Annette Roque Wiki
Annette Roque was born in December 1966 and she is 52 years old as of 2019. She is a Model, equestrian and wife of Matt Lauer who is an American former television news anchor and was the co-host of NBC’s Today show from 1997 to 2017.
Recently, Brooke Nevils who is a former NBC News employee and she claims in a new book that Matt Lauer raped her in a hotel room in 2014. She revealed this allegation in Ronan Farrow’s “Catch and Kill,” and this incidence occurred during the Network’s coverage of the Sochi Olympics.
It was 2014, she was covering Sochi Olympics and she was working with the Former “Today” co-anchor, Meredith Vieira. One night she was drinking with the employee of NBC and Matt Lauer also joined them. Later, Matt Lauer invited Brooke to his room and raped her forcefully she said.
According to NYpost, When Broojer was in the room Lauer pushed her onto the bed and asked if she likes A**l Sex and “She said that she declined several times,” she told this in the book written by Farrow and then said Lauer then “just did it.”
Later, in the book, she revealed that “It was nonconsensual in that I said, multiple times, that I didn’t want to have a**l sex.” and said “It was completely transactional. It was not a relationship,” she told Farrow, according to the report.
In 2014, she decided to report after her colleagues urged her and went to NBC Universal human resources with a lawyer. After this incident, Matt Lauer was fired and was promised anonymity by NBC Universal but the company said internally that the incident happened at the Sochi Olympics.
In 2018, Brooke was put on Medical leave and the NetWork paid more than $1 million. However, she said I never wanted money but NBC still paid her “seven figures”.
Brooke Nevils Career
Brooke completed her education from Johns Hopkins University with a double major in political science and the Writing Seminars. After graduating she started to work as a Page at NBC at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
Then, for 10 months she worked as the Personal Assitant to Today show host Meredith Vieira and then served as Assitant Producer for “A Leap of Faith: A Meredith Vieira Special” and she was also nominated for an Emmy for “Outstanding Feature Story in a News Magazine.” as the member of the production team.
In her career, she worked as a producer on several high profiles shows for NBC including Royal Wedding Watch, Headliners, and 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?
Annette Roque Career
She was a former Model between 1980s and 1990s, Roque was known professionally as “Jade Roque”. She appeared widely in European cosmetics ads, and the J. Crew and Victoria’s Secret catalogs in the United States. Roque was a Revlon “spokesmodel”.
Additionally, Roque co-owns and manages Bright Side Farm, a horse farm in the Hamptons completed in 2013.
How old is she? She was born in the Netherlands in December 1966 and she is 52 years old as of 2019. However, there is not much information about her father, mother, and siblings.
Annette tied the knot to American television journalist Matt Lauer in 1988. This couple first met on a blind date in July 1997 and on 3 October 1998 they two wed in Water Mill, New York. They both share three children, Jack (b. 2001), Romy (b. 2004), and Thijs (b. 2006).
In September 2006, while pregnant with Thijs, Roque filed for divorce, citing cruel and inhumane treatment from Lauer. Later, they both reconciled. However, in 2018, she filed for divorce a second time following a series of sexual assault allegations against Lauer by multiple victims.
Lauer and Roque finalized their divorce on September 7, 2019, following nearly two years of separation in the wake of his 2017 sexual harassment allegations. Earlier, Lauer was married to television producer Nancy Alspaugh from 1982 to 1989 and they share no children.
Annette Roque Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of her is $6 Million USD as of 2019.