Date of Birth:
June 6, 1972
Tapei, Taiwan In a Relationship With:
Joseph Rhodes Best Quotes:
“If someone is not treating you in a way that you like, remember that there are so many nice people out there. The problem is that when you love someone, you make excuses for that kind of behavior.”
“You could pack for a trip to Europe with the bags under my eyes!”
“One hazard of our job on TV is people are always checking us out and noting every pound we've gained or haven't quite lost.”
Natalie Morales (born Natalie Leticia Morales on June 6, 1972 in Tapei, Taiwan) is a journalist. She was born in Taiwan and spent the first 8 years of her life living in Panama, Brazil and Spain since her dad was in the U.S. Air Force. Natalie graduated from Rutgers University with majors in journalism and Latin American studies, then started working at Chase Bank before pursuing a career in news. She kicked off her broadcasting work as a weekend anchor/reporter and morning co-anchor for a small station in Hartford, Connecticut, then became a morning anchor at News 12 in the Bronx. She worked as an anchor/correspondent for MSNBC from 2002-2006, then joined the Today show as a national correspondent. Natalie became the third hour co-anchor of Today in 2008, then replaced Ann Curry as the 7-9:00 news anchor in 2011. In May 2016, it was announced that Natalie would be moving to L.A. to become Today‘s West Coast Correspondent and the new co-host of Access Hollywood and Access Hollywood Live.
Best Known For:
Natalie is best known as the news anchor of the Today show.
Natalie and Joseph Rhodes got married on August 22, 1998. They have two sons, Joseph and Luke, together. Natalie speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese.