Rick Leventhal

Personal details

Richard Gary Leventhal was born on 24th January 1960. He was born in Kentucky, U.S. He is 5 feet and 10 inches tall. His star sign is Aquarius. He is professionally known with the name Rick Leventhal. He is of White ethnicity. He is North American. He is a well known American reporter. He went to Montgomery Blair High School. He attended American University in Washington, D.C. He graduated with a degree in B.A. in Broadcast Journalism.

He was born to Carol Leventhal and Allan Leventhal, a retired psychologist. He has a sister younger to him named Leigh Leventhal and an older brother named Scott Leventhal. He is 48 years old now. He has always covered a broad spectrum of stories for Fox News. He recently took a ride in an F-15.

Coming to his personal life, Rick announced his engagement with his girlfriend Lauren Sivan in the year 2006, but it got cancelled. He eloped with Beth Shak to Las Vegas and got married. Beth Shak is a famous poker queen. She has been playing poker professionally since 2004.

She is a handbag and shoe expert. She is a philanthropist. She has a clothing business for 10 years. The relationship started to fail and they filed a divorce. He was also married to Penny Daniels, who was a former TV news anchor, but got divorced. She hosted a TV show called a Current Affair. He and Penny has been blessed with two beautiful daughters named, Shoshana and Veronica.


AS per his biography, Rick Leventhal has been a senior correspondent for the Fox News Channel located in New York since 1997. He was a local news correspondent for 10 years. He was anchoring and reporting in markets such as South Carolina, Miami, Florida, Chicago and many more. In 2005, he reported live from France to cover the deadly attacks in Paris.

In 2015, he reported live from Israel/Gaza conflict from the Israel border itself. Rick has also covered the Boston Marathon Bombing, the death and funeral of Pope John Paul II and the selection of the successor in the Vatican City. He has live covered and reported natural disasters like the Hurricane Sandy, Andrew, Hugo and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. He has travelled to war zones more than a dozen times.

Rick has extensively covered the Middle East. He has also contributed to the special Fox news reporting - Timeline of Hurricane Katrina. He has contributed in covering the 9/11 attacks. He contributed in providing live coverage of flooding in Louisiana. He also covered 2010's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. He reported live, the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Rick has been to war zones such as Afganistan, Iraq, Albania and Israel. He also reported the Annual New York Auto Show 2014. He was on- air reporter for WSVN-TV in Miami and WFLD-TV in Chicago. He was in a News TV series After the Bell.

Rick Leventhal has earned a Net worth of around $20 million. Rick has 54,565 followers on Twitter. He has Facebook presence too and is active on social media. He has over 2k followers on Instagram.

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2020

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