Natalie Morales (Journalist): Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Net Worth, Husband

natalie morales

Natalie Morales (journalist): Wiki, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth, Husband, News, Nationality, Kids, Ethnicity, Hairs, Height, Weight, Eyes, New Job. Natalie Morales is an American journalist who used to work for the famous NBC News. She was the anchor of Today Show West Coast and appeared on separate programs including Dateline NBC and NBC Nightly News. Soon after the Rio Summer Olympics, she moved to Los Angeles, where she became both the Today show’s West Coast anchor. She also replaced  Billy Bush as host of Access Hollywood and Access Hollywood Live. In the meantime, she also worked as a correspondent for Dateline. Natalie Morales recently became “The Talk’s” newest co-host after her shocking resignation from the two-decade run as a correspondent on “Today.”

Early Life of Natalie Morales

Morales was born on June 6, 1972, in Taiwan. She was born to a Brazilian mother, Penelope, and a Puerto Rican father, Lieutenant Colonel Mario Morales, Jr. This shows that she belongs to a mixed ethnic background. Natalie Morales speaks both Spanish and Portuguese fluently. The famous journalist has spent the initial eighteen years of her life residing in America and overseas in Panama, Brazil, and Spain. She is the daughter of an Airforce officer and proudly describes herself as a “U.S. Air Force brat”. She did her high school education from Caesar Rodney High School placed in Camden, Delaware in 1990. The journalist holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University with dual majors in Journalism & Media Studies and Latin American studies. Natalie Morales was an active student in her college life and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated summa cum laude.

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Natalie Morales personal life

Morales married her long time love, Joseph Rhodes, on August 22, 1998. The couple soon purchased a US$1 million townhouse in Hoboken, New Jersey, and late its area to 3,600 square feet. However, the couple had to move after Morales was made the Today show’s West Coast anchor. The family put the Hoboken townhouse for sale in the market and a month later shifted into a house in Brentwood, California. By October, their townhouse was sold for $3.1 million. The couple gave birth to a son, named Josh, via C-section at Hoboken’s St. Mary Hospital. Their second son named, Luke Hudson, was born in late 2008. 

Natalie Morales active participation in various events shows that she is an avid runner. She has a record of having competed in five marathons, including three New York City Marathons. Morales also participates in triathlons for fun. The talented journalist and avid runner have been featured in a full-length article and on the cover of the October 2010 edition of Triathlete Magazine.

Morales Career

Soon after completing her graduation from journalism, she started her career in air career at News 12 as the first-morning anchor. later she went on to serve as a weekend anchor, reporter and morning co-anchor at WVIT-TV in Hartford, Connecticut, where she reported major events like  Columbine shootings, Hurricane Floyd, the 2000 Presidential election and the September 11, 2001 attacks. She also has experience working under Court TV.  In 1999, she was chosen one of the 50 Most Influential Latinas for her news coverage and reports by the Hispanic daily newspaper.

Morales joined the Today Show in the year 2006 as a national correspondent and was selected co-anchor of the third hour of the show in March 2008. Recently in October 2021, it was declared that Natalie Morales would be leaving NBC News after 22 years and it was reinforced that she would enter CBS’ The Talk as a permanent co-host.

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Here is the full Bio/Wiki of Natalie Morales, her/his family/ mother/ father/ brother name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, boyfriends, girlfriends, husband, wife, spouse, cars, property, bikes, address, email, house, hometown, ethnicity, hometown, birthplace, parents, achievements, phone number, school, his/her Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, earning /income/net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, Date Of Birth.

Natalie Morales, Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth

Real Name Natalie Morales
Nickname Natalie
Gender Female
Profession journalist
Height (approx.)

in centimeters– 168 cm

in meters– 1.68 m

feet inches– 5’ 6”

Weight (approx.)

in kilograms– 58 kg

in pounds– 128 lbs

Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-26-36
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Blonde
Date of Birth June 6, 1972
Age (as in 2021) 49 Years
Birth Place Taipei, Taiwan
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Gemini
Nationality American
Hometown Taipei, Taiwan
School Rodney High School 
College/University

Rutgers University 

Educational Qualification B.A Journalism and mass media
Religion christanity
Ethnicity mixed( Brazil and American)
Caste Not  available
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Travelling
Marital Status married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Straight
Parents

Father: Lieutenant Colonel Mario Morales Jr

Mother: Penelope

Siblings

Brother: Not Known

Sister: Not Known

Husband/Wife/Spouse Joseph Rhodes
Children 2 sons- Josh and Luke Hudson
Net Worth $18 million

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Some lesser-known facts about Natalie Morales

  • her net worth is around $18 million.
  • She is the mother of two sons.
  • She was born to a Brazilian mother and a Puerto Rican father.
  • Natalie Morales speaks both Spanish and Portuguese fluently.
  • Morales married her long time love, Joseph Rhodes, on August 22, 1998.
  • She was featured in the October 2010 edition of Triathlete Magazine.
  • She has more than 300 k followers on Instagram.

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