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Rick Leventhal Net Worth: How Rich is Rick Leventhal in 2020?



Rick Leventhal is an American reporter known to many as the fiance of Kelly Dodd. He is a senior correspondent for Fox News Channel based in New York City. As of 2020, Rick Leventhal net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Early Life and Family

Rick was born on January 24, 1960, in Christian County, Kentucky to Dr. Allan Leventhal and Carol Leventhal. His father is a retired psychologist while his mother is a retired director of Greenbelt Cares. Rick also has two siblings on his family; one older brother Scott Leventhal and a sister named Leigh.

Rick went to Montgomery Blair High School where he completed his high school in 1978. He then graduated with a B.A. in broadcast journalism from American University.



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Rick’s career in journalism started in 1987. His first job was with local news channel where he reported and anchored in markets in various places including South Carolina, Florida, Miami, New York City, and Chicago.

After 10 years of working with the local news, he decided to join Fox News. He has been to war zones for more than 20 times, including five trips to Iraq, four trips to Afghanistan, eight to Israel, and two trips to Libya. He was one of the first reporters on the scene at the World Trade Center on 9/11 and the first to go live before the towers fell to the ground.

Rick’s other work includes providing live coverage of flooding in Louisiana, the killing of Osama bin Laden and the 10-year commemoration of 9/11. Over the course of 24 years of reporting, Rick has been dispatched to numerous natural disasters riding out major hurricanes including Katrina, Andrew, Rita, and Higo. In 2010, he also went to Haiti for the coverage of the devastating earthquake and also to Vatican City to cover the death and funeral of Pope John Paul II.

Is Rick Leventhal Married?

Rick Leventhal and Kelly Dodd

Rick has been married twice and both ended in divorce. His first marriage was with Penny Daniels who was also an on-air reporter for WSVN-TV in Miami and WFLD-TV in Chicago. With Daniels, he has two daughters named Veronica and Shoshana.

On June 9, 2016, he married Beth Shak. Their marriage also ended in divorce after Beth filed for divorce citing “irreconcilable differences”.

Rick is now engaged to Kelly Dodd. She is one of the cast members on the reality television show “Real Housewives of Orange Country”. He proposed to Kelly Dodd on November 13, 2019. The lovely couple are now moving into a new home in Southern California.

Rick Leventhal Net Worth: $5 million

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