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Melina Kanakaredes Net Worth

Melina Kanakaredes Net Worth is
$10 Million

Melina Kanakaredes Bio/Wiki 2018

Melina Kanakaredes is an American actress who began her career with an appearance on the daytime drama Guiding Light. She portrayed the character of Eleni Andros Spaulding Cooper from 1991 to 1995. She was nominated twice for a Daytime Emmy Award. Among Kanakaredes’ television appearances are Providence, wherein she played the role of Dr. Sydney Hansen, CSI: NY, NYPD Blue, Due South, Oz, The Practice, MTV’s The Ben Stiller Show, and a Hallmark Hall of Fame adaptation of the Anne Tyler novel Saint Possibly. She left CSI: NYin 2010, after six seasons on the program. She also made appearances in the films The Long Kiss Goodnight as Trin and 15 Minutes as Nicolette Karas, the girlfriend of Robert De Niro’s character. She played the function of the Greek Goddess Athena in Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and starred in the 2013 play Snitch. Melina Eleni Kanakaredes Constantinides was produced on April 23, 1967 in Akron, Ohio. She attended Ohio State University for a limited time, and then transferred to Point Park College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she performed functions in the professional theater scene there, for example, role of Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar at Pittsburgh Musical Theater. She graduated from Point Park in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in theater. She is married to Peter Constantinides, with whom she has two daughters.

Melina Kanakaredes Net Worth $10 Million

Full NameMelina Kanakaredes
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthApril 23, 1967
Place Of BirthAkron, Ohio, United States
Height5' 7" (1.7 m)
ProfessionActress, Director, Writer
SpousePeter Constantinides
ChildrenKarina Eleni Constantinides, Zoe Constantinides
ParentsHarry Kanakaredes, Connie Temo
SiblingsCornelia Kanakaredes, Aretta Kanakaredes
NicknamesMelina Eleni Kanakaredes , Melina Eleni Kanakaredes Constantinides
NominationsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series
MoviesSnitch, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Into the Fire, 15 Minutes, Rounders, Dangerous Beauty, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Bleeding Hearts
TV ShowsCSI: NY, Providence, Guiding Light, Leaving L.A., New York News
1Don't be embarrassed of who you are, they're gonna judge you no matter what you do.
1Met her husband when they were both students at Ohio State University.
2Attended high school with Angie Everhart.
3Starring as Sally Bowles in "Cabaret" on Broadway in Studio 54. [July 2003]
4Announced July 12, 2010 that she will not be reprising her role as "Detective Stella Bonasera" on the TV series, CSI: NY (2004), for the seventh season.
5Cousin to Alexandra Marinos.
6At the 1986 Miss Ohio Pageant, she won a talent award in a three-way tie, and was eventually named first runner up to Miss Ohio 1986.
7She competed as "Miss Columbus" in The 1986 Miss Ohio Pageant (Miss America).
8While most of the CSI: NY (2004) cast is from New York, Kanakaredes is one of three exceptions. The others are Gary Sinise (who was born in Illinois) and Anna Belknap (who was born in Maine).
9Is currently one of the stars on CSI: NY (2004), which was introduced in the CSI: Miami (2002) cross-over episode "MIA/NYC Nonstop." "Miami" star David Caruso was a popular cast member of NYPD Blue (1993), a series in which Melina made numerous guest appearances.
10Her first TV commercial was for Semicid contraceptive. Her agent (whom she still uses as a result of this) worked an "embarrassment clause" into her contract for the commercial, which has become standard for her ever since.
11Graduated from Firestone High School in Akron, Ohio.
12Spokeswoman for Maybelline New York (2001)
13January 25, 2003: welcomed second daughter, Karina Eleni, born in Los Angeles.
14Was considered for the lead for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), but was pregnant at the time.
15Speaks fluent Greek.
16Graduated magna cum laude with a BFA in theatre from Point Park College in Pittsburgh. Family owns and runs a candy factory in Akron.
17Graduated From Point Park College In Pittsburgh.
18Her husband, Peter, is a chef and restaurateur.
19Competed in Synchronized Swimming while at Ohio State, famous for its college Synchronized Swimming program.
20Daughter Zoe born 23 May 2000, weighing 7 lbs, 12 oz.


Notorious2016TV SeriesDana Hartman
Extant2015TV SeriesDorothy
Hawaii Five-02015TV SeriesKathy Millwood
Snitch2013/ISylvie Collins
CSI: NY2004-2010TV SeriesStella Bonasera
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief2010Athena
CSI: NY2008Video GameDet. Stella Bonasera (voice)
Into the Fire2005TV MovieCatrina Sabrina Hampton
CSI: Miami2004TV SeriesStella Bonasera
Providence1999-2002TV SeriesDr. Sydney Hansen
15 Minutes2001Nicolette Karas
Saint Maybe1998TV MovieRita
Oz1998TV SeriesA.D.A. Marilyn Crenshaw
Dangerous Beauty1998Livia
The Practice1997TV SeriesAndrea Wexler
Leaving L.A.1997TV SeriesLibby Galante
The Long Kiss Goodnight1996Trin
NYPD Blue1995TV SeriesBenita Alden
Due South1995TV SeriesVictoria Metcalf
Guiding Light1992-1995TV SeriesEleni Andros Cooper
New York News1995TV SeriesAngela Villanova
Bleeding Hearts1994Daphne


Providence2002TV Series 1 episode


CSI: NY2009TV Series written by - 1 episode


Entertainment Tonight2006-2015TV SeriesHerself
Olympia Dukakis: Undefined2013DocumentaryHerself
Lt. Dan Band: For the Common Good2011DocumentaryHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008-2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Rachael Ray2007-2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
CBS Cares2004-2010TV SeriesHerself
The Promise of Tomorow 1940-19602009DocumentaryHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004-2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Head Case2009TV SeriesHerself
Séries express2009TV SeriesHimself
Stand Up to Cancer2008TV MovieHerself
The View2005-2007TV SeriesHerself - Co-Host / Herself - Guest
The 61st Annual Tony Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Curtains
2007 Muppet Presentation Pilot2007Video shortHerself
The Megan Mullally Show2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Square Off2006TV SeriesHerself
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards2005TV Special documentaryHerself - Co-Presenter: Best Television Series [Drama]
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2004TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2004TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Last Call with Carson Daly2004TV SeriesHerself - Guest
NBC's Funniest Outtakes2002TV SpecialHerself
NBC 75th Anniversary Special2002TV SpecialHerself
MADtv2002TV SeriesHerself
The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best TV-Series Drama
3rd Annual TV Guide Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1999-2000TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999-2000TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 26th Annual People's Choice Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture / Favorite Motion Picture
The Daily Show1999TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1999TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
50 Years of Soaps: An All-Star Celebration1994TV MovieHerself
The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
The More You Know1989TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Canada A.M.2006TV Series

Won Awards

2000TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFavorite Actress in a DramaProvidence (1999)

Nominated Awards

2001TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsActress of the Year in a Drama SeriesProvidence (1999)
1995Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Guiding Light (1952)
1994Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Younger Leading Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Guiding Light (1952)
1994Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsHottest Female StarThe Guiding Light (1952)
1992Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Female Newcomer: DaytimeThe Guiding Light (1952)

Known for movies

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