It’s not just her marriage to the one and only Arnold Schwarzenegger that makes her special. Maria Shriver is a journalist, activist and author of six best-selling books. The executive producer of The Alzheimer's Project has won two Emmy Awards and an Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Award for her role in developing a television show with a conscience. She is also the First Lady of California and belongs to The Kennedy Family.
Career and Progression:
The decorated journalist and author began her career in 1978 with the work at Baltimore's WJZ-TV as a writer and producer of the show Evening Magazine. She later began reporting for CBS News where she where she would become a co-anchor of CBS Morning News.
She was a correspondent and journalist of NBC News till 2004 before being asked to relieve from duty but returned after 2013. The book "Ten Things I Wish I'd Known before I Went out into the Real World" was the best seller along with the other five books she wrote. She became the First Lady Of California after her then husband became the Governor of the state.
Maria Shriver’s Net Worth and Salary:
The journalist has spent the most of her life dedicated to work and professionalism. Her career has rewarded her with an exquisite net worth of around $100 million. She recently returned to the NBC News as a special anchor and correspondent that earns around $60000 and above.
She is also a successful author several best-selling books in her name. She is Co-Chair of The California Museum for History, Women and the Arts. She also participates in many charitable organizations like Best Buddies that works for people with intellectual disabilities and Special Olympics.
A Broken Marriage and Life After!!
The beautiful and famous anchor of the time met the Austrian bodybuilder and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger through Tom Brokaw in 1977. The larger than life relationship began to blossom from then on and after being in a relationship for about eight years, they married in 1986.
As a couple, they had four children together, Katherine, Christina, Patrick Arnold and Christopher Sargent Shriver Schwarzenegger. In May 2011, her husband admitted in public that he cheated on her and had a child with another woman that led to their separation and later divorce. She requested the custody of their two minor children and purchased home nearby for their ease.
She is in a relationship with Matthew Dowd, a political consultant currently. Some reports even claim that she secretly engaged in an affair with her now-boyfriend and began dating long before the exposure of her husband’s infidelity. She also allegedly flirted with her beau and frequently went loud with their chit-chats while at work. It has been denied by both parties and confirmed that they started seeing each other after her separation from Arnold.
Maria Shriver’s Short Bio:
As per the wiki, Maria Shriver currently aged 61 was born on 6th November 6, 1955, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. She was born to parents Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Her father is a politician and belong to the Kennedy Family. The American National is a graduate of Georgetown University and belongs to white ethnicity. Even at this age, she has a perfect body shape and measurements with the height of 5 feet and 4.5 inches.