Meredith Vieira Young, Husband, Children, Family, Show, Net Worth, Bio

Date: 23 Jun, 2017

Meredith Vieira Young, Husband, Children, Family, Show, Net Worth, Bio

Meredith Vieira is an American journalist and talk show and game show host. She was born on December 30, 1953, in Providence, Rhode Island in the United States. She is widely known in the world as a journalist who is a co- hosting on NBC channel`s Today Show and NBC`s morning news program.

She grew up in nearby East Providence. She is the daughter of Mary Elsie Rosa who is a homemaker and Edwin Vieira who is a medical doctor. Both of her parents were first generation Portuguese Americans. She is an American of Portuguese ethnicity. She is the youngest of four children of her family. She has three older brothers.

The family name Vieira means "scallop" in the Portuguese language. Viera`s ancestors emigrated to New England in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. Then they settled in Providence, Rhode Island. Meredith Vieira was raised in the Roman Catholic system, but in her recent interviews, she has said that she has spirituality, not a religion.

Vieira attended a Quaker, all girls school in Providence which was called Lincoln school. She graduated from there in 1971. Later she graduated from Tufts University with a degree in English from in 1975.

Vieira began her broadcasting career in the year 1975. She first worked as a news announcer for WORC radio in Worcester, Massachusetts. She did afternoon drive news during the B. J. Dean Show. She began her career in television by working as an anchor and local reporter at WJAR-TV in Providence, She eventually made her way into the newsroom at WCBS-TV in New York City. There she was an investigative reporter from 1979 to 1982.

Vieira is known for serving as the original moderator of the ABC talk show called the view which aired from 1997 to 2006. She is also known for co-hosting the long-running NBC morning news program called Today which aired from 2006 to 2011.

Vieira was the original host of the program ‘Who wants to be a Millionaire?’ In the United States syndicated version. She was the presenter on Lifetime Television`s Intimate Portrait series and has been a contributor to Rock Center with Brian Williams and Dateline NBC. She hosted a syndicated talk show from 2014 to 2016 which was called The Meredith Vieira Show.

She is also a contributor to Dateline NBC, Today and NBC Nightly News and also a special correspondent for NBC News.

Vieira also worked as a correspondent for nationwide news-magazine shows including 60 minutes and West 57th.Her final assignment at CBS was in 1992-93 as co-anchor of the CBS Morning News.

Vieira is s married woman.  She is married to her beloved husband Richard Merrill who is an American journalist, television producer, and author. The couple got married on June 14, 1986. The couple is living a happy life, so there is no chance of their divorce. They have three children, and they live together in Westchester County, New York. There is no any information about her love affairs or past relations. Vieira is a good looking anchorwoman with good feet and legs which have attracted a lot of people and fans. She earns a yearly salary of 11 million dollars, and her net worth is $40 million.  Her bio can be found on wiki pages like Wikipedia.