Maria Kanellis

  • Born: 02/25/1982 in Ottawa, Illinois
  • Birthname: Mary Louis Kanellis
  • Height & Weight: 5'7", 120 Ib
Titles Won:
  • WWE 24/7 Championship
  • TNA Knockouts Championship
  • FWE Women’s Championship (2 times)
  • WWE Slammy Award for Diva of the Year (2009)

She is an American professional wrestler, professional wrestling manager, actress, model and singer, currently appearing in Impact Wrestling as a member of Honor No More, and is known for her time with Ring of Honor (ROH).

She is best known for her time in WWE. She is also known for her 2008 Playboy magazine pictorial and 2010 appearances on the Celebrity Apprentice television series. Kanellis’ career began as a contestant on the reality show Outback Jack in 2004. In the same year, she placed fifth in the Diva Search, and was later hired by WWE as a backstage interviewer. Kanellis began competing in the ring as a professional wrestler in 2005 and received the Slammy Award for Diva of the Year in 2009.

She released her debut album Sevin Sins in 2010 and departed WWE that year. After departing WWE, she worked for Ring of Honor (ROH) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), often appearing with her husband Mike Bennett. In TNA, she is a former TNA Knockouts Champion. Along with Bennett, she returned to WWE from 2017 to 2020 and held the WWE 24/7 Championship once. She is also the first ever pregnant champion in WWE history.