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Rick Leventhal Net Worth: How Rich is Kelly Dodd’s Husband?



Rick Leventhal Net Worth

Rick Leventhal is an American reporter, who served as a senior correspondent for Fox News Channel for over two decades. Richard has spent a decade in local news working as a reporter and anchor in different cities like Columbia, Spartanburg, West Palm Beach, Miami, and New York. As of 2023, Rick Leventhal net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

Who is Rick Leventhal?

Full Name Richard Gary Leventhal
Date of Birth January 24, 1960
Place of Birth Christian County, Kentucky
Occupation Anchor, reporter
Wife Kelly Dodd
Net Worth $3 million

Rick Leventhal is a reporter who worked for the Fox News Channel. He is also known for being the husband of famous reality TV star Kelly Dodd.

Richard Gary Leventhal was born on January 24, 1960, in Christian County, Kentucky. He was born as a younger son of a retired psychologist, Dr. Allan Leventhal, and retired director of Greenbelt Cares, Carol Leventhal. Rick grew up with three siblings.

Regarding his education, he attended Montgomery Blair High School and graduated in 1978. Following that, he joined the American University where he received a graduate degree in broadcast journalism.

Rick Leventhal Net Worth and How He Made Money?


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Rick has earlier worked as a reporter for many years and has reported from war zones many times. He has been to Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, Albania, and Macedonia during wartime covering the hot news. In 2011, he went on 2 trips to Libya. Likewise, he stayed nine weeks in Iraq and Kuwait in 2003. During the time he stayed in Iraq and Kuwait, he embedded with U. S. Marine Corps’ 3rd L.A.R. and crossed the border, and advanced to the outskirts of Baghdad.

Rick also became one of the first reporters to cover the news at the World Trade Center during the September 11 attack. He was in fact the first reporter to go live before the towers collapsed to the ground. Following year, he visited Bahrain and embedded with Marines at Camp Rhino. He also covered the live coverage of the Louisiana flood. Likewise, he covered the major news regarding the death of Osama Bin Laden.

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Rick also spent significant time covering the news of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. That same year, he covered the devastating earthquake news in Haiti, and cover the death and funeral of the former head of the Catholic Church, Pope John Paul II. In June 1997, he joined the Fox News Channel as a senior correspondent. He worked for Fox News until June 2021.

A year back in 2020 before his departure from Fox, he had requested the network to relocate his workplace to California so that he would spend more time with his wife, Dodd. The shocking news of his exit from Fox came after one day when his wife, Kelly revealed that she would not appear on the sixth season of Bravo’s show “The Real Housewives of Orange County”. Kelly revealed that she and Rick both had contracted Lyme disease.

Rick Leventhal’s Wife and Personal Life


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Rick Leventhal is currently married to RHOC star, Kelly Dodd. He married Dodd in 2020. Rick put a marriage proposal to Kelly on November 13, 2019, and the pair turned into a married couple on October 10, 2020. Rick was previously married to Penny Daniels and Beth Shak.

His first wife, Penny was an on-air reporter for Miami-based station, WSVN-TV. He shares two daughters with Penny. Rick’s second wife, Beth Shak is a professional poker player, with whom he separated just after three months of marriage in April 2017. 

Rick Leventhal Net Worth Timeline

Year Rick Leventhal Net Worth (estimated)
2019 $1.7 million
2020 $2.2 million
2021 $2.6 million
2022 $3 million

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Rick Leventhal’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million as of 2023. He reportedly has a condo in NYC which he listed on sale for $825,000.

In 2020, Rick and his wife, Kelly shifted to a rented Newport Beach Mansion for which, they had to pay $10,000 per month. On the other hand, his wife Kelly Dodd has an estimated net worth of around $10 million.

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