6 WWE Superstars whose marriages recently ended

NXT Superstar Gunther (left) and WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair with his ex-wife, Wendy Barlow (right)
NXT Superstar Gunther (left) and WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair with his ex-wife, Wendy Barlow (right)

Several superstars have tied the knot with their significant other in the past few months. For example, Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch married last June after dating for more than two years. Doudrop also tied the knot with her long-time boyfriend last September.

Meanwhile, a few other former and current superstars' marriages have fallen apart since the beginning of 2020. Some of these wrestlers have already moved on and are now in new relationships.

Here are six WWE Superstars whose marriages recently ended.

#6. Former WWE NXT Superstar Tay Conti

Tay Conti (FKA Taynara) joined WWE in 2016. A year later, she tied the knot with her long-time boyfriend, Brazilian judo fighter Jorge Conti. However, the 26-year-old recently disclosed that she and Jorge are no longer together.

During a Q&A session on Instagram last November, a fan asked Tay why she stopped posting photos with her husband.

"we have been separated for a long time," the Brazilian replied.

Tay Conti spent nearly four years in WWE, during which she regularly competed on NXT. In April 2020, WWE released the Brazilian Superstar from her contract. Four months later, the former NXT Superstar joined AEW.

The former judo fighter is currently in a new relationship with AEW TNT Champion Sammy Guevara, who officially called off his engagement with his ex-fiancée, Pam, last October. A few days later, Conti and Guevara made their romance public. Since then, they have been very open about their relationship.

Over the past few weeks, the couple have posted many photos together on their Instagram accounts. Conti also recently took to Twitter to give a small glimpse into her and Guevara's relationship.

"Doing our own individual thing BUT together. This is us, always happy and pushing each other to be and to do better. My best friend became my love," she wrote.

Two weeks ago, the couple went on a trip together to Conti's home country, Brazil, during which the AEW TNT Champion met his girlfriend's family.

#5. WWE NXT Supertar Gunther

After competing for more than a decade in different promotions, Gunther joined WWE in 2019. The 34-year-old regularly competed on NXT UK for nearly two years, during which he won the NXT United Kingdom Championship once.

Earlier in his WWE career, the former NXT United Kingdom Champion had the chance to move to the United States. However, he refused. In an interview with PW Insider in January 2020, he explained his decision.

"It’s a true story. Yeah. My base is in Europe and I don’t want to change that, because I like the way of living in Germany and I like my life I have there. Yeah. I can only be a good performer to the company and also to the fans if I’m a happy person in real life. I don’t believe that living in America would be for me. That’s why," he said.

Meanwhile, other reports also suggested that Gunther's wife was the reason he preferred to stay in Europe. Nevertheless, the Austrian wrestler's marriage reportedly ended a few months ago.

In January 2022, Gunther defeated Nathan Frazer in his final match on NXT UK before moving permanently to the United States to join NXT 2.0. The Austrian is also now in a new relationship with NXT UK star Jinny.

#4. WWE NXT Women's Tag Team Champion Gigi Dolin

Three years before Gigi Dolin joined WWE in January 2021, the 24-year-old met and fell in love with current AEW star Darby Allin. The couple dated for four months before announcing their engagement later in 2018. In November of that same year, they tied the knot.

Nevertheless, Dolin and Allin's marriage ended after only two years. In August 2020, they announced that they were divorcing.

In an interview with Excuse Me: The Vickie Guerrero Show, the NXT superstar disclosed why the couple decided to get divorced.

"With us, we realize we got married really young and really fast. He proposed after dating me for four months. That works for some people but for us, we realized we were not mature enough to handle that label of marriage. Sometimes just the label of marriage can add so much pressure and stress to a relationship. It’s hard to get people who haven’t been married to understand that. Let’s remove this label and then let’s see how things go. Since we removed that label of being married, we’ve been getting along great. We are best friends. We hang out all the time. We never have any conflict," she said.

Dolin is currently one half of the NXT Women's Tag Team Champions, alongside her Toxic Attraction partner Jacy Jayne. The two superstars recently teamed up with Toxic Attraction leader and NXT Women's Champion Mandy Rose to face Kay Lee Ray, Indi Hartwell, and Persia Pirotta. However, Dolin's team lost the bout.

#3 & #2. Former WWE Tag Team Champion Charlie Haas and Jackie Gayda

Charlie Haas and Jackie Gayda first met in WWE while both competed on SmackDown in 2004. Later that same year, the couple announced their engagement. They then tied the knot in 2005.

Haas and Gayda's marriage lasted for 15 years. However, the couple announced their divorce in December 2020. In an interview with Hannibal in December 2020, the former WWE Tag Team Champion stated that the divorce was tough for him and the couple's four kids.

"I’ve been out of the business about two years, went through a divorce, which was really tough for me and the kids," he said.

WWE released both Gayda and Haas in 2005. While the winner of Tough Enough 2 never returned to the company, her ex-husband made his comeback in 2006. He competed for another four years before WWE let him go again in 2010.

Gayda had not competed inside the ring since December 2011, when she lost to Winter at an FWE event. Meanwhile, her ex-husband recently made his IMPACT Wrestling in-ring debut. He faced Josh Alexander on the January 20 episode. However, the former WWE Tag Team Champion came up short.

#1. WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair

WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair has been married five times since 1971. His first marriage to Leslie Goodman lasted for nearly 12 years before the couple divorced in 1983. That same year, The Nature Boy married his second wife, Elizabeth Harrell. Flair's second marriage lasted for 23 years. However, it ended in divorce in 2006.

Later in 2006, the Hall of Famer married Tiffany VanDemark. Flair's third marriage was the shortest as it lasted only three years. He and VanDemark split in 2009. That same year, he tied the knot with his fourth wife, Jackie Beems. They remained together for five years before going their separate ways in 2014.

In September 2018, Flair married his fifth wife, Wendy Barlow. Nevertheless, the 72-year-old recently announced that he and Barlow had split.

"After taking some time apart, Wendy and I have decided to go our separate ways. Please respect our privacy & our families during this time! I will love & cherish all of our memories together forever, and I will forever be thankful for all she has done to make my life better!" he wrote in a statement he posted on his social media accounts.

Last August, Vince McMahon's company released Flair from his contract. He has since made a few appearances in other promotions, including Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide and NWA.

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