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Rob Nelson


Facts of Rob Nelson

Full NameRob Nelson
First NameRob
Last NameNelson
Birth CityNew Jersey
Birth CountryAmerica
Father NameBob Nelson
Mother NameSharon Nelson
Gender IdentityMale
Height178 cm
Date of BirthJune 5,1978
Age45 years

Rob Nelson is an American reporter who is best known as a co-anchor of WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News Saturday and Sunday Morning.

He has also worked for ABC News as a network correspondent and co-anchor for World News Now and America This Morning.


He was born in New Jersey in 1978 to parents Bob Nelson and Sharon Nelson. He is close to his parents and often shares the post with them on his social media.

Here is a picture with his dad shared by him captioned as 

‘Happy 75th, Dad!!’

Rob Nelson Dad (Father)
Rob Nelson Dad (Father) Source: Instagram

He once brought his mother to his show Eyewitness on Mother’s Day.

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Here is another post shared by him on Mother’s Day with a caption, 


Rob Nelson Mother
Rob Nelson Mother Source: Instagram

He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Married, Wife, Affair

Rob likes to keep his private life on low profile so it is difficult to know whether he was ever married or had an affair.

He was once reported to be linked with Diana Perez, the former ABC News reporter. Later on it was confirmed to be only a rumor as Diana was a happily married wife with two children.

Rob Nelson Rumored Dating Girlfriend
Rob Nelson Rumored Dating Girlfriend Source:

His less interest in girls and relationships has led people question about his sexual orientation. People suspect he is gay

However he has not confirmed anything and right now focusing on his career.

About His Rumored Girlfriend Despite The Rumor Being Not True

His rumored girlfriend Diana Perez is a very talented woman, and she used to work as ABC News anchor

The show she used to appear in was World New Now And America This Morning. Her smile is of million dollars and her fans loved it. 

Her decision to quit the journalism field was shocking to many.

She is happily married, though, but she would have made a good couple with Rob. Never mind, Rob will mind someone as pretty as her.

Rob Was Rumored To Be Dating Her But It Was False
Rob Was Rumored To Be Dating Her But It Was False Source: Facebook

Net Worth

His net worth is under review. However, we can assume that his net worth is above million.

He started his career in Journalism in 2000. He served as a morning news anchor and reporter at WWL-TV, New Orleans.

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He took a giant leap in his media career by joining ABC network on July 12, 2010

He worked there as a network correspondent and reporter for Good Morning America, and World News with David Muir and Nightline.

He also served as a co-anchor of ABC News’ World News Now and America This Morning. He worked there for almost three years and left on March 15, 2013.

He has been working as a co-anchor of weekend morning newscasts, Eyewitness News Saturday and Sunday Morning since January 2014. 

He has covered divorce stories such as Nelson Mandela’s release from the hospital just months before his death, the arrest of notorious Boston mobster Whitey Bulger, the indictment of famed athlete Oscar Pistorius and the murder case against former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez.

He has also anchored some breaking news such as the death of Osama bin Laden, the devastating Japan earthquake and tsunami and the Aurora, Colorado movie theatre massacre.

Rob earned an average salary of around $106K as a reporter at ABC News. 

His average salary as a New York-based reporter for WABC-TV is estimated to be $54046 per year.

He has also worked for Times-Picayune newspaper.

He has 16K followers on his Instagram.

Below is the list of former and present news anchors and reporters of ABC network and their net worth:

Anchor NameSalaryNet Worth
Vinita Nair $800 thousand$3 million
Yunji de NiesN/A$1 million
Paula Faris$265000N/A
Janai Norman N/A$1 million
Kendis GibsonN/A$1 million
Diane Macedo $120000$1.2 million
Reena Ninan$184000$300 thousand
Sunny HostinN/A$3 million

His Lifestyle

He is a foodie and he loves chicken. He has uploaded this picture on his Instagram account and he has captioned this one as, 

"Today at lunch..."

He is enjoying chicken wings. This picture was uploaded on 11th April 2019

Foodie Rob
Foodie Rob Source: Instagram

He loves traveling. Here is a picture of a place which is like heaven that he has uploaded on his Instagram account. 

He uploaded this one in 2019, March 13 and he has captioned this one as, 

"After a few…"

Rob Nelson Loves Traveling
Rob Nelson Loves Traveling Source: Instagram

Info and Highlights (Age, Birthday)

  1. His current age is 41 years.
  2. He celebrates his birthday on June 5 every year.
  3. He is an American.
  4. He belongs to African-American ethnicity.
  5. He is a tall man standing at a height of 5 feet 10 inches.
  6. He has dark brown eyes and short black hair.
  7. He is active on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  8. We cover most of the information about Rob Nelson as it is difficult to find on other wiki sites.

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Updated On Tue Feb 16 2021 Published On Wed Oct 02 2019 By paper-boat

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