Maria Menounos (born June 8, 1978) is an American actress and television host. She was born in Bedford, Massachusetts. Her parents are Greek and she speaks Greek fluently.
She competed in Season 14 of Dancing with the Stars with Derek Hough as her partner. Her team was the 9th to be eliminated, earning them 4th place.
This actress demonstrates the following tropes:
- Ascended Fangirl: She was a fan of wrestling and was happy to collaborate with WWE.
- Action Girl: Has decent skill in the ring.
- Annoying Laugh: She's a hot girl with a bad laugh.
- Arch-Enemy: Beth Phoenix. Every one of Maria's WWE appearances has Beth harassing her, then them having a match.
- Determinator: She entered her Wrestlemania 28 match with broken ribs, and was willing to take blows on them.
- Hospital Hottie: Sexy Nurse from Fantastic Four (2005) movie.
- Sabrina the Teenage Witch: Reporter
- Without a Trace: Chris Sanders
- One on One: Glinda
- One Tree Hill: Emily "Jules" Chambers
- Fantastic Four (2005): Sexy Nurse
- Scrubs: Tamara
- Entourage: Herself
- Kickin' It Old School: Jennifer
- Tropic Thunder: Herself
- Knight Rider 2008 Remake: DEA Agent Jessie Renning
- Extra: Herself
- In the Land of Merry Misfits: Risandra
- Funny Or Die Presents: Talk Show Host