- Birth Name Melina Nava Perez
- Birth Country High Desert
- Famous Name Melina Perez
- Net Worth $3 million
- Salary $210,000
- Siblings P.J. Perez
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Currently Married N/A
- Divorce N/A
- Affair with Mike Knox
- Boyfriend Mike Knox, John Morrison, John Hennigan
Melina Nava Perez celebrated as Melina Perez or Kyra is a former American professional wrestler. During her wrestling career, she has wrestled for WWE and many independent circuits. Besides wrestling, she is also known as a model, a valet, and an actress.
As of 2021, Melina Perez has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Further, the 40-year-old wrestler is possibly single and unmarried but was previously in relationships with some of her fellow wrestlers.
Melina Perez Salary and Net Worth in 2021
The significant source of Perez's income is her professional wrestling career. Besides, she adds a decent sum to her bank account through her acting and modeling career.
Melina Perez has an estimated net worth of around $3 million, as of 2021. She used to earn a salary of $210,000 annually while performing on WWE. However, she is currently signed to Independent circuit and earns a minimal paycheck.
She stands 5 ft. 4 in. tall and weighs around 125 LBS/ 57 kgs. She is considered as one of the sexiest wrestlers in WWE. Melina Perez can be followed on different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Wikipedia.
Melina Perez Personal Life; Is she Married?
Moving on to her personal life, she is neither married nor in a relationship at current. Although she has a very long history with some of her fellow wrestlers, she hasn’t been anyone’s spouse yet.
Her first affair in highlight was with John Hennigan, earlier known as Johnny Nitro or John Morrison. Their first meet was in the audition of Tough Enough III. Later, she was also appointed as her valet by WWE. The couple had an on-and-off relationship which officially came to an end in 2014.
Apart from Hennigan, she also had been in a relationship with Dave Bautista and Mike Knox. Currently, her relationship status is single. When asked about dating, she stated that she had enough sentiments from 11 years of relationship and now she wants to live alone.
Besides her love life, Perez is an animal lover. She owns three puppies and often posts pictures with her pets on Instagram.
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After losing Ash, these faces are treasured that much more! I hate leaving these lil guys when I go on trips! Gotta squeeze them while I can right now. The cute aggression is going to be turned up and I’m hugging faces off!!!! #MissYouTinyOne #LoveMyPudnums #MyHappinessRightHere #MyLilPudnums #MyLilPudnum #RIPash
Moreover, Perez went through a huge controversy with her fellow WWE Diva Candice Michelle. She was accused by Candice in her blog for stealing one of her signature move in the ring. In response, she posted one of the pictures performing the same move before the time when even Candice hadn’t started her professional wrestling career.
Though there is the various brand used by the Melina, there is no particular brand preferred or used by her. She can be seen actively participating in various charity works and events.
Melina Perez Bio and Early Life
Melina Perez was born as Melina Nava Perez on March 9, 1979, at High Desert, California. She belongs to a Mexican American ethnicity but with an American nationality. Her father was a boxer and her mother worked out on a regular basis. However, she hasn’t mentioned her parent's name in public yet. She has one brother named P.J. Perez. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Perez did her schooling from Hesperia High School. There is no information about her college degree. She began her career as a beauty pageant winner at Miss Hawaiian Tropic Anaheim. After that, she grabbed a couple of more beauty pageant title winner.
Melina Perez Professional Life
Melina started her wrestling career in 2001. She is been entitled to various nicknames such as ‘The Gorgeous Grappler’, ‘The Hell Cat’, ‘The Barracuda’, and so on. She is a 3-time WWE Woman’s Champion and 2-time WWE Diva Champion. She was also ranked in the 3rd position in best 50 female singles wrestlers by PWI Female 50 (2009).
In 2004, she signed a contract with WWE where she began to manage Johnny Nitro and Joey Mercury. She can be seen featuring in various series and films such as Serial Buddies, Cake Boss, Bad Girls Club, and many more.
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Currently I am proudly the @battlechampionshipwrestling’s Womens Champion which makes me think about the title’s I have held in the past. 3x WWE Women’s Champion, 2x WWE Divas Champion, 1x Queen of @swe_southsidewe Champion, @1x @mcwprowrestling Women’s Champion. Thank you for letting me compete and find a home with each of your promotions. It’s been a privilege and an honor. ?? ?? The last pic is my favorite. ??
On June 11, 2018, Melina returned at promotion A Matter of Pride Wrestling, after a two-year absence of in-ring activity.