She began her wrestling career with WWE's developmental wrestling promotion, Florida Championship Wrestling.
She won her first WWE Divas Championship in 2012.
In 2019, she began dating Artem Chigvintsev. She got engaged to John Cena after he proposed to her at WrestleMania 33 in 2017, but the couple separated a year later. She also previously dated Dolph Ziggler. She has a brother named JJ Garcia.
She defeated Beth Phoenix to win the WWE Divas Championship in April 2012.