Jun. 8th, 1978
Medford, Massachusetts, USA
Maria Menounos' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - Entourage
2014 - Hits
2013 - The Right Kind Of Wrong
2008 - Tropic Thunder
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Contestant
Herself - Hostess
Herself - Guest
Herself - Guest
Entertainment News Anchor
Maria Menounos (Greek:Μαρία Μενούνου) (born June 8, 1978) is an American actress, journalist, television presenter and occasional professional wrestler known in The United States for her appearances as a correspondent for Today, Access Hollywood, Extra, and abroad for co-hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens, Greece.
- Played basketball in high school.
- Was Miss Massachussetts Teen USA 1996.
- Graduated from Emerson College in Boston.
- Founded umbrella-like charity "Take Action Hollywood" as a result of supporting so many causes. Her most sacred include diabetes research, pet over population and adoption, animal cruelty prevention, worldwide AIDS relief and awareness, general support and relief of allied troops and their loved ones.
- 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.
- Worked at Dunkin Donuts, making and selling donuts through junior high and high school.
- Avid sports fan - most especially Boston sports. Personal friend of New England Patriot's quarterback, 'Tom Brady (III)' (qv), and Boston Celtic's captain, 'Paul Pierce (III)' (qv).
- Holds the elite distinction of being the youngest person to ever co-host _"Entertainment Tonight" (1981)_ (qv) (age 22).