Rhea Ripley

Rhea Ripley

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Rhea Ripley is an Australia born professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. Rhea Ripley was named as NXT UK Women’s championship.

Early life

On October 11, 1996, Demi Bennett aka Rhea Ripley was born in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. She is 25 years old. The name of her parents by a wrestler is still not revealed. But, she has a sister named Cali Bennett. She must be highly educated but her educational background is still kept behind the curtain.

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Caption: Rhea Ripley in her childhood photo with her sister. Source(Instagram)

Career

In 2014, Rhea Ripley began her wrestling career. Thus, she wrestled in Riot City Wrestling (RCW) before joining WWE in 2017. The experienced, helped her to impress WWE higher-ups. And, as they were impressed they offered her a developmental contract.  As her name was changed, she immediately transitioned into a darker and gothic-themed character. She was transferred to the UK branch, after spending a few months in NXT.

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Caption: Rhea Ripley in the ring during his match. Source(Instagram)

Additionally, there she wrestled with other upcoming stars of the country. In addition, she successfully became the inaugural NXT UK Women’s Champion. Later for a year, she ignited a feud with Piper Niven there. Thus, it is well imprinted in the memories of UK Wrestling fans. She only lost twice during her time in NXT UK, Ripley lost only twice.  And, she came out as one of the best Superstars to come out of the brand.

Later, she was back to NXT, where she quickly gained popularity through her gimmick. Thus, she was also known as the dominant player in the division. She won the NXT Women’s Championship and she was simply a class apart. Fortunately, she became the first person to win both, the NXT UK Women’s Championship and NXT Women’s Championship. Besides, she feuded with Charlotte Flair, in 2020. Unfortunately, she lost the title to her on the second night of WrestleMania 36.

More about career

As she was continuing feuding with The Queen in NXT but failed to regain the title. Later on, at the end of 2020, she feuded with Raquel Gonzalez. WWE announced that the former NXT Women’s Champion was making her way to the red brand, on February 22, 2021. On the March 22 episode of Raw, she made her main roster debut. In the episode, she challenged Asuka. It was for a match for the Raw Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 37.

Similarly, both athletes met on Night 2 of WrestleMania 37. At the event, she won the Raw Women’s Championship and defeated Asuka. However, she was introduced into the mix by Charlotte Flair. It was the title match between Asuka and Ripley the night after WrestleMania. Eventually, at the WrestleMania Backlash PPV, 3 women met. Therefore, she successfully defended her title after pinning Asuka.

Similarly, The Queen and she met at the Hell in Cell PPV. Finally, she finally dropped the title to Flair at the Money in the Bank PPV. When she faced Charlotte Flair and Nikki A.S.H., she got another shot at the title. Thus, it was at the SummerSlam PPV. Moreover, she and Nikki started their own segment and soon became the tag team duo. Eventually, together they were successful to win the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship. And, the wrestlers’ net worth is not known yet.

Personal life

Therefore,  Rhea Ripley cites watching The Miz as an inspiration growing up. Moreover, she is also trained in or practices swimming, karate, rugby, netball, and soccer. In addition, she is a fan of the Adelaide Football Club. In October 2019, she confirmed her relationship with fellow wrestler Demetri “Action” Jackson.

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Caption: Rhea with her boyfriend. Source(Instagram)

Body measurement and Social media

Rhea Ripley is very beautiful and pretty. Also, she has a perfect height of 5 feet 7 inches (171 cm/ 1.71 m). Also, as a wrestler, she has maintained her physics and her body weight is 62 kg (137 lbs). Moreover, her body measurement is about 34-30-35 inches respectively. Her shoe size and dress size are to known but wears a bra size of 32 B. Besides, she has short blonde hair color and attractive dark brown pairs of eyes.

Rhea is active in her Instagram and Twitter accounts. In an Instagram account named @rhearipley_wwe, she has 1.1 million followers. And, she joined Twitter in October 2013 with an account named @RheaRipley_WWE. And, as of now, a wrestler has gained 519.3 k followers in her account.