WWE Sonya Deville Net worth, Salary, Retirement and Relationship

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What is Sonya Deville’s net worth? The professional wrestler from Shamong Township, New Jersey, has an estimated net worth of US$760,000. She is also a successful mixed martial artist. At present, she has been signed to WWE where she performs on both the Raw and SmackDown brands. She appears as an on-screen authority figure working together with Adam Pearce. Her salary is supposed to be US$150,000 from her role in WWE. Deville’s net worth is also contributed by her role as an entrepreneur where she has created her weekly online video series (with Mandy Rose) and own fashion line.

What is Sonya Deville’s real name?

Most of the wrestlers use names that usually differ from their real names. Therefore, our audiences must have queries regarding the real name of Sonya, Well, her real/ birth name is Daria Rae Berenato.

What is the ethnicity of Sonya Deville?

Sonya Deville carries white ethnic background of Italian origin. Both of her parents are from Italy.

WWE Sonya Deville

Date of birth

September 24, 1993

How old is Sonya?

Considering her date of birth, she is 28 years old as of 2021.

Place of birth

Shamong Township, New Jersey, U.S

Where does Sonya currently reside?

She currently lives in Lutz, Florida, U.S.




5 feet and 7 inches (170 cm)


59 kilograms or 130 pounds

Body structure


Who are her trainers?

Soniya has been trained by various personalities from the industry including Brian Kendrick, Booker T, Lita, Billy Gunn and also from WWE Performance Center.

When did she make her debut?

December 3, 2015

Educational life

Sonya was enrolled at Seneca High School which is located in Tabernacle, New Jersey. From a young age, she developed an interest in sports and started training for mixed martial arts when she was 16 years old.

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About Her Sexual Orientation: Is Sonya Deville a Lesbian?

Most of the stories in WWE are scripted and the fact about Sonya’s sexual orientation is assumed to be fake by many of the fans. However, Sonya Deville is openly gay and she is proud to announce herself as a lesbian. She holds the record of being the first openly gay female wrestler in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) industry.

Being Stalked and Nearly Kidnapped

A man from South Carolina was arrested on August 16, 2020, for breaking into Sonya’s Lutz home and committing the offenses of aggravated stalking, breaking and entering with force, attempted kidnapping, and criminal mischief. After a temporary injunction was granted, Sonya was no longer subject to “stalking violence.”

WWE career

The WWE competition Tough Enough, held in June 2015, featured thirteen finalists, including her where she turned the third one to get eliminated. She signed a deal with the company in October 2015 after which she joined NXT for training. In the following months, she made her in-ring debut in a losing effort against Nia Jax. Her first televised appearance was recorded on the August 17 episode of NXT under her real name where she participated in a six-woman tag team teaming with Alexa Bliss and Mandy Rose. The team of three lost to Nikki Cross, Carmella and Liv Morgan.

Her next appearance was recorded on the November 23 episode of NXT where she teamed with Peyton Royce and Billie Kay (The Iconic Duo)in a losing effort against Liv Morgan, Aliyah and Ember Moon. Her first televised single match was marked on the December 21 episode of NXT where she lost to Billie Kay following Peyton Royce’s distraction.

She made her return with a new ring name as ‘Sonya Deville’ participating in the battle royal for Asuka‘s NXT Women’s Championship’s number one contender on the May 3, 2017, episode of NXT.

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Later she started recording multiple wins against wrestlers like Zeda, Lacey Evans, Jenna Van Bemel and Rachel Evers. She went to compete in a triple threat match against Ruby Riott and Ember Moon on the October 18 episode of NXT with a condition that the winner would secure a place for the fatal four-way match for the vacant NXT Women’s Championship.

She also lost to Ruby Riott on the November 22 episode of NXT. However, she was able to take revenge by defeating Riott in a rematch on the December 6 episode of NXT. She challenged Ember Moon for the title but became failed on the December 27 episode of NXT.

She joined Paige and Mandy Rose on November 20, 2017, episode of Raw and attacked the group of Alexa Bliss, Sasha Banks, Bayley and Mickie James. The trio introduced themselves as Absolution in the following week and later had their first televised match on the main roster on December 19 defeating Sasha Banks, Bayley and Mickie James.

She participated in the first women’s Royal Rumble match at number 10 on January 28, 2018, at Royal Rumble where she lasted 6:41. She eliminated Torrie Wilson but was eliminated by Michelle McCool. Absolution came to an end when Paige declared that Deville and Rose won’t receive special treatment after being drafted to SmackDown.

She continued her alliance with Rose and participated in various tag team matches. She was eliminated by Rose in a battle royal match on October 28. She was part of Team Smackdown for a five-on-five elimination match at Survivor Series where she became the final two women of the team alongside Asuka. During her second Royal Rumble match, she entered number 25 on January 27, 2019. She lasted for 04:26 and was eliminated by Bliss.

Accidentally, both Deville and Rose cost each other’s match against Asuka. The duo was given a chance to decide between them to select one who could be the last competitor for the Money in the Bank ladder match on May 19.

In 2020, Sonya’s partner Rose fell into a love triangle with Otis and Dolph Ziggler. Later, it was reported that she was working together with Ziggler to keep Otis from Rose. On April 5, she helped Ziggler to his match against Otis at WrestleMania 36, where she was seen turning heel and attacked by Rose. She and Ziggler marked a win against Otis and Rose in a tag team match on the May 22 episode of SmackDown.She attacked Rose and was seen trying to cut her hair.

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Sonya Deville’s Retirement

At SummerSlam, she was defeated by Rose in a No Disqualification Loser Leaves WWE match on August 23, 2020. This made WWE fans assume that Sonya Deville has now retired from wrestling. This is not true. She made her return on January 1, 2021, and revealed being reinstated. She turned as the assistant to on-screen authority figure Adam Pearce contributing with a new character. She was seen concluding executive decisions and even reinstated Charlotte Flair.

Relationships; Whom is Sonya Deville dating in real life?

Once Triple H asked her ‘Are you in a relationship?’ during the season premiere of Tough Enough. She didn’t lie as she was aware that her girlfriend would feel bad if she states being single on a reality TV show. It was a very tough moment for her to clearly raise her relationship status and share her life having a same-sex relationship with her girlfriend. The first openly gay female wrestler in WWE history previous dated Arianna Johnson but the couple has already separated their ways.

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