Facts & Background
Celeste Bonin is a fitness model, female bodybuilder, fitness celebrity, model and former WWE wrestler and WWE diva.
She is 5′ 6″ tall and reportedly weighs 161 pounds.
Her married name is Celeste Beryl Braun and she was born on October 7, 1986 in Houston, Texas. She is married to bodybuilder PJ Braun. Their wedding was on June 20, 2014.
Celeste Bonin’s exact net worth is unknown but she reportedly earned a salary of $200,000 a year and had a net worth of $800,000 during her time as a WWE Diva.
Fitness Modeling & Female Bodybuilding Career
She began her fitness modeling career as a “body fitness” model. She won the National Physique Committee (NPC) John Sherman Classic Bodybuilding Figure and Fitness Championship, and came in fifth at the Arnold Classic in the NPC Figure Class D competition in 2007.
Wrestling Career & Retirement
Bonin wrestled under the name Kaitlyn during her time in WWE. She left the wrestling business in January of 2014, losing her last match to AJ Lee. She also wrestled in the FCW wrestling promotion as Ricki Vaughn. FCW was rebranded as WWE NXT, where Bonin began her WWE Diva career under the name Kaitlyn.
In 2013, Pro Wrestling Illustrated ranked her as the #5 female wrestler. She won the WWE Divas Championship one time.
In an Instagram post, Bonin went into detail about why she left WWE, writing: “I was very unhappy the last 6 months that I was there. After having a phenomenal year with the company, I was on a downward slope. I was mostly unhappy with myself physically and it began to affect my emotional state. I had health and weight issues which in turn negatively affected my career.”
She is the proprietor of a fitness clothing company called Celestial Bodiez (which specializes in leggings that tighten the waist and accentuate the rear end), and runs a smoothie bar in Boca Raton, FL with her husband called Boca Nutrition & Smoothie Bar inside the Busy Body Fitness Center.
She appeared with her husband on the cover of the May 2015 edition of Iron Man, a bodybuilding magazine.
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