Widely popular host of ABC's Good Morning America who worked as an ESPN Sportscaster for over five years.
She turned down a scholarship to play women's college basketball at Louisiana State University.
She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 and in 2012 she was diagnosed with MDS.
Her mother, Lucimarian Roberts, died in August of 2012 at the age of eighty-eight. She grew up with three older siblings and she began dating her partner, Amber Laign, in 2005.
The legendary Joan Lunden worked on Good Morning America for over fifteen years before Roberts took over.