Geraldo Rivera Net Worth: Geraldo Rivera is an American attorney, journalist, author, reporter, and talk show host who has a net worth of $15 million dollars. A journalist, host, attorney, and writer, Geraldo Rivera first rose to prominence in the 70's and 80's, winning awards for his investigative journalism reports on abused patients, John Lennon's death, and Elvis Presley's death. He went on to host a number of talk shows, and is currently the host of "Geraldo at Large" on Fox.
Born Gerald Michael Riviera on July 4, 1943, in New York City, he is well known among talk show audiences for hosting the talk show Geraldo from 1987 to 1998. Whereas today, he is the host of the newsmagazine program Geraldo at Large and appears regularly on Fox News Channel. He first started his professional career back in 1970, with the news show WABC-TV before making his own eponymous show, which garnered him a loyal following. Actually a lawyer, Rivera made a name for himself and earned fame and money from his engagements as a journalist. It was in 2001 that he joined Fox TV as a war correspondent, a position that he held until the mid 2000s. Later on, Rivera started the program Geraldo at Large that is still on air during weekends. Having established himself as a distinguished journalist, he received various accolades for his journalistic contributions. Geraldo Rivera won seven Emmy awards, as well as a Peabody award for his report on abused and neglected mentally retarded patients. Away from his press-like duties, he married for the fifth time in 2003, this time to Erica Levy. The two have a daughter together, whereas Levy has four other children from previous marriages.