Thespina "Debbie" Matenopoulos
(born December 13, 1974) is an American television personality and actress.
Matenopoulos was born in Richmond, Virginia, of Greek ancestry. Her birth name
is Thespina Matenopoulos, named after her grandmother. Thespina was later
anglicized to Debbie.
Debbie Matenopoulos went to John Randolph Tucker High School, and then attended
Virginia Commonwealth University for one year before transferring to the
Journalism Department at New York University. While at NYU she also worked at
MTV as an intern. She quickly moved up the ranks, soon becoming story
coordinator for UnFiltered.