Maria Pinay is originally from Chicago where she received a BA in Broadcast News and a minor in French. She left her hometown in 1993 for London to pursue a career in IT Training and Development. During her time in England, she met her French husband Christophe and married in 1997. Maria now lives in Paris with her set of girl/boy twins and a son. The entire family never stops enjoying the beauty and vibe of the city of light. She loves sports, plays tennis, reads, tries to eat healthy and is always on the prowl to try new fitness trends.