WWE Superstar Bianca Belair (real name Bianca Nicole Crawford) is currently signed to WWE’s SmackDown brand, where she is the reigning WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion. At WrestleMania 37 Night 1, Belair and Sasha Banks became the first black women to ever headline the biggest show in WWE’s calendar year.
Bianca Belair was a track & field athlete prior to joining WWE. As well as this, Belair competed in Crossfit and as a powerlifter before signing with WWE in 2016.
Belair made her way to WWE after Hall of Famer Mark Henry suggested that she attend a tryout with the company. After attending two ‘official’ tryouts, Belair signed her WWE contract on April 12, 2016. Bianca Belair was then assigned to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida before debuting at an NXT live event in June of that year.
The ‘EST of WWE’ made her first appearance on NXT programming in May of 2017. Belair appeared in a Battle Royal to determine the number one contender to the NXT Women’s Championship. Belair was eliminated in that match by Billie Kay and Peyton Royce.
NXT To The Main Roster
Bianca Belair stayed in NXT until 2020, following her appearance at WrestleMania 36. That ‘Mania show took place without a crowd at the WWE Performance Center, and the night after Belair became a member of the RAW roster.
The EST of WWE moved to the SmackDown brand as part of the 2020 WWE Draft. On the October 30 edition of SmackDown she defeated Billie Kay and Natalya to be added to the SmackDown Survivor Series team.
Belair became only the second African-American to win the Royal Rumble match, along with The Rock. Belair won the 2021 iteration of the event; outlasting 29 other women and eliminating Rhea Ripley to win the match and go on to headline WrestleMania 37.
Bianca Belair’s first defense of her SmackDown Women’s Championship came at the WrestleMania Backlash PPV event that took place in May 2021. That show was the third PPV event to air on Peacock in the United States; behind WWE Fastlane and WWE WrestleMania 37.
Bianca Belair is married to WWE RAW Superstar Montez Ford. The couple announced their engagement in 2017 before tying the knot on June 23, 2018. Belair became the stepmother of Ford’s two children from a previous relationship.
The EST of WWE is active on social media, especially Instagram. Belair mostly posts images from promotional shoots with WWE as well as official media appearances on the likes of ESPN and AccessHollywood.
Bianca Belair is also active on Twitter. Again Belair mostly posts images from promotional shoots with WWE as well as retweeting content from their official accounts.
Bianca Belair Net Worth
Bianca Belair is reportedly worth around $6 million US dollars. This number will likely go up as she establishes herself further on the WWE main roster.
Bianca Belair Theme
Belair’s Theme song is ‘Watch Me Shine.’ The track is not credited to any official artist on WWE’s official pages.
Bianca Belair Finisher
Bianca Belair’s finisher is the KOD (Kiss of Death), Belair also uses her hair whip as a signature manoeuvre.