April Jeanette Mendez is an American author and retired professional wrestler. She is best known for her time in WWE under the ring name AJ Lee. She signed with WWE in 2009 and spent two years in its developmental branch, Florida Championship Wrestling, before her promotion to the main roster. In 2012, she rose to prominence through story lines with her “mentally unstable” character, such as high profile relationships and a three month stint as the General Manager of Raw. She also won the Slammy Award for Diva of the Year in 2012 and 2014 and readers of Pro Wrestling Illustrated voted her Woman of the Year from 2012 to 2014. She retired from in-ring performing in 2015.

Born Name

April Jeanette Mendez

Nick Name

AJ, AJ Lee, April Lee, Miss April, Geek Goddess, Crazy Chick


WWE Diva, Professional Wrestler



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

AJ Lee was born on March 19, 1987 Union City, New Jersey, United States.


She is currently 32 years old.


Chicago, Illinois, United States

Sun Sign





Mendez graduated from Memorial High School in West New York, New Jersey. She had attended Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and majored in film and television production and writing.


  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Robert Mendez (Older Brother), Erica Mendez (Older Sister)


WWE, Inc

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

AJ Lee has dated –

  • Jamar Shipman (2007-2010) – Wrestler and April’s trainer, Jamar Shipman dated her from 2007 to 2010.
  • Trent Barreta (2011-2012) – The two wrestler met at WWE and dated for a couple of months from 2011 to 2012.

  • C.M. Punk (2013-Present) – In September 2013, wrestler CM Punk started dating AJ Lee. Punk, who is about 8 years her senior engaged her in March 2014. The couple finally married on June 13, 2014. There’s a 1 feet height difference between the two.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 2 inches
  • In centimeters – 157 cm
  • In meters -1.57 m


  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-24-35
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32A

Body Build


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her strong presence in WWE. She was WWE Diva of the Year 2012 and is the youngest general manager in WWE history.

Film Debut

She has not done any of the films.

Television Debut

From 2010 to 2011, she appeared in WWE Superstars as AJ. This was her first television appearance.

Brand Endorsements

She had appeared in commercials about Bleacher Creature, Summer Slam 2013, WWE Shop and others.

Finishing Moves

  • Black Widow (Octopus hold)
  • Shining Wizard
  • Shiranui, sometimes while standing

Signature Moves

  • Diving cross body
  • Front dropkick
  • Guillotine choke with body scissors
  • Hurricanrana, sometimes to an oncoming opponent
  • Multiple swinging neck breakers
  • Schoolgirl
  • Sleeper hold with body scissors
  • Spin kick
  • Tilt-a-whirl head scissors take down

AJ Lee Favorite

  • Favorite Video Game – Batman: Arkham City, Final Fantasy 10, Metal Gear Solid

AJ Lee Net worth

AJ Lee is a retired american professional wrestler with an estimated net worth of $14 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About AJ Lee

  • She is the youngest General Manager in WWE history.
  • AJ Lee is Diva of the Year 2012.
  • She made her debut in professional wrestling on September 29, 2007, under the ring name “Miss April”.
  • Lee signed with WWE in 2009.
  • She has given her voice to her animated character in the 2014 film Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery alongside other WWE members.
  • She has Puerto Rican ancestry.
  • She has a tattoo, which reads “6-16-13” (in tally marks) on the back of her neck.
  • She is a big fan of cosplay (dresses up like a video game or comic book characters).
  • Due to her brother’s interest in WWE as a child, April decided to go into this male-dominated game.
  • She likes to play video games. She is an avid fan.
  • AJ Lee became a downloadable character in the video game WWE 2013. It was a dream come true for her.
  • She had served as the managers of the wrestlers Daniel Bryan, Dolph Ziggler and Big E Langston.
  • Her brother had worked in U.S. army.
  • April is the longest reigning Diva champion in WWE history.
  • Visit her official website @


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