Became the co-host of The Today Show in 1997 and also contributed to NBC's Dateline.
He graduated from Ohio University. He considered becoming a tree trimmer as his career stalled in the early days.
He has worked for HBO, ESPN, and NBC. He was fired from The Today Show in 2017 after being accused of sexual harassment.
He got married to Nancy Alspaugh in 1981 and, after their divorce in 1988, he married Annette Roque on October 3, 1998. He has two sons, Jack and Thijs, and a daughter, Romy.
He replaced Bryant Gumbel on The Today Show.