Maria Goretti was born on 26 January 1972 in Goa, India. She was a popular MTV VJ before marrying actor Arshad Warsi . As of October 2009, she hosts a TV show, Do It Sweet on the NDTV Good Times channel.
While a student at the St. Andrew's College, Mumbai she joined Arshad Warsi's dance troupe and ultimately married Warsi on 14 February 1999. Their love story began when Arshad met Maria in 1991, at St. Xavier's Malhar festival. Their first child Zeke Zidaan was born on 10 August 2004 in Mumbai, India. She also has a daughter named Renee with Warsi.