5 Things to Know About WWE Diva Eva Marie

Happy 31st birthday to WWE star Natalie Eva Marie! We're getting to know the Total Divas celeb a little bit better in honor of her special day. 

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Ahead, find five things you need to know about Eva Marie.

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1. She traded in the soccer field for the wrestling ring.

Eva Marie, known professionally as Natalie Eva Marie, tried her hand at being an athlete prior to diving into the world of wrestling. She played soccer at California State University, Fullerton before she began modeling and acting.

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2. She's a self-proclaimed baseball fanatic.

Eva Marie prides herself on being a big baseball fan – more specifically a zealot of the San Francisco Giants. The star has explained in the past that her father took her and her brothers to games at Candlestick Park. 

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3. She has struggled with alcohol abuse in the past.

The WWE star has opened up about her past with alcohol addiction. On the reality show Total Divas, Eva Marie has never touched alcohol, even when tempted.

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4. Her infamous red hair was an impromtu decision.

Eva Marie's gorgeous, fiery red locks make her stand out in any room or on any TV screen. In this video, we see that the decision to go full-on red was a spontaneous one, and a good one at that!

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5. She has appeared on more TV shows than you thought.

You can find Eva Marie on many more shows than just Total Divas. She has made small appearances on programs like 90210, Entourage and CSI: New York.