Meredith Vieira is an American journalist, talk show and game show host who is widely known for working as an original moderator of ABC talk show The View, from the year 1997 to 2006. She is also known for being the co-host of long running NBC News Morning News program Today (2006-2011).
Meredith Vieira has been married to CNN News journalist Richard M. Cohen since 1986. She and her husband have three children together and are living a happy family life.
A native of Providence, Rhode Island, United States, Meredith Vieira was born on 30th December, 1953. She was raised up nearby East Providence. She is the daughter of Edwin Vieira, a doctor and Mary Elsie Rosa, a homemaker. She was born as the youngest among the four children to her parents. Her siblings include her three brothers. She went to get her education from the Lincoln School which is a Quaker all-girls school that is located in Providence and from there, she got graduated in the year 1971. After that, she got enrolled at the Tufts University and received a degree in English in 1975.
Meredith is a married to husband Richard M. Cohen who is a CNS News journalist. The couple tied their knot with each other on 14th June 1986. She also has three children, Ben Cohen, Gabe Cohen and Lily Cohen. At present, she is residing in Irvington, Westchester County, New York along with her husband and children. She is currently a vegan.
Career and professional life
Meredith Vieira started her career at the age of 22, and has earned a huge salary and net worth out of her hard work and dedication towards her works making every task shows perfect.
She has been active in this field since the year 1975 and till now, she has garnered a lot of popularity and a huge number of fan following. In addition to that, Meredith is also known for being the host of U.S. syndicated version of the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, for contributing to the Dateline NBC, Rock Center with Brian Williams as well as for presenting the Lifetime Television’s Intimate Portrait series.
At present, Meredith is a special correspondent for the NBC News, contributor to the Today, Dateline NBC and NBC Nightly News and the host of The Meredith Vieira Show. At the beginning of her career, she started in 1975 as news announcer for the WORC radio. After that, she started her TV career by working as local reporter as well as anchor at the WJAR-TV. In addition to that, she has also worked for the CBS News from the year 1982 till 1993. She was also the host of American syndicated version of the show called Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Her hard work has been paid off by the estimated net worth of $40 million.
Putting her feet into journalism was probably the best thing Meredith Vieira did as, she has taken her career to great heights now.
Prior to that, Vieira has also received P.T. Barnum Award for her exceptional work in field of the media as well as entertainment from the Tufts University. Besides that, to get more information about her, it can also accessed from various sources and she can also be connected through Twitter and Instagram account.