Carmella is one of those WWE female superstars who often get to face trolls on social media as people often consider them to undergo plastic surgeries. Recently on a platform, Carmella opened up about similar questions regarding her body. When asked about her plastic surgeries she revealed that she has once done breast implants in the past. She was also asked about her relationship with John Cena, which she replied saying that she barely even knows Cena.
Carmella was born as Leah Van Dale on October 23, 1987, in Spencer, Massachusetts, U.S. She completed her schooling from David Prouty High School and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. To pursue Wrestling she was inspired by her father, who was a professional wrestler and worked for the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE). She has Italian and Dutch ancestry. She worked as a cheerleader for the New England Patriots.
She appeared as a Laker Girl for the Los Angeles Lakers dance team. She was assigned to WWE’s developmental brand NXT in Orlando, Florida in 2013. In 2014, she became the manager of Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady. Carmella won the Inaugural match of women’s Money in the Bank ladder. She defeated Charlotte Flair to win the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship and also became the first woman to successfully cash-in her Money in WWE.
In 2019, she twice won the WWE 24/7 Championship accompanied by Wrestle Mania Women’s Battle Royal. Apart from Wrestling, she is a certified fitness instructor and a personal trainer. She is greatly influenced by Miss Elizabeth. Carmella was linked to fellow wrestler William Morrissey or Big Cass in 2019. She also dated fellow WWE employee Matthew Polinsky. For the seventh season of the show Total Divas, she joined as a main cast member. She also featured in the video game as a playable character in WWE 2K17.