Nikki Cross Married Status: Meet WWE Superstar Wrestler Husband

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Nikki Cross Married Status: Meet WWE Superstar Wrestler Husband

Professional wrestler Nikki Cross is a WWE star; she is in the Smackdown circuit. She won the 2019 WWE Women's Tag Team Champion with Alexa Bliss

Prior to her WWE debut in 2016, she used to wrestle in the independent circuit across Europe. Her ring named used to be "Nikki Strom."

Married Life And Wedding Details 

Nikki Cross is married to wrestler Damian Mackle, popularly known from his stage name, Killian Dain. The pair first met in Scotland in a training school. 


Nikki Cross with husband Killian Dain on 25th December 2019 (Photo: Nikki Cross' Instagram)

Initially, they struck a friendship that gradually developed into love. The duo's first official date was to watch the movie, Mama Mia. 

Fast forward to 2018, and the pair got engaged and tied the knot a year later on 17th January 2019, in Glasgow, Scotland. 

Who Is Damian Mackle, aka Killian Dain?

Damian is a WWE star; he is associated with WWE's Smackdown brand.

Before the stint with WWE, he was active in the independent wrestling scene. He was associated with wrestling names like Westside Xtreme Wrestling, Revolution Pro Wrestling, and Insane Championship Wrestling. 

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Moreover, he was also involved with Scottish Wrestling Alliance, British Championship Wrestling, HXC Wrestling, and Scottish Wrestling Entertainment. 

Damian was born on 20th February 1985 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He moved to Scotland to pursue a career in wrestling. 

Bio And Age 

Nikki was born on 21st April 1989 in Glasgow, Scotland. Her real name is Nicola Glencross. 

Nikki's Independent Wrestling Career

Nikki started physical training in February 2008. She made her wrestling debut at age 19. With the ring name Nikki Strom, the wrestler competed in programs like Scottish Wrestling Alliance, Scottish School Of Wrestling and, Pro Wrestling EVE. In Scottish School Of Wrestling, she won the Diamonds Champion. 

The wrestler kept her winning streak with three Pro Wrestling EVE Championship wins and World Wide Wrestling League's Women's Championship title. 

WWE Career

Nikki began her WWE career in the NXT program in 2016. She made her debut on 22nd April 2016 under her real name, Nicola Glencross. The wrestler teamed up with Mandy Rose and competed in a tag match against Aliyah & Liv Morgan; her team lost the game. 

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Nikki competed in WWE with her real name until August; on 27th August 2016, she started using her current stage name, Nikki Cross. And in September 2016, she joined NXT stable SAniTY. The wrestler remained in NXT from 2016 to 2018. 

Finally, in November 2018, she started the taping of SmackDown. Nikki will continue her working relationship with WWE for a number of years; she renewed her contract with WWE in 2019. 

Facts On Nikki Cross

  • Nikki has a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of Glasgow. 

  • She stands at the height of 5 feet 1 inch (1.55 meters).

  • She is a certified fitness trainer.