Robin Roberts Married, Husband, Partner and Net Worth

By Staff Writer | On: 31 May, 2018
Robin Roberts Married, Husband, Partner and Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1960-11-23
Nationality American
Profession Broadcaster, Anchor
Marital Status Single
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Girlfriend/Dating Amber Laign (2005–)
Gay/Lesbain Yes (Lesbian)
Ethnicity Afro-American
Net Worth $35 Million
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height 5 Feet 10 Inches (178 cm)
Education Southeastern Louisiana University
Siblings Sally-Ann, Dorothy Roberts McEwen (Sisters), Lawrence E. Roberts, Jr. (Brother)
Parents Lucimarian Tolliver (Mother), Lawrence E. Roberts (Father)

American Television broadcaster, Robin Roberts has been well-recognized as a co-host of ABC’s morning talk show, Good Morning America. Robin previously gained extent fame for working as a sports anchor on ESPN for 15 long years.

The charismatic news anchor certainly has a cherishable professional career. However, her interesting personal life may be unknown to most of the global viewers. But as far as we can say, it’s a humdinger!

Is Robin Roberts Gay Or Has A Partner?

Well, to be precise, Robin is gay, and she confessed her sexuality through Facebook post back in 2013. After struggling for quite a brief period of time from a severe bone-marrow disease, Robin publicly acknowledged of being lesbian in a thankful message over Facebook post after her successful surgery.

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Robin Roberts’ relationship with Amber Laign came into much limelight after the confession about her sexual preference, but the rumors were already swirling in the past regarding the coziness of Robin and the massage therapist, Amber.

According to the reports from Washington post back in 2013, Robin confirmed that she had been in a same-sex relationship for more than 10 years, which cancels out any questions about her having a husband.

Meanwhile, a year later, the veteran journalist discussed with about the plans of taking her love with girlfriend Amber to the next level.

Robin and her partner Amber enjoying a vacation (Photo: Robin Roberts' Instagram)

Meantime, Robin was caught enjoying a resounding outing with Amber in Venice, Italy back on August 5, 2017. With a chill-out picture on Instagram, Robin thanked Amber for 12 years of togetherness.

Despite the coziness, it remains unclear as to when the couple plans to get married.

Robin Roberts’ Bio With Career, And Net Worth

Born on November 23, 1960, the scintillating TV personality left her birthplace Tuskegee, Alabama, and grew up in Mississippi.

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Robin is the eldest among two daughters of Mr. Lawrence Roberts, who served as a pilot of Tuskegee Airmen, and Mrs. Lucimarian Tolliver. Robin’s little sister, Sally-Ann Roberts works as an American anchor for WWL-TV.

Robin was quite close to her mom when she was alive. Her social media speaks the love she held for her mother. On 31 August 2018, she posted a picture with her mother on Instagram captioning she missed her mom who left Robin's side six years ago.

Robin Roberts shares a lovely picture with her mom on 31 August 2018 on Instagram (Photo: Robin Robert's Instagram)

Speaking of her academics, Robin earned a degree in communication from Southeastern Louisiana University in 1983. After her graduation, Robin pursued her career as a Sports anchor for local TV in Mississippi. In 1990, Robin got a huge break to represent as a sportscaster for ESPN and gained much popularity during her 15-year stay at ESPN.

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Right after her time at ESPN, Robin joined ABC and is currently serving as an anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America.

Back in 2007, Robin was diagnosed with the early stage of breast cancer. She was living a happy life until she noticed a lump in her right breast.

She did self-exams, but after that, she realized it was quite different than a normal one. After Robin went for her check-ups, she was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer.

Following the immediate and intense therapy, Robin fought the disease and was granted a new life. Being a cancer survivor, she inspired the people who are fighting for their lives with her speech. Robin became a speaker for CURE®’s 12th annual Extraordinary Healer event.

Her speech encouraged people to fight against breast cancer and to undergo the medication. It seemed like diseases are Robin's best friends as she was diagnosed again with another disease.

After 5 years of her cancer threat, Robin was severely affected by a bone-marrow disease named Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). Fortunately, Robin got a new life after a successful bone-marrow transplant, which rejuvenated her. She was really thankful to her sister Sally-Ann, who donated her bone-marrow after the doctors confirmed the match.

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Apart from her career as a journalist,  Robin also has made her remarkable contribution in movies like Pitch Perfect 2 in 2015, The Lego Ninjago Movie in 2017 and He Got Game. In addition to this, she has also signed a deal with Lifetime for a series of movies and documentaries which will be released in 2019.

As per reports, Robin Roberts enjoys a handsome salary which perfectly justifies her hard-work and determination, and the net worth of ABC’s anchor is outstanding with the figures dwelling over $35 million.

It has to be said that after battling through two life-threatening diseases, Robin is a gutted personality to make a resounding comeback in the field of journalism. Her struggle and the efforts to begin a new life is truly praiseworthy, isn't it?