Rhea Ripley

by MKhanal 08 Apr,2021
Rhea Ripley
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 7 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Demi Bennett
  • Birth Place Adelaida, South Australia
  • Famous Name Rhea Bennett
  • Father Peter Bennett
  • Net Worth $200,000
  • Nationality Australian
  • Ethnicity white
  • Profession Wrestler
  • Currently Working For WWE
  • Boyfriend Demetri "Action" Jackson
  • Religion Christian

If you love watching professional wrestling then, Rhea Ripley must not be a new name. Rhea is a well-known Australian professional wrestler. She has been performing with the WWE since 2019. Ripley is the inaugural NXT UK Women's Champion and a former NXT Women's Champion. The wrestler is the first female Australian Champion in WWE history. 

Rhea Ripley was born Demi Bennett on October 11, 1996, in Adelaide, South Australia. She is among the two children born to Peter Bennett and his wife. She has a sister named Cali Bennett. Rhea holds Australian nationality, and her ethnicity is White. Her religion is Christian, and her horoscope sign is Capricorn. Rhea stands five feet and seven inches tall and weighs 62 kgs(137 lb). 

The Journey from Australia to WWE

Ripley started training in the Riot City Wrestling in her home country in 2013. She spent several years in the promotion, where she became a two-time RCW Women's Champion. Rhea made her Melbourne City Wrestling debut in June 2014, where she defended the RCW Women's title in a Three-Way match against Savannah Summers and Toni Storm. The wrestler remained in the franchise until 2017 and defended the Women's title against Kellyanne in her last game. 

Rhea moved to the states in 2017 and signed with the WWE. Ripley made her NXT television debut on the October 25, 2017, episode of NXT. In the following season, She competed in the 2018 Mae Young Classic and lost in the semi-final. In early 2021, The wrestler moved to the NXT UK brand. She became the NXT UK Women's Champion titleholder in the inaugural season. Ripley became the first female Australian champion in WWE history and the second Australian champion after Buddy Murphy. 

Ripley competed in the first-ever all-women pay–per–view in 2018. She made her surprise return to the NXT. At the end of the season, Rhea defeated Baszler to win the NXT Women's Championship. After this title win, She became the first person to have won both the NXT Women's and NXT UK Women's Championships. Ripley made her main roster debut on the March 22 episode of Raw. The wrestler will be facing Asuka on Night 2 of WrestleMania on April 11.

Who is Rhea Ripley's Girlfriend?

The female professional wrestler seems to be involved in a romantic relationship with her longtime boyfriend, Demetri Jackson. The love birds have been together for more than two years. Rhea first opened about her relationship through a post on her Instagram in October 2019. Since then, There has been no looking back in their relationship.

Rhea shares a photo with her boyfriend SOURCE: [email protected]_wwe

Demetri is also a professional wrestler. He completed his master's in Sports and Exercise Science from the University of Central Florida. Both of them seem to be very much supportive of each other. They keep sharing photos of each other at training and vacations. 

Know About Rhea Ripley's Earnings From WWE, Salary, and Pay-per-view Contracts

Rhea has been working as a professional wrestler for almost a decade. She is among the highest-paid female wrestler in the WWE. Rhea has an estimated net worth of more than $200,000. Ripley's major income source is from the WWE contract. 

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