Natalie Katherine Neidhart or commonly referred to as "Nattie" is a Canadian professional wrestler who works for WWE under the ring name Natalya. She comes from a family of wrestlers. Neidhart began her professional wrestling career in 2000 training in the Hart Family Dungeon under the guidance of her uncles Ross and Bruce Hart. She became the only woman in history to have graduated from the dungeon, earning her the moniker 'the Dungeon Diva'. She is also a trained martial artist.
In 2003, Neidhart began working for the Hart's promotion, Stampede Wrestling. Neidhart was also crowned the Women's Wrestler of the Year in 2005. In October 2007, Neidhart won the SuperGirls Championship for the first time. In 2007, Neidhart signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment, and was assigned to Deep South Wrestling (DSW), WWE's developmental territory. She was later transferred to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) in June 2007. In April 2009, Neidhart was traded to ECW becoming her real-life boyfriend, Tyson Kidds valet and formed the Hart Trilogy with her real-life cousin, David Hart Smith. In 2010, the team won their first Unified Tag Team Championship, and would be drafted to the Raw brand as part of the 2010 Supplemental Draft. Neidhart won for the first time at the Survivor Series pay-per-view in a two-on-one handicap match. In April 2011, Neidhart was drafted to SmackDown as part of the 2011 Supplemental Draft.