• Maria Stephanos is a journalist who works for Fox25 and WCVB Channel 5.
• She was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated from Umass Amherst College and Emerson College with degrees in journalism and mass communication, respectively.
• She has worked on radio, primarily with NPR, and has been rewarded with an Associated Press Award in 2000.
• She is married to her high school sweetheart Dale Stephanos and they have two children.
• She is active on social media, especially Twitter and Facebook, with over 44,000 and 20,000 followers, respectively.

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FactFor the role of singer Rino Gaetano, he sang all the songs in Rino Gaetano - Ma il cielo è sempre più blu (2007).

Who is Maria Stephanos?

Maria Stephanos was born on the 9th June 1964 in Boston, Massachusetts USA, and is a journalist, probably best recognized for working for Fox25 News Television, as well as at the WCVB channel 5. She has also worked on radio, primarily with NPR, among many other radio stations such as WABC Radio in New York. Her hard work was rewarded in 2000 with an Associated Press Award.

Maria Stephanos Bio: Early Life, Maiden Name, Parents, and Education

Unfortunately, there is no information in the media what is the maiden name of Maria, as she has only been professionally known as Maria Stephanos. Maria spent her childhood at Groveland in her hometown, where she was raised by her father, who worked as a salesman, and her mother, a beauty salon designer. Maria suffered a stroke when she was only three years old, but to no permanent effect. Upon matriculation from Boston High school, she enrolled at the Umass Amherst College, from which she graduated with a degree in journalism, then continued her education at Emerson College, where she earned her MA degree in mass communication.

Career Beginnings

Maria worked as a waitress during her college years, but soon after she got her degree, she started on radio, as a news reporter for such stations as WABC, WBUR, WNBC Radio and WCBS, among others. She was slowly building knowledge and experience needed for a further career, and it was in 1997 that she made her first breakthrough when she was recruited by Fox25 News Television to work as a general assignment reporter. Gradually her career was improving, and she joined Boston’s WFXT-TV where she was to be a news anchor and reporter for nearly eighteen years.

Rise to Prominence

As a general assignment reporter, Maria covered a number of major events across the US, including John F. Kennedy Jr., the Presidential recount vote live from Florida, the Worcester Cold Storage fire, and the 9/11 attacks, among many others. She was also given freedom to report on major sports events such as the Red Sox World series win and Patriots’ Super Bowl wins. Thanks to her dedication and hard work, her name became recognized all over the US, making her a star, however, it was in 2015 that Maria reached prominence as she was recruited by the WCVB Channel 5, since when she has continued to move up, and has held several other positions; she is now a co-anchor of “NewsCenter 5” with Harvey Leonard, the chief meteorologist, and sports anchor Mike Lynch.
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Do You Know How Rich Maria Stephanos Is?

Since launching her career, Maria has achieved highly; she worked for a number of radio and television stations before she reached her full potential, and was recruited by WCVB. So, have you ever wondered how rich Maria Stephanos is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Stephanos’ net worth is as high as $2 million. Pretty impressive don’t you think?

Do You Know About Maria’s Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Children?

When it comes to her personal life, Maria has been quite open about her most intimate details, sharing all that matters with her fans. She has been married for over 25 years to her high school sweetheart Dale Stephanos, who is now a prominent narrator and writer. Since tying the knot, the couple has welcomed son Liam, and daughter Isabella.

Internet Popularity

Since launching her career, Maria has managed to expand her popularity to social media platforms, especially Twitter and Facebook. Her official Twitter account has over 44,000 followers, used to promote her career, share her newest endeavors, such as her most recent interview with the manager of Red Sox, and has also shared her thoughts on the death of Senator John McCain. Maria can also be found on Facebook, on which she has over 20,000 followers, with whom she has also shared details from her career, but also her thoughts on other things that interest her. Most recently, she posted a picture of an empty nest and a text that covers her thoughts on her findings.

So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent journalist, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages.


1He was in a relationship with Delfina Delettrez-Fendi, daughter of Silvia Venturini Fendi of the famous Italian designer company "Fendi". Delfina is 13 years younger then Santamaria, being born in Rome in 1987.
2Italian voice of Christian Bale in Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012).
3August 2007: Delfina Delettrez-Fendi gave birth to his first daughter, Emma.
4For the role of singer Rino Gaetano, he sang all the songs in Rino Gaetano - Ma il cielo è sempre più blu (2007).




Brutti e cattivi2016post-productionThe Gander
È arrivata la felicità2015TV Mini-SeriesOrlando Mieli
They Call Me Jeeg Robot2015Enzo Ceccotti
Tre tocchi2014Man in the dream
Torneranno i prati2014Il maggiore
Non è mai troppo tardi2014TV MovieAlberto Manzi
È stata lei2013ShortNicola
Il venditore di medicine2013Bruno Donati
Pauline détective2012Simone
Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood2012Max Flamini
Una commedia italiana che non fa ridere2012ShortNarrator
I primi della lista2011Pino Masi
Gli sfiorati2011Bruno
Le cose che restano2010TV Mini-SeriesAndrea
600 kilos d'or pur2010Enzo
Baciami ancora2010Paolo
Il caso dell'infedele Klara2009Luca
Aspettando il sole2008Toni
15 Seconds2008Short
Fine pena mai: Paradiso perduto2008Antonio Perrone
Rino Gaetano - Ma il cielo è sempre più blu2007TV MovieRino Gaetano
Casino Royale2006Carlos
Il quarto sesso2006ShortJesus
Melissa P.2005Custode del museo
Romanzo criminale2005Il Dandi
Ma quando arrivano le ragazze?2005Nick Cialfi
Agata and the Storm2004Nico
The Card Player2004Carlo Sturni
Il posto dell'anima2003Mario
La vita come viene2003Marco
Passato prossimo2003Andrea
Sei come sei2002Bruno ("Appuntamento al buio")
Il sequestro Soffiantini2002TV Movieispettore NOCS Samuele Donatoni
Appuntamento al buio2002ShortThief
Sconvolto così2001Him
Amarsi può darsi2001Davide
La stanza del figlio2001Dive Shop Clerk
L'ultimo bacio2001Paolo
Almost Blue2000Simone Martini
Tierra del fuego2000Spiro
The Building1999ShortGianni
Ama il tuo nemico1999TV MovieErnesto
La vita che verrà1999TV Mini-SeriesTarchia
Ecco fatto1998Piterone
L'ultimo capodanno1998Cristiano
Dead train1997ShortAndrea
Fuochi d'artificio1997Er Banana


They Call Me Jeeg Robot2015performer: "Jeeg Robot, l'uomo d'acciaio"
Il caso dell'infedele Klara2009performer: "Don't Leave Me Cold", "Don't Leave Me Cold" end titles version
Rino Gaetano - Ma il cielo è sempre più blu2007TV Movie performer: "Ma il cielo è sempre più blu", "Nun te reggae più", "Ok papà", "L'operaio della Fiat", "Agapito Malfeni, il ferroviere", "E la vecchia salta con l'asta", "I Love You Marianna", "Tu, forse non essenzialmente tu", "La zappa... il tridente, il rastrello, la forca", "Sei ottavi", "Gianna", "Aida", "Resta vile maschio, dove vai", "Ti ti ti ti"


The Millionairs2016Short


OffStage - Interviste dal Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia2016TV SeriesHimself
9x10 novanta2014DocumentaryNarrator (segment "L'entrata in guerra") (voice)
Fotografi2014TV Series documentary
148 Stefano: Mostri dell'inerzia2011Documentary
Parla con me2010TV SeriesHimself
Mio figlio2008ShortHimself
Quelli che... il calcio2008TV SeriesHimself


Won Awards

2016DavidDavid di Donatello AwardsBest Actor (Migliore Attore Protagonista)Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot (2015)
2014Persol AwardItalian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
2010Special MentionItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsMio figlio (2008)
2010Kineo AwardKineo Awards, ItalyBest Supporting Actor (Migliore Attore Non Protagonista)Baciami ancora (2010)
2008Special Audience AwardPrimavera del Cinema Italiano Festival
2006Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Actor (Migliore Attore Protagonista)Romanzo criminale (2005)
2006Golden CapitalSannio FilmFestBest ActorRomanzo criminale (2005)
2004Shadowline AwardSalerno Shadowline Film Festival
2002Jury AwardNewport International Film Festival, Rhode IslandBest ActorL'ultimo bacio (2001)

Nominated Awards

2016Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Actor (Migliore Attore Protagonista)Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot (2015)
2013DavidDavid di Donatello AwardsBest Supporting Actor (Migliore Attore non Protagonista)Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012)
2012Kineo AwardKineo Awards, ItalyBest Actor (Migliore Attore Protagonista)Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012)
2010Golden GraalGolden GraalsBest Comedic Actor (Migliore Attore di Commedia)Aspettando il sole (2008)
2009Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Song (Migliore Canzone)Il caso dell'infedele Klara (2009)
2006Golden GraalGolden GraalsBest Dramatic Actor (Migliore Attore Drammatico)Romanzo criminale (2005)
2003Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Supporting Actor (Migliore Attore Non Protagonista)Passato prossimo (2003)
2002Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Supporting Actor (Migliore Attore Non Protagonista)Paz! (2002)
2001DavidDavid di Donatello AwardsBest Supporting Actor (Migliore Attore non Protagonista)L'ultimo bacio (2001)
2001Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Supporting Actor (Migliore Attore Non Protagonista)Almost Blue (2000)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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