Maria Stephanos WCVB, Wiki, Bio, Age, Brain Tumor, Illness, Husband, Height, Salary and Net Worth

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Maria Stephanos Biography and Wiki

Maria Stephanos is an American award-winning journalist currently serving as an evening co-anchor of WCVB NewsCenter 5 at 4:30, 6:00, 7:00 and 11:00 PM with Ed Harding and Meteorologist Mike Wankum. She has an experience of more than three decades as a journalist in New England. She also anchors NewsCenter 5 at 4:30 PM and The 10 O’Clock News on MeTV Boston.

Maria Stephanos Education

Stephanos attended and graduated from Umass Amherst College with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. She also holds a Master of Arts in Mass Communication from Emerson College.

Maria Stephanos Age and Birthday

How old is Stephanos? Maria is 60 years old as of 2024. She was born on June 9, 1964, in Groveland, Massachusetts, United States of America. Her birthday is always celebrated on 9th June of every year. Maria’s zodiac birth sign is Gemini. READ: Kathy Sabine

Maria Stephanos Nationality and Ethnicity

Maria holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Groveland, Massachusetts, United States. Stephanos is of Greek ethnicity/ancestry/heritage.

Maria Stephanos Height and Weight

How tall is Maria? Stephanos stands at an average height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m). She also maintains an average body weight of 128 lbs (58 kg). However, her other body measurements are still under review.  Stephanos’ hair color is dark brown.

Maria Stephanos Father

Stephanos was born and raised in Groveland, Massachusetts, to her late mother Athena Nionakis (who died in November 2016) and her father whose name is unavailable to the public. Nevertheless, Maria’s father worked as a beauty saloon designer and salesman before his retirement. She also grew up alongside her sister by the name of Nicole Kieser.

Maria Stephanos Husband

Who is Maria’s husband? Maria is currently married to her husband Dale Charles Stephanos, a political narrator and writer. The couple are the proud parents to two children, a daughter Isabella and a son Liam. The family resides in the southern suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts.

Maria Stephanos Son and Daughter

Stephanos and her husband are blessed with one child named Liam Stephanos. Liam recently graduated from college and he is currently pursuing his own career path in Boston and New England. READ: Emma Chamberlain

Maria Stephanos Health

Is Maria Ill? Stephanos is still alive and her health is stable at the moment. She suffered minor strokes when she was growing up. However, Maria has never suffered any stroke or seizures when she grew older.

Maria Stephanos Brain Tumor | Cancer

Does Maria Stephanos Have Cancer? Information regarding Maria’s brain tumor or illness is currently under review. However, she suffered a stroke at the age of three years. In August, Maria while at the studio collapsed. That morning her husband revealed that Maria had run five miles and while on her way to the studio, she called him that she was feeling disoriented and nauseous. Nevertheless, Stephanos was taken to hospital and she recovered.

Maria Stephanos Salary

Stephanos currently working as an evening co-anchor at WCVB NewsCenter 5, in Boston, Massachusetts earns an estimated annual salary of $89,500.

Maria Stephanos Net Worth

How much is Maria on WCVB Worth? Stephanos is an American journalist, anchor and reporter who has an estimated net worth of $1 million. READ: Larri Merritt

Maria Stephanos WCVB Channel 5

Is Maria Leaving Channel 5? Stephanos is a well-respected journalist with an experience of more than 25 years in broadcast journalism in New England. She is currently working as a co-anchor of WCVB NewsCenter 5 at 6:00, 7:00 and 11:00 PM with Ed Harding and Chief Meteorologist Harvey Leonard. She also works as a co-anchor on MeTV Boston with co-anchor Ben Simmoneau at 4:30 PM and The 10 O’Clock News.

Before joining WCVB Channel 5, she worked as a news anchor and reporter for almost 18 years at WFXT-TV in Boston. Prior to joining WFXT-TV, she served as a reporter at WJAR-TV in Providence in Rhode Island. She started her journalism profession as a Statehouse reporter serving for several local stations including WBUR in Boston. She also reported for several NPR radio stations, WCBS Radio, and WABC Radio in New York.

Throughout her successful journalism career, Stephanos has been privileged to cover vital news events like the Worcester Cold Storage fire, the plane crash of John F. Kennedy Jr., the 9/11 attacks reporting from both Boston and Washington D.C. the Presidential recount vote live from Florida, the Boston Marathon bombings, Red Sox World Series wins and the deaths of Senator Edward Kennedy and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. She also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alpha Omega Society presented by former Governor of the Commonwealth, Governor Michael Dukakis.