Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler or famously known as Stacy Keibler is a model, actress, and former professional wrestler. Stacy Keibler was one of the most prominent Divas of the Attitude Era along with Trish Stratus, Torrie Wilson, Sable, etc.
Her most well-known work was with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). She rose to prominence outside of the wrestling community after appearing on the second season of “Dancing with the Stars,” finishing third in the final episode.
She was born in the late 1970s in Maryland, USA, and began dancing at the age of three, modeling at the age of six, and becoming a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) at the age of eight.
She attended Townsend University for mass communication after graduating from high school, and while there, she became a cheerleader for the Baltimore Ravens. At the age of nineteen, she beat out three hundred other girls to join the Nitro Girls, World Championship Wrestling’s dance troupe that gradually made its way into the ring.
Simultaneously, she continued to act and model, appearing on the covers of numerous well-known magazines such as Shape, Vegas, TV Guide, Maxi, and so on. She gave up fighting at the age of 26, when she was in control of her popularity, to focus on acting and modeling. She now lives in Los Angeles and is raising her two children.
Stacy Keibler Biography
|Full name||Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler|
|Nickname||Miss Long Legs, Miss Hancock, Skye|
|Birthdate||October 14, 1979|
|Residence||Jackson, Wyoming, United States|
|Net Worth||$9 Million|
|Age||44 years old|
|Father’s name||Gary Keibler|
|Mother’s name||Patricia Keibler|
|Sibling Name||Not Mentioned|
|High School||The Catholic High School of Baltimore|
|Husband’s Name||Jared Pobre ( 2014- Present)|
Andrew Test Martin
Daughter-Ava Grace Pobre
|Weight||Kilograms – 59 kg|
Lbs – 130 lbs
|Height||Feet – 5’11”|
Meters – 1.80m
|Leg Length||41 inches long|
|Occupation||Actress, Model, Dancer, Professional Wrestler|
|Ring Names||Miss Hancock |
|Accomplishments||WWE Babe of the Year (2005)|
WCW Nitro Girl Search Winner (1999)
|Trained by||WCW Power Plant|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
|Last Update||May 2022|
Stacy Keibler Career
Stacy Keibler was 18 years old when the Baltimore Ravens held an audition to select a team of twenty cheerleaders in 1998. She wasn’t particularly excited about the event because she didn’t want to spend her weekends practicing, but she went anyway to please her father.
When she arrived at the audition location, she saw hundreds of girls and realized she would be great if she was one of the twenty. But, because she knew nothing about soccer, she was certain she would be rejected. She was, however, mistaken.
Stacy began her career as a cheerleader for the Baltimore Ravens during the 1998 football season. She initially followed the other cheerleaders because she knew nothing about football. She also made her film debut in 1998, playing an uncredited role in John Water’s film “Pecker.”
She had another uncredited role in “Liberty Heights” in 1999. She auditioned for Nitro Girls, World Champion Wrestling’s (WCW) dance team, the same year. It was a difficult audition, but she won contest after contest, beating out 300 other girls.
The Nitro Girls’ final competition, held in November 1999, was watched by 4.4 million people. Stacy Keibler was declared the winner, earning not only a spot on the Nitro Girls but also a $10,000 cash prize. She spent the money on a Ravens season ticket.
While attending classes and cheerleading, she began performing dance routines on “Monday Nitro,” WCW’s flagship weekly show, as “Skye” in 2000. She temporarily moved to Rules and Practices after leaving Nitro Girls, where she appeared as Miss Hancock and served as her manager.
When the World Wrestling Entertainment/Federation (WWE/WWF) purchased WCW in March 2001, Stacy Keibler was the only employee hired by the new company. She was initially known as Miss Hancock, but she later returned to her given name.
She debuted as an assistant to Shane McMahon on the professional wrestling television show “WWE SmackDown” in June 2001. She soon joined forces with Torrie Wilson, wrestling against well-known divas Lita and Trish Stratus. Later, she joined other wrestlers and appeared in several stories.
Her shows were broadcast in hundreds of countries, making her a global celebrity. Wrestling also allowed him to travel to different countries, with sold-out shows in Australia, England, and Japan. At the same time, she continued her acting career, appearing in ‘Bubble Boy’ in 2001 as a working girl.
In 2002, she appeared as herself in three episodes of the professional wrestling reality television series ‘WWE Tough Enough,’ and in 2004 in an episode of ‘Headbangers Ball.’ In 2004, she relocated to Los Angeles and began attending acting classes, becoming increasingly focused on her career as an actress.
She recorded “Why Can’t We Dance?” for the WWE “Originals” album in 2004. She later appeared on RAW Diva Search in 2004. At the same time, she continued to wrestle, competing in tag team matches with Molly Holly, Gail Kim, and Trish Stratus.
She was hired as the fitness editor of “Stuff” magazine in 2005. In this capacity, she wrote and modeled for the “Getting in Shape with Stacy Keibler” column. She was also on the cover of the magazine in June 2005 and March 2006. She also appeared twice on MTV’s reality show ‘Punk’d’ in 2005-2006.
She competed in the second season of “Dancing with the Stars” in 2006, earning four perfect scores before being eliminated on the final episode on February 24, 2006. She left WWE in June to pursue a career in acting and modeling.
She appeared in two television productions in 2007, “George Lopez” and “All About Brian,” as well as a dramatic comedy titled “The Comebacks.” They were followed by ‘October Road’ and ‘Samurai Girl’ in 2008, “In Motherhood” and “Mayne Street” in 2009, and “How I Met Your Mother” and “Chuck” in 2010. (2010).
She made a guest appearance on “WWE Tough Enough” in 2011. In the same year, it was followed by “Psych,” “Blue Mountain State,” and “Fixing Pete.” In 2012, she continued her acting career by appearing in “Dysfunctional Friends,” “Men at Work,” and “NTSF:SD:SUV.”
In 2013, she starred in five television shows as herself: ‘Police Fashion Police,’ ‘The View,’ ‘Supermarket Superstar,’ ‘Hollywood Game Night,’ and ‘Project Runway.’ Following that, she took a break from her acting career to focus on her family.
In 2016, she starred in “Bailarina no soy,” a documentary about a woman’s journey to achieve her dreams and find her place in the male-dominated wrestling industry.
Stacy Keibler rose to prominence as a wrestler. She began her wrestling career as Nitro Girl in 1999 and went on to build a career in the ring, participating in various storylines and managing various well-known wrestlers such as Dudley Boyz, Test, and Scott Steiner.
Keibler is also well-known for her work on “Dancing with the Stars.” In week five, she earned perfect scores from three different judges for her samba dance routine with Tony Dovolani. Despite finishing third in the final episode, the couple wowed everyone with their dance moves.
Personal history and legacy of Stacy Keibler
Stacy Keibler married Jared Pobre, CEO of Future Ads, an interactive marketing company that owns and operates online gaming properties, on March 8, 2014. They had been friends for several years; however, he began dating on his own in the fall of 2013 and married in Mexico after only six months of dating.
The couple has two kids. The eldest child, Ava Grace Pobre, was born on August 20, 2014, and the youngest, Bodhi Brooks, was born on June 18, 2018.
She was in a relationship with actor George Clooney prior to her engagement to Jared, dating him from July 2011 to July 2013.
- During “The Invasion,” Keibler assisted in the management of The Dudley Boyz wrestling team, earning her the moniker “Duchess of Dudleyville.” She was also known as “WCW Legs” and “WWE Legs” because of her forty-two-inch-long legs.
- Bruno Tonioli, the judge on “Dancing with the Stars,” dubbed her a “Weapon of Mass Seduction” for her samba routines.
- Stacy Keibler was one of the few wrestlers that did not believe they deserved a title shot. In their careers, both Torrie Wilson and Keibler favored character work over bouts.
- When she appeared on the reality show Dancing with the Stars, Stacy Keibler was the breakthrough star. As her WWE contract came to an end, there was already talk of her venturing into Hollywood.
- The George Lopez Show was a popular ABC sitcom at the time, and Keibler was added to the recurring ensemble because she was already a success on the network. Kiebler would also make a one-off appearance on How I Met Your Mother, but she didn’t get many additional long-term roles and ended up joining a sitcom near the end of its run.
- Stacy Keibler discovered wrestling while dating Kris Cumberland, a WCW fan. When fans watched the performances back today, they noticed her among the crowd at a handful of them.
- Bruce Prichard revealed that Stacy Keibler, Trish Stratus, and Lita were among the major stars who declined. Playboy wanted Stacy to do one shot alone and one with her best friend Torrie Wilson, but she didn’t think it was the greatest option for her.
- Stacy Keibler began dating Hollywood actor Geoff Stults in 2005. She even played his character’s ex-girlfriend, Rory, on the season two finale of his television drama, October Road, in 2008.