Lisa Marie Varon
Lisa Marie Varon
|Also known as:||Head Bitch in Charge (HBIC), Queen Victoria, Victoria, Lisa Marie Varon, Tara|
|Born:||February 10, 1971|
San Bernardino, California
|Years active:||2000 - Present|
|Ethnicity:||Latina, Middle eastern|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight:||155 lb (70 kg)|
Lisa Marie Varon (born February 10, 1971), is an American professional wrestler, bodybuilder and fitness competitor of Puerto Rican and Turkish descent. Varon is best known for her time in World Wrestling Entertainment under the ringname Victoria and her current tenure in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling/Impact Wrestling under the ringname Tara. She is currently one-half of the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champions with partner Brooke Tessmacher. Varon started competing in fitness competitions and won ESPN2's Fitness America Series in 1997. In 1999, she placed second at a fitness event in New York to earn her International Federation of BodyBuilders Professional Fitness Card.
Through a chance meeting, Varon met World Wrestling Federation (WWF) performer Chyna who encouraged her to become a wrestler. She trained in the WWF's developmental territories for three years before being moved to the main roster to compete full time under the ring name Victoria. Her first TV appearance was at WrestleMania XVI as one of The Godfather's Hos. She debuted in June 2002, four months later she was pushed to win the Women's Championship, a title she held twice in her wrestling career. In TNA she was a four-time TNA Women's Knockout Champion, making her a six-time Women's Champion. She currently holds the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship with Brooke Tessmacher.