10 interesting facts you didn't know about WWE superstar Chyna

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10 interesting facts you didnt know about WWE superstar Chyna

Chyna, the former WWE wrestler and reality TV star, was found dead in her L.A. home on Wednesday. She was 45. The official cause of death is unknown.

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Published: Thu 21 Apr 2016, 12:22 PM

Last updated: Thu 21 Apr 2016, 2:24 PM

1. Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa with a 3.9 GPA and a double major in Spanish Literature in under two years. She also studied foreign languages and can speak English, Spanish, German and French.
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2. She began her career in the early 1990s as a belly dancer and soon moved on to fitness competitions.

3. She soon took the world of women's wrestling by storm and began competing in the PGWA, where she was named the 1996 Rookie of the Year award for the Women's Championship.

4. Chyna was discovered by Paul Levesque (aka "Triple H") and Shawn Michaels (HBK), two WWF (World Wrestling Federation) superstars who helped her break into the big time.

5. She made her worldwide television début in February 1997 as a bodyguard for Triple H.

6. Years later she became the only woman to qualify for the Royal Rumble and King of the Ring tournaments and became the only female Intercontinental Champion and the only undefeated Women's Champion in WWF history.

7. Five years after she debuted as a professional wrestler in the WWF, Chyna parted ways with the company. She then toured Japan, taking the country by storm and battling in the ring with the likes of such champions as Keiji Mutô, The Great Kabuki, and most notably, Masahiro Chono.

8. She has been featured on Reggie Benjamin's CD "2X-Centrix", performing drums and backup vocals. She was on top of the "dance music" billboard charts for five weeks with the CD single "Ride". She also sang with her own rock band, "The Chynna Dolls", for a short time.

9. In 2009, she released a fashion book, "Paper Doll", which became a best-seller.

10. In May 2011 she returned to the world of wrestling with TNA.

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