Nancy Benoit

Professional Wrestling Valet
Born May 21, 1964

Nancy Elizabeth Benoit, more commonly known by her in-ring names Woman and Fallen Angel, was a professional wrestling valet and manager. She worked in several promotions, including Jim Crockett Promotions, Extreme Championship Wrestling, and World Championship Wrestling.… Read More

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1964 Birth Born on May 17, 1964.


1984 20 Years Old She made her in-ring debut on June 30, 1984 in Miami, Florida for Florida Championship Wrestling. … Read More
1985 21 Years Old 1 More Event
The two married in 1985. … Read More
1993 29 Years Old In late 1993, Sullivan and Nancy joined the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based promotion Extreme Championship Wrestling, where Nancy reverted to the ring name "Woman". In December 1993, Sullivan and The Tazmaniac won the ECW Tag Team Championship. They held the championship until March 1994, when they were defeated by The Public Enemy.


After Sullivan left ECW in spring 1994, Woman began managing The Sandman. … Read More
In April 1995, Woman again left The Sandman, aligning herself with Shane Douglas.
The Sandman's third reign as ECW World Heavyweight Champion lasted until January 27, 1996, when he lost to Raven.
Eventually, the Benoit-Nancy on-screen relationship developed into a real-life affair off-screen. Because of this, it is often joked that 'Kevin Sullivan booked his own divorce.' The two were indeed divorced in 1997. … Read More
2000 36 Years Old She gave birth to their son Daniel Christopher Benoit on February 25, 2000. Nancy married Chris Benoit on November 23, 2000.
2003 39 Years Old However, in 2003, she filed for divorce, citing the marriage as "irrevocably broken" and alleging "cruel treatment." … Read More


On June 22, 2007, she and her son were killed by her husband, wrestler Chris Benoit, who committed suicide two days later. … Read More
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