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
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.
- Was an anchor on Channel One, a news program for school children usually played during the school day.
- Great fan of Turner Classic Movies. Looks forward to each Febuary, for TCM's annual month long salute to Oscar.
- 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.
- Speaks Greek fluently
- 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).
- Joined _"Entertainment Tonight" (1981)_ (qv) on April 30, 2002 as a correspondent, reporting on film, television, music and fashion. She left ET in 2005.
- Ranked and Voted #5 by AskMen.com's Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2006
- Sang in her church choir from grade school to college.