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Love Outside The Ring: The Life of Eddie Guerrero’s Wife, Vickie Guerrero

Delve into the life of Vickie Guerrero, also known as Eddie Guerrero’s wife. Learn about their love story, shared family life, her journey after Eddie's death, and her current roles in the wrestling world.
by Rob Gillham | Jan 4 2024
Love Outside The Ring: The Life of Eddie Guerrero's Wife, Vickie Guerrero
Credits: Ringside News

Eddie Guerrero, the wrestling legend, stole the hearts of many with his charisma and the intensity of his wrestling style. The focus often falls on Eddie, but behind the scenes a strong woman who bore the weight of his challenging life.

This article will offer an insightful view of Eddie Guerrero’s wife, Vickie Guerrero (55 years old), who was an integral part of his life.

Vickie Guerrero: Wife Of The WWE Star

WWE legend Eddie Guerrero was married to Vickie Guerrero, who met when mutual friends arranged a blind date at a nightclub. The couple soon hit it off and they dated for three years before deciding to tie the knot in April 1990.

Months later, they welcome their eldest daughter, Shaul, born in October the same year. Five years later, in 1995, their had their second daughter, Sherilyn. 

Vickie, who hadn’t been a wrestling fan, began to appreciate and enjoy the sport after Eddie introduced her. This turned out to be her gateway into WWE, where she had an impactful role, making her debut in the ring in 2005 alongside her husband. 

Eddie and Vickie had some marital issues and they separated for two years in 2002. During this period, Eddie had a brief relationship with Tara Mahoney and had a daughter, Kaylie Marie. Eventually, Eddie and Vickie reconciled, with Vickie accepting Kaylie as a part of their family upon their reunion. 

Eddie Guerrero’s Tragic Death

On November 13, 2005, Eddie’s nephew, found him unconscious in his hotel room in Minneapolis. Upon the arrival of emergency medical services at the hotel, the wrestler was pronounced dead.

He was just 38 years old. An autopsy later revealed the cause of death as acute heart failure, attributed to underlying atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. 

Shaul Guerrero: Following In Her Father’s Footsteps 

Shaul Marie (33 years old) has made a career as a professional wrestler, ring announcer, and burlesque performer. In 2010, Guerrero signed a developmental contract with WWE, where she performed under the name Raquel Diaz.

Her wrestling prowess got her crowned as the Queen of FCW in November 2011, a title she held proudly for 119 days until its deactivation. She gave tough competition to her opponents until her departure from the company in April 2014.

In December 2014, Guerrero got engaged to professional wrestler Matt Rehwoldt, who was once known by the ring name Aiden English. They were married on January 3, 2016.

Vickie Guerrero Today

In the wake of her husband’s death, Vickie Guerrero has successfully pursued a career in WWE as an on-screen authority figure. She got engaged to Kris Benson on June 18, 2015, and they married on September 12.

However, their lives took a difficult turn when Vickie’s younger daughter, Sherilyn, accused Benson of sexual assault during a 2020 cruise. Vickie and Benson strongly denied these accusations, supported by Shaul, Vickie’s older daughter, and Chavo Guerrero.

At the same time, Vickie was transitioning her career. After leaving WWE in 2014, she expressed her interest in medical administration and successfully became a certified medical office administrator.

She secured a role in a pharmaceutical company in this field. In 2019, Vickie achieved a Bachelor of Science in healthcare administration from Herzing University, showcasing her determination and accomplishments.

Vickie Guerrero, Eddie Guerrero’s wife, has had a journey steeped in love, loss, recovery, and resilience. To delve deeper into the thrilling lives of celebrities like Eddie Guerrero and others, you can check out the book Celebrity Stories on Blinkist.

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