Maria Shriver Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

30th April 2013

Fact: Arnold Schwarzenegger's estranged wife Maria Shriver has joined U.S. news show NBC News as a special correspondent in which she will focus on women's issues. Shriver worked at NBC News for nearly two decades, from 1986-2004, but left to focus on her work as First Lady of California after Schwarzenegger became the state's Governor.

22nd January 2013

Quote: "We're not fighting any war. I still hope for reconciliation. I still love Maria." Arnold Schwarzenegger refuses to give up on his marriage to Maria Shriver. She filed for divorce in 2011, shortly after the action man came clean about fathering a love child with their former maid, Mildred Baena.

9th July 2012

Fact: Maria Shriver and her 22-year-old daughter Katherine Schwarzenegger had a rough weekend (07-08Jul12) - both mother and child were handed parking tickets outside the same medical centre in Los Angeles, just one day apart.

5th July 2012

Fact: Country star Taylor Swift spent her Independence Day (04Jul12) partying with members of the famous Kennedy family on a beach in Massachusetts. The singer was also spotted with Patrick Schwarzenegger - the son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, who is the niece of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy - on the patriotic day.

4th June 2012

Fact: Arnold Schwarzenegger and his estranged wife Maria Shriver celebrated their son Patrick's high school graduation on Saturday (02May12) by attending the commencement ceremony at the Brentwood School in Los Angeles. The 18 year old will attend the University of Southern California this autumn (12).

14th May 2012

Fact: Estranged couple Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver reunited on Friday (11May12) to watch their daughter Katherine graduate from the University of Southern California (Usc) in Los Angeles. They split last year (11) after The Terminator star confessed to fathering a lovechild with a maid over a decade ago.

4th February 2012

Fact: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver's daughter Katherine's first assignment as a reporter for U.S. news show Entertainment Tonight was interviewing Reese Witherspoon and hunks Chris Pine and Tom Hardy for new movie This Means War. The TV junket aired on Friday (03Feb12).

18th May 2011

Tweet: "This is definitely not easy but I appreciate your love and support as I begin to heal and move forward in life. I will always love my family!" Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver's 21-year-old daughter Katherine comments on the public reaction to her father's revelation he fathered a lovechild with another woman 10 years ago.

17th May 2011

Tweet: "Some days you feel like s**t, some days you want to quit and just be normal for a bit, yet i love my family till death do us apart." Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver's 17-year-old son Patrick is standing by his embattled father after it was revealed the action star fathered a child with another woman 10 years ago.

21st October 2010

Fact: Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife Maria Shriver is to be honoured with the Carousel of Hope’s Brass Ring Award for her humanitarian work. Pals Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson will present the award to the former newsreader at a star-studded benefit for childhood diabetes on Saturday (23Oct10) in Los Angeles. Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Gladys Knight are scheduled to perform at the gala. Halle Berry, Rod Stewart and George Clooney are among the stars expected to attend.

19th October 2009

Quote: "Of all the things I've done in my life, this has got the most attention!" California's First Lady Maria Shriver laughs off her recent cell phone controversy after she was caught talking on her mobile while driving. Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife, an award-winning journalist and author, apologised for last week's (13Oct09) violation and donated the device to charity.

27th May 2009

Quote: "Come to this country, work like hell, and marry a Kennedy!" Hollywood action star-turned-California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals the secrets to his success. The former actor married Maria Shriver, niece of assassinated U.S. president JOHN F. KENNEDY, in 1986.

30th October 2006

Fact: Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife Maria Shriver has given the former action man a special gift as he prepares to fight for re-election as California Governor - a new ring featuring the governor's shield she had specially made for the Terminator star.

20th April 2006

Fact: The nursery at exclusive St John's Medical Center in Santa Monica, California, where Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' baby daughter SURI was born on Tuesday (18APR06) is named after another favourite mum who gave birth there, Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife Maria Shriver.

11th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I was told not to speak for three days but my wife said, 'Make it seven.'" Arnold Schwarzenegger jokes about his wife Maria Shriver's bedside manner after a motorcycle crash left him needing stitches in his lip. </p>

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