AJ Lee

AJ Lee


AJ Lee is a professional wrestler and actress best known for her time in WWE. She has held multiple championships, including the WWE Divas Championship three times, and was widely regarded as one of the most popular female wrestlers in recent memory.

Full Name
Mar 19, 1987
Net Worth


AJ Lee, born April Jeanette Mendez on March 19th, 1987 in Union City, New Jersey. AJ was the youngest of three children and grew up in a very strict family. She attended Memorial High School where she participated in cheerleading and softball.

AJ debuted in professional wrestling in 2007 when she signed with Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU). From there she wrestled for promotions such as Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) and Ring of Honor (ROH). In 2009 she signed with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and was assigned to their developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW).

In 2011 AJ made her debut on the main WWE roster as part of the all-female stable The Divas of Doom alongside Natalya. Following the break-up of the group, AJ developed a character as a "crazy chick" which earned her a huge following from fans. In 2013 she won her first championship when she captured the Divas Championship at WrestleMania 29. She went on to become one of the most decorated female wrestlers in WWE history by holding both the Divas Championship and WWE Tag Team Championships several times each.

Throughout her career AJ had numerous feuds with many top female wrestlers including Beth Phoenix, Kaitlyn, Layla and Nikki Bella. Her final match took place at WrestleMania 31 where she defeated Divas Champion Nikki Bella for the title before departing from WWE afterwards due to personal issues.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1987</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">AJ Lee is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On March 19, 1987, AJ Lee was born in Union City, New Jersey.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starts Wrestling Career</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lee begins her wrestling career with the New Jersey-based promotion Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU).</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Developmental Contract with WWE</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lee signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and reports to their farm league, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW).</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debuts on Raw</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lee debuts on WWE's main roster as part of the show "Raw".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Divas Championship</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lee wins her first WWE Divas Championship at the pay-per-view event Payback.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">AJ Retires from Professional Wrestling</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lee officially retires from professional wrestling, citing health concerns.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Warrior Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lee is awarded the WWE Warrior Award, in recognition of her advocacy for the mental health community.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She is a Fearless Fighter</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">AJ Lee is fearless in the ring, taking on opponents much larger than her and never backing down. She has consistently been one of the top wrestlers in WWE for years, and she always puts on an exciting show.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She is a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">AJ Lee is a great role model for young women. She shows that you don't have to conform to society's expectations to be successful and happy. She also promotes self-love and acceptance, which is something everyone can benefit from hearing.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> Her Charisma and Charm</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">AJ Lee has great charisma and charm both inside and outside of the ring. Whether she’s cutting a promo or just being herself, AJ’s personality shines through and makes her an instant fan favorite. Her natural charisma is what made her such a success in WWE.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Woman to Win the Divas Championship</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">AJ Lee became the first ever woman to win the Divas Championship in 2013.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Only Woman to Hold Two Titles Simultaneously</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">AJ Lee is the only woman in the WWE to hold two titles simultaneously, winning the Divas and the World Heavyweight Championship at the same time.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Holds the Record for Longest Reign as Divas Champion</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">AJ Lee holds the record for the longest reign as Divas Champion, with a total of 295 days.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Married Wrestler CM Punk</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2014, AJ Lee married fellow wrestler CM Punk. The couple have since divorced.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Authored Her Own Autobiography</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">AJ Lee is the author of her own autobiography titled "Crazy Is My Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules".</p></div>


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