Matt Lauer, who was fired Wednesday morning after an NBC colleague reported "inappropriate sexual behavior," is a married father of three who reconciled with his wife after she filed for divorce in 2006.
The firing is a stunning end to one a two-decade run as co-anchor of Today. It makes Lauer, a fixture in various roles on NBC since the early 1990s, one of the highest-profile men whose careers have been derailed by allegations of sexual misconduct.
Lauer joined NBC full-time in January 1994, and has become one of the most well-known broadcast journalists in America. Click through the gallery to see and learn more about Lauer. (Getty)