Natalie Katherine Neidhart-Wilson is a Canadian professional wrestler signed with WWE. She is best known for her work as Natalya with WWE. She is a former Divas, Women's, and Tag Team Champion.
- Professional Wrestling Career
- Championships and Accomplishments
Professional Wrestling Career
Independent Circuit (2001-2007)
In 2001, Neidhart began her career in professional wrestling as a host and ring announcer for Eric Bischoff. In 2003, she began wrestling at Stampede Wrestling. She worked the next few years in the Canadian independent circuit before signing with WWE.
Early Years, Hart Dynasty, and Divas Champion (2007-2010)
In 2007, she signed with WWE, where she began working for developmental territories such as OVW, DSW, and FCW. Apart from wrestling, she also managed TJ Wilson and DH Smith in FCW. In 2008, she made her SmackDown debut and aligned herself with Victoria.
In 2009, they moved her to ECW, where she began managing Tyson Kidd and David Hart Smith and formed The Hart Dynasty. In June, they were drafted to SmackDown. At WrestleMania XXVI, they assisted Bret Hart in a match against Vince McMahon. After Mania, they went to RAW where they became the Unified WWE Tag Team Champions.
After losing the title, Kidd turned heel, and they disbanded the group. Natalya went to SmackDown where she feuded with LayCool. At Survivor Series, she won the Divas Championship. Natalya and Beth Phoenix defeated LayCool in a tables match at TLC.
Divas of Doom and Various Alliances (2011-2015)
At Royal Rumble, she lost the Divas Championship to Eve. After spending months chasing the title, she formed a team with Beth Phoenix called Divas of Doom and feuded with Kelly Kelly. In 2012, the team was quietly disbanded and Natalya began managing Tyson Kidd.
She spent her time between the main roster and NXT. She also spent the next few years competing for the NXT Women's and Divas Championship. By the end of 2104, she began managing Cesaro and Tyson Kidd, who formed a tag team. She remained as their manager until the end of 2015.
SmackDown Women's Champion and Various Feuds (2016-2019)
At WrestleMania 32, she joined Team Total Divas and defeated Team B.A.D and Blondes. In 2016, she began feuding with Becky Lynch and was moved to SmackDown. After feuding with Lynch, she began feuding with Nikki Bella and lost.
In 2017, she began feuding with Naomi for the SmackDown Women's Championship. At SummerSlam, she won the SmackDown Women's Championship. After SummerSlam, she began feuding with Charlotte. In November, she lost the title to Charlotte.
In 2018, she was moved to RAW where she became a face and aligned herself with Ronda Rousey. Later, she teamed up with Sasha Banks and Bayley and feuded with The Riott Squad. Natalya has competed in every Women's Royal Rumble match.
In 2019, Natalya and Lacey Evans competed in a Saudi Show. At WrestleMania 35, she reunited Divas of Doom but failed to win the titles. At SummerSlam, Natalya challenged Becky Lynch for the RAW Women's Championship in a submission match and lost. She spent the rest of the year feuding with Lacey Evans and won.
Women's Tag Team Champions (2020-Present)
At WrestleMania 36 Night 2, Liv Morgan defeated Natalya. She spent the rest of the year feuding with Morgan and formed an alliance with Lana. In 2021, she began teaming up with Tamina. After WrestleMania 37, the team defeated Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler to win the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship.
In September, they lost the titles to Rhea Ripley and Nikki A.S.H. After moving to SmackDown, she formed a team with Shayna Baszler. At WrestleMania 38 Night 2, the team challenged the WWE Women's Tag Team Champions and lost.
Championships and Accomplishments
|Championship||Number of Times|
|ECCW Women's Championship||1|
|Stampede Women's Pacific Championship||2|
|WWE Divas Championship||1|
|WWE SmackDown Women's Championship||1|
|WWE Women's Tag Team Championship||1|