Maryse Ouellet Bio: Early Life, WWE, Husband & Net Worth

Undoubtedly, it becomes difficult to choose the field that best describes Maryse Ouellet since there are many. Besides, she has achieved success in every field she has stepped upon.

Whether it is wrestling or acting, business, reality star, or modeling, you will likely hear her name once in a while.

To point out, he earned recognition as she joined World Wrestling Entertainment after having won the Miss Hawaiian Tropic Canada in 2003.

Not to mention, Maryse is the third-longest title holder of the WWE Divas Championship and the first to win it in a tournament. Likewise, she has managed Ted DiBiase and The Miz in WWE.

Maryse Ouellet making an entrance in WWE.
Maryse Ouellet making an entrance in WWE.

The black belt has earned quite the popularity for her finishers, i.e., finishing moves. Her finisher is called French Kiss and French TKO. She is also trained in Karate. 

Besides that, she runs a clothing and jewelry brand and a reality television show, Miz & Mrs. But how did the gorgeous woman achieve this all?

When and where was Maryse born? Of course, these questions certainly have dwelled in your mind once you heard about her. Without delay, let’s find the answers.

Quick Facts:

Full NameMaryse Ouellet
Birth DateJanuary 21, 1983
Birth PlaceMontreal, Quebec, Canada
ResidenceThousand Oaks, California, United States
Nickname (Ring names)Maryse

Maryse Mizanin

The Sultry Diva



EducationCollege Montmorency de Laval, Quebec
Father’s NameGuy Ouellet
Mother’s NameMarjolaine Martin
SiblingsOne sister
SisterMichelle Ouellet
Age39 years old
Height5 feet 8 inches (173 cm)
Weight52 kg (115 lbs)
Bra Cup Size34A
Shoe Size9 (U.S.)
Dress Size4 (U.S.)
Eye colorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
ProfessionProfessional Wrestler

Wrestling Manager




Active years2006-present (wrestling)
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse NameMike Mizanin (m. 2014)
ChildrenTwo daughters
DaughtersMonroe Sky Mizanin

Madison Jade Mizanin

Net Worth$2 million
Social MediaFacebook, Twitter, Instagram
Signature Moves/FinisherFrench Kiss

French TKO

Favorite ActressScarlett Johansson
Favorite WrestlerLita
Retired OnOctober 2011
MerchAutograph, Paperback
Last UpdateNovember, 2022

Maryse Ouellet | Early Life, Family, and Education

Indeed, Maryse was born in Montreal, Quebec, on January 21, 1983. Particularly, she is the daughter of Guy Ouellet and Marjolaine Martin.

She shares a close relationship with her parents. The model even has a tattoo of her late dad’s name on her wrist.

In like manner, she grew up in a Roman Catholic family in Edmundston, New Brunswick, with her sister Michelle.

She attended a high school where she was the only girl in her class. Besides, she took part in different fashion shows at her school.

Moreover, she has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from College Montmorency de Laval.

Furthermore, Maryse became involved with modeling and glamour from her early days. She made various makeup products and competed in a few beauty pageant contests.

To point out, she won the Miss Hawaiian Tropic Canada title in 2003 and became the runner-up at the International Finals of Miss Hawaiian Tropic.

Besides that, the model has a black belt in Martial arts. Likewise, she is very hardworking and works out almost every day. The wrestler has even shared some of her workout tips. 

Maryse Ouellet | Wrestling career

Beginning from Diva Search

Particularly, Ouellet was eliminated from the top eight positions when she aimed for the WWE Diva Search.

However, she got a chance to visit the Ohio Valley Wrestling training facility, joining Brooke Adams. Soon, she signed a WWE developmental contract to train at OVW in August 2007.

Maryse Ouellet at SmackDown.
Maryse Ouellet at SmackDown.

Earlier, she had debuted in the ring at a live event in OVW in December 2006. In the meantime, she managed Sylvain Grenier at OVW.

Soon, she moved to Florida Championship Wrestling, where she made her first appearance in September, joining Lacey Von Erich as a valet of Ryan O’Reilly.

Meanwhile, she started managing Ted DiBiase, Jr. in December 2007.

Television appearance and settlement in WWE

To point out, Maryse was seen on television for the first time at Raw in May 2007, where she presented a new music video of ‘Throw It on Me’ by Timbaland.

Similarly, the black belt had regular appearances in SmackDown by early 2008, gaining recognition as a villainous character.

Maryse Ouellet showing her trademark hair flip.
Maryse Ouellet was showing her trademark hair flip.

Likewise, she contested a swimsuit competition on March 7, 2008, ending up in a brawl with Eve Torres.

In her in-ring debut in May at SmackDown, she lost to Cherry before defeating her in a rematch next week. Also, she had unsuccessful attempts against Natalya for the Golden Dreams championship.

Title at Divas Championship

Later in November 2008, she eliminated Kelly Kelly, Mickie James, and Candice Michelle in a five-on-five Divas elimination tag team match at Survivor Series.

Notably, she won her first Divas Championship by defeating Michelle McCool in December 2008. Indeed, she teamed with McCool in February 2009 to win against Maria and Eve Torres.

Maryse Ouellet coming to the ring with Championship belt.
Maryse Ouellet was coming to the ring with the Championship belt.

She defeated Melina in her debut at Raw in March in March in a lumberjill match. Likewise, she retained her Divas title despite losing by disqualification against Gail Kim at SmackDown.

Again, she defended against Kim in her last SmackDown appearance in April.

Next, she defended the title against Kelly Kelly in the same manner as Kim. However, in July, she handed the title to Mickie James at Night of Champions.

She had kept hold of the title for the longest period before AJ Lee broke the record in January 2014.

First Diva to win the title twice

Particularly, she had attacked the then Divas Champion Melina in a 6-Divas tag team match in November at Raw. Also, she teamed with Jillian Hall against Melina and Gail Kim in a tag team match where she pinned Melina.

Next, she defeated Gail Kim in December and attacked Kelly Kelly to provide her with the Divas Championship, which Melina denied.

Maryse Ouellet at Raw.
Maryse Ouellet at Raw.

She reached the tournament finals for the Divas Championship in 2010 by defeating Brie Bella and Eve Torres. Soon, Maryse defeated Gail Kim in the finals to win the Divas Championship.

In fact, in an Interbrand tag team match, Michelle McCool and Layla defeated the pair of Maryse and Gail Kim.

Losing the title

Notably, Maryse had defeated Kelly Kelly at Raw on March 15. Eve Torres and Gail Kim attacked her before LayCool saved her and joined Vickie Guerrero. Besides, the team with Alicia Fox defeated Beth Phoenix in a 5-on-1 handicap match.

Maryse Ouellet fights Beth Phoenix.
Maryse Ouellet fights Beth Phoenix.

Similarly, she could not defend her Divas title against Eve Torres in April at Raw. Furthermore, she could not gain the title back at Over the Limit and in a Fatal Four-Way match.

Alicia Fox, then Tamina Snuka‘s partner, had won the title at the last match.

Role as Ted DiBiase’s manager and departure

Ted DiBiase provided Maryse with a role as his assistant in June 2010. Soon, she accompanied him at the Money in the Bank match in July.

Similarly, Natalya eliminated her from a battle royal to clinch the Slammy Award for the Year‘s Diva.

Maryse Ouellet at SummerSlam.
Maryse Ouellet at SummerSlam.

Soon in March 2011, she began co-hosting NXT with Matt Striker. Furthermore, many romantic stories came of her with Yoshi Tatsu, Lucky Cannon, and Hornswoggle in NXT Redemption.

Later, she left Ted DiBiase to continue in NXT before being released from the WWE contract in October.

Return to WWE

To point out, Maryse returned to WWE in a WWE Intercontinental Championship match, where her husband, The Miz, was facing Zack Ryder.

She helped her husband win the title by distracting Ryder. Then, she started managing Miz, appearing in his matches at SmackDown.

The Miz poses with Maryse Ouellet and his Intercontinental Championship belt.
The Miz with Maryse Ouellet and Intercontinental Championship belt.

Similarly, Miz retained his title against Kane in June with help from Maryse. The couple began a feud with a similar couple, John Cena and Nikki Bella, losing to them in a mixed tag team match at WrestleMania 33.

Re-draft to Raw

Notably, Raw drafted Maryse with her husband in April 2017. Again, she saw Miz win his seventh Intercontinental Championship against Dean Ambrose. However, Maryse stopped appearing on television following her pregnancy.

Nevertheless, she released a French theme song that received much attention from fans and media outlets. The theme song is titled Pourquoi.

Maryse Ouellet with The Miz at WWE.
Maryse Ouellet with The Miz at WWE.

In particular, she was honored as a legend in the Raw 25 Years special episode with several other Divas.

Then, she assisted her husband backstage for his matches in Mixed Match Challenge. In the meantime, she has managed him at SmackDown since July 2018.

The couple won a mixed-tag match against Brie Bella and Daniel Bryan in September at Hell in a Cell.

However, she had a losing effort with disqualifications against Bella in a singles match at SmackDown Live. Again, in December 2019, she appeared a feud between Bray Wyatt and Miz.

Maryse Ouellet | Modeling and Acting

Explicitly, she appeared in an issue of Muscle & Fitness in 2009. Similarly, she interviewed for Eurosport with John Morrison.

Furthermore, she was on the cover of Sessions Magazine in October 2010 after appearing in Redemption Song. Besides that, the model is quite known for her love for boots.

She has unapologetically worn them, especially knee-high boots, at several events, including some of her matches.

Not to mention, her outfit choices are immaculate. She gives life to every outfit she puts on her stunning body. 

She was also featured in Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! and in Santa’s Little Helper and a reality TV series WAGS in 2015.

Furthermore, she was the main cast member of Total Divas’ sixth season. Moreover, she started a reality television series, Miz & Mrs, in 2018 with her husband, Miz.

Maryse Ouellet | Achievements and titles

Certainly, Ouellet had a fairly successful career in WWE. She has won the Divas Championship two times.

Similarly, she had come victorious at the Divas Championship Tournament in 2010.

Maryse Ouellet holds her Divas Championship belt.
Maryse Ouellet holds her Divas Championship belt.

With this in mind, Pro Wrestling Illustrated ranked her at no. 9 in 2009, no. 10 in 2010, and no.28 in 2011 in the list of top 50 female wrestlers, i.e., PWI Female 50.

Indeed, this could be a sufficient recognition a woman may seek in her career.

Maryse Ouellet | Net Worth and Salary

There is no doubt that Maryse Ouellet has gained modest success in many fields in her career. She earns $100,000 annually from her contract with WWE.

Besides, she used to earn $200,000 per year during her peak. Also, she makes a decent fortune from her clothing and jewelry brands at the House of Maryse.

“Maryse Ouellet has a net worth of $14 million as of [CURRENT-YEAR].”

The Mizanin couple has owned a lavish mansion worth $6.4 million in Thousand Oaks, California, since August 2019.

Likewise, they had previously owned real states worth $2.35 million and $3 million. Moreover, her husband, Miz, had a net worth of $9 million in 2020. 

Furthermore, she owns a skin-care line that is well-appreciated by consumers and beauty enthusiasts. The businesswoman promotes her skin-care line on her social media handles. 

Maryse Ouellet | Wedding, Husband, and Kids

To point out, Maryse was in a relationship with Mike Mizanin for a long time before getting engaged in 2013.

In like manner, the couple had a beautiful wedding on February 20, 2014, in The Bahamas. Her husband proposed a beautiful round diamond engagement ring with an offset princess-cut accent.

According to sources, the couple met for the first time in 2006 when Maryse pursued the WWE Diva Search.

Maryse Ouellet with her husband Mike Mizanin and their daughters.
Maryse Ouellet with her husband Mike Mizanin and their daughters.

Michael Mizanin, or you may know him by his stage name ‘The Miz, is an American wrestler currently signed to WWE’s Raw brand.

Beginning his career in 2003 has won one WWE Championship and eight WWE Intercontinental Championships. Also, he has the WWE Tag Team Championship title four times.

As of now, the couple has two daughters. Notably, their first baby, Monroe Sky, was born in March 2018.

Shortly after, she was pregnant with their second child, Madison Jade, in September 2019.

Likewise, the cohasaving a good time with no affairs or tensions. The pair reside in their stunning California home with their adorable two kids and dogs.

Ouellet is a big dog lover and is very passionate when it comes to animals. Moreover, she has adopted many dogs. The couple reportedly had three dogs named Pumpkin, Luna, and Mug. 

Popular Maryse Ouellet Quotes

  • Just look at me! Beauty. Style. A little vision of perfection. I love myself, and that’s enough.
  • If I wasn’t Maryse… I would want to be.
  • All I need are chocolates, credit cards, and stilettos.

Maryse Ouellet | Social Media Presence

Surely, with her charm, look, and glamour, Maryse can draw anyone’s attention. Accordingly, she has earned many followers on her social media accounts.

She uses Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook as her regular social media handles.

Instagram: 1.5 million followers

Twitter: 1 million followers

Facebook: 147.3 thousand followers (Unverified)

Some FAQs:

How did The Miz meet his wife, Maryse?

Miz and Maryse met each other for the first time during the WWE Diva Search in 2006.

Particularly, Maryse was a contestant in the show that Miz hosted. Moreover, he slammed Maryse for not being able to speak English fluently.

Are Miz and Maryse married in real life?

In the first place, it has been over six years since Miz and Maryse married after getting engaged in 2013. Moreover, they have had two beautiful daughters together.

Before engagement, they had been in a relationship for a while, some years after meeting in 2006.

What country is Maryse from?

Maryse Ouellet was born and raised in Canada. She became an American citizen only in June 2018.

Will Maryse return to WWE?

Although there are no official announcements of her return to the WWE, many sources claim it might be sooner than later. Nevertheless, she said she would always be part of the WWE even if she isn’t competing. 

How much is The Miz’s wife worth?

Currently, Miz’s wife is worth over $14 million.

Who is Maryse Ouellet married to?

Ouellet is married to a professional wrestler, actor, and media personality Michael Gregory Mizanin. His stage name, The Miz, best knows him. Moreover, the couple has two kids. 

How old is Maryse Ouellet?

Since Maryse was born on January 21, 1983, she is 39 years old as of 2022.

Can Maryse Ouellet speak french?

Yes, Maryse Ouellet is a native speaker of French and is also fluent in English. Besides she can also read Spanish but cannot speak it.

Is Maryse Ouellet a vegetarian?

Yes, Maryse Ouellet is a vegetarian and an animal rights activist.

How much did the Maryse Ouellet new House cost?

According to sources, The Miz Mizanin and Maryse Ouellet have paid $6.4 million for their new House in Westlake Village.

Did Maryse Ouellet had surgery?

Maryse Ouellet underwent surgery for an abdominal hernia in 2011.

Where is Maryse Ouellet from?

The model is from Montréal, Quebec, Canada. However, she resides in Thousand Oaks, California, the United States.

How much is Maryse Ouellet, Austin, TX, House worth?

According to sources, Maryse Ouellet Austin TX House is worth $2.75 million.

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