Maria Shriver

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Journalist (1955)
Wed Feb 22 2023
By   Alina

Relationship Timeline Of Maria Shriver

Husband : Arnold Schwarzenegger
Maria Shriver Married To Arnold Schwarzenegger In 1986

Who is Maria Shriver? 

Today we are going to get into the article of Maria Shriver who is the TV news correspondent married to actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and twice Governor of California. She has also written several best-selling books, including And One More Thing Before You Go and What's False With Timmy?

Shriver was born on November 6, 1955, to parents politician Sargent Shriver and activist Eunice Kennedy Shriver in Chicago, Illinois. At an early age, she became interested in the world of politics as she is the niece of President John F. Kennedy of the United States. 

Maria holds American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Huguenot German, Irish, Scottish, English, Netherlands, and French. As for education, Shriver attended Westland Middle School in Bethesda. She also attended the Sacred Heart's Stone Ridge School and graduated in 1973.

Maria Shriver during an event. career, professional life
Image: Maria Shriver during an event

Shriver began her career with KYW-TV in Philadelphia in journalism. She co-anchored the CBS Morning News from August 1985 to August 1986. She also anchored later on NBC News Sunday Today, NBC Nightly News, and NBC Dateline

She has also authored several books in addition to her career in politics to date. Some are Ten Things I Want I Knew Before I Went Out into The Real World, What's Heaven? And Who are you going to be? Little Book, Answer Within and Big Question. Her career is flourishing and has earned a pretty good amount of money. 

Personal Life: Husband 

Maria Shriver was earlier married to Arnold Schwarzenegger, an Austrian bodybuilder, and actor. The pair first met at the home of their mother at a charity tennis tournament. After knowing each other for quite a while, they fell in love with each other and immediately on April 26, 1986, the couple got married.

Maria Shriver with her former partner. spouse, husband, relationship
Image: Maria Shriver with her former partner 

Their wedding ceremony was held at St. Frances Xavier Roman Catholic Church in Hyannis, Massachusetts. The couple has four kids altogether: Christina Maria Aurelia, Katherine Eunice, Patrick Arnold, and Christopher Sargent Shriver.

After 25 years of marriage on May 9, 2011, Shriver and Schwarzenegger announced their separation. Like Hollywood famous couple, Steven Seagal and Kelly LeBrock, there marital relationship also came to the end.

Following her split with her first husband, she started dating political consultant Matthew Dowd in 2013. 

However, her relationship with Matthew also couldn't last, and the pair decided to part their ways from each other. On the other hand, Arnold has an illegitimate son Joseph Baena with housekeeper Mildred Baena

Rumors & Controversies

The relationship between Shriver and Arnold has stirred a number of disputes while they were together. Arnold was criticized after it was revealed that, while still married to Shriver, he had fathered a child with the longtime housekeeper, Mildred Baena. 

In addition, the state of their divorce has also produced several news as it has not been completed to date even after seven years of filing a divorce. 

How old is Maria Shriver?

As per her birthdate, she is currently 63 years of age. Despite ageing, she looks not too old. 

Net Worth & Salary 

Shriver barely shares any details about her earning to the media, so there are no details about her salary and wages yet. She currently has an estimated net worth of approximately $100 million. Her main source of income is her self authored books and Journalism field. As per the report, Maria owns $10 million worth home with 11,000 square foot. 

Maria Shriver via Instagram during vacation. net worth, earning, income
Image: Maria Shriver via Instagram during vacation

Arnold is said to have in between $500 million to $700 million, of net worth, which means that when the divorce is finalized, Maria could go back with up to $350 million. The other details about Maria's car and properties are not available at the moment. 

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