Matt Lauer Biography
(Former American Television News Personality, Best Known for His Work With NBC News)
Birthday: December 30, 1957 (Capricorn)
Born In: New York, New York, United States
Matt Lauer is the famous name associated with a popular morning TV show in the US. He pursued a major in Communications but dropped out just as he was on the verge of finishing the course, and opted for a journalism internship. He quickly built up an impressive and diverse resume as he became an on-air reporter, travelled extensively, hosted talk-shows and worked for numerous news magazines. He endured a difficult phase during which he struggled to find work, but bounced back by getting cast as the host of the talk show ‘9 Broadcast Plaza’. His growing popularity enabled him to work in shows on NBC, which was a turning point in his already-impressive career. His association with NBC turned out to be long and productive as he continues to work with the channel till today. As the co-anchor for ‘The Today Show’, a morning show in the US, he has conducted several high-profile interviews, including those of then-US Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. He also hosted other short-term shows intermittently, displaying his virtuosity. His prominence and mass-appeal was underlined after he signed a contract worth a whopping $25 million per year which also cemented his reputation as among the most popular TV figures.