Meet Australia’s WWE superstar Billie Kay who is taking over the wrestling world – as she reveals her connection to Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
She’s the Australian wrestling superstar who made history last year when she was crowned the WWE Women’s Tag Team champion with Peyton Royce.
And on Tuesday, Billie Kay spoke candidly about her journey to stardom.
The 31-year-old sports entertainer told Nine she was proud to have accomplished her ambitious ‘five-year plan’ ahead of schedule.
Meet Australia’s hot WWE superstar Billie Kay, 31, (left) who is taking over the wrestling world with her best friend Peyton Royce (right)
‘It was overwhelming but in the best way. I felt so accomplished it was great,’ she said.
In January, Billie announced all the things she hope to achieve over the next five years – but it turns out she didn’t need that long to accomplish her goals.
Her list included making her debut on WWE shows Raw and Smackdown, winning a WWE championship, and releasing her own T-shirt range.
Career high: Speaking to WWOS, Billie said she was proud to have been able to accomplished her ‘five year’ to do list quicker than she ever imagined, which included meeting Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
To her surprise, she was even to accomplish her goal of being made into an action figure.
The icing on the cake was getting to meet her childhood hero, WWE legend-turned-Hollywood actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.
Speaking about their unlikely friendship, Billie said: ‘We are friends, we’re mates.’
Mates: ‘I’m fortunate enough to have him in my life as a friend which is absolutely absurd and very surreal, but hey I’ll take it,’ she said about her unlikely friendship with the wrestling icon
Billie added: ‘I’m fortunate enough to have him in my life as a friend which is absolutely absurd and very surreal, but hey I’ll take it.’
‘I was shaking, I couldn’t sit still, I was pacing. As soon as we made eye contact, I started crying. We hugged, it was amazing,’ she recalled of their first meeting.
It’s been a busy few years for Kay, who made wrestling history in April last year alongside her school friend Peyton Royce when the pair became the first female Australian tag team to reach to top of WWE.
Making history: It’s been a busy few years for Kay, who made wrestling history back in April last year alongside her school friend Peyton Royce as the pair became the first female Australians to win a title at the top level of WWE
The Aussie duo, known as The IIconics, were crowned the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions at WrestleMania.
This is still the highest accolade ever earned by an Australian in the largest pro wrestling promotion in the world.
The event, which is held annually, is the biggest event on the wrestling calendar and considered the pinnacle of the sport.
At the top: The duo, known as The IIconics, were crowned the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions at WrestleMania – becoming the first Australians to win a title in the largest wrestling promotion in the world