Cara Santa Maria is an American science communicator, producer, television host, journalist, and podcaster.
Currently, she hosts her podcast Talk Nerdy and co-hosts The Skeptics Guide to Universe podcast. She was a co-host of TechKnow on the Al Jazeera America channel.
Throughout her career, Cara Santa Maria has earned a decent salary, which has helped her net worth to build-up. However, her total net worth is not disclosed to the public’s knowledge.
Is Cara Santa Maria Dating A Boyfriend Or Married?
There has been a lot of speculations about the personal life details of Cara Santa Maria over the years. Hence, the on and off news and gossips have created a big confusion among her fans related to her actual relationship details.
Starting from the first, Cara was in a relationship with a television host and political commentator named Bill Maher from 2009. The two were so much in love with each other that they even were ready to give up on their biggest rule, which being not getting married.
But since they were bonded so closely, they were planning for a wedding. However, it does not take long for something to get wrong, as the two split in 2011 with some internal issues.
Cara Santa Maria attends Fair Oscar Party with them-partner Bill Maher in 2010 (Photo: AFP)
Since then there has been no official relationship confirmation by the Cara. This, thus, has blocked all the chances of getting to know the personal life of the media personality.
Moreover, now only Cara 5 feet and 3 inches (1.6 meters) can clarify whether she is married to her husband, dating boyfriend or still single as of now.
Her Short Bio: Tattoo, Parents
Cara Santa Maria was born on October 19, 1983, in Plano, Texas where she was raised along with her elder sister by her parents.
Speaking about her parents, they are a school teacher and an engineer who came from Catholic families and converted to Mormonism together as adults raised their children in the religion.
Moreover, Cara belongs to the white ethnic group and has ancestors from Italy, England, and Puerto Rico.
Moving on, her parents had divorced when she was just six years of age. After that, she was looked by her mother, although Cara saw her father every other weekend in the neighborhood. Additionally, her father remarried after separating from her mother.
Furthermore, Cara brought up interest in tattoo while growing up, due to which she now has interesting tattoos on her body.
Santa Maria started working at a very young age. She did various jobs as a teenager, including a bakery, being employed at a head shop, CiCi`s Pizza as well as in retail. In her youth, she was also a player of gymnastics.
She attended Clark High School, in 2001. After that Santa Maria graduated from Plano East Senior high school having accumulated a year of college credit. During her high school career, she was a member of the group called Sound Invention.
She was also in cheerleading, being promoted to captain by her teammates during one season. Besides that, she also qualified as an International Baccalaureate student and participated in academic competitions.
She earned a Bachelors's degree in psychology with a minor in philosophy from the University of North Texas in 2004. After that, she graduated with her MSc in neuroscience and biological science in 2007.
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There, she also taught biology laboratory courses and performed neuronal cell culture duties and electrophysiology research at the Center for Network Neuroscience.
Santa Maria wrote her first blog in March 2010 for The Huffington Post. After that, she started hosting the Talk Nerdy to Me web series from October 2011 until April 2013.
She also co-hosted the show Take Part Live on Pivot TV with Jacob Soboroff from August 1, 2013, until April 17, 2014. In May 2013 she officially joined the online political and social commentary program The Young Turks as an occasional panelist.
She is also active on social media site Instagram and has about 15k followers there as per 2017.