Maureen McPhilmy, who is an American public relation executive was once known as the wife of Bill O'Reilly. Maureen, who used to abuse her physically, filed a lawsuit against Bill in the court, and there was a dispute between them which lasted for more than three years. So who won the battle in the court and what happened after their debate was over? To find out, please scroll down!
Maureen's Failed Married Life
In 1992, she met with a political commentator Bill O'Reilly while she was working in the show A Current Affair. Maureen was working as the public relation executive while Bill was the host in that show. The two became friends, and later they convert their friendship into a dating relationship. Eventually, the boyfriend-girlfriend relationship gained attraction towards the media and their romance was trending news.
Nearly four years of dating, they got married on 2 November 1996 in St. Brigid Parish of Westbury. After two years of their married life, the duo welcomed their daughter Madeline in 1998. And in 2003, they were blessed with second children as a son, Spencer.
Maureen with her then husband Bill in an event published on 19 May 2015 (Photo:Dailymail.co.uk)
However, Maureen split from her husband on 2 April 2010. She was physically assaulted by Bill where he dragged her down a staircase by the neck. The assault was believed to occur at Manhasset, New York at their home.
Their daughter, Madeline testified on the court, and there was an intense court battle over custody between them. Their divorce was finally concluded in September 2011. After three years battling over the court for against the domestic violence and the dispute over their children, the decision was in favor to Maureen. In April 2015 Nassau County Supreme Court Justice decided that their children were granted to stay with her.
Later in 2016, Bill filed a $10 million lawsuit as he sued his ex-wife, accusing she had misled him regarding their agreement of separation. Due to lack of evidence, the court dismissed this case.
Maureen's Second Marriage
After she split with her husband Bill in 2010, she allegedly started dating Jeffery Gross. Jeffery is a country police detective who had lost his ex-wife, Kathleen McBride in 2006 due to cervical cancer.
With Kathleen, Jeffrey is the father of two children. According to a 2011 report from the American's news magazine Gawker, her ex-husband Bill was also claimed to have interfered with the relationship between Maureen and Jeffery. In March 2013, Gawker also claimed that he had launched smear campaign to ban Maureen from the Catholic church.
Jeffery and Maureen are currently married, and they live in Manhasset, New York away from the eyes of media and Bill O'really.
Professional Career And Net Worth
Maureen began her career as a waiter in a restaurant after she finished her education. In 1992, she worked in the field of public relation and became responsible for the management and maintenance of the public’s view. Except this, not much information regarding her profession has surfaced in the media.
As her career has not been into the limelight, it has been quite challenging to figure out the actual numbers of her net worth. But from 1996 to 2010, when she was in a relationship with her ex-husband Bill, she used to enjoy his net worth of $85 million.
Born on 11 May 1966, she is a native of Chittenango, New York. She was born as Maureen Elizabeth McPhilmy. Maureen, who is currently aged 51 years old has a height of 5 feet 9 inch (1.75m) tall. She has an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. When Maureen was just five years old, her parents separated with each other. As per wiki, she finished her education at St. Peter’s School.