Mo Rocca Biography and Wiki
Mo Rocca is an American Journalist, actor as well as a humorist. He is currently working as a correspondent at the CBS network. Mo hosts the Sunday Morning. He is the composer of “My Grandmother’s Ravioli” a show that airs on the Cooking Channel. He also hosts a CBS show called the podcast Mobituaries, as well as a regular panelist on the radio known as the “quiz show Wait Wait”.
Mo also hosts “The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation” on CBS. Additionally, Mo is well known for moderating the National Geographic Society. He appeared on the show called “Ask the Expert” which is a U.S. version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” It was held on August 20, 2009, during the 10th Anniversary Celebrations.
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Mo Rocca Age and Birthday
He was born Maurice Alberto Rocca, on January 28, 1969, in Washington D.C. The United States. Mo is 53 years old in 2022.
Mo Rocca Height
He is a bit tall in stature. Mo stands at a height of 6 feet.
Mo Rocca Family
He was interested in drama and writing since his childhood. Mo is of mixed ethnicity, his father is an Italian-American while his mother is a Colombian. Also, Mo has two brothers namely Larry, a former sportswriter for Newsday, and Frank Rocca, a cast of “The Francis Effect.”
Mo Rocca Partner
Mo took his time before admitting his sexuality comfortably. He came out when he was 42 in the podcast interview of “The Six Pack.” during an interview with Ben Harvey and Dave Rubin. He spoke about the matter and revealed that he was just more comfortable with himself.
Mo also expressed how lucky he was by being at Stonewall, the night when New York passed Gay marriage. Furthermore, Mo also revealed he was single in the same podcast. He is still considered single because there is no announcement made by him about having a partner.
His speaking out was appreciated by the LGBT( Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community. It’s because he could probably help other gays who are afraid to come out by boosting their confidence. Mo keeps on tweeting issues affecting Gay communities over his Twitter handle.
Mo Rocca Education
He went to Georgetown Preparatory School, which is a Jesuit boys’ school in North Bethesda, Maryland. He then joined Harvard University to study literature. While in college, he took part in theatrical productions and served as the president of Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
Mo Rocca CBS Sunday Morning
Mo Rocca got his start in television behind the scenes, writing and producing several children’s TV shows. His first work in front of the camera came as a correspondent for the news satire shows The Daily Show from 1998 to 2003.
He played a similar role as a satirical correspondent for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 2004 to 2008 and later moved on to more serious (but still light-hearted) roles with CBS News for which he continues to work. He has also acted in theater, film, and on television in small roles from time to time, and has written two books.
Mo Rocca Podcast | Mobituaries
His long love of obituaries has made him create Mobituaries. This is a deeply researched acknowledgment of the people, as well as things that have long intrigued him in the past. It ranges from unsung Founding Fathers to the first superstar in China and America. Also, from the station wagon to Neanderthals.
In case you love the stories of the remarkable people and things that Mo outlines on his podcast, you just have to look for the Mobituaries book on November 5, 2019. But still, the audiobook is now available Google Play store, as well as Apple Books.
Mo Rocca Book
He is an expert researcher as well as a storyteller. Mo uses these skills together with his reporting and trademark. He brings these men and women back to life in a special way that no one else can. Mobituaries is an insightful as well as an unconventional account of the people whose life was worth living.
Mo has always been a lover of obituaries, reading about the lives of remarkable leaders globally. Including Hollywood heavyweights as well as innovators who brought change to the world.
Unfortunately, not every notable life has been given the proper send-off that it deserves. Mo’s quest is to right the wrong inspired Mobituaries, his #1 hit podcast. Now with his book that he calls Mobituaries, he has gone a mile further, with all-new essays on political pioneers, artists, entertainers, founding fathers, sports stars, to name but a few.
Mo Rocca Daily Show
For the last 20 years. Mo has been seen as a correspondent on The Daily Show, He is the one and the only host of My Grandmother’s Ravioli which airs on the Cooking Channel. He is also a correspondent on CBS Sunday Morning.
Mo Rocca Book Tour
He believes that one way to see the country is to write a book so that you can take a book tour as you read through it. Mo’s newly published book known as Mobituaries is named after his popular podcast. It has the same title. Mo writes all of his obituaries in his own way.
What makes it a Mobituary is its lengthy tribute to people and things. Mostly the ones Mo feels didn’t get a proper send-off when they died. Taking examples of belief in dragons, fur coats, the death of the station wagon, etc. There are also obituaries for real people, too, such as Billy Carter, Audrey Hepburn, and Vaughn Meader.
Mo’s other colleagues at CBS Include:
Ben Tracy – White House correspondent
Jasmine Viel – Anchor
Dr. Max Gomez – Medical correspondent
Pat Harvey – Anchor
Karen Leigh – anchor
Mo Rocca Salary
He earns his income from his job as a correspondent at the CBS network, Actor as well as a humorist. Mo’s average salary is $99,457 per year.
Mo Rocca Net Worth
He has accumulated a lot of wealth from his different jobs. Mo’s estimated net worth is $3 million.