Cokie Roberts Wiki, Husband, Divorce, Father, Cancer, Net Worth

Published On: 05 Mar, 2018

Cokie Roberts Wiki, Husband, Divorce, Father, Cancer, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth December 23, 1943
Age 75 Years 7 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Steven V. Roberts (m. 1966)
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $5 Million Dollars
Children/Kids Rebecca Roberts (Daughter) & Lee Roberts (Son)
Education Wellesley College
Parents Hale Boggs (Father), Lindy Boggs (Mother)
Siblings Thomas Hale Boggs Jr.(Brother), Barbara Boggs Sigmund (Sister)

From battling Cancer to working more than half of her life as a media reporter, the life of American journalist and author, Cokie Roberts is itself a fairytale. She has been a perfect example of a role model and is a source of inspiration to have enough of strength and perseverance for the people despite whatever circumstances that may arise in a person's life.

Career and Net Worth

Cokie Roberts is a Journalist and an author who is working as the reporter on a contract with the National Public Radio. She is also the regular roundtable analyst for the ABC TV series, ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos.’ Since 1992, Cokie is also serving as the senior news analyst and commentator for the National Public Radio (NPR).

Before working with the NPR, Cokie was a reporter for CBC News in Athens, Greece. The 74-year-old has achieved so much from her career and is one of the veteran correspondents who is probably enjoying her net worth in millions. Despite that, the talented Cokie is low-key when it comes to revealing her actual earnings.

Diagnosed with cancer

It was back in 2002 that Cokie was detected with Breast Cancer. The doctor perceived a suspicious lump of a small tumor in her left breast. Due to the early stage detection, Cokie won the battle with the disease with a successful lumpectomy at Washington’s Sibley Hospital. Well, her working schedules were not affected.

Married Life and Children

Cokie has a great companion; her husband Steven V. Robert, with whom she got married back in 1966. The pair writes a weekly column of United Media in the newspaper around the United States. Mr. Steven is also a Journalist and writer by profession. It’s been more than five decades that Cokie has been enjoying a marital life with her husband. Since Cokie shared a wonderful bond with her husband, there are no any rumors of their divorce.

Cokie Robert and Steven Robert at their wedding in 1966 (Photo Credit:

Cokie and her husband are blessed with two children; a daughter Rebecca Roberts and a son named Lee Roberts. Rebecca has followed the footstep of her parents and is also a Journalist by occupation while there is no any adequate professional background of Lee.

Family Life

Cokie is the third and the youngest daughter in her family. Her father, Hale Bloggs was the former House majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives and also the congressman from Louisiana while her mother, Lindy Boggs was the member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Mr. Hale was declared dead when he was lost on a plane which vanished in Alaska in October 1962 while Mrs. Lindy lost her life on March 1, 2001.

Cokie eldest sister, Barbara Boggs Sigmund, is also no more with us as her eight years battle with cancer defeated the lady and was declared dead at the age of 51 in the year 1990. Her elder brother, Mr. Thomas Hale Boggs Jr. was a prominent Washington D.C. attorney who died on September 15, 2014, due to heart attack.

Her Short Bio

As per the wiki, the American Journalist was born on December 27, 1943, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Cokie, who is currently at the age of 74, attended an all-girls school, Academy of the Sacred Heart, before graduating from the Stone Ridge School in Washington D.C. in 1960. She has completed her education receiving a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College in 1964. Well, Cokie Roberts belongs to white ethnicity.