Nightline. Before that, Rob served as a co-anchor of ABC News’ World News Now and America This Morning.

Rob left ABC on 15 March 2013 after being associated with the network for almost three years. In January 2014, Nelson became the part of WABC-TV, and since then, he has worked as a co-anchor of weekend morning newscasts, Eyewitness News Saturday and Sunday Morning, where Texas-born news reporter and weekend anchor Sandra Bookman serves as a co-anchor. 

Rob's exceptional reporting has made him known him all over the world. He has embraced his media skills covering such diverse stories as Nelson Mandela's release from the hospital just months before his death, the arrest of notorious Boston mobster Whitey Bulger, the indictment of famed athlete Oscar Pistorius and the murder case against former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez.

Besides, Rob has also anchored some breaking news coverage of major world events, including the death of Osama bin Laden, the devastating Japan earthquake and tsunami and the Aurora, Colorado movie theater massacre. 

Previously, as a reporter at ABC News, Rob Nelson was expected to enjoy the riveting salary of around $106K. Currently working as a WABC correspondent, Nelson’s net worth undoubtedly dwells above million. However, the exact figure of his net worth is still under review.

Interesting Facts About Rob Nelson

1) He covered famous stories such as the arrest of notorious Boston mobster Whitney Bulger, the indictment of famed athlete Oscar Pistorius and the murder case against former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez.

2) He loves exploring New York City in his leisure time. 

3) Rob started being active in the journalism sector since 2000.