Geraldo Rivera net worth

Geraldo Rivera net worth

Net Worth: $15 Million

About Geraldo Rivera

Geraldo Rivera net worth

It has been stated that the overall sum of Geraldo Rivera net worth today reaches as high as 15 million dollars. He has earned such an amount of money through his various appearances on TV screens, as well as being an author, lawyer, talk show host, reporter and journalist. Geraldo Rivera is a host of his own show called “Geraldo at Large” and he is also a frequent guest on Fox News Channel. These involvements have also served as important sources of Geraldo Rivera net worth. In 1987, Geraldo Rivera came to attention when he started to host his first show called “Geraldo”, which ran till 1998.

Geraldo Rivera was born in 1943 in New York City. His mother was working as a waitress, whereas his father was a cab driver as well as a worker at a restaurant. Geraldo Rivera grew up in a Jewish household. When he graduated from high school, Geraldo Rivera entered the University of Arizona, where he excelled in sports. Between the period of 1961-1963, he was a student at the State University of New York Maritime College, where he continued this career in sports, as he was a member of the school’s rowing team.

In 1969, Geraldo Rivera graduated from Brooklyn Law School. In the same year, he began to study at the University of Pennsylvania. His first involvement before starting his career on TV was working as a lawyer in various institutions, such as New York City Police Department and the National Lawyers Guild.

In 1970, Geraldo Rivera started to appear on TV and this involvement became one of the main sources of accumulating Geraldo Rivera net worth. In that year, he was hired as a reporter for the show called “Eyewitness News” on the WABC-TV channel.

In 1972, he became a national star when he reported the story about neglect of patients suffering from intellectual disabilities at Willowbrook State School. His report was even awarded with the Peabody Award. Soon, he became a guest star on various ABC programs, such as “Nightline” and “20/20”.

In addition, Geraldo Rivera has collaborated with musician John Lennon, with whom he organized a concert called “One to One” dedicated to patients from Willowbrook State School. Geraldo Rivera has also appeared in a movie about John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono, called “The U. S. vs John Lennon”. Thus, his relationship with the musician was quite close and strong.

Now you have an idea why Geraldo Rivera net worth is this huge

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