Ashley Massaro is an American actress, model and former professional wrestler. She is known for her spectacular performances at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Survivor: China. She has appeared in such films and TV shows as Smallville (Athena), Extreme Makeup: Home Version. She also starred in several videos of famous American artists. In the photo, Ashley Massaro looks like a very combative girl.
Ashley Massaro was born on May 26, 1979 in Babylon, New York. Her brother and father competed here in amateur wrestling.
The girl received her higher education at the University of New York. She has a bachelor's degree in communication with minors.
Ashley Massaro once met a WWE casting director while participating in a swimsuit competition. From him, she learned about the talent competition WWE Diva Search, which is held annually by World Wrestling.Entertainment and decided to participate, which will be the first decisive step towards a successful career as a professional wrestler.
August 15, 2005, on a television program called Raw, Ashley Massaro was announced as the winner of the WWE Diva Search. She managed to beat seven of her opponents on her way to victory. As a prize, she received 250 thousand dollars and signed a contract with WWE for a period of 1 year.
A week later, Ashley was attacked by Candace Michelle and Torrey Wilson, with whom the girl was in a hostile relationship.
In one of the episodes of Diva Search, the wrestler fights with Victoria and loses this difficult fight to her.
In 2006, Ashley tested her strength in several fights with Mickey James. First, Miki won the Royal Rumble, but Massaro did not remain in debt and took revenge on James in a rematch on Raw.
In the same year, in one of the unsuccessful battles, Ashley broke her fibula and left the ring for a while. For this, she was expelled from the Women's Battle, and she did not fight James again. The injury turned out to be serious: the girl underwent a complex operation, as a result of which a five-inch metal plate was inserted into her leg.
Ashley Massero next appeared on TV on SmackDown!, where she was invited as a special guest.
Later, the girl fought with the champion of World Wrestling Entertainment among women - Melina.
She also worked as a valet for WWE Tag Team Champions Paul London and Brian Kendrick. According to the plotshow Ashley is attacked by Jillian Hall.
Model and actress
Ashley Massaro competed in Miss Hawaiian Tropic, an American tanning lotion brand. In 2002 and 2004, the girl won and was awarded the titles of Miss Hawaiian Tropic USA and Miss Hawaiian Tropic Canada, respectively.
She was featured on the cover of the popular Playboy magazine three times. She has also posed for publications such as Femme Fatales and Flex.
Ashley starred in an episode of the reality show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition alongside World Wrestling Entertainment's John Cena and Batista. She also participated in many commercials.
In 2007, the American singer, rapper and producer invited Ashley Massaro and several other wrestlers to appear in his Throw It on Me music video, to which he received a positive response.
The girl was a participant in the show "Survivor: China", where she was invited in the 15th season. Ashley passed the casting and ten days later she left for China to shoot. Previously, she had never participated in such events, so she had some time to get used to the fact that everything took place directly on the street. Ashley entered the Zhang Hu tribe in the first episode of the show and immediately ran into conflict situations with rival Dave Cruiser. In the second episode, Massaro was eliminated for six days due to the fact that she received few votes, only 6.
Ashley Massaro had a brief relationship with a professionalwrestler Matt Hardy, but their paths soon parted.
The girl has a daughter, Alexis, who was born in 2000. She fell ill after 8 years, so Ashley asked for an early reprieve to care for her sick daughter.
The wrestler's body is covered in several tattoos, including a black and pink starfish, a pink and red dragon surrounding the "Trust Nobody" kanji, symbols on her lower back, and a butterfly on her right thigh. She also has piercings.
Ashley Massaro admits she was sexually assaulted at a US military base during a WWE tour of Kuwait. She was apologized and asked not to reveal it to the press.
On the Internet, you can find suggestions that Ashley Massaro and Shyla Stiles, who died under unclear circumstances, were in a relationship. However, these are just rumors, the information has not been officially confirmed anywhere.