Maria Kanellis is an actress, singer,former WWE Diva & FWE Woman's Champ. Maria Louise Kanellis was born on February 25, 1982 in Ottawa, Illinois. The oldest of three siblings she grew up surrounded by cars and her free time was spent juggling sports, pageants and dancing. In 2004, Maria made her first of many television appearances when she was a contestant on the reality series Outback Jack. She released her first music album, a 4 song EP “Seven Sins,” on April 13th, 2010. She is best known as a former professional wrestler.