Maura Tierney

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Actress (1965)
Tue Dec 17 2019
By   Pranish

One of the prominent Actresses of America, Maura Lynn Tierney, aka Maura Tierney, rose to fame after playing the role of Lisa Miller on the sitcom NewsRadio from 1995 to 1999. Likewise, she is also praised for her work on the medical drama ER as Abby Lockhart and Helen Solloway on The Affair.

The NewsRadio star, Maura was born on 3 February 1965 in Boston, Massachusetts, the USA, under the sun sign, Aquarius. Maura's ethnicity is white, and her nationality is American. Keep reading the article until the end and know about her personal life.

Current Marital Status: Single

Maura is currently 56 years old, and she is a single woman for now. After divorcing her first husband, she kept herself away from the relationship for a couple of years. 

The News Radio actress Maura Tierney is living a single life.
Picture: The News Radio actress Maura Tierney is living a single life as of April 2021.
Source: Instagram @_mauratierney

But, later in 2010, she mentioned boyfriend word in an interview with Parade. So, people speculated Nick Nolte to be her then-boyfriend. Also, she mentioned that her boyfriend told her to get a check-up for the breast lump.

Since then, she is maintaining a low-profile life as of 2021 and has been very secretive towards her love life. Similarly, she has never mentioned boyfriend words and words that are related to it in any kind of public interaction.

Maura Tierney posing for a picture
Image: Billy Morrissette's ex-wife, Maura Tierney
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It seems like she is currently focusing on her professional career and avoiding unnecessary rumors of dating and affairs. Besides, she is not much active on social media, which makes it difficult to know about her current activities. Maybe, we could find out soon in the coming days.

Divorced With Vegas Vacation Star, Billy Morrissette

It is not a secret that this beautiful actress, Maura was previously married to Billy Morrissette, who is an actor and writer by profession. He is best known for appearing in movies such as Vegas Vacation and Bonnie & Clyde: The True Story. Then a couple, Maura and Billy tied the knot on 1 February 1993, two days before her 28th birthday.

Maura and her ex-husband clicking picture together in snowy day
Photo: Maura and her ex-husband, Billy Morrisette
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Their marriage ceremony was grandly officiated with the presence of some of the well-known actors and actresses, such as Paul Schulze and Beck Bennett. Well, the two first met on the set of an unaired television series for the first time. 

Sadly, their marriage unsuccessfully ended up by divorce after 13 years of marriage relation. To be exact, their divorce was finalized in 2006, and they do not shares any children from their marital relationship. The reason for their divorce was stated as an irreconcilable difference.

Net Worth Of Maura Tierney

Being such a popular actress, Maura has accumulated a hefty amount of money through her successful career in Hollywood. The 5-feet-2-inch (160 cm) tall Tierney's net worth is estimated at around $10 Million as of 2021. She collects the majority of her fortune from her acting career. Not to mention, she has appeared in over 25+ movies and 25+ TV series until now. And without a doubt, she has bagged decent remuneration from these movies and TV series. 

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Maura's portrayed film such as Primal Fear earned $102,616,183, Liar Liar grossed $302,710,615, and Primary Colors collected $52,090,187 worldwide. Similarly, her other films were also box-office hits. Besides, she adds a decent sum to her prosperity from commercials and promotional works as well. With such wealth, she is probably maintaining a rich and affluent manner of living.

Movies And TV Shows

She started her career as an actress by appearing in the TV series, Student Exchange, as Kathy Maltby in 1987. Since then, she has appeared in over 25+ TV series until now.

 Some of them are as follows:

  1. Family Ties- 1989
  2. Parenthood- 2009
  3. The Office- 2011
  4. The Affair- 2014 to 2019
  5. Electric Dreams- 2018

Not only TV series but she has also appeared in movies such as:

  1. Dead Women in Lingerie- 1991
  2. Fly By Night- 1992
  3. Instinct- 1999
  4. Baby Mama- 2008
  5. The Report- 2019

As of now, she is focusing on her upcoming projects alongside her husband.

Awards And Nominations

Maura has also won as well as nominated for several honorable awards such as Prism Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards. Some of the awards that she received throughout her career as follows:

  1. Blockbuster Entertainment Awards in 2000 for Favourite Supporting Actress
  2. Primetime Emmy Awards in 2001 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
  3. Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2001 for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
  4. Prism Awards in 2003 for Best Performance in Drama Series
  5. Satellite Awards in 2017 for Best Supporting Actress

Moreover, she has more of her upcoming film projects, and she might win several other awards in no time.

Battle With The Cancer

Maura is a survivor of breast cancer. She was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2009. In an interview with Parade, she said, "She was very scared of going to the doctor" as she found a lump on her breast for the first time. At that time, her boyfriend advised her to go for a check-up and consulted her.

: In 2009 an actress Maura Tierney was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Image: In 2009 an actress Maura Tierney was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Source: Instagram @_mauratierney

Then, she has to leave the NBC hit show, Parenthood to get cured. Fortunately, her fight against breast cancer cured. Since then, she joined the Johnson Cancer Research Foundation and started working there and she also works for Stand Up To Cancer. Similarly, she was inspired by her cancer incident and played a movie, Rescue Me which is about a woman with breast cancer.

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