Barbara Blank, better known as Kelly Kelly, is an American model, reality TV star and professional wrestler.
In 2006 With her background in gymnastic and cheerleading Barbara Blank was contracted by the WWE and debuted on the ECW brand as Kelly Kelly.
Primarily appearing in a non-wrestling role, she was a member of Extreme Exposé with Layla and Brooke Adams. Beginning in late 2007, she began participating in more wrestling matches, and unsuccessfully challenged for both the WWE Divas Championship and
the WWE Women's Championship on multiple occasions.
In 2011, Kelly was drafted back to the Raw brand as part of the 2011 supplemental draft. On May 22 at the Over the Limit pay-per-view, Kelly unsuccessfully challenged Brie Bella for the WWE Divas Championship. The following month, on the Power to the People special edition of Raw on June 20, Kelly won a fan vote to determine the challenger for the Divas Championship that night. Kelly went on to win her first WWE Divas Championship by defeating Bella. Her win later garnered her a Slammy Award for Divalicious Moment of the Year.
At the Money in the Bank pay-per-view in July, Kelly made her first title defense, successfully defeating Bella in a rematch. On August 1, Phoenix won a battle royal to become the number one contender to Kelly's championship, and afterward attacked Kelly to provoke a feud. Kelly went on to successfully defend her championship against Phoenix at both SummerSlam and Night of Champions. Kelly lost the championship to her at Hell in a Cell in October. In subsequent rematches on SmackDown and at Tables, Ladders & Chairs, Kelly failed to regain the title.
Kelly returned to WWE by being featured in a backstage interview for WWE's official website during the February 13, 2017, episode of Raw. She later appeared during WrestleMania weekend, including at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and appeared on an episode of the WWE Network exclusive Table for 3. On January 22, 2018, Kelly appeared at the Raw 25 Years special, being honored as one of the historic women of WWE. A few days later, on January 28 at the Royal Rumble event, Kelly competed in the first women's royal rumble match, where she entered at number 19, and was eliminated by Nia Jax. Kelly also took part in the WWE Evolution event as an entrant in the battle royal for an opportunity to compete for a women's championship only to be eliminated by Mandy Rose.
She now appears on the reality documentary show WAGs which follows the professional and personal lives of several WAGs (an acronym for wives and girlfriends of sportspersons).