Geraldo Rivera Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Geraldo Rivera Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight71 kg
Date of BirthJuly 4, 1943
Zodiac SignCancer
SpouseErica Levy

Geraldo Rivera is an American journalist, political commentator, television host, attorney, and writer who became famous for hosting shows like The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults (1986) and Geraldo (1987-1998). He has more than 400k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Gerald Michael Riviera

Nick Name

Geraldo, Jerry

Geraldo Rivera as seen in 2008
Geraldo Rivera as seen in 2008 (SRintoul at English Wikipedia / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.5)

Sun Sign


Born Place

New York City, New York, United States





Journalist, Television Host, Political Commentator, Writer, Attorney




5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Geraldo has dated –

  1. Margaret KemperĀ 
  2. Chris Evert
  3. Marion Javits
  4. Bette Midler
  5. Judy Collins
  6. Linda Coblentz (1965-1969) – Geraldo was married to Linda Coblentz from 1965 to 1969.
  7. Edith Vonnegut (1971-1975) – His 2nd marriage to Edith Vonnegut lasted from December 14, 1971, until 1975.
  8. Jane Fonda
  9. Sherryl Raymond (1976-1984) – He got hitched to Sherryl Raymond on December 31, 1976. They welcomed son Gabriel Miguel on July 2, 1979. However, their marriage ended in divorce in 1984.
  10. C.C. Dyer (1987-2000) – On July 11, 1987, Rivera tied the knot with C.C. Dyer. He is the father of daughters Isabella Holmes (b. November 7, 1992) and Simone Cruickshank (b. 1994). The couple parted ways in 2000.
  11. Erica Levy (2003-Present) – Geraldo and Erica Levy got married on August 10, 2003. His wife gave birth to daughter Solita Liliana on August 2, 2005.
  12. He has a son named Cruz Rivera (b. 1987) from an unidentified woman.
Geraldo Rivera as seen at the White House in 2011
Geraldo Rivera as seen at the White House in 2011 (Mark Taylor / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Hispanic and White)

He has Puerto Rican ancestry on his father’s side and is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

However, his hair has turned salt-and-pepper with his advancing age.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Striking mustache

Geraldo Rivera as seen in the 1970s news magazine Good Night America
Geraldo Rivera as seen in the 1970s news magazine Good Night America (ABC Television / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Geraldo Rivera Facts

  1. He released his controversial autobiography, Exposing Myself in 1991.
  2. Geraldo has competed in reality shows such as Dancing with the Stars andĀ The Celebrity Apprentice.
  3. He enjoys sailing.
  4. He has publicly backed ill-reputed celebrities like Matt Lauer, Ghislaine Maxwell, Donald Trump, etc.
  5. On January 13, 2021, Geraldo spoke about Donald Trump that he should be impeached and further said that Trump should apologize to the families of those who lost their lives.

Featured Image by SRintoul at English Wikipedia / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.5

Did we miss anyone?


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here