Amy Robach

Amy Robach

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Amy Robach
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Robach co-hosts NBC‘s Today Show from Rockefeller Center on October 13, 2008
Born Amy Joanne Robach
(1973-02-06) February 6, 1973 (age 45)
St. Joseph, MI, U.S.
Residence New York City, New York, U.S.
Education Broadcast Journalism
Alma mater University of Georgia
Occupation Anchor; correspondent
Years active 2003–present
Notable credit(s) Weekend Today
News Anchor (2003–2007)
Saturday Anchor (2007–2012)
Today National Correspondent (2007–2012)
Good Morning America Contributing Correspondent and Substitute Anchor (2012–present) and News Anchor (2014–2018)
20/20” Co-Anchor (2018-present)
Spouse(s) Tim Macintosh (1996–2008)
Andrew Shue (2010–present)
Children 2 daughters, 3 step-sons[1]
Relatives Matt Lindahl (cousin)[2][3][4]

Amy Joanne Robach (born February 6, 1973) is a television worker for ABC News. Currently, she is the News Anchor for Good Morning America. Previously, she was a national correspondent for NBC News, co-host of the Saturday edition of NBC’s Today and anchor on MSNBC. Beginning in May 2018, she will leave Good Morning America to become anchor of 20/20, replacing Elizabeth Vargas.

Early life[edit]

Born in St. Joseph, Michigan, Robach grew up in East Lansing, Michigan before moving to St. Louis, Missouri. Her family moved again to Georgia where she attended high school and college. She graduated from Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia, and from the University of Georgia with high honors in Broadcast Journalism.[2] She was 4th runner up in the Miss Georgia pageant in 1995.[5]

Career[edit]

She previously worked at WTTG in Washington, D.C., and came to NBC News in 2003 where she spent four years, including a stint anchoring two hours in the morning. She was named co-anchor of Weekend Today in July 2007. Her last day on Weekend Today was May 19, 2012.[6] She also filled in on Countdown with Keith Olbermann and Morning Joe. On April 23, 2018, it was announced that Robach would leave GMA as the news reader to become the co-anchor of 20/20 when current co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas departs at the end of May.

Robach made the announcement about switching over to ABC News on May 19, 2012.[1][6] Robach initially appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America program as a correspondent.[7] She became news anchor of Good Morning America on March 31, 2014. On April 23, 2018, Robach announced she would be leaving Good Morning America to become the new anchor of 20/20.

Personal life[edit]

Family[edit]

Robach is a cousin of former Nashville Star contestant Matt Lindahl. Her aunt and uncle were performing-arts teachers at her high school.[2][3][4]

Robach was married to Tim McIntosh from 1996 until filing for an uncontested divorce in 2008; they have two daughters, Ava (2002) and Analise (2006).[8][9]

Robach became engaged to former Melrose Place star Andrew Shue in September 2009, after meeting him at a book party the prior April.[10][11] They were married on Robach’s 37th birthday, February 6, 2010, at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, adjacent to the Hudson River.[12] Robach has three step-sons from her marriage to Andrew Shue, Nate (1997) Aidan (1999) and Wyatt (2004).[8]

Health[edit]

On November 11, 2013, Robach revealed on Good Morning America that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer after receiving a mammogram on live television on October 1, 2013, and after undergoing follow up tests off the air. She took time off from broadcasting to undergo a bilateral mastectomy.[13] On November 22, 2013, Robach revealed that during surgery doctors found a second malignant tumor in her other breast and that the cancer had spread to her lymph nodes (Classified as Stage IIB).[14] She then underwent eight rounds of chemotherapy, radiation and reconstruction surgery.

Actress (3 credits)
 2017 Younger (TV Series)
Amy Robach

Irish Goodbye (2017) … Amy Robach
 2016 Castle (TV Series)
Lila Campo

The Blame Game (2016) … Lila Campo
 2013 Sesame Street (TV Series)
News Anchor

Mi Amiguita Rosita (2013) … News Anchor

Self (36 credits)
 2012-2018 Good Morning America (TV Series)
Herself – News Anchor / Herself – Substitute Co-Anchor / Herself – Substitute News Anchor / …

Episode dated 30 April 2018 (2018) … Herself – News Anchor
Episode dated 27 April 2018 (2018) … Herself – News Anchor
Episode dated 26 April 2018 (2018) … Herself – News Anchor
Episode dated 25 April 2018 (2018) … Herself – News Anchor
Episode dated 24 April 2018 (2018) … Herself – News Anchor
 2012-2018 Good Morning America Weekend Edition (TV Series)
Herself – Correspondent / Herself – GMA News Anchor / Herself – ABC News Correspondent / …

Episode dated 22 April 2018 (2018) … Herself – ABC News Correspondent
Episode dated 21 April 2018 (2018) … Herself – ABC News Correspondent
Episode dated 11 February 2018 (2018) … Herself – GMA News Anchor
Episode dated 10 February 2018 (2018) … Herself – GMA News Anchor
Episode dated 4 February 2018 (2018) … Herself – GMA News Anchor
 2012-2017 20/20 (TV Series documentary)
Herself – Correspondent / Herself – Correspondent (segment “Pistol Annies”) / Herself – Correspondent (segment “Drunk Walking”) / …

Shark Tank: The Road to $100 Million (2017) … Herself – Correspondent
Crossing Lines: Women and Men at Work (2016) … Herself – Correspondent
Nightclub Massacre: Terror in Orlando (2016) … Herself – Correspondent
The Woman in the Video (2015) … Herself – Correspondent
Tragedy at the Elementary School (2012) … Herself – Correspondent
 2016 Conviction (TV Series)
Herself / Newscaster

A Different Kind of Death (2016) … Herself / Newscaster
 2013-2016 Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
Herself / Herself – Author, Better

Episode #36.63 (2016) … Herself
Episode dated 2 November 2015 (2015) … Herself
Episode dated 29 September 2015 (2015) … Herself – Author, Better
Episode dated 11 November 2013 (2013) … Herself
 2016 OSCARS Opening Ceremony: Live from the Red Carpet (TV Special)
Herself – Co-Hostess
 2013-2015 The View (TV Series)
Herself – Guest Co-Hostess / Herself / Herself – Author, Better

Lupita Nyong’o/Amy Robach (2015) … Herself – Author, Better
Guest Co-Hostess Amy Robach/Tom Bergeron/Little Big Town (2014) … Herself – Guest Co-Hostess
 2015 Hollywood Health Report (TV Series)
Herself – Guest

 2012-2015 ABC World News Tonight with David Muir (TV Series)
Herself – Correspondent

Episode dated 3 November 2015 (2015) … Herself – Correspondent
Episode dated 2 February 2013 (2013) … Herself – Correspondent
Episode dated 12 December 2012 (2012) … Herself – Correspondent
Episode dated 27 November 2012 (2012) … Herself – Correspondent
 2015 Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show (TV Series)
Herself – Author, Better

Hot Talk/Amy Robach (2015) … Herself – Author, Better
 2014-2015 Extra (TV Series)
Herself – Author, Better / Herself

Episode #22.21 (2015) … Herself – Author, Better
Episode dated 13 September 2014 (2014) … Herself
 2015 Live! with Kelly (TV Series)
Herself – Guest

Julianna Margulies/Ariana Grande/Amy Robach (2015) … Herself – Guest
 2015 LEGO Good Morning America (Video short)
Herself – Co-Anchor (voice)
 2015/I Toy Soldier (Short)
Herself – Co-Anchor (LEGO Good Morning America segment) (voice)
 2015 Chasing Life (TV Series)
Herself

Model Behavior (2015) … Herself
 2014 Nashville (TV Series)
Herself

How Far Down Can I Go (2014) … Herself
 2014 Inside Edition (TV Series documentary)
Herself

Episode #26.5 (2014) … Herself
Episode dated 15 January 2014 (2014) … Herself
 2014 The Stars Are Aligned (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 2014 SEC Storied (TV Series documentary)
Herself

The Stars Are Aligned (2014) … Herself
 2014 The Insider (TV Series)
Herself

Episode dated 20 June 2014 (2014) … Herself
 2013 The Lookout (TV Series)
Herself – Correspondent

Episode #1.5 (2013) … Herself – Correspondent
 2012 ABC News Nightline (TV Series)
Herself – Correspondent

Episode dated 14 December 2012 (2012) … Herself – Correspondent
 2007-2012 Today (TV Series)
Herself – Correspondent / Herself / Herself – Substitute News Anchor / …

Episode dated 23 March 2012 (2012) … Herself
Episode dated 24 February 2012 (2012) … Herself
Episode dated 26 January 2012 (2012) … Herself – National Correspondent
Episode dated 13 January 2012 (2012) … Herself
Episode dated 9 December 2011 (2011) … Herself
 2011 NBC’s New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly (TV Special)
Herself
 2007-2011 Weekend Today (TV Series)
Herself – Co-Hostess

Episode dated 26 March 2011 (2011) … Herself – Co-Hostess
Episode dated 1 January 2011 (2011) … Herself – Co-Hostess
Episode dated 29 May 2010 (2010) … Herself – Co-Hostess
Episode dated 22 May 2010 (2010) … Herself – Co-Hostess
Episode dated 15 May 2010 (2010) … Herself – Co-Hostess
 2008-2009 NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (TV Series)
Herself – Substitute Anchor / Herself – Correspondent

Episode dated 25 July 2009 (2009) … Herself – Substitute Anchor
Episode dated 25 December 2008 (2008) … Herself – Substitute Anchor
Episode dated 12 September 2008 (2008) … Herself – Correspondent
Episode dated 17 August 2008 (2008) … Herself – Correspondent
Episode dated 6 August 2008 (2008) … Herself – Substitute Anchor
 2008 New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly (TV Movie)
Herself
 2006 New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly (TV Special)
Herself
 2006 Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann (TV Series)
Herself

Episode dated 11 August 2006 (2006) … Herself
 2006 MSNBC Live (TV Series)
Herself

Episode dated 28 March 2006 (2006) … Herself
 1999 Early Today (TV Series)
Herself – Host (2004)
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