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Biography And Interesting Facts About Rosa Mendes


Biography And Interesting Facts About Rosa Mendes

Milena Leticia Roucka was born in October 25, 1979, is a Canadian model and retired professional wrestler. She was known for her time in WWE under the ring name Rosa Mendes. She managed former WWE Tag Team Champions Primo & Epico from 2011 to 2013. She was also a main cast member on the E! reality series Total Divas.

Roucka grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia and is of Czech and Costa Rican descent. She was a self-described “tomboy” growing up, and was once suspended from school for fighting. Roucka studied Business at the University of British Columbia, but dropped out to pursue a career in modeling. In 2004, she was the first North American to win the “Piel Dorada”, a major Latin American modeling contest.

As she announced her pregnancy on August 6, Mendes began serving as the correspondent for SmackDown in October. The same month, she went on maternity leave, and gave birth on February 13, 2016. She retired from WWE exactly one year later, on February 13, 2017.

In 2018, Roucka announced that she was making her return to professional wrestling. On May 19, Roucka made her first wrestling appearance on MCW Pro Wrestling under her WWE ring name, Rosa Mendes, when she teamed with the former WWE wrestler Adam Rose, which together they successfully defeated the team of Gia Scott and Joe Keys.

Roucka acted in Costa Rican commercials for Trident, Lux, and Chrysler in 2004.

She portrayed Isabel DΓ­az in the video game Need for Speed: Most Wanted. In September 2014, Mendes joined the main cast of Total Divas, a reality television show produced by WWE and E!, in which she was a main cast member during the third and the fifth season. Mendes appeared in one WWE video game. She made her in-game debut at WWE 2K16 as a selectable manager.