LISA MARIE VARON

Lisa Marie Varon is an American professional wrestler, fitness competitor, and bodybuilder. She began her career competing in fitness competitions and won ESPN2’s Fitness America Series in 1997. In 1999, she placed second at a fitness event in New York City where she earned her International Federation of BodyBuilders(IFBB) Professional Fitness Card.

Through a change meeting, Lisa Marie met WWF performer, Chyna, who encouraged her to become a professional wrestler. She trained in the WWF’s developmental territories for three years before being added to the main roster to compete full-time under the ring name, Victoria. Her first television appearance was at WrestleMania 2000, where she portrayed one of The Godfather’s “hos”. Her official debut was in 2002, and four months later she was pushed to win the WWE Women’s Championship, a title she would go on to hold twice in her wrestling career. In 2009, she left WWE and joined TNA, where she would debut as Tara later that year. In TNA, she became a five-time TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champion, with Brooke Tessmacher, collectively known as TnT.

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