Rhea Ripley is a professional wrestler signed to WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). Born on October 11, 1996, in Adelaide, Australia, Rhea began her wrestling career at the young age of 16. She trained with the Australian promotion Riot City Wrestling before moving on to bigger stages.
In 2017, Rhea signed with WWE and began training at the company’s Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. She made her debut in NXT, the company’s developmental brand, in 2017, quickly becoming known for her powerful moves and unique look.
Rhea’s breakthrough moment came in 2019 when she won the NXT Women’s Championship by defeating Shayna Baszler. She held the championship for over six months, defending it against top competitors such as Bianca Belair and Io Shirai.
In 2020, Rhea made her debut on the main roster, appearing on Monday Night Raw. She quickly established herself as a force to be reckoned with, defeating established stars such as Charlotte Flair and Asuka.
Rhea’s biggest moment on the main roster came at WrestleMania 37, where she challenged Asuka for the Raw Women’s Championship. In a dominant performance, Rhea defeated Asuka to become the new Raw Women’s Champion.
Rhea’s reign as Raw Women’s Champion was short-lived, as she was defeated by Charlotte Flair at Money in the Bank in July 2021. However, she continued to be a top contender in the women’s division, and in November 2021, she won the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship, becoming the first woman to hold both the Raw and SmackDown Women’s Championships.
Rhea’s unique look and powerhouse style have made her a fan favorite and one of the most exciting wrestlers in WWE today. She has proven herself to be a versatile performer, capable of putting on impressive matches with a variety of opponents. Rhea’s future in WWE looks bright, and fans can’t wait to see what she will accomplish next.