Richard Gary Leventhal is a popular American reporter. He is known as ‘Rick Leventhal’. He became famous after he was appointed as a senior correspondent for Fox News. Rick spent ten years of his career as local news, anchor. He reported in markets of West Palm Beach, Florida; Miami; Chicago; and New York City, Columbia, South Carolina; Spartanburg, South Carolina.
The American reporter went to the combat zones of Iraq(five trips), Afghanistan(four trips), Israel(eight trips), Libya(two trips) to cover news for Fox News. In 2003, he got connected with the United States Marine Corps’ 3rd L.A.R., in Kuwait and Iraq.
He crossed the borders and headed towards the outskirts of Baghdad. He was the first one of the very few reporters who covered the scenes at the World Trade Centre during the “9/11 attacks”. He was also the first one to go live when the towers fell to the ground.
Rick Leventhal’s Net Worth
According to sources, Rick is expected to have a net worth of around $3 million. He earns around $100 thousand. This is the salary he earns from Fox News Channel. Rick also sold his NYC apartment for $825,000.
Rick Leventhal Biography
Rick was born on the 24th of January 1960 in Christian County, Kentucky, U.S. She was born as a second child among the three siblings. Rick went to Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. He finished his graduation from American University in Washington, D.C, and earned a degree in broadcast journalism.
Rick Leventhal Career
He joined Fox News in 1977 and became famous as a reporter. He covered various events risking his life. Rick covered the killing of Osama Bin Laden, and the 10-year commemoration of 9/11. He also covered flooding in Louisiana. He is a Republican. He spent notable time covering the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Rick also covered the cataclysmic earthquake in Haiti and also went to the Vatican City to cover the funeral of Pope John Paul II. Rick has a career span of 24 years of his career as a reporter and was dispatched to various natural disasters.
Rick Leventhal Relationships
Rick got married to Penny Daniels. The couple was blessed with two daughters Veronica and Shoshana. Veronica worked as a social worker, advocate, and activist. Rick and Daniels got divorced but they are still close to each other as friends and are co-parenting their daughters. On June 9, 2016, Rick got married to Beth Shak who is a professional poker player.
Rick and Beth stayed together for 9 months and broke up after a short time. Beth filed for divorce after 9 months of their marriage. After a short period, Rick proposed to the controversial RHOC star Kelly Dodd. He proposed to her on November 13, 2019, and got married on 10 October 2020. Kelly and Rick are still in love and are leading a happy married life.