Where is Matt Lauer now? All we know about the former Today show star

Matt Lauer has kept a very low profile over the last five years following his dismissal from NBC but viewers are still eager to know about his life post Today

The star was a much-loved presenter until his reputation was tarnished by what NBC News chairman Andy Lack called “inappropriate sexual behavior,”

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At the time, his co-stars, including Al Roker, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb were left stunned, as were his fans. But did Today’s much-loved weatherman continue his friendship with Matt?

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Since being forced to step back from the limelight, Matt has divorced his wife, Annette Roque and he is reportedly dating a longtime friend, Shamin Abas.

Matt finally sold his $44million Hamptons estate in May 2022 and reports suggested he had fled the US for his farm in New Zealand. 

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The expansive property boasts eight miles of lakefront land, a five-bedroom house, as well as several farm buildings and fishing huts.

Many of Matt’s former co-stars have cut ties with the star 

As for his relationship with his former co-stars? Katie Couric cut all ties with him and in an interview with Savannah Guthrie she admitted: “I think what I realized is that there was a side of Matt I never really knew.”

She continued: “As I got more information and learned what was going on behind the scenes, it was really upsetting and disturbing. It was really devastating.”

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However, Matt’s relationship with his former pal and co-star, Al, is reportedly friendly. 

Matt was close to colleague Al Roker for 30 years

In 2019, when quizzed about Matt, Al said: “I’m sure he’s doing well. I don’t really talk about that much but we wish him well.” 

Several outlets have reported that Matt reached out to Al following the weatherman’s cancer diagnosis in 2020 and their 30-year friendship had been reignited on a low-key scale.

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