Who is Ashley Massaro?

Ashley Massaro was an American professional wrestler, reality television contestant, television host, model, and radio personality. She is one of the most recognized women wrestlers in WWE. She also established herself as one of the sexiest models by appearing in Playboy magazine as well as other magazines like FHM, Stuff, Maxim, Femme Fatales, and Flex. She was also a good actor who appeared in the TV series "Smallville" and reality TV series "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition". Her Instagram account is "ashleymassaro" and has 160K followers. 

Famous For 

  • her time with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
  • for her appearance on reality TV series "Survivor: China".

Early Life of Ashley Massaro

Ashley Massaro was born on May 26, 1979, in Babylon, New York, U.S.A. Her birth name is Ashley Marie Massaro. She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. Her parent's names are not disclosed yet. She has got a brother. She was born in a wrestling background family. She grew up in her hometown Babylon, New York, and attended the nearby school.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication with a minor in Business from the State University of New York at Albany. 

Career of Ashley Massaro 

  • Ashley Massaro spent her early twenties as a bikini and adult model before turning to professional wrestling.
  • She began her wrestling career after winning the other finalists of 2005 "Raw Diva Search" on the episode of Raw which aired on Monday, August 15, 2005, and immediately entered the World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE). 
  •  Massaro made her in-ring debut on the August 29 episode of "Raw" in 2005. 
  •  She was firstly incorporated into the Raw brand where she had her first wrestling feud against Vince's Devils while she also aligned herself with Trish Stratus in the process to defeat the team. 
  • With Stratus, she was involved in another feud with the then debuting Mickie James who was obsessed with Stratus and was jealous of Ashley's friendship with her, attacking and causing her to lose matches. 
  •  She was later drafted to SmackDown! and became the valet for the WWE Tag Team Champions Paul London and Brian Kendrick.
  • Her most high-profile matches were a WWE Women's Championship match against Melina at WrestleMania 23 and a Playboy Bunnymania Lumberjill match at WrestleMania XXIV.
  • She left WWE in July 2008 due to her 8 years daughter being sick.
  •   During her tenure in the company, she had appeared on the covers of several magazines, including the April 2007 issue of Playboy, and has also made an appearance on television and in music videos.
  • On June 30, 2018, Massaro began working as a radio DJ for Long Island station "94.3 The Shark".
  • A couple of weeks prior to her death in May 2019, she just got promoted to hosting the stations after dark program on Wednesday nights.

Personal Life of Ashley Massaro 

Ashley Massaro was an unmarried woman. However, she dated a number of men in her life. She first dated former American Professional Boxer Austin Fierstadt from 1998 to 2001 with whom she gave birth to her only daughter Alexa Massaro in 2000. She was also romantically linked with WWE stars like Chuck Comeau (2004 - 2005) Matt Hardy (2005 - 2006), and with Paul London (2006 - 2007). 

Body Measurement of Ashley Massaro 

Ashley Massaro was one of the beautiful woman wrestlers of WWE with a Muscular build body. She stood 5 ft 4 inches tall and weighed 50 Kg. Her body Measurement was 36-24-35 inches (Breast-Waist-Hip). Her shoe size was 6 (US) and Bra size was 40D (US). Her sexual orientation was straight. Her hair color was blonde and her eye color was Blue. 

Net worth of Ashley Massaro 

The net worth of Ashley Massaro during the time of her death in May 2019 was estimated to be $2.5 million. Her primary income source was her Wrestling career and salary paid to her by WWE Board members. She won $250,000 cash and a one-year contract with WWE after winning  "2005 Raw Diva Search ". Later she earned income by working as a radio personality and as a television host and Reality TV contestant. 

Death of Ashley Massaro

On May 15, 2019, Massaro, after finishing replying to fan mail, did not show up at "94.3 The Shark" for work which caused one of the DJs who was working that night to fill in for her. Hours later, paramedics responded to a rescue call made at 5:23 am when authorities discovered Massaro unresponsive inside her Long Island home. By the time they arrived at the hospital, she was pronounced dead on May 16, 2019, ten days before her 40th birthday. It was reported that Massaro's cause of death was due to an apparent suicide by hanging.

10 Facts of Ashley Massaro 

1.  Her brother, father, and uncle competed in amateur wrestling. 

2. Massaro competed in Miss Hawaiian Tropic pageants and was crowned Miss Hawaiian Tropic USA in 2002 and Miss Hawaiian Tropic Canada in August 2004. 

3.  She made her in-game debut in WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 and returned in WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009.

4. Her WWE teammate raised a fund program for her daughter after Ashley's death. 

5. She had several tattoos on her body parts. 

6. She also had several piercings, including a Monroe and snakebites. 

7. Massaro joined a class-action lawsuit against WWE alleging that the company concealed risks of injury that caused them neurological damage. 

8.  Massaro also alleged that she was sexually assaulted at a US military base during a WWE tour of Kuwait.

9. In September 2017, Massaro made a brief return to professional wrestling by competing in Zero1 Professional Wrestling USA.