Jun. 8th, 1978
Medford, Massachusetts, USA
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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.
- Sang in her church choir from grade school to college.
- Ranked and Voted #8 by AskMen.com's Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2007.
- Holds the elite distinction of being the youngest person to ever report for NBC's Nightly News.
- 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'.
- Ranked and Voted #5 by AskMen.com's Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2006
- Resides on a rare Southern Victorian estate with her adopted dogs.
- Owns the solid gold and pearl-handled revolver that 'Elvis Presley' (qv) gave to 'Jack Lord (I)' (qv).
- 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).