Famous Wrestlers: The Bella Twins
For anyone familiar with WWE, the Bella Twins are two actresses, models, and wrestlers. Their stage names are Nikki Bella and Brie Bella and both women are employed by WWE Nikki is currently the two-time Diva Champion.
The twins spent their early lives inScottsdale , Arizona and involved in athletics from an early age. After moving to Los Angeles, the twins began modeling and even participated in the WWE Diva Search but were not able to make the cut that year. However, the following year, they were signed onto developmental contracts and assigned to the Florida Championship Wrestling. The twins made their debut in 2007, defeating both Nattie Neidhart and fighter Krissy Varn. They began to have a scripted rivalry with them and completed a series of matches.
Their fame continued in the 2011-12 years when the Bellas made headlines by winning the WWE divas Championship. The team also faced a notable rivalry against the Torres and spend most of the rest of that year in tag team matches. However, during this high point, the twins began to show some friction and after Brie lost her sister Nikki’s championship title to Layla, WWE announced that the twins were let go.
However, it wasn’t the end for the Bella Twins. After just a year on the independent circuit, they returned to WWE in 2013, on an episode of Raw. Starting in March, the Bella Twins got off to their second debut by attacking the Funkadacyls, eventually defeating them on the WWE Main Event episode. They continued to be in feuds with this group and Nikki even suffered from a fractured tibia as a result of their matches.
In addition to their wrestling careers, the Bella Twins also started their part of the show total Divas. On the show, the Bellas began a feud with their co-star Natalya where both Brie and Natalya began to see herself winning in singles competition. On the show, Brie also announced her recent engagement to wrestler Daniel Bryan, but the twins continued to fight. Brie continued to see the limelight as she became involved with an ongoing storyline involving Stephanie McMahon. Due to escalating tensions, Brie actually quit WWE but then returned to support Nikki. The twins continued to make headlines in the WWE world with matches between the twins at Hell in a Cell. The following week, Nikki continued her winning streak with a Halloween battle to become a contender once again for the Divas Championship. With the help of Brie, she became a Divas Champion for the second time.
In the twin’s personal lives, Nikki is dating a fellow wrestler John Cena, although he was certainly not her first love. In an interview on the Divas in 2014, Nikki actually revealed that she had previously married her long-term high school sweetheart but the marriage was actuallyannulled thee years later. Her sister Brie had been in a long-term relationship with wrestler Bryan Danielson and the two announced their engagement in 2013. The couple married in April, 2014 and appear to be going strong.
The Bella Twins have made a strong statement since they appeared on WWE and continue to be fan favorites. With their trademark style, their careers continue to be main attractions on both WWE games and their show Total Divas.