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.
- Holds the elite distinction of being the youngest person to ever co-host the _"Today" (1952)_ (qv) Show.
- Was an anchor on Channel One, a news program for school children usually played during the school day.
- She is of Greek descent.
- 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.
- Worked at Dunkin Donuts, making and selling donuts through junior high and high school.
- 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'.
- Was Miss Massachussetts Teen USA 1996.