Melina Short Bio
Melina Kanakaredes is a Greek American actress who was born in Akron, Ohio to mother Connie a candy company owner, and father Harry Kanakaredes, an insurance salesman.She is Taurus and for education she then entered the Firestone High School in Akron. She latter continued her study to Ohio State University but latter transferred to Point Park College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. There she performed roles in the professional theater scene. She then graduated from Point Park in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater arts.
Melina Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||April 23, 1967|
|Age||47 years old|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Hip Size||35 inches|
|Waist Size||26 inches|
|Weight||62 kg 136 pounds|
The first television role was Kanakaredes on the daytime drama Guiding Light, playing the role of Eleni Andros Cooper, from 1991 to 1995. For her role she was nominated twice for a Daytime Emmy Award. Her most prominent television roles were as Dr. Sydney Hansen in the Providence, which ran for five seasons between 1999 and 2002, and as Detective Stella Bonasera on the CBS drama series CSI. Her television credits include NYPD Blue, in a recurring role as reporter Benita Alden during the second season, Northern Exposure, Due South, Oz, The Practice, The Ben Stiller Show, and an adaptation of the Hallmark Hall of Fame of the novel Anne Tyler, Saint Maybe.Kanakaredes film credits include: The Long Kiss Goodnight as Trin and as Nicolette Karas, the girlfriend of Robert De Niro. She was considered for the lead role in My Big Fat Greek Wedding, but had to reject it because of her pregnancy. She also played the role of the Greek goddess Athena in Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief.
Till now Malina Kanakarades seems clean and there are no controversy or scandal that brought her name.
Melina Kanakaredes was dated Peter Constantinides and then decide to married with him on September 6, 1992. They have two daughter named Zoe (b. 2000) and Karina Eleni (b. 2003).
Melina Net Worth
Melina Kanakaredes not only working as an actress. She is also owned the “Tria Greek Kuzina” in Powell, Ohio,. Though it then closed, it was reportedly that Melina Kanakaredes net worth is about $10 million.