Maria Semple

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Relationship Timeline Of Maria Semple

Wife : George Meyer
Maria Semple is in a relationship with George Meyer.

Alex Awards Winner, Maria Semple is an American famous novelist and screenwriter. She has authored many books, including This One Is Mine (2008), Where'd You Go, Today Will Be Different (2016), and Bernadette (2012). Her TV credits include 90210, Beverly Hills, Mad About You,  Saturday Night Live, Ellen, and others.

Maria Keogh Semple was born on May 21, 1964, in Santa Monica, California. Her late father, Lorenzo Semple Jr. was a screenwriter, whereas the mother's name is Joyce Miller. So far, she holds American citizenship and is of white ethnicity.

Long Term Love Relationship with George Meyer

The well known beautiful writer, Maria, who is 55 years old, is a reportdely unmarried woman. However, she now shares a healthy and romantic relationship with her long term boyfriend, George Meyer. He is a producer and writer who is best known for his work on American animated show, The Simpsons.

Maria Semple Long Term Love Relationship with Famous Writer, George Meyer
Image: Maria Semple with her Partner, George Meyer
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The two have been together since the early 1900s, and it's been already over three decades. But they still are an unmarried couple. In fact, there is no news about the rumors of their weddings on the public or media.  Nevertheless, this stunning pair broke up in 1999 but later got together.

Semple, who received a BA from Barnard College in English, welcomed one daughter Poppy Valentine with her other half, Meyer, 64, in 2003. Likewise, their baby girl named after Valentina Tereshkova, father Meyer gave a "sense of hope."

Now, the whole family resides in Seattle together.

How Much Net Worth Does Maria Semple Have?

As of early 2020, Maria Semple has an estimated net worth of $1 Million. Likewise, she has amassed this fortune throughout her successful career as a television producer, novelist, and television writer.

In the United States, the average salary for a Film/TV Producer is $68,298, whereas the writer makes around $49,554. Thus looking at her career graph, Semple's salary might fall in somewhere $45,000. Similarly, Ashley C. Ford another famous writer also makes a suitable amount of wealth.

Maria Semple (right) and Cate Blanchett (Left) at New York Permiere of Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Source: Maria Semple (right) and Cate Blanchett (Left) at New York Premiere of Where'd You Go, Bernadette 
Source: aspen times

Extremely, most of Maria 's books had already collected good reviews from viewers or readers. And her work was translated into more than twenty-five languages. In addition, her writing appeared in The New Yorker magazine.

Her books like This One Is Mine: A novel is listed for $6.99, Today Will Be Special is listed for $11.99 on

Career and Appreciation

Initially, Maria began her screenwriting join in 1992 for the television show Beverly Hills and 90210. She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy, Outstanding Tv Program, for Mad About You in 1997.

She was nominated for Writer's Guild of America award in 2006 and 2007,  an Arrested Development. She moreover appeared in David O. Russell's 2004 movie I Heart Huckabees.

Now, Maria Semple is active in the literary community in Seattle, and she is a founding member of Seattle 7 Authors. She has also trained writing fiction at the House of Richard Hugo.


The popular novels of Semple are This One is Mine (2008), Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2012), and Today will be Different (October 2016), all published by Little, Brown, and Company.

Photo: Maria Semple's Book Where'd You Go, Bernadette 
Source: The Dallas Morning News

This One is Mine is about a woman who has everything, a loving family and money, and Where 'd You Go, Bernadette is about an agoraphobic artist, mother, and wife who struggles to learn to survive in Seattle.

 Whereas Where'd You Go, Bernadette received the Alex Award from the American Library Association and was nominated for the Women's Fiction Prize

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