WWE Naomi first attracted a great deal of attention as a dancer for the Orlando Magic in the NBA and appeared in rap videos for many hip-hop stars. She took her dancing talent around the world, as she performed for A-list artists and in front of many crowds. But despite having a successful dancing career, her competitive spirit forced her to contest for a position on the WWE NXT. Despite losing on her debut season, she never gave up and went on to conquer the WWE.
WWE Naomi is an American professional wrestler and dancer. She is a two-time WWE SmackDown Women's Champion and the first-ever woman to win the inaugural WrestleMania Women's, Battle Royal.
Naomi has also won many more awards throughout her career. In 2018, she won the WWE Year-End Award for the Most Underrated Superstar of the Year. The wrestling star has had a series of remarkable runs, becoming a fan-favourite and villain at the same time.
WWE Naomi profile summary
- Full name: Trinity LaShawn Fatu
- Age: 33 years
- Date of birth: 30 November 1987
- Birthplace: Sanford, Florida, United States
- Parents: McCray (father) and Grace (mother)
- Height: 1.65 m (5 feet 5 inches)
- Weight: 125 lb (57 kilograms)
- Profession: Dancer, Professional Wrestler
- Marital status: Married
- Ethnicity: African-American
- Education: Oviedo High School
Trinity LaShwan Fatu was born on 30 November 1987 (age 33 years) in Sanford, Florida, United States. Her parents are McCray (father) and Grace McCray (mother). She is the second-born child in her family, with her brother being the eldest.
Naomi grew up in Florida, United States. She went to Oviedo High School, a grade 9–12 public secondary school in Oviedo, Florida. As a child, Trinity had a passion for dancing. She started dancing at the age of eight. In her youth, she received many medals and awards for participating in dancing competitions both at the state and national level.
Her dancing talents did not go unnoticed. At the age of 20, she became a cheerleader for the Orlando Magic, a professional basketball team that competes in the NBA. Many musicians came calling, and she began working as a background dancer in rap videos. At some point in the late 2000s, she worked with rapper Flo Rida in several music videos.
Family, husband, and children
Naomi from WWE got married to Jimmy Uso in 2014. The couple tied the knot in a wedding ceremony in Hawaii on 16 January 2014 at The White House, a special area of the Lahaina Oceanfront Estate in Maui. Naomi and Jimmy met while working for the WWE on the SmackDown brand.
By marrying Uso, born Jonathan Fatu, Naomi became a member of the Anoaʻi family. Jonathan Solofa Fatu is an American professional wrestler who is also a twin brother to Joshua Samuel Fatu. He is the son of Solofa Fatu who is a professional wrestler known by his ring name, Rikishi.
As part of the Anoaʻi family, Naomi joined a wrestling dynasty. It is a family that has probably produced the biggest names in the WWE industry.
The notable ones are Rosey, Rikishi, Jamal/Ekmo/Umaga, Yokozuna, Roman Reigns, The Usos, Nia Jax, and brothers Afa and Sika, the Wild Samoans. Other popular members of the family include Peter Maivia and his grandson, The Rock.
So, does Naomi from WWE have a child? No, she does not have a child. However, she is the stepmother of Jonathan's two children, Jayla and Jaidan. The family lives in Pensacola, Florida, United States.
Between 2007 and 2009, Naomi worked as a professional dancer. She moved all over the world, performing in front of crowds and appearing in music videos. But dancing was not a fulfilling career for her because of her competitive nature. In mid-2009, she decided to become a wrestler.
In August 2009, Naomi signed with the WWE. The WWE assigned her to the Florida Championship Wrestling. On 10 June 2010, she won the FCW Divas title in the finals of an eight-woman tournament. Naomi became the Inaugural Champion of the tourney.
Naomi continued with her development at the FCW until 2011. She competed in over 50 wrestling matches and won many of them. In August 2010, the wrestler became part of the all-female third season of NXT. On 7 September 2010, she debuted on NXT and won her tag-team match with Kelly Kelly.
After competing in the FCW and NXT from 2009 to 2011, Naomi debuted on WWE Raw on 16 December 2012. In a TLC match, she faced and defeated eight opponents in a Santa's Little Helper match. The win made her become the number one contender for the Divas championship.
On 15 February 2013, the WWE star made her debut on SmackDown. She won the tag-team match after defeating 3MB. While working for the WWE between 2012 and 2017, Naomi competed in many tournaments and championships. Some of these include:
- Night of Champions
- Survivor Series
- TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs
- Money in the Bank
- WWE Battleground
- Battle Royal
- WWE Extreme Rules
- WWE Payback
- Elimination Chamber
- WWE Fastline
On 12 February 2017, she won the WWE SmackDown Live women's title defeating Alexa Bliss. On 2 April 2017, she won the WWE SmackDown Live women's title defeating Alexa Bliss, Becky Lynch, Carmella, Mickie James, and Natalya in a 6-way match.
Between 2018 to present, Naomi has competed in matches like the Royal Rumble, WrestleMania, Evolution, Survivor Series, Elimination Chamber, and Super Showdown. During WrestleMania 34, she participated in the inaugural WrestleMania Women's Battle Royal and won the competition in 2018. She became the first-ever woman to win the title.
Why did Naomi leave WWE?
On 26 July 2019, Naomi defeated Sarah Logan in a WWE Main Event match. After the win, she took a hiatus from the company. She cited personal reasons for being absent from WWE for six months.
What happened to Naomi from WWE?
After taking a hiatus, Naomi returned to the WWE on 26 January 2020. She made her comeback as the eighteenth entrant during a Royal Rumble match. However, she did not win the event after Shayna Baszler eliminated her.
On 21 August 2020, Naomi defeated Bayley in a beat-the-clock challenge. However, Sasha Banks defeated her on the same night in the same competition. That was her last time to appear in WWE as she took another hiatus to go and have surgery to remove a fibroid.
Naomi returned on 31 January 2021 during a Royal Rumble match as the second entrant. On 1 February 2021, she won a 3-way tag team match to become the number one contender for the tag team title.
Apart from wrestling, Naomi from WWE has appeared in several films and TV shows. These include:
- Total Divas (Since 2013)
- WWE Tough Enough (2015)
- The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
- Ridiculousness (2018)
- The Misery Index (2019)
In May 2014, she released her first single song titled Dance All Night.
Some publications estimate that Naomi from WWE's net worth is around $1,000,000. However, this bio cannot establish her exact net worth.
So, how much does she make from wrestling? The Naomi from WWE salary is $180,000, according to Wrestletalk. The amount is her gross salary, which converts to a net salary of $129,504 after taxes.
WWE Naomi, also known as Trinity LaShawn Fatu, is an American dancer and professional wrestler. People first knew her as a cheerleader for the Orlando Magic in the NBA. Over the years, she has established herself as a fearsome wrestler and has won several WWE titles. Naomi is married to Jonathan Fatu or Jimmy Uso of SmackDown.
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