Debbie Matenopoulos Bio, Wiki, Husband, Net worth, Age, Height, Family

Debbie Matenopoulos, best known as an American TV presenter and journalist, is known for her work on several news, lifestyle and music channels over the years. She has immense experience in her field and is one of the most recognized names in the industry.

Debbie Matenopoulos Bio, Wiki, Husband, Net worth, Age, Height, Family

Early life

Debbie Matenopoulos was born on December 13, 1947 in Richmond, Virginia, USA to parents Efrosini and Nicholas Matenopoulos. She grew up in her hometown with her two siblings, Maria and Ike. She was born into a white Christian family and was named after her late grandmother.

Debbie completed her high school education at John Randolph Tucker High School and for her college education; She attended Virginia Commonwealth University for a year. She later transferred to New York University, where she enrolled in the journalism program.

Debbie Matenopoulos’ career

Debbie began her journalism career as an intern at MTV while she was in college. After graduating, she continued to work at MTV and was promoted to coordinator of the show UnFiltered. She also worked as a production assistant at MTV in 1997 and was also cast as the youngest co-host on Barbara Walter’s talk show titled The View.

She joined TV Guide Channel in 1999 as one of the first on-air presenters and in 2004 she co-hosted the show Good Day Live. However, the show was canceled in 2005 after she was injured in a stunt and temporarily blinded for firefighter training. In 2006, she covered the Golden Globe Award for E! Network and also hosted the network’s pop culture show The Daily 10.

She also hosted the shows Fashion Police and Live from Red Carpet for E! Network and also hosted the Instant Beauty Pageant at Style Network. In her career she has worked for music channels like MTV and VH1 and hosted shows like I love the 90s, I love toys and also judged the show RuPaul’s Drag Race 3 continued until 2017 when the show ended.

Meanwhile, she also co-hosted the show Home & Family. Aside from that, she has also pursued other avenues, writing a cookbook called It’s All Greek to me, a revised edition of which was recently published in 2018.

Debbie Matenopoulos biography

Real nameDespina Matenopoulos
date of birthDecember 13, 1974
Age (as of 2022)47 years
place of birthRichmond, Virginia, USA
jobTV presenter
sun signprotect

Physical Statistics

heightin feet inches – 5′ 9” – in centimeters – 175 cm
Weightin kilograms – 58kg – in pounds – 128 pounds
shoe size7 (USA)
Hair colorBlond
eye colordark brown
body typeSlim


fatherNicolaos T Matenopoulos
motherEfrosini Matenopoulos
sisterMaria Matenopoulos Thurmann
BrothersIke Matenopoulos


schoolJohn Randolph Tucker High School

Relationship status

marital statusMarried
is she a lesbianno
husbandJon Falcone
childrenAlexandra Calliope Falcone

Personal life

Debbie is currently married to her husband John Randolph and mother to their daughter Alexandra Kalliope Falcone. She married in 2013. She was previously married to Jay Faires, president of Lions Gate Entertainment and founder of Mammoth Records, in 2003 but divorced a few years later in 2009 due to irreconcilable differences.

She recently revealed on the Allison Interviews podcast that prior to giving birth to Alexandra, she suffered a total of nine miscarriages that occurred while she was working as the host of the Hallmark Network show Home and Family. She also revealed that she had to go through a D&C and go to filming the next day.

Debbie Matenopoulos Social media

Debbie currently has 55.5k followers on her Instagram where she frequently posts about her daily life and experiences. She also has a Facebook account where she currently has 135k followers while on her Twitter account she has 56.5k followers.

Debbie Matenopoulos Net Worth

Debbie Matenopoulos has been active in her journalism career for several years and earns a handsome income. She has amassed a lot of wealth over the years and her net worth as of 2022 is estimated to be around $5 million.

Facts About Debbie Matenopoulos

  • Debbie was a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority.
  • She was once invited as a guest on Saturday Night Live.
  • She also starred on the Claymation Network show Celebrity Deathmatch.
  • Debbie was replaced by Lisa Ling on the show The View in 1999, but has made several guest appearances over the years.
  • She revealed on the Allison Interviews podcast that the show The View wasn’t meant to be political at first.
  • Debbie has been nominated for five Emmy Awards for Journalism.

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