Debbie Matenopoulos Bio-Wiki, Age, Family, Baby, The View and Net Worth
This article will answer every question you have about Debbie Matenopoulos. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.
- What does Matenopoulos do for a living?
- Who are Matenopoulos’s parents and siblings?
- What are Matenopoulos’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Matenopoulos married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Matenopoulos have any children?
- Where is Matenopoulos now?
- How tall is Matenopoulos?
- How much money does Matenopoulos earn?
- What is Matenopoulos’s net worth?
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Who is Debbie Matenopoulos?
Debbie Matenopoulos (born: Thespina Matenopoulos) is an American actress, television host, and celebrated journalist. She is a two-time Emmy Award Nominee.
Debbie debuted in the entertainment industry at the age of 17 in 1997. She was hired as an MTV production assistant. She also became the youngest person in history to hold a permanent position on daytime network television. Barbara Walters handpicked her to be among the five first co-hosts on ABC’s venerable talk show The view. It was Walters’ new talk show.
After the view, she also went on to host shows like Good Day Live at FOX, the Emmy-Nominated Instant Beauty Pageant The Style Network. She also hosted E! shows, Live from the Red Carpet, The Daily 10, Fashion Police among others Debbie was influential in the launch of the TV Guide channel where she was one of the first on-camera hosts.
Matenopoulus has also appeared in several films. She served as co-host for The Insider for two years and special correspondent for Entertainment Tonight. She is also a regular columnist to Hallmark’s Home and Family.
How Old is Debbie Matenopoulos?
Debbie was born on December 13 1974 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. She was born Thespina Matenopoulos. Her name Thespina was later anglicized to Debbie. She is 46 years old as of 2021. Debbie shares her birthday with other notable personalities such as Taylor Swift, Dick Van Dyke, Jamie Foxx, Katherine Schwarzenegger, Steve Buscemi, Christopher Plummer, among others.
Debbie Matenopoulos Family
Who are Matenopoulos’s parents?
She is of Greek Ancestry. She is a daughter to Nicolaos T. Matenopoulos who is a furniture maker and her mother Efrosini is a hairstylist. Her father was stricken by ALS and later died in 2012.
Does Matenopoulos have siblings?
Debbie has two siblings, a brother called Ike Matenopoulos and a sister Maria Matenopoulos Thurman.
Debbie Matenopoulos Education
She attended high school at John Randolph Tucker High School. She then joined Virginia Commonwealth University for only one year then transferred to the Journalism Department at New York University.
Matenopoulus became a member of the women’s fraternity Alpha Omicron Pi. She also worked at MTV as an intern while at New York University. She swiftly moved up the ranks and soon became story coordinator for UnFiltered.
Debbie Matenopoulos Husband
She married Jay Faires, the president of Music at Lions Gate Entertainment and also the founder of Mammoth Records on July 5, 2003. In March 2008, the couple separated. On November 12, 2008, Faires filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court where he cited “irreconcilable differences.” In the summer of 2013, she eloped with Jon Falcone her one-year boyfriend in Greece.
Debbie Matenopoulos Baby | Daughter
On October 29, 2014, She gave birth to her daughter with Jon Falcone. She was named Alexandra Kalliope Falcone.
Debbie Matenopoulos The View
After a chance meeting with Barbara Walters, Debbie was invited to audition and was cast. She became the youngest Co-host on the show. After over seven years after her last appearance on the show, Debbie was invited back as a special guest co-host for a day. It was the first of many more appearances she made on the show over years.
Debbie Matenopoulos Home and Family
She is the host of Hallmark Channel’s show Home and Family. She offers advice in the areas of home improvement, parenting, fitness, and health. Being a Greek-American girl at heart, her love of tradition, family, and her love of Greek culture is crucial to her above all else. She is always very passionate about sharing her experience with family, food, health, and fitness.
Debbie Matenopoulos Cookbook
It’s All Greek To Me
She was the first member of her family born in America. She grew up in a traditional Greek household, eating delicious and authentic Greek cooking that her family passed down for generations. In It’s All Greek to Me, She shares 120 of her family’s traditional Greek recipes. She also adds her own touch to make them even healthier and easier to prepare.
Debbie Matenopoulos Net Worth
She has a net worth of $3.5 million and an annual salary of $300,000.