Meredith Vieira Young, Husband, Children, Family, Show, Net Worth, Bio

Published On: 24 May, 2017

Meredith Vieira Young, Husband, Children, Family, Show, Net Worth, Bio

If you think you know that you know the show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire but don’t know she was the first host of this show then think again. Meredith Vieira is a journalist, talk show host, and a game show host. She is best known for the shows like The View and the morning news program Today. She had her syndicated talk show The Meredith Vieira Show. She is a winner of multiple awards including an Emmy.

A Career in Journalism:

Vieira began in 1975 as a young news announcer for WORC radio that opened her the way to CBS News after a nationwide recognition. As a part of the news station, she worked as a correspondent and a co-anchor for the CBS Morning News. She later joined the ABC News as one of the six regular reporters for its news-magazine show Turning Point. At the same time, she was a host of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.

Her best work came as the host of the Today show when she succeeded Katie Couric. She earned an immense popularity and admiration for her work on the program. She hosted the NBC's coverage of the 2012 Olympics and the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics. She was the host of her own The Meredith Vieira Show from 2014 to 2016.

Meredith Vieira’s Net Worth and Salary:

She can be counted one of the most successful names in the history of journalism. She earns an estimated amount of $11 million per year that has made her net worth a staggering $40 million.

She is a second woman to win an Emmy and the first ever to earn a multiple of them. She has hosted some major programs on the TV and many game events.

As a celebrity contestant on the Millionaire, she won $250000 for her charity organization Windows of Hope Family Relief Fund. In 2017, she returned to Today show as a guest anchor.

How She Maintained Balance Between Job and Family?

Along with being successful, she has had a very busy period in her life. Her job as a reporter took her to many different parts of the world and kept her away from her family on many occasions. All things seem to have not affected her personal life and relationships. She has been enjoying a very successful married life since 1986.

Married to an equally accomplished husband, a journalist, Richard M. Cohen, the both understand the pressure and the requirements of their respective jobs. They have been married for a long time now, and with time their relation has only grown stronger. They have three children together. One of them, a middle son Gabe Cohen is a reporter and currently works for KOMO-TV in Washington.

The couple resides in Irvington, Westchester County, New York. A dedicated wife and a mother, she even turned down several opportunities to take care of her young children. As of now, she has more time and spends it with her family and friends.

Short Bio:

Meredith Vieira currently aged 63 was born on 30th December 1953 in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. She was born to parents Mary Elsie Rosa and Edwin Vieira. She graduated in English from the Tufts University. The American National belongs to Portuguese ethnicity. The leading and a stunning journalist still have managed to maintain a healthy body. She has absolute measurements with a height of 5 feet and 3 inches.