Birth Name: Meredith Louise Vieira
Place of Birth: Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 30, 1953
Ethnicity: Azorean Portuguese
Meredith Vieira is an American broadcast journalist, and television personality and game show host.
She was born to first generation Portuguese-American parents, Mary Elsie (Rosa) and Edwin Vieira, a doctor. Her grandparents were all Portuguese emigrants, from the Azores, three of them from Faial Island. Meredith was raised in East Providence.
Meredith is married to journalist, television producer, and author Richard M. Cohen, with whom she has three children, including journalist Gabe Cohen.
Meredith’s paternal grandfather was António/Antone Claudio Vieira (the son of Manuel Vieira and Maria José Vieira). António was born on Faial Island, Azores, Portugal.
Meredith’s paternal grandmother was Maria/Mary Louise Costa (the daughter of José/Joseph da Costa Melo and Maria/Mary das Mercedes/Merces Frazao/Fracao). Meredith’s grandmother Maria was born on São Miguel Island, Azores.
Meredith’s maternal grandfather was Domingos “Dominick” Correia/Correira da Rosa (the son of António Correia da Rosa and Maria Rosa da Conceição). Domingos was born on Cedros, Faial, Azores. António was the son of José Correia da Rosa and Maria Clara de Escobar.
Meredith’s maternal grandmother was Filomena/Philomena L. “Fanny” Silvia/Silva Silveira/Silveria (the daughter of Francisco da Rosa da Silva and Maria Lacerda Rosa). Filomena was born on Faial Island.
Genealogy of Meredith Vieira (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com