How Did Alicia Fox Become a Wrestler, Who Is Her Boyfriend and How Much Is She Worth

She may not be the most famous WWE diva but Alicia Fox has undeniably proven herself to be one of the franchise’s best model-to-wrestlers in recent years. Like most great success stories, the eccentric former WWE Divas champion had a humble beginning, initially starting off as a delivery girl before eventually pursuing a career in showbiz. Since she kicked off her wrestling career, she has competed in numerous matches and has defeated the likes of Maria Kanellis, Ember Moon, and Curt Hawkins.

Although the WWE star has been on hiatus for several months, her name still rings a bell in the wrestling world. Due to her fame, many fans are curious about her personal life, net worth, and how she built her impressive career.

Understanding Alicia Fox’s Wrestling Career Progression

While growing up, Alicia Fox seemed certain that her future career path would definitely be one that required her to be in front of a camera. Before kick-starting a career as a pro wrestler, Alicia Fox had tried her hands on other ventures. She first did some odd jobs like delivering pizzas before she began modeling. As a model, she landed some gigs with various fashion magazines. In fact, it was via one of those magazine stints that an agent discovered and recommended her for a career in the ring.

Having full confidence in her athleticism, Alicia Fox decided to pursue wrestling. She was hugely influenced by some big names in the World Wrestling Entertainment, which includes Gail Kim, Beth Phoenix and Mickie James. Trying to stand out in sports entertainment and equally motivate other young girls as the aforementioned WWE stars had done, Fox made her wrestling debut in Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) in July 2006, shortly after signing a contract with WWE that same year.

She debuted on SmackDown in June 2008, under the ring name Alicia Fox playing the fictional character of a wedding planner. Alicia later moved to the ECW brand and made her ECW in-ring debut in January 2009. She began competing for the WWE Divas Championship and won the title in June 2010; making history as the first and only African American Divas Champion in WWE.

In June 2015, Fox collaborated with The Bella Twins in the Diva’s Revolution to form Team Bella. Alongside Team Bella, she competed in a three-team elimination match in the next month, where they first eliminated Team B.A.D which had consisted of Sasha Banks, Naomi, and Tamina. However, they failed to snatch a victory over Team PCB (Paige, Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch) in the match. Following Nikki Bella’s injury, the team eventually got disbanded in March 2016.

A few months later, the pro wrestler got drafted to Raw and then made her debut on August 15th, in a match where she suffered defeat at the hands of Charlotte Flair. She then went on to record a win with her team in a 5-on-5 Traditional Survivor Series Women’s Elimination match during the November 7th, 2016 episode of RAW. In the following year, Alicia Fox teamed up with Noam Dar, and they emerged victorious against Rich Swann and Sasha Banks in a tag team match held on June 4th, 2017.

Prior to getting injured in December 2017 which ruled her out from participating in the Women’s Royal Rumble match held in January 2018, Fox was eliminated in a five-on-five elimination tag team match. She later lost to Asuka in a face-off match. Few weeks after her injury comeback in mid-2018, Alicia Fox began teaming up with Alexa Bliss, who aided her in scoring a victory over Natalya in July. Afterwards, the former model had her first Raw main event match against Ronda Rousey and was unsuccessful in defeating her.

Fox later teamed up with Mickie James in the first-ever women’s pay-per-view in October 2018, serving as a replacement for Alexa Bliss, who suffered from a concussion during that time. Unfortunately, the team suffered a defeat in the match. Alicia Fox then moved on to secure a spot in the quarter-finals of the tournament alongside Jinder Mahal after defeating Ember Moon and Curt Hawkins. Fox and Mahal subsequently qualified for the finals after recording a win over Bayley and Apollo crews, but couldn’t capture the title as they lost to Carmell and R-Truth.

Sadly in 2019, Alicia Fox’s severe addiction to alcohol took a negative toll on her career, to the point that she was sent home from SummerSlam weekend after showing up heavily drunk. Afterward, she made her last wrestling match appearance on April 22nd, 2019, and has been on hiatus since then.

Is The Professional Wrestler Married or Single?

Alicia Fox is not and has never been married, but the wrestler has had an interesting dating history. Among her past relationships, worthy of note is Alicia’s romance with wrestler King Barrett (formerly known as Wade Barrett), whose real name is Stuart “Stu” Alexander Bennett.

Alicia Fox and Wade Barrett
Alicia Fox and King Barrett: image source

The couple became an item in the year 2010 and had a wild romance for two years before calling it quits. Both parties did not disclose the circumstances surrounding their split and it remains quite uncertain till date. Following her breakup with Barrett, the beautiful actress found love again in the arms of Darryl Wayne Welch, whom she dated till 2016 when the two went their separate ways.

Fox additionally initiated an on-screen affair with a fellow pro wrestler, Cedric Alexander in December 2016. This lasted for only a few months, as the on-screen couple broke up in July 2017. Alicia Fox has, however, been in a loving relationship with musician Michael Fitzgerald since 2018. The pair have been spotted together on various occasions including their romantic outing in South Beach, Florida.

Judging by their picture uploads on Instagram, the lovebirds are deeply in love and might be planning towards walking down the aisle in the near future.

Meet Alicia Fox’s Sister – Christina Crawford

Although there is a scarcity of information about Fox’s parents and family background, it is no secret that she is not an only child. Christina Crawford, who is popularly known as Caylee Turner, is the former WWE Diva Champion’s younger sister, as well as her only known sibling. Born on October 17th, 1988, Crawford is a graduate of the University of Central Florida, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Interpersonal Communications in 2012.

Interestingly, Alicia Fox is not the only one with athletic genes in her family. Perhaps inspired by her older sister, Caylee Turner gained recognition in the WWE after participating in the fifth season of Tough Enough. She then made her debut on Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), competing in a 2010 Divas bikini competition alongside her sister, Alicia Fox. Caylee who once won the FCW Divas Championship, however, had a short stint in the ring.

She retired from wrestling in 2012 and moved on to other interests. In the following year, as she became a cheerleader for the National Football League franchise, Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Here’s How Much Alicia Fox Is Worth

Alicia Fox’s numerous endeavors as a model, wrestler and reality star have undeniably yielded financial rewards. Although her exact salary has not been disclosed, the wrestler has amassed a decent fortune and can afford a comfortable lifestyle. She has a net worth that is currently pegged at $2 million, a figure that is expected to increase in the near future.

The pro wrestler has stayed true to her dreams of entertaining people via modeling, wrestling, and also appearing on reality TV. Asides from featuring in Total Divas, she has also served as a guest judge in Cupcake Wars and equally made guest appearances in Dominion (2015), WWE Tough Enough (2015), Total Bellas (2017) and Drop the Mic (2018). Additionally, She has been featured in WWE video games such as WWE 13, WWE 2K16, WWE 2K17, WWE 2K18, WWE 2K19, and WWE 2K20.

Details About Her Body Measurements

Alicia Fox has impressive physical features. The brunette wrestler stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches, complemented by her weight of about 54 kg. Her other body measurements are bust – 34 inches, waist – 24 inches, and hips – 34 inches.

More so, judging by her looks, it is apparent that Fox puts in quite an effort to maintain her athletic build. She has a daily routine of hitting the gym first thing in the morning, though she hasn’t revealed the kind of workout she engages in. When asked about fitness tips for women during an interview, Alicia Fox cited sleep, drinking lots of water, having a healthy diet, and exercise as her ideal tips for keeping the body fit.

Iheoma Okenwa
Iheoma has extensive professional writing experience on topics that range from entertainment to lifestyle, finance, business, and more


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