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Savannah Guthrie Biography
Savannah Guthrie (Savannah Clark Guthrie) is an Australian American broadcast journalist and attorney. She is a main co-anchor at NBC News morning show ‘Today’, a position she has held since July 2012.
She joined NBC News in September 2007 as a legal analyst and correspondent, regularly reporting on trials throughout the country.
She served as a White House correspondent between 2008 and 2011 and as co-anchor of the MSNBC program The Daily Rundown in 2010 and 2011. She was later announced as the co-host of Today’s third hour alongside Natalie Morales and Al Roker.
Savannah Guthrie Age/ How Old Is Savannah Guthrie?
Savannah is 46 years old as of 2018. She was born on 27 December, 1971.Savannah Guthrie Photo
Savannah Guthrie Husband
Savannah was previously married to BBc News presenter, Mark Orchard. The two met while Savannah was covering the trial of Michael Jackson. They began dating and got married in December 2005 before divorcing in 2009.
Later that year, Savannah began a relationship with Democratic political and communications consultant Michael Feldman. The got engaged in May 2013 while vacationing on Turks and Caicos and later got married on March 15, 2014 in Tucson, with Guthrie announcing two days later she was four months pregnant.
On August 13, 2014, Savannah gave birth to their daughter Vale Guthrie Feldman in New York City.
Later on June 7, 2016, Savannah announced she and husband were expecting their second child and on December 8, 2016, she gave birth to their son Charles Max.
NBC Savannah Guthrie
Savannah became a correspondent for NBC News in September 2007 and in 2008, she covered Sarah Palin’s 2008 vice-presidential race from Fairbanks, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Sioux City, Iowa, and Washington.
On December 18, she was named White House correspondent for NBC News, a capacity in which she contributed to all NBC News properties. She is also an NBC News anchor and substitute anchor on NBC Nightly News.
Savannah Guthrie Today Show
After Savannah substituted for both Meredith Vieira and Ann Curry on Today, it was confirmed on May 9, 2011 that she would become co-host of the 9 a.m. hour, alongside Natalie Morales and Al Roker, and the show’s Chief Legal Editor. This move came after Vieira announced her departure from the show as co-host of the main program, and the subsequent promotions of Curry and Morales to main co-host and news anchor, respectively.
Savannah departed The Daily Rundown for Today on June 9, 2011. Savannah also became NBC News’s Chief Legal Analyst, making her first appearance in this role on May 25, 2011. On June 29, 2012, it was announced that she would co-anchor Today, replacing Curry and her first day as co-anchor, alongside Matt Lauer was on July 9, 2012.
During her time on Today, Savannah has become known for her highly regarded interviews and in 2011, she conducted an interview with Donald Trump in which he discussed his role in the Barack Obama “birther” controversy.
Later that same year, Savannah interviewed Dr. Conrad Murray after he was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. In addition, she reported exclusive details about the Death of Osama bin Laden. On November 29 2017, Matt Lauer left Today due to sexual misconduct allegations making Savannah to become the host of Today along side Hoda Kotb to this day.
Since 2012, Savannah has hosted the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC and the annual Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting.
Savannah Guthrie Leaving Today Show/ Is Savannah Guthrie Leaving The Today Show?
No. Savannah is not leaving The Today Show yet.
Savannah Guthrie Salary/ How Much Does Savannah Guthrie Make?
According to Page Six, NBC is paying Hoda Kotb a meager sum of $7 million a year. The outlet says, that could be equivalent to what her co-anchor Savannah might earn.
Savannah Guthrie Height/ How Tall Is Savannah Guthrie?
Savannah stands at a height of 1.78 m.
Savannah Guthrie Matt Lauer
Savannah in September 2018, opened up about her former Today show co-anchor Matt Lauer, almost a year after he was fired by NBC for alleged sexual misconduct. Savannah revealed to the PEOPLE, that she has not seen Matt since his termination but always tries to keep in touch through text.
After getting fired, Matt Lauer moved from New York City to the Hamptons compound where his estranged wife, Annette Roque, also lives. He and his wife split following his dismissal and are staying away from the spotlight as they work through their divorce.