Rick Leventhal - Updated Jun 2024

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Rick Leventhal

Rick Leventhal is a very famous news reporter from the United States. Rick Leventhal is popular for his brave reporting on dangerous sites may it be in the field of natural disasters or wars. The journalist has been associated with different channels like Fox News Channel.

Early Life

Rick Leventhal was born on 24th January 1960, in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America. This makes him 63 years old as of 2023. His father’s name is Dr. Allan Leventhal, and his mother is Carol Leventhal. Dr. Allan is a retired psychologist and director of Greenbelt Cares.

And, he also has a brother named Scott and a younger sister named Leigh. He holds an American nationality and practices Christianity. Further, he belongs to the North American ethnicity. According to astrology, he has as his zodiac sign.


Talking about his formal educational status, he completed his schooling at Montgomery Blair High School in his hometown. And, he also accomplished his higher studies at an American university. He completed his B.A. degree in broadcast journalism from there.

Professional Life

Profession-wise Rick Leventhal is a reporter and one of the great ones in the industry. The gutsy reporter has made his name in the industry today after his amazing contribution. The reporter is famous for reporting into war zones just to cover the news. Following his works; he has covered wartime in Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, Albania, Macedonia, Kosovo, Libya, etc.

Rick Leventhal

Caption: Rick reporting in Haiti (Source: 315th Airlift Wing)

The brave journalist Rick Leventhal is also the first journalist to report the scene of terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on 11th September 2001. He was also the first to go live before the tower fell. Moreover, he has also covered other incidents like the live flooding of Louisiana, the killing of Osama Bin Laden along the 10-year commemoration of 9/11.

Moreover, the mission continued when he also went to Haiti the cover news regarding the devastating earthquake in 2010, along with coverage of the death and funeral of Pope John Paul II. Recently, he also took a ride in an F-15 with the Massachusetts Air National Guard.

Net Worth 2023

Rick Leventhal is living a comfortable life with his family. Thanks to the fame and fortune he has earned from his work as of today. Moreover, his total net worth is about $1 million US dollars as of 2022.

Personal Life

Moving on to the romantic and private life of Rick Leventhal, he is married. He has tied the knot with Kelly Dodd on October 10, 2020. They are leading a comfortable life. Apart from that, he was married twice before too.

His first wife was Penny Daniels. They had two children together; Veronica, and Shoshana. Penny was an on-air reporter for WSVN-TV in Miami, and WFLD-TV in Chicago.

Further, he also married Beth Shak on 9th June 2016 in Las Vegas. They too separated in April 2017 only after eight months of marriage. While he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have any kind of controversial events till today.

Rick Leventhal

Caption: Rick and Kelly Todd (Source: iRealHousewives)

Rick Leventhal – Body Measurements 

Rick Leventhal is very good-looking and has an amazing personality. The news reporter stands about 5 feet and 9 inches tall. While he weighs 68kg. Moreover, talking about the overall body measurement, the number ranges from 42 inches waist, 36 inches waist, and 37 inches hips. The color of his eyes is brown, and he has grey-colored hair.

Rick Leventhal – Social Media

Rick is also present on social media. He has a Facebook account under his name. While also has an Instagram account under his name @rickleventhal with 62.5k followers. Moreover, his Twitter account @RickLeventhal has 57k followers.