December 21, 2020
Fans of Al Roker witnessed the emotional moment shared on Instagram, where his three children got together with the family for the first time this year.
For the first time in over a year, "Today" weatherman Al Roker's three children got to be together in a sweet family reunion that was shared on Instagram to excited fans.
The family got reunited following the return of 22-year-old Leila, who recently got back from school in Paris after being unable to reunite with her family because the country went into lockdown.
The weatherman's wife, the news anchor Deborah Roberts, shared the sensational moment on her Instagram, which started with a prank between her and her daughter Leila.
In the clip which Roberts shared, the mother pretended to have an Instagram live with Leila, who was supposedly in France, for their usual "Call Your Mother" Instagram series.
After a little prank time, Roberts revealed that Leila was in the house and introduced her alongside her siblings, who were all wearing their facemasks. The clip has garnered more than five hundred comments with fans excited about the family reunion.
The newsman was previously diagnosed with prostate cancer.
One fan said that seeing the family together for the first time this year made her feel emotional, while a second fan noted that she was excited about the family.
Al Roker and his wife share their three children: Courtney, Leila, and Nick. The couple is vocal about their love and support for their kids. Roker never fails to share cute moments with his kids on social media.
In one post, the show host shared a sweet video of his 18-year-old son Nick helping the family set the Christmas tree. The TV star and his wife could be heard excitedly cheering on their son as he put some finishing touches on the tree.
Aside from being an incredible journalist, Roker is also a doting father of three. The "Ruthless Tide" author revealed that he finds parenting an exciting experience.
Roker reportedly said that his special needs son, Nick, inspires him to be a better person and have more patience with people. Aside from sweet family life, Roker also endured some difficult times this year.
The newsman was previously diagnosed with prostate cancer but revealed that following his surgery, the tumor was removed. The iconic journalist's fans and friends reached out to him with love and support when he needed it the most.