|Date of Birth:||1955, November 6|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||5 feet 5 inch|
|Birth Name||Maria Owings Shriver|
|Birth Place||Chicago, Illinois|
|Mother||Eunice Kennedy Shriver|
|Net Worth||$100 million|
|Currently Working For||NBC News|
|Current City||Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|University attended||Georgetown University|
|School attended||Westland Middle School|
|Past married if any||Arnold Schwarzenegger (m. 1986 - 2017)|
Maria Shriver is a famous American journalist currently working for NBC News. Known for her appearance in NBC's Emmy-winning coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics, Shriver is also the First Lady of California. Other than working for NBC News, she also hosted CNN shows alongside Larry King.
The resident of Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, reportedly earns a six-figure amount, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2019, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $100 million. She is currently married to Arnold Schwarzenegger and has 4 children with him.
The NBC News anchor, Shriver has an accumulated net worth around $100 million. Maria Shriver is one of the most popular anchors who has made a successful career as a Journalist. As NBC is a popular News Network, it is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its special anchor. However, the exact amount has not revealed, as an anchor, she earns a decent amount of salary from the network.
Further, the anchor receives an added sum of money from her radio and TV guest appearances as a mentor too.
kept aside maria's earning, she has a newly reconstructed $12 million valued beautiful home in Los Angeles and a costly well-secured vehicle in her personal assets.
Maria Owings Shriver is the second child and only daughter of her parents. Her father Sargent Shriver was the politician and mother Eunice Kennedy Shriver was an activist. She is a niece of United States President John F. Kennedy, U. S. Attorney General, And U. S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, U. S Senator Ted Kennedy, and five other prominent siblings.
Maria met an Austrian bodybuilder and an actor Arnold Schwarzenegger at a charity tennis tournament held at her mother's home. Since then they start dating for very long and married on April 26, 1986. The marriage was held in Hyannis, Massachusetts, at St. Frances Xavier Roman Catholic Church. They together have four children, Katherine, Christina, Patrick, and Christopher.
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Unfortunately, after knowing the secret relationship with the housekeeper, Mildred Patricia Baena with who Arnold had fathered a child as well which was very long before he was elected as Governor of California, Maria filed for divorce in May 2011 and it was finalized in 2017.
Since 2013, Shriver has romantically involved with a political consultant, Matthew Dowd.
Talking about Maria's physical structure, she stands 1.66 m tall and weighs around 57 kg. Further, The color of her hair is dark brown and her eye color is blue.
Besides being a very famous television personality, she has pretty much followers of 2.22 M on Twitter and 362K on her official Instagram account.
Maria Owings Shriver was born on November 6, 1955, in Chicago, Illinois to father Sargent Shriver and mother Eunice Kennedy Shriver. She holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed to ethnic group. Further, Maria grew up along with her four brothers, Timothy Shriver, Bobby Shriver, Mark Shriver, and Anthony Shriver.
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Maria attended Westland Middle School in Bethesda, Maryland but graduated high school in 1973 from Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda.
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After completing high school, Maria enrolled at the Manhattanville College for two years, then transferred to Georgetown University in Washington D. C., and acquired her Bachelor of Arts degree in American studies.
Maria Shriver published a book in 2000 ''Ten Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went Out Into The Real World'', where she includes about becoming passionate about broadcast journalism. She was sent to the campaign plane with the press corps while volunteering for her father's 1972 U. S. vice presidential race.
After Maria's journalism career took off with KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she co-anchored The CBS Morning News from 1985 to 1986, co-anchored NBC News's Sunday Today from 1987 until 1990 as well as served as Saturday anchor from 1989 to 1990 of NBC Nightly News. She was also a contributing anchor on Dateline NBC from 1992 until 2004.
On November 17, 2003, Maria became the First Lady of California after her husband initiated as the 38th Governor of California.
Maria has also appeared in the film Last Action Hero (1993) and a 2006 episode of the television series That's So Raven. She returned to the television news on March 23, 2007, as substitute host of panel-discussion talk show Larry King Live on CNN.
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Maria worked as an executive producer in a different documentary series such as The Story of Sargent Shriver and The Alzheimer's Project which won two Emmy Awards.
Shriver has also launched a different activism program for women, child, poverty as well as social welfare and community service.