Aj Lee Bio,Husband, Career, Book and Instagram

Last Updated on August 7, 2022 by Administrator

Aj Lee Biography

AJ Lee is an American author and former professional wrestler. Her real name is April Jeanette Mendez. She began her professional wrestling career on the state’s independent circuit in 2007.

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Two years later, she signed with WWE and spent two years in its developmental branch in Florida before she was promoted to the main roster.
She rose to prominence through her storyline’s character for instance; high-profile relationships and a three-month stint as the General Manager of Raw.

Her parents are Janet Acevedo and Robbert Mandez. Robbert was an automotive engineer while Janet Mandez is a homemaker. He was raised alongside three other siblings.

Aj Lee Age

She was born on March 19, 1987, in Union City, New Jersey, United States. She is 32 years of age as of 2019.

Aj Lee Husband/Aj Lee And Cm Punk

She got married to former professional wrestler Phil Brooks, famously known as CM Punk, on Friday, June 13, 2014. The couple has homes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois where they split there time. The marriage between the two has been going on strong.

Aj Lee Career

She was inspired to be a professional wrestler by her brother who had an interest in World Wrestling Entertainment. She looked upon WWE female wrestlers especially Lita.
She enrolled in a wrestling school close to her home in 2007. While there she was Trained by Jay Lethal. She began to perform on the New Jersey independent circuit under the ring name Miss April in late 2007. In October 2008 She joined the New Jersey-based promotion Women Superstars Uncensored. After little success in her first months, she formed a tag team with Brooke Carter. Together, they captured the WSU Tag Team Championship in February 2009.
Additionally, she won the annual WSU/National Wrestling Superstars King and Queen of the Ring tournament. In May, she left WSU after signing with WWE and relinquishing her championship.

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Aj Lee WWE

She paid US$1,500 to attend a WWE tryout camp in May 2009. While in the camp, she signed a contract to join WWE. Shortly after, she changed to AJ Lee. AJ defeated Serena Mancini to win the Queen of FCW title in February 2010. She was later eliminated from a tournament that determined the inaugural FCW Divas Champion; she engaged in a feud with the winner, Naomi Knight, and her character became a heel (bad guy). In November, she lost the Queen of FCW title to Rosa Mendes. She then defeated Naomi for the FCW Divas Championship in December. She held the championship until April 2011, when she lost it to Aksana.

While in FCW, she took part in the third season of NXT 7in September 2010. The show mixed professional wrestling and reality competition formats. Six female participants from FCW competed to be WWE’s “next breakout star”.Primo was assigned as her “WWE Pro”, the role of her mentor in the storyline. She performed as a good guy on the show and WWE adapted her fandom to her character. Throughout the season, a relationship between her and Primo was teased, with them ultimately kissing on the finale. She developed an on-screen friendship with fellow competitor, Kaitlyn. On November 23, she was eliminated in third place. ked Natalya and Kaitlyn when they attempted to comfort her, marking her character’s transition to “mentally unstable”.

Mendez’s character in WWE is prominently associated with her mentally unstable. She is labeled the crazy chick. Due to this she to feel that she “was hiding in plain sight” due to her bipolar disorder. Her diagnosis was not publicly disclosed until the publicity for her memoir since was WWE aware of her condition.
The “Lee” in her ring name was derived from Wendee Lee who was a voice actress in her favorite animation, Cowboy Bebop. She wore various ring attire styles throughout her career but settled on a T-shirt, jean shorts and Chuck Taylor All-Stars as it reflected her practical style. This was because she wanted her to look to be distinctive and easily replicated for cosplay. She skipped as she entered ringside, and sometimes used it to taunt an opponent during a match. She primarily performed the octopus hold submission as her finishing maneuver.

She won a battle royal on April 22, 2013. This aided him to become the number one contender to Kaitlyn’s WWE Divas Championship. Six days later at Payback, AJ defeated Kaitlyn to capture her first Divas Championship. While she continued to mock Kaitlyn, they participated in the first ever in-ring contract signing for a Divas Championship bout. At Money in the Bank on July 14, AJ won their rematch. On August 2, Langston was banned from attending her matches. However, AJ again retained the title from Kaitlyn, who was betrayed by Layla. Kaitlyn and Ziggler ultimately joined together to defeat AJ and Langston in a mixed tag team match at SummerSlam on August 18.
In January 2014, AJ became the longest-reigning Divas Champion at the time. After fending off title contenders Cameron and Natalya, she- renewed her on-screen rivalry with SmackDown General Manager Vickie Guerrero, who forced her to defend the Divas Championship in a 14-woman match at WrestleMania XXX. She won the match on April 6 marking the first time the championship had been contested for at WWE’s flagship event. The next night on Raw, AJ challenged the debuting Paige to an impromptu title match and was defeated, ending her then-record reign at 295 days. Mendez was subsequently granted time off

Aj Lee Return

On her return, AJ switched to a face role. She challenged Paige to an impromptu rematch. In the rematch, she won back the Divas Championship. Later they started pretending to be best friends in a facetious manner. When AJ retained the title from Paige at Battleground. At SummerSlam on August 17, she lost the championship to Paige. Their storyline was then intertwined with that of Nikki and Brie Bella. A triple threat match ensued at Night of Champions on September 21, where she became a record-tying three-time Divas Champion. Her feud against Paige concluded with a victory at Hell in a Cell in October. She changed focus to Nikki Bella, whose sister, Brie, was involved as her “personal assistant”. AJ quickly lost the championship to Nikki at Survivor Series on November 23, due to a distraction by Brie.[139] After losing the rematch at TLC the following month, Mendez took time off to heal a pre-existing neck injury.

Aj Lee Book

She has written a book, Crazy Is My Superpower. The book gives a story of how she rose from 100 pounds. how she grew up in extreme poverty and endured years of abuse to international sex symbol and professional wrestling championship. She also talks of how she fought against stereotypes, how she forced the men in her industry to view her with respect and inspire a huge fan base of over 2 million Twitter followers with her fierce independent streak.


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Aj Lee Net Worth

The American author and retired professional wrestler who has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

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