Former First Lady of Calfornia Maria Shriver is an American Journalist, Activist, and author of six best-selling books. Further, Maria is an award-winning journalist and the author of books like What’s Heaven (2007). In addition, she is known for Dateline NBC (1992), 1986 (1986) and Weekend Today (1987).
Shriver was the wife of former Governor of California and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger. In fact, the couple was married for more than 25 years and has four children named Katherine, Christina, Patrick, and Christopher. However, the couple is now separated and is enjoying their single life.
Maria Shriver’s Early Life and Education
Entering her Early Life, Maria Owings Shriver was born on November 6, 1955, in Chicago, Illinois, the U.S. Well, she was born to a German descent father Sargent Shriver (Politician) and Irish Descent mother Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Further, her star sign is Scorpio.
Meanwhile, Maria attended Westland Middle School in Bethesda, Maryland. Later, she graduated from Stone Ridge of the Sacred Heart. Also, she attended Manhattanville College for two years and transferred to Georgetown University to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in American studies in 1977. Shriver lost her mother and uncle in 2009.
Shriver was inspired to pursue broadcast journalism after she volunteered her father’s political campaign. And she started her career as a news writer and producer for KYW-TV in 1977. Also, in 1983, Shriver started reporting for CBS News and was later promoted to co-anchor of CBS morning news. Additionally, she joined NBC News in 1986.
Moreover, Shriver is the sixth-best-selling author, who has written books such as “Ten Things I Wish I’d Know Before I Went Out Into The Real World (2002)” and “What’s Heaven (2007)“. As a fact, Shriver was the First Lady of Calfornia from 2003-2011.2009. Well, currently Maria works for NBC News, Today fill-in as co-anchor. As of now, she also hosts a podcast called “Meaningful Conversations”.
Who is Maria Shriver’s Boyfriend? Her Ex-Husband
Maria was married to Austrian bodybuilder and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger. She tied the knot with Schwarzenegger on 26 April 1986 in Hyannis, Massachusetts. Furthermore, the couple has four children, Katherine Schwarzenegger, Christina Maria Aurelia, Patrick Schwarzenegger, and Christopher Schwarzenegger.
Sadly on 9 May 2011, the duo announced their separation. And, she filed a case of divorce from her husband on 1 July 2011, as her husband had a son, Joseph Baena, from Mildred Patricia Baena, the couple’s housekeeper for two decades.
Later, in 2013, Shriver started dating Matthew Dowd, a political consultant, and strategist for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 2006 reelection campaign. It was also rumored that the duo was together when Shriver was still married. Looks like both the husband-wife were the culprit.
They were often seen hanging out together back in 2016, but it is not sure whether the couple is still dating. None of them have spoken anything about their relationship so it is still a mystery to her fans.
Shriver’s Body Measurements
Looking at her physique, Maria stands 1.66m tall. She is average build with a body measurement of 34-25-35 and requires 32B Bra Size for her average natural breasts. Moreover, her weight is 57 Kg.
Maria Shriver’s Net Worth
Lady with Dark Brown hair and Blue eyes Maria has a net worth of $100 million. Hence, she is enjoying her lavish life in Brentwood, L.A., California, U.S. Meanwhile, her former husband Schwarzenegger has a net worth of $400 million.