Maureen E. McPhilmy is a public relation executive but she rose to fame after marrying an American host and author, Bill O’Reilly. However, the couple split after 14 years of marriage in 2008. As of 2018, McPhilmy is living a blissful married life her husband, Jeffrey Gross.
Early Life and Career of Maureen E. McPhilmy
Maureen E. McPhilmy was born as Maureen Elizabeth McPhilmy in Chittenango, New York, U.S. on May 11, 1966. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. She was only 5 years old when her parents divorced. McPhilmy attended St. Peter’s School and completed his schooling.
McPhilmy worked as a waitress in a restaurant during the initial phase of her career. She began working in the field of public relation in 1992 and as of 2018, she is an American public relation executive.
But she rose to fame after marrying popular TV host, author, political commentator, journalist, historian syndicated columnist, Bill O'Reilly. He worked for Fox News Channel and hosted The O'Reilly Factor from 1996 until 2017. His show was the highest-rated cable news show for 16 years.
Maureen E. McPhilmy's Net Worth
McPhilmy earned a good sum of the amount from her work. The average salary of Public Relations Executive salary in the United States ranges between $176,545–$270,733. So, McPhilmy might earn the amount between those figures.
She currently resides with her husband, Gross in a home worth $4 million in upscale Manhasset, on New York's Long Island. She received an alimony of $10 million in the divorce settlement with Bill O’Reilly.
Maureen E. McPhilmy's Personal Life and Affairs
Maureen E. McPhilmy is happily married to Jeffrey Gross, a veteran of the Nassau County Police Department after her split in 2010. Gross is a widower with two teenage children. Gross lost his wife, Kathleen McBride, due to cervical cancer in 2006. As of 2018, she is living a blissful married life with her husband and kids in Manhasset, New York.
Previously, she married political commentator, William James "Bill" O'Reilly, Jr. Their wedding took place in St. Brigid Parish of Westbury on November 2, 1996. They have a daughter, Madeline (born 1998), and a son, Spencer (born 2003).
The couple separated on April 2, 2010, but their divorce was finalized in September 2011. According to the document filed in the court, O’Reilly intended to sue McPhilmy for $10 million for misleading him about their agreement of separation. As of now, O'Reilly is dating Lynne Kulakowski.
In October 2004, Andrea Mackris filed a complaint against O’Reilly settling for $9 million. O’Reilly was fired from Fox News Channel alleging sexual harassment, abuse and racial discrimination from former female co-workers in April. O’Reilly and the network paid more than $13 million in settlements to five women.