Greek-American actress, journalist, and television presenter
Maria Menounos (Greek: Μαρία Μενούνος) (born June 8, 1978) is a Greek-American actress, journalist, and television presenter known in America for her appearances as a correspondent for Today and Access Hollywood, and abroad for co-hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens, Greece.
Since 2009, she has hosted reunion specials of MTV's The Real World and the Real World/Road Rules Challenge.
Menounos appeared on the Knight Rider 2008 series episode "Fly By Knight", which aired on February 11, 2009 where she played a DEA agent who is in charge of investigating a plane crash.
On October 12 Menounos joined Nancy O'Dell when O'Dell guest hosted WWE Raw. She made her professional wrestling debut in a six diva tag team match with Kelly Kelly and Gail Kim against Beth Phoenix, Rosa Mendes, and Alicia Fox. Menounos's team was victorious, with the match highlighted by Menounos slapping the much larger-statured Phoenix.