Maria Menounos

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Quotes (4)

  • Maria: A lot of people criticized me at a young age, because I wanted to do a lot of different things. And that’s just how I am. I’m happiest when I’m doing a million things. I don’t see my career going in any one direction. I see myself doing a potpourri of things.

  • Maria: I have never been happy doing just one thing.

  • Maria (on her 'One Tree Hill' character): I'm really excited, because the character, Jules, is a really awesome character. I'm really excited to be playing her, and overall, I'm really excited to be getting back to my acting roots.

  • Maria: A lot of people didn’t realize that I acted before I did anything else. I was living in Boston, so there wasn’t very much I could do in the Hollywood arena. My parents were really against it. And that’s how I ended up getting into television and broadcasting, because my parents wouldn’t allow acting. So most of my acting experience came in college when I was living away from them. I acted in various independent films, and I got some commercial work and stuff like that.

Trivia (29)

  • Maria is ranked #91 in the "100 Hottest Brunettes of AIM".

  • Maria Menounos and Sakis Ruvas were the hosts of the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Greece.

  • Maria was voted as the #8 fantasy girlfriend in a poll conducted by AskMen.com for the Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2007. The website asked Voters to consider qualities including sex appeal and beauty, and intelligence, humour, charisma and ambition.

  • When Maria was a high school student she was late to school because she had to watch the morning news on CNN some days.

  • Maria was number five on the AskMen.com's Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2006 list.

  • Maria will co-host the annual "Eurovision" song contest, in Athens, Greece from May 18th to the 20th. Greece has won last year's contest.

  • Maria's won Spike TV's Video Game Awards for Cyber Vixen of the Year as Eva in James Bond 007: From Russia With Love.

  • Maria's voice was featured in the 2005 Electronic Arts video game, From Russia with Love.

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