Gail Kim has had an equally prolific career in WWE and TNA. In 2002, Gail Kim would win the WWE
Women’s Championship in her very first match. Gail Kim had a great run against women like
Victoria, Lita and Trish Stratus during her first run in WWE. Unfortunately, Kim would be released
from the company in 2004.
Gail Kim moved on to TNA, where she was first a valet and then one of the most prolific competitors
in the whole Knockouts Division. She would go on to win the Knockouts Championship a record 7-
times, even retiring as the Impact Knockouts Champion. After her retirement, Gail Kim accepted a
training, agenting and producer role with Impact Wrestling, where she coaches aspiring Impact
Throughout her run in Impact Wrestling, Gail Kim feuded with the likes of Awesome Kong, Madison
Rayne, Angelina Love, Sienna, Taryn Terrell and others. For all her contributions to the world of
professional wrestling, Gail Kim became the first female inductee into the TNA Hall of Fame in the
Gail Kim also had a second run with WWE in the year 2008 at the height of the Divas era in WWE.
While she had some memorable programs and feuds, Gail Kim was not happy in her second run with
the company. Gail Kim’s legacy would be forged and defined in Impact Wrestling alone.
Gail Kim is married to celebrity chef Robert Irvine. Many Impact Wrestling Knockouts have cited Gail
Kim as an influence and an inspiration for them to follow in her footsteps.