Torrie Wilson Biography

Updated On Mar 05, 2019 Published On Sep 11, 2015
Facts of Torrie Wilson
Date of Birth: 1975 , July-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Torrie Wilson
Birth Name Samantha Torrie Wilson
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Profession Acting, Modelling
Working For WWE
Net Worth $5 Million USD
Body Measurements 36C-25-36 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 36 in
Waist size 25 in
Hip Size 36 in
Neck Size 7
Shoe Size 9
Weight in KG 60 kg
Famous for American model, fitness competitor, actress, and retired professional wrestler
Married Yes
Married to Billy Kidman ( 2003)
Divorce Yes, Billy Kidman (2008)
Education Boise State University
Awards WWE Golden Thong Award (2002)
Movies Swinging neckbreaker
TV Show WWE Velocity 2002 – 2006
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Torrie Wilson is an American fitness competitor, model, actress, and professional wrestler. She is one of the popular names in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). As a model, she has been on the cover of many high-profile magazines including FHM.

Early Life And Education Of Torrie Wilson

Torrie Wilson was born on July 24, 1975, in Boise, Idaho under the birth sign Leo. She was very shy as a kid, her confidence built up only after joining high school. She was involved in dance, cheerleading, and track and field. During the same course, she showed her interest in the model and with the help of her mother, she started visiting agencies.    

After agencies suggested her to lose weight Wilson started the process, however, began having anorexia nervosa and then bulimia that lasted from ages 14-to-20. After recovering from the disorder, she then began her fitness journey. With a high determination and hard work, she started gaining recognition and also won the Miss Galaxy competition in 1998. In addition, as the part of the Women's Tri-Fitness Championships held in 1998, Wilson won first place in the Grace and Physique round.         

Torrie Wilson's Career

Wilson began wrestling journey after she went to a World Championship Wrestling show with her then-boyfriend in 1999. While she was backstage, she was asked to walk out to the ring together with professional wrestler Scott Steiner. Her body and fitness-freak nature were loved by the show's managers and she was asked to work there. She agreed and debut in the ring under the nickname Samantha.   

Her journey on the WWE was not simple, she had to go through, many controversies, disputes, allegations, and so much more, however, that is WWE for everyone. Despite all, she is one of the loved and followed female wrestlers who retired in 2008. Her last appearance was on the November 23 episode of SmackDown!. On May 8, 2008, she was released from the contract.

As Wilson is full of surprises, she shocked the show audience, when after only eleven months of her retirement, she returned to the ring at WrestleMania XXV. Similarly, on January 22, 2018, Wilson appeared on WWE Raw 25 Years "as part of a segment honoring female WWE legends" alongside Nikki Bella, Brie Bella, Kelly Kelly, Trish Stratus and so on.

She made her television debut on June 28, 2001; portraying a "villain" in SmackDown! as part of The Coalition, aka, The Alliance. During her appearances, she was mostly teamed up with Stacy Keibler. As a matter of fact, the duo made their debut together.  

Torrie Wilson's Net Worth

Torrie Wilson aged 43 began her professional wrestling career in 1999. She is also supermodel and has modeled for several modeling agencies. She has also received lots of prestigious awards being a model. From her outstanding career, she has managed to amass a huge net worth. As per the sources, her net worth is around $5 million.     

An average salary of a wrestler in the USA is $500k which varies as per experience, popularity, and potential. Some of the highest earning wrestlers are Kevin Owens— $2 million (£1.43 million), Dean Ambrose— $2.2 million (£1.57 million), The Undertaker— $2.5 million (£1.79 million), Seth Rollins— $2.7 million (£1.93 million), Randy Orton— $2.9 million (£2.07 million), AJ Styles— $3.5 million (£2.5 million), Brock Lesnar— $6.5 million (£4.65 million), John Cena — $10 million (£7.15 million).     

Torrie Wilson's Personal Life

Torrie Wilson was a married woman but not anymore. She tied the knot to Peter Gruner. They began dating in 1999 and after being in love affairs for about four years they finally got married on 11 July 2003. They remained together for about half a decade and divorced in 2008.

During this married life, they didn't have any children. The actual reason for their separation is unknown. She also dated Alex Rodriguez. They were involved in romantic relation from 2011 but it also ended in 2015.

As of 2019, she is possibly single as she has not mentioned as her boyfriend. 

Torrie Wilson facts on timeline

Born in Boise, Idaho

July 24 , 1975

She was born in a middle class family in Boise, Idaho, United States of America to Al Wilson. She also grew up there. She received her formal education from high school in Idaho. She also attended Boise State University. She was interested in modeling since her high school days. 

Began dating Peter Gruner


Torrie really had a romantic relation with Peter Gruner. They began dating each other from the start of 1999. They were found in public places dating each other. He also attended some of her wrestling matches and encouraged her.

Married to Peter Gruner

July 11 , 2003

Torrie Wilson was a married woman. She was married to Peter Gruner. They began dating each other from 1999 and after being in love affairs for about four years they finally got married on 11 July 2003. They remained together for about half a decade.

Got divorced with her husband


Peter Gruner was not only her husband, he was also her love of her life. She dated him for about four years and they finally got married on 11 July 2003. They remained together for about half a decade and they divorced in 2008. During this married life they didn't have any children though.

Started dating Alex Rodriguez


After being divorced with her previous husband, Peter Gruner, she remained single for about three years. At the start of 2011, she was rumored to be dating Alex Rodriguez. They were found to be romantically linked with each other.

Separated with Alex Rodriguez


She began dating him from 2011. They were really a sweet couple and they were also about to get engaged. However, something went wrong and they finally separated in 2015. They didn't have any children though in this relationship.

Won Golden Thong Award


She is a professional wrestler and she has won lots of award being a wrestler too. In 2000, she won Golden Thong Award from World Wrestling Entertainment. She has also won several other awards and has also been champion in WWE.

Released from WWE


She is popular in the world for being a wrestler in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). She has played several wrestling matches in WWE, however, in 2008, she was not offered any contract by WWE.

Formed her own clothing line


In 2007, she was seriously injured in the wrestling match. She was out of WWE for several months. During this time, she opened a clothing line in USA. She opened it along with her fellow mate Nick. He was also a wrestler. 

Began dating Nick


She opened clothing lone along with her fellow mate Nick. He was also a wrestler. They began dating each other at the mid of 2006. In 2008, she also ran an event in New Jersey to rise the funding for the retired wrestler.

Began her wrestling career


Torrie Wilson began her professional wrestling career in 1999. However, during her childhood days she was more interested in modeling. She is popular in the world for being a wrestler in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). 

Dated Carlito Cool


She also dated Carlito Cool, he was also a wrestler. She began dating him from the start of 2007. She was also the manager of him and she managed her wrestling matches. However, this relation also ended the same year.

Won Miss Galaxy


She is also a fitness model. She took part in several modeling competition during her early career days. Once she was honored by Miss Galaxy award. First time in that competition, she was ranked third, however, in 1998; she was honored by that award.

Moved to Los Angles


In 1998, she was crowned with Miss Galaxy. She got her rose in fame after wining that award. The same year, she shifted to Los Angles with an aim of being a successful model and an actress. She was also offered a job same year.

Appeared in the playboy magazine


With an aim of being a super model, she signed a contract with the Playboy magazine in 2003. She posed for several times for this magazine. However, she had bad times in wrestling career during this year; she had several disputes of her mates there.