Vanessa Rousso is a successful versatile person who surprises with her successes not only in poker, but also in other activities.
From an early age she had a lot of hobbies: she was fond of basketball, swimming, lacrosse, and also she learned to play the violin. It is known that since the age of five Vanessa learned the poker rules.
It was easy for her to study that’s why she graduated from school with honors. Moreover, Rousso entered the University of Duke at the Faculty of Economics and was able to graduate it in 2,5 years. Later "Lady Maverick" entered the School of Law of University of Miami and planned to make a career as a lawyer, but at that moment she started to play in the poker tournaments and understood that it was easy for her to earn money with poker. Girl decided to leave school and fully focused on the game. However later in 2018 Rousso successfully took Bar exam.
Her poker career started in 2006 when she took the 5th place in the tournament NLH for 1 590$ at WSOP Circuit in Atlantic-City. She was the youngest player who had played at the final table WSOPC. After it Rousso took part in many tournaments and cashed in them. In 2006 Vanessa took the 7th place at WPT NLH Championship Event for 25 000$ and won 263 625$. Her main achievement was the victory at European High Roller Championship for 25 500€ at EPT Grand Final in Monte-Carlo in 2009 where she won 532 500€ or 700 160$.
In 2007 the representatives of PokerStars noticed Vanessa’s talent and proposed sponsorship. During this cooperation Rousso was lucky to meet many famous professionals and got almost worldwide fame. However in 2015 "Lady Maverick" decided not to prolong the contract with PokerStars and cooperation had come to an end.
At this moment Vanessa Rousso together with her partner realizes herself in the D.J. field.
She works on the new musical projects and produces her own tracks. However "Lady Maverick" isn’t going to stop play poker and says that the game will always be the part of her life.