Maria Shriver

Born Nov 6, 1955

Maria Owings Shriver is an American journalist and author of six best-selling books. She 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".… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Maria Shriver.


1955 Birth Born on November 6, 1955.


1973 17 Years Old Shriver attended Westland Middle School in Bethesda, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C., and graduated in 1973 from Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda.


1977 21 Years Old She attended Manhattanville College for two years and then transferred and went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in American studies from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., in June 1977. … Read More
1985 29 Years Old After her journalism career began with KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she co-anchored The CBS Morning News with Forrest Sawyer from August 1985 until August 1986, co-anchored NBC News's Sunday Today from 1987 until 1990.


1986 30 Years Old …  She married Schwarzenegger on April 26, 1986, in Hyannis, Massachusetts, at St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church. … Read More
1989 33 Years Old Shriver also served as weekend anchor on Saturdays, from 1989–1990 and on Sundays from 1990-1993 of NBC Nightly News.
1992 36 Years Old She was a contributing anchor on Dateline NBC from 1992 until 2004.


In August 2003, Shriver took an unpaid leave of absence from NBC News when her husband became a candidate in the 2003 California gubernatorial recall election.
2004 48 Years Old On February 3, 2004, Shriver asked to be "relieved of her duties at NBC News," citing concerns the network had over the conflict of interest between her role as a journalist and her status as the First Lady of California and her increasing role as an advocate of her husband's administration. … Read More


2006 50 Years Old She also played a minor role as herself in "Be Prepared", a 2006 episode of the television series That's So Raven promoting a "Preparedness Plan".
2007 51 Years Old On March 23, 2007, Shriver returned to television news as substitute host of panel-discussion talk show Larry King Live on CNN with musician Sheryl Crow and other guests. … Read More
In 2008, Shriver executive-produced American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shriver. … Read More
Shriver executive-produced The Alzheimer's Project, a four-part documentary series that premiered on HBO in May 2009 and later earned two Emmy Awards. … Read More
On May 9, 2011, Schwarzenegger and Shriver announced their separation after 25 years of marriage, with Shriver moving out of the couple's Brentwood mansion.
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On April 30, 2013, NBC announced Shriver would join the network again as a special anchor working on issues surrounding the shifting roles of women in American life.
2014 58 Years Old In 2014, The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink was published; it is about women and their children in poverty. … Read More
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