Rick Leventhal Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Aug, 2018
Facts of Rick Leventhal
Date of Birth: 1960 , January-24
Age: 59 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Rick Leventha
Birth Name Richard Gary Leventhal
Nick Name Richard
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Christian County
Ethnicity White
Profession Senior Correspondent, Fox News Channel
Working For Senior Correspondent, Fox News Channel
Net Worth $20 million
Girlfriend Lauren Sivan
Married Yes
Married to Penny Daniels,Beth Shak ( 2016
Children Veronica and Shoshana
Divorce Penny Daniels
Education American University
Siblings Scott Leventhal and a younger sister named Leigh Leventhal
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Richard Gary Leventhal, age 57, 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.

Early life and Education

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 B.A in broadcast journalism.

Professional career

Rick Leventhal began his journalism career as New York-based senior correspondent for Fox News Channel based in, 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. At 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 the France during the deadly attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015. At the same year, Rick also reported live coverage of the shooting of Alison Parker, a WSBJ-TV reporter and camera operator Adam Ward.

Personal life and Affair

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 of divorced. She lives with her two children in Bethesda, Maryland.

Consequently, Rick Leventhal also had a relationship with 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 at 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. The couple has no any children yet.

Net worth and Height

Information regarding Rick Leventhal’s net worth and salary are to be revealed in any social networks. However, his current wife has the net worth of around $20 million. She even owns 1200 pairs of shoes worth about a million. He is tall, standing at the height of 5 feet 10 inches.


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