Maria Menounos is an American entertainment reporter, television personality, actress and businesswoman. She has hosted Extra and E! News and served as a TV correspondent for Today, Access Hollywood, and co-hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens, Greece. She also co-created and is currently CEO of online podcast series network AfterBuzz TV. She is currently signed to WWE where she has served as an ambassador since 2013.

Birth Name

Maria Menounos

Nickname

Maria

Profession

Actress, Television Presenter, Journalist, Professional Wrestler, Entrepreneur

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Maria was born on 8 June 1978, in Medford, Massachusetts, United States.

Age

She is currently 40 years old.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Ethnicity

White

She has Greek ancestry.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Menounos attended the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Somerville, Massachusetts and ten went to Medford High School in Medford, MA. Later, she joined at the Emerson College in Boston.

Family Details

  • Father – Costas Menounos
  • Mother – Litsa Menounos
  • Siblings – Peter (Younger Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Maria dated –

  • Keven Undergaro (2017-Present) – She met Keven Undergaro when she was attending the Emerson college. She produced a 35 mm feature film with Keven, who was the head writer at MTV’s Singled Out. She married Keven on December 31, 2017 in Times Square. On October 6, 2018, Maria and Keven married for the second time in Akovos, Greece which was an Orthodox wedding.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7¾ inches
  • In centimeters – 172 cm
  • In meters – 1.72 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 59 kg
  • In Pounds – 130 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-23-36
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 23 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Maria is famous for being a TV correspondent for Today, Access Hollywood and Extra (in U.S.). Well known for co-hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens, Greece.

Film Debut

She first played a role of a nurse in the 2005 American superhero film, Fantastic Four.

Television Debut

Maria’s debut TV show was when she hosted the Channel One News show in 1990.

Brand Endorsements

Pantene

Maria Menounos Favorites

  • Favorite City – Boston
  • Favorite Place– Greece
  • Favorite Singer – Whitney Houston
  • Favorite TV Show – Breaking Bad (2008-Present)
  • Favorite Nail Color – Carry On by Essie

Maria Menounos Net worth

Menounos has a estimated net worth of $9 million dollars as of 2019. She is an award winning journalist and also the winner of Madden NFL Pro-AM MVP award and Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program in 2010 and 2014, respectively. She also co-created and is currently CEO of online podcast series network AfterBuzzTV.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Maria Menounos

  • She is very fluent in Greek.
  • She had tried her luck in beauty contests as well. In 1995, she started competing in beauty pageants. In 1996, Maria won the title of “Miss Massachusetts Teen USA”.
  • She placed second in the Miss Massachusetts USA 2000.
  • She had teamed up with Kelly Kelly to defeat the team of Eve Torres and Beth Phoenix at Wrestlemania XXVIII on April 1, 2012.
  • Maria is currently signed to WWE where she has served as an ambassador since 2013.
  • In August 18, 2013, at SummerSlam Axxess, she teamed up with Natalya to defeat Brie Bella and Eva Marie.
  • She had been a contestant at the 14th season of Dancing With the Stars teamed with Derek Hough. She finished 4th.
  • In 2004, she has appeared in FHM magazine, People magazine.
  • Menounos had won MadTV’s “Smokin’ Hot TV Personality” Award for 2010.
  • Menounos founded the charity “Take Action Hollywood!” after her trip to South Africa, where she reported on the effects of the AIDS crisis there.
  • She has also beaten Jessica Alba and Charlize Theron for “Cyber Vixen of the Year” on Spike TV’s video game awards.
  • Maria Menounos has hosted the WWE Hall of Fame red carpet pre-show for four years in a row (2014-2017).
  • She also appeared during the event as a guest backstage interviewer for WrestleMania 31, WrestleMania 32 and WrestleMania 33.
  • In 2014, she won a Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program for her work on Extra.

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