Matthew Todd Lauer or Matt Lauer is 5’11 inches tall. He was born on December 30, 1957. He was a student from Ohio University from year 1975-1979, and took up major in Communications. He got his undergraduate degree at the age of 39. He left Ohio University in the Spring of 1979. He started his career in TV in 1979 for WOWK-TV as a producer in West Virginia, then became an on-air anchor on the 6 and 11 o'clock newscasts by 1980. That is also the time when he started to move around the country for his profession, hosting several programs in Boston, Richmond, and Philadelphia. In Providence, he hosted PM Magazine and WNEW-TV in New York City until the show ended in 1986. He hosted ESPN in the 80’s and “Talk of the Town” in 1988. From 1989 to 1991, he was hired to be an anchor in WWOR-TV's 9 Broadcast Plaza, where he was a host for 3 hours in a live interview TV program.