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Melissa Riso

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27, 1987
Monterey, CA
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27, 1987 (age 33)
Monterey, CA


Professional model and actress known for her former hosting duties of Playboy TV's Bad Ass who has been featured on a dozen or more magazine covers. She has been an MMA ring girl and became a social media star with more than 1.2 million Instagram followers. 

Before Fame

She graduated from a beauty college. She began her professional career as a hair stylist and makeup artist, and was cutting hair for a local news reporter who recommended she try out modeling. 


She did background acting work on shows such as Las Vegas and Greek. She loved being in front of the camera and would star in music videos, short films and later national commercials for Pepsi, Fila and LA Fitness. 

Family Life

Born in Monterey, California, she would be raised by her father in nearby Salinas before moving to San Diego following high school. Her mother returned to Guam when she was young. 

Associated With

She has been featured in music videos for Tyga, T.I., Daft Punk, Pharrell and others.