Biography / Wiki
Carmella is an American wrestler, model, trainer, cheerleader, dancer, and wrestling manager. Though she is the daughter of a professional wrestler, dancing is her first passion and she started her career as a dancer and cheerleader. She was born as Leah Van Dale on October 23, 1987. She entered the wrestling world as a manager and developed an interest in wrestling through a developmental deal with NXT. With her athletic abilities and dedication, she became a professional wrestler. She is also engaged with charities and various organizations for humanitarian work.
Height / Weight / Age
Carmella’s billed height is 165 cm and in feet inches, her height is 5’5”. Her billed weight is 50 kg in Kilograms or 110 lbs in Pounds. Her eye color is hazel brown and hair color is blonde. Her figure measurement is 31-25-33. Her finishing moves code of silence and superkick.
Education / Family
Carmella was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to Paul Van Dale who worked as a jobber and was also a professional wrestler. She is an elder sister of Breanna. She earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Massachusetts. After graduation, she began her career as a dancer, cheerleader, and model.
|Real Name||Leah Van Dale|
|Nickname||The Princess of Staten Island|
|Birth Place||Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S|
|Date Of Birth||October 23, 1987|
|Age||31 years (as in 2019)|
|Height||In centimeters – 165 cm
In feet inches – 5’5”
|Weight||In kilograms – 50 kg
In pounds – 110 lbs
|Eye Color||Hazel brown|
|Profession||Professional wrestler, dancer|
|College||University of Rhode Island
University of Massachusetts
|Home Town||Spencer, Massachusetts|
|Debut||NXT – October 16, 2014
Smackdown – August 22, 2016
|Fathers Name||Paul Van Dale (former wrestler)|
|Mothers Name||Not known
Career / Fashion And Style
In 2013, she signed a developmental deal with WWE. Initially, she was assigned to NXT and in her debut episode; she was portrayed as a hairdresser alongside Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady.
In 2016, she became the contender for Bayley’s NXT Women’s Championship but she failed to win the title. In the NXT Women’s Championship, she participated in a triple match and fought against Alexa Bliss and Nia Jax but the match was won by Nia.
In 2016, she was drafted to Smackdown and in her debut match, she defeated Natalya. In 2017, she defeated Naomi in a non-title match. She became the winner of the Bank ladder match at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view. As a playable character, she made her debut in the video game WWE 2K17. Pro Wrestling Illustrated ranked her 38 among the top female wrestlers.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
She is dating William Morrissey who is known by his ring name Big Cass.
|Boyfriends||William Morrissey alias Big Cass (wrestler)|
The list of her favourite things.
|Favourite Wrestlers||Late Miss Elizabeth, Trish Stratus|
Some Interesting Facts About Carmella
- Carmella’s father Paul Van Dale is a former independent circuit wrestler. Apart from working as a jobber/talent search, he also appeared on WWE.
- Before entering wrestling, she was a cheerleader for the American Football Team- New England Patriots. From 2010-2011, she also appeared as a Los Angeles Laker girl.
- She uses the Code of Silence & Superkick as her finishing move.
- For Rihanna’s latter’s world tour, she worked as a background dancer. To have a dancing background, she is third WWE Diva after Naomi and Lana.
- Initially, Carmella was engaged with managing team SAWFT – Enzo Amore and her boyfriend Big Cass had ‘The Game’.
- Triple H told her that she has great potential and hence she decided to enter the NXT ring as a manager and later promoted to Smackdown.
- She is a famous personality on social media as she has more than 1 million followers on Instagram and half of it on Twitter.
- She won the first-ever women’s Money in the Bank Ladder match.
- She also appeared on the cover pages of health-fitness magazines like Esquire, Maxim, and Fitness, etc.
- Wrestler Bayley is her very good friend.
- Her hobbies are playing basketball and traveling.
- She has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and certification in personal training & instructing.