Confident and unafraid of going for what she wants, Miss Piggy is infatuated with Kermit the Frog. A total diva, Miss Piggy only likes the finer things in life, and is sure that one day she’ll become a big star. If she has a catchphrase, it’s probably “Hiiii-ya!”, which she pairs with a well-placed karate chop.
“When I first created Miss Piggy, I called her Miss Piggy Lee,” remembers Muppet designer Bonnie Erickson, “as both a joke and an homage.
"Peggy Lee was a very independent woman, and Piggy certainly is the same. But as Piggy's fame began to grow, nobody wanted to upset Peggy Lee, especially because we admired her work. So, the Muppet's name was shortened to Miss Piggy."