• Melissa Soria is an American model who gained fame for posing for Playboy.
• She is the oldest of three siblings and graduated from college with a bachelor's degree in sports nutrition.
• She has appeared in Playboy magazine several times, including on the cover in 2010.
• She is rumored to be dating someone she met at the gym in 2018.
• Melissa has an estimated net worth of over $700,000.
Melissa Soria Wiki Biography
Melissa Soria was born in Stockton, California USA, on 6 November 1987, so under the zodiac sign of Scorpio and holding American nationality – she is popular for her modelling career as well as for her Instagram account.
Early life and education
Melissa grew up wanting to become a model, as she was fascinated by all those beautiful women on the covers of popular magazines. She got taken on a different path throughout the years, and almost forgot about her dreams of becoming a model as she was very focused on her education – however, being dissatisfied with her looks, Melissa started going to the gym during her second year at high school.
As she was apparently very attractive even then, she was one of the most popular girls at school, but it’s not known whether or not she dated anyone during this period.
Melissa is the oldest of three siblings – she spent her childhood with her family in Stockton, but she can rarely be heard talking about her parents as she appreciates their privacy. They have been very supportive over the years, and didn’t even mind when their daughter posed for “Playboy” magazine.
After she matriculated from high school in 2005, Melissa enrolled at a local college in Stockton and graduated four years later with a bachelor’s degree in sports nutrition.
Career of a model
Melissa began working during her college years, as she wanted to contribute to her family rather than just spend their money – she worked several jobs at the same time, including as a receptionist and a bartender.
Her modelling career was launched after she began doing pageants for the Hawaiian Tropic, organized in 2009. Her career was instantly launched as she was invited for several photoshoots by a few modelling scouts – she has so far posed for numerous popular brands and magazines, and is now a sought-after model.
Melissa is mostly popular for the work she has done for “Playboy” – she was first featured in 2010, and got her first cover page when she appeared in the “Playboy’s Sexy Girls Next Door”, and has now been on numerous cover pages of “Playboy” throughout the years. Melissa is also a bit of an actress, but hasn’t been cast in any notable roles, although she has starred in Lil Dicky’s “White Dude” music video, and in Wax’s “Rosana” music video.
The most popular models in the US
The US is popular for numerous girls who have become the world’s top models while it also has some of the best modelling agencies in the world – some of the US models have also managed to become very successful actresses. Few of the best US models judging by the Ranker website include:
- Fifth place is held by Angie Everhart who was a very popular model during her teenage years, and has managed to appear in several “Sports Illustrated” swimsuit issues – she also posed nude in 2000 for the “Playboy” magazine;
- In fourth place is Hillary Fisher, who is popular for numerous competitions she has won including becoming the Miss Hawaiian Tropic South Carolina in 2007, and being one of Playboy’s Top 10 Supermodels of 2009;
- Brooklyn Danielle Decker is in third place, and is popular for her career of a fashion model while she is also an actress – she was featured in the “Sports Illustrated” swimsuit issue, and has acted in “Chuck”, “Ugly Betty”, “The League”, and “Royal Plains”;
- Second place goes to Kristanna Loken who is popular for her modelling career as well as for her acting roles – she has appeared in several movies including “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines” in 2003, and “BloodRayne” in 2005;
- Top place is held by Cindy Crawford, who worked as a model and thanks to her success in that field moved to film and TV series, while also working as a spokesperson. In 1995, “Forbes” magazine gave her the title of the highest paid model in the world.
Melissa might be a stunning model but she is as yet nowhere to be found in the list of the most popular models in the US, however, the modelling industry is progressing rapidly, and new names might soon appear in the list, including Melissa’s.
Love life and relationships
Melissa is very secretive when it comes to her love life, but some things regarding her past affairs are still known. Melissa is a mother to son Rayyan, but hasn’t shared any details with the public regarding his father. There are rumors circulating the internet that the man was not interested in raising a child, as he and Melissa were not in a relationship when she became pregnant.
She is currently rumored to be going out with a man whom she met at the gym a while ago – they first met in 2018 after being introduced to each other by their mutual friend. The two went out on a date and instantly fell for one another – judging by the rumors, they have been together for nearly a year now.
Although many of her fans have commented in regards to this (supposed) relationship, Melissa has decided to remain secretive and nothing about her current relationship status can be said with certainty – judging by her social media accounts, she currently appears to be single, hasn’t married, but has a son named Rayyan.
Hobbies and other interests
Melissa loves to pose in front of the camera, but she has other interests as well.
The thing she enjoys the most after modelling is going to the gym and exercising – she started doing it to shape her figure the way she wanted it to look, but has since been hooked with it, and cannot imagine a day without exercising – she goes to the gym six out of seven times a week as she gives her body one day to rest. She is also very fond of travelling and with her job of a model she gets to travel all around the US without even having to pay for it.
Melissa is also a big lover of animals, and volunteered in an animal shelter when she was younger – she would like to have a pet dog but currently has no time to take care of one. Melissa enjoys doing things which can raise her adrenaline, and is up for trying all the extreme sports she hasn’t tried so far.
Appearance and net worth
Melissa is currently 31 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 2in (1.55m) tall, weighs around 98lbs (45kgs), and her vital statistics are 32-23-33. She is also fond of tattoos, and has one inked on the wrist of her right arm and another on her left arm.
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According to authoritative sources, as of early 2020 her net worth is estimated to be more than $700,000, and is steadily rising thanks to her modelling career.
Social media presence
Melissa Soria is quite active on several popular social media platforms, as this is very important for her modelling career. She launched her Twitter account in December 2011, and has tweeted over 3,600 times. Her Instagram account has nearly 140 pictures on it – this is not Melissa’s first Instagram account, as her first one on which she had more than 300,000 followers has been banned due to her uploading inappropriate content. She is running a Facebook page as well.