Geraldo Rivera Biography
Geraldo Rivera is an indigene American journalist, attorney, and television personality currently working as the main host of The Geraldo at a large talk show on the Fox News Channel based in N.Y.C. Former to joining Fox News Channel, Geraldo was serving as a host of CNBC’s number one rated primetime show, Rivera, Live.
Geraldo Rivera’s Age and Birthday
Geraldo was born Geral Riviera in New York City, New York in the United States on 4th July 1943. As of 2021, Rivera is 81 years old. Riviera does celebrate his birthday on the 4th of July every year. In addition, Rivera’s Zodiac Sign is Cancer.
Geraldo Rivera’s Real Name
Rivera was born Geral Riviera in New York City, New York in the United States.
Geraldo Rivera Height and Measurement
Rivera is a man of an above-average stature of 5 Feet and 9 Inches in height. Considering the look at his pictures he looks really tall. In addition, Geraldo also weighs 68 Kg.
Geraldo Rivera’s Nationality and Ethnicity
Gerald belongs to a mixed ethnicity; Puerto Rican-Jewish ethnicity and ancestry, he also holds an American nationality and citizenship by birth.
Geraldo Rivera Family / Parents / Siblings
Geraldo was born in Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City and he is the son of Lillian(mother) born on 16 October 1924 – died on 3rd June 2018, and Cruz Rivera (1st October 1915- November 1987). Cruz was a restaurant worker and cab driver. His father, Cruz was a Puerto Rican Catholic, while his mother, Lillian was of Russian Jewish descent. Geraldo grew up in Brooklyn and West Babylon.
Geraldo Rivera’s Wife / Spouse / Wives / Children
Rivera has been to marriage five-time Linda Coblentz (married 1965–1969, divorced), Edith Vonnegut (married on 14th December 1971 – 1975, divorced), Sherryl Raymond (December 31, 1976 – 1984, divorced) son: Gabriel Miguel (born July 1979), Cynthia Cruickshank Dyer (11 July 1987 – 2000, divorced)
children: daughter Isabella Holmes (born 1992) daughter Simone Cruickshank (born 1994). Six other attempts at having children through IVF ended in miscarriage. Erica Michelle Levy (since August 2003) has one daughter.
Geraldo Rivera Education
Geraldo attended West Babylon High School. From there, Rivera is a proud alumnus graduate of the University of Arizona and Brooklyn Law School and is the author of seven books.
Geraldo Rivera Fox News / Willowbrook
Geraldo currently works as a correspondent at large for Fox News Channel. Rivera joined the network in 2001 as a war correspondent. Most recently, Geraldo provided live coverage from Paris, France to cover the deadly terrorist attacks on 13th November 2015. In addition, earlier in 2015, Geraldo reported live from Baltimore, on the death of unarmed adult Freddie Gray and the protests that followed and even covered the funeral of the fallen NYPD officer, Wanjian Liu.
In 2011, Geraldo was reporting live from Benghazi, Libya when he became caught in the crossfire between the Libyan military and rebel forces. Rivera took part in Fox News Channel’s 2011 extensive coverage of the Minneapolis bridge collapse and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Earlier in 2001, Rivera was based in Afghanistan to cover Operation Enduring Freedom and from there to Bethlehem to cover the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Moreover, Geraldo also reported on the Iraqi elections from Baghdad.
Moreover, Geraldo has hosted hour-long specials for FNC, including pieces on the late comedian Joan Rivers and singer Elvis Presley. In 2009, Rivera secured an exclusive interview with Joe Jackson, just after the death of his son Michael Jackson. Before that, Geraldo had secured an exclusive interview with the late Michael Jackson ahead of his trial for child molestation charges.
Geraldo started his journalism career as a reporter for the WABC-TV network reported a series of stories exposing the deplorable conditions at the Willowbrook State School for the mentally ill. These reports led to the closure of the school after a government investigation concerning the matter. Former to joining Fox News Channel, Rivera was serving as a host of CNBC’s number one rated primetime show, Rivera, Live.
Geraldo Rivera’s Salary and Net Worth
Rivera’s average estimated annual earnings range from $50k – $100,000. As a journalist, Rivera has been able to accumulate a net worth of approximately between $5 Million to $25 Million. His main source of income is his career as a journalist.
Who is Geraldo Rivera married to?
Currently, Rivera is married to Erica Michelle Levy (since August 2003) with who they have one daughter together.
How much is Geraldo Rivera worth?
As a journalist, Rivera has been able to accumulate a net worth of approximately between $5 Million to $25 Million.
What nationality is Geraldo Rivera?
Geraldo holds American nationality and citizenship by birth.
How old is Geraldo Rivera?
As of 2021, Rivera is 78 years old. Geraldo was born as Geral Riviera in New York City, New York in the United States on 4th July 1943.