Natalie Morales Shares Sweet Selfie with Husband to Celebrate ‘New Beginnings’

On Friday, it was announced that Natalie Morales, a television journalist of 49 years, will be departing NBC News after 22 years.

Morales can be seen cheersing a Corona on the beach with her husband of 23 years, Joe Rhodes, in a lovely selfie.

They tied the knot in 1998 and are the proud parents of Josh, 17, and Luke, 13. Morales captioned the photo, “To new beginnings.”

Natalie Morales Shares Sweet Selfie with Husband to Celebrate 'New Beginnings'

“Here’s to anybody who’s willing to put themselves out there and try something new—no matter how terrifying it may seem, good things will arrive when you least expect them!”

When Did Natalie Morales Shared The Sweet Selfie of New Beginning 

On Friday, NBC News revealed that Morales will be leaving for a “new adventure” after 22 years with the network.

She only used one heart emoji to show her approval. TV host Joelle Garguilo said, “Natalie… you are such a class act.”

“You are truly one of a kind, and I could go on and on about how great you were to me when I was first starting out in this industry.”

As reported by NBC News on Friday, Morales announced her departure from the company to her coworkers in an internal memo, citing her excitement about “a new adventure.”

“This first half of my life has been one full of adventure, challenges, travel, way too many early wake up calls, and certainly opportunities to observe history unfold and to tell amazing and powerful stories,” she wrote.

Who is Natalie Morales

Actress and filmmaker Natalie Morales was born in the United States on February 15, 1985. She was a key character on the first season of White Collar on USA Network and a star on ABC Family’s The Middleman.

She had movie appearances in 2010’s Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and Going the Distance.

Morales also starred in the Fox comedy series The Grinder, the NBC comedy series Abby’s, and had recurring parts on the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation, HBO’s The Newsroom, and Netflix’s Dead to Me.


Plan B, an adolescent comedy she directed, premiered on Hulu on May 28, 2021. She co-wrote and acts in the film Language Lessons with Mark Duplass, which she also directed.

The film had its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival and hit theatres in September of 2021.