Vanessa Rousso Net Worth, Biography, News, FAQ
|Popular Names:||Vanessa Rousso, Pokerness, Lady Maverick|
|Real Name:||Vanessa Ashley Rousso|
|Birth Date:||February 5, 1983|
White Plains, New York, United States
|Profession:||Attorney, Professional Poker Player, Television Personality|
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
Born in New York in the United States of America, and raised in France, Vanessa Rousso is a French-American attorney, professional poker player, Disc Jockey, and television personality. She is best known for being a member of Team PokerStars for 9 years starting from 2006 until 2015. A graduate of economics and political science from Duke University, Vanessa attended the University of Miami School of Law before passing the Florida Bar Exam to become a practicing lawyer in 2018. Read on to find out all that there is to know about Vanessa Rousso’s biography, net worth figure, occupation, relationships, parents, and other cool stuff.
Early Life: Childhood, Education
Vanessa Ashley Rousso was born on the 5th of February in 1983 in White Plains, New York, the United States. Her parents, Marc Rousso and Cynthia Bradley, moved to France with the children when Vanessa was three years old. There, she lived in Paris until she clocked the age of 10 before moving back to the United States to live in New York for a while. Then, Vanessa relocated to Florida to live with her maternal grandparents in 1992 after her parents divorced.
She has two younger sisters, Leticia who works as an optometrist, and Tiffany, a high-school teacher and television personality who was once a contestant on the reality television show “Big Brother America”.
Concerning her education, Vanessa attended Wellington High School where her phenomenal performance was widely recognized. She earned a 4.0 GPA while participating in the National Honor Society as well. After high school, she attended Duke University where she broke the school’s record to graduate in 2 years and 6 months. She graduated from the institution with a major in economics and a minor in political science. From there, she joined the University of Miami School of Law, graduating in 2018 before passing the Florida Bar Exam subsequently.
Professional Life: Attorney, Poker Player, TV Star
Vanessa Rousso first began participating in serious poker tournament play while on summer break from law school. From playing the game, she made an estimated $3.5 million between the years 2005 and 2011, particularly on live poker events. She currently ranks eighth among female poker players in terms of all-time money winnings. In May 2009, she won the 79-entrant €25,000 EPT High Roller Championship which netted her a whopping $749,467. It marked the biggest payday of her poker career. When Sports Illustrated approached her about including a female poker player in their 2009 Swimsuit edition, Vanessa was reported to have stated that the chance for a photo shoot offered to her by the reputable magazine was a great opportunity for poker in general and for her in particular.
It is also important to note that the poker star has worked with the likes of Forbes magazine, teaching poker to some of the names on its “100 Most Powerful Women” list.
Outside of playing poker, this multi-talented and gorgeous woman has popped up on television on numerous occasions throughout the years. In 2009, she appeared on the television show “Million Dollar Challenge”. Also around this time, she appeared as a guest judge on the television game show “Bank of Hollywood”. Many fans will remember her for years to come for being one of the contestants on the seventeenth season of the reality television show “Big Brother America” in 2015 where she eventually finished in third place.
She works as a Disc Jockey occasionally, and having graduated from the University of Miami School of Law and passing the Florida Bar Exam, Ms. Rousso is also an attorney, though, there isn’t enough information available regarding whether or not she practices this profession.
Personal Life: Relationships, Private Interests, Hobbies, Height, Weight
Vanessa Rousso is not married to anyone at the moment. In fact, currently, she is a single woman. However, she has been romantically linked to a couple of people in the past. Notably, she was married to fellow poker star Chad Brown from 2009 until they divorced in 2012.
In 2015, she announced her engagement to her girlfriend of many years Melissa Ouellet, but they have since separated.
She is 170 centimeters tall and weighs approximately 70 kilograms.
Social Media: TikTok, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
A star of Vanessa Rousso’s standard is expected to have a solid presence in various online communities. It is one of the ways that entertainers and celebrities stay connected to their fans from all over the world in this modern times. With that being said, Vanessa runs her Instagram and Twitter accounts by herself and on Facebook, only a fan page has been running for the past couple of years.
She has a respectable 71,800 followers on her Instagram account. To go along with that, she has slightly more than 120,000 followers on her verified Twitter account.
Vanessa Rousso Net Worth: Salary, Income Sources, Assets, Brands
Since we cannot obtain any info regarding her law practice, we cannot ascertain how much money she earns from that profession. However, her amazing time as a poker player truly did wonders for her financial situation as she managed to build a stable source of livelihood from playing poker for over 10 years even to the extent of entering the top 10 highest-paid female poker players in the world list.
Vanessa Rousso’s net worth is currently estimated at $5 million. In addition to her earnings from her success at the professional poker tables, she has been on the payroll of several organizations for appearing on numerous television shows either as a contestant or as one of the judges. Furthermore, she has marketed herself quite well by boosting her endorsement portfolio over the years. Concerning endorsement deals, Ms. Rousso has managed to pick up sponsorships from a long list of brands and companies including EQ Labs, PokerStars online gaming, GoDaddy, and many others.