Lana (Wrestler)- Bio, Net Worth, Facts, Wiki, Married, Husband, Ex, Split, Nationality, Children, Age, Height, WWE, Real Name, Team, Title, Songs
Catherine Joy Perry was known under the ring name Lana is an American wrestler, dancer, and model. She is currently signed with WWE. Also, she is an actress and producer, known for Pitch Perfect (2012), Benny Future and the Madman from Manchester (2008) and Pitch Perfect 2 (2015). Let's know more about her through this article.
What is Lana famous for?
- An American professional wrestler, professional wrestling manager, actress, dancer, model, and singer.
Where is Lana from?
Recalling her early life, Lana was born in Gainesville, Florida, the U.S. to parents as Catherine Joy Perry in the year 1985. She is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Her birth sign is Aries and she is Christian by religion.
Her father worked as a Christian missionary and her mother is a ballet dancer. However, her parents’ names are yet to be disclosed. Also, she has three siblings. For education, she attended the Riga Choreography School and began dancing with the Latvian National Ballet at the age of 14. She later enrolled at Florida State University (FSU) in Tallahassee, Florida, majoring in dance and acting
When did Lana begin her singing and acting career?
Upon graduating from FSU, she relocated to Los Angeles intending to work in show business. Also, she appearing in photoshoots in publications such as the RIDGID Tool Calendar and working as a spokesmodel for the energy drinks Matrix and Red Bull.
In 2009, She joined No Means Yes, a girl group signed to Ne-Yo's record. The group released one single, "Would You Like That", and recorded two others; "7 Years Bad Luck" and "Burn Rubber" before disbanding in 2010.
In 2013, she starred alongside Kelley Jakle in the music video for Jakle's cover of the Paramore song "Ain't it Fun". She trained as an actress at The Groundlings School and under the acting coaches Lesly Kahn and Larry Moss.
She went on to appear in acting roles such as an episode of The Game in 2011, the lead role in I.C.I.R.U.S. in 2011, the musical comedy film Pitch Perfect in 2012 and the 2015 sequel Pitch Perfect 2, and an episode of Banshee in 2013.
In 2016, she starred in the WWE Studios production Interrogation alongside WWE Hall of Famer Adam "Edge" Copeland.
How Lana become a wrestler?
- Moving towards her sports career, Lana debuted on the October 23rd, 2013 episode of NXT, under the ring name "Lana", scouting Alexander Rusev.
- She made her main roster debut on the January 31st episode of SmackDown, where she and Rusev in the following weeks appeared in a series of self-promotional videos and speeches.
- At Summer Slam, She and Rusev faced Vega and Almas which they lost; however, they won the rematch on the following night on SmackDown Live. She competed at WrestleMania 35 in the annual Women's WrestleMania battle royal match but did not win.
- On April 11th, 2017, she was drafted to the SmackDown brand as part of the Superstar Shake-up.
- At the Royal Rumble on January 28th, 2018, she participated in the first-ever women's Royal Rumble match as the 13th entrant but was eliminated by Michelle McCool. She would compete in the WWE Mixed Match Challenge, teaming with Rusev, where they defeated Elias and Bayley in the first round, marking Lana's first official win in WWE.
- On the May 22th episode of SmackDown Live, Lana defeated Billie Kay to qualify for the women's Money in the Bank ladder match marking her first singles win in the company. At the event, Lana failed to win the ladder match.
- She turned heel again on the September 30th, 2019 edition of Raw, after betraying Rusev and kissing Bobby Lashley, during Rusev's Universal Championship match with Seth Rollins.
- Apart from that, she has appeared in four WWE video games. She made her in-game debut at WWE 2K15 as an NPC, appearing during Rusev's entrance and winning celebration. She later made her managing debut in WWE 2K16 and later appearing in its follow-ups, WWE 2K17 and WWE 2K18. She was confirmed to be a playable character for the first time in WWE 2K19.
Who is Rusev, Lana's Former Husband?
Are Lana and Rusev still married?
Reflecting on personal life, Lana was married to WWE wrestler Miroslav Barnyashev, better known for his ring name Rusev on July 29th, 2016. However, they were separated.
As per the latest news revealed that she was officially married to her fellow WWE wrestler Bobby Lashley in December 2019. They were threatening many times when they are going to marry. However, the couple managed to complete the ceremony on the next episode of RAW on January 6th to become Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Lashley. Also, her ex-husband gifted the couple a wedding album that put together pictures of the entire fiasco that took place during the wedding ceremony.
Apart from that, we also know that she used to date actor and former American football player Isaiah Mustafa previously.
How much is Lana's worth?
Being a professional wrestler, Lana earns a decent amount of money and fame through her multiple professions in the field of the sports and entertainment industry. Based on some online reports, her estimated net worth said to be $2 million at present. However, her salary and assets details are yet to be disclosed.
How tall is Lana?
Observing her body physics, Lana stands a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 56 Kg. Similarly, she has a pair of hazel eyes and blonde hair color. Further, her body measures around 36-24-34 inches with a 34B bra size.