In the era of social media and the internet, the private lives of WWE superstars have never been more exposed to the spotlight. Today, it is not just the in-ring and storyline aspects of their character which fascinate fans, but what happens behind the curtain too. Finding love and holding down a relationship and a family can be difficult for performers who are on the road for most of the year. While some get around this by dating — or marrying — someone with the same lifestyle and having their relationship woven into their work, others keep their private lives more private. The leader of the Cenation was married from to and was then involved in a very high-profile relationship with Nikki Bella, which culminated in him proposing to her in the middle of the ring at Wrestlemania. But the pair went their separate ways in , one month before they were due to marry.
WWE's Top 25 Wrestlers of 2012
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The Slammy Awards is a concept used by WWE , where awards, similar to the Academy and Grammy Awards , are given to professional wrestlers and other individuals within WWE, such as commentators and managers. The awards are a mixture of "serious" and " tongue-in-cheek ". The awards were discontinued after Martha Quinn served as an interviewer. Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface.
The amazing wives of WWE superstars
While it is true that there have been some pretty incredible power couples in the world of wrestling, there have also been WWE superstars who have dated people beyond the wrestling ring. For instance, professional wrestler Hulk Hogan dated Linda Bollea. The two got married, had children and a VH1 reality show, and then got divorced after over two decades of marriage. On the other hand, actress Jennifer Aniston was said to have been in a romantic relationship with professional wrestler Rey Mysterio.
The tag team and Divas divisions have seen a greater focus on quality and attention, and the title scene has gone through a bit of an overhaul as well regarding how long the champions hold their titles. This slideshow will look back through and look at the dozen wrestlers who had the best year in WWE. Very few superstars have been able to rise up the ranks as fast as Ryback has, and was his year to break out. Ryback has become a success due to a combination of fan support and backstage support from those in charge.