Dawn Marie Psaltis is an American former professional wrestler and television personality. She is best known for her appearances in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) during the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Psaltis was born on November 3, 1970 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She grew up in a single-parent household, being raised by her mother and grandmother. She was first exposed to professional wrestling as a child, and was immediately drawn to it.
Psaltis began her wrestling career in 1998, making her debut in the independent circuit. She quickly made a name for herself, appearing in promotions such as ECW and the WWF. During her time in ECW, Psaltis was a valet for the tag team, The Impact Players. She also managed wrestlers such as Justin Credible and Lance Storm.
In 2000, Psaltis made her debut in the WWF as Dawn Marie. She became an on-screen character, playing a villainous role and feuding with other wrestlers, such as Lita and Stacy Keibler. She left the WWF in 2002, and returned to the independent circuit.
In 2003, Psaltis joined Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). She was a part of the TNA Knockouts, managing wrestlers such as Gail Kim and Trinity. She left the promotion in 2004, and returned to the independent circuit.
Psaltis retired from wrestling in 2007. She has since appeared as a commentator for various wrestling promotions. She has also appeared on television, in shows such as “The Great American Bash” and “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch.”
Psaltis has been married since 2003. She has two children, a daughter and a son.
In her personal life, Psaltis is an animal rights activist and a vegetarian. She has also appeared in the documentary “Wrestling With Life,” which follows the lives of former professional wrestlers.
Psaltis is a respected figure in the wrestling world. She has been praised for her in-ring ability and her work as a manager. Additionally, she is admired for her strength and perseverance throughout her career.