Maria Quiban

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TV Reporter and Actress (1968)
Wed Aug 17 2022
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Maria Quiban is an American weather anchor who gives daily weather forecasts on Good Day LA and FOX 11. Besides that, she is also an actress and author. 

She was born on October 28, 1968, in Cebu City, the Philippines, under the star sign Scorpio. Interestingly, she holds the nationality of America despite being born in the Philippines. 

If you did not know this, let us inform you that Quiban's birth name is Maria T. Aviso.

Quiban's Relationship Status

Medium actress Maria Quiban has been single since the death of his husband, Sean Whitesell. However, she was already married to two men before she tied the knot with Whitesell. 

Picture of Maria Quiban's former husband Sean Whitesell
Picture of Maria Quiban's former husband, Sean Whitesell (Image Source: Amazon)

She has been married thrice, but all of her relationships were unsuccessful. We have provided you with information about her past relationship. 

Divorced Michael Quiban

Maria first got married to Michael Quiban. They exchanged their vows with their family members and close friends. However, the exact married date is still a mystery. 

The former couple was happily married until they decided to get separated. But before their separation, they were already blessed with one beautiful child named Desmond Quiban. He opened his eyes in 1987.

Till now, the reason behind their divorce and their separation date is behind the curtains. In addition, Maria was a teenager when she married Michael.

Divorced Brian Neil Messner

After the unsuccessful life with Michael, Step Brothers actress Maria Quiban married Brain Neil Messner. They tied the knot on September 9, 1999, with a grand celebration. 

Unfortunately, this relationship also couldn't go further, so the ex-couple decided to get a divorce which they did in 2001. They did not share any children during their two years of married life.

Similar to Michael, the reasons behind their separation are still in the dark. However, some rumors say that they separated because of a misunderstanding.

Quiban & Sean: Married In 2009

Sean Whitesell, a former American actorwas Maria's husband. They got married on September 6, 2009, in the presence of their family members. 

Picture of Maria Quiban and her son Gus Whitesell
Picture of Maria Quiban and her son Gus Whitesell (Image Source: Instagram @mariasearth)

They lived an amazing life happily and peacefully until Whitesell died on December 28, 2015. He passed away at the age of fifty-two due to glioblastoma multiforme. 

However, the former couple was already blessed with one child named Gus Whitesell during the six years of their married life. 

Net Worth: Why So Rich?

Criminal Minds actress Maria Quiban earned a net worth of $2 million, just like Avielle Janelle Hernandez through her successful journalism career. Besides that, she also made money by acting and publishing books.

As mentioned above, she is a weather reporter, working at Good Day LA and FOX 11, receiving $100 thousand annually

In addition, Quiban is on the list of a few millionaires among the journalists. Today she lives a comfortable life happily and gracefully without any worries.

Early Life 

Quiban was born and raised in Cebu City until she turned nine.  After that, she moved to Honolulu, Hawaii, where she studied at Aiea High School. 

Moreover, she studied journalism at the University of Hawaii after high school.

However, she has not revealed her family details on any media.

Let's Know Quiban Height & Weight

Maria Quiban has amazing brown color eyes and hair with fair skin. Furthermore, she is popular for her beautiful white teeth, is 5 feet 6 inches (167cm) tall, and weighs around 79 kg (174 lbs). 

Picture of Maria Quiban in a blue dress
Picture of Maria Quiban in a blue dress (Image Source: Instagram @mariasearth)

Moreover, people admire her gorgeous eyes and lips beside her lovely teeth. She looks taller than 167 cm on T.V., which is her special thing.

Quiban's Career As An Author

As an author, Quiban has written a book named You Can't Do It Alone, published on June 9, 2020. This book is about a widow's life where she suffered through loss and grief. 

In addition, the book's story is based on Quiban's real life as she is living the life of a widower after the death of her husband, Whitesell. This book shines a bright light on the horrible diagnosis of Glioblastoma Multiforme. 

T.V. Series & Movies 

Despite being a weather anchor, Quiban is also an actress who has appeared in many popular T.V. series and movies and has established herself as a renowned actress. 

Quiban has been featured in many popular movies such as Blood Work (2002), Bruce Almighty (2003), First Daughter (2004), Evan Almighty (2007) and Step Brothers (2008).

Besides this, some of the T.V. series she has appeared in are Everybody Hates ChrisCold CaseCriminal Minds, 24 and Medium

Also, she has been anchoring the popular T.V. show Good Day L.A. since 1993, which has a 5.3 IMDb rating.

Did You Know About Quiban?

  • You Can't Do It Alone author Maria Quiban uses the name of her first husband, Michael Quiban.
  • Besides this, she is of Filipino descent and enjoys playing guitar and other musical instruments.
  • Moreover, before her acting and journalism career, she used to work as a waitress at Bravos Restaurant.

IMDb Page 

Like other celebrities, Quiban's IMDb page includes her short bio, trivia, movies and T.V. series, contact info and many more. She has eighteen acting credits on her IMDb.

Besides this, she has also gained three credits for herself. According to IMDb, her latest T.V. show is Rakewhich was released in 2014. She has appeared there as a news reporter. 

Quiban Is A Pet Lover

Bruce Almighty actress Quiban is an animal lover who cares for her pet immensely and respects animal rights, encouraging her lovely fans to adore animals like Georgina Blackledge.

Screenshot of Maria Quiban's dog SunnyB
Screenshot of Maria Quiban's dog SunnyB (Image Source: Instagram @mariasearth )

Quiban owns a beautiful Bichon Frise named SunnyB. She loves her dog very much and even shares the bed. We can often see their pictures via Instagram posts.

Career As A T.V. Reporter

Maria Quiban currently works as a weather anchor at KTTV and gives the weather report every morning on Good Day LA and FOX 11. She joined Fox 11 in 2000. 

Before that, she used to work in Orange County News in the same profession which is a weather anchor. Orange County News is affiliated with KHNL, a television station.

Social Media 

24 actress Quiban is super active on social media and often shares pictures of herself with her fans. She frequently uses social media sites on the road or on the film set. 

Her Instagram account is @mariasearth, where she has gained more than 75.7K followers. She also uses Twitter, with more than 45.8K followers, and the username is @mariasearth.

Furthermore, Quiban joined Twitter in April 2009. A catch over here is that both of her accounts are verified accounts. 

 

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