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|Date of Birth||May 29, 1984|
Nia Jax is an American professional wrestler and a former plus-size model who is signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). With WWE, she performs on one of the company’s brands called Raw under the ring name Nia Jax.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
She attended Palomar College situated in San Marcos, California.
- Father – Joseph Fanene
- Mother – Renate Fanene
- Others – Dwayne Johnson (Second Cousin) (Former Professional Wrestler, Actor)
She is represented by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
6 ft or 183 cm
100 kg or 220.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She is of American descent.
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Nia Jax Facts
- She played basketball back in college.
- In early 2014, Jax was signed to WWE and was assigned first to the company’s developmental territory NXT.
- On May 7, 2015, she made her NXT in-ring debut at NXT house show using the ring name Zada, during which she was defeated alongside partner Devin Taylor by Bayley and Carmella in a tag team match. In August 2015, she started using the ring name, Nia Jax.
- On October 14, 2015, she made her debut in an episode of NXT where she defeated Evie in a singles match. Following her debut, Jax slowly transitioned into a villainous character while going on multiple winning streaks, beating numerous enhancement talents and NXT Diva Carmella.
- She went on a month hiatus due to a storyline injury with a win against Liv Morgan. She made her comeback to the ring on January 27, 2016.
- On May 25, 2016, in another episode of NXT, she won a triple threat match against Alexa Bliss and Carmella, making her the number one contender to Asuka‘s NXT Women’s Championship. On June 8, 2016, she lost her title match at the NXT Takeover: The End. She encountered another defeat on July 20, 2016, a match conquered by Bayley.
- Jax was part of the 2016 WWE draft and not too long after she was drafted on July 19, 2016, she made an impressively solid start by achieving multiple winning streaks against numerous competitors.
- In September 2016, she was placed in her first WWE feud in a match against Alicia Fox. This match led Jax to another match schedule on September 12, 2016, which ended in a no-contest after she demonstrated a spear on Fox through the ringside barricade.
- In December 2016, she was placed in an on-screen relationship with the former WWE Cruiserweight Champion, Enzo Amore.
- On January 28, 2016, she participated in her first women’s royal rumble match during which she entered at number 22, eliminating Jacqueline, Kelly Kelly, Ruby Riott, and Naomi from the row before she also got eliminated by 6 women.
- She used to be best friends with Raw Women’s Champion Alex Bliss who body-shamed and made fun of her personality.
- Jax appeared in 4 WWE video games and made her in-game debut in WWE 2K17 as a DLC playable character. She also appeared as a playable character in WWE 2K18, WWE 2K19, and WWE 2K20.
- In 2017, Jax participated in the 7th season of Total Divas.
- In August 2017, rapper Magneto Dayo dedicated a song to Nia Jax which he named after her.
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