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Who Is Matthew Mario Rivera? The Story Behind the Headlines

The Matthew Mario Rivera Backstory

Matthew Mario Rivera is the husband of NBC newscaster Kasie Hunt and works alongside his wife at the broadcasting company as a digital producer. He has also reported on major events and manages to find the time to hold down a role as a part-time professor at New York University.

The son of Daniel O. Rivera, a lieutenant in the New York Sheriff’s Office, and Loraine V. Vetter, a nurse in the Sienna Medical Center, Rivera was born in New York, and attended school Sachem High School, leaving in 2000. Gaining his degree in journalism, he joined NBC and The Wall Street Journal in 2004. Producing short videos, he found he had a talent for commercials, and juggled his time between reporting and video production, moving on to Meet the Press in 2010.

Rivera met his wife-to-be, Kasie Hunt, at the NBC offices in 2002, and over time their relationship went from friends to more, with him proposing in August 2016.


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What nationality is Matthew Mario Rivera?

Matthew is an American. He was born to both American parents in 1982, growing up in New York.

How old is Matthew Mario Rivera?

Matthew Mario Rivera was born in May 1982, making him 40 years old and a Taurean. This zodiac sign is well known for getting to the heart of the matter, and many journalists are born under the sign of the bull.

How tall is Matthew Mario Rivera?

He is 5 feet and 8 inches or 172 cm tall and weighs approximately 77 kilograms or 170 lbs.

What is Matthew Mario Rivera’s net worth?

It is estimated that Matthew has a net worth of around $2 million as he earns an average salary of $60,000 to $90,659 as a digital producer. His wife Kasie Hunt also makes a good income as a reporter. Her estimated net worth is $3 million.

Is Matthew Mario Rivera single or married?

Matthew is married to reporter Kasie Hunt. The couple first met when Matthew joined NBC News. Their relationship blossomed and he proposed to Kasie on August 13, 2016, getting married on May 6, 2017, in Shenandoah Woods in Virginia. They welcomed their first child after two years of being married, a little boy named Mars Hunt Rivera, saying: “We love him so much and can’t wait to see what joy he brings to our family of three.”



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What does Matthew Mario Rivera do for a living?

Matt has been working for NBC News since 2010. Before that, he first worked as a multimedia producer and reporter at The Wall Street Journal.

Is Kasie Hunt still married?

Kasie Hunt and Matt Rivera got married on May 6, 2017, and remain together after adding a little boy to their family in 2019.

What is Kasie Hunt’s son’s name?

Kasie Hunt gave birth to a baby boy on May 6, 2019, naming him  Mars Hunt Rivera. This unusual moniker suggests the lad will grow up to be a strong character – and this is what his proud parents said: “Mars must already have big things planned since he started life at nine-and-a-half pounds.”

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