Shayna Baszler - Updated Apr 2024

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Shayna Baszler


Shayna Baszler is a professional wrestler, kickboxer, and former MMA fighter from the United States. Shayna  Baszler is a two-time WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion with Nia Jax and former two-time and longest combined-reigning NXT Women’s Champion.

Early Life and Education

Shayna Baszler was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States on 8th August 1980. Her full name is Shayna Andrea Baszler. She is 42 years old (as of 2022) under the zodiac sign Leo. Baszler holds an American nationality and follows the Christian religion.

Regarding her family background, she is the daughter of Skip Baszler (Father ) and Margaret Baszler (Mother). Baszler’s father is a businessman and her mother is a housewife. She has never disclosed any information about her siblings.

Shayna Baszler

Caption: Shayna Baszler with her family friends source: Pinterest.

Speaking of her educational background, Baszler completed her secondary education at Lincoln High School, in the United States. Later, she enrolled at MidAmerica Nazarene University, Kansas to further her education.

Shayna Baszler – Net Worth 2024

Shayna Baszler has earned a huge amount of money through her hard work and brilliance. Her projected net worth as of 2023 is $1 million. She has earned more than $100K in her wrestling career, excluding Pay-Per-View earnings.

Further, She also earns money by selling merchandise and endorsing various brands. She has endorsed brands such as WWE Shop, Fat Shark Games, UNRL Clothing, WWE 2K Games, Diadora, and many more.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about her career, Baszler debuted in MMA on October 31, 2003, against Tina Johnson in the South Dakota-based promotion Reality Cage Fighting. After winning that, she went on to win her next match on November 14, 2003, against Christy Zimmerman. However, in the following match, on May 15, 2004, she suffered her first defeat against Kelly Kobold.

In 2005, she competed in Jungle Madness 2 and defeated Heather Lobs. She competed in other independent promotions for the next three years, including UCS, Freestyle Combat Challenge, Ring of Fire, MFC, Bodogfight, and NFF, winning against Cindy Romero, Roxanne Modafferi, Julie Kedzie, and Samantha Anderson and losing twice to Amanda Buckner.

On July 27, 2007, she made her debut for EliteXC at a ShoXC competition, arm-barring fellow debutant for the promotion Jan Finney. She went on to defeat Jennifer Tate in the first round in 0.44 seconds and Keiko Tamai in the same round by forcing her to submit with a spectacular twister. On July 26, 2008, at the promotion’s Unfinished Business event, she was humiliated by Cris Cyborg after being promoted to the main EliteXC cards.

She competed against Sarah Kaufman on June 19, 2009, losing the contest by a unanimous decision. Later, she competed in and eventually won the Freestyle Cage Fighting Women’s Bantamweight Grand Prix at FCF 39. She subsequently defeated Adrienna Jenkins, Alexis Davis, and Megumi Yabushita.

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Caption: Shayna Baszler in WWE Wrestlemania source: WhatCulture.

More about her career

On July 28, 2012, she competed fiercely against Sara McMann in the main match of Invicta FC 2: Baszler vs. McMann. Despite her losing effort, the match was chosen as the Fight of the Night. In her subsequent match, Baszler defeated Sarah D’Alelio, but in her third and final contest for Invicta, she was defeated by Alexis Davis.

Baszler switched to professional wrestling in 2015 and returned to Barnett’s training program. On September 26, 2015, she competed in her first professional wrestling match against Cheerleader Melissa at a Quintessential Pro Wrestling (QPG) event. Later, she competed in the promotions World Wonder Ring Stardom in Japan, Magnum Pro Wrestling, DDT Pro-Wrestling, Shimmer Women Athletes, and Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW).

She applied for WWE sometime in late 2016, moving her career along by taking the next logical step. She participated in the WWE Mae Young Classic, winning consecutive matches over Mia Yim, Candice LeRae, and Mercedes Martinez. Playing the heel, she advanced to the finals where she was defeated by Kairi Sane.

On August 10, 2017, she made her NXT debut in a house show. On October 10, two months later, WWE announced that Baszler had signed with them and was training at the WWE Performance Center.


On June 12, 2010, Shayna Baszler, a mixed martial artist, won the Freestyle Cage Fighting Women’s Bantamweight Grand Prix Championship. On November 19, 2010, she was was crowned The Cage Inc. Women’s 140-pound Champion.

On April 1, 2017, she notched DDT Pro-Ironman Wrestling’s Heavymetalweight Championship as a professional wrestler. She currently holds the AIW Women’s Championship. In 2017, Baszler was ranked 12th among the top 50 female singles wrestlers by Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI Female 50).

Personal Life

Regarding her personal life, no information is available about her affinities or love life. She likes to keep her matters private and avoids sharing them with the media. As there is no proof of her relationship, we can assume that Shayna Baszler is single and unmarried.

Body Measurements

Shayna Baszler is very pretty, undoubtedly. She has a perfect height of about 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m/170 cm) and weighs around 62 kg (136 lbs). She has a body dimension of 29-32-37 inches. In addition, Baszler has a brown pair of beautiful eyes and black hair color.

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Caption: Shayna posing for a photo source: New York Post.

Shayna Baszler – Social Media

Shayna is active on her Instagram account @qosbaszler with 513K followers. Moreover, she also has 218.4K followers on Twitter and 1.8K followers on Facebook.