WWE is bigger than it has ever been before. Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt started the legendary Capitol Wrestling Corporation Ltd in 1962. In 2016, its popularity skyrocketed, becoming the world's biggest wrestling company.
Wrestling isn’t an easy sport; that’s why most wrestlers have supportive wives and girlfriends waiting for them at home. These ladies keep the wrestler standing, but who exactly are they? Take a peek at some of the most famous WWE stars’ wives.
Batista And Sarah Jade
Dave Bautista, also known by his stage name ‘Batista,’ began his career in the WWE ring. In his profession, he has competed against some impressive wrestlers, such as John Cena and The Rock! He also won a decent amount of heavyweight titles.
Batista later explored a career and acting and got the role of Drax the Destroyer in the hit movie, Guardians of the Galaxy. He married his wife, Sarah Jade, in 2015, and they have built their life together ever since.
Kane And Crystal Jacobs
Kane made a name for himself when he competed in the 1997 WWE Bad Blood event. This was the same guy who used pyrotechnics and barged into the ring during the very first Hell in a Cell match. His brother, The Undertaker, ended up taking over Kane’s tombstone piledriver.
Outside of the ring, he goes by the name Glen Jacobs, and he’s an average guy with an upbeat personality. He and his wife, Crystal Jacobs, have been together for nearly two decades! They have two children and founded their own insurance company!
Brock Lesnar And Sable
Sable is known as one of WWE’s original divas and is considered an expert in her field! Sable knew she wanted to be with someone who understood her life, so when she met WWE superstar Brock Lesnar, she was swept off her feet.
Despite the fact that he is ten years younger than her, the pair got along right off the bat. They have had two sons, Turk, and Duke, since their marriage in 2006. They’re still a fierce power couple!
Big Show And Bess Katramados
Bess Katramados might seem harmless and innocent, but she’s a whole new person inside the ring. She had Big Show falling head over heels for her. It must have been a hard fall considering he is a 7-foot-tall giant of a man.
She found herself spending more time with her man and two beautiful children after retiring in February 2018. They seem extremely happy together even though they have been married since 2002.
CM Punk And AJ Lee
This couple is proof that soulmates do exist! AJ Lee started wrestling in 2007 and retired his career in 2015. There was instant chemistry between her and CM Punk! They were the ultimate power couple and were nearly unstoppable when they worked together!
But they have more in common than just wrestling. Punk spends his free time writing comic books, and Lee is a published author!
Randy Orton And Kimberly Kessler
Kimberly Kessler was a big fan of Randy Orton, but she never thought he would even pay her a second thought. That was until they met in 2014, and he asked her to be his date for the WWE Hall of Fame Induction.
Kessler couldn’t believe what was happening! All her dreams had come true. She was even more ecstatic when he proposed to her in 2016.
Sean Michaels And Rebecca Curci
Rebecca Curci gained popularity in the wrestling community with the name “Nitro Girl.” Infamous heartbreaker, Sean Michaels, could seem to keep his eyes off of her.
She had him wrapped around her little pinky, and they spontaneously got married in Las Vegas in 1999. They have stuck by each other ever since and now have two children together!
Eden Stiles And Brandi Rhodes
For those who don’t know, wrestling wasn’t Eden Stiles’ initial career path! She started as a broadcast journalist and worked hard to make her way up to becoming an anchor.
Eventually, she landed a job as an announcer for WWE, and this is where she met Cody Rhodes! Her feelings for him weren’t clear from the start, but she eventually agreed to go on a date with him. They have been the best couple ever since.
The Miz And Maryse Ouellet
The Miz and Maryse Ouellet have never been shy to share their feeling for one another. They exchanged “I Do’s” on February 2014 and have remained in the public eye since then.
They often share pictures and videos of their happy times on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. They have gained thousands of loyal followers because of this. Since then, Maryse retired as a WWE Diva and now spends most of her time cheering her man on from outside the ring.
Stone Cold Steve Austin And Kristin Austin
Stone Cold Steve Austin rose to fame in the early ’90s and has been known to be quite the lady’s man. He had gone through many public relationships and had three failed marriages.
He eventually found the love of his life, Kristen Feres. They have remained together ever since and spend their time in their two homes in Marina Del Rey, California, and Tilden, Texas.
Shane McMahon And Marissa Mazzola
Shane McMahon is the son of Vince McMahon, the CEO of WWE. He has since become WWE’S Executive Vice President of Global Media and is the brother of Diva Stephanie. Shane has one of the longest-running marriages on this list.
McMahon and Marissa Mazzola married in September 1996 and are actually high-school sweethearts! They have three sons together and settled down in New York City.
Kevin Owens And Karina Steen
Kevin Owens, the NXT champion, has been a part of many of WWE's most memorable moments. It's easy to understand why he has so many devoted followers.
Stomping victoriously on John Cena's belt was a big moment for Ownes, but it wasn't the most significant of his life. He stated that meeting his wife, Karina Steen, was the most important event in his life.
Mike Bennet And Maria Kanellis
Maria Kanellis was well-known for her charisma and is yet another WWE Diva on this list. She had already made a name for herself when she quit major wrestling organizations in search of something in the industry that she enjoyed more.
She now works as a manager for her husband, Mike Bennet. He is not as popular as his wife was in her days, but we’re sure he will get his moment in the spotlight!
Tyson Kiss And Nattie Neidhart
“Natalya” Neidhart put Total Divas on everyone’s radar, all because of her unbelievably complicated personal life. Nobody can argue that she added the spice the show so desperately needed.
Her romance with Tyson Kiss has been rocky throughout the years that they have stayed together. They have been through a lot of drama since they got together in 2001; regardless, they were still always there for each other.
Edge And Beth Phoenix
At her peak, Beth Phoenix, an incredibly strong and impressive WWE Diva, was one of the most acclaimed and celebrated female wrestlers. She won prestigious championships like the WWE Divas Championship and three WWE Women's Championships. She was the youngest to be admitted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
After getting married in 2016, Edge and Phoenix welcomed two daughters into the world. The loving duo sets the bar high for married couples and seems happier than ever.
Matt Hardy And Reby Sky
Matt Hardy is likely best known for his role in the tag team The Hardy Boyz with his brother Jeff. Matt was able to move onto a new relationship with Reby Sky after his breakup with WWE Diva Lita.
He began training the aspiring wrestler. However, things were not always perfect, as the couple encountered several domestic issues. They've made peace and have had a reasonably happy relationship since then.
Jerry “The King” Lawler And Lauryn Laine McBride
Jerry "The King" Lawler, who was equally renowned as a wrestler and a commentator, brought some humor to even the darkest wrestling matches. He dated many women in his golden days but hasn't had any serious relationships since his three failed marriages.
This was before meeting Lauryn Laine McBride. Despite their significant age difference, the couple got engaged and are actively planning their wedding, which Lawler hopes will be the last.
Charlie Haas And Jackie Gayda-Haas
Jackie Gayda and Charlie Haas have had four children together since tying the knot back in 2005, and they haven't looked back. They recently retired from the ring and established a nutrition store in Texas.
The product, which goes by Custom Muscle Nutrition and Smoothies, does precisely what it states on the label. For the couple, who flaunt their incredible physiques, it is a commercial venture that makes sense.
Jimmy Uso And Naomi
Jimmy Uso, the son of Rikishi, is one of the Uso brothers who has since established a flourishing solo career. He ultimately married Naomi, who was also a skilled wrestler. They are definitely one of the most dominant couples in the ring among WWE couples.
Before she married Uso, Naomi starred in the television program Total Divas. However, this backfired, and Naomi was fired from the program after getting married. Since then, she has won the WWE Women's Championship.
Zack Ryder And Laurel Van Ness
Zack Ryder, a WWE wrestler who has been dominating the ring for the past few years, is dating Chelsea Ann Green, also known by the wrestling alias "Laurel Van Ness." She is an active participant in Global Force Wrestling.
Things are still going well after being together since 2016. They are ecstatic after it is revealed that Ryder will take part in Smackdown.
Rusev And Lana
Lana is married to Bulgarian wrestler Rusev and performs with a thick Easter-European accent as part of her act, but she is a true American. Catherine Perry is her real name.
Lana serves as Rusev's manager as the couple collaborates in WWE. Her reputation as a skilled wrestler in her own right, however, has only recently grown. She participated in the most recent first women's Royal Rumble match.
Bo Dallas And Sarah Backman
After countless hours in the gym, Raw wrestler Bo Dallas is a sight to behold, and his wife, Sarah Backman, is no less stunning! She has spent a lot of time working on her physique after spending a lot of time in the gym, as you can see.
Additionally, she has won the title of World Arm Wrestling Champion an incredible eight times! After her NXT appearance, she was disappointed when she was turned away from professional wrestling.
John Layfield And Meredith Whitney
Throughout his wrestling career, John Layfield has gone by various aliases, including JBL and Bradshaw of the Acolytes. Few wrestlers can say they are married to a financial analyst these days, but he is.
Their romance began when he first met Meredith Whitney while they both worked at Fox at the same time. The couple married in 2005 as a result of a series of events. Ultimately, they moved to a private home in Bermuda in 2015.
Jeff Jarrett And Karen Jarrett
Given that she has wed more than one wrestler throughout her life, Karen Smedley stands out as a special entry on our list. Kurt Angle, her first husband, and she divorced in 2008; two years later, she married Jeff Jarrett.
She competes in the ring nowadays as Karen Jarrett. Karen, who is 45 years old, managed to roll back the years from her time as an exotic dancer and maintain her excellent condition despite having two children.
Dean Ambrose And Renee Young
Over the course of his WWE career, Dean Ambrose has accomplished a lot. For instance, he has set a record for the longest-running United States Champions. He would rank marrying Renee Young as his greatest accomplishment, though.
They first met when Renee, a journalist, interviewed Ambrose. She not only left the wrestler in awe of her beauty but also made him laugh a lot. This is because she formerly pursued stand-up comedy as a career.
Kofi Kingston And Kori Campfield
Kofi Kingston is well-known among hardcore wrestling fans for one thing in particular: his amazing track record of pulling off death-defying Royal Rumble saves. Knock him out of the ring, and he will simply bounce back!
Fortunately, since they married in 2010, his wife, Kori Campfield, has not yet kicked him out. The pair have welcomed two children since their wedding. When he's not sparring, Kofi lives in Tampa, Florida, with his loving family.
Booker T And Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman
Booker T was popular for coining expressions such as, "Can you dig it, sucker?" After five years of marriage to Sharmell, Booker T decided to refer to himself as King Booker. Sharmell often referred to herself as Queen Sharmell.
The couple started a family in 2005. Although the couple's days in the ring are finished, they are still happily married, and Booker and Sharmell have twins now. Booker even ran for mayor of Houston in 2019.
Bray Wyatt And Samantha Rotunda
Bray Wyatt and Samantha Rotunda were married in 2012, becoming one of the list's more unstable marriages. Five years of marriage and two children later, it seemed like everything was going well for them.
However, Samantha ultimately learned that Bray had an affair with WWE announcer Jojo Offerman. In 2017, she officially filed for divorce. Wyatt is still a well-liked character on WWE Raw in spite of this.
Daniel Bryan And Brie Bella
One of the Bella twins and a committed partner of another wrestler is Brie Bella. She later married Daniel Bryan in 2014, and they have been blissfully married ever since.
Daniel appears to bring out the best in Brie, despite the fact that she is one of the WWE's female heels. A well-known couple outside of the ring, they later gave birth to a girl whom they named Birdie Joe Danielson.