Most of you might have heard about the name Al Roker, who is an American weather forecaster, television personality, journalist, author, and actor. But not much is known about his oldest child, daughter Courtney Roker.
She got recently married to her fiance Wesley Laga on Friday, June 4, 2021. In April 2020, the couple got engaged, and later a grand wedding ceremony was also conducted at The Ashford Estate in New Jersey. Courtney Roker on the next day of her marriage took to Instagram to announce the happy news and her family, friends, and fans congratulated the couple on social media.
In this article, you will find everything to know about Courtney Roker.
Who is Courtney?
Courtney Roker was born on 14th May 1987 in the United States. Her current father’s name is Al Roker and her mother’s name is Alice Bell. She is currently 34 years old and according to her birth date, her zodiac sign is Aries. She is of mixed ethnicity as her father al Roker gave her African-American lineage and her mother gave her Caucasian lineage. Her nationality is American.
Like many, she did not pursue the standard path of four years of high school, four years of college, and then a job. When she was in her sophomore year of college, she went to her parents and expressed that she didn’t think higher education was the right option for her. She showed her true desire to enroll in culinary school.
Alber Lincoln Roker and Alice Bells are not the biological parents of Courtney. She was adopted by them. The real biological parents of Courtney are not revealed till today.
Her father is a weather forecaster, journalist, television personality, actor, and author from the United States of America. On NBC’s Today show, he s currently the weather anchor.
Her mother is also a journalist who worked at WNBC as a producer. But she is no longer alive and her cause of death is also yet to be discovered.
Her parents got married in December 1984 but they decided to walk on separate paths and got divorced in 1992. After that on 16th September 1995, Al Roker got married to Deborah Roberts at St. Thomas Church. The two have met each other for the first time in 1990 when he was still with Courtney’s mother Alice.
Al Roker’s second wife work as a reporter and correspondent for ABC News and NBC. They two gave birth to one son and one daughter. With this Courtney got two brothers and a sister. Her brother’s name is Nicholas Albert and her sister’s name is Leila, with whom she has a close bond.
She is a chef
Courtney is a professional chef. She has always enjoyed cooking and she is also a big fan of food presentations. when she was about 6 or 7 she used to go out and gather flowers to decorate the plate.
As stated above Courtney in her sophomore year of college went to her parents and told her inner desire to attend culinary school, a long-held passion.
She has made their parents proud by becoming a successful chef at Google. She operates one of the company’s restaurants in the city, as well as, running her own catering business.
She got married
Courtney Rooker got married to her fiance Wesley Laga on Friday night 4th June 2021, just a year after they held their engagement. The couple had announced their engagement in April 2020. Later a grand wedding ceremony was also conducted at The Ashford Estate in New Jersey. Courtney Roker on the next day of her marriage took to Instagram to announce the happy news and her family, friends, and fans congratulated the couple on social media.
The post can be seen below where she captioned “Last night was beyond anything I could ever imagine. I celebrated my love for my husband and felt the love from everyone. My heart is filled with happiness and filled with joy. And I gotta say my husband’s dance moves ain’t too shabby. Now on to the honeymoon”
Her father Al Roker also shared a flashback photo of himself with Courtney and his own parents on his Instagram page, as well as recent snapshots of the father-daughter combo.
He also expressed that he was filled with wonder or astonishment at how fast time flies as his daughter seems like she was just a little girl yesterday, and now she’s getting married tomorrow. He said that Courtney’s Grandparents Al and Isabel Roker would have been very proud to see the success of their grandchild.
Current relationship status
Courtney and her husband Wesley were best friends before they tied their knots on Friday night 4th June 2021, just a year after they held their engagement. They dated each other for quite some time before getting married. . The couple had announced their engagement in April 2020. Later a grand wedding ceremony was also conducted at The Ashford Estate in New Jersey.
Her husband Wesley Richard aka Wesley Laga is an American DJ, actor, director, teacher, and teaching artist who is well known for being a DJ and MC of Excel Live Entertainment. In the New York City and New Jersey areas, he owns a number of enterprises as well.
You might have seen her husband as an actor in films like “Spit Boys” (2013) and “Seekers” (2007). He is from New Jersey but spends most of his time in New York because of his job. From City College of New York, he received his Master’s degree in Educational Theatre.
Her estimated net worth is around USD 750 thousand as she earns most of the money from her profession as a chef. But she lives quite a lavish life as she grew up in a rich family. Her father’s estimated net worth is around USD 70 million. She must have also earned a hefty sum of money from her career as well.
Her presence on social media
She is active on Instagram with the username “@ouicheforker“. She has 18,162 followers on Instagram to date. Likewise, she was also active on Twitter since April 2012 and her username on Twitter is “@Cocoroker“. But she has deleted her Twitter account.