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All You Need to Know About Dana Lee Burgio: Scott Hall's Ex-Wife

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All You Need to Know About Dana Lee Burgio: Scott Hall's Ex-Wife

Dana Lee Burgio is an American actress, bodybuilder, fitness model, and entrepreneur. She was born in Winter Springs, Florida, and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she currently resides with her family. 

Dana came to recognition in the 1990s as the wife of the famous professional wrestler, Scott Hall. Along with her partner, she also made a name for herself in the bodybuilding and fitness industry, winning several competitions and becoming a well-sought-after fitness model. 

However, as you may know, Dana and Scott's relationship was unstable. They got married and divorced again. Despite the ups and downs of her personal life, she has remained a successful entrepreneur and is highly respected in the fitness and bodybuilding community.

Net Worth 

The net worth of Scott Hall's ex-wife, Dana Lee Burgio is estimated to be over $3 million. Though her career in both acting and wrestling was short-lived and not so prominent, she earned a good sum of money. 

Aside from her acting and wrestling careers, Dana Lee Burgio is also a fitness trainer and has worked as a personal trainer for several celebrities. She is known for her expertise in kickboxing and has also worked as a fitness model.

Dana Lee Burgiio with her late ex-husband, Scott Hall and their daughter, Cassidy Hall
Dana Lee Burgiio with her late ex-husband, Scott Hall and their daughter, Cassidy Hall. (Source: Instagram @cassastrudel)

While on the other hand, her ex-husband, Scott Hall had an estimated net worth of over $3 million. He had a long and successful career in professional wrestling, working for prominent promotions such as the World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). He was known for his in-ring persona as "Razor Ramon" and was a member of the popular wrestling group, the New World Order (nWo).

Early Life And Education

According to Dana Lee Burgio's Facebook account, she was born in Winter Springs, Florida, in the early 1960s. However, she currently resides with her family in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the United States. She also goes by the name Dana Hall. Unfortunately, not much information is available about her parents. She has not discussed her father or mother on her social media platforms or in interviews. 

After completing her basic education, Dana attended Winter Park High School and graduated with good grades. She then went on to pursue a bachelor's degree in the police academy at Seminole State College of Florida.

How Dana Met Scott?

According to Heightline, Dana Lee Burgio first met Scott Hall, her ex-husband and professional wrestler, at a bar in Orlando when she was only 17 years old. However, they lost contact with each other and went on with their lives. It was almost eight years later when they unexpectedly ran into each other at a nightclub in Orlando. Dana had already been married and divorced with twin boys who were five years old at the time.

Dana Lee Burgio with her daughter, Cassidy Hall.
Dana Lee Burgio with her daughter, Cassidy Hall. (Source: Instagram @cassastrudel)

Despite the time and circumstances that had passed, the two quickly reconnected, and their connection was strong enough to start dating. After two years of dating, they moved in together and decided to get married in February 1990 in Winter Park, Florida, where Scott lived and worked for Dusty Rhodes in small towns throughout the Southeast.

According to Dana, there was an undeniable spark between them, which served as the foundation of their relationship. At the beginning of their relationship, things were smooth sailing as they traveled together to Germany and the Caribbean during a two-year stint. They spent a lot of time together and shared many interests, including going to the gym and training, bike rides, and beach trips. It was clear that they had a deep and intense connection that allowed them to build a strong and loving relationship.

Dana And Scott's Wavering Relationship: Ruined By Addiction And Finally Scott's Death 

Once Dana talked about the nature of her relationship with her ex-husband, Scott Hall. According to Dana, as Scott's fame grew, so did his addiction to drugs and alcohol, leading to the breakdown of their marriage and family. Despite their efforts to reconcile, they ultimately divorced in May 1998.

Despite the divorce, the couple still harbored feelings for each other and decided to remarry in March 1999, only to file for an annulment two years later. Despite their official divorce in October of the same year, the couple continued to rekindle their relationship, albeit briefly, before eventually separating for good. Their on-again, off-again relationship was marked by highs and lows, but ultimately, their love was not enough to sustain their marriage.

Over time, Scott Hall's addiction to drugs and alcohol worsened, and despite Dana's efforts to support him, he refused to seek help. His health deteriorated significantly, and he eventually passed away on March 14, 2022, in Marietta, Georgia. Unfortunately, complications arose following hip replacement surgery, leading to his death.

A Look At Dana's Wrestling Career

Dana had a brief career in professional wrestling during the 1990s. She began as a valet, accompanying wrestlers to the ring and often getting involved in their matches. She then transitioned to in-ring competition, wrestling primarily in the independent circuit.

In 1993, Dana signed with World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where she adopted the ring name "Diamond Doll." She was initially paired with wrestler Diamond Dallas Page, who became her on-screen boyfriend and manager. Diamond Doll and Diamond Dallas Page were involved in a storyline feud with wrestler Johnny B. Badd and his valet, who was also called "Diamond Doll."

After her stint in WCW, Dana worked for Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) under the ring name "Asya." In ECW, she was a member of the Dudley Boyz's stable, known as the Dudley family. Asya had a short stint in ECW, leaving the promotion after a few months.

Became The First Woman To Be Named "Miss Iron Maiden"

Did you know that Dana Lee Burgio was the first woman to be named "Miss Iron Maiden"?

In 1990, Dana became the first woman to win the title of "Miss Iron Maiden," from the popular bodybuilding magazine Iron Man. She won the title in the same year she married professional wrestler Scott Hall. She was a competitive bodybuilder in the late 1980s and early 1990s. She competed in several bodybuilding contests and was known for her muscular physique and impressive strength.

Dana Lee Burgio on her daughter's social media.
Dana Lee Burgio on her daughter's social media. (Source: Instagram @cassastrudel)

Moreover, Dana's bodybuilding training regimen was intense and involved a combination of weightlifting, cardiovascular exercise, and strict dieting. She focused on building muscle mass and reducing body fat in order to achieve a defined, muscular physique.

Dana Also Had An Acting Career

Dana Lee Burgio has appeared in several movies and television shows throughout her career. She began her acting career in the late 1980s, with small roles in television shows such as "Hunter," "The Bold and the Beautiful," and "Night Court."

In the early 1990s, Dana had a recurring role on the hit television show "Married... with Children," where she played the character of Crystal. She appeared in seven episodes of the show from 1992 to 1993. In 1993, she appeared in the movie "The Adventures of Ford Fairlane," where she played the character of Zuzu Petals. The movie starred Andrew Dice Clay as a private detective investigating the murder of a rock star.

Dana continued to appear in small roles in movies and television shows throughout the 1990s and 2000s. Some of her other notable roles include appearances in "Melrose Place," "Silk Stalkings," and "JAG." She also had a role in the 2003 movie "A Man Apart," starring Vin Diesel.


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