Amanda Rose Saccomanno is an American professional wrestler, television personality, and fitness and figure competitor. She is signed to WWE, where she performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Mandy Rose.
She has a huge social media following with more than 1 million followers on Instagram, more than 200k followers on Twitter, and more than 100k followers on Facebook.
Debut August 25, 2015
Born July 18, 1991, 29 years and 11 months, Westchester County, New York, United States
Sun Sign Cancer
Height 5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Measurements 35-24-37 inches / 89-61-94 cm
Bra size 40C
Father – He owns a deli in Carmel, New York.
Mother – She assists her husband in running their family deli.
Siblings – Gary Saccomanno (Older Brother). Overall, she has 3 older siblings.
She has Irish and Italian ancestry.
Mandy Rose went to the Yorktown High School. After graduating from high school, she got enrolled at the Iona College to graduate with a bachelor’s degree with major in speech pathology.
Best Known For
Having signed a professional contract with WWE. She has also achieved infamy for being the member of wrestling trio named Absolution, which includes Paige and Sonya Deville as the other members.
First WWE Match
In January 2016, she made her WWE in-ring debut in a 6-Diva tag team match at the NXT event in Venice, Florida.
Her first televised singles match was against Ember Moon, which was broadcasted in September 2016. It was her last broadcast appearance for NXT as she was promoted to Raw soon after.
First TV Show
In 2015, Mandy Rose made her first TV show appearance in the wrestling reality TV show, WWE Tough Enough.
Mandy Rose regularly hits the gym to keep her stunning body in perfect shape. She pushes serious weight in her conditioning and strength training workouts. She often changes her workout routine and has switched her fitness regime from split body parts to full body workout.
Mandy also loves busting her body for CrossFit style workouts. Apart from conditioning routine, she is also a fan of the relaxing benefits of yoga. Plus, she also likes to elongate her muscles with Pilates workout sessions.
Mandy Rose Facts
In 2013, she made her debut in the fitness competitions and managed to win the top place in the World Bodybuilding Fitness & Fashion Boston Show.
In 2014, she managed to emerge as a winner at the World Beauty Fitness & Fashion Bikini Champion.
She adopted her popular ring name Mandy Rose in the finale episode of the 6th season of the reality show, Tough Enough.
In January 2018, she achieved the unique, perhaps dubious distinction, of being the first ever woman to be eliminated from a women’s Royal Rumble match. She was eliminated from the match by Lita.
In 2015, she was signed up by WWE on a five-year contract as a part of which, she was first assigned to their developmental division, NXT.
She is a vocal animal rights supporter and has adopted 2 rescue dogs.
Mandy has been trained by WWE legends such as Booker T, Billy Gunn, and Lita. She has also been mentored by Sara Del Rey.
Amanda Rose Saccomanno is the the youngest of four children. She attended Yorktown High School, where she participated in dance. She later earned her bachelor’s degree at Iona College, majoring in speech pathology. She entered her first fitness competition in 2013, and took first place in the World Bodybuilding Fitness & Fashion Boston Show. She was also crowned the 2014 World Beauty Fitness & Fashion Bikini Champion.
WWE Professional wrestling career
Tough Enough and NXT (2015–2017)
Saccomanno was a contestant in the sixth season of the WWE competition WWE Tough Enough, which began airing in June 2015. She was at risk of elimination on the July 28 episode, but was saved by judge The Miz. During the season finale, she adopted the ring name Mandy Rose, lost a match against Alicia Fox, and placed second overall, after winners Sara Lee and Josh Bredl.
After the Tough Enough season finale, it was revealed that Rose had signed a five-year contract with the company. Rose made her in-ring debut for WWE’s developmental territory, NXT, during a six-woman tag team match at a live event in Venice, Florida on January 30, 2016.
On the August 17 episode of NXT, Rose debuted in a six-woman tag team match along with Daria Berenato and Alexa Bliss, in which they were defeated by Carmella, Liv Morgan, and Nikki Glencross. On the September 28 episode of NXT, Rose lost her first televised singles match to Ember Moon.
Absolution and Fire and Desire (2017–2020)
On the November 20, 2017, episode of Raw, Rose joined Sonya Deville and Paige as they attacked Sasha Banks, Bayley, Mickie James, and Alexa Bliss. A week later, the trio’s name was revealed as Absolution. Rose had her first televised match on the main roster at Tribute to the Troops on December 19, where Absolution defeated Bayley, James, and Banks. On January 28, 2018 at the Royal Rumble, Rose entered the first women’s Royal Rumble match at number 4, and she was the first woman eliminated from the match by Lita. In February, Rose took part of the inaugural women’s Elimination Chamber match, which was won by Bliss. In April, Paige retired from the ring due to neck injuries and became the SmackDown general manager. In her first WrestleMania appearance, at WrestleMania 34, Rose participated in the WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal, which would be won by Naomi.
Both Rose and Deville were drafted to SmackDown during the 2018 WWE Superstar Shake-up, with Paige subsequently declaring that Absolution was over. Despite this, Rose would continue competing in various tag team matches alongside Deville. Seeds of dissolution between the two were planted when Rose eliminated Deville from a battle royal at the inaugural all women’s pay-per-view, Evolution. At Survivor Series in November, Rose competed in her first traditional five-on-five elimination match as part of Team SmackDown in a losing effort. Rose later feuded with Naomi after she flirted with Naomi’s husband, Jimmy Uso, to “ruin Naomi’s life”, which also involved Rose hinting at kissing Uso as well as Naomi attacking Rose in a hotel room to which Rose invited Uso. The rivalry continued as both Rose and Naomi eliminated each other from the women’s Royal Rumble match at the Royal Rumble event, on January 27, 2019, where Rose managed to last 25:50. The two exchanged victories over each other in February.
On February 17, at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, Rose and Deville competed in a six-team Elimination Chamber match for the inaugural WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship, where they started the match against and were then the final team eliminated by Sasha Banks and Bayley, who won the match in the process. Rose then competed in the second WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal during the WrestleMania 35 pre-show in a losing effort. Rose then competed in the Money in the Bank ladder match at the namesake pay-per-view on May 19. Deville, who was ringside during the match, tried to climb the ladder and help Rose win the match, however, Bayley was able to fight them off and retrieve the briefcase. On the September 3 episode of SmackDown, Rose and Deville, now dubbed Fire & Desire, defeated Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross to earn a Women’s Tag Team Championship shot at Clash of Champions. At the event, the two failed to capture the title.
Romance storyline and Dana Brooke partnership (2019–present)
In December 2019, Rose entered a romance storyline with Otis, with Otis helping Rose during her matches.She later agreed to a date with him on Valentine’s Day, but Dolph Ziggler appeared in Otis’s place during the date, which resulted in a romance between Rose and Ziggler. The storyline then evolved into a love triangle involving a feud between Otis and Ziggler over Rose. It was revealed on the April 3, 2020 episode of SmackDown that Deville was working with Ziggler to keep Otis from Rose. On April 5 at WrestleMania 36, Rose interfered during a match between Otis and Ziggler by attacking Deville, who was at ringside, and Ziggler, which helped Otis score the victory. Following the match, she and Otis shared a kiss. On the May 22 episode of SmackDown, she and Otis lost to Deville and Ziggler in a tag team match. On July 31, Rose’s hair was cut by Deville during a backstage attack, which led to Rose debuting a new look with shorter hair the following week. That same month, she defeated Deville in a Loser Leaves WWE match at SummerSlam.
Rose was traded to the Raw brand in September. She subsequently formed a tag team with Dana Brooke. In April 2021, the two competed in a tag team turmoil match during the first night of WrestleMania 37, where they were eliminated by the Riott Squad (Liv Morgan and Ruby Riott).
Rose has been featured in multiple fitness publications including Fitness Gurls, Fit & Firm, and FitFemme.
Rose appeared as part of the main cast for the fifth season of the WWE reality television series Total Divas, which began airing in January 2016.
Rose has appeared in three WWE video games, debuting as a playable character in WWE 2K19. She also appeared in WWE 2K20 and WWE 2K Battlegrounds.
Saccomanno participates in yoga, pilates, and CrossFit. In April 2018, she revealed that she was dating fellow professional wrestler Sabatino Piscitelli, better known by the ring name Tino Sabbatelli.