TV Journalist Mo Rocca, who had been reticent about his sexuality for half of his life, finally, managed to come out of the closet as a proud gay!

The Washington D.C. native is the most respected Emmy Award-winning American humorist, journalist, reporter, and celebrity. Besides, he is also the founder and the presenter of My Grandmother’s Ravioli.

Mo appears as a regular panelist on National Public Radio's Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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Mo Rocca is the pseudonym as his real name is Maurice Alberto Rocca.

Mo Rocca Brought Up With Two Siblings

A graduate of Harvard University with a degree in Literature, Mo Rocca, was born on January 28, 1969, in Washington, U.S.A.

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He belongs to mixed ethnicity as his father is an Italian-American and his mother, a Colombian. He grew up with his two siblings; Larry Rocca and Frank Rocca.

Know About Mo Rocca's Career & Shows

Rocca's career began as an actor in 1993 when he acted on stage with the Musical Grease in their Southeast Asia tour.

A year later, he started working for Paper Mill Playhouse's South Pacific.

Furthermore, Rocca worked as a writer and producer for various series; Emmy and children's television series Wishbone, Pepper Ann for the ABC TV network and The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss for the Nickelodeon TV channel.

His workaholics was finally awarded as he was presented with an Emmy as the writer for the 64th annual Tony Awards. 

Despite having had a part in various Genre throughout his career, he gained enormous recognition as a correspondent on The Daily Show  (Comedy Central).

After that, he became a regular correspondent for CBS' Sunday Morning, where he covers stories, features, and profiles while underlining on presidential history. 

And as of now, Mo Rocca is the presenter of Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation is a weekly Saturday morning show on CBS that showcases present-day change-makers from all over the world who are creating solutions to real needs.

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Each episode of the Innovation Nation presents stories that underline the process of innovation and also includes one story on The Henry Ford, about its Archive of American Innovation, and its unparalleled expertise.

At Age 42, Mo Rocco Comes Out As Gay In 2011!

Mo Rocco took all his time before admitting and feeling comfortable about his sexuality. 

Rocco came out as gay only when he was 42 (2011); well having not much to enroll, it just happened casually when attended the podcast interview of The Six Pack

In a conversation with the hosts, Ben Harvey, and Dave Rubin, he revealed:

“I’m just more comfortable with myself now, It’s taken me until I’m 42 to begin to feel this way.”

Moreover, he also expressed his feeling being at Stonewall; the night when Gay marriage was passed in New York,

“You gotta be there for a piece of history like that, I tweeted about it…it was very memorable and emotional and a great place to be.”

After that, he was hailed by gay rights advocates for his participation in Pope Francis' September 2015 Mass in Madison Square Garden.

Who Is Mo Rocca's Boyfriend?

In the same podcast "The Six Pack," where he revealed that he was gay, he also cracked a very interesting nut about his relationship status and revealed he was single. It has been 6 years since the podcast, and things have changed. Rocca has a boyfriend now whose information is undisclosed.

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He had mentioned about his boyfriend in an interview with The Parade (October 2017where he told,

my boyfriend demanded that I go to a Danish McDonald’s and take notes on how it’s different.

However, Rocca, age 48, might be having the taste of love life but he sure is not the one who wants to get married anytime soon.