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Maria Kanellis Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Maria Kanellis Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 55 kg
Date of Birth February 25, 1982
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Green

Maria Kanellis is an American professional wrestler, professional wrestling manager, actress, model, and former singer who is best known for her time in Impact Wrestling where she was a member of Honor No More. Additionally, she has also posed for Playboy magazine as well as has been a part of many shows and movies including Attack of the Show, Celebrity Apprentice, Saving ChristmasArmy of the Damned, Mother HenMagic’s Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, Sunset Tan, Outback Jack, Family Feud, Swallow: The Series, Cubed, and Project Runway.

Born Name

Maria Louise Kanellis

Nick Name

Boop, Dancer

Maria Kanellis at the Spring 2009 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in October 2008
Maria Kanellis at the Spring 2009 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in October 2008

Sun Sign


Born Place / Residence

Ottawa, Illinois, United States




Maria Kanellis graduated from the Ottawa Township High School in 2000.

She then got enrolled at Northern Illinois University. However, she dropped out of the university well before graduating.

In 2013, she started attending a university to earn an associate degree.


Professional wrestler, professional wrestling manager, actress, singer, model


  • Siblings – Bill Kanellis (Younger Brother) (Army Veteran), Janny Kanellis (Younger Sister)


Maria Kanellis has been repped by –

  • Advanced Management
  • Impact Wrestling, Wrestler Promotion, Nashville, Tennessee, United States






Ms. Zombie Entertainment




5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


55 kg or 121 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Maria Kanellis has dated –

  1. CM Punk (2005-2007) – Maria got involved with the WWE superstar CM Punk in 2005 when she was working with the gimmick of being a backstage interviewer. They were pretty open about their relationship and shared numerous pictures on social media. However, their relationship came to an unexpected end in June 2007 as the strain of being on the road for their wrestling commitments took its toll. It was reported that they could only get two days together per week.
  2. John CenaIn one of the WWE Raw episodes, Maria kissed John Cena backstage and it was reported that something was going on between them in real life as well and that chemistry was exploited for the show.
  3. Mike Bennett (2011-Present) – Maria got into a relationship with professional wrestler Mike Bennett in 2011. After becoming a couple, they even incorporated their love life as a gimmick in their wrestling storylines, which occasionally involved them making out in the ring before and after the match. In January 2014, they collaborated to launch a weekly podcast called Mike & Maria in Wonderland. In October 2014, they got married in an intimate wedding ceremony. As a result of the marriage, she became stepmother to Mike’s son, Austin. It was announced on September 25, 2017, that they were expecting their first child and they were blessed with a daughter named Fredrica “Freddie” Moon Bennett on April 3, 2018. Their 2nd pregnancy was announced on the July 1, 2019, episode of Raw, during a mixed tag team match with Kanellis and Bennett against Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch. On February 3, 2020, the duo became parents to their 2nd child – a son named Carver Mars Bennett.
Maria Kanellis and Mike Bennett after a wrestling match
Maria Kanellis and Mike Bennett after a wrestling match

Race / Ethnicity


She has Greek ancestry on her father’s side.

Hair Color

Dyed Red

She has naturally ‘Blonde’ colored hair. But, dyed them “Brown” and finally “Red.”

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Red hair


35-26-34 in or 89-66-86 cm

Dress Size

4 (US) or 36 (EU) or 8 (UK)

Bra Size


Maria Kanellis in bikini during a photoshoot
Maria Kanellis in a bikini during a photoshoot

Shoe Size

9 (US) or 39.5 (EU) or 6.5 (UK)

Best Known For

  • Being one of the leading WWE Divas
  • Having posed for the April 2008 edition of Playboy magazine

As a Singer

Maria Kanellis released her debut EP Sevin Sins in April 2010 and it includes the songs – Alice in WonderlandFantasySevin Sins, and Change Your Mind.

First Film

In 2012, she made her first film appearance in the role of Kelly in Mother Hen.

First TV Show

In 2004, Maria appeared as herself in the Nine Network reality series Outback Jack.

Maria Kanellis Favorite Things

  • Wrestler Shawn Michaels
  • Marvel Super Heroes – She-Hulk, Jean Grey, and Storm
  • Wrestling Idol – Lita (Amy Dumas)

Source –

Maria Kanellis at the Celebrity Apprentice Finale after party in May 2010
Maria Kanellis at the Celebrity Apprentice Finale after party in May 2010

Maria Kanellis Facts

  1. Maria started modeling at the age of 15 and managed to win the beauty pageant named Hawaiian Tropic Girl.
  2. She was first asked to pose for Playboy magazine at the age of 19. However, she turned the offer down as she wasn’t sure how her parents would react.
  3. In 2008, the famous FHM magazine placed her at #53 on the list comprising of the sexiest women in 2008.
  4. She first got associated with the WWE brand in 2004 after she entered the talent contest after seeing the advertisement on an episode of Raw.
  5. She appeared as herself in the 2017 Christmas comedy-drama film Saving Christmas, starring Edward Asner, Brooke Langton, and Patrick Muldoon.

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