Rick is a reporter. He is popularly known because of his wife Kelly Dodd who is an actor in the famous TV series known as Real Housewives. He is also known for his post on the Fox News Channel as a senior correspondent. He has been active in his career as a journalist since the year 1987 and is still working.
There are many interesting things about this famous and fearless reporter that might amuse you so read till the end and be ready to be shocked.
About Rick Leventhal
Rick was born on the 24th of January in the year 1960, as of 2023 he is 61 years old. He was born in Kentucky in the United States of America. Later he shifted to New York to focus more on his career.
Early Life And Family
Talking about his education, he got his journalism degree from American University. Since then he has been practicing reporting and gaining experience to increase his CV value and gain more knowledge. His love life has been the most interesting part about him, as he is married to a lovely actress and famous model.
Initially, he was married to a fellow partner in journalism, Penny Daniels. He had two daughters with her. Later he ran away and got married to Beth Shak. After nine months of their married life, they got a divorce. Now he is married to Kelly Dodd who has several fans and is loved by all. Other details about his family including his parents and siblings are unknown as he never mentioned them.
His Career And Major Milestones
In his initial career years, he used to work for local newspapers and magazines in New York City. After 10 years of experience and hard work he finally got a job in the famous News channel called Fox, this was a breakthrough in his career and it made him very popular.
During his journey of journalism and reporting, he went through many experiences in which he almost died. He also covered various disasters, deaths, wars, and bombings.
A Few Things You Didn’t Know About Him
- He has been around warzones about 12 times including trips to Afghanistan, Israel, Iraq even Libya, Kuwait, and many more countries which were going through some kind of war or bombing.
- In his journalism career, he has faced many near-death experiences and has also been around many areas which were being attacked including the scene at the World Trade center on September 11.
- He also recorded many natural disasters including the famous flood of Louisiana.
- The death of Osama bin Laden a very famous criminal was also recorded and covered on TV by him
As of 2023 his net worth is around 3 million dollars and is expected to increase in the future as he is still working and has not taken a retirement. His major earnings are through his career in journalism and reporting. Other earnings are through his post as the senior correspondent.