Who is Kelly Kelly?
Born on January 15, 1987, Barbara Blank Coba, known professionally as Barbie Blank and by her ring name Kelly Kelly, is an American model, actress, reality television personality, and professional wrestler.
Blank has a background in gymnastics and cheerleading and worked as a model for Venus Swimwear and Hawaiian Tropic. In 2006, Blank was signed to a contract by WWE and, after training in Ohio Valley Wrestling, she debuted on the ECW brand in June 2006 as ‘Kelly Kelly’. Primarily appearing in a non-wrestling role, she was a member of Extreme Exposé with Layla and Brooke Adams. Beginning in late 2007, she began participating in more wrestling matches, and unsuccessfully challenged for both the WWE Divas Championship and the WWE Women’s Championship on multiple occasions. In June 2011, she won the WWE Divas Championship, commencing a four-month reign. She left WWE in 2012 but has since returned for occasional appearances. On the Raw Reunion special on July 22, 2019, she pinned Gerald Brisco to win the WWE 24/7 Championship, becoming the first woman to win the title. She is an overall two-time champion in WWE.
Blank has also appeared on a number of television shows and was a main cast member of the reality television program WAGS. She made her film acting debut in Disturbing the Peace, which was released on January 17, 2020.
Blank has her own wine label called B Tasteful in collaboration with Smith Devereux Winery. Blank is also a fashion influencer, serving as an ambassador on Instagram for brands including Fashion Nova and PrettyLittleThing.
Kelly Kelly Siblings / Ethnicity
Blank was born in Jacksonville, Florida, to a Jewish father Ron Blank, and Christian mother Robin Blank. She attended University Christian School and graduated from Englewood High School. She then attended Florida Community College at Jacksonville, where she studied broadcast journalism, hoping to become a television anchor.
Kelly Kelly Boyfriend / Husband / Spouse / Children
lank was in a two-year relationship with wrestler Andrew “Test” Martin, which had ended prior to his death in March 2009.
Kelly married ice hockey player Sheldon Souray on February 27, 2016. The couple separated and filed for divorce in 2017. She had a brief relationship with singer-songwriter Cole Swindell in 2019, but the two broke up three months after making their first public appearance at that year’s Academy of Country Music Awards.
On May 29, 2020, Blank got engaged to bodybuilder Joe Coba in Sedona, Arizona. They got married on April 9, 2021, in Oak Glen, California.
Kelly Kelly Net Worth / Age / 2022
- Full Name: Barbara Collins Blank
- Nick Names: Barbie Blank, Kelly Kelly
- Birthday: January 15, 1987
- Age in 2022: 35
- Birth Place: Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
- School: Englewood High School
- College/University: Florida Community College, University Christian School
- Education: N/A
- Profession: American model, actress, reality television personality, and professional wrestler
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: N/A
- Zodiac: N/A
- Net Worth: $3 million
- Height: 5 feet 5 inches
- Weight: 50 kg
- Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
- Dress Size: N/A
- Body Measurement: 33-26-34
- Bra Size: 33C
- Hip SIze: 34 inch
- Waist Size: 26 inch
- Body Type: Slim
- Hair Color: Grey
- Eye Color: Blue
- Father: Robin Blank
- Mother: Ron Blank
- Sister: N/A
- Brother: N/A
- Husband / Spouse : Sheldon Souray (m. 2016–2017), Joe Coba (m. 2021-)
- Boyfriend / Dating / Affairs: Andrew “Test” Martin, Cole Swindell
- Children: N/A
Trivia / Facts
- She was a fan of professional wrestling as a child and cites Stone Cold Steve Austin as her favorite wrestler.
- While growing up, she participated in gymnastics for ten years, before she was forced to quit due to an injury.
- She later took up cheerleading.
- In 2006, while working as a model, Blank was seen by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) official John Laurinaitis, who was interested in signing her to a contract.
- Blank has appeared in six WWE video games. She made her in-game debut in SmackDown vs. Raw 2008.
- On August 16, 2020, Blank unveiled her new YouTube channel which features video blogs on her daily life.
- Blank founded a non-profit charity with Drs. Shawn Carbonell and Luzanne Otte named Cure Glioblastoma, the same disease her father died from. The purpose of the charity is building awareness and solutions for brain cancer.
- She was also a Hawaiian Tropic and Venus Swimwear bikini model before she entered professional wrestling.