Gabbi Alon Tuft is a transgender woman from California, United States. She is a retired professional wrestler best known for her time with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under the ring name Tyler Reks.
Aside from WWE, Tuft competed in Eastern Championship Wrestling (ECW) and Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). She held the FCW Florida Heavyweight Championship once and the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship twice.
Tuft and her wife and Priscilla Victoria Tuft have one daughter. Here are 13 more things about the former WWE star:
- She was born male in San Francisco, California and was named Gabriel Allan Tuft. (a) (b)
- From the ages 10 to 14, she would sneak into her mother’s closet and try out her clothes while her parents were not home. (a)
- From 1997 to 1999, she attended Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California. From 2000 to 2002, she attended California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California where she studied civil engineering, hydrology and structures. (c)
- In July 2002, she and Priscilla got married. Their first kiss was on their wedding day. (a)
- From June 2003 to June 2007, she worked as an associate engineer at PBS&J in Encinitas, California. (c)
- From January 2007 to February 2008, she was the chief executive officer of Xclusiv Development. (c)
- In December 2007, she signed to a developmental contract. In June 2009, she made her debut in ECW. (c)
- As Tyler Reks, she appeared in “ECW on Sci-Fi” in 2009, “WrestleMania XXVIII” in 2012, “WWE Superstars” from 2009 to 2012, “WWE Raw” and “WWE Smackdown!” from 2010 to 2012 and “WWE NXT” from 2011 to 2012. (c) (d) (e)
- In 2010, she was a member of the Team SmackDown at WWE Bragging Rights. In 2011, she and Curt Hawkins created an animated YouTube series called “MidCard Mafia.” After a few episodes, the show was cancelled and pulled from the internet after complaints from WWE management. In August 2012, she left WWE and started several diverse businesses. (d) (f)
- In June 2014, she and Priscilla founded Body Spartan, a fitness company based in Rohnert Park, Sonoma County. The company has an app to positively transform the body, mind and spirit of men and women through targeted video workouts, nutritional programs and motivational sessions. (g)
- He played Teagan in “Minutes After Midnight” Season 1 episode 1 “Crisis,” which aired on March 1, 2015. (e)
- He wrote and directed “Within,” a documentary about Body Spartan. He and Priscilla appeared in the film, which was released on January 9, 2017. (e)
- At the age of 42, she publicly came out as transgender woman on February 4, 2021. Her wife was beside him when he was interviewed by “Extra” host Billy Bush, which marked her first interview after coming out. (a) (g)