Updated: 01/06/2017 02:20 PM | First Published: 01/06/2017 10:04 AM

GMA anchor Rob Marciano became popular after joining CNN

ET host Rob Marciano

Rob Marciano began his career when he was in his mid-20s by working as a morning weather reporter of Lake Charles, Louisiana-based KPLC-TV. Later, he became the chief meteorologist at the NBC-affiliated television station. 

After working with KPLC-TV from 1994 to 1997, he moved on to serve as a weather anchor at the West Hartford, Connecticut-based television station WVIT Connecticut News 30. He also worked from Portland, Oregon as a meteorologist for the radio station 750 KXL and ABC-affiliated television station KATU-TV. 

Rob worked for CNN from May 2003 to 2012. During this time, he became a notable figure by covering some major news such as Hurricane Katrina and Gulf or BP Oil Spill. His contribution was later honored by the Peabody Award. 

Before leaving CNN, Marciano worked as a co-host of Early Start, a morning news show where he was accompanied by Ashleigh Banfield and Zordiana Sambolin. He was with the show from the pilot episode until 21 December 2012.

In early 2013, he began co-hosting syndicated entertainment program Entertainment Tonight and worked from the position for 20 months. His final appearance on ET came on 27 August 2014, following which he has been working for ABC News. At ABC, he is serving as the co-anchor of Good Morning America, a position which was made vacant by Ginger Zee.

Since working in the television industry, Rob Marciano has gained immense popularity, first as a meteorologist and then as a reporter. Besides, he has accumulated a huge amount in his account from his broadcasting jobs. Reportedly, he owns a net worth of $2 million.