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Nancy Alspaugh Wiki: Matt Lauer's Ex-Wife & Now A Widow; New Husband At Age 63?

Date: 02 Jul, 2019

Nancy Alspaugh Wiki: Matt Lauer's Ex-Wife & Now A Widow; New Husband At Age 63?

Quick Summary

Date of BirthMay 04 ,1955
Age64 Years 4 Month(s)
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionScreenwriter
Relationship StatusSingle
Ex-HusbandH. Read Jackson (Died), Matt Lauer (1982-1988)
Divorce/SplitYes (Once)
Net WorthN/A
Ethnicity/RaceWhite
Height/ How Tall?N/A
Weight N/A
HairShort
Hair ColorBlond
Eye ColorBrown
LesbianNo
Son/sWyatt Jackson (Adopted)

American writer and producer Nancy Alspaugh's life has been no less than a roller-coaster. She had to face a catastrophe as her husband from the second marriage died of cancer. To further indulge her misfortune, she has an adopted son, who suffers from spectrum disorder since his early age.

The talented screenwriter is best known for writing popular American talk show, Leeza. Nancy won five nominations of Daytime Emmy Awards for her contribution in Leeza.

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She also was an executive producer for the syndicated talk-show, The Bradshaw Difference, hosted by a self-help guru, John Bradshaw. Moreover, she is an author, who released her second book, Fearless Women: Midlife Journeys collaborating with Marilyn Kentz.

Here we have prepared a brief wiki of Nancy Alspaugh containing her bio, age, husband, married life and many more.

1. Nancy Alspaugh's Dynamic Career Led Her To Many Nominations like 'Outstanding Talk Show'

Nancy made a breakthrough in her career when she wrote four episodes of Leeza, hosted by Leeza Gibbons. She worked as a screenwriter for the celebrity talk show, Vicki! in 1992. Nancy produced the talk show, Caryl & Marilyn: Real Friends from 1996 to 1997.

She co-authored two books with Marilyn Kentz; Not Your Mother’s Midlife: A Ten-Step Guide to Fearless Aging (2003), and Fearless Women: Midlife Journeys (2005).

Nancy was nominated for Outstanding Talk Show for her work in Vicki!. Similarly, she received a nomination for Outstanding Special Class Writing in 1997.

Her website suggests that she is a winner of several awards that include the United Press International Award, Associated Press Award, and Gabriel Award. She has also been named as one of the Hollywood Reporters “Women to Watch."

2. Nancy Alspaugh Support For Ex-Husband Matt Lauer Amid Divorce

Despite the success in her career, Nancy had to face some downs in her life. Nancy was married to the former The Today Show host Matt Lauer in July 1982. Their marital life lasted for only seven years as they got divorced in 1988.

Rumors have it that Nancy caught her ex-husband Matt Lauer red-handed cheating on her with a fellow colleague. Matt Lauer was having affair with many women during the six years of their marriage, according to the sources of Radar Online.  

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Though the couple has been separated, Nancy defended her ex-husband Matt from sexual harassment allegations made by multiple women in his workplace, NBC in November 2017.

Despite their marriage ending in bad terms, Nancy defended her husband saying everyone deserves a second chance stating that he is the best person that’s ever held that job and expressed doubts that all the allegations against him were true.

3. Nancy Alspaugh Tragedy With Her Second Husband 

Nancy, aged 63, tied the knot with H. Read Jackson, the FOX executive after the failure of her first marriage. However, her husband died of cancer in January 2016.

Nancy & Her Late Husband: Late H. Read attends the 'Saks Fifth Avenue And Best Buddies California Father's Day Honors' event at Beverly Hills, California on June 2010 (Photo: Pinterest)

After facing a deep sorrow by losing her second husband, Nancy is not involved in any relationship and is reportedly single at present. To make matter even complicated for her, she has also adopted a son named Wyatt Jackson who is suffering from spectrum disorder from a very young age of 3.

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After her son was diagnosed with a spectrum disorder, Nancy believes she found her calling as she started aiding people suffering from a similar fate.

She started helping families find proper treatment and also find reliable resources to help them tackle the challenges of parenting a challenged child.

Despite all these turmoils, Nancy is determined to never lose hope and also see the positives life brings.