Adrienne Bolling is best known for being the wife of Eric Bolling, a popular American TV host, writer and supporter President Donald Trump. Little is known about Adrienne, as she’s tried to keep information about herself low-key. Let’s find out what is known about her age, net worth, family, etc.
Early life and family
Adrienne J. Leventhal was born on 10 June 1968, in Chicago, Illinois USA, so under the sign of Gemini and holding American nationality. As she has always been a very secretive person, nothing at all is known about her childhood and youth except, that she spent it in her hometown of Chicago; there are no details about her parents, and siblings or other relatives, as neither Adrienne nor her husband Eric ever mentioned anything about them.
The only thing known is that Adrienne’s family was very religious, and so is Adrienne herself; both Adrienne and Eric are devoted Catholics.
Adrienne matriculated from Loyola Academy, Wilmette, Illinois – which is a private Jesuit college-preparatory school – in 1986. Further information about her education is unknown; neither Adrienne, nor her husband Eric Bolling ever mentioned any details about a degree.
Adrienne has never shared any information about her career, so nothing at all is known about her working experience. It seems that she takes care of their family house, being a fulltime housewife.
Personal life, husband Eric Bolling
Adrienne met her future husband Eric Bolling when they were studying in the same high school. They have been friends ever since, but started dating when Eric was far from being famous. It is known that he held the position of a commodities trader working at the New York Mercantile Exchange, which specialized in trading crude oil, natural gas, gold, silver, etc. They married on 4 October 1997, and in a year the couple welcomed their first and only son, Eric Chase Bolling. Even though Eric had a very busy schedule, he always tried to find time to spend it with his family. He often took them to various countries, such as Italy, Mexico and many others, to show them the world and enjoy their time together.
He even switched off all his gadgets to stay attentive to his family in the short hours he had for them.
Eric Bolling – successful career
Speaking about Adrienne’s husband Eric Bolling and his career, it is worth mentioning that he has always been a Republican. Born on 2 March 1963, Eric graduated from Rollins College located in Winter Park, Florida, obtaining a BA in economics, and playing baseball in the college team. Right after his graduation he became a commodities trader, and then the position of a strategic adviser on the board of directors at the CME Group Inc. – Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade, then NYMEX, “New York Mercantile Exchange”.
In 2006 Eric was invited to CNBC to develop the trading talk show “Fast Money”. In 2007 Eric left CNBC and accepted the offer of Fox Business Network as a financial analysist, and becoming the host of the “Happy Hour” business show. In 2011 he criticized Barack Obama for inviting Ali Bongo Ondimba, the president of Gabon, to the White House, saying in his Twitter: ‘Guess who’s coming to dinner? A dictator’.
In 2017 Eric was appointed to the position of the co-host of the show “Fox News Specialists”, along with Eboni Williams and Katherine Timpf.
He is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers “Wake Up America: The Nine Virtues That Made Our Nation Great—and Why We Need Them More Than Ever” (2016) and “The Swamp: Washington’s Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It” (2017).
In August 2017 the Huffington Post released the investigation into Bolling’s abusive behavior towards his female colleagues at Fox News. The report said that Eric was accused by several women of sending them his explicit photos, and for crude sexual advances. Eric’s attorney Michael J. Bowe managed to deal with all those accusations, and filed a lawsuit against Yashar Ali, the Huffington Post’s freelance writer.
According to Mr. Bowe’s requirements, Ali had to pay $50 million for the unfounded accusations. However, in September 2017 Eric Bolling was fired from Fox News, and the show “Fox News Specialists” was cancelled. Eric then was invited to work at CRTV, and signed the contract with them up to 2021.
Adrienne and Eric’s son’s death
Eric Chase Bolling, Adrienne and Eric’s only on, was a student at the University of Colorado. He was 19 years old when his father was fired from Fox News after being accused of sexual harassment. A lot of people consider that Eric Chase couldn’t stand the pressure of the situation, and that the scandal around his father caused his suicide. On 8 September 2017 Eric Chase’s body was found on his bed by one of his friends.
I miss you more than words my best friend, beautiful son, my reason.
— Eric Bolling?? (@ericbolling) July 31, 2019
Adrienne and Eric arriving home from their date when they got the call from the police. The next day Eric Bolling posted on his Twitter: ‘Authorities have informed us there is no sign of self-harm at this point. Autopsy will be next week. Please, respect our grieving period’. The autopsy revealed that Eric Chase died from a drug overdose, taking a severe mixture of marijuana, cocaine, fentanyl and cyclopropyl (two strong opioids) and Xanax. Death inevitably came right after the drugs spread through Eric’s bloodstream. Fentanyl is reported to be 50 times stronger and more dangerous than heroin, and even 100 times heavier than morphine.
Adrienne and Eric seem to never recovered from their loss – they can be seen smiling on the photos taken a year after their son’s death. The still attend St. Patrick’s Cathedral on a daily basis, lighting candles and praying for their son’s soul, while they can also be seen attending mass each Sunday. It is worth saying that Eric Bolling’s young cousin named Christopher also committed suicide in April 2019. Eric is an activist of the organizations which help to prevent suicide among young people, however, it couldn’t save his family from another loss.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
Little is known about Adrienne’s hobbies, except that she likes swimming and enjoying her spare time at the beach. She likes various cocktails with Martini.
Social media presence
Adrienne is not at all active on social media platforms, such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, whereas her husband Eric Bolling is quite a public figure, so is very active on his Twitter profile, having 1.1 million readers there and on his Instagram account which is followed by almost 100,000 subscribers. Eric also has a personal website which promotes his books “Wake Up America” and “The Swamp”.
Appearance, clothing style
Adrienne has naturally straight fair hair, which she always bleaches platinum blonde, and she wears side bangs; she has blue eyes. She is 5ft 4ins (1.67m) tall and weighs around 134lbs (61kgs); her vital statistics are not available at the moment, though one can see that she has quite a slender figure.
As to her clothing style, she likes the casual look, often wearing jeans, blouses and T-shirts; she also likes to dress up in cocktail dresses whenever she accompanies her husband to various events and official dinners. She has a necklace of a black ribbon and round silver pendant which she wears almost always during the last several years.
Net worth and salary
Little is known about the net worth of Adrienne, however authoritative sources estimate her husband’s net worth to be around $25 million in which she no doubt shares. Eric Bolling is a popular political commentator, TV host and writer, who has accumulated an impressive amount of money working hard on multiple TV channels, and selling his books around the world. As he is signed to his channel CRTV (which is now the part of the Blaze Media) his net worth is going to grow in future.