Lita is a retired professional wrestler who is best known for her time with WWE. She is a four-time WWE Women’s Champion and a two-time WWE Divas Champion. As of 2020, she is 40 years old.
Lita’s Early Life
Amy Christine Dumas, better known as Lita, was born on April 14, 1975, in Fort Ord, California. She was the second child of four and her father was a United States Army soldier. When she was two years old, her family moved to Charlotte, North Carolina. As a teenager, Lita was a rebellious punk rocker.
Amy Christine Dumas, better known as Lita, was born on April 14, 1975 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She grew up loving wrestling and was a big fan of “Macho Man” Randy Savage and Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat. When she was just 16 years old, Dumas started working as a wrestling valet. She then began training to be a wrestler at the famousOrlandootypical Wrestling Schoolin 1996.
Lita was born in Debrecen, Hungary on October 14, 1975. Her family moved to the United States when she was five years old, eventually settling in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Growing up, Lita was a fan of wrestling and particularly enjoyed the work of Bret Hart.
Lita began her own wrestling career in 1999, when she joined a local promotion called Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW). She quickly began making a name for herself and soon attracted the attention of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). In 2000, she signed a contract with WWE and made her debut on the television show Raw.
Since then, Lita has gone on to have an incredibly successful career in WWE. She is a four-time WWE Women’s Champion and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2014.
Lita’s WWE Career
Lita, real name Amy Dumas, is a former professional wrestler who is currently signed with WWE as a producer. She is also a member of the WWE Hall of Fame. Lita began her wrestling career in 2000 and quickly rose to prominence in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE). She was a four-time Women’s Champion and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2014.
Lita made her World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) television debut on the February 23, 2000 episode of Sunday Night Heat, where she took part in a mixed tag team match with Essa Rios against Matt and Jeff Hardy. After WWF acquired World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in March 2001, Lita began appearing regularly on both Raw and SmackDown!, albeit as a heel. In late 2001, she aligned herself with The Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff), helping them win the WWF Tag Team Championship on two occasions. In early 2002, Lita won the WWF Women’s Championship for the first time.
In September 2007, it was announced that Lita would be returning to WWE programming as a cast member on the forthcoming season of the reality television show, WWE Tough Enough. However, shortly thereafter, she was removed from the show due to a leaked nude photo scandal. She appeared on an episode of Hannah Montana in 2008 as Robby Ray Stewart’s (Billy Ray Cyrus) old flame.
On May 11, 2009, Lita made a one-time return to in-ring action at Backlash, defeating both Michelle McCool and Layla in a handicap match. After the match she cut a promo challenging any Diva to a match at Extreme Rules. The following night on Raw, it was announced by general manager Vickie Guerrero that Lita would face McCool at Extreme Rules for the Women’s Championship in a losing effort. The next night on ECW, she defeated McCool to win the Women’s Championship for the fourth time; however she lost the championship back to McCool two weeks later.
Lita retired from professional wrestling in November 2011 but has made sporadic appearances for WWE since her departure. In February 2014, she was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of WrestleMania XXX festivities.
Lita’s Personal Life
Amy Dumas, better known as Lita, is a retired professional wrestler and WWE Hall of Famer. Lita was born on April 14, 1975, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is currently 45 years old. Lita has been married twice and has two daughters.
Lita has been in a few high-profile relationships. She dated fellow WWE wrestler Matt Hardy for several years. The two had a very public and on-again, off-again relationship, which was often incorporated into their wrestling storylines.
More recently, Lita was in a relationship with former WWE wrestler CM Punk. The couple got engaged in 2013 but called off the engagement in 2014.
Lita has two daughters; one with punk rocker Shane Morton, and one with her current partner, Santiago Cabrerra. Lita and Cabrera welcomed their daughter in August of 2016.