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Maureen Orth Biography

Updated On 03 Oct, 2023 Published On 28 Jul, 2019
Maureen Orth

Facts of Maureen Orth

Date of Birth :
Age : 81 years old
Family Name : Orth
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Capricorn
Height : 5 Feet 4 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Maureen Orth

What is Maureen Orth marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Maureen Orth have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Maureen Orth having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Maureen Orth Lesbian ? No

When you are a reporter, like it or not, you will have to be on the field, interview people left and right; also be ready for some tough drilling! American reporter Maureen Orth has done it all and still managed to cover interesting and massive personalities such as Vladimir Putin, Madonna, and Michael Jackson; earning her status as a star commentator.

What Is Maureen Orth's Relationship Status? Is She Married Or Single? 

Maureen Orth is single at the moment and so does not have a partner. She is happy with where her life is at, with the people she loves. 

Maureen Orth is not married at present and is living single. 

Maureen furthermore stays away from any bad publicities and controversies for now. While it is evident that she does the same with her love life; that is not to say that she was not ever romantically linked with any person in the past.

Previously Married! 

The elegant lady was in an espousal relationship with journalist and lawyer, Tim RussertThe initial meeting and dating of the two eventually led to marriage at the Basilica de San Miguel, Madrid, Spain in December 1983. 

Maureen Orth with her late husband Tim Russert and their son Luke Russert.
SOURCE: Vanity Fair

The couple shared a son, Luke Russert (Born on August 22, 1985) from their time together. Sadly, it was not meant to be, and the lovely couple parted ways. So, what happened? 

The passing of Orth's partner

It was not divorce that drove the pair to separation but death that rests not in the hands of one. On June 13, 2008, which was a typical day for work, Russert and his wife could not possibly imagine that this would be their final day with each other. 

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On the same day, however, as a 58-year-old Tim bade the world farewell, which was a result of heart failure while at work. The public announcement of his demise was delayed until the news was conveyed to his family.

Orth was in Rome with her son at the time from where her spouse just returned for a Sunday TV show. Their visit to the place was a celebration of Luke's university graduation. 

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Star Wars day at Nats Stadium but Force not with Nats who lost—but fun with my pals.

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It looks like the family lives on with the memories of their loved one, and the star journalist regards her first husband as her last. That's some love, especially in the present day!

Did Maureen Orth Remarry After Her Husband's Death?

No, Maureen Orth has not remarried after her husband Tim Russert's death. Following her husband's passing, she has chosen to live a single life. It is believed that she resides with her son. 

How Much Net Worth Does Maureen Orth Have?

Maureen Orth possesses a net worth of $2 million through her books and journalism. Typically, the average salary of an American journalist is $43.5 thousand to $100 thousand, and an author is $18.60 per hour and $56,699 per year.

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Orth moreover is the author of several books including Vulgar Favors: The Hunt for Andrew Cunanan, the Man Who Killed Gianni Versace (Price= $45), and The Importance of Being Famous: Behind the Scenes of the Celebrity-Industrial Complex (Price= $21.55).

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The 76-year-old owns two pugs which cost around $700 to $1,500 each. Also, she is the founder of Fundaorth, a non-profit organization that aims to provide a systematic and standard education. 

Accordingly, the diva is a prominent figure in the modern-day who more than accomplishes a comfortable life.

Quick Facts: Maureen Orth

Maureen Orth is an American tabloid reporter and other. 
  • Maureen Orth was born Maureen Ann Orth on January 26, 1943, in California, USA.
  • She is of American nationality and white ethnicity.
  • Orth attended the University of California and graduated in 1964.
  • The female journalist served as the contributing editor at Vogue from 1984-1989.
  • She has been working for the famous American magazine Vanity Fair since 1988.
  • In her career, she has interviewed top world leaders such as Vladimir Putin, Margaret Thatcher, Carlos Menem, Mary Robinson, Barak Obama, etc.
  • Maureen reported on two of the major Hollywood child molestation cases- Actor and director, Woody Allen and musician, Michael Jackson.
  • The commentator has light brown eyes and hair.
  • She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters).

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Maureen Orth Married

First Marriage with Tim Russert

The elegant lady was in an espousal relationship with Tim Russert. The duo tied the knot on December 1983. Her husband was an American journalist and lawyer,

Maureen Orth Children

SON : Luke Russert

Father: Timiothey J. Russert

Luke Russert is the only child of father Tim Russert and mother Maureen Orth. Luke is an American broadcast news correspondent.

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