Nikki Bella Announces Retirement; Confirms Dating Former Dance Partner

Published Date: 26 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 26 Mar, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The Remarkable 12-year WWE career of Nikki Bella comes to an end after she announced her retirement on the season finale of “Total Bellas”. Moreover, Bella publicized her relationship with her former Dancing with the Stars partner through her Instagram.

WWE superstar Nikki Bella announces her retirement from WWE ring on 25 March 2019. She revealed the news on the season finale of Total Bellas, the E! series that comprises of the lives of twin sisters Nikki and Brie Bella.

Nikki Bella announces her retirement on the show, Total Bellas in March 2019. (Video: YouTube)

The 35-year-old was at dinner with her family on the reality show, explaining the reason for the decision. She stated that being a part of WWE European’s intense schedule helped her realize to make the retirement.

The European tour was good but I feel like I’m too old for the travel, the travel was really rough. I was like, ‘Why am I doing this? I don’t feel good.’ The girls are doing amazing things over there. I really am ready to hang up the jersey, I can say it fully. Being on the European tour, I’ve had a lot of time to think. Just how my body feels, being away from my company, how time-consuming this is. It’s making me realize I am ready to fold the jersey and put it away. I’m ready to put the kicks aside and I’m ready to take Nikki Bella into a different direction.

Bella previously confirmed her relationship with Russian professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev before the day of her retirement.

Artem, aged 36 was her partner on the 25th season of ABC reality show, Dancing with the Stars. The People confirmed that the duo was casually dating in earlier January this year. Bella will further reveal about the new relationship on the upcoming episode of the twin sister’s, The Bellas Podcast.

Her Previous Dating History

Before Arten, she was in a relationship with WWE star John Cena. They started dating from 2012 and later engaged to get married in April 2017. However, they got separated after a year of engagement in April 2018.

Similarly, she dated another WWE wrestler Nic Nemeth for two years. Niki and Nic started dating in 2009 but they parted their ways in 2011.

Nikki Bella Bio; Parents, Height, Weight, Net Worth

The native of San Diego, California was born as Stephanie Nicole Garcia-Colace on 21 November 1983 to parents Jon Garcia and Kathy Colace. She grew up along with her twin sister Brie, and a brother JJ Garcia. Nikki graduated from Chaparral High School in 2002. She has an engrossing figure with a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters) and weighs 59 kg (130 lbs).

Bella appeared in the WWE ring for 12 years, making her debut back in September 2007. She made her SmackDown debut in 2008 with her twin sister, Brie Bella, and has won the Divas Championship for two times. She dwells a net worth of $6 million from her WWE stint and business of a clothing line, wine label, and others.

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