- Rhea Ripley
- 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
- 137 pounds (62 kg)
- 22 June 2013
- Date of Birth
- October 11, 1996
Rhea Ripley, whose real name is Demi Bennett, was born on October 11, 1996, in Adelaide, South Australia. An Australian professional wrestler, she signed with WWE in 2017 and has since made a name for herself in both NXT and the main roster.
Other Wrestlers Names
Rhea Ripley is known for her feuds with a host of other famous wrestlers. Some of these names include Shayna Baszler, Io Shirai, Charlotte Flair, Asuka, and Nikki A.S.H.
Information, Statistics & Titles Won
Known for her intense, aggressive style, Ripley stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 137 pounds. Over her career, she’s earned several significant titles:
• NXT UK Women’s Champion (2018)
• NXT Women’s Champion (2019)
• WWE Raw Women’s Champion (2021)
One of her biggest matches was against Shayna Baszler for the NXT Women’s Championship at NXT TakeOver: WarGames in December 2019. Ripley defeated Baszler to capture the title, marking a significant moment in her career.
Another major match was against Charlotte Flair at WrestleMania 36 in 2020, where despite losing, she put on a commendable performance that earned her more recognition.
Ripley has had some intense rivalries over the years, but her feud with Charlotte Flair stands out as one of the biggest. They battled at WrestleMania 36 and later continued their feud when Ripley moved to the main roster.
Tag Team Partners
Rhea Ripley has mostly been a singles competitor. However, in the early stages of her NXT UK career, she occasionally teamed with other female wrestlers, like Reina Gonzalez.
Ripley started her wrestling career in Australia in 2013. After establishing herself on the local circuit, she caught the eye of WWE scouts and was signed in 2017. She initially wrestled for the NXT UK brand, becoming its inaugural Women’s Champion.
In late 2019, she moved to NXT, where she continued her success. Ripley was promoted to WWE’s main roster in 2021, making an immediate impact by winning the Raw Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 37.
Ripley likes to keep her personal life private. However, it is known that she has been in a long-term relationship with fellow professional wrestler Demetri Action Jackson.
Rhea Ripley’s finishing move is known as the “Riptide,” a pump-handle powerbomb that has brought her numerous victories.
Rhea Ripley has a unique, punk-rock inspired look. She typically wrestles in black attire, often featuring metal studs and spikes, along with boots. She also regularly sports a leather jacket during her entrances.
Ripley’s entrance theme in WWE is a rock track called “Brutality” by CFO$, fitting her tough, aggressive character.
Please note, as my training only covers information up to September 2021, some details might have changed or evolved in Rhea Ripley’s career and personal life post that timeframe.