Natalie Morales Net Worth

Natalie Morales Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Natalie Morales net worth is
$8.5 Million

Natalie Morales salary is
$2 Million

Natalie Morales Wiki Biography

Natalie Leticia Morales was born on the 6th June 1972, in Taipei, Taiwan. She is best known for being an American journalist, who currently hosts the TV show named “Today” on the NBC networks, and she appears in the NBC’s “Dateline” and “Nightly News” as well. She has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1994.

Have you ever wondered how rich Natalie Morales is? It is authoritively estimated that the overall size of Natalie Morales’ net worth is over $8.5 million, with the main source being her career in journalism and the entertainment industry. Her annual salary is now over $2 million, so there is no doubt that her wealth will become higher in the coming years.

Natalie Morales Net Worth $8.5 Million

Natalie Morales is the only child of USAF Lt. Col. Mario Morales, Jr., who is from Puerto Rico, and Penelope Morales, who is from Brazil. Thus, Natalie spent his childhood in Spain, Brazil and Panama as her father was posted around, and so she is fluent in Spanish and Portugal along with English. After receiving her childhood education in her hometown, she moved to mainland USA to continue her education at Rutgers University, from which she graduated with a BA degree with good honors in Latin American languages and Journalism. During her studies she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and side-by-side with her education, Natalie played the piano.

After graduation from college, she found her first job at Chase Bank and started earning money. However, he became focused on a career as a journalist, and was hired as a co-anchor of the morning program and reporter\anchor of the weekend news on WVIT-TV in Hartford, Connecticut. While there, she covered the September 2001 attacks, and also Hurricane Floyd and the 2000 Presidential election. Natalie also hosted a documentary “Save Our Sound”, which was created with WNBC.

In 2002, she was appointed as correspondent for the MSNBC, which significantly increased her net worth and her popularity as well. While working for the MSNBC, Natalie covered major news such as 2004 Presidential elections, Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2004 Summer Olympic Games, and also the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.

In 2006, a better job opportunity knocked on her door, as she was asked to join the NBC as its correspondent. Two years later she became the co-anchor of the third hour of the “Today” show. Her career at NBC continued to develop, and in 2011 she was appointed as the co-anchor of the “Today” show, replacing Ann Curry in that position.

To speak further of her various appearances on TV, she hosted Miss USA 2010 and also the Miss Universe 2010 pageant. Furthermore, she appeared as a fact checker on the reality show “Marriage Reff”. In recent years, she was featured in the film “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No” (2015), as herself.

Thanks to her successful career as a journalist, Natalie has received several awards and recognitions, including the “Groundbreaking Latina in Media” award in 2007, by Catalina Magazine.

If to talk about her personal life, Natalie has been married to Joseph Rhodes since August of 1998, and the couple has two sons. In free time she is an active athlete, who has participated in five marathons and triathlons, besides which she enjoys skiing. Currently, her residence is in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Net Worth$8.5 Million
Salary$2 Million
Date Of BirthJune 6, 1972
Place Of BirthTaipei, Taiwan
Height5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)
ProfessionJournalist, Television producer, Actress
EducationRutgers University
NationalityTaiwanese, American
SpouseJoe Rhodes (m. 1998)
ChildrenJoseph Stockton Rhodes, Luke Hudson Rhodes
ParentsMario Morales, Jr., Penelope Morales
NicknamesNatalie Leticia Morales , Natalie Leticia Morales-Rhodes , Natalie Morales
AwardsGroundbreaking Latina in Media Award (2007, by Catalina Magazine)
Movies“Blue Sky's Rio 2” (2014), “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No” (2015), Sharknado: The 4th Awakens (2016), “Save Our Sound” (documentary)
TV Shows“Today show”, “Dateline NBC”, “NBC Nightly News”, “Marriage Reff”, “Macy's July 4”
1Lives in Hoboken, NJ [2005]
2Hobbies include skiing.
4Replaced Ann Curry as the Today (1952) Show's newsreader on June 9, 2011 after Curry became co-host.
5Loves gummy bears.
6Gave birth to her second son, Luke Hudson Rhodes, on September 9, 2008. He weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz.
7Married by the Rev. Bossart at Phipps Mansion in Denver, Colorado.
8Was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, NJ in 1994 with a double Bachelor's degree in Journalism & Mass Media and Latin American Studies.
9Voted one of the 50 Most Influential Latinas by El Diario La Prensa in 1999
10Has a son, Josh, with her husband, Joe Rhodes (Josh's full name is Joseph Steven Rhodes). Josh was born in 2004.
11Speaks Spanish and Portuguese.
12Hispanic Magazine named her one of the "Top Hispanics to Watch" in 2005.


Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens2016TV MovieNatalie Morales
Zoolander 22016Natalie Morales
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!2015TV MovieNatalie Morales
Pitch Perfect 22015Today Show Host
Rio 22014Newscaster (voice)
Los Herederos del Monte2011TV SeriesCaroline Wolf


Access Hollywood2016-2017TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess
Access Hollywood Live2016-2017TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess / Herself
Today2001-2017TV SeriesHerself - News Anchor and 3rd Hour Co-Anchor / Herself - Substitute News Anchor / Herself - Correspondent / ...
Nashville2016TV SeriesHerself
The Talk2016TV SeriesHerself
Harry2016TV SeriesHerself
Dateline on ID2016TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
Hollywood Game Night2016TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
Live from the Red Carpet: The Paley Center Tribute to Hispanic Achievements in Television2016TV MovieHerself
Dateline NBC2007-2016TV Series documentaryHerself - Correspondent / Herself - Host / Host-Herself / ...
The Meredith Vieira Show2016TV SeriesHerself
Weekend Today2006-2016TV SeriesHerself - News Anchor / Herself - Today News Anchor
2016 Golden Globe Arrivals Special2016TV SpecialHerself - Host
The Kitchen2015TV SeriesHerself - Host, At Home with Natalie Morales
Home & Family2015TV SeriesHerself
The Rundown2015TV SeriesCorrespondent
Beat Bobby Flay2015TV SeriesHerself - Judge / Mentor
Miss Universe 20142015TV SpecialHerself - Host
Dateline NBC Special: Starting Over2015TV MovieHerself - Reporter
WWE Tribute to the Troops2014TV SpecialHerself
The Broadway.com Show2014TV SeriesHerself
Christmas in Rockefeller Center2014TV SpecialHerself - Host
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHerself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHerself
Kid President: Declaration of Awesome2014TV SeriesHerself
The View2014TV SeriesHerself
Bethenny2014TV SeriesHerself
Christmas in Rockefeller Center2013TV MovieHerself - Host
Anderson Live2013TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
Rock Center with Brian Williams2011-2013TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Recovery in Boston") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Terror in Boston") / ...
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2006-2013TV SeriesHerself - 'Meal or No Meal' Assistant / Herself
2012 ALMA Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
The Destinations of Doctor Who2012TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Timey-Wimey of Doctor Who2012TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Women of Doctor Who2012TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Science of Doctor Who2012TV Movie documentaryHerself
William and Kate: Inside the Royal Marriage2011TV Movie documentaryHerself
Miss Universe 20112011TV SpecialHerself - Host
Wish Me Away2011DocumentaryHerself
MSNBC Undercover2011TV SeriesHerself - Host
Trafficked: Slavery in America2011TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
Taken: The Elizabeth Smart Story2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Alzheimer's Foundation of America Together for Care Telethon2010TV MovieHerself
Christmas in Rockefeller Center2010TV MovieHerself - Host
The 2010 Miss Universe Pageant2010TV SpecialHerself - Host
The Marriage Ref2010TV SeriesHerself - Just the Facts Ma'am
The 2010 Miss USA Pageant2010TV MovieHerself
Entertainment Tonight2009-2010TV SeriesHerself
Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet Special2010TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
Kate: Her Story2009TV MovieHerself
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular2009TV SpecialHerself - Host
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt2008-2009TV SeriesHerself - Substitute Anchor
NBC News Special: The Inauguration of Barack Obama2009TV MovieHerself - Correspondent
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular2008TV SpecialHerself - Host
The Red Dress Collection 2007 Fashion Show2008Video documentaryHerself
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular2007TV SpecialHerself - Host
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2007TV SeriesHerself
Rachael Ray2007TV SeriesHerself
Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann2006TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
Iron Chef America: The Series2005TV SeriesHerself - ICA Judge / TV Hostess
Early Today2004TV SeriesHerself - Host
MSNBC Live1996TV SeriesAnchor (2002-)

Archive Footage

Access Hollywood2016-2017TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess
Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHerself
Inside Edition2014-2015TV Series documentaryHerself / Herself - Co-Hostess, Today / Herself - Today Show / ...
Personal Gold: An Underdog Story2015Documentary
The Starfish Throwers2014DocumentaryHerself - broadcast news reporter, NBC
Iron Chef America: The Series2013TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Six Million Dollar Conman2012DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesHerself - Today Show Reporter
Today2010TV SeriesHerself - Substitute Co-Host
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV SeriesHerself

Won Awards

2007Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsExcellence in Morning ProgrammingToday (1952)

Nominated Awards

2013EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News MagazineDateline NBC (1992)
2012People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Daytime TV HostToday (1952)
2010EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long FormNBC News Special: The Inauguration of Barack Obama (2009)

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