In The Life Of Maura Tierney

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In The Life Of Maura Tierney

Quick Information

  • Divorce/Split Once
  • Lesbian No
  • Eye Color Hazel
  • Hair Color Dark Brown
  • Hair Long
  • Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
  • Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 3 Inches
  • College New York University
  • High School Mount Alvernia Academy Elementary School
  • Career 1987–present
  • Net Worth $10 million
  • Ex-Husband Billy Morrissette (m. 1993–Div.2006)
  • Date of Birth Feb 03, 1965
  • Age 58 Years, 10 Months
  • Relationship Status Single
  • Sister/s Deidre Tierney
  • Brother/s Brian, Jospeh Tierney Jr
  • Mother Pat Tierney
  • Father Joseph M. Tierney
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Zodiac Sign Aquarious
  • Birth Name Maura Lynn Tierney
  • Profession Actress
  • Birth Place Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Nationality American

Maura Tierney leaves her husband of 13 years. 

Maura was in a romantic marriage with her husband. But, because of their private reason, Maura filed for a divorce from her partner. What may have been the cause for their separation after more than a decade of marriage? 

Maura Tierney’s Husband

Maura Tierney was married to Billy Morrissette, who is an actor and a writer as well. 

Maura first met Billy on a blind date set up by their mutual friends. Before officially starting the relationship with her husband, they both started off as a friend. However, after being friends and knowing more about each other, they decided to be in a relationship which moved forward to getting married. 

After dating for a while, Billy proposed to Maura, to which she answered yes. So, they both got married on 1st February 1993. They had a private wedding with their close friends and family.

Maura With Her Ex-Husband

Caption: Maura Tierney with her husband Billy Morrissette during Sundance Film Festival 2001.

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They were seen as a romantic couple who were living their best life together. However, their marriage unsuccessfully ended up after being together for 13 years. Maura filed for divorce against her ex-husband at the Los Angeles Supreme Court. She told the court that having irreconcilable differences was the reason behind the separation. 

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The court took about four months to settle the divorce. Following their divorce, Maura has kept her personal life quiet.

Maura and her ex-husband’s fan were devastated by the news of their divorce. Their fans were so in shock that they shared how sad they were after seeing the end of the beautiful relationship between the two. 

Even though the couple was together for 13 years, they did not have any children together. 

After getting divorced from her ex-husband, she has kept herself away from the spotlight.

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However, there was a rumor in the air of her dating actor Nick Nolte, but neither of them would confirm or deny their relationship status.

Maura And Nick

Caption: Maura Tierney and Nick Nolte were rumored to be dating, but their relationship was not that publicized.

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The two never openly flaunted their relationship, so basically, their relationship was never official and only the talk of the town.

After her divorce, Maura was diagnosed with a tumor in her breast. When she was all set for work on her new project, ‘Parenthood,' she got to know about her devastating health status.

Maura Tierney’s Cancer Journey

Back in 2009, while she was set to go for her new project with NBC on Parenthood,' she was diagnosed with a lump in her breast. Well! We can imagine how it must have made her feel when she was building up her career.

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She was devastated when she was first diagnosed with a form of breast cancer. She shared in an interview that she was more afraid of chemotherapy.

Although there were side effects, she was able to beat cancer and return to work after being absent for six months. The tumor was harmless and didn’t return to Maura, which is the best news for her as well as her fans.

Maura In The Ellen Show

Caption: Maura Tierney shares about her battle with cancer on The Ellen Show. (Published on Oct 18, 2010)

After winning her battle with cancer, she was frequently questioned about her decision to get plastic surgery. She first refused to answer the questions, but later revealed her reconstructive surgery on The Ellen Show. In addition, she shared her experience with her doctor on the procedure of the breast implant. 

It is plastic surgery in a way, but she had no choice due to her breast cancer. 

Even after her facing so many problems, she has been recognized as a successful American TV and movies actress. She has earned a lot through her acting career, and her net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.  

She has always been positive and worked hard. However, after suffering through a divorce and cancer, she has kept a low profile and kept her love life private. She hasn't made any public statements regarding her dating life.

Regardless, we wish this gorgeous luck in finding her soulmate soon. Of course, we'll keep you updated on her life in the following days, so stay tuned.