Joanie "Chyna" Laurer


Age: 46

star professional wrestler with the World Wrestling Entertainment who in the 1990's became one of the best known and most popular female professional wrestlers in history and billed herself as the "9th Wonder of the World" because her wrestling predecessor Andre the Giant had already called himself the eighth, who was a member of the wrestling squad that dubbed itself "D-Generation X" and often wrestled against men (at one point she was the WWE women's champion), but who posed for Playboy after leaving the WWE in 2001 and appeared in adult films and on reality TV, including the shows The Surreal Life and Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.

Cause of Death: Accidental drug overdose

Born: December 27, 1969

Died: April 20, 2016

Redondo Beach, California