Maria Menounos

Maria Menounos is a journalist, television personality, professional wrestler, actress, and businesswoman of Greek and American descent. Extra and E! News are just a few of the shows that the popular American star has hosted. She also worked as a television correspondent for Today and Access Hollywood, as well as co-hosting the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest in Athens, Greece. She is also the co-founder and current CEO of AfterBuzz TV, an online podcast series network.

So, how familiar are you with Maria Menounos? If that’s not enough, we’ve assembled everything you need to know about Maria Menounos’s net worth in 2021, including her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, children, biography, and personal information. Thus, if you’re ready, here’s all we know about Maria Menounos so far.

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

As a television personality and entertainment host, Menounos has had a successful career thus far. She has hosted some of the most well-known shows in the United States, and these appearances should be compensated handsomely. Maria has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2021, based on her previous employment.

Early Life and Biography

Maria was born on June 8, 1978, in the Boston neighborhood of Medford, Massachusetts. Litsa and Costas Menounos, her parents, were Greek immigrants who came to the United States before she was born and worked as janitors in a Boston nightclub. She has a younger brother named Peter Menounos, and the two used to go to the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Southville, Massachusetts, when they were little.

Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

So, how old is Maria Menounos in 2021, and how tall and how heavy is she? Maria Menounos, who was born on June 8, 1978, is 43 years old as of today’s date, August 26th, 2021. Despite her height of 5′ 8′′ in feet and inches and 173 cm in centimetres, she weighs 130 pounds and 59 kg. Her hair is Dark Brown, and her eyes are Dark Brown.

Background of Education

Maria attended Medford High School as a child and began competing in beauty pageants in 1995. She was crowned Miss Massachusetts Teen USA the following year, and after competing in Miss Teen USA, she was placed in the top 15 with an honorable mention. She competed for the Miss Massachusetts crown in 2000, but came in second place. Maria earned her bachelor’s degree in 2000 from Boston’s Emerson College.

Personal Life: Boyfriends, Husbands, and Children


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Since April of 1998, Menounos has been in a relationship with filmmaker and producer Keven Undergaro. On The Howard Stern Show on March 9, 2016, Undergaro proposed to her, and she accepted. Menounos married Undergaro in Times Square during the New Year’s Festivities on December 31, 2017, in a ceremony performed by Steve Harvey. On October 6, 2018, the pair married in an orthodox ceremony in Akovos, Greece.

A Professional Life


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She began her career as a reporter for Channel One News during her final year at Emerson, where she flew to El Salvador to cover the January and February 2001 earthquakes. During the Military’s Operation Eagle Assist, she also interviewed NATO aircrew members aboard an E-3 AWACS jet, as well as President George W. Bush. Entertainment Tonight hired her in 2002 to cover movies, music, and fashion. She quit in 2005 to pursue acting, but eventually joined Access Hollywood, a competitor program. As Eva Adara in the 2005 Electronic Arts video game James Bond 007: From Russia with Love, she provided her voice. Adventures of Serial Buddies, which Menounos starred in and produced, is widely regarded as the first serial killer buddy comedy. She paid for the recovery and restoration of In the Land of Merry Misfits, a film she produced in college, in 2005. Menounos is also a key figure in AfterBuzzTV, an online entertainment network she and her husband co-founded. In 2007, she resumed her career as an international ambassador for Pantene hair products, appearing in print and television commercials. She was the first and only journalist to interview the whole Obama family in 2008, and she was the first and only journalist to do so. She was confirmed as a co-host of Warner Bros.’ Extra in 2011, where she would be joined by Mario Lopez. Chasing Maria Menounos, a reality TV show, premiered on the Oxygen network on March 18, 2014. She took over as co-anchor of E! News from Giuliana Rancic in 2015, but had to stand down in July 2017 owing to her ongoing fight with a brain tumor. Maria has been engaged with WWE as a host for some of their shows and as a participant in some of their matches as a fan of the company.

Awards and Achievements

Throughout her career, Menounos has garnered numerous prizes and accolades. She was named one of the “50 Most Beautiful People” in FHM and People magazines in 2004. She received the Madden NFL Pro-AM MVP Award in 2010 after defeating Jessica Alba and Charlize Theron for “Cyber Vixen of the Year.” Her work on Extra earned her a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program in 2014.

Some Interesting Facts of Maria Menounos

  • She was a member of the Emerson Independent Video organization while at Emerson College.
  • Apart from being a well-known figure, Maria has also been actively involved in charity activities, such as founding “Take Action Hollywood!” after experiencing the consequences of AIDS in South Africa.
  • Maria Menounos is a lovely and amusing character. She has a sizable following, and she never fails to make them pleased. Her career is far from done; she still has a lot to contribute, and we eagerly await her future achievements.

Facts of Maria Menounos

Real Name/Full Name Maria Menounos
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Maria Menounos
Birth Place: Massachusetts, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 8th June 1978
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 59 Kg
In Pounds – 130 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Costas Menounos
Mother – Litsa Menounos
Siblings: Peter Menounos
School: Medford High School
College: Emerson College
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Keven Undergaro
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Entertainment reporter, television personality, professional wrestler, actress, and businesswoman
Net Worth: $10 Million