- Faith: Christian - Catholic
- Career: Public Figure
- Birthday: November 06, 1955
- Accomplishments: Emmy Awards
- Fun Faith Fact!: Maria Shriver is a member of the Kennedy family.
Maria Owings Shriver is an American journalist, activist, author of six best-selling books, former First Lady of California, and the estranged wife of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. 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. Shriver is currently a special anchor and correspondent for NBC News.