Meredith Louise Vieira is a television personality and a journalist that holds the American Nationality. She has been known for serving as original moderator of a show that dubbed The View and has also co-hosted NBC News Morning show that is dubbed Today. Vieira also hosted a syndicated version of the show ‘Who would want to be a millionaire?’ She has worked as a contributor to the show Dateline NBC and the Rock Center. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Meredith Vieira in the year 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Meredith Vieira was born in the year 1953 on December 30th in Providence, Rhode Island and got to grow up in East Providence. Her parents were Mary Elsie, who worked as a homemaker and Edwin Vieira, who used to work as a medical doctor. She is the youngest in a family of four children. They were able to emigrate to the New England in 19th and 20th centuries and they went on and settled at Providence, Rhode Island. She schooled at the Lincoln School and graduated in the year 1971. Later on, that was when she joined Tufts University in the year 1975, and she went on to graduate with a degree in English.
Vieira tied the knot with the CBS News Journalist by the name Richard M Cohen in the year 1986. They live together with their children in Irvington, Westchester County, New York. The youngest son, Gabe Cohen, works as a reporter for the KOMO-TV in Washington.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
She had always dreamt of becoming a journalist since she was a child. After she graduated in the year 1975, she joined broadcasting in the same year. That was when she began her career as a news anchor for a radio channel that was dubbed WORC. Following this, she began working as a reporter in a Television channel that helped her to join WCBS TV investigative journalism in New York City. She struggled before she got her first breakthrough in the year 1982 and that was when she managed to find a space to join the CBS Newsroom. She would later remain with CBS News for a decade and became a well-known personality. She would later move to ABC where she worked for many years before joining NBC.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Meredith Vieira is estimated to be over $50 million. This wealth has been generated from her successful career as a journalist. She has been rated among the best TV host, and it is estimated that she earns over $11 million for being able to host any show.
Meredith Vieira has been a very successful journalist and television personality. Her journey to success has been one full of ups and downs. She began her career as a radio host before rising to host several shows. Her husband has been having several health issues.