Geraldo Rivera Reporter, Newsnation, FOX, Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Salary and Family

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Geraldo Rivera Biography and Wiki

Geraldo Rivera is an American attorney, author and award-winning journalist currently serving as a correspondent-at-large at NewsNation. Previously, he served as the main host of The Geraldo at Large talk show on The FOX News Channel (FNC) based in New York City. Previously, he was the main host of a TV and tabloid show called Gerald from 1987 to 1999. Geraldo even served as a presenter and reporter on WABC Eye Witness news in 1972 and CNBC news.

Geraldo Rivera Education

Rivera finished his high school education in the Bronx, New York City. Later, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration back in 1965. In 1963, he also graduated from the State University of New York Maritime College in New York.

Geraldo Rivera Age

How old is Geraldo?  Rivera is 81 years old as of 2024. He was born Gerald Rivera on July 4, 1943, in Brooklyn, New York City, United States. His birthday is celebrated on the 4th of July every year. His zodiac birth sign is Cancer. READ: Angela McGlowan 

Geraldo Rivera Nationality and Ethnicity

What Nationality Is Geraldo? Rivera holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and brought up in Brooklyn, New York City, United States. He is of mixed Puerto Rican-Jewish ethnicities and heritage.

Geraldo Rivera Height

Rivera stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches. He also maintains an average body weight of around 68 kilograms. He is also a man with an average body statute but details about his body measurements are still under review. His hair color is grey and his eyes are Hazel.

Geraldo Rivera Family | Parents

Rivera was born at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City as the son of Lillian Friedman (mother ) and Cruz Allen Rivera (father). His father is a native Puerto Rican who worked as a restaurant worker and cab driver all of his life. His mother on the other hand has Russian Jewish descent and had her first bar mitzvah as a child in New York. Geraldo’s mother was born in 1924 and died on June 3, 2018.

Geraldo Rivera Wife

Who Is Geraldo Married To? Geraldo is currently married to his fifth wife Erica Michelle Levy. The two love birds met and got married in 2003 after Geraldo divorced his fourth ex-wife. Previously, he was married four times. READ: Bianca Castro

Rivera was married to his first wife Linda Coblentz (1965 to 1971), his second wife Edith Vonnegut (1971 to 1976), his third Sherryl Raymond (1976 to 1987) and his fourth ex-wife Cynthia Cruickshank (1987 to 2003). Rivera and his current wife reside in New York City.

Geraldo Rivera Daughter

Rivera is blessed with three daughters from his previous marriages. They include; Simone Cruickshank Rivera, Isabella Holmes Rivera and Solita Liliana Rivera. He also shares a son with his current loving wife, Erica Michelle Levy.

Geraldo Rivera Net Worth

How Much Is Geraldo Worth? Rivera is an accomplished American Journalist, Attorney and FOX News correspondent who has an estimated net worth of around $20 million.

Geraldo Rivera Health

What Disease Does Geraldo Have? According to our findings, Geraldo does not suffer from any health complications whatsoever. However, he was spotted coming out of the Manhattan Civil Courts on a Thursday evening in 2015. He went to the courts to settle a medical malpractice lawsuit over a botched back surgery that was done on him the same year. READ: Gina Devecchio

Geraldo Rivera NewsNation | FOX

Rivera currently serves as a correspondent-at-large at NewsNation. Previously, he served as the main host of The Geraldo Show airing on all FOX News Network. He first began his broadcasting career as a correspondent for the WABC news back in 1970. Geraldo’s work at the station earned him a Peabody Award and national attention because of his incredible reports.

Geraldo’s most memorable reports on ABC News include the neglect and abuse of patients with intellectual disabilities at Staten Island’s Willowbrook State School and Rockland County’s Letchworth Village. From there, he went on to appear as a co-anchor on the Nightline news programs on ABC. He then landed his first show known as The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults show which was billed as the unearthing of All Capone’s secret vaults.

In 1987, Geraldo began producing a nationally syndicated talk show called Geraldo. In 1994, Rivera joined CNBC News as an evening host of the Rivera Live talk show where he interviewed a wide range of guests and celebrities. Eventually, Geraldo left CNBC and joined FOX News as an investigative reporter before landing his own show in November 2011.

Geraldo Rivera Salary

Rivera serving as a correspondent-at-large at NewsNation, earns an annual salary ranging from $95,000 to $250,000. READ: Tsianina Joelson

Geraldo Rivera Willowbrook

Willowbrook is Gerald’s expose documentary which he took his time to investigate and analyze the Willowbrook State School. He was able to find out the gruesome conditions and neglected mentally unstable children’s ward in 1972. He even shared footage that was recorded by a hidden camera that he was able to sneak into the School. Gerald’s Willowbrook documentary is available on his official website.

Geraldo Rivera Al Capone

Geraldo served as a host on The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults which was first broadcast in early April 2021. The show centered on the live opening of a secret vault in the Lexington Hotel in Chicago that was once owned by a crime lord named Al Capone. The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults is available on Geraldo’s official website.

Bongino Geraldo Rivera

Dan Bongino is a famous American right-wing political pundit and radio talk show host who currently appears on the FOX News network as a co-host and news anchor. Geraldo and Dan got into a heated debate in 2020 when they were discussing the COVID-19 safety measures after the virus began spreading across the United States. Geraldo rebuked some of his views on the matter.