Quick facts
Birth date 6 Feb, 1973
Age 46 yrs
Occupations Journalist
Television presenter
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place St. Joseph
Residence New York City
Education University of Georgia
Gender Female
Description Television journalist, correspondent and anchor
Spouse Andrew Shue[ M. 2010]

Amy Robach is an American TV journalist in ABC news. Previously, she worked for NBC News and MSNBC. She is now a frequent contributor for Good Morning America as a substitute for Robin Roberts.

Amy’s first marriage with Tim McIntosh ended in divorce, in the year 2008. The couple had two daughters. Later, Amy got engaged to the former Melrose Place star Andrew Shue. She met him at a book party in April 2009 and got engaged to him, in September 2009. Amy married Andrew on her 37th birthday in 2010. Shue has three sons from his previous marriage.

There were rumors earlier that her affair with the secret boyfriend, Matt who was a big factor in her divorce with Tim McIntosh. It was also considered to be the reason why NBC terminated her contract and Amy moved over to ABC. This rumor was held void, as there was no proof against Amy.

The wedding ceremony was different than usual with a birthday cake and instead of gifts; the guests gave the couple, their two favorite songs and the songs played, throughout the night. On her last day of Good Morning America, she said that she went through a lot in the past nine years. Her daughters and stepson were present with her, during the show. Amy was a former beauty queen and 4th runner up for Miss Georgia, in the early 90’s. She was a cheerleader before realizing her aim, as a journalist. She began her broadcasting as a GA scholar in Athens and was associated with WCBD-TV for four years in Charleston as a reporter, before moving to WTTG-TV in Washington as a daily morning and nightline show anchor. She covered many stories including the 9/11 and the confrontation in Iraq.  Her relationship with Robin Roberts is very deep and it was Robin who convinced to get the breast cancer test that saved Amy’s life today, with the help of bilateral mastectomy.

In 2013, Robach revealed that she was diagnosed with breast cancer and said she will take time off from broadcasting, to undergo mastectomy. She now lives with her husband in Manhattan with her two daughters. Robach and Shue’s wedding party consist of Shue’s three sons and his ex-wife, Amy’s two daughters and her ex-husband. The décor was simple and the guest list was very small. The place was totally lit with candles and the couple immediately took off to their honeymoon.

Andrew tweeted about Amy’s health condition, after the surgery. He tweeted on behalf of his brave girl and he said that she came out of the surgery beautifully. She was diagnosed with the breast cancer when she took the on-air live test for ‘GMA goes pink’ event. Robin convinced her to take the test and Amy took the results bravely, as she spoke in GMA.

Amy enjoys her job and the travel involved with it. She finds time to visit her parents, sometimes. She believed that only a good reporter can be a good anchor and this concept make her achieve success, in her career. Her speedy, stylish and sense of humor in the shows made her a star in her career. 

Last Modified: 01 Dec, 2013

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