Maurine was raised in Southern California and attended UCLA for her undergraduate degree and later went onto receive a Masters in Career Development from JFK University. She is presently working towards her Masters in Marriage Family Therapy at Northcentral University.
In her previous life and careers, Maurine worked as a make-up artist for TV and movie production, a vocational rehabilitation counselor and employment specialist. But, she is most proud of her work with children and families.
Her passions are singing, oil painting, gardening, and traveling the world. Maurine lives on a farm with 40 laying hens, five mini pigs, two goats, and two Great Pyrenees dogs.