One on One with California Cover Girl Melissa Riso

One on One with California Cover Girl Melissa Riso

Melissa Riso is one of the most popular models you can find on the net or at your local newsstand. The Italian and Guamanian model has spiced up the covers of many major auto magazines like Lowrider, DSport and Performance Auto & Sound. Hell, who knows, she just may be sitting on your coffee table right now. If that’s the case, you’ll enjoy this twice as much. Follow Melissa on Twitter @RealMelissaRiso

So tell us where you’re from Melissa. 
I am from Salinas, California

What was it like growing up in sunny California?
Growing up in my hometown was hard. There were a lot of gangs and bullies where I grew up.

What is your nationality?
I am Italian and Guamanian.

What are your measurements?  
32C-24-34 and my height is 5’1″.

Give us 5 words that you think best describe you?
Independent, Sexy, Silly, Feisty, Blunt!

Nice. What would you say is your best asset?
I think my eyes. They are like Honey colored and people always ask me if I have contacts on.

How long have you been a model?
I have been modeling for almost 7 years.

You’re a certified pro then. How did you get started in the business 7 years ago?
I had a news reporter of San Diego ask me to meet their agent, and that’s how I got started into the acting and modeling world.

Melissa Riso VIRILE Magazine Interview

What are some of your most notable appearances you’ve made so far?
I was on the cover of Performance Auto & Sound magazine, DSport mag and Lowrider magazine. I  was also on a session of “Bad Ass” on Playboy TV just doing extreme sports. :)

Impressive resume. What do you enjoy most about modeling? I think I enjoy the attention. It’s a different kind of high, when people are loving your photos and wanting to know about you. My fans are so sweet and supportive, it makes you appreciate what you do and I have fun doing it. :) Models are lying if they say they don’t like attention, because if that’s the case why model? lol

Good point! Very honest of you to reveal that. Outside of modeling, what do you do in your spare time?
I love to workout. It is a hobby to me because It makes me feel and look good. If your having a rough day, go to the gym and let out some stress. I also love throwing dinner parties. I enjoy hosting at my house and bringing my friends together.

What type of man are you attracted to?
I am attracted to a guy that has his life together and is healthy. If a man is smart and honest that’s HOT!

I think a guys upper body is so hot! Having great arms, chest and back is sexy.

What trait do you think is most important in determining someone’s attractiveness?
The way they carry themselves.

What qualities do you think the man of the future should have? I think the men of the future should be able to understand woman more. lol We are very hard to read and understand, so if they can understand us better maybe divorce wouldn’t be so common. :)

What part of a man do you think is sexiest?
I think a guys upper body is so hot! Having great arms, chest and back is sexy.

How does a man keep you interested?
A man keeps me interested if he has a great sense of humor. Making me laugh is great because there will never  be a dull, awkward moment.

Melissa Riso VIRILE Magazine Interview

Let’s take it up a notch, are you the quiet type in the bedroom or the loud one?
I am loud if they know what they are doing lol.

When it comes to men, what are some of your turn offs?
I am so turned off by a liar or cheater. I think those men are weak….

Would you say you are pretty comfortable with your body?
I am very comfortable with my body, especially if I am a bikini and lingerie model. ;)

What is your favorite city to visit?
I love to visit Monterey (California) because that’s where my family is. It’s also very pretty there.

So, where can we see more of you?
You can see all my updates and work on or follow me on twitter under @RealMelissaRiso