|Summer Rae Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||November 28, 1983|
Summer Rae is a professional wrestler, model, actress, and former American football player. She is best known for being a former WWE professional wrestler, playing for Chicago Bliss of the Lingerie Football League, now called Legends Football League, where she was also the team captain and also being featured on the famous reality show Total Divas. Summer has a strong social media fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram.
Danielle Louise Moinet
Manhasset, New York, United States
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Summer attended the Enloe High School. She further went on to get a business degree in marketing from East Carolina University.
Professional Wrestler, Model, Actress, American Football Player
Summer is represented by –
- Status PR
- Johnson Sports Entertainment
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
57 kg or 125.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Summer has dated –
- Rusev (2015) – Summer was said to be involved with WWE wrestler Rusev in 2015. The couple was set up by WWE. They, however, broke up after Rusev’s real-life engagement was revealed.
- Tyler Breeze (2015) – In October 2015, she revealed her new boyfriend on WWE Smackdown by referring to WWE wrestler Tyler Breeze as her ‘new man’. Summer also became Tyler’s manager for a brief period. The couple, however, parted ways in the final Smackdown of 2015.
- Tyler Seguin (2018) – In January 2018, Summer was seen vacationing with NHL star Tyler Seguin.
Race / Ethnicity
She has French ancestry on her father’s side and is of British descent on her mother’s side.
Summer has done endorsement work for brands like –
- Calvin Klein
- Agave Oil
Best Known For
- Playing for Chicago Bliss of the Lingerie Football League, now called Legends Football League, where she was also the team captain
- Being a former WWE professional wrestler
- Being one of the regular divas on the famous reality show Total Divas during its 2nd and 3rd seasons
Summer made her theatrical film debut in The Marine 4: Moving Target as Rachel Dawes in 2015.
First TV Show
She made her TV show debut on WWE NXT as herself in 2011.
Apart from the broadcast of her wrestling matches, she made her TV show debut on the talk show, The Arsenio Hall Show as herself in 2014.
Being a former wrestling and sports personality, Summer is in great shape. Even after retiring, she maintains a strict workout routine and occasionally posts her workout videos on her Instagram. Her regime includes heavy weight training along with legs, abs, and back workouts. Besides a strict workout, she also likes to go for a run.
Summer Rae Facts
- While in college, Summer was a member of a National Panhellenic sorority called the Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
- For 3 years, starting from 2008 till 2011, she played in the Legends Football League, initially called Lingerie Football League, as a quarterback and the team captain of the team Chicago Bliss.
- She played her last game in the Legends Football League on June 30, 2011.
- On December 18, 2011, she made her official debut in the developmental territory of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) that runs by the name of Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW).
- Summer was also seen as a ring announcer for FCW TV for many months.
- It was after starting her professional wrestling career with FCW that she changed her stage name from her original name to Summer Rae.
- In March 2012, she became the General Manager of FCW and she shortly decided to deactivate the Queen of FCW crown, that left former WWE diva Raquel Diaz as the last champion of the title.
- She made her in-ring debut in April 2012, at an FCW live event, losing to Sofia Cortez in an elimination triple threat match.
- After FCW‘s deactivation in August 2012, Summer became a ring announcer for another brand of the U.S. based professional wrestling promotion WWE, that runs by the name of NXT and made her official in-ring debut on January 30, 2013.
- In early 2013, she initiated a feud with the famous WWE Diva Paige.
- She has been featured as a regular diva on the famous reality show Total Divas since its 2nd season.
- Summer made her official WWE debut on April 22, 2013, as professional wrestler Fandango’s dance partner and valet in WWE Raw. She then continued the rest of her wrestling career as part of WWE Smackdown.
- In July 2016, she was shifted to WWE Raw as part of the 2016 WWE draft but did not make any appearance due to injuries.
- Summer was officially released from her WWE contract on October 29, 2017, after being inactive for more than a year.
- She is also quite active in charity work and supports a charity called Dean Thomas Moinet Foundation, a charity that supports families with medically fragile children.
- Follow Summer Rae on Instagram and Twitter.
Featured Image by Summer Rae / Instagram