Quick Info about Maria Shriver

  • Full NameMaria Shriver
  • First NameMaria
  • Last NameShriver
  • Born NameMaria Owings Shriver
  • Birth date06/11/1955
  • Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois
  • Height5.5"
  • Eye ColorGreen
  • Zodiac SignScorpio
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • Net Worth$100 million
  • Weight59
  • Age64
  • DatingMathew Dowd
  • SiblingBobby, Anthony, Timothy, and Mark Kennedy Shriver
  • ParentsSargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver
  • Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/MariaShriver
  • Twitterhttps://twitter.com/mariashriver

Maria Shriver is a popular American journalist. Apart from being just a journalist and an author. She is also famously known as the former first lady of California. She is the founder of The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement which is a non-profit organization.

Relationship with Donald Trump:

Maria Shriver called the cuts- outrageous & unacceptable
Maria Shriver called the cuts- outrageous & unacceptable

First of all, Maria Shriver is very much happy with Donald Trump. She believes that Trump is the only president of the USA who has achieved many things as a president. She is much happier when she talks about politics in her home. Maria is very thankful to Donald Trump as she says that he is the one who brought politics in her home. All of her children are interested in the country’s politics since Donald Trump is elected as the President. Apart from this, Maria Shriver recently led a fight against the President’s administration’s special Olympics budget cut. Maria’s family were the ones who founded the Special Olympics. Donald Trump had decided to cut off the funding for the disabled athletes. But, Maria is totally unsatisfied with this decision and she has been protesting and fighting for the rights of those athletes.

Early Life:

Maria Shriver in her childhood
Maria Shriver in her childhood

She was born as Maria Owings Shriver on November 6, 1955, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Though, she is the only daughter of Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver among five children. She has an older brother Bobby Shriver and three younger brothers; Anthony, Timothy, and Mark Kennedy. Shriver completed her high school studies from Westland Middle School. In the year 1973, she completed her graduation from Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart. In June 1977, she completed her BA degree in American Studies from Georgetown University.


Maria Shriver as the first lady with her then-husband Arnold Schwarzenegger in an award show on Jan 16, 2005
Maria Shriver as the first lady with her then-husband Arnold Schwarzenegger in an award show on Jan 16, 2005

Maria became interested in Broadcast Journalism after she volunteered for her father’s vice-presidential campaign in the year 1972. Previously, she was the co-anchor of The CBC Morning News. Maria’s ex-husband Arnold Schwarzenegger got elected as the governor of California on Nov. 17, 2003, which made her the Frist Lady of California. She supported her husband at that time and was very successful in various projects.

Apart from all these, she has also worked with CNN. Currently, she is one of the members of the Special Olympics which was founded by her family.

Personal Life:

Maria Shriver ex-husband Arnold and current boyfriend Mathew Dowd
Maria Shriver, ex-husband Arnold and current boyfriend Mathew Dowd

Maria Shriver was to Arnold Schwarzenegger on April 26, 1986. The couple shares a total number of four children. They are Katherine, Christina, Patrick, and Christopher. After being together for 25 years of married life, the couple divorced on May 9, 2011. When she found out that Arnold was expecting a baby with their maid, then she filed a divorce case on July 11, 2011. And she was right, Arnold has with his household employee Mildred Patricia Baena. They had a son named Joseph Baena on October 2, 1997. According to a report of 2013, Maria Shriver started dating Mathew Dowd who was the strategist of Arnold’s reelection campaign in 2006.

Net Worth:

Maria Shriver mansion in LA worth 12 million
Maria Shriver mansion in LA worth 12 million

The estimated net worth of Maria Shriver is approximately $100 million as of 2020. She has been earning her fortune from her profession of Journalism and also through politics. Also, she has been earning some amount of money through some of her investments and businesses.


  • Shriver is the niece of US President John F . Kennedy.
  • Maria Shriver is of Irish as well as German descent.
  • She has earned two Emmy Awards after working for The Alzheimer’s Project.
  • She has been active in various social media.

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