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Natalie Morales (Full name Natalie Morales-Rhodes ) is an American anchor. She currently working for NBC News. Natalie is the co-host and moderator of the CBS Daytime talk show The Talk. Before that, she worked for NBC News as the West Coast anchor of Today and appeared on Dateline NBC and NBC Nightly News.
She as well appeared on other programs such as Dateline NBC and NBC Nightly News. Natalie moved to Los Angeles in August 2016 after the Rio Summer Olympics. After the Rio Summer Olympics, Natalie moved to Los Angeles in August 2016. There, she became the West Coast anchor of Today as well as Billy Bush’s replacement as host of Access Hollywood and Access Hollywood Live.
At the same time, she continued serving as a correspondent for Dateline. Apart from her duties at NBC, Natalie also hosts the Reelz series Behind Closed Doors with Natalie Morales. As an avid runner, Natalie has competed in five marathons, including three New York City Marathons. She also took part in triathlons. Natalie has also been featured in a full-length article as well as on the cover of Triathlete Magazine’s October 2010 issue.
Natalie Morales Age
She was born on June 6, 1972, in Taipei, Taiwan, China. Natalie is 50 years old.
Natalie Morales Height
She is a woman of average stature. Natalie stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in ( Approx 1.65m).
Natalie Morales Parents
She was born to her mother Penelope, and her father Lieutenant Colonel Mario Morales, Jr in Taipei, Taiwan, China. Natalie’s mother is Brazilian while her father is Puerto Rican. Natalie speaks both Spanish and Portuguese. She spent eighteen years of her early life living in America and overseas in Panama, Brazil, as well as Spain. She lived as a “U.S. Air Force brat”.
Natalie Morales Husband
She married her husband Joseph Rhodes. The couple wedded on August 22, 1998. The couple purchased a US$1 million townhouse in Hoboken, New Jersey in 2002. In 2008, they expanded it to 3,600 square feet. After Natalie was made the Today show’s West Coast anchor in June 2016, the family put the Hoboken townhouse on the market and relocated to another house in Brentwood, California the following month.
The townhouse had sold for $3.1 million by October. In 2004, Natalie gave birth to their firstborn son, Josh, through C-section at Hoboken’s St. Mary Hospital. The couple’s second son, Luke Hudson, was born in 2008.
Natalie Morales Educatuion
She graduated from Caesar Rodney High School located in Camden, Delaware in 1990. Natalie then joined Rutgers University for her Bachelor of Arts degree. She holds a dual major in Journalism & Media Studies and Latin American studies. At the University, Natalie was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University.
Natalie Morales NBC
After college, Natalie worked at Chase Bank prior to pursuing her journalism career. She started her on-air career at News 12 – The Bronx as their first-morning anchor under News 12 – Natalie worked under The Bronx’s first news director Roberto Soto, and their original studio directors Tom D’Elia, Darryl Stith, Brian Webb, and David Rein. She also worked as a camera operator, and editor, as well as a producer for the same network.
Later, Natalie went on to work as a weekend anchor/reporter as well as morning co-anchor at WVIT-TV based in Hartford, Connecticut. There, she reported on the Columbine shootings, the 2000 Presidential election, Hurricane Floyd, as well the September 11, 2001 attacks. Also, Natalie served as the co-hosted and reported for the Emmy-nominated documentary titled Save Our Sound.
This was a joint production with WNBC on preserving the Long Island Sound. In 1999, Natalie was voted as one of the 50 Most Influential Latinas by the Hispanic daily newspaper El Diario La Prensa due to her news coverage and reports. Previously, she spent two years serving behind the scenes at Court TV.
From 2002 to 2006, Natalie was an anchor and correspondent for MSNBC. While there, she covered a number of major news stories such as the investigation and trial of Scott Peterson, the 2004 Presidential election, the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks, the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, the Northeast Blackout of 2003, Greece, the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the Iraqi prisoner abuse. In 2003, Natalie was named one of Hispanic Magazine’s Top Trendsetters of the year.
Natalie’s other colleagues at NBC include;
Jean Chatzky– financial editor
Ben Aaron-tv personality
Hoda Kotb-tv personality
Natalie Morales Dateline
In Los Angeles, Natalie became both the Today show’s West Coast anchor, Natalie took over from Billy Bush as the host of Access Hollywood and Access Hollywood Live, while still serving as a correspondent for Dateline. As an avid runner, Natalie has competed in five marathons, including three New York City Marathons. She also took part in triathlons. Natalie has also been featured in a full-length article as well as on the cover of Triathlete Magazine’s October 2010 issue.
Natalie Morales From The Today Show
She joined the Today show in 2006 as their national correspondent. While there, Natalie was named as the co-anchor of the third hour of the show in March 2008. It was announced on May 9, 2011, that Natalie would replace Ann Curry as the news anchor for Today. It was after Curry took over from Meredith Vieira as the host of Today in June 2011.
Natalie Morales Access Hollywood
It was announced again in 2016 that Natalie would be moving west to host Access and also become the Today Show West Anchor. In 2019, she stepped away from hosting Access but remained the Today Show West Coast anchor.
Natalie Morales Ethnicity
She belongs to mixed ethnicity. Her mother is Brazilian while her father is Puerto Rican. Natalie was born in Taipei, Taiwan, China, and speaks both Spanish and Portuguese.
Natalie Morales Salary
She earns her income from her job as the host of the Today Show on NBC. Natalie has an average salary of $87,344 per year
Natalie Morales Net Worth
She has accumulated a lot of wealth from her career as a journalist. Natalie has an estimated net worth of $1,698,246.
Who Is Natalie Morales
Natalie is an American anchor. She currently working for NBC News. Natalie is the co-host and moderator of the CBS Daytime talk show The Talk. Before that, she worked for NBC News as the West Coast anchor of Today and appeared on Dateline NBC and NBC Nightly News.
How Old Is Natalie Morales
Natalie is a 50-year-old American journalist who was born on June 6, 1972, in Taipei, Taiwan, China.
Is Natalie Morales Married
Yes. Natalie married her husband Joseph Rhodes. The couple wedded on August 22, 1998. In 2004, Natalie gave birth to their firstborn son, Josh, through C-section at Hoboken’s St. Mary Hospital. The couple’s second son, Luke Hudson, was born in 2008.