WWE Diva Melina Perez
One of the top heels in wrestling today is none other than WWE Diva Melina. Here's some more info about the Latina bombshell, Melina Perez.
Real Name: Melina Perez
Billed height: 5 ft 4in (1.63m)
Billed weight: 122 lb (55 kg)
Born: March 9, 1979 (age 29)
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
WWE Diva Melina is currently on the Raw roster. She is a former WWE Women's champion, as well as former manager/valet for Johnny Nitro and Joey Mercury. They formed the tag team known as MNM or "Mercury Nitro Melina" and have held the tag team belts. For a time afterwards, Melina managed just Johnny Nitro (John Morrison) and he captured the Intercontinental Title. Melina was also involved in the K-Fed versus John Cena storyline as well as the Vince McMahon's "sexual romps" exposed while Vince searched for his illegitimate son.
Prior to wrestling, Melina was a model who won a Miss California beauty contest, and modeled for the Nike company as well. Her interest in wrestling came when she met Mike Henderson of Empire Wrestling Federation in the year 2000. Melina then trained at the School of Hard Knocks in San Bernardino, California. Her pro wrestling debut came in April of 2002. Melina then joined several wrestling organizations in California such as EWF and CRUSH. Her wrestling names were Kyra and Melanie Little Deer respectively for these leagues. At the end of 2002, Melina made it onto WWE's reality show Tough Enough III. However, she was cut from the final 21 contestants on episode 1. Her WWE wrestling debut occurred on the April 14, 2005 edition of Smackdown, where she served as manager for MNM. The tag team won the belts just one week later to start their first title reign. Melina debuted as a wrestling diva on June 30 and defeated Michelle McCool. Melina captured the Women's Title on February 19, 2007 as she defeated Mickie James.
Beyond MNM, Melina has also served as a manager for wrestlers Mark Henry and Mick Foley briefly. Her entrance to the ring includes a red carpet being rolled out and paparazzi taking her picture as she walks down the ramp. Melina's theme music came be found on the Raw's Greatest Hits album.
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