In 2005, Mara got married to Tommy Porter. It is also said that they also had romantic love affairs for several years before getting married. As a married couple, they have been parents once and they are expecting their second child.
With the completion of her high school graduation from some high school in United States, Mara joined University of California and finally earned her undergraduate degree from there. She then joined University of Maryland to pursue her master's degree. In 2007, she began serving NBC News as a digital correspondent and anchor of the show, Early Today. She also served as an anchor of MSNBC'S First Look since 2010. With the start of 2014, she joined ABC News and began serving them as a correspondent. Her net worth is expected to be high.