The death of Sara Lee has shaken the wrestling world. No one had expected the rising star to be gone at the tender age of 30.
Sara Lee was an American professional wrestler and television personality. She was best known for her time in the American promotion WWE between 2015 and 2016, during which she was also the female winner of the sixth season of Tough Enough.
What Happened To Sara Lee? She Died Of An Unknown Cause
Sara Lee died on October 6, 2022, at 30. Her mother has confirmed the news but has not mentioned the cause of her death.
Terri Lee wrote in a social media post: “It is with heavy hearts we wanted to share that our Sara Weston has gone to be with Jesus. We are all in shock, and arrangements are not complete. We ask that you respectfully let our family mourn.”
WWE has also expressed condolences to the wrestler’s near and dear ones. They wrote in a statement that the Wrestling Company is saddened to learn of the passing of Sara Lee. They remembered her as a former Tough Enough winner and pointed out that Sara served as an inspiration to many.
Sara’s fellow wrestlers, including Nikki ASH and Chelsea Green, have also taken to social media to express their grief at this heartbreaking news.
On Tuesday (October 4), Sara shared on Instagram that she was recovering from a sinus infection. She captioned a picture expressing relief that she was finally healthy enough to go to the gym two days a row.
Fellow wrestler Bull James has organized a GoFundMe for Sara’s family. He mentioned that every penny raised would go directly to Sara’s husband and three kids to support them in these trying times.
Family & Husband: Sara Lee Is Survived By Her Husband And Three Children
Sara Lee was born Sara Ann Lee to her parents, Terri and Bob Lee. They raised her in her hometown Hope Township, Michigan.
There is no further information on her parents or siblings (if any). Born on June 7, 1992, Sara was 30 at the time of her death.
The pro wrestler was involved in competitive powerlifting before graduating from Meridian High School in 2010. She studied diagnostic medical sonography at Delta College in Bay City, Michigan.
Sara Lee married former WWE wrestler Wesley Blake on December 30, 2017. His real name is Cory James Weston. The couple had three children: a five-year-old daughter named Piper, a three-year-old son named Brady, and another son born in 2021.
The family resides in Orlando, Florida. They are American by nationality and follow Christianity.
What Was Sara Lee Net Worth At Death?
Michigan Sports Zone states that wrestler Sara Lee had a net worth of $2.5 million at her death. She could amass such wealth owing to her years of hard work and dedication toward her passion.
She has fought in major wrestling promotions such as WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) and their brand NXT, based at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.
Sara was best known for her tenure in WWE between 2015 and 2016. She was the winner of WWE Tough Enough season 6 alongside Josh Bredl (Bronson Matthews). As a result, Sara earned a $250,000 one-year contract with WWE.
Sara delivered a heel promo making her debut appearance for NXT at a live event on January 16, 2016. She had her match debut at the January 30 live event during a six-Diva tag team match.
The young wrestler also sometimes went by her stage name Hope.
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