Rick Romo Biography
Rick Romo was an NBC News Television writer and producer. He was a west coast news producer on the TODAY show. He joined NBC in 1979 and worked with TODAY for more than 30 years. During his tenure, Romo covered news that interested viewers all over the world, from O.J. Simpson’s 1995 trial to West Coast earthquakes to perennial red carpet events.
His work on the red carpet earned him warm regard from many of the celebrities he met, including one Hollywood great who also became a great friend to him, the late acting and dancing legend Fred Astaire.
Rick Romo Age
He passed away in June 2021. He was 62 years old.
Rick Romo Wife
Rick Romo was married to his wife, Carol Romo, for 40 years.
Rick Romo Children
Rick did not have any children.
Rick Romo Family
Rick Romo is survived by his wife of 40 years, Carol, his brothers, Jim and Dan, and his sister, Diana.
Rick Romo Death
On June 28, 2021, it was revealed on the TODAY show that Rick Romo had passed away over the weekend, at the age of 62. His colleagues in Los Angeles described the talented writer and producer as “a ray of positivity,” “light and love,” “the most-loved person in the newsroom” and “always the calm in the storm.”
Carson Daly said on TODAY: “He was a great storyteller; he was incredibly funny. Ric knew everybody on the NBC lot — they knew him — he knew the security guards and all the way up to Johnny Carson himself. He brought a smile to everybody’s face, literally just when Ric walked in the door.”
Rick Romo Cause of Death
Rick Romo’s cause of death was not revealed.