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The Bella Twins        

Stars of E! Network's "Total Divas"

The twins are a professional wrestling tag team under the ring names Brie Bella and Nikki Bella respectively, collectively referred to as The Bella Twins. They work for WWE on the Raw brand.

Before being promoted to the main WWE roster, The Bella Twins wrestled with Florida Championship Wrestling, where they were trained by Tom Prichard, and mainly competed in tag team competition. Brie made her debut on SmackDown in August 2008; she debuted first, and as part of her in-ring persona, would disappear under the ring during matches, emerging revived. Eventually, however, it was discovered she was switching places with her twin, Nikki, under the ring in order to gain an advantage.

They then competed in tag team matches. Beginning in November 2008, an angle was written in which The Bella Twins developed an on-screen relationship with The Colóns (Carlito and Primo). They were later involved in storyline romances with John Morrison and The Miz in early 2009 and Daniel Bryan in 2010.

In April 2011, Brie won the WWE Divas Championship and Nikki won it a year later in April 2012. Shortly afterward, they departed WWE, but returned in March 2013.

Brianna and Nicole Garcia-Colace were raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, and are of Mexican and Italian descent.

They played soccer up until college, when they started modeling, acting, and doing promotional work.They made their first national TV appearance on the Fox reality show Meet My Folks.

Following this appearance, the Garcia twins were hired to be the World Cup Twins for Budweiser and were photographed holding the World Cup trophy.

They then participated in the 2006 "International Body Doubles twins search".

They participated in the 2006 WWE Diva Search but did not make the cut

hey were signed to developmental contracts by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in June 2007 and assigned to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), WWE's developmental territory, in Tampa, Florida.

On September 15, 2007 the twins debuted in FCW, dubbed The Bella Twins, by defeating Nattie Neidhart and Krissy Vaine with Victoria Crawford as the special guest referee.

The duo quickly started a scripted rivalry with Neidhart and Crawford, and had a series of matches against them throughout October 2007. As a part of their on-screen personas, they switched places behind the referee's back if one of them was hurt.

They also occasionally competed in mixed tag team matches, teaming with male wrestlers including Kofi Kingston and Robert Anthony. They also made some non-wrestling appearances on Heath Miller's "Happy Hour" promo segment.

Starting in December 2007, they began managing Derrick Linkin, but this storyline was cut short when Linkin was released in January 2008. They then resumed their feud with Neidhart and Crawford, wrestling them throughout much of 2008.

After Neidhart was called up to the WWE roster in April 2008, however, Milena Roucka took her place in the feud.

They also competed in bikini contests, and wrestled against other competitors including Katie Lea Burchill and Daisy. Their last FCW appearance was on September 2, when they competed in a Divas Battle Royal won by Miss Angela

On the August 29, 2008 episode of SmackDown, Brianna debuted as Brie Bella and defeated Victoria.

She quickly began a scripted rivalry with Victoria and Victoria's accomplice, Nattie Neidhart, who was now using the ring name Natalya, and had a series of matches against them.

In each match Brie would roll out of the ring and go underneath it, emerging and appearing revived, and then win the match.

On the October 31 episode when Brie went under the ring Victoria grabbed her legs, but a second pair of legs kicked her off, implying that a second person was under the ring.

The following week on SmackDown, Brie picked up a win against Victoria and then ran under the ring to escape Natalya and Victoria, but Victoria and Natalya both reached for Brie under the ring, resulting in both Nicole and Brie being pulled out. The twins then attacked them and celebrated afterward.

Nicole was then introduced as Nikki. The twins had their first official match as a team on the November 21 episode of SmackDown, defeating Victoria and Natalya.

They continued competing in tag team matches for the next few months.

Two dark-haired Caucasian female identical twins are standing in a wrestling ring with red ropes, facing in opposite directions. They are both wearing dresses in the fashion of 'Santa Claus', although one is red and one is green.

The Bella Twins in a Santa's Little Helper match in December 2009. Starting in November, they developed an on-screen relationship with The Colóns (Carlito and Primo), appearing in numerous backstage segments with them, and accompanying them to the ring.

On the February 13, 2009 episode of SmackDown, John Morrison and The Miz flirted with the Bellas backstage. As Morrison and The Miz were scheduled to have a match against Carlito and Primo that night, a stipulation was added that the winning team would win a date with the Bellas on Valentine's Day.

During their date, Primo and Carlito were disguised as waiters and tried to sabotage the date, resulting in the Bellas getting angry with the two.

The date provoked a rivalry between the teams of The Miz and Morrison and Primo and Carlito, with them competing for the affection of The Bella Twins, who were seemingly unable to choose between them.On the March 17 episode of ECW, Carlito and Primo, accidentally spat apples in the face of Brie, which was originally aimed at Morrison and The Miz.

Nikki started to laugh at Brie's misfortune, and a fight broke out between the two of them, which led to Nikki leaving with The Miz and Morrison, while Brie stayed with Primo and Carlito.

Brie won her first match over Nikki in a six-person intergender tag team match on the March 27 episode of SmackDown.

In their first singles match, on the March 31 episode of ECW, Nikki pinned Brie after Morrison and The Miz caused a distraction.

On April 15, 2009, The Bella Twins were both drafted to the Raw brand as part of the 2009 Supplemental Draft.On the April 27 episode of Raw, Brie made her Raw in-ring debut in an eight-Diva tag team match, which her team won. Nikki also made an appearance, reuniting with her twin, as she was under the ring to help out Brie during her match.

Nikki then made her official in-ring debut on the May 18 episode of Raw in a battle royal but was eliminated by Beth Phoenix.

On June 29, 2009, they were both traded to the ECW brand.

They debuted on ECW on June 30, 2009 on The Abraham Washington Show, as the special guests.

The following Tuesday on ECW Nikki defeated Katie Lea Burchill by switching places with Brie behind the referee's back.

The following week on WWE Superstars Brie also defeated Burchill after a similar switch.

The Bella Twins were then featured on September 10 episode of Superstars, when Nikki defeated Burchill.

On October 12, 2009, the Bellas were sent back to Raw as part of a tri-branded divas trade, where they predominately appeared in backstage segments with the weekly guest stars and occasionally competed in matches.

On the January 4, 2010, episode of Raw, Brie participated in the tournament to determine the new Divas Champion tournament match, but lost to Maryse in the first round. During the match, the twins switched places behind the referee's back so it was Nikki who was pinned.

In June 2010, they developed a feud with Jillian Hall, when Brie defeated her after switching with Nikki.

The following week, Nikki defeated Hall after switching with Brie.

On the July 8 episode of Superstars, the Bellas acted as the special guest referees during a mixed tag team match with Primo and Hall facing Yoshi Tatsu and Gail Kim. During the match, Hall attacked both twins, but lost the match when Kim pinned her and Nikki made a fast count.

On the next episode of Superstars, the twins defeated Hall and Maryse in a tag team match.

On August 31, The Bella Twins announced they would be part of season three of NXT, mentoring Jamie.

Jamie was the first rookie eliminated on the October 5 episode of NXT.

On the November 22 episode of Raw, Brie ran out to accompany Daniel Bryan to his match against Ted DiBiase who had Maryse in his corner.

Following Bryan's win, Nikki ran out and the two fought over Bryan's affection only to have Bryan break it up and have both of them hug each other.

They began to manage Bryan, frequently accompanying him to the ring.

On the January 24, 2011 episode of Raw, both Bellas turned heel when they discovered Bryan kissing Gail Kim backstage and then assaulted Kim.

On January 30 at the Royal Rumble they once again assaulted Kim, and again the following night on Raw.

On the February 7 episode of Raw, they competed in their first match as heels, teaming with Melina in a losing effort to WWE Divas Champion Eve Torres, Tamina and Kim.

On May 1, 2012, the twins appeared at their first independent wrestling show in Newburgh, New York at Northeast Wrestling.

They later appeared for CTWE Pro Wrestling at the Season Beatings pay-per-view on December 15, each accompanying a different wrestler to the ring

The Bella Twins returned to WWE on the March 11, 2013 episode of Raw, in a backstage segment with Team Rhodes Scholars (Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow).

On the March 15 episode of SmackDown, The Bella Twins attacked The Funkadactyls (Cameron and Naomi), and the following week interfered in matches between Team Rhodes Scholars and Brodus Clay and Tensai, but they were attacked by Cameron and Naomi.

The Bella Twins made their in-ring return facing and defeating The Funkadactyls on the March 27 episode of WWE Main Event following interference from Rhodes, and also defeated them on Raw.

The Bella Twins were scheduled to participate in an eight-person tag team match with Team Rhodes Scholars against Clay, Tensai and The Funkadactyls at WrestleMania 29, but the match was cancelled due to time restraints.

They continued to feud with The Funkadactyles, defeating them in standard and six-Diva tag team matches.

In June 2013, Nikki suffered a fractured tibia.

Nikki and Brie made a guest appearance on the MTV series Ridiculousness in October 2012.

In May 2013, The Bella Twins made an appearance in the new show on WWE's YouTube channel hosted by John Layfield and Michael Cole called The JBL & Cole Show, advertising referee John Cone's "Doughnut King".

Nikki appeared at the Miss USA 2013 pageant as one of the celebrity judges.

Nikki and Brie will be co-staring in the 2013 independent film Confessions of a Womanizer.

The twins are part of the main cast for the reality television show Total Divas, which aired in July 2013.

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