Three times Daytime Emmy Award-winner, Maura West came to prominence for portraying the role of Carly Tenny in the CBS’ soap opera, As the World Turns. She is also recognized for her role as Diane Jenkins in the American television soap opera, The Young and the Restless. Since 2013, she is starring in the medical drama series, General Hospital as Ava Jerome.
Maura West is married twice. Currently, she is living happily with her second husband, whom she shares four children. So, does Snyder have any children with her former spouse? Explore more about West’s personal life in the sections below.
Who Is Maura Jo Snyder? Bio & Wiki
Maura West was born as Maura Jo Snyder on 27th April 1972, in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Moreover, her nationality is American and belongs to North American descent. She grew up with her four siblings.
West and her family moved to Ludlow, Massachusetts. While there, she attended Boston University. Later, she graduated with a bachelor degree in fine arts (BFA).
Inside Of Maura West’s Career
Maura West started her career in 1995 from the American television soap opera, As the World Turns where she played the role of Carly Snyder. She worked with Meredith Hagner and Tom Pelphrey on the show. Later in 2000, she appeared in an episode of A Baby Story.
West made her appearance in the American television soap opera, The Young and the Restless where she starred as Diane Jenkins from 2010 to 2011. Furthermore, she featured in the fantasy horror mystery movie, Come Back to Me as Eileen in 2014.
How Much Is Maura West’s Net Worth?
Maura West’s net worth is around $5 Million as of 2019. Her main source of income is through her acting career. She also receives a bunch of money from her other works which include advertisements, endorsements deals, cameo appearances, etc. She boasts an annual salary of around $1 Million.
West co-starred with Kimberly McCullough and Jen Lilley in the American daytime television medical drama, General Hospital. Her co-stars Lilley and McCullough have an impressive net worth of $5 million and $4 Million respectively.
Maura West’s Personal Life: Married, Husband & Children
Maura West had her first encounter with her husband, Scott DeFreitas, an American actor on the set of As the World Turns. Later in 1999, Scott proposed to her at Yankee Stadium via the scoreboard in center field.
The couple tied the knot on 22nd January 2000, in Los Angeles, California. They invited their co-actors and relatives on their wedding. Together, they share four children, Joseph Peter (born on 29th March 2000), Katherine Marie (born on 9th January 2002), Basil John, (born on 30th January 2007), and Birdie West DeFreitas (born on 16th June 2009).
Before her marriage with DeFreitas, she was married to Jonathan knight in 1995, in Springfield, Massachusetts. From their marriage, they share a child, a son, Benjamin (born in June 1996). However, after four years of their marriage, they filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences.
Their divorce was finalized in 1999. On the other hand, West further has a son Benjamin Knight born on June 1996. So far, the father of her child is still unknown.
Interesting Facts About Maura West
- Maura West is a fan of the New York Yankees.
- Maura’s last name is her mother’s maiden name.
- One of her children, Joe West is a theatre actor.
- She is now 47 years old.
- Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
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