Maria Shriver Biography
Maria Shriver is an American television journalist, author, and former First Lady of California (2003–2011). Maria is best known as a reporter for the NBC program Dateline. Maria was the wife of the former Governor of California and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, from whom she filed for divorce in 2011.
Maria Shriver Education
Shriver went to Westland Middle School before attending and graduating from Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda in 1973. She then joined Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York for two years before transferring to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American studies in June 1977.
Maria Shriver Age and Birthday
How old is Maria? Shriver is 68 years old as of 2023. She was born Maria Owings Shriver on November 6, 1955, in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on November 6th. READ ALSO: Marie Harf
Maria Shriver Height and Measurements
How tall is Maria? Shriver stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.66 m). However, her details regarding her other body measurements are currently under review and will be updated once confirmed to the public eye.
Maria Shriver Parents | Family
Shriver was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She was born the second child and only daughter to Sargent Shriver an American politician and diplomat and Eunice Kennedy Shriver an activist and the sister of former US President John F. Kennedy. Her uncles from her mother’s side were all prominent people in the United States. Shriver is of mostly Irish and German origin.
Maria Shriver Arnold Schwarzenegger | Husband, Divorce
Is Maria married? Shriver married Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor and former politician Arnold Schwarzenegger on April 26, 1986, in Hyannis, Massachusetts, at St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church. The couple was blessed with four children who were born in Los Angeles. RELATED: Darla Miles
Maria and Arnold announced their separation in May 2011 after Maria had known of Schwarzenegger’s secret affair with their housekeeper Mildred Patricia Baena 14 years earlier and before his election as Governor of California with whom he had fathered a child. Their divorce was completed in 2017. In 2013, Shriver began dating Matthew Dowd, a political consultant.
Maria Shriver Children
Shriver with her former husband Arnold Schwarzenegger shares four grown-up children namely; Katherine (born December 13, 1989), Christina (born July 23, 1991), Patrick (born September 18, 1993), and Christopher (born September 27, 1997).
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Shriver
Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor, businessman, and former politician who served as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 to 2011.
Schwarzenegger was born on July 30th, 1947 in Styria, Austria. He celebrates his birthday on July 30th every year. RELATED: Sam Ryan
Maria Shriver Salary
Shriver serving as a special anchor at NBC News based in New York earns an estimated salary of $43,668 to $150,443 a year. However, the exact amount of salary she earns is currently not known in the public domain.
Maria Shriver Net Worth
Shriver is an American journalist, author, and former First Lady of California and has an estimated net worth of $200 million. Her vast net worth is mostly a result of both her relationship with the Kennedys and her divorce settlement after separating with Schwarzenegger. As of 2020, she serves as a special anchor for NBC News. Maria Shriver Sunday Paper
Shriver discusses the changes she’s made to her day-to-day life to prevent her from getting consumed by all the noise, rage and jealousy, and anger out there in the Sunday Paper.
Maria Shriver Uncles
Her uncles from her mother’s side were all prominent people in the United States of America. Her uncles are the late U.S. President John F. Kennedy, U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy, and six other prominent siblings.
Maria Shriver Books
- (February 1999). What’s Heaven?..
(April 4, 2000). Ten Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Went Out Into The Real World
- (October 16, 2001). What’s Wrong With Timmy
- (April 28, 2004). What’s Happening to Grandpa?
- (April 5, 2005). And One More Thing Before You Go… The Free Press.
- (February 27, 2018). I’ve Been Thinking…: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life.