Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey

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Name Ronda Jean Rousey
Born February 1, 1987
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Family Travis Browne (Spouse)
Ronda Rousey: A Brief Biography

Ronda Jean Rousey is an American professional wrestler, actor, and retired martial artist currently signed with WWE. She is best known for her work with UFC and WWE. She is a former RAW Women's Champion and SmackDown Women's Champion.

Personal Life

Ronda Rousey with her husband

Ronda Jean Rousey aka Ronda Rousey was born in Riverside, California on 1st February, 1987. Rousey struggled with speech and couldn't form intelligible sentences due to a condition called apraxia for six years of her life. Rousey dropped out of Minot State University at a very early age and earned GED (General Education Test). At the age of 21, Ronda left Judo to start her MMA career.

Ronda Rousey married Travis Browne in 2017. They also have a child named La'akea Makalapuaokalanipõ Browne born in 2021.

Professional Wrestling Career

Sporadic Appearances (2014-2018)

Before signing with the company, she had several appearances with the company, such as Mae Young Classic, SummerSlam, and WrestleMania.



RAW (2018-2019)

At the Royal Rumble, she made her debut and pointed at the WrestleMania sign. At WrestleMania 34, she teamed up with Kurt Angle to take on Triple H and Stephanie McMahon and won.

Rousey challenged Nia Jax for the RAW Women's Championship but was unsuccessful due to a money in the bank cash in by Alexa Bliss. At SummerSlam 2018, Rousey successfully defeated Alexa Bliss to win the RAW Women's Championship.

Rousey had a successful run as a champion where she defeated the likes of Nikki Bella, Alexa Bliss, Charlotte, Liv Morgan, Ruby Riott, Nia Jax, Sasha Banks, and Bayley. After Royal Rumble, she began her long-awaited rivalry with Becky Lynch. After weeks of attacks and promos, Charlotte was added to the match with her SmackDown Women's Championship. At WrestleMania 35, Rousey lost both the championships to Becky Lynch. It was her last appearance since her hiatus.

Return to WWE (2022 - present)

In 2022, Ronda made a surprise return and won the Royal Rumble match. At Elimination Chamber, Ronda Rousey and Naomi defeated Charlotte Flair and Sonya Deville.

She faced Flair at WrestleMania Saturday for SmackDown Women's Championship in a losing effort. Rousey then defeated Flair and won the title in a rematch at WrestleMania Backlash in an "I Quit" Match.


She retained her title against Raquel Rodriguez on RAW and Natalya at Money in the Bank. After the latter match, she was attacked by Ms. Money in the Bank Liv Morgan who defeated Rousey in an impromptu match.

On the 2022 SummerSlam event, the Rowdy superstar challenged Liv Morgan for the SmackDown Women's Championship which she lost. After the contest she attacked Morgan and the referee.

She would go on to attack officials and pay fines for her offenses. She was also arrested on-screen due to her actions. On the SmackDown before Clash at the Castle, Rousey even attacked executive producer Adam Pearce and locked him in an armbar.

At the SmackDown after the event, Rousey won a fatal-five-way match and faced Liv Morgan at Extreme Rules for the SmackDown Women's Championship in an Extreme Rules match. Rousey defeated Liv Morgan and retained her SmackDown Women's Championship.

On the 29th October edition of SmackDown, Rousey defeated Emma after she accepted the champion's open challenge. On the Survivor Series PLE, Ronda Rousey defeated Shotzi to retain her SmackDown Women's Championship.

On the December 30th 2022 edition of SmackDown, Rousey defeated Raquel Rodriguez to retain her SmackDown Women's Championship but was challenged again immediately by a returning Charlotte Flair. Flair eventually won the match, dethroning Rousey to become the new SmackDown Women's Champion.

Ronda Rousey's Movies and TV Shows

2014The Expendables 3Luna
2015Furious 7Kara
2018Mile 22Sam Snow
2019Charlie's AngelsFight Instructor
2019Through My Father's Eyes: The Ronda Rousey StoryHerself

Ronda Rousey's Championships and Accomplishments

Championships and Accomplishments

World Cup Senior Gold Medalist (Judo 2008)
International Sports Hall of Fame (Class of 2018)
UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship (1 time)
UFC Hall of Fame (1 time)
WWE RAW Women's Champion (1 time)
WWE SmackDown Women's Champion (2 times, current)
Women's Royal Rumble (2022)

FAQs on Ronda Rousey

Q1. What is Ronda Rousey's real name?

Ronda Rousey's real name is Ronda Jean Rousey.

Q2. How much does Ronda Rousey earn in WWE?

Ronda Rousey earns $1.5 Million in WWE.

Q3. Is Ronda Rousey married?

She is married to Travis Browne.

*Updated on 4th January, 2022

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