How is Nia Jax related to Dwayne Johnson?
Hollywood stuntman Tanoai Reed (known as Toa on the new American Gladiators) is the great nephew of wrestling promoter Lia Maivia (Peter Maivia's wife), while professional wrestler Lina Fanene (Nia Jax) is Dwayne Johnson's second cousin once removed.
Alexa Bliss opens up about her friendship with Nia Jax
Nia Jax, a fellow WWE Raw Superstar, has been unveiled as Alexa Bliss' closest and best friend on the WWE roster. “Both of us are huge proponents of body positivity.
Both women are also related to Nia Jax, who is the cousin of The Rock, who in turn is The Usos' cousin. The Anoa'i family includes the likes of Roman Reigns, The Usos, The Rock, Rikishi, Yokozuna and Umaga, and continues to grow in the wrestling world on a regular basis.
Savelina Fanene was born in Sydney on May 29, 1984, and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is of German and Samoan descent, and is a cousin of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as her father Joseph was a first cousin of Johnson's grandfather Peter Maivia.
Nia Jax net worth, as of 2022, is estimated to be around $0.5 million. She earns $100,000 as her basic salary from WWE. In addition to this, she also earns from merchandise royalties and PPV appearances.
Speaking to Renee Pacquette of “The Sessions” podcast, Nia Jax (real name Savelina Fanene) spoke about being fired for refusing to get vaccinated during the pandemic and how former WWE Chairman Vince McMahon even tried to convince her to, but to no avail.
It was an accident that changed the course of history as it nixed the first-ever singles match between Ronda Rousey and Lynch, a match that still hasn't happened. Jax and Lynch had been friends outside of the ring, but their friendship appears to be over.
They got into what looked like a legitimate struggle, with shoving and hair pulling. Flair tried to get back into the match with a chop, to which Jax no-sold the move. Jax could be audibly heard saying “Don't” as Flair continued shoving, before she then hit Flair legit in the face a few times.
They are also part of a stable called The Bloodline with their brother, Solo Sikoa, and their cousin, Roman Reigns, along with his special counsel Paul Heyman and honorary member Sami Zayn.
Is Dwayne Johnson related to The Usos?
Reigns and The Usos are The Rock's cousins, and they have essentially dominated the world of professional wrestling for over two years, dating back to when Reigns won the Universal Championship.
1. Jey Uso was born Joshua Samuel Fatu, identical twin brother of Jonathan Solofa Fatu (Jimmy), into possibly the most legendary of wrestling families.
Jax will now be going by a new ring name – Lina Fanene, which is a shortened version of her real name, Savelina Fanene.
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 163 cm in meters- 1.63 m in feet inches- 5' 4”|
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 50 kg in pounds- 110 lbs|
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-26-34|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
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Nia Jax, Ember Moon, Mickie James, and Nikki A.S.H. are just a few names who are incredibly close to Little Miss Bliss. However, Alexa Bliss considers fellow RAW Superstar Nia Jax her closest friend.
An announcement was made on Wednesday's episode of The Bump which stated that the 37-year-old grappler suffered an elbow posterior fracture and dislocation.
Lynch is currently the highest-paid female competitor in Vince McMahon's company, with a reported annual salary of $3.1 million.
'The Queen of WWE', Charlotte Flair is the daughter of legend and Hall of Famer Ric Flair. She made history being a part of the first women's match to main event Wrestlemania. The 34-year-old is the most decorated woman in WWE, having held the NXT, SmackDown, and Raw Championships a total of 12 times.
In case you didn't know... It was on the episode of Monday Night RAW before the Survivor Series PPV last year that Nia Jax accidentally landed a shoot punch on Becky Lynch's face -- downing the latter and causing facial injuries as well as a concussion, which kept Lynch out of action for several days.
Will Nia Jax ever wrestle again?
Nia Jax doesn't want to return to wrestling as a full-time performer.
When asked what she plans on doing next, Nia said: “Starting a business. Growing some cool things on my farm.” She also seemed to confirm her retirement from wrestling. It has been reported that Nia Jax was taking time away from WWE to focus on her mental health when she was released.
Nia Jax is single again.
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Charlotte Flair was best friends with Becky Lynch, but over time the friendship has fallen apart and now the former WWE Women's Champion has opened up on where things stand between the two future Hall of Famers.