WWE SmackDown women's champion Bayley's bold journey from 'hugger' to 'role model'

Updated: 16 June, 2020 12:07 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Bayley, was born Pamela Rose Martinez in Newark California, United States, to a Mexican-American father and an Anglo-American mother. She turned 31 on June 15.

  • Bayley is the current SmackDown women's champion in her second reign.

    In picture: Bayley hugs a figurine of her idol - Macho Man Randy Savage

  • Bayley is the first-ever women's Triple Crown and Grand Slam Champion in WWE history.

  • Bayley is the third overall double women's champion in WWE history.

  • In picture: Bayley poses with her good friend and WWE star Charlotte. The two have fought at the biggest WWE pay-per-view WrestleMania WrestleMania 33 along with Sasha Banks and Nia Jax. Bayley had retained her title then

  • Bayley posted a photo of her new persona following her SmackDown women's title win against Charlotte Flair in October 2019 and wrote: The first day of the rest of Smackdowns life.

  • After winning the women's tag team titles for the second time with Sasha Banks on SmackDown in May 2020, Bayley shared this pic and said, "Our babies are back where they belong!!!!!!!!!!! #rolemodel #daboss #hahahahaha #smackdown"

  • Bayley shared this photo with Sasha Banks and had a bold caption for the roster: Everything is fine. We’re always 1 step ahead of you idiots!!!

  • On her buddy and tag team partner Sasha Banks' birthday on January 26, Bayley shared this photo and wished her, "Happy Birthday to my best friend. She is better than all of you. @sashabankswwe"

  • Bayley holds WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus in high regards. Her post for the former WWE Diva won hearts online. She wrote, "The reason I don’t want Trish to leave is not just because she’s a legend in the ring. It’s more so because of what she brings to our locker room and backstage is very hard to come by. @trishstratuscom I’ll forever be grateful for your support, knowledge, stories and mostly your friendship in this past year. (I’m trying to make you say ‘awww’ so you’ll come back to wrestle like we talked about). #ThankYouTrish"

  • In picture: Bayley with WWE legend Stone Cold Steve Austin

  • In picture: Bayley with former WWE star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

  • Bayley has won the  Raw women's championship once and the SmackDown women's championship twice. She is also a former NXT women's champion

    In picture: Bayley having some fun time with WWE's Carmella

  • In picture: Bayley and Carmella take a nap

  • In picture: Bayley and Sasha Banks

  • In picture: Bayley with her NXT friends Billie Kay and Peyton Royce known as The IIconics

  • WWE Divas - Charlotte, Natalya, Sasha Banks, Beth Phoenix, Bayley and Becky Lynch dazzle at an event

  • In picture: Sasha Banks, Mickey James and Bayley during a WWE event

  • In picture:  Bayley with Becky Lynch get candid for the camera

  • In picture: Bayley with WWE legends Edge and Christian

  • In picture:  Bayley hugs a fan. She was famously known as a 'hugger' for the initial part of her WWE career with her fun-loving persona

  • In picture: Bayley with Sasha Banks and Alicia Fox

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About The Gallery

WWE superstar wrestler and current SmackDown women's champion Bayley celebrated her 31st birthday on June 15, 2020. We bring you some of her pictures on Instagram along with her huge transformation from a lovable 'hugger' to a harsh 'role model'. Pictures/ Bayley's Instagram

First Published: 15 June, 2019 12:00 IST