Maria Menounos was born on June 8, 1978 in Medford, Massachusetts. She is a journalist, television personality and actress.
Biography and Career :
She attended the Emerson College in Boston. Her career as a model began when she started participating at beauty contest.
In 1996 she won the Miss USA title and in another year she won the Miss Massachusetts Teen USA title. Soon she started working as a reporter for Entertainment Tonight.
While still being at college she received a job at Channel One News. There she interviewed George W. Bush and went to El Salvador to send details about the 2001 earthquake.
For the Entertainment Tonight she took interviews to famous people as the Osbournes or Robin Williams. She gained her boss trust and received the job of hosting the ET
on MTV & VH1.
She began to produce, host and write for the news and 1999 was the year she appeared in the movie "George's Auto". FHM and People are magazines in which she appeared. As a producer she did "In the Land of Merry Misfits" and "Longtime Listener".
Helping people is something she likes doing often and she even founded the 'Take Action Hollywood!' foundation. The media said she had a relation with the famous Vin Diesel.
- Height: 173 cm
- She has Greek origins.
- She won the Miss Massachusetts Teen USA title in 1996.
- She was placed on the fifth place and on the eight in the AskMen.com's Top 99 Most Desirable Women in 2006 and 2007.
- She worked as an anchor and international correspondent for Channel One.
- "Integrity is integrity. I don't push it to the side because I'm talking to Julia Roberts."
- In the Land of Merry Misfits (2007)
- Kickin It Old Skool (2007)
- Fwiends.com (2006)
- Scrubs (1 episode, 2006)
- James Bond 007: From Russia with Love (2005) (VG)
- Fantastic Four (2005)
- One Tree Hill (10 episodes, 2004-2005)
- One on One (1 episode, 2004)
- Without a Trace (1 episode, 2003)
- Today (3 episodes, 2005-2007)
- Access Hollywood (11 episodes, 2005-2007)
- Howard Stern on Demand (3 episodes, 2006)
- AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Sean Connery (2006) (TV)
- Entourage (1 episode, 2006)
- The Eurovision Song Contest (2006) (TV)
- The Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final (2006) (TV)
- The Tony Danza Show (2 episodes, 2004-2005)
- Jimmy Kimmel Live (2 episodes, 2003-2005)
- Last Call with Carson Daly (1 episode, 2004)
- The Teen Choice Awards 2004 (2004) (TV)
- Howard Stern (1 episode, 2004)
- Countdown to the Oscars 2004 (2004) (TV)
- Punk'd (1 episode, 2003)
- Pet Star (2 episodes, 2003)
- The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (2 episodes, 2003)
- The View (1 episode, 2003)
- Entertainment Tonight (1981) TV Series (unknown episodes, 2002-2005)
- Channel One News (1990) TV Series (unknown episodes).
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