Natalie (Leticia) Morales was born on 6 June 1972 in Taipei, Taiwan. Natalie Morales’ parents are Penelope Morales and Lieut. Col. Mario Morales Jr, who is a retired Air Force. Since she was a U.S. Air Force dependent, she has spent most of her life overseas with her family in Panama, Brazil, and Spain.
Morales is a broadcast Journalist currently working for NBC news. She is the anchor of Today’s show, Third hour, and she regularly appears on other programs such as Dateline NBC, and NBC Nightly News.
Natalie Morales is a married to Joseph Rhodes. She currently resides in Hoboken, New Jersey with her husband and children. A perfect family, they are living happily at the moment and sources close to her are confident that there is a tiny possibility of a divorce in their future. She might one day be fired from her job, but never from her family and loving husband.
The beautiful Morales is also well-admired for her fit body, even at the age of 44. Her body measurements are believed to be 32-24-34, which she has maintained even after two pregnancies. Her two sons are Josh and Luke!
The reason she wears high heels is that her height is 5 feet 3 inches, which is subtle compared to other tall female American television personalities. She dresses up fine while still flaunting her hot legs and curvy body.
She has had a great journey in her career. She has set herself up as an esteemed reporter.
She worked for MSNBC for a brief period from 2002 to 2006. She was noted by the audiences and critics while she worked at MSNBC covering important and major news like the Iraqi prisoner abuse, 2004 Summer Olympics, 2004 Presidential election, the 2003 Beltway sniper attacks, the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, and Northeast Blackout of 2003.
Morales has worked for many stations and gained experiences which have made her a notable name in the industry.
Leaving MSNBC network, she joined the Today Show in 2006. She was the national correspondent and also was appointed as the co-anchor of the Third Hour of the show.
Asides from her work in NBC and MSNBC, she previously worked at different stations including Court TV, WVIT-TV, and News 12. News 12 was where she started off her career.
Natalie is a qualified professional journalist. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a dual major in journalism and Latin American studies. She graduated from Rutgers University. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Summa Cum Laude.
In 2003, she was named as one of the Top Trendsetters by Hispanic magazine. She had worked for a Hispanic daily newspaper, El Diario La Prensa. For her great contributions to the Hispanic daily, she was voted one of the most influential Latinas.
In 2007, she received the award for the ‘Groundbreaking Latina in Media’. Adding to her credits, in the same year, People En Espanol also listed her among its Fifty Most, Beautiful people.
Despite the popularity, she has been the victim of controversies! While she was pregnant with her second son Luke, she took maternity leave for four months from the Today show. This small leave-story took over the television news and gossip columns.
Natalie Morales has a Twitter account which she frequently uses. She can be followed @NMoralesNBC. She is followed by 293k fans on her Twitter. She posts latest news and pictures of her work and family and holidays. If you are Morales’s fan, you can follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to keep up with her updates.
Her biography can be found on websites like IMDb and Wikipedia. Moreover, for more of her information, interviews, and pictures, you can always Google her name.
Apart from her work, she loves to run. She is a devout runner. She has participated in many marathons. She has completed five big marathons. She also competes in triathlons. She was featured on the cover of the 2010 issue of Triathlete magazine.
Morales’ net worth is estimated to be $9 million dollars. With the annual salary of $2 million, she has made everyone proud!
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