Jun. 8th, 1978
Medford, Massachusetts, USA
Maria Menounos' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Tropic Thunder
2007 - Kickin It Old Skool
2005 - Fantastic Four
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Host
Herself - Contestant
Entertainment News Anchor
Herself - Just the Facts Ma'am
DEA Agent Jessie Renning
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- Fluent in the languages of Greek, English and Spanish.
- Was a janitor cleaning Boston nightclubs and bars with her parents from age 3 to 14.
- Was Miss Massachussetts Teen USA 1996.
- Great fan of Turner Classic Movies. Looks forward to each Febuary, for TCM's annual month long salute to Oscar.
- Played basketball in high school.
- When a contestant in the Miss Teen USA Pageant in 1996, representing the state of Massachussetts, Miss Menounos was asked by pageant host 'Bob Goen' (qv) what she would like to do when she "grew up." Her response was "I want to work with you at E.T., Bob!". Her wish came true when she joined _"Entertainment Tonight" (1981)_ (qv) six years later as a correspondent for the show. She also answered viewers' questions about celebrities at the E.T. website (etonline.com), where her page was called 'Maria's Mailbox'.
- Menounos still owns the very first car she bought when she moved to Los Angeles: a now fully restored 1962 candy apple red Chevrolet Corvair convertible.
- Graduated from Emerson College in Boston.