Maria Shriver Biography
Maria Shriver is an American journalist, author, and member of the Kennedy family. She is also the former First Lady of California, and the founder of the nonprofit organization The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement.
Maria Shriver Age
How old is Maria Shriver? Shiver is 66 years as of 2021. She was born Maria Owings Shriver on November 6, 1955, in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on November 6th every year and her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Maria Shriver Height | Weight
Shriver stands at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches and weighs 59kg. Talking about her body measurement is still unavailable. Additionally, she has brown hair with beautiful blue eyes.
Maria Shriver Education
Shriver joined Westland Middle School in Bethesda, Maryland. Then moved to Sacred Heart Stone Ridge School from where she graduated in 1973. She then attended Georgetown University, and in 1977 she received her BA in American studies.
Maria Shriver Family | Parents | Siblings
She was born to Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Her father was an American politician and diplomat, while her mother was the sister of former US President John F. Kennedy. She grew up with four brothers, Anthony Shriver, Bobby Shriver, Mark Shriver, and Timothy Shriver. She is also an American nationality. Unfortunately, there is no information about her ethnicity.
Maria Shriver Husband | Arnold Schwarzenegger
Shriver and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger began dating. They were finally married in April 1986. The couple has four children named Katherine, Christina, Patrick, and Christopher. Unfortunately, the couple separated in May 2011. At present, she has been dating political consultant Matthew Dowd since 2013.
Maria Shriver Net Worth
Shriver has an estimated net worth of $200 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as a journalist and author.
Maria The first lady of California
Whereas, Shriver became California’s first lady when her husband Arnold Schwarzenegger became California’s governor. During this time, she has been campaigning for a number of important social issues. She helped grow ‘The Women’s Conference’ and became the country’s leading women’s forum. As a result, the Minerva Awards were launched in 2004 to honor all California women who worked hard to bring change to society.
She has collaborated with a number of charities, including ‘Best Buddies’ and ‘Special Olympics.’ The WE Connect Program was launched to bring together community organizations and government agencies. As the founder of CaliforniaVolunteers, Shriver has encouraged service and volunteerism. Later, she also started a project to plant the first edible garden in the state capital.
Maria Shriver Books
- Maria; Sandra Speidel (February 1999). What’s Heaven?. Golden Books Adult Publishing.
- Shriver (April 4, 2000). Ten Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Went Out Into The Real World. Grand Central Publishing.
- Maria Shriver; Sandra Speidel (October 16, 2001). What’s Wrong With Timmy?. Little, Brown, and Company.
- Shriver; Sandra Speidel (April 28, 2004). What’s Happening to Grandpa?. Little, Brown, and Company.
- Maria (April 5, 2005). And One More Thing Before You Go… The Free Press.
- Shriver (February 27, 2018). I’ve Been Thinking…: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life.
In her children’s book, ‘What’s going on with Grandpa? ‘It seeks to describe several aspects of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of memory loss to young children in a simple and lucid language. The book proved her profession to be a major success.
Maria Shriver Awards and Achievements
- In her life, she has won many honors and accomplishments. For the Alzheimer’s Project film, Maria won two Emmy Awards and an Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Award.
- She has also won the Peabody Award for her journalistic contribution.
- In 2009, she was awarded the Shinnyo-en Foundation’s Pathfinders to Peace Award for her contribution to various social causes.