How old is Maureen Maher? Bio, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Instagram
Facts of Maureen Maher
|Full Name:||Maureen Maher|
|Birth Date:||, 1966|
|Birth Place:||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Profession:||TV News Anchor|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
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Maureen Maher is an American TV News Reporter and Correspondent. She is currently hosting the TV show ’48 hours’ on CBS. She has quite a number of interesting aspects related to her life and career journey. We take a sneak peek into this highly talented news reporter and narrator.
Maureen Maher’s birth, age, childhood, and family
Maureen Maher has been very open about her family life. She has disclosed that she is an adopted child. Her current parents hold strong Catholic beliefs. Her biological parents were high school seniors when her mother had got pregnant. Unable to take care of her, Maureen was given up for adoption.
Her exact date of birth is not known. It is not known what the date is for her school and college records. Some websites have mentioned it as 1972, whereas some in 2013 have quoted her age to be 45 years. This implies that Maureen is born in 1967 or 1968. She belongs to a small suburb near Detroit, Michigan.
She was always in Catholic schools which led her to resent them. She moved to Chicago and attended Loyola University. She was with the School of Social Work. Talking about her time there, Maureen said:
“For the first time in my entire Catholic life, I was not taking religion classes. I was taking theology classes. But to say, ‘I choose to be a person of God’- that was an amazing gift.”
She is happy at her this decision to be a part of Loyola since she feels that it gave her a great view of life and world. In 1992, Maureen completed her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Loyola University.
Maureen is said to be of Irish ethnicity and holds an American nationality.
Maureen Maher’s career
She was the morning news anchor with WLUW-FM Chicago from 1991 to 1992. She then was with Detroit-based TV station WJBK-TV and CBS-owned radio station WWJ (AM) for 3 years. It was her first stint in front of the camera. From 1995 to 1997, she was with WJRT-TV Flint, Mich. Here, she covered the Oklahoma City bombing and the Decker farm raid. She was with CBS Newspath from 1997 to 2002. She was in Chicago and had covered Bill Clinton’s impeachment, Kosovo crisis, and the release of US servicemen in Albania.
She was posted in Dallas and sent to Afghanistan from 1999 to 2001. In 2001, after her return from Afghanistan, she had wanted to resign due to her mom’s ill health but on CBS management’s advice took up anchoring ’48 Hours’. Her boss Dan Rather had said at that time:
“I don’t want to lose you,”
He was presented with the News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine in 2016. She earns a decent salary and has a deserving net worth. But the exact value of her net worth is unavailable.
Maureen Maher’s married life, husband, and children
Maureen is happily married with a loving husband and 2 children. She resides in Chicago, Illinois.
Perfect Sunday in Chicago… That's me AND the doggy talking! pic.twitter.com/iDnB1nu9t5
— Maureen Maher (@MoeMaher1967) May 22, 2016
She considers that the values behind her varied roles in life are due to her having studied at Loyola. It had taught her the life lessons. Talking about it, Maureen said:
“Loyola gave me [the freedom] to find myself as a person of faith. I try to make it the foundation of everything I do: as a journalist, as a mother, as a wife, as a woman, as a human being.”