Rick Campanelli Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 06 Sep, 2017
Facts of Rick Campanelli
Date of Birth: 1970 , January-5
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Rick Campanelli
Birth Name Richard Adam Matthew Campanelli
Nick Name Rick "The Franchise" Campanelli Ricky
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Hamilton, Canada
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity white
Profession television and radio personality
Married Yes
Married to Angie Smith (m. 2012), Ashley Kirk (m. 20022009)
Children Noah Campanelli
Education Brock University
Awards MuchMusic's MuchTemp contest in 1994
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47 years old Rick Campanelli one of the famous Canadian television host who gained popularity from his music television channel, Much Music in the 1990s, where he was also a fan favorite. After that, he became the host of several TV shows such as Deal or No Deal Canada and Entertainment Tonight. Likewise, he made his unusual appearance in 1999 comedy film Superstar.

Early life and Education

Rick Campanelli was born on January 5, 1970, in Hamilton Ontario, Canada in a middle family. He has four children and is the last of four siblings born to his parents. Regarding his ethnicity and nationality, he is a mixed Canadian.

Rick Campanelli completed his schooling from St. Mary Catholic Secondary School. Later on, Rick moved to Brock University and earned a degree in Physical Education.

Career and Path

The radio personality, Rick Campanelli started his journalism career after overcoming MuchMusic Temp contest in 1994. In the beginning, Campanelli was nicknamed The Temp after getting more attention of people from Much Music franchise.

Rick Campanelli served as a co-host, a video jockey, and writer in MuchMusic Radio Countdown. In addition to his journalism career, he also featured briefly in the comedy Superstar. In August 2005, he gave his final performance in Much Music.

After leaving MuchMusic, Rick Campanelli served as ET Canadian's reporter, which launched on September 12, 2005. Moreover, he also worked as an announcer for the Hamilton Tiger-Cast, a CFL team, for a year. He then became the host of Global Deal or No Deal Canada and also worked in the various organization such as Big brother/Big sister, World Vision Canada, Kids help phone and others.

In February 2016, Toronto Radio station made public that he will move to the station as co-host with Melanie Mariani and Fred Kennedy.

Personal life and Affair

Rick Campanelli was married to his girlfriend Ashley Kirk in 2002. The couple has a son named Noah Campanelli. However, the couple got a divorce after seven years of marriage. Her ex-wife Kirk is an American actress plus model with the nickname of Kim who is currently dating an old businessman of Melbourne named, Geoffrey Edelsten.

Latterly, Rick Campanelli tied the knot with his second wife Angie Campanelli in 2012. The couple has also two children named Jack Campanelli and Harison Campanelli. The couple fell in love and were introduced closely to each other from Much Music, while he was working as a host.

Angie is working as a senior segment producer for The Marilyn Denis Show. Now the couple is happy and having a great time with their two children.

Net worth and Body Measurement

The renowned face of Canada, Rick Campanelli has an estimated net worth of around $36 million. He stands at the height of 1.73m/ 5 feet 8 inches.