Fabulous Firebird, Firebird, Phoenix
150 lb (68 kg)
Place of Birth:
Elmira, New York, United States
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Glam Slam, Romero Special
Oklahoma Stampede, Canadian Backbreaker
Ron Hutchison, Joey Knight, Robin Knightwing, Ohio Valley Wrestling
FNW Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
GLORY Championship (1 time)
OVW Women's Championship (1 time)
Ranked No. 2 of the top 50 female wrestlers in the PWI Female 50 in 2008 and 2012
WWE Divas Championship (1 time)
WWE Women's Championship (3 times)
WWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2017)
Slammy Award (1 time) for Diva of the Year (2008)
Early Life and Family:
Beth Phoenix started out as an amateur wrestler, before she ever stepped into a professional
wrestling ring. With her combination of beauty and strength, Phoenix paved the way for many
female superstars to follow in her footsteps.
Beth Phoenix made her main roster debut in 2006, and got a heavy push as The Glamazon. She was
also portrayed as Santino Marella’s on-screen love interest, in a faction called Glamarella. Beth
Phoenix achieved many firsts in her career, including becoming the first woman to enter both the
men’s and women’s Royal Rumbles.
During her time in WWE, Beth Phoenix became Divas Champion once and Women’s Champion
thrice. Many current superstars have cited Beth Phoenix as an influence, because she was all about
in-ring prowess during the Divas era of WWE.
Because of all her contributions to the world of professional wrestling, Beth Phoenix became the
youngest superstar to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame at the age of 36. Beth Phoenix
stepped away from the ring in 2012, and also became the superstar to be inducted the quickest
since her retirement. She is also part of the only couple to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame,
with her husband Edge.
After WWE Retirement:
Since her retirement, Beth Phoenix has also adopted on-screen roles, serving as the commentator in
the Wrestle Mania Women’s Battle Royal, The Mixed Match Challenge as well as the Mae Young
Classic. During her Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Beth Phoenix revealed that Molly Holly had
paid for her to pursue her sports entertainment dreams.