Carmella (Wrestler) Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Fiance: Corey Graves
Hometown: Spencer, Massachusetts
Age: 34 Years

Real Name Leah Van Dale
Nickname The Princess of Staten Island
Profession(s) Professional Wrestler, Dancer
Physical Stats & More
Billed Height in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5″
Billed Weight in Kilograms- 50 kg
in Pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 31-25-33
Eye Colour Hazel Brown
Hair Colour Blonde
WWE Debut NXT (in-ring): October 16, 2014
SmackDown (Main Roster, in-ring): August 22, 2016
Slam/Finishing Moves Code of Silence
Carmella Code of Silence Finisher
Carmella Superkick finisher


Titles Won/Achievements • Winner of the 2017 Money in the Bank Contract
• Ranked #44 among Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s (PWI) top 50 female wrestlers in 2016
Personal Life
Date of Birth 23 October 1987
Age (as of 2021) 34 Years
Birthplace Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality American
Hometown Spencer, Massachusetts, U.S.
College/University University of Rhode Island, U.S.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, U.S.
Educational Qualification Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing
Certification in Personal Training & Instructing
Family Father– Paul Van Dale (Former Wrestler)
Mother– Name Not Known
wrestler Carmella with her parents
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
Hobbies Playing Basketball, Traveling
Wrestlers Late Miss Elizabeth, Trish Stratus
Boys, Family & More
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Engaged
Engagement Date October 2021
Affairs/Boyfriends • William Morrissey alias Big Cass (Wrestler)
Carmela with boyfriend Big Cass
• Corey Graves (Raw commentator) (2019-2021)
Husband N/A
fiancé Corey Graves
Carmella with Corey Graves

Wrestler Carmella

Some Lesser Known Facts About Carmella

  • Professional wrestling runs in Carmella’s blood, as her father, Paul Van Dale, is a former independent circuit wrestler. He even appeared on WWE (then WWF) for a brief period, working as a jobber/talent enhancer, whose job was to put over younger guys in order to make them fan favorites.
  • Before becoming a pro-wrestler, Carmella worked as a cheerleader for the American Football team- New England Patriots. In addition, she appeared as a Los Angeles Laker (LA Lakers) girl from 2010-2011.
  • Interestingly, ‘Leah Van Dale’ is not the first “Carmella” to step foot inside a WWE ring. Before her, came Carmella DeCesare in 2004, the winner of the WWE Diva search competition. However, she did not possess the talent as today’s Carmella, due to which the company bid her adieu after a brief stint.
  • Interestingly, she once worked as a backup/background dancer for Rihanna during the latter’s world tour. With this “feat” she became the third WWE Diva, after Naomi and Lana, to have previously worked as a backup dancer.
  • The WWE creative initially had no plans to push Carmella as a full-time wrestler. She would have continued with her chore of managing team SAWFT – Enzo Amore and her boyfriend Big Cass – had “The Game”, Triple H not intervened. In an interview, Carmella revealed that Triple H told her that she had a lot of potential which was being wasted every time she entered the NXT ring as a manager. As a result, she was promoted and drafted to SmackDown.
  • Carmella is very popular on social media. She has over 1 million followers on Instagram and over half a million followers on Twitter.
  • She is the winner of the first ever Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder match (2017).Carmella Money in the Bank ladder match winner
  • Even before coming to the WWE, Carmella found a place on the cover page of many popular health-fitness magazines like Esquire, Maxim, Fitness, etc.
  • She is very good friends with fellow wrestler, Bayley.

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