Rick Leventhal

Inside Biography

Richard Gary Leventhal, age 57, is known professionally as Rick Leventhal. He is an American reporter who has been serving for Fox News Channel based in New York as a correspondent since June 1997.

Christian County Born Rick Leventhal Grew Up With Two Siblings

Rick Leventhal was born on January 24, 1960, in Christian County, United States of America. He is the son of Allan Leventhal, a former psychologist, and Carol Leventhal, a former director of Greenbelt Cares.

Rick Leventhal belongs to American nationality. Ethnicity-wise, he is a North American. He has an elder brother named Scott Leventhal and a younger sister named Leigh Leventhal. He graduated from Montgomery Blair High School.

After completing Rick Leventhal’s high school, he moved to American University in Washington, D.C. where he did his graduation with a B.A in broadcast journalism.

Professional career

Rick Leventhal began his journalism career as a New York-based senior correspondent for Fox News Channel based, in 1997. He then went to Kuwait and Iraq for seven weeks, where he moved the Sinners and Saints of the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marines. Rick Leventhal was one of the first reporters on the scene at the World Trade Center on 9/11. 

Rick Leventhal also reported live from Louisiana covering the killing of Osama bin Laden. In 2010, he moved to Haiti after the devastating earthquake. In the same year, he also covered the death and funeral of Pope John Paul II in Vatican City.

More recently, Rick Leventhal provided live from France during the deadly attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015. In the same year, Rick also reported live coverage of the shooting of Alison Parker, a WSBJ-TV reporter and camera operator Adam Ward.

Collected $1 Million

The famous journalist Rick Leventhal has a net worth of $1 Million collected from his journalism career. His ex-wife, Beth Shak has a net worth of $20 million. She even owns 1200 pairs of shoes worth about a million. 

Engaged To Kelly Dodd After Two Divorce

The 59 years old, Rick Leventhal is engaged to Kelly Dodd after two months of a dating relationship. The lovebird shared the ring on October 10, 2019, and officiated about it through Instagram.

Faced Two Unsuccessful Married Life

The man who has a height of 5 feet 10 inches, Rick was previously married to Penny Daniels. His ex-wife is an American communications consultant, trainer, and retired television news anchor.

Rick and Penny have two daughters; Veronica and Shoshana. Unfortunately, they divorced but we are unknown and far from their official reason for divorce. She lives with her two children in Bethesda, Maryland.

Consequently, Rick Leventhal also had a relationship with his girlfriend, Lauren Sivan. The couple was engaged in September 2005. After that, they were planning to marry later in February 2006 that was postponed later.

However, Rick and Lauren canceled their wedding just a week before the date. He then organized his bachelor party in Los Angeles which was attended by his friends. 

Eventually, Rick Leventhal got married to Beth Shak on June 9, 2016. Their marriage ceremony was conducted in Las Vegas, attended by families and friends. However, their relationship also didn't work well, and divorce in 2017 after nine months of marriage.


by Bchrome, 04 Apr, 2017

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