Sep 9, 2009 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Natalie Katherine Neidhart
Height: 5’6″
Weight: 155 lbs.
From: Calgary, Alberta
Date of birth: May 27, 1982
Pro debut: 2001
Trained by: “Tokyo” Joe Daigo
Finishing move: Sharpshooter


– Neidhart is credited as being the first third-generation female wrestler in the world
– She trained at The Hart Dungeon, becoming the first woman to do so
– In 2001, she served as the ring announcer for Eric Bischoff’s MatRats promotion
– At Ballpark Brawl III, Neidhart defeated Tracy Brooks
– On June 17, 2005, Neidhart defeated Belle Lovitz, Anna Marie & Ma Myers in a 4-Way Match to become the first Stampede Womens Pacific Champion
– On December 16, 2005, Neidhart defeated Dusty Adonis to regain the Stampede Womens Pacific Title
– On October 8, 2006, Neidhart defeated Lisa Moretti to win the NWA SuperGirls Title
– On November 18, 2006, Neidhart reached the final of the GCW WILD Title Tournament, losing to Sirelda
– On January 5, 2007, Neidhart signed a WWE development deal and was assigned to DSW. For the next year, she competed in all 3 WWE development territories
– On April 4, 2008, Neidhart debuted on Smackdown as Natalya
– On April 22, 2008, Natalya defeated Cherry in her WWE in-ring debut
– At Backlash 2008, Beth Phoenix, Jillian Hall, Layla, Melina, Natalya & Victoria defeated Ashley, Cherry, Kelly Kelly, Maria, Michelle McCool & Mickie James
– On April 15, 2009, Natalya was drafted to ECW
– On May 13, 2009, Natalya, Tyson Kidd & David Hart Smith formed The Hart Trilogy (later renamed The Hart Dynasty)
– On June 29, 2009, the trio were traded back to Smackdown
– At Bragging Rights 2009, Team Smackdown (Beth Phoenix, Michelle McCool & Natalya) defeated Team Raw (Melina, Gail Kim & Kelly Kelly)
– At WrestleMania 26, Natalya was one of several Hart family members who interfered in the Bret Hart-Vince McMahon match
– On April 26, 2010, Natalya was in the corner of The Hart Dynasty as they defeated The Big Show & The Miz to win the WWE Unified Tag Team Titles. The following day, the trio were drafted to Raw
– At Fatal 4-Way 2010, The Hart Dynasty defeated The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) & Tamina
– At Hell In A Cell 2010, Natalya defeated WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool by DQ
– At Survivor Series 2010, Natalya defeated Lay-Cool (Layla & Michelle McCool) in a Handicap Match to win the WWE Divas Title
– At TLC 2010, Beth Phoenix & Natalya defeated LayCool in a Tables Match
– On January 24, 2011, Natalya defeated Melina to retain the WWE Divas Title
– At Royal Rumble 2012, Natalya, Beth Phoenix & The Bella Twins (Brie & Nikki) defeated Alicia Fox, Eve Torres, Kelly Kelly & Tamina
– In June 2013, Natalya married long-time boyfriend Tyson Kidd. The wedding was featured on Total Divas
– At Summerslam ’13, Natalya defeated Brie Bella
– At Survivor Series ’13, The Funkadactyls (Cameron & Naomi), The Bella Twins (Nikki & Brie), Jojo, Eva Marie & Natalya defeated AJ Lee, Aksana, Alicia Fox, Kaitlyn, Summer Rae & Tamina Snuka in an Elimination Match
– In early 2014, Natalya entered the NXT Womens Title Tournament, defeating Layla and Sasha Banks before losing to Charlotte in the final
– At Survivor Series ’14, Alicia Fox, Naomi, Natalya & Emma defeated Paige, Cameron, Layla & Summer Rae in an Elimination Match
– Natalya served as the manager of the Tyson Kidd/Cesaro tag team
– Prior to WrestleMania 31, Natalya inducted Alundra Blayze to the WWE Hall of Fame
– On the WrestleMania 32 pre-show, Team Total Divas (Brie Bella, Paige, Natalya, Alicia Fox & Eva Marie) defeated Team BAD and Blonde (Naomi, Tamina, Summer Rae, Emma & Lana)
– In the 2016 WWE draft, Natalya was allocated to Smackdown
– At Battleground ’16, Natalya defeated Becky Lynch in a Submission Match
– At Summerslam ’16, Natalya, Alexa Bliss & Nikki Bella defeated Naomi, Carmella & Becky Lynch
– At Elimination Chamber ’17, Natalya fought Nikki Bella to a double-countout
– At Backlash ’17, Natalya, Carmella & Tamina defeated Becky Lynch, Charlotte & Naomi
– At Battleground ’17, Natalya defeated Lana, Tamina, Becky Lynch & Charlotte in an Elimination Match
– At Summerslam ’17, Natalya defeated Naomi to win the Smackdown Womens Title, over 6 years after she last held what was then the Divas Title
– At Hell In A Cell ’17, Natalya intentionally got herself disqualified against Charlotte, thus retaining the Smackdown Womens Title
– At Fastlane ’18, Natalya & Carmella defeated Becky Lynch & Naomi
– Natalya was drafted to Raw in the 2018 Superstar Shakeup
– At TLC ’18, Natalya defeated Ruby Riott in a Tables Match
– On the Hell In A Cell ’19 pre-show, Natalya defeated Lacey Evans
– Natalya defeated Lacey Evans again at Crown Jewel 2019. This match was the first time that women had competed in a wrestling match in Saudi Arabia
– Natalya was drafted to Smackdown in late 2010
– In 2021, Natalya began teaming with Tamina
– On May 14, Natalya & Tamina defeated Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler to win the WWE Womens Tag Team Titles
– On May 17, Natalya & Tamina defeated Jax & Baszler to retain the WWE Womens Tag Team Titles
– On May 24, Natalya & Tamina again defeated Jax & Baszler to retain the WWE Womens Tag Team Titles
– On the Hell In A Cell ’21 pre-show, Natalya defeated Mandy Rose
– In October 2021, shortly after losing the titles, Natalya and Tamina separated
– Natalya was moved to Smackdown in the 2021 Draft
– On July 8, 2023, Natalya was voted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame.

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