Before 2014, Maria was rumored to have a romantic relation with her fellow meteorologist and storm chaser Reed Timmer. They finally engaged in October 6, 2014 and they promised to married soon. She is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs and it claims that they both are devoted to each other. Before Fox News Channel, she was a Bilingual TV meteorologist for AccuWeather. She also provided weather forecasts in both English and Spanish. She finally joined Fox News Channel (FNC) in October 2010. She was a regular member on many Fox shows, where she provided weather updates and she also ran the show FOX & Friend. She is also a member of the American Meteorological Society. There is no information about her net salary. She also uses Facebook and Twitter frequently.