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Who is Nikki Bella ? Read More About Her

Who is Nikki Bella ? Read More About Her

Who is Nikki Bella ? Read More About Her

Stephanie Nicole Garcia-Colace was born in November 21, 1983, colloquially known as Nicole Garcia-Colace) is an American reality television personality, entrepreneur and retired professional wrestler signed to WWE under the ring name Nikki Bella, where she is a Hall of Famer. In 2007, Bella signed with WWE and was assigned to developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) alongside her twin sister Brie Bella, forming the duo The Bella Twins. She made her debut on SmackDown in 2008. Nikki Bella is a two-time WWE Divas Champion and holds the record for the longest reign with that title (301 days).

Bella ranked No. 1 in Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Female 50 in November 2015, and was named Diva of the Year by Rolling Stone in December 2015. She also won the award for Choice Female Athlete alongside her sister at the Teen Choice Awards in 2016.

Born sixteen minutes before her twin sister, Brianna, to parents Jon Garcia and Kathy Colace, Garcia-Colace was born in San Diego, California, and raised on a farm in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale, Arizona. She is of Mexican and Italian descent. Keen soccer enthusiasts, she along with her twin sister played for the Scottsdale club in elementary school. She graduated from Chaparral High School in 2002. She then returned to San Diego for college where she played soccer for Grossmont College, but relocated to Los Angeles a year later, where she worked as a waitress at the Mondrian Hotel while trying to find an agent.

She then started modeling, acting, and doing promotional work. She made her first national TV appearance on the Fox reality show Meet My Folks. Following this appearance, the Garcia twins were hired to be the World Cup Twins for Budweiser and were photographed holding the World Cup trophy. Nikki and her sister Brie were contestants in the 2006 “International Body Doubles twins search”. Nikki and Brie later participated in the 2006 WWE Diva Search, but they did not make the cut.

In May 2014, Nikki revealed on Total Divas that she had married her high school sweetheart at the age of 20; the marriage was annulled three years later. Nikki began dating John Cena in 2012. The couple became engaged on April 2, 2017, when Cena proposed to her after their mixed tag-team match at WrestleMania 33. On April 15, 2018, the couple called off the engagement and cancelled their wedding, which was planned for May 5, 2018.

She has been dating her Season 25 Dancing with the Stars partner and Russian dancer Artem Chigvintsev since January 2019. On January 3, 2020, the couple announced their engagement. On January 29, 2020, Nikki announced that she is expecting her first child alongside her twin sister Brie, who announced her own second pregnancy the same day. On June 11, 2020, on the season five finale of Total Bellas, Nikki announced the baby’s sex, a boy. She gave birth to Matteo Artemovich Chigvintsev on July 31, 2020. Nikki and her sister Brie are fans of the Philadelphia Eagles football team.