Maureen McPhilmy Wiki: Husband, Divorce, Boyfriend, Affairs, Net Worth

By Sophiya Shrestha | Published On: 15 Feb, 2018
Maureen McPhilmy Wiki: Husband, Divorce, Boyfriend, Affairs, Net Worth

What would you do when you catch your husband red-handedly making out on the phone? And what would be his reaction? Obviously, a sensible man would turn bright red and entirely be guilty, right? But in case of Maureen McPhilmy, it was completely different when her former husband, Bill O’Reilly flung towards her, dragged her down the stairs and physically tortured her.

Who is Maureen McPhilmy?

Maureen McPhilmy is an American Public Relation Executive but is well known as the ex-wife of Bill O’Reilly. He is the television host, author, and journalist for the CBS and ABC news network.  Maureen started her career as a mere waitress after she completed her education. Later in 1992, she quit her job as a waitress and worked in Public Relations field and managed the communication strategy between the organization and its public.

Failed Marriage with Bill O’ Reilly!

Maureen McPhilmy and Bill O’ Reilly first met while working in a show, “A Current Affair” in 1992 where Bill was a host and Maureen was a PR Executive. Later, the colleague turned friend took their relationship to the next level and started dating each other.

After sharing a romantic affair for a while, their relationship made it to the headlines and later on 2 November 1996, the couple got married at St. Brigid Parish, Westbury, UK.  The couple together has two children; a baby girl, Madeline and a baby boy, Spencer.

However, Maureen and Bill after a decade of marriage decided to split in 2010. According to The Famous People, the sole reason for their divorce was that Maureen’s husband was very abusive and he once physically abused Maureen to which their daughter, Madeline was the witness.  

Later, the case went to the court while Bill accused her of being unfaithful and having many affairs.  After the three long years of the custody case, Maureen eventually was given the sole custody of their kids.

After some time, Bill filed a lawsuit stating that the money he gave McPhilmy as a divorce settlement was spent on her new boyfriend. However, the case was later dismissed due to the lack of evidence.

Maureen McPhilmy with her former husband, Bill O' Reilly before their marriage (Source:

McPhilmy Marries Jeffery Gross!

After the separation with her former husband in 2010 and divorce in 2011, it looks like Maureen has already moved on. The PR Executive is currently married to Jeffery Gross who is a country police detective and a widower.  He has two teenage children from his previous marriage with Kathleen McBride who died because of cervical cancer in 2006.

What is McPhilmy’s Net Worth?

Maureen McPhilmy is a successful Public Relation Executive though she is famous as the Ex-wife of the columnist, Bill O’Reilly. She has marked enormous fame through her works and probably has a humongous net worth. She has not mentioned it in exact figures, but her ex-spouse has a net worth of $85 million.

Short Bio:

Maureen McPhilmy aged 51 was born on 11 May 1966 as Maureen Elizabeth McPhilmy in Chittenango, New York. She was a daughter of gardener mother and a father who worked on a local market. According to the wiki source, her parents divorced when she was five years. Maureen graduated from St Peter’s School.