Rob Nelson Family & Married Life Discussed; ABC News Journalist's Bio
- Date of Birth Jun 05, 1978
- Age 44 Years, 9 Months
- Nationality American
- Birth Place New Jersey, United States
- Birth Name Robert Stephen Nelson
- Profession Reporter
- Career 2000–present
- Relationship Status Single
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Girlfriend Not Known
- Gay No
- Net Worth Not Disclosed
- Ethnicity/Race African-American
- College University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Height/ How Tall? 5'10" (1.78 m)
- Weight N/A
- Hair Short
- Hair Color Black
- Eye Color Dark Brown
- Children/Kids Not Yet
American journalist Rob Nelson is very secretive about his love life. Having crossed the age of 30; his undisclosed relationship status has raised several speculations of him being gay. Once he was also linked up with a female tv presenter, let’s find out further if it was true or just a mere rumor!
The New Jersey native is a weekend morning anchor and reporter at WABC-TV who is best known for the network’s popular show Eyewitness News Saturday and Sunday Morning.
Before his current position, he has also worked for ABC News as a network correspondent and co-anchor for World News Now and America This Morning.
Rob Nelson Bio (Age & Education)
Robert Stephen Nelson was born on 5 June 1978 at New Jersey as the son of parents Bob Nelson and Sharon Nelson. He is very close with his parents and often shares post mentioning them on social media.
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Once the news anchor also brought his mother to his show Eyewitness on Mother’s Day. How sweet is that!
Good Weekend For Rob: Rob Nelson beings his mother on his show Eyewitness marking the occassion of mother's day (Photo: Rob Nelson's Instagram)
He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science on a full scholarship from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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The reporter with a height of 5’10 inches started off his professional career in television as a news anchor and reporter (WWL-TV) in New Orleans. He also worked for the newspaper Times-Picayune.
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In 2010 he joined ABC News as a co-anchor of ABC’s World News Now and America This Morning. Soon in 2014, he served as a network correspondent who reported daily for Good Morning America, World News with David Muir and Nightline.
ABC News' Eyewitness: Rob Nelson reports for the story about an explosive device mailed to a politician (Photo: YouTube| 25 October 2018)
Over the course of his career at ABC News, he covered and reported news on Nelson Mandela’s death, the death of Osama bin Laden, Japan earthquake and tsunami and the Aurora, and Colorado movie theater massacre.
Currently, he works as a weekend morning anchor for ABC News affiliated station WABC-TV. He is the co-anchor for ABC News’ Eyewitness.
As a New York Based reporter for WABC-TV, he is estimated to earn an average salary of $54,046/year.
Is Rob Nelson Married With Wife Or Gay?
Rob has been successful in keeping his love life confined within his circle despite working in the media eye. No news has been there regarding his fling with any lovers, which keeps his fans wondering ‘Is he secretly dating anyone or is he married to a wife?’
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His secret relationship status also raised speculations towards him being gay. Defying those speculations, he was once linked with a television presenter Diana Perez. But the link seems to be nothing more than a rumor as Diana is a married wife with two children.
This brings us back to the speculations of him being gay, but the journalist has never given any statement of confirmation on it. So, it's only him who can reveal all the secrets.