NBC’s news correspondent, Natalie Morales-Rhodes is currently an anchor on the popular news program, the Today show. Natalie can also be seen on Rock Centre with Brian Williams, and on Dateline, as well as appearances on the NBC Nightly News Broadcasts. She was offered to replace Billy Bush and host ‘Access Hollywood’. She also is an anchor for West Coast.
In the Beginning
Natalie was born in Taipei, Taiwan on June 6, 1972. Her mother is Penelope Morales, a Brazilian national. Her father is Lieutenant Colonel Mario Morales, Jr. of Puerto Rican descent. Natalie grew up living in several countries, including Panama, Spain, and Brazil. Her family moved very frequently because they were following the Lt. Colonel to the different Air Force bases he was stationed at. Because of all of this travelling overseas Natalie speaks English fluently, and Spanish fluently, as well as speaking fluent Portuguese. Her nationality is Taiwanese and Natalie belongs to white ethnicity. Her birth star sign is Gemini.
The Building of a Career
After completion of her schooling, she moved to US and attended Rutgers University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree. She earned her degree while following dual majors of journalism and in Latin American studies. She joined the Phi Beta Kappa sorority while at Rutgers. When Natalie graduated it was Summa Cum Laude.
Before journalism, Natalie use to work for Chase bank after she completed her college. Her news anchor career began at News 12 in the Bronx. She was the first morning anchor there. While working for News 12, she also worked as the camera operator when needed, the editor and at times she worked as the producer. For two years at Court TV, she worked behind the scene as well. A daily news paper “El Diario La Presna” voted her in top 50 influential Latinas. After working for different stations, Natalie gained more experience and made her name in the industry.
|Birth Date:||6 Jun, 1972|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Net Worth 2021:||18 million|