Geraldo Rivera is an American reporter, attorney, talk show host as well as an author who has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. He is known for being a host of various programs. Then include Geraldo between 1987 and 1998 and Geraldo at Large. Currently, he regularly hosts Geraldo Rivera reports and appears in The Five.
Biography & Wiki
Geraldo Rivera was born in 1943 on 4th July to Lilian and Cruz Rivera. His mother was a restaurant worker while his father was a car driver. He was born at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York City, New York. Rivera grew up in Brooklyn as well as West Babylon, New York.
He went to West On High School. Between September 1961 and May 1963, he was studying at The State University of New York Maritime College. He then transferred to the University of Arizona. The latter is where he graduated in 1965 with a B.S. degree in business administration. He became a law student at Brooklyn Law School in 1966.
In 1969, he received his J.D., held a Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship in poverty law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and also admitted to the New York State Bar. The following year he joined Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism to study journalism.
He has married five times. His first marriage was with Linda Coblentz. It started in 1965 and ended in 1969.
The second one was Edith Vonnegut which lasted from 1971 to 1975.
Thirdly, he married Sherryl Raymond in 1976 on 31st August. The couple was blessed is a son in 1979 whom they named Gabriel Miguel. His fourth wife was Cynthia Cruickshank Dyer in 1997 on 11th July. They were blessed with two daughters namely Isabella Holmes and Simone Cruickshank
They divorced in 2000.
Since 2003, he has been marked to Erica Michelle Levy with whom he has a daughter called Sol.
Additionally, he admitted having had an affair with Marian Javits who is the wife of New York Senator Jacob K. Javits for several years until 1985.
In 1970 Rivera became a reporter for Eyewitness News. Geraldo began appearing on ABC’s 20/20 as well as in 1972. Also, It’s Good Night America programs. He was fired in 1985 because of criticising Roone Arledge. Arledge has refused to air a story about a relationship of John and Robert Kennedy with Marilyn Monroe.
He hosted the Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults in 1896 on 21st April. The following year, he began to not only host but also produce a daytime talk show, Geraldo. The show lasted for eleven years. Between 1984 and 2001, Rivera was CNBC’s Rivera Live Show host.
Since the terrorists attack happened in 2001 on 11th September, Rivera has been working for the Fox’s News Channel. He became its war correspondent in November 2001. His brother Craig was his cameraman on Afghanistan’s assignments.
Rivera was a contestant of The Celebrity Apprentice which is a television series in 2015 for its 14th season. He took the second position after Leeza Gibbons. However, Geraldo raised more money than the winner.The following year he took part in the 22nd Season of Dancing with the Stars. Presently, he hosts Geraldo at large and Geraldo show as well as appearing on Fox’s News Channel.
Rivera is also an author who has written several books.
Awards & Achievements
In 2001, Rivera won an ALMA Award for the Outstanding Correspondent or Anchor of a National News Program or Special.
Net Worth of Geraldo Rivera
Geraldo Rivera has an estimated net worth of around $16 million. Rivera has several sources of income. Rivera is an attorney who makes money by representing various clients. He has also hosted several talk shows and programs. Additionally, he has a new correspondent for the Fox News Channel. He has also made earnings by the various books that he has published and from his career as a journalist.
Geraldo Rivera is a famous reporter. In addition to that, he is an attorney, author, journalist and reporter. Geraldo has issues with his colleagues because of remarks that he has made about them. At one point he ended up being fired. In other occasions, he has had to apologise to them. He hosts Geraldo at Large on Fox.