Date of birth: July 4, 1943 (Age 76)
Full name: Gerald Michael Rivera
Born place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5’ 10” (177 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Hair color: Brown/Grey
Eye color: Dark Brown
Geraldo Rivera (spelt Riviera at birth) is a foremost talk show host and one of the most renowned in America. He is a respected attorney of law, author and news reporter with half a century of experience and an AMLA Award in his bunker.
Unsatisfied with the jobs he had with his business administration degree, he attended Brooklyn Law School. He first gained some attention frequently representing Harlem-based, mostly Hispanic activist group, young Lords. After a summer coaching on broadcast journalism at Columbia, he began reporting for WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News in 1970.
Gerald has gained such eminence in America journalism sphere with Geraldo, his talk show that ran for 11 years from 1987. He was also host of Geraldo at Large (2005-14) and The Five (2011-date) both on Fox News. He has written 8 books till date and also has a knack of appearing in films such as Contact (1997) and All About Steve (2009).
Even at his grand old age, Geraldo is still very much active. He does his optimum best to keep in good shape even since the surgeries he has done. In 2009, he had an operation for knee replacement and later, had another surgery for his back.
He occasionally smokes and has 2 tattoos; one each on the deltoid region of his upper arms. He maintains his slim shape and remarkable fitness by regularly hitting the gym and working out. He also keeps a well-known handlebar moustache along with his red tinted glasses.