Annette Roque is an equestrian and model who was born in December 1966. Her father is Indonesian, while her mother is Dutch.
Roque worked as a model in the 1980s and 1990s under the name “Jade Roque.” She was prominently featured in European cosmetics advertisements as well as American J. Crew and Victoria’s Secret catalogs. Roque was a “spokesmodel” for Revlon.
Roque is a co-owner and manager of Bright Side Farm, a 2013-built horse farm in the Hamptons.
Annette Roque Early Life
On December 6, 1966, Annette Roque was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. She was interested in modeling from an early age and was raised in a home with six siblings.
She started her modeling career in Europe, where she soon rose to the top of the field.
Roque was able to secure large campaigns with prestigious fashion companies like Victoria’s Secret, J. Crew, and Saks Fifth Avenue thanks to her stunning appearance and inherent personality.
To further her modeling career, she eventually relocated to the United States and settled in New York City.
Annette Roque Career
Over the course of her modeling career, which lasted more than ten years, Annette Roque collaborated with many of the top designers. She was featured in countless print and television commercials and graced the pages of prestigious fashion publications.
Roque was renowned for her gorgeous appearance and aptitude for bringing garments to life on the runway. She was also well-known for her professionalism and work ethic, both of which contributed to her building a prosperous career in the cutthroat field of modeling.
Annette Roque Personal life
On a blind date in July 1997, Roque met American television journalist Matt Lauer, with whom she later got married. After dating Roque for five months, Lauer popped the question, and the two were married on October 3, 1998, in Water Mill, New York. Jack (born June 26, 2001), Romy (born October 2, 2003), and Thijs (born November 28, 2006) are their three children together.
Roque filed for divorce from Lauer in September 2006 while expecting Thijs, claiming that Lauer had treated her cruelly and inhumanely; however, the two ultimately patched things up. But in 2018, she filed for divorce a second time in response to other victims accusing Lauer of sexual assault.
Annette Roque Social Media
- Instagram: @AnnetteRoque
- Twitter: N/A
Annette Roque Net Worth
An estimate of Annette Roque’s net worth puts it at $50 million, partly as a result of her prominent divorce from Matt Lauer and her successful modeling career.
What is Annette Lauer doing now?
The 2013-built horse farm Bright Side Farm in the Hamptons is co-owned and managed by Annette.
Is Matt Lauer still married to Annette Roque?
Roque filed for divorce from Lauer in September 2006 while expecting Thijs, claiming that Lauer had treated her cruelly and inhumanely; however, the two ultimately patched things up. But in 2018, she formally requested a second divorce as a result of other victims accusing Lauer of sexual assault.
How much money did Matt Lauer’s wife get?
According to a source, the former marriage of 21 years will divide their assets (she will keep the horse farm in the Hamptons, and he will receive their land in New Zealand), and the former model, 52, will also receive a lump amount of about $25 million from the disgraced NBC anchor.