|Nikki Cross Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 0 in|
|Date of Birth||April 21, 1989|
Nikki Cross is a Scottish professional wrestler who is signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and performs for the SmackDown brand under the ring name ‘Nikki Cross’. Before joining WWE, she wrestled on the independent circuit under the ring name ‘Nikki Storm’.
Orlando, Florida, United States
She graduated from the University of Glasgow where she took up a Bachelor of Arts in History.
She is signed with WWE.
5 ft 0 in or 152.5 cm (Billed Height)
54 kg or 119 lbs (Billed Weight)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Nikki Cross has dated –
- Killian Dain (2019-Present) – Nikki Cross and her longtime sweetheart and former Sanity stablemate, Damian Mackle, got married on January 17, 2019. Mackle is better known by his ring name Killian Dain.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Scottish descent.
- Small Lips
- Thick Eyebrows
Nikki Cross Facts
- She debuted for the promotion under the ring name Nikki Storm following her training at the Scottish Wrestling Alliance in September 2008.
- She started working in the British independent circuit in February 2010 during which she also transitioned into a mainstay for promotions. Cross then debuted for the promotions at the Insane Championship (ICW) and Pro-Wrestling: EVE.
- In 2013, she started touring in Japan alongside JWP Joshi Puroresu and made appearances for the World Wonder Ring Stardom until 2015.
- Beginning in October 2013, she has wrestled for American all-female promotions Shimmer Women Athletes, Shine Wrestling, Women Superstars Uncensored, Global Force Wrestling (GFW), Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW), World Wide Wrestling League (W3L), Queens of Combat, and World Xtreme Wrestling.
- In April 2016, she was among the 10 signees of WWE who began training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, following a tryout which she received in autumn of 2015. On April 22, she made her debut for NXT at a live event. In August, she was officially introduced as Nikki Cross via a Facebook live video. Cross made her first televised appearance and in-ring debut in the August 17th episode of NXT during which she was using the name ‘Nikki Glencross’.
- On the January 9, 2019 episode of NXT, she wrestled her final match for NXT during which she lost to Bianca Belair. Following the match, the feud between the two also came to an end.
- In an episode of SmackDown dated November 6, 2018, she made her surprise main roster debut by responding to an open challenge thrown by WWE SmackDown Women’s champion, Becky Lynch, who dominantly defeated her in a non-title match.
- Cross made it to her first Royal Rumble match at #8 but lasted only for 9 minutes before she got eliminated by the IIconics (Billie Kay and Peyton Royce).
- On May 8, 2018 taping of Main Event which was aired on May 11, she was confirmed to have already been drafted to the RAW brand after her name wasn’t mentioned during the 2019 WWE Superstar Shake-Up. She returned on May 13 in a backstage scene with Alexa Bliss, which also marked the sudden change in her character following her short hiatus.
- She made her video game debut as a playable character in WWE 2K18. Although she failed to appear in WWE 2K19, she returned to the series in WWE 2K20.
- Besides landing a professional career in wrestling, Cross is also a qualified fitness instructor and a personal trainer.
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