John has three daughters, Maya, Nikki, and Brie. Maya is from his first marriage, and Nikki and Brie are his stepdaughters from his second marriage to Kathy Colace.
Despite being step-sisters, they have a close bond and a good connection. The whole family shares a good relationship.
John Laurinaitis is a former wrestler and business executive who has worked in various wrestling promotions, including World Championship Wrestling (WCW), All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW), and WWE.
The retired American professional wrestler was born on July 31, 1962, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and began his wrestling career in 1986 under the ring name Johnny Ace.
During his time in WWE, Laurinaitis held a significant role in the talent relations office for several years. In addition, he occasionally appeared as a professional wrestler from 2011 until 2012.
After his on-screen firing, he transitioned to a backstage role as a producer.
In 2021, he was promoted to Head of Talent Relations, but unfortunately, he was released from WWE in 2022.
John Laurinaitis Daughter: Maya, Brie, And Nikki Bella
John is a proud father of three children: Maya, Brie, and Nikki. While Brie and Nikki have made a name for themselves in the wrestling industry, Maya has chosen a different path.
Born on March 2, 2002, Maya is a young, ambitious woman who dreams of becoming a successful model and Instagram influencer.
Despite being a student at Florida State University, Maya is fully focused on her modeling career and has a significant following on Instagram.
Unlike her father and sister, Maya has no interest in wrestling and has made it clear during an interview with Brie.
She is passionate about modeling and is determined to make it her full-time career.
Stepdaughter Brie And Nikki Bella
Brie and Nikki Bella are the stepdaughters of John Laurinaitis. John married Bella twins’s mother, Kathy, in 2016.
Kathy Colace Laurinaitis is an entrepreneur from the United States and is on the boards of the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and Suns Nite Hoops.
Bell Twins is a popular professional wrestling tag team that performed in WWE. Each of the Bella Twins is a former WWE Divas Champion.
On March 14, 2023, on their podcast, The Nikki & Brie Show, Nikki, and Brie announced that their contracts with WWE had expired, and it was mutually agreed not to renew them.
John Laurinaitis’s Sexual Assault Case
Recently, John Laurinaitis made headlines following an assault accusation by Janel Grant, a former WWE headquarters employee.
Janel, who worked at WWE from 2019 to 2022, alleged sexual assault by Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis, claiming they exploited her for career advancement and engaged in trafficking her to others within WWE.
In January 2024, Janel Grant filed a lawsuit against them.
Nikki and Brie Bella posted a statement on their social media accounts about the allegations.
“We are shocked and disheartened by the recent allegations against members of the WWE. It has been a lot to process since we found out this past week just as you all did. We don’t stand for or condone this from anyone no matter who they are. We want all women to feel safe and supported in the workplace and in their everyday lives.