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 _"Entertainment Tonight" (1981)_ (qv) (age 22).
- 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).
- Graduated from Emerson College in Boston.
- Ranked and Voted #8 by AskMen.com's Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2007.
- 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.
- Fluent in the languages of Greek, English and Spanish.
- Played basketball in high school.
- 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.