Dakota Kai: The Fearless Warrior of the WWE Ring
A professional wrestler from New Zealand, Dakota Kai is currently signed to WWE. Her real name is Cheree Crowley. Dakota Kai was born on May 6, 1988, in Auckland, New Zealand.
Dakota Kai made her wrestling debut in 2007 at the age of 19. She began her career in New Zealand before moving to Australia to further her training.
Dakota Kai is the ring name that Cheree Crowley uses as a professional wrestler. The name "Kai" is a reference to her Maori heritage, as it means "food" in the Maori language.
Dakota Kai signed with WWE in 2018 and was assigned to the NXT brand. She has competed in several high-profile matches, including a WarGames match and a match for the NXT Women's Championship.
Dakota Kai's signature moves include the Kai-Ropractor (a backstabber), the Scorpion Kick (a spinning heel kick), and the GTK (a Go To Kick).
In 2019, Dakota Kai suffered a torn ACL during a live event. She underwent surgery and returned to the ring in 2020.
Dakota Kai is active on social media and has a large following on Instagram and Twitter. She frequently posts about her wrestling career, her personal life, and her love for animals.