Medford, Massachusetts, U.S.
Maria did schooling from Medford High School in Medford, MA. Her alma mater includes Emerson college in Boston.
She has played basketball in high school.
TV Personality, Journalist, Actress, Occasional professional wrestler
- Father – Costas Menounos
- Mother – Litsa Menounos
- Siblings – Peter (Younger Brother)
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
5 ft 7¾ in or 172 cm
59 kg or 130 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Maria dated –
- Vin Diesel (2006) – 10 years older Vin Diesel was RUMORED to be dating with the journalist, Maria Menounos in 2006.
- Keven Undergaro (1998-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.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Greek ancestry.
She herself describes that her smile is her trademark and it is actually a mix of Fran Drescher and Woody Woodpecker.
34-23-36 in or 86-58.5-91.5 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
Her shoe size is 10 (US).
Best Known For
Appearances as a correspondent for Today, Access Hollywood, Extra (in United States)
For co-hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens, Greece. (in abroad)
2005 American superhero film, Fantastic Four (inspired by the Marvel Comics comic Fantastic Four) for her role as a sexy nurse.
First TV Show
Maria’s debut TV show was when she hosted the Channel One News show in 1990.
She had hired a personal trainer in the past to lose her fat, which she collected during her study times in school. Maria goes for 45 minutes of workout on Elliptical Trainer for 4 days a week. She also does a general circuit program which consists of jump ropes, squats, lunges, steps, push-ups, sit-ups. She does this circuit, whenever she gains some unnecessary weight.
Maria Menounos Favorite Things
- City – Boston
- Vacation Spot – Greece
- Singer – Whitney Houston
- Backpack – Elliott Lucca
- TV Show – Breaking Bad (2008-Present)
- Nail Color – Carry On by Essie
- Workout – In the form of Basketball
Source – RadarOnline, IMDb, MSN
Maria Menounos Facts
- She can speak Greek language and is fluent in it.
- From the age of 13 to 19, she worked at Dunkin’ Donuts.
- 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 has been a fan of WWE and has guest hosted WWE Raw on October 12, 2009.
- She had teamed up with Kelly Kelly to defeat the team of Eve Torres and Beth Phoenix at Wrestlemania XXVIII on April 1, 2012.
- She had been a contestant at the 14th season of Dancing With the Stars teamed with Derek Hough. She finished 4th.
- She has founded AfterBuzzTV with partner Keven. It is an online entertainment broadcast network.
- In 2004, she has appeared in FHM magazine, People magazine.
- Menounos had won MadTV’s “Smokin’ Hot TV Personality” Award for 2010.
- Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.