Maria Menounos is a professional television personality, actress, and wrestler. Menounos appeared as a television personality in different series includes Hollywood, Today, Extra and also served as the host in Athens for Eurovision Song Contest 2006. Keep reading to know more about Maria Menounos net worth in 2018.
Maria Menounos Early Life
Maria was born on June 8, 1978, in Medford, Massachusetts. Her education was completed from the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church situated in Somerville. She also educated from the Medford High School in Medford. Later, she started appearing in the beauty pageants and won the title ‘Miss Massachusetts Teen USA’ after getting the 15th rank at Miss Teen USA. In 2000, she got the 13th rank in preliminaries and she again participated for Miss Massachusetts USA where she becomes the runner-up. She went to Boston’s Emerson College to be a participant in the Emerson Independent Video along with graduation degree from there.
Maria Menounos Career, Awards and Achievements
Menounos started her career as the reporter in Channel One News. To complete a single assignment of 10 minutes, she has to travel different places like El Salvador earthquakes, NATO aircrew member’s board, E-3 AWACS plane at the military alliance, etc. while reporting on the entertainment tonight; she was reported on the theme of music, fashion, and movies. After, she left reporting and started her career in the field of acting. Her first step was made for joining Access Hollywood which was a rival program. She also becomes the co-host in the starting episodes of the series ‘Today’ in 2006. Before the show, she also appeared in the episodes of Punk’d where she has to face the awkward interviews in ‘Red Carpet Interviews’.
In 2004, Maria has made her appearance in the series of UPN as ‘One on One’. She also offered for the movie based on the comic book as ‘Fantastic Four’ where she played the role of a nurse and romanced with Chris Evans who played the role of Human Torch. Later, she gave her voice in ‘James Bond 007: From Russia with Love’ video game for the role of EVA Adara. She also becomes the spokesperson for the hair products ‘Pantene’.
In 2009, she has made her career in the field of WWE and appeared for the first time in the month of October. She played in a tag team match in the WWE Raw with Kelly Kelly and Gail Kim in the opposition of Beth Phoenix, Rosa, and Alicia. In the match, she got her first victory which lifts her career in that field for a longer time. In 2011, she made her return entry with the WWE Tribute to the Troops and played with the team of Alicia, Eve and Kelly in the opposition of The Divas of Doom and The Bella Twins.
Awards and Achievements
Menounos has achieved numerous achievements in her career starting from the host to the wrestling. Her name also appeared in the FHM magazine along with the People magazine for the top 50 most beautiful people. She also got the title of Cyber Vixen of the year after beaten Jessica on the Spike TV game awards. Later, she got the Madden NFL Pro-Am MVP award in the year 2010. She also won the Emmy award for working in the Extra as outstanding entertainment news program in 2014.
Net Worth of Maria Menounos
Maria is an American actress and television personality who has the net worth of more than $11.5 million. She began earning while working as a reporter and later moved in the field of acting. She got more fame as an actress instead of reporting. Her entry into the World Wrestling Entertainment has helped her to earn millions of dollars per annum.
Menounos achieved a great position in her life and now people know her as a wrestler. Her roles as an actress are mostly noticed as compared to the other actress because of her hot appearances. She always tried to be frank with others and playing WWE wrestling to entertain her fans.