Maria Owings Shriver AKA Maria Shriver was born on 6th November 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America which makes Maria Shriver age of 61 years old now. She is the second and only daughter of the politician Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver. She follows mixed ethnicity. She is a roman catholic and belongs to German ancestry through her father and Irish ancestry through her mother. She also follows smaller amounts of English, Scottish, French Huguenot and Dutch ancestry. She is the niece of United States President John F. Kennedy, U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy.
Education and Career
Shriver went to Westland Middle School in Bethesda, Maryland, a suburb of Washington D.C. and graduated from the Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda in 1973. Later, she studied at Manhattan College for two years and transferred in Georgetown University in Washington D.C. to receive her bachelor’s degree in arts majoring in American studies in June 1977. Same year, she started working as a desk assistant and associate producer in KWL News in Philadelphia.
Career and net worth : How much is Maria Shriver net worth?
In 1978, she was a producer of Evening Magazine for two years in WJZ TV. From 1981 to 1983, she was a national correspondent in PM magazine in Westinghouse Broadcasting. Likewise, from 1983 to 1986, she became a reporter and co-anchor in CBS Morning News. Then she moved to NBC News as a news correspondent, anchor and host for 17 years till 2004. She worked for less than a year in HBO as an executive producer in The Alzheimer’s project in 2009. From Nov 2003 to Dec 2010, she was a First Lady of California. Later, she was hired by ESPN for a year as an executive producer in 30 for 30 and Brave in the Attempt. She was also the executive producer in Sony Pictures Entertainment for a year till 2015. She is an author, journalist and activist of Maria Shriver. She is founder of Move for Minds in The Women’s Alzheimer’s Challenge. At present, Maria Shriver net worth is calculated to be more than 100 million dollars.
Personal Life : Who is Maria Shriver husband?
Talking about her married life, she got married to an Austrian actor and bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger on 26th April, 1986 in Hyannis, Massachusetts at the St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church. She gave birth to four kids. Maria Shriver children are named as Katherine, Christina, Patrick and Christopher. On 9th May 2011, the couple announced their separation and after few days, Arnold committed to take care of the children. Maria Shriver hired a divorce lawyer and officially got separated on 1st July 2011. After they split up, she purchased a new house of 10 million, three miles away from her former home with Arnold so that their children could visit their parent’s houses easily.