Karlee Maxine Perez Biography

( 1986 - )
December 24, 2018
First published on:December 24, 2018
by James

Facts of Karlee Maxine Perez

Date of Birth: 1986, April 19
Age: 33 years old
Birth Name Karlee Leilani Perez
Birth Place Tampa, Florida, United States
Famous Name Karlee Perez
Horoscope Aries
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $400,000
No. of Twitter Followers 93.6k
No. of Instagram Followers 72.3k
Height 5 feet 4 inch (1.62m)
Weight 54 kg (120 lbs)
Nationality American
Profession Professional Wrestler and Actress
Came to fame after WWE
Currently Working For Lucha Underground
Current City Florida
Currently Married No

Karlee Leilani Perez is an American actress, model, professional wrestler, and valet, best known for her work in WWE, under the ring name Maxine. Besides, she has also worked as the general manager of Florida Championship Wrestling. Since 2014, she has been working with Lucha Underground under the ring name Catrina. In addition, Perez is an actress and has appeared in several movies.


The resident of Florida, United States, Perez has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2018. Further, she earns roughly around $400,000 as her yearly salary. Regarding her relationship status, Perez, one of the high-profile wrestler is currently single.

Karlee Perez Early Life and Educational History

Karlee Leilani Perez was born on April 19, 1986, to an entrepreneur family in Tampa, Florida as a single child. Perez's ethnic backgrounds include Spanish, Cuban, Italian, Hawaiian, Irish, and Chinese. Her mother was an international model, former Miss Hawaii and Miss Kawasaki. She has a sister named Melina Perez.

At an early age, she spent most of the time in her family's photography studio. There isn't any detailed information about her early education. Later, Karlee studied criminology and worked at the state attorney's office.

Karlee Perez Net worth and Salary

As of 2018,  the professional wrestler, Perez has an estimated net worth of $4 million. In November 2015, she became the new proprietor of the Lucha Underground Company.

According to WWE, the average salary for roster wrestlers is about $500,000-$1 million in a year. However, Perez was reportedly being paid around $400,000 as her annual salary, which is still more than her fellow divas like Melina Perez, Aksana, Tamina Snuka, Layla El, and Natalya.

Apart from wrestling career, Perez has also worked as an actress in the movies like Interview with the Prince (2014), Funny (2015), and other TV shows. It can be assumed that she might have earned nearly $600,000-$900,000 from her acting career.  

In addition, she is in the discussion on other films and television projects, with a company Now Hear This. Incorporation based in Florida.

Karlee Perez Professional Career

In 2009, Perez began her entertainment career as a "Diva" with WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) under the ring name "Maxine". After 4 years of thriving on the TV screen and wrestling ring, Karlee Leilani focused her sites on big screen aspirations, and successfully landed a leading role in the feature film "Then the Night Comes".

On September 7, 2010,  she competed in a dance competition with fellow rookie Diva Naomi and her mentor Kelly Kelly. On March 11, 2012, Maxine was fired from the position of the acting General Manager and was later replaced with Summer Rae.

CAPTION: Karlee(Maxine) in a TNT match SOURCE: divadomain

On June 28, 2012, Perez confirmed her quitting from WWE and also stated she was not going to join another wrestling company. On May 10, 2014, Perez returned to wrestling at the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).

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Later in September 2014, she announced her movement to a popular wrestling promotion and drama television series known as Lucha Underground under the name of "Catrina".

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Besides being a high-profile female wrestler, Perez is also an equally talented actress. During her WWE career, she took acting lessons and began appearing on several movies.

Today, Karlee is referred to as a "Modern day Sophia Loren" by industry insiders and fans, while graciously and humbly enjoying, and pursuing, potential acting roles, live appearances, and auditions.

Karlee Perez Personal Life

Regarding her personal life, Perez is 32 years as of 2018. Further, her star sign is Aries. During her WWE career, Perez also took acting lessons for three and a half years. In June 2013, Perez joined the talent agency MPC Models and later she received her first role in August 2013, in the web series The Cell.

Karlee hasn't revealed anything about her personal life and past relationships. She hasn't been seen with any male co-workers and till this date, Perez is currently single.

It seems that the former WWE wrestler is now focused on her acting career. Recently, she had a deal with a management promotion company, which will represent her in the entertainment industry. 

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Besides being popular in the entertainment industry, she has huge followers on social media also. She has more than 72.3k followers on Instagram and 93.6k followers on Twitter, respectively.

Karlee Perez Facts

Some of the facts of the popular wrestler Karlee Perez are:

  • Age: 32 years
  • Height: 5 feet 4 inch (1.62m)
  • Weight: 54 kg (120 lbs)
  • Build: Athletic
  • Eye Color: Brown - Light
  • Zodiac Sign Aries
  • Sexuality Straight
  • Occupation: Wrestling
  • Claim to Fame: WWE
  • Sister: Melina Perez
  • Not Married 
  • No Boyfriend/ possibly single

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