Know About Meredith Vieira; Children, Husband, Family, Net Worth, The View

Published Date: 02 Apr, 2020 Updated date: 02 Apr, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Besides 45 years of long applauding Journalism work, Meredith Vieira has a bitter personal story to share. Her husband of 34 years has a lot of medical complexities with past history of cancer treatment.

American broadcast journalist and television personality Meredith Vieira works for syndicated weekday game show 25 Words or Less. Besides the Fox First Run TV program, she was a part as a co-host of the NBC morning news program Today from 2006 until 2011.

Meredith Vieira Bio & Family

The TV Personality was born as Meredith Louise Vieira on 30 December 1953 in Providence, Rhode Island. Talking about her family, she was raised in nearby East Providence, by parents, Mary Elsie (Rosa), and Edwin Vieira. Mary is a homemaker, and her dad works as a medical doctor. Likewise, her other family includes three brothers, Edwin, Steve, and Jeff Vieira

Meredith went to the Lincoln School, a Quaker all-girls school in Providence, to complete high school graduation in 1971. She then attended Tufts University to complete her graduation in 1975 with an English degree.

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Her Net Worth & Career Details!

The 66-year-old’s net worth is $40 million. She is able to garner such immense earning from a professional journalism career since 1975. However, it was never easy for Meredith to get involve with a top-notch broadcasting net worth. Just after completing University degree in 1975, she worked with WORC; a radio channel as a nеwѕ аnсhоr. 

Meredith Vieira as the host of 25 Words or Less (Picture: YouTube)

In 1982, she joined CBS and three years later became part of a show called West 57th from 1985 until 1989. In the same year, she hosted 60 Minutes from 1989 to 1991 and six years later, joined The View from 1997 until 2006 after allying with ABC. As if for now, she is hosting Fox First Run American based game show, 25 Words or Less.

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Meredith Husband Multiple Health Issues!

The former The View host and her husband, Richard M. Cohen went to exchange their wedding vows on 14 June 1986. Her husband is a former senior producer of CNN and CBS News. Richard was born on 14 February 1948 in Plainview, New York, to parents, Teresa (Beitzer) and Benjamin Cohen

Right from the age of 25, her partner faced medical complexities. In 1999, he ha his first bout of colon cancer and the next one, the other year.

Together they share three children: Benjamin Edwin Cohen, born in 1989, Gabriel Anthony Cohen, born in 1991 and Lily Max Cohen, born in 1993. 

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Some Interesting Facts About Meredith Vieira 

  • Both her parents are both first-generation Portuguese Americans.
  • Meredith is the younger family member. 
  • The TV personality was raised in the Roman Catholic faith.
  • She hosted Who Wants to Be a Millionaire from 2002 to 2013.
  • Her husband who is legally blind, autobiography name is Blindsided: Lifting a Life Above Illness: A Reluctant Memoir.

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