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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 9 March 1979Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameMelina Nava Perez
Nicknames The A-Lister
The Red Carpet Diva
The Paparazzi Princess
The A-List Diva
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Melina Perez was born on March 9, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Melina Nava Perez. She is an actress, known for WWE Smackdown! (1999), 20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending (2014) and WWE Superstars (2009).

Trade Mark (6)

Wears black (occasionally white) fur covers over her wrestling boots
Enters the wrestling ring by doing a split on the apron and crawling under the bottom rope.
High-pitched 'primal scream'
Trademark Move: The Matrix (Where she leans back to avoid her opponent)
Finisher: Last Call (Leg trap sunset flip powerbomb)
Finisher: Primal Scream / Sunset Split (Inverted leg drop bulldog into asplit-legged pin)

Trivia (44)

Spent time wrestling in WWE's former developmental league, Ohio Valley Wrestling. She was introduced to OVW wrestling fans as the former girlfriend of former WWE Raw star Johnny Nitro (John Hennigan).
She has one sibling, a brother named P.J. Perez.
Is of Mexican heritage and speaks both English and Spanish fluently.
Her favorite band is No Doubt.
She was on the casting special for the Third season of WWE WWE Tough Enough (2001).
Had a tryout match with the WWE in late 2003 in the hours before a WWE Raw (1993) with Molly Holly (Nora Greenwald).
Her WWE character was hired by one-night Raw GM Randy Orton.
She has modeling ads for Nike.
She was approached to try pro wrestling by family friend Mike Henderson.
In 2000, She was named Miss California in a beauty pageant.
She is a graduate of Hesperia High School in Hesperia, California.
Is a huge fan of the TV shows The X-Files (1993), Heroes (2006) and Sleeper Cell (2005).
Drives a Toyota Yaris [2007].
Was interested in practicing cage fighting before training to be a professional wrestler.
Favorite song is "I'm Just a Girl" by No Doubt.
Favorite superhero is Wonder Woman.
Role model WWE Superstar is Sensational Sherri Martel.
Favorite movie is The Wedding Singer (1998).
Has expressed that she has no interest in posing for Playboy Magazine.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated ranked her #3 in PWI Best 50 Female Singles Wrestlers in 2009. In 2008, she was #8.
Dropped the WWE Women's Championship to Michelle McCool at The Great American Bash on June 28th 2009.
Defeated Beth Phoenix (Beth Phoenix) on January 25th 2009 at the WWE Royal Rumble (2009) to capture the WWE Women's Championship for a 3rd time.
Is a 3 Time WWE Women's Champion.
Following her WWE Divas Championship win over Jillian Hall to become the 5th Champion on WWE Raw (1993) October 12, 2009; she was traded to Raw from WWE Smackdown! (1999) in a 'Diva Trade' organized by WWE Guest Host, Nancy O'Dell.
Is a 2-Time WWE Divas Champion.
Is real life best friends with on screen enemy Jillian Hall.
Defeated Alicia Fox (Victoria Crawford) for her 2nd WWE Divas Championship at WWE: Summerslam (2010).
Won her first ever Smackdown match against Michelle McCool. [June 2005]
Defeated Torrie Wilson in a Bra and Panties match at the Great American Bash. [July 2005]
Defeated Jillian Hall for the the Divas Championship on her return to Raw in the 'Diva Trade'. [October 2009]
She and Johnny Nitro have been traded to Raw, where Melina is feuding with Trish Stratus. [July 2006]
Current WWE Womens Champion [April 2007]
Had to relinquish the WWE Divas title due to an injury (a torn ACL). She will spend 6 months out of action. [January 2010]
Returned to the WWE [August 2010]
Injured her ankle in a Match on Raw, She will be out for 6 Months. [June 2008]
Defeated Beth Phoenix at the 2009 Royal Rumble to win her 3rd WWE Women's Championship. [January 2009]
Lost to Trish Stratus for the Women's Championship in Survivor Series [November 2005]
Lost WWE Womens Championship to Candice Michelle At Vengeance PPV [June 2007]
Appeared at the World Of Wheels in Birmingham, Alabama to sign autographs. [February 2009]
Has finally made it to WWE Raw after months in OVW. [December 2004]
Dropped the WWE Women's Championship to Michelle McCool at The Bash in 2009. [June 2009]
Lost to Trish Stratus for the Womens Title at Survivor Series 2005. [November 2005]
Defeated Booker T and Sharmell with Joey Mercury at Smackdown (with the help of Jillian Hall). [August 2005]
Was formerly in a relationship with Filipino-Greek Actor/Wrestler Dave Bautista.

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