Nikki Bella

Nikki Bella biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Stephanie Nicole Garcia-Colace


wrestler, actress, model

Birth Date

November 21, 1983


37 years

Zodiac Sign



San Diego, California, United States


Chaparral High School, Grossmont College



Nikki Bella family members

Father's Name

Jon Garcia

Mother's Name

Kathy Colace-Laurinaitis

Siblings names

Brie Bella (twin sister), J.J. Garcia (younger brother), Alexia Garcia (younger half-sister), Ezequiel Garcia (younger half-brother)

Is Nikki Bella a lesbian/bisexual?


What is Nikki Bella marital status?


Who is Nikki Bella husband?

Artem Chigvintsev (fiancé; baby father)

How many children does she have?

Artem and she are expecting a baby (as of March, 2020)

Nikki Bella husband

Artem Chigvintsev (fiancé; baby father)

Artem Chigvintsev


Date of birth: June 12, 1982

Since 2018 Nikki has been dating the dancer Artem Chigvintsev. Both met several years earlier at the set of a popular show “Dancing with the Stars”. At that time Nikki was in long-term serious relationships with her colleague, WWE star John Cena. But the couple separated in 2018, and that very year she met Artem again and fell in love with him. The couple got engaged in November 2019 and now they are expecting their first baby.

Nikki Bella kids


Nikki and her fiancé Artem Chigvintsev are expecting their first kid. In August-September 2020 they will become happy parents for the first time in their life.

Who are Nikki Bella parents?

Jon Garcia (father)

Jon Garcia father Nikki Bella


Date of birth: 1964

Nikki has uneasy relationships with her father. She didn’t talk to him every day. As Mr. Garcia’s aunt used to tell in her interview, the ex-wrestler and her twin sister are offended by the fact that their father has another family in Mexico. He has a wife, a son and a daughter in that country. That’s why Nikki and Brie didn’t invite him as their family member into the series “Total Bellas”. But the man eagerly watches his daughters’ show on E! channel.

Jonathan Edward Garcia was born in 1964. He graduated from Central Union High School in 1982. Previously he earned his living as a farm manager in Arizona. Now he works as Construction Site Supervisor in El Centro, CA.

He shares his time between California, where he works, and Mexico, where his wife Ana and their kids, Alexia and Ezequiel, live. He hopes to take his family to the USA after the necessary papers would have been prepared. On January 31, 2020, his wife Ana and he celebrated the 15th wedding anniversary.

Kathy Colace-Laurinaitis (mother)

Kathy Colace Laurinaitis mother Nikki Bella


Date of birth: October 19, 1964

Nicki’s fans know a lot about her family, because she demonstrated her mother, stepfather, twin sister and brother in the reality series “Total Bellas”, which premiered on E! in 2016 and is popular till now. In April 2020 the show will return for the fifth season.

The stylish elegant blond lady looks like the third Bella sister, but she is the mother of the famous female wrestlers. Her birth name is Kathy Colace, she was also known under the name Kathy Garcia (then she was married to Nicki’s father) and since 2016 her surname is Laurinaitis (after her second husband John Laurinaitis).

She was born in Los Angeles in the family of Joseph John Colace and his wife Alice Mary Dessert. From her father’s side, Kathy has Italian roots. Mr. Collace (Nicki’s grandfather) was a producer, who owned the company “Colace Bros”.

Kathy is an entrepreneur. She started her career in her father’s company, and after 18 years there, she moved on to start her own business. Mrs. Laurinaitis runs a recruiting company.

Her business ambitions didn’t prevent the woman from building her own family. She married Jon Garcia many years ago, and the couple parented three kids. She divorced from Jon after she knew about his infidelity. Many years later she met another man, John Laurinaitis, the ex-wrestler, known under the name Johnny Ace. They fell in love, got engaged and then got married.

Nikki Bella siblings

Brie Bella (twin sister)

Brie Bella sister Nikki Bella


Date of birth: November 21, 1983

Brie Bella is Nikki’s twin sister, with whom she performed on the ring in 2007-2016. We’ll tell you in detail about her life, her husband and kids in a separate article.

J.J. Garcia (younger brother)

J.J. Garcia younger brother Nikki Bella


Date of birth: 1986

Jonathan Edward Garcia Jr, or JJ, is Nikki’s younger brother. He lives in Phoenix, Ar. The young man is married to Lola Garcia and they have kids. JJ and his family make occasional relationships on the “Total Bellas” show.

Alexia Garcia (younger half-sister from paternal side)

Alexia Garcia (younger half-sister Nikki Bella


Date of birth: circa 2009

Alexia is Nikki’s younger half-sister from the paternal side. She is the daughter of Jon Garcia and his second wife Ana. She lives in Mexico and studies at school there. The girl is good in her academics, as her proud father says.

Ezequiel Garcia (younger half-brother from paternal side)

Ezequiel Garcia younger half-brother Nikki Bella


Date of birth: circa 2015

Ezequiel is the youngest kid of Jon Garcia. He is Nicki’s half-brother, but the reality TV star seems not to be close to him. Nevertheless, the boy is rather cute, isn’t he?


In June 2019 Nikki Bella announced her retirement. During many years in professional wrestling, Nikki ruined her health, and that became the main reason for her retirement – doctors found a cyst in her brain.

Nikki was born in San Diego, CA, but most of her childhood she spent at a farm in Scottsdale, AR. She was very athletic in her early years and played for the soccer team at Grossmont College. Nikki dreamed about a career of a soccer star, but she hurt her leg and had to forget about that aim.

After graduation from college, she moved with her twin sister Brianna Monique Garcia (professionally known as Brie Bella) to Los Angeles. There they started to work as models and then gradually moved their ways on television. The twins, who differed from many other young entertainers with their hot looks and ideal athletic bodies, debuted on a reality show “Fox Meet My Folks” and in 2006 participated in the contest “International Body Doubles twins search”. After that, they featured on “Diva Search”, the contest, arranged by WWE. Although they didn’t win the competitions, they were noticed by WWE managers and signed in 2007.

During many years they starred on the ring. The sisters took part in mixed fights and invented the special fighting style when quietly switched places during the bout.

In 2019 Nikki decided to retire.

Interesting and fun facts

  1. Despite the fact, that Nikki radiates physical strength, she is very sensitive deep in her soul and even likes poetry. The ex-wrestler is an amateur poet herself, but she never shows anyone the pieces of her writing, because she prefers to keep it to herself.
  2. At the beginning of her career, Nikki used to serve tables in Hooters Restaurant. But she believed that one day she would become successful. She was inspired by another Latina celebrity Jennifer Lopez, who proved that nothing is impossible.
  3. She was briefly married to a school sweetheart in the past.
  4. Her biological father, who was present at Brie Bella’s wedding in 2014, didn’t like Nicki’s then-boyfriend, John Cena. Many years later Mr. Garcia explained that John was not ready to start the family, but he wanted his daughter Nikki to have kids. Now Jon is very happy that his daughter is pregnant.
  5. She is not very tall; Nikki has just 5 ft 6 in of height (her fans are usually so amazed when they hear that).
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