Born July 7, 1981 in Meriden, Connecticut, Paula Meronek
is a corporate employee by day and an ultimate party woman by night. She attended Francis T. Maloney High School and graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2003. In 2006, Paula's boyfriend filed misdemeanor assault charges against her. According to Cromwell Police, Paula allegedly bit her boyfriend several times when the latter refused to let her in his house. Her first TV appearance was on MTV's The Real World
: Key West in 2006. Her challenge debut was on Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Duel
, where she was the second woman to be eliminated. In Inferno III, Paula and her teammates made it to the end but lost to The Bad Asses. In 2008, she returned to MTV as one of the veterans on Gauntlet III.
(Photo courtesy of MTV)