Debbie Matenopoulos Biography
Despina “Debbie” Matenopoulos is an American journalist, television host, and lifestyle expert. She is a two-time Emmy Award Nominee.
Debbie Matenopoulos Age
Debbie Matenopoulos was born on 13 December 1974 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. She is 47 years old as of 2021.
Debbie Matenopoulos Height
Matenopoulos stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.
Debbie Matenopoulos Family
She was born in Richmond, Virginia, of Greek ancestry. Matenopoulos is the daughter of Efrosini, a hairstylist, and Nicolaos T. Matenopoulos. A furniture maker, She also has an older sister, Maria, and an older brother, Ike.
Matenopoulos’s birth name is Thespina Matenopoulos, named after her grandmother. Thespina was later anglicized to Debbie.
Debbie Matenopoulos Mother
Matenopoulos’s mother is called Efrosini Matenopoulos.
Debbie Matenopoulos Husband
Matenopoulos married Jay Faires, the president of Music at Lions Gate Entertainment and founder of Mammoth Records on July 5, 2003. In March 2008, the pair separated and Faires filed for divorce on November 12, 2008, in Los Angeles County Superior Court. citing “irreconcilable differences.”
She eloped with Jon Falcone in Greece in the summer of 2013. Matenopoulos gave birth to their daughter, Alexandra Kalliope Falcone, on October 29, 2014.
Debbie Matenopoulos Daughter
Matenopoulos is a mom. The former “View” co-host and her husband, Jon Falcone, welcomed a daughter, called Alexandra Kalliope Falcone, on October 29, her rep confirmed to People.
Debbie Matenopoulos Education
Matenopoulos graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, New York University. She also attended John R Tucker High School.
Debbie Matenopoulos Salary
Matenopoulos receives an annual salary of $76,186, according to The View journalist salaries.
Debbie Matenopoulos Net Worth
Matenopoulos earns an estimated net worth of $5 million US dollars.
Debbie Matenopoulos Career
Matenopoulos entered the entertainment industry at the age of 17 in 1997. She was hired as an MTV production assistant. Matenopoulos 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.
She also went on to host shows like Good Day Live on FOX, the Emmy-Nominated Instant Beauty Pageant The Style Network after the view. Matenopoulos also hosted E! shows, Life from the Red Carpet, The Daily 10, and Fashion Police. Among others, she was influential in the launch of the TV Guide channel where she was one of the first on-camera hosts.
She has also appeared in several films. Matenopoulos served as co-host for The Insider for two years and special correspondent for Entertainment Tonight. She is also a regular columnist for Hallmark’s Home and Family.
Debbie Matenopoulos Books
It’s All Greek to Me: Transform Your Health the Mediterranean Way with My Family’s Century-Old Recipes