Anthony Carelli is a retired professional wrestler, sports analyst, presenter, trainer, former mixed martial artist and occasional Canadian actor. He is known for his 11-year tenure in WWE, where he wrestled with the stage name Santino Marella. He is the founder of the Canadian martial arts and wrestling training center, Battle Arts Academy. Carelli was contracted with World Wrestling Entertainment in 2005, and was included in Ohio Valley Wrestling, WWE's farmland. He will be releasing the Raw in a live episode from Milan, Italy. As Santino Marella, a fan chosen from the public, he defeated Intercontinental Champion Umaga, winning the championship in his first match. Over the next few years, he once again won the Intercontinental Title, the US Championship and the WWE Tag Team Championship. He also joins a hotline where he works as Santina Marella, Santino's twin sister.
|Birth name||Anthony Carelli|
|Born||March 14, 1974, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada|
|Residence||Mississauga, Ontario, Canada|
|Alma mater||Concordia University|
|Ring name(s)||Boris Alexiev, Johnny Geo Basco, Anthony Carelli, Santino Marella, Santina Marella|
|Billed from||San Fili, Calabria, Italy|
|Trained by||Ohio Valley Wrestling|
|Debut||August 17, 2002|
Born Anthony Carelli, he is a Canadian wrestler who made his WWE debut in 2005.
He began wrestling in Canada his early 20s under the name Johnny GeoBasco.
He is a two-time WWE Intercontinental Champion and one-time United States Champion.
He has one daughter. He married Anna Babij in 2015.
He was managed by WWE Diva Maria Kanellis.
Professional wrestlers from Ontario. Canadian professional male wrestler. Athletes Mississauga