Sarah Jade: The Pole Dancer Who Married a WWE Star
Sarah Jade is a professional pole dancer and entrepreneur who rose to fame as the ex-wife of Dave Bautista, a former WWE wrestler and Hollywood actor. She is also the founder and owner of Buttercup Pole Dance, a pole and aerial dance studio in Tampa, Florida. In this article, we will explore her life, career, and relationship with Bautista.
Who is Sarah Jade?
Sarah Jade was born on December 12, 1987, in Tampa, Florida. She graduated cum laude from the University of South Florida with a degree in sociology in 2011. She discovered pole dancing when she was 18 years old, after watching YouTube videos of famous dancers like Alethea Austin and Karol Helms. She started practicing on her own and later trained under Zoraya Judd and Jamilla Deville, renowned aerial performers.
She began competing in pole dancing events and won several awards, such as the Most Athletic title at the Florida Pole Fitness Championship (Pro Division) in 2012 and 2013, and the Miss Pole Dance America title in 2016. She also performed at various shows and projects, such as Ink-N-Iron Showcase of the Stars, Dance Filthy, Nude Nite Aerialist, Vertical Desires, Pole Show LA, Florida Pole & Aerial Arts Showcase, and Pole for a Purpose.
She is also a brand ambassador for Bad Kitty, a popular pole dance clothing company in the US. She endorses other brands like Grata Designs and Nightshade Designs, which specialize in pole dancing shoes and accessories.
How did she meet Dave Bautista?
Sarah Jade met Dave Bautista in 2014, when he attended one of her pole dancing classes at Buttercup Pole Dance. Bautista was impressed by her skills and personality, and they started dating soon after. Bautista is 19 years older than Jade and has been married twice before. He has two daughters from his first marriage and two grandchildren.
Bautista proposed to Jade in November 2014, and they got married on October 7, 2015, at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida. The wedding was attended by several WWE stars, such as William Regal, Chris Jericho, and MVP. Jade wore a white lace gown with a long train, while Bautista wore a gray suit with a purple tie.
The couple seemed happy and supportive of each other’s careers. Jade often accompanied Bautista to his movie premieres and red carpet events, while Bautista praised her talent and beauty on social media. However, their marriage did not last long. They announced their separation in early 2019 and finalized their divorce later that year. The reason for their split is not clear, but some sources suggest that they grew apart due to their busy schedules and different lifestyles.
What is she doing now?
Sarah Jade is still active as a pole dancer and instructor. She runs her studio Buttercup Pole Dance, which offers classes for all levels of pole dancing, as well as aerial silks, aerial hoop (lyra), and aerial sling. She also hosts workshops and events for pole dancers and enthusiasts. She has over 100k followers on Instagram, where she posts photos and videos of her performances and routines.
She has not been linked to anyone romantically since her divorce from Bautista. She seems to be focused on her career and personal growth. She often shares motivational quotes and messages on her social media accounts.
Sarah Jade is an inspiring woman who has achieved success in her field of passion. She is also a strong and independent person who has overcome the challenges of being married to a celebrity. She is a role model for many aspiring pole dancers and entrepreneurs.