Get to know WWE’s darling Renee Young with our list of interesting facts about her.
5. WWE almost gave her the name Renee Sterling
Renee did not realize that she needed to have a screen name when she first joined the WWE. She was surprised when she received an email from the management suggesting her to use the name Renee Sterling instead of her real name Renee Paquette. She turned it down and instead she shared several of her ideas to WWE. Luckily, the management reconsidered and both parties agreed on the name Renee Young.
4. Her first love is acting!
At the age of 19, she moved to California from Toronto to pursue her acting career. Prior to that she enrolled in several acting classes and she focused on comedy. Unfortunately, she didn’t land any major roles and that made her go back to Canada to try her luck in her home country.
3. She appeared in the music video Behind Those Hazel Eyes.
2. She’s always been a wrestling fan!
Renee’s father is a concert promoter and she was able to watch several wrestling shows because of his connections. She was also lucky enough to meet some of her idols like Stone Cold Steve Austin, Triple H and Trish Stratus when she was younger. She even attended WrestleMania VI in Toronto with her father.
1. JBL and Michael Cole are her mentors!
She worked closely with the two and she considers them as her mentors. She’s even part of their Youtube show “The JBL and Cole Show”. She’s been quite successful with her WWE career making the two very proud of her achievements especially when she won as Slammy.
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