Kiana James - Updated Feb 2024

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Kiana James

Kiana James is a popular American Professional Wrestler. Kiana James is widely known as a wrestler in WWE and a former NXT Women’s Tag Team Champion.

Early Life and Childhood

Kiana James was born on May 23, 1997, in the city of Sioux City, Lowa, United States. Her age is 26 years as of 2023 and her full name is Kayla Inlay Klingensmith.

Similarly, she is American by nationality and practices Christianity by religion. Moreover, her zodiac sign is Gemini by date of birth.

Talking about her family members, there is no clue found on the web in terms of her parents’ names and professions. She seems to be a private person but does not want to introduce her family members to the public to keep their privacy and safety.

Kiana James – Education

In terms of her educational background, she has done her schooling at East High School in Sioux City, Lowa. Later, she graduated with a degree in science from Morningside University in 2019.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to her career, she made her in-ring debut as Xtina Kay on September 21, 2021. She made her WWE debut on the February 1, 2022 edition of NXT as Kayla Inlay. She was rebranded as Kiana James making her NXT Women’s Breakout Tournament debut on May 17.

Similarly, on the June 24 episode of NXT Level Up, she defeated Brooklyn Barlow for her first televised victory. She competed in a 20-woman battle royal to decide the number one challenger for the NXT Women’s Championship on the July 19 episode of NXT. After mocking Lyons’ appearance, she feuded with her but lost to her on the August 9 edition of NXT.

Likewise, on WWE Main Event, she defeated Dana Brooke on November 3. She competed in the Women’s Iron Survivor Challenge at NXT Deadline to decide the number one contender to Mandy Rose’s NXT Women’s Championship. She finished her feud with Henley on the December 27 episode of NXT after losing to her in a Battle for the Bar.

Furthermore, on January 10, 2023, she fought in a 20-woman battle royal to decide the number one contender to Roxanne Perez’s NXT Women’s Championship. On February 5, at NXT Vengeance Day, she and Fallon Henley beat Katana Chance and Kayden Carter to win the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship, which was her first title.

Additionally, at NXT Stand & Deliver on April 1, she and Henley lost the tag belts to Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn. After being defeated on the April 25, 2023 episode of NXT, she walked out on Jensen. On May 9, she was beaten by Valkyria in the first round of the tournament for the NXT Women’s Championship.

Kiana James

Caption: Kiana James wrestling in the ring. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Kiana James has never endorsed any brand or seen promoting anything or collaborating with any brands. Likewise, there is no clue found on the web referring to the products she has supported. Moreover, in the coming days, we may be able to see her collaborating with some brands to support their products.

Awards and Nomination

James has not been associated with or won any kind of awards or has received any prestigious title yet. She is a talented wrestler however, her best form has yet to be acknowledged by her audience. Similarly, she still has much more to do and we believe that her talent will lead her to several awards in the future.

Net Worth 2023

James has an estimated net worth of approximately $1.6 million but her exact salary is not available. Similarly, most of her source of income is generated from her wrestling profession. Additionally, she has worked very hard to get this fame and is on the road to building her net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

James married Zach Klingensmith on January 3, 2022. However, she has not revealed anything about how they both met and started dating each other. Moreover, they both don’t have children yet. Also, he doesn’t seem to have any past relationships or previous engagements.

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Caption: Kiana James with his wife. Source: Instagram


James is always seen as being disciplined with her professional life and stays alert to any rumors or controversies that would destroy her reputation. Furthermore, she maintains a distance from the media and avoids getting engaged in any controversial activities that can destroy her professional career.

Kiana James – Body Measurements

James is 5 Feet 10 inches tall and weighs 70kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 38-26-36 inches and she has a stunning pair of dark brown eyes and hair. Also, her dress size is 7 and her shoe size is 10(US).

Kiana James

Caption: Kiana James posing for the photo. Source: Instagram

Social Media

James is active on Instagram, where he has 52.5k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @kianajames_wwe. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @kianajames_wwe with 18.1k followers.