Last Updated: 06 Oct, 2023 | Views: 144
Other Profession(s): Writer, Talk Show Host, Attorney
Famous For: Co-host of The Five on Fox News Channel
Higher Education: University of Arizona (BS), Brooklyn Law School (JD)
Net Worth: $15 Million Approx.
Geraldo Rivera is an attorney, author and journalist from the United States. He’s been in this career for just over 50 years. During that time, he was able to become a well known figure through multiple other platforms like hosting talk shows and doing political commentary.
Geraldo Rivera Career:
In 1970, Rivera was hired by WABC-TV to work as an Eyewitness News reporter.
In 1973, Rivera recorded the premiere of Good Night America.
In 1983, The term "AIDS" was first used by Rivera on American network television.
In May 1983, Rivera spoke with Ken Ramsauer on 20/20. Four days later, Ramsauer, who was 27, passed away.
In 1986, Rivera emceed The Mystery of Al Capone's Vaults.
Geraldo Rivera Talk shows:
In 1987, Rivera founded and presented the daytime discussion show Geraldo, which ran for 11 years.
From 1994 to 2001: Rivera presided over Rivera Live, a CNBC nightly news program.
2009's My Name is Earl saw Rivera portraying himself.
Geraldo Rivera Fox News:
In 2008, Rivera's book, HisPanic: Why Americans Fear Hispanics in the U.S., was published.
In 2012, Rivera started a daily radio discussion show on New York's WABC (770 AM).
In 2015, Rivera participated in the 14th season of The Celebrity Apprentice in 2015.
In 2016, The 22nd season of Dancing with the Stars, Rivera participated in competitions with professional dancer Edyta Liwiska.
Geraldo Rivera Personal Life:
Geraldo has five children from five different marriages. He was married to Linda Coblentz from 1965 to 1969, Edith Vonnegut from 1971 to 1975, Sherryl Raymond from 1976 to 1984, C.C. Dyer from 1987 to 2002, and Erica Michelle Levy from 2003 to present.