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Chyna

Biography

Delivered Joan Marie Laurer, she actually is a ex – WWE Diva who was simply a two-time Intercontinental Champ during her profession. She earned a qualification in Spanish Books from the College or university of Tampa. She wrestled for the brand new Japan Pro Wrestling advertising and Total N Actions Wrestling after departing the WWE. She got interactions with wrestlers Sean Waltman and Triple H; she was raised with two old siblings, Sonny and Janet. She became the on-screen partner of Eddie Guerrero; Guerrero known as her his “Mamacita.”

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth December 27, 1970
Died April 20, 2016, Redondo Beach, California, United States
Place Of Birth Rochester, NY
Height 1.78 m
Profession Wrestler
Education JLS Professional Make-up Artist School, Johnson & Wales University-North Miami
Nationality American
Children Dream Renée Kardashian, King Cairo Stevenson
Parents Shalana Hunter, Eric Holland
Siblings Janet Laurer, Kathy Laurer, Sonny Laurer
Movies White T, Losing Control, Cougar Club, Illegal Aliens, Just Another Romantic Wrestling Comedy, Alien Tracker, Frank McKlusky, C.I., Beyond the Mat, Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion, Addicted to Fame
TV Shows The Surreal Life, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, The Surreal Life: Fame Games, Robot Wars Grand Champions, Midnight Money Madness, WWE Heat
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1Has two older siblings; an older sister named Kathy and an older brother named Sonny.
2Her father Joe, passed away in May 2014.
3Lived in Tokyo, Japan, where she taught English to Japanese students. [January 2012-June 2015].
4Practices the vegan lifestyle.
5Chyna has been signed to a modeling contact with Model House Talents. [February 2011]
6Appeared on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew (2008). [February 2008]
7Starring alongside Faye Dunaway, Joely Fisher and Mo Collins in Cougar Club (2007). [July 2006]
8She is currently in negotiations for her own reality TV deal with MTV. [November 2005]
9Nov. 1, 2002 became engaged to Sean Waltman (formerly X-Pac of WWE). [November 2002]
10Has been making many personal appearances at several Hollywood events to promote her new movie, Illegal Aliens (2007) and her fall TV series, The Surreal Life: Fame Games (2007). [August 2006]
11Will be starring on The Surreal Life: Fame Games (2007) this fall. [July 2006]
12She and Sean Waltman are no longer together. She confirmed that on the Howard Stern show. [May 2005]
13Chyna is in the process of filming several feature films, working on a television series of her own and working on releasing a new book and her own fitness video with Madd Dogg Athletics [April 2010]
14Announced on Howard Stern's radio show that she might release her first singing album soon. [August 2004]
15Was a close friend of Anna Nicole Smith.
16Published author.
17Was a UN scholar.
18Once served in the Peace Corps.
19In November 2007, Joanie legally had her name changed to 'Chyna'.
20First woman to win the World Wrestling Federation Intercontinental Championship.
21Worked for BTW (Big Time Wrestling) in Newark, California in the '90s.
22Once sought employment on the U.S. Secret Service.
23Engaged to Sean Waltman. [November 1, 2002].
24She lost the role of TX she desperately wanted to play in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) to model/actress Kristanna Loken.
25Left the WWF in June 2001 when she could not come to terms on a new contract due to money issues.
26Her parents' names are Joe and Janet. When her father remarried, he married her stepmother Tina. When her mother remarried, she married her first stepfather George, then her second stepfather Paul, and was then married to two more stepfathers from her mother's previous marriages.
27Her mother married 5 times
28She did other jobs like selling beepers, singing in an "old geezers" band, bartender, airline attendant, and a belly dancer.
29Her father is a recovered alcoholic
30She traveled around Europe during her teenage years, and would spend 2 nights in Spain, and then off again for 4 nights in France etc. She ended up spending two months in Germany.
31She spent 6 months in Spain finishing off her major in Spanish literature
32Graduated from The University of Tampa in 1991.
33She moved out of home when she was 15 years old
34Was co-holder of the WWF Intercontinental Championship with fellow WWF superstar Chris Jericho
352 time WWF Intercontinental Champion
36Once busted an implant while wrestling
37Can bench-press up to 325 lbs.
38Was called "The Breast Woman In The WWF" by fellow DX member Shawn Michaels.
39Was once made "Number 1 Contender" for WWF Championsip by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, but lost her spot to Mankind.
40Was a member of The Corporation
41Was one of the founding members of D-Generation X.
42Was a member of The Corporate Ministry
43Became first woman to hold a men's title in he WWF by defeating Jeff Jarrett for the Intercontinental title in 1999.
44Became first woman to compete in the King of the Ring tournament
45Became first woman to compete in the Royal Rumble
46When she first came to the WWF, the only people that wanted her there were Shawn Michaels and Triple H. Joanie can speak fluently in Spanish, German and French.
47Received her wrestling training under Walter 'Killer' Kowalski.
48Once worked as a singing telegram
49Former World Wrestling Federation Intercontinental Champion
50Chyna is a licensed boxer, and was preparing for her first boxing match when she was hired by the World Wrestling Federation
51In an interview with the TV Guide Channel, former professional wrestler turned Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura said that Chyna was his favorite wrestler and that she's the "the best wrestler out there as we speak".
52Jane Fonda is her "idol".
53Started lifting weights at 15 years old.
54Has never been in WCW, unlike most WWF Superstars.
55Worked as a belly dancer, pager salesperson, and in a band.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
White T2013Psychic
She-Hulk XXX: An Axel Braun Parody2013VideoShe-Hulk
Chyna Is Queen of the Ring2012VideoChyna
Avengers XXX: A Porn Parody2012VideoShe-Hulk
A Night at the Silent Movie Theater2012Sexy Drummer
Howard Stern on Demand2011TV Series
Backdoor to Chyna2011VideoChyna
Sacrifice2011TV MovieChyna
TNA Impact! Wrestling2011TV SeriesChyna
Losing Control2011Barb
Cougar Club2007Teddy Archibald (as Joanie Laurer)
Illegal Aliens2007Rex (as Joanie Laurer)
WWE: D-Generation-X2006VideoChyna
Just Another Romantic Wrestling Comedy2006Roxanne (as Joanie Laurer)
UPW: Overload2005VideoChyna
Alien Tracker2003VideoRee (as Joanie Marie Laurer)
Romp2003ShortLuLu
Hunter: Back in Force2003TV MovieBrandy Rose (as Joanie Laurer)
Tracker2001-2002TV SeriesRhee
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch2002TV SeriesMary Jo Ponder
Frank McKlusky, C.I.2002Freeda (as Joanie Laurer)
The Nick Cannon Show2002TV SeriesMiss Joanie
NJPW Samurai TV2002TV SeriesChyna (2002)
Relic Hunter2002TV SeriesNatasha Tripova
On the Line2001Female Handwrestler
Celebrity Deathmatch2001TV SeriesChyna
Fully Loaded2000TV MovieChyna
WWE Jakked2000TV SeriesChyna
3rd Rock from the Sun2000TV SeriesJanice
Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion2000TV MovieAva Zurich
Pacific Blue2000TV SeriesTonya Sweet
Fully Loaded1999TV MovieChyna
WWF Attitude1999Video GameChyna (voice)
WWF Judgment Day1998VideoChyna
WWF Mayhem in Manchester1998VideoChyna
WWF Friday Night's Main Event1997TV SeriesChyna

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
1 Night in China2004Video producer - as Joanie Laurer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WWE Raw2016TV Series in memory of - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Don't Call Me Joanie2017Documentary filmingHerself
Vixens Who Rule2015TV SeriesHerself
Fashion News Live2013TV SeriesHerself
2012 AVN Awards Show2012TV SpecialHerself
2012 AVN Red Carpet Show2012TV SpecialHerself
Addicted to Fame2012DocumentaryHerself
2011 AVN Awards Show2011TV Special documentaryHerself
Reality Bites Back2008TV SeriesHerself
What Perez Sez2008TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew2008TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Rehab Patient
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHerself
Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav2007TV Special documentaryHerself - Audience Member (as Joanie Laurer)
Howard Stern on Demand2006-2007TV SeriesHerself
The Tyra Banks Show2007TV SeriesHerself
The Surreal Life: Fame Games2007TV SeriesHerself - Participant
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesHerself
Midnight Money Madness2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest (as Joanie Laurer)
Queer Edge with Jack E. Jett2005TV SeriesHerself
101 Reasons Not to Be a Pro Wrestler2005Video documentaryHerself
The Surreal Life2005TV SeriesHerself
Howard Stern2000-2005TV SeriesHerself
The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Winner (as Joanie Laurer)
Playboy: Hef's Halloween Spooktacular2005Video documentaryHerself (as Joanie Laurer)
1 Night in China2004VideoHerself (as Joanie Laurer)
The 30th Annual People's Choice Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
The 31st Annual American Music Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
Hollywood Squares2003TV SeriesHerself
The Anna Nicole Show2002TV SeriesHerself
The 2002 Billboard Music Awards2002TV SpecialHerself (as Chyna)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?2002TV SeriesHerself
Professional Wrestling: Tricks of the Trade2002TV MovieHerself
Celebrity Boxing 22002TV SpecialHerself
The 44th Annual Grammy Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
Playboy: Joanie Laurer, Nude Wrestling Superstar2002Video documentaryHerself (as Joanie Laurer)
Fear Factor2001TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
Robot Wars: Extreme Warriors2001TV SeriesHerself (2002-) (as Joanie Laurer)
Divas in Hedonism2001VideoHerself
WWF Judgment Day2001TV SpecialChyna
WWE Raw1997-2001TV SeriesChyna Big Boss Man
The Test2001TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
WrestleMania X-Seven2001TV SpecialChyna
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2001TV SeriesHerself
Royal Rumble2001TV SpecialChyna
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
MTV Video Music Awards 20002000TV SpecialHerself
WWF Armageddon2000TV SpecialChyna
WWE Smackdown!1999-2000TV SeriesChyna / Herself
WWF Rebellion2000TV SpecialChyna
Survivor Series2000TV SpecialChyna
MADtv2000TV SeriesHerself
WWF No Mercy2000TV SpecialChyna
The Howard Stern Radio Show2000TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2000TV SeriesHerself
Chyna Fitness: More Than Meets the Eye2000VideoHerself
Summerslam2000TV SpecialChyna
The Daily Show2000TV SeriesHerself
WWE Sunday Night Heat1998-2000TV SeriesChyna
King of the Ring2000TV SpecialChyna
WWF Judgment Day2000TV SpecialChyna
WWF Insurrextion2000TV SpecialChyna
WWF Backlash2000TV SpecialChyna
WrestleMania 20002000TV SpecialChyna
No Way Out2000TV MovieHerself
Royal Rumble2000TV SpecialChyna
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
WWF Armageddon1999TV SpecialChyna
Survivor Series1999TV SpecialChyna
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHerself
Beyond the Mat1999DocumentaryHerself
WWF No Mercy1999/IITV SpecialChyna
WWF Rebellion1999TV SpecialChyna
WWF Unforgiven1999TV SpecialChyna
Summerslam1999TV SpecialChyna
King of the Ring1999TV SpecialChyna
Come Get Some: The Women of the WWF1999Video documentaryHerself
WWF Over the Edge1999TV SpecialChyna
WWF No Mercy1999/ITV SpecialChyna
WrestleMania XV1999TV SpecialChyna
WWF St. Valentine's Day Massacre1999TV SpecialChyna
WWF Royal Rumble: No Chance in Hell1999TV SpecialChyna
Summerslam1998TV SpecialChyna- DeGeneration X
King of the Ring1998TV SpecialChyna
WrestleMania XIV1998TV SpecialChyna
Royal Rumble1998TV SpecialChyna
Survivor Series1997TV SpecialChyna
WWF One Night Only1997TV SpecialChyna
WWF in Your House: Ground Zero1997TV SpecialChyna
Summerslam1997TV SpecialChyna
WWF in Your House 16: Canadian Stampede1997TV SpecialChyna
King of the Ring1997TV SpecialChyna
WrestleMania 131997TV SpecialChyna
World Wrestling Federation1997TV SeriesHerself
WWF in Your House: Final Four1997TV SpecialChyna

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sous écoute2016TV SeriesHerself
WWE Raw1998-2016TV SeriesChyna
The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW2014TV Series documentaryHerself
WWE Presents... Wrestling's Greatest Factions2014VideoChyna
Shawn Michaels: Mr Wrestlemania2014Video documentaryChyna
WWE: Triple H - Thy Kingdom Come2013VideoChyna
WWE for All Mankind: Life & Career of Mick Foley2013VideoChyna
The Top 100 Moments in Raw History2012VideoChyna
WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History2011VideoChyna
WWE: Best Cage Matches2011VideoChyna
Breaking the Code: Behind the Walls of Chris Jericho2010VideoChyna
WrestleMania XXVI: The World Television Premiere2010TV SpecialChyna
WWE: Shawn Michaels - My Journey2010VideoChyna
WWE: The Best of SmackDown - 10th Anniversary 1999-20092009VideoChyna
WWE: The History of the Intercontinental Championship2008VideoChyna
Viva la Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero2008VideoChyna
Triple H: King of Kings2008VideoChyna
WWE Royal Rumble: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 32008VideoChyna
WWE: The New & Improved DX2007VideoChyna
The Shawn Michaels Story: Heartbreak and Triumph2007VideoChyna
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHerself
The World's Greatest Wrestling Managers2006VideoChyna
WWE Smackdown!2005TV SeriesChyna
WWE WrestleMania: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 32005VideoChyna
Tombstone: The History of the Undertaker2005Video documentaryChyna
The Surreal Life2005TV SeriesHerself
Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story2004TV Movie documentaryChyna (uncredited)
Mick Foley's Greatest Hits & Misses: A Life in Wrestling2004VideoChyna
WWE Bloodbath: Wrestling's Most Incredible Steel Cage Matches2003VideoChyna
WWF: Funniest Moments2002VideoChyna
WWE: Eve of Destruction2002VideoChyna
WWF: Action!2001VideoChyna
Lita: It Just Feels Right2001Video documentaryChyna
Kurt Angle - It's True! It's True!2000VideoChyna
Divas: Postcard from the Caribbean2000VideoChyna
The Rock - The People's Champ2000VideoChyna
Biography1999TV Series documentaryHerself

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#Quote
1Now I'm fulfilling my dreams, because I've taken chances, I've moved forward without hesitation.
2You have to work hard to be a success and there is no way around it. Surround yourself by good people. They will make or break you and that's for real. Even if you have to make some very difficult choices.
3It's a truly remarkable experience to be where I am now. Because I am Chyna.
4I've had a broken tailbone... a broken nose... a broken implant...
5I wear the pants around here!

#Trademark
1Chynna Doll
2Trademark move: Kneeling Low Blow (from behind)
3Trademark move: Handspring Back Elbow
4Trademark move: Gorilla Press Slam
5Trademark move: Sleeper Slam
6Trademark move: DDT
7Finishing move: Pedigree (Double Underhook Facebuster)
8Finishing move: Jackknife Powerbomb (Release Powerbomb)
9Signature Illegal Move: Chyna Downstairs (low blow)
10Her ability to combine strength, power, and beauty

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