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
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.
- Holds the elite distinction of being the youngest person to ever co-host the _"Today" (1952)_ (qv) Show.
- Great fan of Turner Classic Movies. Looks forward to each Febuary, for TCM's annual month long salute to Oscar.
- Owns the solid gold and pearl-handled revolver that 'Elvis Presley' (qv) gave to 'Jack Lord (I)' (qv).
- Avid Professional Wrestling fan. Former WWE Champion 'Bob Backlund (I)' (qv) has been both a friend and part-time bodyguard.
- Resides on a rare Southern Victorian estate with her adopted dogs.
- 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.
- Was a janitor cleaning Boston nightclubs and bars with her parents from age 3 to 14.