AJ Lee

AJ Lee

Full NameApril Jeanette Mendez

BornMarch 19, 1987



Relation(s)CM Punk (m. 2014)


AJ Lee is certainly one of the trendsetters of what would eventually become the Women’s Evolution

Movement, as it is known today. She competed in the era of the divas but set the ring ablaze with

her in-ring performances.

  1. AJ Lee Pre-WWE Career
  2. FCW
  3. AJ Lee Main Roster
  4. Post Retirement

AJ Lee Pre-WWE Career

Before she stepped foot in WWE, AJ Lee would be trained by the legendary Jay Lethal. She competed

as Miss April at this time, wrestling for a New Jersey promotion called WSU (Women Superstars

Uncensored). She signed a developmental contract with WWE in 2009.

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During her time in FCW, AJ Lee started competing as April Lee, eventually adopting the name she

would be known for. During her time in FCW, AJ Lee won the Queen of FCW title. She was also part

of the third season of NXT, where AJ Lee’s mentor was Primo.

AJ Lee Main Roster

AJ Lee would debut as a superstar with mental issues, who had relationships with various male

superstars in the roster. Some of the superstars she was paired with are Daniel Bryan, CM Punk and

Dolph Ziggler. AJ Lee was also the RAW General Manager for a brief spell.

During her time in the main roster AJ Lee became a three time Divas Champion and was, at the time,

the longest reigning Divas Champion too. AJ Lee also famously cut a promo on the Total Divas cast.

Unfortunately, she would retire from the business in 2015 owing to her injuries.

Post Retirement

AJ Lee is a published author whose book ‘Crazy Is My Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking

Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules’ is a New York Times bestseller. Zelina Vega will play

her in the upcoming movie about Paige- ‘Fighting With My Family’. AJ Lee has been very vocal about

her bipolar disorder in her appearances since her retirement from the company.

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People also ask

Who is AJ Lee married to?

CM Punk

How long did AJ Lee hold the Divas Title?

AJ Lee holds the record for most combined days as champion with 406 days

Is AJ Lee retired?

3 April 2015

What ethnicity is AJ Lee?


When did AJ Lee get married?

13 June 2014 (CM Punk)

What's AJ Lee's real name?

April Jeanette Mendez

Does AJ Lee have a sister?

Erica Mendez

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