Maria Ressa | Biography, Age, Height, Net Worth (2021), Relationship, Family, Education, Facts, Wiki | Philipino-American Journalist

Maria Ressa Biography

Who is Maria Ressa?

Maria Ressa is a Filipino-American Journalist and author who has already spent nearly two decades working as a lead investigative reporter in South East Asia for CNN. She was born on October 2, 1963, in Vanilla, Philippines. As of 2021, she is 57 years old with 5 feet and 1-inch tall height. She was included in Time’s person of the year in 2018 as one of the journalists from around the world combating fake news.



On June 15, 2020, she was found guilty of Cyberlibel by a court in Manilla. She was arrested for Cyberlibel on February 13, 2019.

Educational qualification background

Maria Ressa completed her school education from Toms River High School North in New Jersey. she studied molecular biology and theater as an undergraduate at Princeton University. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Arts (B.A) English in 1986. She was awarded a Fulbright fellowship at the University of Philippines Diliman but she couldn’t complete her master’s degree.

Maria Ressa Family, Parents, and Siblings

Maria’s family belongs to Manila, Philippines.  Her parents moved to New Jersey when she was just 10 years old. Not much is known about her parents and siblings. Please let us know in the comment section if you know more information regarding her parents and siblings.

Relationships, Children, & Husband (2021)

No information is revealed about Maria Ressa’s relationships, marriage, and Husband. She once told in an interview that if she had her own children, She would not have been able to throw herself to risky work she is involved in. Please let us know in the comment section if you know information regarding her marriage, Husband, and children.

Income, Earnings, & Net Worth (2021)

Maria Ressa‘s income source is her profession of Journalism. She also earns by writing books. She has co-founded an independent production company. she also worked in a prestigious media organization CNN. Although, her Net Worth is not specified anywhere. according to our research, As of 2021, she must have a total net worth of around $1 million USD.




Biography & WIki Quick Summary

Name Maria Ressa
Full Real NameMaria A. Ressa
CountryUSA, Philippines
NationalityPhilipino-American
BirthplaceManila, Philippines
Date of Birth (Birthday)October 2, 1963
Age57 years old (2021)
Height5 feet and 1 inch
Net worth (2021)$1 million USD
Educational qualificationsB.A
School/college/UniversityPrinceton University, University of the Philippines Diliman

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Some facts about Maria Ressa

  • She founded an independent production company probe in 1987.
  • She also served as CNN’s  Bureau chief until 1995.
  • She specialized herself in investigating terrorist networks.
  • She wrote two books on the rise of terrorism in Southeast Asia.
  • In 2019, Ressa was included in the list of BBC 100 women.

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