Amy Robach is one of the most recognizable journalists in the industry right now. The 42-year-old has spent a lot of time in front of a camera, but how much do you really know? Despite the fact that Robach has spent a considerable amount of time in the spotlight and under the scrutiny of the public eye, there are still some things that many people don’t know. With that in mind, here we present our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Amy Robach. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!
Number Fifteen: She Was Almost Miss Georgia. Robach participated in the Miss Georgia pageant in 1994. She finished as the fourth runner-up.
Number Fourteen: Performing Runs in Her Blood. Robach’s cousin is former Nashville Star contestant Matt Lindahl. Not only that, but both her aunt and her uncle were performing arts teachers at the high school she attended, Brookwood High School. The high school is located in Snellville, Georgia.
Number Thirteen: She Married at former Melrose Place Star. Robach married Andrew Shue in September of 2009 after the two had met at a book party. Shue is a former star of the hit show Melrose Place.
Number Twelve: She Got Her Start at NBC. Though Robach is now an anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America, she actually got her start with NBC! She was with NBC News for four years before heading to Weekend Today in 2007.
Number Eleven: She Is Close With Robin Roberts. Robach is close with fellow Good Morning America Robin Roberts. In fact, it was Roberts who initially encouraged Robach to get the test for breast cancer that ended up saving her life.
Number Ten: She Has a Diverse Set of Interview Skills. Robach has interviewed numerous people, from celebrities to victims of natural disasters. She has been known to interview a crazy celebrity and then a vulnerable victim at the drop of a hat.
Number Nine: She Moved Around a Lot as a Child. Robach was born in East Lansing, Michigan. However, she ended up spending half of her childhood in St. Louis, Missouri, and then she spent nine years in Georgia.