Mandy Rose is an American professional wrestler, television personality, and fitness and figure competitor. She is signed to WWE, where she performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Mandy Rose. Rose began a professional fitness competition career in 2013 and went on to become a bodybuilding competitor the following year.
In 2015, she placed second on the WWE competition Tough Enough, after which she signed a contract with WWE and joined the reality television show Total Divas as a main cast member for one season. After a brief stint in WWE’s then-developmental territory, NXT, Rose made her main roster debut in 2017. She then competed alongside Sonya Deville as a tag team, dubbed Fire and Desire.
Amanda Rose Saccomanno was born in the New York City suburb of Westchester County, New York. The youngest of four children, she has Irish and Italian ancestry. Her childhood nickname was “Hamburgers”. Likewise, she attended Yorktown High School, where she participated in dance.
She later earned her bachelor’s degree at Iona College, majoring in speech pathology. Further, she entered her first fitness competition in 2013, and took first place in the World Bodybuilding Fitness & Fashion Boston Show. She was also crowned the 2014 World Beauty Fitness & Fashion Bikini Champion.
Professional wrestling career
Saccomanno was a contestant in the sixth season of the WWE competition WWE Tough Enough, which began airing in June 2015. She was at risk of elimination on the July 28 episode, but was saved by judge The Miz. During the season finale, she adopted the ring name Mandy Rose, lost a match against Alicia Fox, and placed second overall, after winners Sara Lee and Josh Bredl.
Rose made her in-ring debut for WWE’s developmental territory, NXT, during a six-woman tag team match at a live event in Venice, Florida on January 30, 2016. Later, on the September 28 episode of NXT, Rose lost her first televised singles match to Ember Moon.
Romance storyline (2019–present)
In December 2019, Rose entered into a romantic storyline with Otis, with Otis helping Rose during her matches. She later agreed to a date with him on Valentine’s Day, but Dolph Ziggler appeared in Otis’s place during the date, which resulted in a romance between Rose and Ziggler. The storyline then evolved into a love triangle involving a feud between Otis and Ziggler over Rose.
On April 5 at WrestleMania 36, Rose interfered during a match between Otis and Ziggler by attacking Deville, who was at ringside, and Ziggler, which helped Otis score the victory. Following the match, she and Otis shared a kiss.
Rose has been featured in multiple fitness publications including Fitness Gurls, Fit & Firm, and FitFemme. Moreover, Rose appeared as part of the main cast for the fifth season of the WWE reality television series Total Divas, which began airing in January 2016. Further, Rose has appeared in two WWE video games, debuting as a playable character in WWE 2K19 and returning in WWE 2K20.
Saccomanno participates in yoga, pilates, and CrossFit. Later, in April 2018, she revealed that she was dating fellow professional wrestler Sabatino Piscitelli, better known by the ring name Tino Sabbatelli.
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- Full name: Amanda Rose Saccomanno
- Date of Birth: July 18, 1990 or 1991
- Age: 28–29
- Birth Place: Westchester County, New York, U.S.
- Ring name(s): Mandy Rose
- Billed height: 5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
- Billed weight: 120 lb (54 kg)
- similarly billed from: Yorktown Heights, New York
- Trained by: Booker T, Billy Gunn, Lita, WWE Performance Center
- Debut: August 25, 2015
- Net Worth: $2 million
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