NBC Anchor Matt Lauer

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on May 22, 2005

Matt Lauer and his wife just had a baby not too long ago. Was it a boy or a girl?
—Joan C., Michigan

Matt Lauer and his wife, Annette, had a daughter, Romy, in October 2003. Their son, Jack Matthew, was born in June 2001. Lauer, 47, has been co-anchor of NBC News' Today since 1997, although he joined Today in 1994 as a news anchor. New York-born Lauer attended Ohio University before launching his career in 1979 as a producer at WOWK-TV in Huntington, W.Va. He gained experience hosting a number of weekly information and talk programs in Boston, Philadelphia, Providence, R.I., and Richmond, Va., before moving to New York, where he and his family currently reside.