Maria Quiban Biography
Maria Quiban is an American meteorologist, anchor, and reporter working for FOX 11 in Los Angeles, California as a meteorologist and news anchor. She joined the station in July 2000.
Maria Quiban Age / Birthday
Quiban is 52 years old as of 2022. She was born as born Maria T. Aviso on October 28, 1970, in Cebu City, Philippines. Quiban celebrates her birthday on the 28th of October every year.
Maria Quiban Height / Measurements
Quiban is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Maria Quiban Partner / Husband
Quiban has been married three times. The first marriage to her first husband happened when she was a teenager in Honolulu. Together, they had one child, Desmond Quiban who was born in 1987. The second marriage was on September 9, 1999, to her second husband, Brian Messner. In 2001, they divorced. She later married her third husband Sean Whitesell. Unfortunately, Sean died of glioblastoma multiforme on December 28, 2015. Together they had one son, Gus Whitesell who was born in 2010.
Maria Quiban Kids / Children
Quiban is a mother of two children from her three marriages. She has not shared much information about her children.
Maria Quiban Family / Relatives
Quiban was born and raised in Cebu City Philippines. Her family immigrated to Hawaii when she was 10 years old. She manages to keep information regarding her parents away from the limelight. Additionally, she shares no information regarding whether she has any siblings or not. We will update this information once it’s available.
Maria Quiban Education
After graduating from high school and earning her High School Diploma, she had to further her education. She joined Mississippi State University to pursue her career course. After finishing her studies there, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology in 2005. Prior to that, she attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa where she majored in Broadcast Journalism, and in 1996 she graduated with her degree.
Maria Quiban Career
Quiban is a meteorologist, anchor, and reporter at FOX 11 KTTV News in Los Angeles, California. Currently, she anchors FOX 11 Morning News from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m and gives the daily weather forecast on Good Day LA.
Prior to joining the FOX 11 Los Angeles News and weather team, she worked for OCN (Orange County News Channel). During her working time there, she served the station as a weather anchor for the daily 5, 6, 9, and 11 p.m. newscasts for two years. She also built and produced weather graphics for the station’s nightly broadcasts. Prior to that, she worked for NBC Hawaii News 8 in Honolulu, HI. While there, she served the station as the evening meteorologist.
When she can, she volunteers her time speaking to young single mothers about her own experience as a single mom in her teens. Having a baby while still in high school left her with very early responsibilities. She enjoys sharing her experience of struggle and success in hopes of inspiring another teen mom to achieve her dreams. Twenty- three years after the birth of her first son Desmond, she remarried and then embarked on a new journey of being a mom for the second time.
In December 2015, after an 18-month-long battle, Maria’s husband Sean passed away from Glioblastoma, a rare Brain Cancer Disease. Since then, she has been raising their son Gus and is now an advocate for Glioblastoma and Brain Cancer Awareness. She brings her unique life experience and passion to help tell meaningful and memorable stories.
Maria Quiban Salary
Quiban receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Maria Quiban Net Worth
Through Quiban‘s career as a meteorologist, anchor, and reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
Maria Quiban Husband, Sean Whitesell(glioblastoma multiforme)
When Sean was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme(GBM), she was completely unprepared. GBM is a deadly form of brain cancer. After she went through hell and back, she knew she never wants anyone to feel as lost as she did and that was when she decided to write a book, “In You Can’t Do It Alone.” She teams up with licensed therapist Lauren Schneider to offer a welcoming and supportive guide to healing from any traumatic loss.
Maria Quiban Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Quiban is active on her social media accounts. She has about 81K followers on her Facebook Page, about 45.7K followers on her Twitter account, and around 78.1K followers on her Instagram account.