How much is WWE Mia Yim’s net worth? The professional wrestler from Los Angeles has an estimated net worth of US$970,000. She is currently performing on the Raw brand where she is popular for being a part of the stable Retribution featuring T-Bar, Mace & Slapjack and led by Mustafa Ali. After being part of the stable, she has used the ring name “Reckoning.” Other than WWE, she has also wrestled for various promotions like Ring of Honor (ROH), Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), Shine Wrestling and Shimmer Women Athletes. She is also credited for wrestling with Reina Joshi Puroresu in Japan. During her time at Impact Wrestling, she performed as “Jade”.
BBC’s 100 Women
One of her biggest achievements is being listed as one of BBC’s 100 Women in 2016.
Most of her fans are still unaware of her real name i.e. Stephanie Hym Bell
How old is Mia Yim?
She was born on April 16, 1989, which makes her age be 32 years old as of 2021.
Los Angeles, California, the United States
When there is talk about Mia Yim, people often raise questions regarding her nationality. Her ring name sounds as if her origin is Chinese or Korean or Japanese. The reality is, Yim is an American who was born and raised in the United States.
Her mother’s origin is Korean whereas her father is African-American. When people were talking her to be Chinese, she cleared her followers through her tweet stating
“Easy. My dad is black. My STEPmom is Romanian, and MOTHER is Korean. And I’m not Chinese. Idiot”.
She was enrolled at James Madison High School located in Vienna, Virginia where she was active in sports mostly playing volleyball. For her higher education, she joined Marymount University after securing a volleyball scholarship and played until her senior year. At the university, she was a student of information technology. She was interested in wrestling from her early age and went to train at a wrestling school in Manassas, Virginia when she was 18 years old.
Early wrestling career
She received 18 months of training and finally, made her debut on August 22, 2009. In her early days, she used to work for independent promotions in Virginia and later started appearing on other promotions like Jersey All Pro Wrestling (JAPW) where she faced wrestlers like Brittany Force, Annie Social and Angeldust.
She met Daizee Haze who helped her start training at the Ring of Honor (ROH) Wrestling Academy. She started performing valet duties for The Embassy in ROH in 2011. Further, she also worked for Real Championship Wrestling, International Wrestling Cartel, Maryland Championship Wrestling and Northeast Wrestling.
In 2011, she earned an invitation from Universal Woman’s Pro Wrestling Reina in Japan. She also learned Mexican lucha libre after being close to Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre. She also started making multiple appearances in the WWE as one of Adam Rose’s rosebuds in 2014 and 2015. She was seen losing to Charlotte while working as enhancement talent for WWE’s developmental territory NXT.
Combat Zone Wrestling
She went to train with the Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) training school and started working as a manager for Adam Cole. She was presented as a storyline couple with Cole and started helping him in his matches. She started a feud with Excellent whom she defeated a Tables, Ladders, and Chairs match at Aerial Assault 2012. After leaving the promotion, she wrestled for Shine Wrestling, Shimmer Women Athletes and Full Impact Pro.
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)
In mid-2010, she wrestled for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) in a dark match while she was on her vacation with her family in Florida. In her next appearance, she lost to Tara at TNA’s Knockouts Knockdown pay-per-view in 2013.
Return to WWE
She returned to WWE by entering the Mae Young Classic tournament on July 13, 2017, where she lost to Sarah Logan in her first-round match. She was eliminated by Shayna Baszler in the second round. She participated in the Mae Young Classic tournament for the second time on August 9, 2018, where she marked win against Allysin Kay (first round) and the returning Kaitlyn (second round) but lost to Toni Storm (in quarterfinals).
She made her NXT debut by defeating Aliyah on the October 24 episode of NXT. She faced Bianca Belair whom she lost. She lost to Shayna Baszler in an NXT Women’s Championship match on August 10 at NXT TakeOver: Toronto. As a part of the NXT talent, she made her main roster debut as part of the Survivor Series pay-per-view. She turned heel in her main roster debut on the September 21, 2020, edition of Raw and revealed herself as a member of the villainous stable Retribution. She lost to Dana Brooke in her ring-debut on November 30, 2020.
Did she date Shelton Benjamin?
Shelton Benjamin and Mia Yim were rumored to have been dating which was later proven to be wrong.
Engaged to Keith Lee
Mia Yim is engaged to wrestler Keith Lee (born on November 8, 1984). The pair celebrated their engagement on February 11, 2021.