A lot of people on the Internet are curious to find out if professional wrestlers Nia Jax and Tamina Snuka are related to each other. People are also wondering, “Is Nia Jax related to the Rock?” Find out more about the famous family of Nia Jax and Tamina Snuka, and their exact relationship to each other, right here.
Who Is Nia Jax?
Savelina Fanene, famously known as Nia Jax, is a plus-size model as well as a professional wrestler. She is signed to WWE and performs under the ring name Nia Jax.
In early 2014, Jax started her career at WWE with NXT, the organization’s developmental brand. She is a former WWE Raw Women’s Champion, winning her first career title at Wrestlemania 34 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jax’s parents are Joseph and Renate Fanene and she’s also the cousin of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Tamina Snuka Is Also a Professional Wrestler
Tamina Snuka hails from a family of a professional wrestlers. Snuka’s father is the Hall of Famer Jimmy Snuka. She is also a wrestler and an actress, who is signed to WWE under the ring name Tamina.
She started her career in professional wrestling after she was given the first Lia Maivia Scholarship to train at the Wild Samoan Training Center in Minneola, Florida. Snuka’s brother James is a professional wrestler, too. He’s known for his ring names Deuce and Sim Snuka.
Are Nia Jax and Tamina Snuka Related to Each Other?
Besides their profession, Nia Jax and Tamina Snuka have one thing in common. They both are somehow related to the family of professional wrestlers, the Anoa’i family.
Jax and Snuka are not related to each other by blood, but both are considered part of the Anoa’i family dynasty. The late Jimmy Snuka was not related to the family by blood but through his marriage to a relative of the family.
Jax is a part of the Anoa’i family because of their “blood brother” relationship with the legendary High Chief Peter Maivia. Maivia’s daughter, Ata Maivia-Johnson, is Jax’s aunt. Hence, Jax and Snuka are not related to each other by blood.
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