Melina Kanakaredes Bio, Affair, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height


Relationship Facts of Melina Kanakaredes

  • Melina Kanakaredes is married to Peter Constantinides {Compare Couple}.
  • Melina Kanakaredes married on September 06, 1992.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 221 days 💑
  • She is mother of Two (Zoe Constantinides, Karina Eleni Constantinides).
  • Melina Kanakaredes is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Melina Kanakaredes is a married woman. She is married to her college sweetheart, Peter Constantinides since September 6, 1992. They met for the first time when they were studying at Ohio State University.

The couple has welcomed two daughters: Zoe and Karina Eleni on May 23, 2000, and January 25, 2003, respectively.

Peter worked as a restaurant consultant and currently works as a chef and a restauranteur. Also, the couple opened the ‘Tria Greek Kunitz’ restaurant in Powell, Ohio but unfortunately, it closed down later.

The couple is living together and spending quality time with each other.

Who is Melina Kanakaredes?

Melina Kanakaredes is an American actress who is best known for her role in television drama as Dr. Sydney Hansen in ‘Providence’ from 1999 to 2002.

She is also widely recognized as Detective Stella Bonasera in ‘CSI: NY’ from 2004 to 2010.

Melina Kanakaredes: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

She was born on April 23, 1967, in Akron, Ohio, USA. Her birth name is Melina Eleni Kanakaredes and she is currently 53 years old.

Her father’s name is Harry Kanakaredes(an insurance salesman) and her mother’s name is Connie(a candy company owner). She is a second-generation Greek-American. Her grandfather established the chocolate business which is run by her two maternal uncles.

Melina holds American citizenship and her ethnicity is Greek.

Education, School/College University

She attended the Firestone High School in Akron, and later enrolled in the Ohio State University before transferring to Point Park College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Also, Melina graduated magna cum laude from there in 1989 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theatre. Moreover, she competed in synchronized swimming during her time at Ohio State University.

Melina Kanakaredes: Professional Life, Career

Melina Kanakaredes began her television career from the role of Eleni Andros Cooper on the daytime drama ‘Guiding Light’ from 1991 to 1995. She made her breakthrough from the role of protagonist Dr. Sydney Hansen on ‘Providence’ which ran from 19911 to 1995 for five seasons.

Later, she appeared as Det. Stella Bonasera on the CBS drama series ‘CSI: NY’ but she left after six seasons. She made her appearances in ‘NYPD Blue’, ‘Oz’ ‘The Practice’, ‘The Ben Stiller Show’, ‘Saint Maybe’, and many more.

Her notable film appearances include the role of Trin in ‘The Long Kiss Goodnight’, as Nicolette Karas in ’15 Minutes, Greek Goddess Athena in ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief’, and many more.

Awards, Nominations

She won the TV Guide Award in the category Favorite Actress in a Drama for ‘Providence’ in 2000, was nominated for Soap Opera Digest Award in the category Hottest Female Star for The Guiding Light in 1994, and was also nominated several times in her career.

Melina Kanakaredes: Net Worth, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of around $10 million but her salary and other earnings are not disclosed.

Melina Kanakaredes: Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor that she left the show ‘CSI: NY’ because of a low salary but she has not talked about the rumor.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Melina Kanakaredes has a height of 5 ft. 7 inches and weighs 59 kg. She has green eyes and dark brown hair. Her body measurement is 36-26-37 inches and her bra size is 34B.

Also, her shoe size is 8(US) and her dress size is 6(US).

Social Media

She has around 35.3k followers on Instagram, about 28k followers on Twitter, and around 9.7k followers on Facebook.


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