- Name: Maria Shriver
- Born: 11/06/1955 (65 years old)
- Profession: Journalist, Author
Maria Owings Shriver (//; born November 6, 1955)
is an American journalist, author, former First Lady of California, and the founder of the nonprofit organization The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement. She was married to former Governor of California and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, from whom she filed for divorce in 2011. Shriver has received a Peabody Award and was co-anchor for NBC’s Emmy-winning coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics. As executive producer of The Alzheimer’s Project, Shriver earned two Emmy Awards and an Academy of Television Arts & Sciences award for developing a “television show with a conscience”. She is a member of the Kennedy family; her mother, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, was a sister of John F., Robert and Ted Kennedy. Shriver is currently a “special” anchor and correspondent for NBC News.
Birth Name: Maria Owings Shriver
School: Georgetown University (B.A.)
Alias: Maria Owings Shriver
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Maria Shriver quotes :
I like to make jokes; I consider myself a funny person. I just think making jokes about people who are in a situation beyond their control is not funny to them or their families.Maria Shriver
Part of what Special Olympics is trying to do is break down stereotypes that still exist for people. There is still a lot of fear.Maria Shriver
When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.Maria Shriver