Maria Menounos (born June 8, 1978) is an American actress. 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:
- Action Girl: Has decent skill in the ring.
- Arch Enemy: Beth Phoenix. Every one of Maria's WWE appearances has Beth harassing her, then them having a match.
- Determinator/Made of Iron: She entered her Wrestlemania 28 match with broken ribs, and was willing to take blows on them.
- Hospital Hottie: Sexy Nurse from Fantastic Four movie.
- Sabrina the Teenage Witch: Reporter
- Without a Trace: Chris Sanders
- One On One: Glinda
- One Tree Hill: Emily "Jules" Chambers
- Fantastic Four: Sexy Nurse
- Scrubs: Tamara
- Entourage: Herself
- Kickin' It Old Skool: 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