His father began his tenure as anchor of NBC's The Today Show in 1997, where he would earn worldwide renown.
His father, following his November 2017 firing from The Today Show, drove to his prep school first to explain the news in person.
He has two younger siblings named Romy and Thijs. His parents married in 1998.
His father co-hosted The Today Show alongside Savannah Guthrie prior to his November 2017 termination.