Lana(CJ Perry)

Lana WWE

Full NameCatherine Joy Perry

BornMarch 24, 1985


NationalityGainesville, FL

Relation(s)Rusev (Husband)


Catherine Joy Perry is an American professional wrestler, manager, dancer, singer, and actor. She is famous for her work with WWE and went by the name of Lana.

Professional Wrestling Career

Manager (2013-2017)

Perry signed with the company and started working for NXT. She worked as a manager to Rusev and instructed and assisted him during matches. In 2014, they moved the duo to the main roster. The duo stayed together for a year and a half before feuding with each other in 2015. The rivalry was quickly scrapped because of their real-life engagement announcement, and they started working together. The duo worked for over a year before Rusev took some time off.

Lana as Rusev's manager

Singles Run and Various Feuds (2017-2021)

In 2017, they drafted Lana to SmackDown and got a title match. After several losses for the title, they involved Lana in various feuds. Lana entered Money in the Bank and Royal Rumble but failed to win. In 2018, Lana teamed up with Rusev Day and managed Rusev. It ended when Aiden English turned on Rusev, and they took him off television for a while. In 2019, Lana had an on-screen relationship with Bobby Lashley and feuded with Rusev and Liv Morgan. Lana and Lashley won the feud and released Rusev from the company.

Lana and Lashley

In 2020, the pair ended their relationship when Lashley aligned himself with MVP. Lana was involved in a storyline with Nia Jax, where Lana would end up through a table every week on RAW. After getting dominated by Bazler and Nia Jax, Lana became a sole survivor for Team RAW at Survivor Series 2020. Lana got several opportunities at WWE Women's Tag Team Championship, but remained unsuccessful. In 2021, they released Lana from the company.

Lana as Sole Survivor

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