She used to run fashion shows since her school days and also developed some makeup products. She started her career in modeling when she participated in a beauty pageant. In the year 2003, she won her first beauty contest award as Miss Hawaiian Tropic Canada and the next year she was runner-up at the international Finals of Miss Hawaiian Tropic. In the year 2007, she was figured on the cover page for Girls of Canada on the famous Playboy magazine.
Ouellet after spending a couple of years in modeling also participated in WWE Diva Search competition post in the year 2006. She was hired by the professional wrestling promotion WWE. Two years later in 2008, Ouellet won her First WWE Divas Championship which she held for around seven months. This duration was third longest reign in the championship history. Ouellet, in the year 2012, performed live commentary at Family Wrestling Entertainment event. Since then she was appearing for the event regularly and perform commentary during Women’s matches.
Other than modeling and wrestling, she also works as a realtor in her House of Maryse which is clothing and jewelry line. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California along with her husband Mike Mizanin, who is also a professional wrestler in WWE. She Speaks French, holds a degree in Master of Business Administration and is a Black Belt in martial arts.