Geraldo Rivera is a name that needs no introduction. He has always intrigued the audience with his prolific writings, sharp presentations, and excellent imparting skills. Geraldo Rivera is an American attorney, author, show host and reporter who often appear in the Geraldo Rivera Reports and a regularly on Fox News Channel program, The Five.
Career and Progression:
Geraldo Rivera worked as a reporter for WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News in 1970. The anchor earned a Peabody award in 1972 for his coverage of the abuse and neglect of patients with disabilities at Staten Island's Willowbrook State School. Geraldo has worked as a host for ABC’s 20/20, Nightline and Good Morning America.
Moreover, he embarked hosting and producing the daytime talk show Geraldo in 1987 which eventually ran for 11 years. He is also presenter a CNBC evening news and interview show, Rivera Live from 1994 to 2001. He currently appears on the 14th season of television series, The Celebrity Apprentice, on the newsmagazine program Geraldo at Large and on Fox News Channel.
Geraldo who also happens to be a writer has written multiple books which include “Willowbrook: A report on how it is and why it doesn't have to be that way,” “Willowbrook: A report on how it is and why it doesn't have to be that way.” “Willowbrook: A report on how it is and why it doesn't have to be that way.”
How Much is Geraldo’s Net Worth?
The famous journalist, Geraldo Rivera reportedly enjoys a hefty net worth of $15 million dollars. He earns the highest amount of salary among his colleagues for the work in television series, The Celebrity Apprentice which is near $700 thousand. Along with this, his earnings from other television shows and books have directly contributed to enhancing his net worth.
The host sold his former house situated at Edgewater for $1.8 million. He was initially demanding $3.75 million as a selling price, but the amount eventually dropped. As per a source, he currently resides in New York City with family.
Unfolding His Previous Marriages and Present Wife!!
Geraldo Rivera is married to Erica Michelle Levy from August 2003. The couple has a daughter, Sol Liliana who was born shortly after the marriage in 2005. The couple seems happy in the relationship and is living together in New York. Unlike his previous marriage, his relationship with Erica seems more mature and lively. The rumors of their dispute have never hit to the media, and therefore, they seem less likely to separate any soon.
The journalist had four spouses before Erica who is, Cynthia Cruickshank (1987-2000) with whom he has two children, Isabella Holmes and Simone Cruickshank, Sherryl Raymond (1976- 1984) with whom he has a son, Gabriel Miguel, Edith Vonnegut (1971-1975) and Linda Coblentz (1965- 1969). Despite facing dysfunctional relationships in young age, he has managed to find someone whom he can be compatible with now. His past and present relationship prove that he isn’t a gay.
His Short Bio:
According to some wiki sources, Geraldo Rivera was born on July 4, 1943, in Manhattan, New York City. The presenter is an alumnus of University of Arizona and Brooklyn Law of School. He is inclined towards and openly supports Republican Party. He has an incredible height of 5 feet 9 inches which make him look smart.