Melina started her modelling career at the age of 20. During summer of 2005, a rumour said that she was having an affair with argentinian producer Adrian Suar. But shortly after, the rumour was dismissed, but that was enough to launch her to fame. She appeared in the most important argentinian magazines, such as Hombre, Claro, Paparazzi, Gente and Caras. Until 2007 Melina hosted the television show “Planeta Moda” (Planet Fashion), wich started in 2005 on an America TV channel. The show dealed with topics like current trends, campaigns and interviews with fashion designers In 2007, she made a stop in her modelling and hosting activities, and participated in the “Gran Hermano Famosos” show (Big Brother: Celebrities), replacing Pachu Peña. After two weeks of competition, she self-nominated and was eliminated by the audience vote. In 2008, Melina established a relationship with Big Brother 5′s winner, Esteban Morais, wich continued and ended in the media.