Maria Menounos

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Maria Menounos

Maria Menounos

Maria Menounos- Biography

Maria Menounos is an entertainer, television personality, actress, and professional wrestler from the United States. She is well-known for her work as a host on Extra and Enews! In addition, she has worked as a correspondent for Today and Access Hollywood. She has won several pageants as well as an Emmy award.

What is the Net Worth of Maria Menounos? Salary, Earnings

Maria has amassed enormous riches through her work in television, cinema, and as a host and podcaster over the course of several years. Her main source of revenue comes from these numerous forms of entertainment. Her net worth is expected to be around $4.5 million in 2022.

Maria Menounos- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Maria was born on June 8, 1978, in Medford, Massachusetts, United States. Her parents, Costas and Litsa Menounos were Greek immigrants who raised her. Her parents were janitors in a Boston nightclub. She has a brother named Peter, according to what is known.

Her high school education was finished at Medford High School, after which she went on to attend Emerson College in Boston, where she graduated in the year 2000, however her major is unknown.

Quick Facts

Real NameMaria Menounos
Birth Date8 June 1978
Age (as of 2022)43 Years
Birth PlaceMedford, Massachusetts, United States
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionEntertainer, Reporter, Television Personality
ReligionGreek Orthodox
Sun signGemini

Maria Menounos- Relationship, Married Life

Maria is currently married to director and producer Keven Undergaro. They started dating in 1998 and married in 2017. She was proposed to live on her radio show “The Howard Stern Show,” and they married in December 2017 at Time Square during New Year’s Eve festivities, which were broadcast live on Fox Channel’s New Year’s Eve with Steve Harvey. They also had a traditional wedding in Greece later on. Maria has had medical problems, as she was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2017 and had surgery to remove it. She has tried for a kid several times but has been unsuccessful, so she is now looking into surrogate options.

Maria Menounos- Professional Career

Maria began her modeling career in 1995 when she began modeling and competing in beauty pageants. As an adolescent, she won Ms. Massachusetts Teen, USA, but was unable to win Miss Teen USA. She also competed in Ms. Massachusetts USA in the year 200, finishing as a runner-up. She began her career as a reporter while still in college, working for Channel One News. Maria was there at a number of major events and interviewed NATO aircrew members as well as survivors of the 2001 earthquakes. She went on to work as a fashion and music correspondent for Entertainment Tonight in 2002, but she resigned soon after in 2005.

In the years that followed, she worked as a correspondent for Access Hollywood and Tonight, and in 2005, she made her film debut as a nurse in Fantastic Four. She received a lot of attention for her voice, which she used in the dubbing for the James Bond video game. Later, she became a Pantene spokesperson, and the following year, in 2006, she was chosen to host the Eurovision Song Contest. She competed in “Dancing with the Stars” in 2012 but was eliminated after finishing in fourth place. She launched her own show, “conversations with Maria Menounos,” with Zoe Saldana as her first guest, and in 2014, she launched a reality show, “following Maria Menounos.”

Widespread Fame

She began working as a co-anchor at E! News in 2015 and continued until 2017 when she took a leave of absence due to illness. She is also a wrestler, having made her debut in 2009. She was a member of the WWE homage to the troop’s team and won multiple matches. Maria also competed as a WWE Diva’s Champion and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013. She has also hosted the red carpet for the WWE Hall of Fame event for six years in a row, beginning in 2014.

She founded the online entertainment network Afterbuzz tv, of which she is the CEO and a board member. Several podcasts are available on the platform, including Maria’s own “conversations with Maria Menounos.” She is also currently under contract with WWE. She recently launched an online social event with Dunkin Donuts in which she would conduct a series of celebrity interviews. She also recently co-hosted the Live with Kelly and Ryan show to stand in for Kelly Ripa, which drew a lot of attention.

Philanthropy

Maria has always been concerned with social work and acts, and she founded a charity organization called “Take Action Hollywood” after visiting South Africa and witnessing AIDS concerns. She also founded the “cosmo girl cup,” a competition in which girls participate in social service and welfare activities. She has also raised awareness about a number of critical problems, such as blood donation.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Heightin feet inches – 5’ 7.5” – in Centimeters – 172 cm
Weightin Kilograms – 59 kg  –  in Pounds –  130 lbs
Body Measurements34-24-35
Bra Size32C
Waist Size24 inches
Hips Size35 inches
Shoe Size8 (U.S.)
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown
Body TypeSlim

Trivia

  • She was a member of the Organization Emerson Independent video while in college.
  • People and FHM magazines named her one of the 50 most influential women.
  • She received a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program in 2014 for her work on the show “Extra.”
  • On Spike TV’s Video Game Awards, Maria was named “Cyber Vixen of the Year.”
  • In 2010, she was also named the Madden NFL Pro-AM MVP.
  • In 2003, she made a brief appearance in an episode of the show “Punk’d.”
  • Maria was designated CES entertainment matters, Ambassador, in 2014 for her After buzz tv online entertainment network.
  • Prior to working at Channel One, she was involved in the making of a short film in college called Land of the Merry Misfits, the negatives of which were stolen.
  • It was later found and narrated by John Waters.
  • It debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2007.
  • Before becoming a host and actor, she worked at Dunkin’ Donuts.
  • Litsa, her mother, died of brain cancer earlier this year.

Last Thoughts

Maria is a gifted woman with a wide range of interests and abilities. She has built a name for herself in a variety of fields, including entertainment, news, and sports. Maria is a physically fit and active woman who enjoys entertaining and hosting. She is also a devoted daughter and wife who hopes to become a mother soon. Her journey has been filled with both success and problems over the years, and she has overcome all of them to be where she is today.