Her real name is Catherine Joy Perry. Since her childhood, she desired to become a ballet dancer like her mother. Her professional career has passed several stages as she started off as a dancer and then turned into a model which later followed with acting and music. As a dancer, she has worked as a backup dancer for legendary artists like Usher, Akon and Pink. She began her acting career in 2008 and after which she was seen acting in some films and some noted television series like Big Time Beach party, Pitch Perfect 2, I.C.I.R.U.S., The Game and Banshee.
She enjoyed great success in whatever field she tried her hands on. In 2013, she was contracted by WWE to join the ‘NXT’. She chose ‘Lana’ to be her ring name and made her wrestling debut by serving as a scouting wrestler of Alexander Rusev. She made her professional wrestling debut bt participating in Wrestle Mania 32 in 2016.
She also appears in WWE video game. She appears in WWE 2K15, WWE2K16 and WWE2K17. In 2-15, she was roped in to appear in Total Divas. In the sixth season of Total Divas in 2016, she is one of the leading cast members.