Maria Menounos Net Worth, Wiki Biography, Married, Family

Maria Menounos Net Worth

Maria Menounos has a net worth of $7 million dollars.

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Maria Menounos, of Greek heritage, was born on June 8, 1978, in Medford, Massachusetts, United States. Maria is a well-known TV journalist who has appeared on shows such as “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Today,” and others, but she originally rose to popularity in 1996 when she was crowned Miss Massachusetts Teen USA.

Maria Menounos has a net worth of $7 million dollars.

So, how wealthy is Maria Menounos? Maria Menounos’ net worth is estimated to be around $7 million, according to sources. Her net worth is primarily derived from journalism, but she also earns money from other endeavors.

Maria Menounos’ parents immigrated to the United States from Greece. In the year 2000, she graduated from Medford High School and Emerson College. She began competing in beauty pageants in 1995, at a height of 172cm and a weight of 52kg. Maria’s television career began in 2000, when she joined Channel One News as a reporter and interviewer. Menounos worked for “Entertainment Tonight” from 2002 until 2005, where she reported on fashion, music, and film. Meanwhile, she appeared in other television shows, including “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” (2002), “Without a Trace” (2003), and others, on a regular basis. Maria’s net worth increased as a result of all of these operations.

Maria had another major job on television in 2006, when she hosted the popular Eurovision Song Contest for US television, which was held in Athens, Greece. Marie made her big screen debut in the film “Fantastic Four” (2005), directed by Tim Story, in the role of Sexy Nurse. Later, she co-starred in Harvey Glazer’s comedy film “Kickin’ It Old Skool” (2007) with Jamie Kennedy, Michael Rosenbaum, and Miguel A. Nez Jr. The picture, however, was a box office failure, grossing only $4.4 million against a budget of over $25 million and receiving scathing reviews from reviewers. Regardless, Maria has been in a number of films, including Keven Undergaro’s “Adventures of Serial Buddies” (2011) and others.

Maria was named to FHM magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People” list in 2004, and she won both the Madden NFL Pro-AM MVP title and the “Smokin’ Hot TV Personality” award in 2010. Maria Menounos is a long-time WWE fan who has made multiple ring appearances since her debut in 2009, mostly in tag-team matches, and has done so effectively. Maria Menounos’ work on television, on the other hand, has been highly intense throughout her career; she has appeared as a guest on numerous discussion shows, secured roles in television movies, and hosted programs. Her most recent work includes hosting the news program “Untold” (2014).

Maria Menounos is married to producer and director Keven Undergaro, with whom she has been in a long-term relationship since 1998. Menounos is also a philanthropist and the founder of the “Take Action Hollywood” foundation, which promotes AIDS research.

# Fact
1 As March 9, 2016. Announced engagement to her long-term boyfriend Keven Undergaro.
2 Menounos has been named the 2014 CES Entertainment Matters Ambassador for her innovations in digital broadcasting through her creation of AfterBuzzTV and her digital talk show titled “Conversations with Maria Menounos”. AfterBuzzTV boasts an astounding audience of 20 million a week to over 100 countries and provides after show analysis of over 200 series.
3 Co-hosting The Eurovision Song Contest (2006) and the Semifinales in Athens, Greece with Sakis Rouvas. [May 2006]
4 Was stuck in an elevator on August 14, 2013. She went up into the elevator shaft and climbed up to the next floor.
5 Helped induct friend, Bob Backlund, into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 6, 2013 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Other inductees were Donald Trump, Trish Stratus, Bruno Sammartino and Mick Foley.
6 In a long-term relationship with Keven Undergaro [1998-present].
7 The youngest person to ever co-host Entertainment Tonight (1981) (2001) (age 22).
8 The youngest person to ever co-host the Today (1952) Show (2006-2007).
9 The youngest person to ever report for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (1970) (2011).
10 Is part of the 14th season of Dancing with the Stars (2005) partnering with Derek Hough.
11 Daughter of Constantinos Menounos and Litsa Menounos.
12 Announced that she is freezing her eggs to insure that she can have children someday when she has achieved her career goals [September 2011].
13 Has left Access Hollywood (1996) to become co-hostess on Extra (1994) [September 2011].
14 One of her favorite singers was Whitney Houston.
15 Ranked #71 on the FHMOnline’s Sexiest 100 Women in the World of 2009 list.
16 Ranked #79 on the FHMOnline’s Sexiest 100 Women in the World of 2003 list.
17 Ranked #70 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 list of 2009.
18 Founded umbrella-like charity “Take Action Hollywood” as a result of supporting so many causes. Her most sacred include diabetes research, pet over population and adoption, animal cruelty prevention, worldwide AIDS relief and awareness, general support and relief of allied troops and their loved ones.
19 Fluent in the languages of Greek, English and Spanish.
20 Worked at Dunkin Donuts, making and selling donuts through junior high and high school.
21 Was a janitor cleaning Boston nightclubs and bars with her parents from age 3 to 14.
22 Sang in her church choir from grade school to college.
23 Played basketball in high school.
24 Great fan of Turner Classic Movies. Looks forward to each Febuary, for TCM’s annual month long salute to Oscar.
25 Avid Professional Wrestling fan. Former WWE Champion Bob Backlund has been both a friend and part-time bodyguard.
26 Avid sports fan – most especially Boston sports. Personal friend of New England Patriot’s quarterback, Tom Brady, and Boston Celtic’s captain, Paul Pierce.
27 Resides on a rare Southern Victorian estate with her adopted dogs.
28 Owns the solid gold and pearl-handled revolver that Elvis Presley gave to Jack Lord.
29 Menounos still owns the very first car she bought when she moved to Los Angeles: a now fully restored 1962 candy apple red Chevrolet Corvair convertible.
30 Holds the elite distinction of being the youngest person to ever report for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (1970).
31 Holds the elite distinction of being the youngest person to ever co-host the Today (1952) Show.
32 Holds the elite distinction of being the youngest person to ever co-host Entertainment Tonight (1981) (age 22).
33 Ranked and Voted #8 by AskMen.com’s Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2007.
34 Ranked and Voted #5 by AskMen.com’s Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2006
35 Speaks Greek fluently
36 Joined Entertainment Tonight (1981) on April 30, 2002 as a correspondent, reporting on film, television, music and fashion. She left ET in 2005.
37 She is of Greek descent.
38 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 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) 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’.
39 Worked as an international correspondent for Channel One News.
40 Was an anchor on Channel One, a news program for school children usually played during the school day.
41 Graduated from Emerson College in Boston.
42 Was Miss Massachussetts Teen USA 1996.

 

 

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