Nancy Alspaugh Wiki: Birthday, Age, Husband, Divorce, Family, Net Worth - Matt Lauer's Ex-Wife Details

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 18 Sep, 2018
Nancy Alspaugh Wiki: Birthday, Age, Husband, Divorce, Family, Net Worth - Matt Lauer's Ex-Wife Details

Quick Information

Date of Birth May 04, 1955 Age 66 Years 2 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Screenwriter
Marital Status Single Husband/Spouse H. Read Jackson (Died) , Matt Lauer (1982-1988)
Divorced Yes (Once) Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth N/A Ethnicity White
Children/Kids Wyatt Jackson (Adopted Son) Height N/A

Nancy Alspaugh is renowned as the ex-wife of most-expensive reporter Matt Lauer. Besides, she is one of the most talented screenwriters and producers, known for Leeza, Vicki, and The Bradshaw Difference. Nancy’s fame counts in the nomination in Emmy Awards and is also one of the active members of an Autism Care and Treatment.

Professional Career

Nancy began her career as a screenwriter. She rose to prominence from her work on Leeza Gibbons’ popular talk show. Furthermore, she got nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards for her work on Leeza.

In the year 1995 and 1996, she was nominated for Outstanding Talk Show. Moreover, Nancy came back into the limelight for her work on The Bradshaw Difference and Caryl & Marilyn: Real Friends in the year 1996. In the year 1997, she again got nominated for Outstanding Talk Show and Outstanding Special Class Writing.

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Besides, she is also an author. As of now, she has published two books, Not Your Mother’s Midlife: A Ten-Step Guide to Fearless Aging in 2003 and Fearless Women: Midlife Journeys in the year 2005. 

Nancy has won many awards such as The Associated Press Award, The United Press International Award, The Genesis Award, The Gabriel Award, and many more.

What's Nancy's Net Worth?

Being a writer, producer and an award-winning lady, Nancy might have able to earn a whopping amount of salary from her profession. However, she has not disclosed her real income yet, and neither her net worth is estimated. However, it can be said that her earnings reach a million dollar mark.

Nancy Alspaugh's Personal Life

The American author and producer, Nancy is married twice in her life. Her first marriage was with Matt Lauer, an American television news anchor. After dating each other for a couple of years, they tied their knot in the year 1982. However, they got divorced in 1988. They didn’t have any children until their separation.

Nancy with her ex-husband Matt Lauer (Photo:

After divorcing Matt, Nancy got married to FOX executive H. Read Jackson. Their relationship couldn’t survive longer as Jackson died on 25 January 2016, because of cancer. Meanwhile, Nancy added a new member to her family by adopting a boy, Wyatt. At the age of three, Wyatt was diagnosed with autism.

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Nancy with her late husband H.Read Jackson (

Nancy Defended Then-Husband!

Even after parting the ways with her first estranged husband, Matt, Nancy defended him on sexual harassment allegations. Back on 30 November 2017, she made a statement supporting her first husband for ‘inappropriate sexual behavior.’ As NBC recently fired him with an accusation of sexual assault and lewd behavior, Nancy claimed the whole thing to be fake news.

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In an interview with Entertainment Tonight on 30th November 2017, she said,

‘Matt’s been the best person that’s ever held that job, and I couldn’t imagine that anything that he would have done. That would have been so out of character for him- that would have caused that reaction.’

Nancy Believes Her Ex-Husband Deserves Second Chances

Recently, in an interview with Entertainment Tonight in August 2018, Nancy opened up that her former husband, Matt deserves the second chance. With interviewer, she told that Matt wants to be part of the change in this world so, he deserves another chance. 

Nancy believes that Matt, who was alleged of being involved in sexual misconduct, hasn't told his side of a story so he needs to be given a second chance. She said:

"I don't think he's been given a chance to defend himself, and I hope one day soon he will be able to tell his story. I'm sure it will be soon. He is beginning to feel like himself again, and people will finally hear his side of the story."

Further, Nancy told the interviewer that he made mistake, but he can move on and upward.

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Matt was previously fired from the Today show for inapplicable sexual behavior in 2017.

Matt shares three kids named Jack, Romy, and Thijs with his wife, Annette Roque.

Short Bio

Born in 1955 in the United States, Nancy Alspaugh celebrates her birthday every year on 4 May. As per wiki, Nancy is living with her son, Wyatt, who is making tremendous progress in his career.