Thijs Lauer is the son of Matt Leur, the American television journalist popular as the host of NBC's The Today Show and Annette Roque, his loving wife who is a model by her profession. He is one among the three kids from his parents. His mother was his father's second wife and the wife with whom he has sustained his relationship for more than fifteen years. Thijs is too young to start his career, however his parents might have a wish to make him a famous journalist.
Early Life and Career of Thijs Lauer
His mother Roque is a former Dutch J Crew model.
Lauer is a celebrity kid, he rose to fame as the youngest child of former American TV host, Matt Lauer. His father was the co-host of NBC's Today show from 1997 to 2017 but after the allegations of his inappropriate sexual behavior towards a colleague, his contract was terminated by NBC in November 2017.
Thijs Lauer's Personal Life and Net Worth
Thijs Lauer is just 12 years old (as of 2019) and he is busy on his studies and schooling.
He lives with his family at Hamptons. His parents are quite confidential about their children which might be the reason, the rarely made public appearances.
Lauer isn't active in any profession, so he depends upon his family for living. His father has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
His parents reportedly filed for divorce earlier in 2006 when his mother was pregnant with him. Despite their personal differences, the couple reconciled two months prior Thijs was born.
The pair prefer keeping their kids' lives private. Talking about their kids, they said,
"We want them to maintain their privacy. In the almost-20 years I’ve been on the show, one of my children has been on the show for 20 seconds. I’ll talk on the air about homework or immunizations or what age can you have a sleepover."
Further, Parenting.com wrote,
"Lauer tells Parenting that it’s his goal to raise awareness about the difference a positive male role model can make in a child’s life. He personally created the ad in partnership with the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance and the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse."
Meanwhile, Lauer and Roque began divorce proceedings in January 2018.