Who is Maureen McGuire?
A woman who has often been mistaken for a broadcast journalist who served at Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)’ affiliate, Maureen McGuire, (they share the same first and last name), is actualy only known for her marriage to singer-songwriter Michael Bolton. She’s not a retired news anchor as many believe, however, we have learned some interesting facts about her.
Being a celebrity wife can be both a curse and a blessing, and if you ever wanted to know how it was for Maureen, let us tell you all about her life, career, and marriage to one of the world’s greatest musicians.
Early life and education
Maureen McGuire was born in East Haven, a small town in New Haven County, Connecticut USA; she holds American nationality and her ethnicity is White. She hasn’t shared information regarding her birthday and birth year, however, it is believed that she is in her 70s.
Maureen is quite secretive when it comes to her personal matters, and hasn’t spoken about her parents, any siblings, or her education. She once said that she dreamed of becoming a lawyer, however, it isn’t clear if she graduated herself.
Maureen enjoyed dancing and fitness when she was a young girl, and eventually began practicing yoga. Over the past nearly 30 years, Maureen has worked as a yoga teacher in her hometown.
She began teaching at East Haven’s recreation center, and at first her classes were focused on aerobics and dance, but she would end her classes with a yoga session. Her students liked that, so she continued teaching at her friend’s house; however, Maureen’s yoga classes became so popular among people of all ages that she asked permission to use the town beach, which was allowed.
Currently, Maureen teaches yoga at the East Shore Senior Center, at the Payne Whitney Gym, and is also a part-time member of the physical education department of Quinnipiac University, in Hamden, Connecticut.
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— Maureen McGuire (@MaureenMcGuire8) January 19, 2022
Maureen McGuire married Michael Bolton in 1975; they were both in their late 20s when they exchanged their wedding vows, at that time when Michael was at the beginning of his music career. There isn’t much information regarding their relationship, and even the exact wedding date and place haven’t been revealed.
The two share three daughters, namely Taryn, Isa and Holly, whose birthdays haven’t been disclosed either.
Maureen and Michael divorced in 1990, ending their marriage after 15 years, but haven’t commented on the reason for their separation. In his interview for the Sydney Morning Herald, Michael spoke about his marriage to Maureen, and among other things, he said that guys in their 20s don’t have a clue who they are, yet he was already married and had three daughters – people assumed that he was hinting about the reason for Maureen’s and his divorce.
According to sources, as of September 2022, Maureen has a net worth estimated at around $300,000, and if you wondered about the net worth of her ex-husband, Michael Bolton, it has been estimated at over $80 million.
Who is Michael Bolton?
Michael Bolotin – better known as Michael Bolton – was born under the zodiac sign of Pisces on 26 February 1953, in New Haven, Connecticut; he holds American nationality, and comes from a family of Jewish descent.
He began recording in 1975, and his debut album was released under his original family name. Michael’s early career was focused on hard rock, played with his band called Blackjack, and once opening for Ozzy Osbourne’s former band, Black Sabbath.
Some rumors were saying that Michael auditioned for the lead vocalist position after Ozzy left, however, Michael denied these, saying that it was only a rumor about which he didn’t know how it even started.
In the early ‘80s, Michael anglicized his name to Bolton, and soon gained his first major hit co-written with Doug James – the song “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You” sung by Laura Branigan, which became a worldwide hit.
Michael achieved his greatest success in the early ‘90s, and one of his major hits was his interpretation of “(Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding, and his first Grammy Award came with the cover version of “When a Man Loves a Woman” by Percy Sledge.
His timeless hit songs such as “All for Love”, “To Love Somebody”, “Once in a Lifetime”, and “Now That I Found You”, among many others, are some of the greatest pop rock ballads, according to critics and the public.
During his career, Michael has won two Grammy Awards and six American Music Awards; he’s released 24 albums and 35 singles, although none of them have peaked at #1 on the US charts. Michael has performed with numerous popular artists, including BB King, Celine Dion, Placido Domingo, and Zucchero, among many others.
Speaking of his personal life, after he divorced Maureen, Michael dated tennis player Gabriela Sabatini in 1991, and in 1992 was in a relationship with actress Teri Hatcher.
Through joint friend Kenny G., Michael met actress Nicollette Sheridan, with whom he dated from 1992 until 1995. The two eventually reunited after ten years, and Michael proposed to her in 2006. However, in August 2008, the couple confirmed that they had broken off their engagement.
Michael was romantically linked to numerous celebrity women, some of whom are Paula Barbieri, Cher, Brooke Shields, and Marla Maples.
He was in a relationship with Ashley Judd, from 1996 until 1997, and then, in 2001, rumors were saying that he was dating Pamela Anderson. Neither Michael nor Pamela confirmed these assumptions, which stopped after Michael began dating Deborah Yates, however, this love story ended in 2002.
In the following year, he was in a short-lived relationship with Valentina Agius, then after they separated, he began a relationship with Nancy O’Dell, but the two separated by the end of 2003, and as mentioned, in 2005, he reconciled with Nicollette Sheridan.
After they called off their engagement, Michael dated Helene Fischer, from 2010 until 2012, but as of September 2022, it seems that this 69-years-old romantic is single.