The home is the first place that comes to anyone’s mind when it comes to being safe and secure from the harm of the world. Maureen O’Boyle is a television reporter and news anchor who suffered one of the most heinous crimes against women that are rape in the shade of her home.
She is best known for being one of the lead anchors of the WBTV News 3 where she runs the program Stretching Your Dollar.
Maureen’s Career And Profession
The journalist began her career while she was still a student working for the campus radio station after which she got the job in NBC affiliate WITN. After working in some other stations, she replaced Maury Povich to join a nationally syndicated A Current Affair for which she became highest Q scoring newswoman on TV at the time.
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She was an anchor and reporter of the Los Angeles-based TV series Extra for a brief time before she started her talk show In Person that ran for one season. She has also worked in the movies like So I Married An Axe Murderer and Undisputed along with an episode of The Larry Sanders Show.
How Much Is Maureen’s Net Worth And Salary?
She has been on the television news anchoring and reporting for a long time now. Her net worth is possibly in millions with a handsome annual salary. According to paysa, news anchor at WBTV earns an average of $57,144.
After retiring for a while to become a full-time mother, she returned to work in the WBTV news. She is a news anchor for the segment Stretching Your Dollar for the network.
She is involved in a number of charities that includes American Red Cross, Assistance League of Charlotte, Dress for Success, and Community Blood Center of the Carolinas.
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How Did She Deal With Being A Victim Of Rape?
Maureen has been open to the fact that she is a victim of rape. An intruder, James E Starling, broke into her apartment and pinned her down to abuse her under the threat of a knife. After leaving her, the man went on after the other woman. This time he came under the arrest by the police and got sentenced to 50 years in prison.
The man served 30 years in prison and was set to release on parole. It made her signup the petition to hold the decision and successfully prevented his release from incarceration.
Is She Doing Well In Life?
Of course, incidents like that affect and scar the life of a person, and she had to deal with it, but it didn’t stop her from continuing her career and run her life. Although she has not yet married, she already has a child. She gave birth to a daughter, Keegan O’Boyle on 8 September 1999.
She left the television for a brief time to take care of her and became a full-time mother. She also had credited her for being the only support when she was dealing with the pain of the crime committed against her and the world crumbling down around her. So, Keegan surgery in August 2018 gave mama bear, Maureen a scare of her life, but fortunately, the surgery went well.
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The mama bear is also very close to her own mother. She had made it very clear that the two strongest pillars in her life are her mother and daughter, Keegan. On 8 March 2017, Maureen mentioned that for the first half of her life the person who inspired her the most was her mother, and for the last six years, it was her daughter who inspired her. She had shared this post on the occasion of international women's day.
She has already reached more than 50 years of age, but she still hasn’t yet married. Maureen and the father of her daughter, an independent filmmaker Kerry Prior were not married when their daughter was born.
Maureen and Paul Cameron on the day of his retirement, on 7 September 2018 (Photo: Maureen's Facebook)
The incident and fear of divorce might have affected her thoughts on getting married and having a husband. There are no known incidents of her dating her having a boyfriend anytime soon. Though she is not married in real life, she considers her TV partner Paul Cameron, who she worked with for 13 years her work husband.
Maureen O’Boyle currently aged 55, was born on 14th July 1963 in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. Although she was at a university, she discontinued to join and work on the television. The American National belongs to white ethnicity.
The beautiful news anchor still has a healthy body which stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches.