Linda Coblentz : Facts About Geraldo Rivera's Ex-wife

Linda Coblentz is popularly known as the first wife of Geraldo Rivera. Geraldo Rivera is a well-known American Journalist, author, attorney and television personality. Geraldo is not only popular because
he is a television personality, but also because he happens to be on his fifth marriage with a woman
31 years younger than him which is not so unusual in this generation just a tad bit shocking for his
age but hey, we do not judge here.

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Linda Coblentz is one of the individuals whose marriage shot them into fame. She was a low profile person until she got married to Geraldo.

In this article, we have all we could possibly find about Linda Coblentz, including her marriage to Geraldo. Keep reading to be informed..

Linda Coblentz : Bio Summary

Full NameLinda Coblentz
Famous asEx-wife of Geraldo Rivera
Age75 years old at the time of death
Date of BirthDecember 29, 1945
Place of Birth  United States of America
Zodiac signCapricorn
Children 2

Linda Coblentz Age, Nationality, Wikipedia

Linda Coblentz was born December 29, 1945 and would have been 76 years old in 2022, if she was alive. She was born in Louisa, KY to the late Rev. Claude and Thelma J. {Gilkerson} McComas. She is an American by nationality. She died in January 2021 at age 75, cause of her death is unknown and may be considered a natural death.

She did not disclose any information regarding her childhood and education. She seem to be someone who loved being low profile, so she hid most of her personal data from the public.

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Geraldo on the other hand was born as Gerald Michael Riviera on the 4th of July, 1943 in Brooklyn,
New York City, in the United States of America. His zodiac sign is Cancer. Geraldo Rivera is currently
79 years old.
Geraldo is known for hosting his show, “The Geraldo Rivera show” for over a decade.

Linda Coblentz and Geraldo Rivera

Linda met Geraldo at the University of Arizona in the mid 1960’s and the duo got married shortly
after, in 1965. Not long after their marriage in ‘69, the couple got a divorce. The former couple did not have any children together.
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Currently, Geraldo Rivera is married to Erica Michelle Rivera. Geraldo met Erica in 2001 when she was working on his CNBC show as a producer. She was 26 at the time and he was 58. They started dating shortly after the show and in two years, they got married in a Jewish ceremony in New York City, spending their honeymoon in south of France. According to wedding notice, Erica quit working at CNBC before getting married to him and is now a documentary producer.

Linda Coblentz Ex-husband

Rumor states that Linda Coblentz’s ex-husband Geraldo Rivera has five children with different women.
This is not so surprising considering the fact that Geraldo is currently on his fifth marriage.

Who are Geraldo Rivera’s children?

As stated earlier, Geraldo has five children. They are: Gabriel Miguel, Cruz Grant Rivera, Isabella Holmes, Simone Cruickshank, and Solita Liliana Rivera. Gabriel Miguel, the first and oldest was born in 1979. He is currently on his third marriage with Sherryl Raymond. Back in 2012, Rivera publicly admitted that his oldest son was “ashamed” of him after he made controversial remarks about Trayvon Martin and his hoodie.
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Geraldo’s second son is Cruz Grant Rivera. He was born in 1987. However, the identity of his mother
has not been made known to the public. Cruz Grant has three children whose names he has hidden
from the public eye. In 2018 and 2019 Cruz was arrested in New York City and that made him a little more famous since that incident made the headlines.

Gerald’s fourth wife Cynthia Cruickshank gave birth to Isabella Holmes and Simone Cruickshank his third and fourth children. They were both born in 1992 and 1994 respectively. Rivera’s last daughter is Solita Liliana Rivera. Solita was born in 2005 to his current wife Erica Michelle Levy, now Erica Michelle Rivera. Solita, affectionately called “Sol” is steadily taking after her Geraldo making him very proud father and he is quick to make it known in his posts online.

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Geraldo Rivera seems to have lived a very fulfilling life with a lot of experience as a well-known
American Journalist, author, attorney and television personality.
Rumor has is that Linda Coblentz on the other hand is dead, and was succeeded by her two children and husband.

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