It has been exactly fifteen years to the day that Ashley Massaro was declared the winner of the WWE’s 2005 RAW Diva Search.
It was on August 15, 2005, that Ashley Massaro was voted by the fans to be the winner of the WWE’s 2005 RAW Diva Search. Also winning $250,000.00 in the process, Massaro was overcome with emotion following the big victory.
Massaro went on to have a memorable run with WWE. In 2007, she featured on the cover of Playboy Magazine and went on to challenge Melina for the WWE Women’s Championship at Wrestlemania 23. She also competed in notable matches at the Royal Rumble 2006 event and the Wrestlemania 24 event.
On May 16, 2019, Massaro sadly passed away at the age of 39 as a result of suicide. Her legacy still lives on in the world of professional wrestling and she is remembered fondly by both fans and fellow wrestlers.
Take a look back at the moment Massaro was crowned winner of the 2005 WWE Diva Search in the video below.