Quick Facts of Maria Owings Shriver

  • Full NameMaria Owings Shriver
  • Net Worth$100 Million
  • NicknameMaria Shriver
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceChicago, USA
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ReligionRoman Catholic
  • ProfessionJournalist, Author 
  • Active Year1977-Present
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourDark Brown
  • BuildAverage
  • SpouseArnold Schwarzenegger (m. 1986)
  • Height1.66 m
  • Weight57 Kg
  • Body MeasurementN/A
  • EducationGeorgetown University
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook, Instagram, Wikipedia
  • Children4; Katherine, Christina, Patrick, and Christopher
  • HoroscopeScorpio

Former First Lady of Calfornia Maria Shriver is an American Journalist, Activist, and author of six best-selling books. Further, Maria is an award-winning journalist and the author of books like What’s Heaven (2007). In addition, she is known for Dateline NBC (1992), 1986 (1986) and Weekend Today (1987).

Shriver was the wife of former Governor of California and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger. In fact, the couple was married for more than 25 years and has four children named Katherine, Christina, Patrick, and Christopher. However, the couple is now separated and is enjoying their single life.

Maria Shriver’s Early Life and Education

Entering her Early Life, Maria Owings Shriver was born on November 6, 1955, in Chicago, Illinois, the U.S. Well, she was born to a German descent father Sargent Shriver (Politician) and Irish Descent mother Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Further, her star sign is Scorpio.

Meanwhile, Maria attended Westland Middle School in Bethesda, Maryland. Later, she graduated from Stone Ridge of the Sacred Heart. Also, she attended Manhattanville College for two years and transferred to Georgetown University to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in American studies in 1977. Shriver lost her mother and uncle in 2009.

Maria’s Career

Shriver was inspired to pursue broadcast journalism after she volunteered her father’s political campaign. And she started her career as a news writer and producer for KYW-TV in 1977. Also, in 1983, Shriver started reporting for CBS News and was later promoted to co-anchor of CBS morning news. Additionally, she joined NBC News in 1986.