Alexa Bliss is the ring name of Alexa Kaufman. She is an American WWE wrestler who has twice earned the RAW Women’s championship. She has also been the Smackdown Champion two times and is a highly talented and strong contestant in any competition.
So what is the secret of her success professionally at such a young age?
Alexa Bliss’s birth, childhood, and education
Alexa was born as Alexa Bliss in Colombus, Ohio on 9 August 1991. She comes from a low-income group. In spite of that, she had said that her family used to regularly go for trips to Disneyland since she was three years of age. These annual affairs made her an avid Disney fan. Her sports interest dates back to age 5 and she is good at softball, gymnastics, track, and kickboxing.
She was a cheerleader at the University of Akron.
At the age of 15 years, she had an eating disorder. She then took to competitive body-building and also competed in the Arnold Classic.
Alexa Bliss’s ring career
In May 2013, Alexa was signed by WWE. She was put in the WWE developmental territory NXT. Her first TV appearance was on July 24 on NXT. In August 2013, she was put on WWE roster and got the ring name of Alexa Bliss. On 6 April 2014, she took part in the Wrestlemania xxx. She took part later in the NXT Women’s championship match but lost it in the semi-finals.
She was out of the ring due to an injury and reappeared in March 2015 on NXT and defeated Carmella. The week after that she also won over Sasha Banks. In 2016, Alexa joined THE Smackdown brand. She gained her first victory over Becky Lynch. Later Lynch managed to get back the title from her.
However, in December 2016, Alexa tried hard and defeated Becky Lynch in the tables match and gained the new Smackdown Women’s champion title.
In January 2017, there was a steel cage match in which Alexa managed to defeat Lynch again and retain her title. On February 2017, she again defeated Lynch. She had a face-off match with Mickie James and was defeated.
In April 2017, she got drafted to the Raw brand. She soon acquired the number one contender title. She won over Bayley and got her first Raw Women’s champion title. In June she was again victorious over Bayley. She soon started a feud with Sasha and after having lost the title once again took it back from Sasha. She was confronted by Mickie James but in the match, Alexa again was the winner.
Alexa has also appeared in video games. She also was in the 7th season of the Total Divas. Alexa Bliss has within a short span of time come a long way in her field.
Alexa Bliss’ relationship status
Alexa Bliss and her fellow WWE wrestler were weaved into a storyline on NXT. That is how they came to know each other. Since 2015, she had an alliance with Buddy Murphy and Wesley Blake.
Talking about those days, Alexa had said:
“We were an unstoppable group. We worked well together, we all trusted each other, and we knew each other’s strengths and weaknesses. That’s what made our relationship good in the beginning.”
Alexa and Buddy came close and both also shared a passion for Disneyworld. They started visiting Disneyland often together. They are engaged now. They have a wonderful relationship and support each other in their games. We wish the couple a happy life and future!
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