Meredith Vieira

Inside Biography

Early Life and Education


Meredith Vieira was born on December 30, 1953. Vieira was born in Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America. She is the daughter of a doctor Edwin Vieira and a homemaker, Mary Elsie Rosa. Her parents are first generation Portuguese Americans. She was born as the youngest of four children.

She has three older brothers Jeff, Steve and Edwin. Though she was raised in the Catholic faith, according to her recent interviews she has spirituality, not a religion. She is Portuguese by ethnicity.

Meredith Vieira was raised in nearby East Providence with her family. She graduated in 1971 from the Lincoln School, which was an all-girls school in Providence. In 1975 graduated from Tufts University with a degree in English.


Vieira has been in a broadcasting career since 1975. She began her career as news announcer for the WORC radio. Later she joined WJAR-TV as the local reporter as well as anchor. She also served for the CBS News for about a decade, from 1982 to 1993 where she was co host of the CBS News.

She also hosted American syndicated version of show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. She is currently linked with NBC news since 2006. In 2014 she also hosted talk show The Meredith Vieira Show. Very shy Vieira lives in New York City suburb of Westchester County. She is fear of bridges. She declined to approach pose in Playboy.

Personal Life

In June 14, 1986, Vieira married to super star CBS News journalist Richard M. Cohen. She and her husband Cohen are married for 28 years. They seem to be perfect example of Made for each other couples.  She has been very supportive and caring to her husband though Cohen has had two bouts of colon cancer.

She is great mother according to her children. They have three children, eldest son Benjamin Edwin Cohen, younger son Gabriel Anthony Cohen and youngest daughter Lily Max Cohen. She has allergy to metal and she does not wears her wedding ring. There is no news or rumors about her married life and they are having great time. They together attend various social functions and public functions. 

Net Worth

Superstar TV host Meredith Vieira had maintained her body perfectly. Even at the age of sixty she had good health and perfect body with breast 38, waist 29 and hip 38. Her weight is about 69 kg. Her height is 5 feet and 3 inches. Her dress size is 10. Her hair color is blonde. Her eye color is brown. With the image of celebrity host she has a net worth of about 40 million dollars. 

Social Media

Meredith Vieira is being followed in various social networks like Facebook and Twitters. Her presence can also be seen in Instagram where she uploads her photos often. Meredith's fan visits about her biography and personal life information in various sites like Wikipedia and IMDb.


by sanjeet, 09 Nov, 2015

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