News4 Anchor Wendy Rieger dies at 65, Meet her Husband, Age, Family, Death Cause

Wendy Rieger is a well-known television anchor, reporter, and former radio host in the United States. She currently works as a news anchor for NBC4 Channel 4 at 5 p.m. Her voice and writing skills made her a rising celebrity on the radio previously.

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Wendy Rieger, longtime Channel 4 anchor in Washington, dies at 65

Wendy Rieger died April 16 at a hospice facility in Montgomery County, where she co-anchored the famous 5 p.m. newscast on Washington’s NBC station WRC (Channel 4) for more than 20 years, garnering a dedicated audience with her good-humored and well-crafted stories. She was 65 years old at the time.

Glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, was the cause.

Ms. Rieger, who has worked in broadcast journalism for almost four decades, has received numerous local Emmy Awards, including one for a report on Vietnam 20 years after the conflict. She made headlines when she underwent open-heart surgery in the fall of 2020 to treat a rapid heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) and a mitral valve problem. She was discovered with a brain tumor in May 2021 and had the majority of it surgically removed before retiring in December after 33 years at WRC.

Wendy Rieger Age, Family, and Early Life

She was born on April 18, 1956(65 years old), in Norkfold, Virginia in the United States. She was born and raised in Norkfold, Virginia by her parents. Wendy’s mum used to be an English teacher and a reading specialist, which helped her even more.

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Her dad was an airline pilot who titled her daughter “Wendy Bird.”At the age of 8 years old, her parents separated and divorced because of some unknown cause. It became a rough phase in Wendy’s life, and studying became her great escape.

Wendy Rieger Career, What was her profession?

At a certain point in her life, Wendy even thought that the acting was her true calling, and thus, she tried her luck just in case until she realized what she really needed to do. So far she has received 3 Emmy Awards for example one that she got because of a special report she shot while in Vietnam on home video 20 years after the war. Wendy came to News4 in 1988 serving as a general assignment reporter.

Wendy co-starred with the legend, Bob Denver, in a dinner theater production titled Play It Again, Sam. She always likes the whole idea of not having to expose herself physically while serving on the television. Wendy Going Green segments were very popular and were aired on all NBC stations across the nation.

Wendy Rieger Net Worth, How much does she earn?

At 5 p.m., she is an NBC4 News anchor. As a result, Wendy has amassed a sizable wealth throughout the years. Wendy’s net worth is estimated to be $817,377.

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Which school did she go to?

She studied at The Old Dominion University and The American University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Wendy Rieger Husband, What about her relationship?

Wendy Rieger was a married woman and is married to Sol Levine. He is a CNN producer. But Wendy, on the other hand, appears to have broken up with her spouse. Wendy mentioned a few break-ups and relationships in the interim.

She likes herself the majority of the time and prefers her own company to anything else, whether she is married or not. On January 27, 2017, she posted a photo of a man named Patrick.

Is she available on any kind of social media platform?

She is seen active on Instagram as nbcwendy with 6K+ followers. She is also available on Twitter with the handle @nbcwendy with 13K+ Followers.

Body Appearance of Wendy Rieger’s Height, Weight

HeightIn Feet: 5 Foot 4 Inches
Centimeter: 160 cm
Meter: 1.6 m
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
WeightKilogram: N / A
Pound: N / A
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Wendy Rieger’s which you should know

Age65 Years
Relationship StatusN / A