When you take a look at the story of how Carmella rose to the top, it is truly an inspirational one for all the girls and women out there who are hustling to make a mark themselves.
No one thought that this formal Laker girl was going to conquer and shine in the grand stage of WWE. She’s currently assigned to Smackdown, WWE’s subdivision.
Carmella has been catching attention and entertaining the crowds effortlessly as usual with her witty skills and qualities.
Her remarkable rise began in the professional wrestling after she was chosen as the very last pick for the 2016 WWE Draft for SmackDown Live’s Women’s Division.
In just a short span of time, Carmella she started shining and performing under the bright lights and right before our eyes, this smiling and sweet former cheerleader from Staten Island conquered it all!
She was able to grab the entire world’s attention by winning the first-ever Women’s Money In The Bank Match. This was a major turning point in her career and by then, people were starting to notice this emerging and talented diva.
As we all know ‘MELLA IS MONEY’. This was just the beginning for her and she even became the SmackDown Women’s Champion by defeating the mighty Charlotte Flair.
|Full Name||Leah Van Dale|
|Date of Birth||October 23, 1987|
|Birthplace||Spencer, Massachusetts, United States|
|Profession||Wrestler, Dancer, Model|
|Net Worth||Carmella net worth is around $43 Million|
|Height||5 ft. 5 inches (1.65 meters)|
|Weight||50 kg (110 lbs.)|
Professional wrestling runs in her blood. Her father, Paul Van Dale, was also a former wrestler himself. Carmella made her debut in June of 2013 and was trained by Sara Amato.
Like most fellow wrestlers, she was passionate about wrestling from a very little age. She idolized legendary divas like Miss Elizabeth and Trish Stratus.
How her wrestling career is growing, we can say that The Princess of Staten Island is ruling the world of sports entertainment, and the only way for this shining star is up.
She even joined forces with the enigmatic R-Truth, with whom she has formed one of the fan-favorite duos. From humble beginnings, Carmella’s career has been a true testament of hard work and severe perseverance.
By making the most of the opportunities that came along her way, this moonwalking, trash-talking, and fun girl has proved all her doubters wrong and has kept us all entertained in an exciting and fabulous style.
Leah graduated from David Prouty High School in 2006. Then she completed her higher studies in marketing from the University Of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2010.
While in college, she was already a professional cheerleader and has even worked with New England Patriots for three seasons till 2010.
After cheerleading for the football giants, she auditioned and got the opportunity to be a part of the Los Angeles Laker’s cheerleading squad. There, she plied her trade for the 2010-2011 season.
Apart from being a superstar WWE diva, Carmella is also an excellent dancer and has even worked as a backup dancer for Rihanna on one of her world tours.
Also, it is no wonder that this blonde beauty is also involved in modeling from time to time.
Carmella Age, Height & Weight
Beautiful Carmella was born on October 23, 1987; her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Her build is 5 ft. 5 inches (1.65 meters) and weighs about 50 kg (110 lbs.).
With hazel brown eyes and blonde hair, Carmella surely is the WWE diva we have all been blown away by!
Carmella Net Worth & Income
Carmella net worth is believed to be around 43 million. By the age of 32, she has successfully build her fortune and fame mostly by becoming a famous wrestler. She is one of the leading faces in the women’s game in professional wrestling and sports entertainment.
Personal Life: Family & Relationship Status
Leah is the daughter of Paul Van Dale, who himself is a former professional wrestler and a mixed martial artist. She does not have any siblings, and this gorgeous diva hasn’t been married.
The most notable relation Carmella has had is with fellow wrestler Colin Cassady (aka. Big Cass), whom she met while working in WWE sub-division of NXT.
However, the couple decided to split when WWE assigned them to separate rosters for Raw and SmackDown. Carmella was drafted to SmackDown and Cass went to Raw.
Even after the separation, they continued to be an item for one another for a while.
Currently, she is in a relationship with fellow WWE employee and commentator Matthew Polinsky. He’s popularly known in the wrestling world as Corey Graves.
Social Media Presence
Just like her career, her social media is also on fire, which is a direct indication of the success she’s having.
Follow Carmella on:
Instagram:2.6 Million Followers
Facebook:744 K Followers
Twitter:965 K Followers