Vanessa Ashley Rousso, also known as Vanessa Rousso is a French American poker player. She is globally known for her Pokerstars online name Lady Maverick. She was born in White Plains in the city of New York. She possesses two citizenships from France as well as from America. The bio of Vanessa Also includes the following facts.

Her father’s name is Mark Rousso and her mother’s name is Cynthia Bradley. Her mother says that Vanessa started reading and talking at very early age. Her parents got divorced in the year 1992. She then moved Vanessa To the city of Florida at her maternal grand parents’ home. She went to Wellington Landings Middle School. Her mother had three children and among them, Vanessa was the eldest and all the three girls were athlete. 

She was active in high school debate, swimming and lacrosse teams. She also used to play softball and basketball just for fun. She had excelled in national debate tournaments in terms of policy debate. Her mother works as a guidance counselor at Jupiter Community high school. In the year 2001 she graduated as valedictorian in her high school.

She had maintained the GPA of 4.0 while at the same time she was participating in National Honor Society and French honor Society. She also had founded the first environmental club and served as a president for the club. She was a violinist and volunteer for mothers against drunk driver. Her younger sister, Tiffany is a psychology master’s student at Florida Atlantic University and the other sister Leticia is a medical student in the University Of Florida.

When she started her involvement in poker seriously, she was a minor and too young to play in the casinos. Therefore, to fulfill her dream, she began playing online which continued till she was in college. As she got into Miami Law school in the year of 2004, she was already 21 years of age and was able to play poker at casinos at her driving distance. She for the first time built her stake at Hard Rock sit and goes 10 player tables where she won the first prize which amounted $250. Starting from that point, she was successful in saving $1,500 entry fee in Atlantic City in late 2005 where she parlayed into $17,500.

This win enabled her to afford entry in World Poker Tour Event at Bellagio. She is now known widely for wearing a cap, headphones and her designer sunglasses. Her first win in professional tournament was in the year of 2005 in the city of Las Vegas. At 2005 World Series Of Poker, she was placed in 45th position among 601 where Jennifer Tilly won the event. She has been playing professional poker since 2005.

Her first cash win was in the year 2005 followed by three cash consecutive wins in the years 2006 and 2008. Then in the year 2009 she won four more cash prizes for poker followed by two cash prizes in the year 2010. After the year 2010, in she won one-one cash prize in 2011 and 2013.  

With the height of 5 feet and 7 inches, the very sexy and hot Vanessa’s exact measurements are not available but she has greatly maintained her physique. She had dated a guy named Chad Brown in the year 2008; they had been in a relationship and Chad benacme her husband but unfortunately, they got divorced in the year 2012 and the reason for their break up was not stated. She can be connected through her twitter and instagram accounts.


  • American-French
  • 170 cm
  • 1983-02-05
  • Professional Poker Player
  • Not Now
  • $4 Million Dollars
  • Not Yet
  • N/A
  • White
  • Chad Brown(div)
  • Duke University
  • Poker After Dark
  • /wiki/Vanessa_Rousso
  • Not Disclosed
  • Yes(once)


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