April Jeanette Mendez is a retired professional wrestler widely famous by her ring name AJ Lee. Born on March 19, 1987, she first developed passion for wrestling due to her brother’s interest in it and after dropping out of university due to financial issues, she enrolled in a wrestling school for training. Her debut came in 2007 when she began wrestling on the New Jersey independent circuit as Miss April. She then completed in the Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU) from 2008 to 2009 before being signed by World Wrestling Entertainment. Having competed in WWE developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) from 2009 to 2011 and also took part in the third season of NXT where she finished third in the competition. Under her ring name AJ Lee, she made her WWE main roster debut during 2011 but her major success period began in 2012 after which she was placed in several storylines like being the General Manager of Raw and having relationships with various wrestlers.
As a WWE diva, AJ won the Divas Championship three times and also holds the record of having the second longest reign as champion in the history of the company. After having competed at WrestlMania 31, April Mendez retirement from in-ring competition was announced by WWE. As far as her life outside the ring is concerned, AJ Lee has been married to former WWE wrestler Phil Brooks better known as CM Punk since June 2014.
AJ Lee Personal Details:
- Complete Name: April Jeanette Mendez
- Nicknames: Miss April, AJ Lee, AJ
- Date of Birth: March 19, 1987
- Birthplace: Union City, New Jersey, United States
- Occupation: Retired Professional Wrestler
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Eye Color: Light Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
AJ Lee Family Details:
- Father: Robert Mendez
- Mother: N/A
- Siblings: Robert Mendez Jr., Erica Mendez
- Spouse: CM Punk (m. 2014)
- Children: None
AJ Lee Career Highlights:
- WWE Main Roster Debut: 2011
- First Film: None
- WWE Divas Championship: 3 times
AJ Lee Body Measurements:
Listed below are former WWE diva AJ Lee body measurements including her weight, height, shoe, bra and dress size.
- Height: 5′ 2″ (1.57 m)
- Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
- Bra Size: 32C
- Shoe Size: 6 (US)
- Dress Size: 4 (US)
- Body Measurements: 35-24-34
AJ Lee Interesting Facts:
- In 2012, AJ Lee became the youngest General Manager in the history of WWE.
- April Jeanette Mendez first developed interest in Wrestling due to her brother’s childhood interest in WWE.
- She holds the record of having the longest reign as Divas Champion in the history of the title.