Wrestler born Shannon Claire Spruill and known for her time with WCW and TNA. She wrestled under the satirical name The Governor as well.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film and Video production from Georgia State University.
She appeared as an actress in the 1985 film Santa Claus: The Movie.
She was born at a United States Air Force base in Wiesbaden, West Germany, where her father was stationed. They returned to the U.S. in 1976. She was previously married to guitarist Rich Ward of Stuck Mojo.
Her TNA ring alias The Governor was a parody of former vice presidential candidate and Alaskan governor Sarah Palin.