Who is Tyler Reks? Former WWE star changes gender and is now called Gabbi Tuft

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Tyler Reks is now Gabbi Tuft as the former WWE wrestler comes out as a transgender woman

Gabbi Tuft, more commonly known by her in-ring name Tyler Reks, has come out as a transgender woman.

Tyler Reks during his WWE days
Tyler Reks during his WWE days (WWE)

Born Gabriel Allan Tuft, she was assigned male at birth, but has now revealed all about her brave and inspiring journey to becoming a woman.

Reks enjoyed a short stint at WWE from 2010 to 2012. That ended in August 2012 when she parted ways with the promotion to spend more time with her family.

Gabbi Tuft (Tyler Reks) on her Instagram account.
Gabbi Tuft on her Instagram account. (Image Credits: @gabetuft on Instagram)

Reks has a wife, Priscilla, and a daughter, Mia. Her wife has been incredibly supportive of her through this journey.

Gabbi posted a photo with a detailed caption that explained what her journey truly entailed.

Gabbi Tuft, formerly known as Tyler Reks on WWE, came out as a transgender woman. (Image Credits: @gabetuft on Instagram)
Gabbi Tuft, formerly known as Tyler Reks on WWE, came out as a transgender woman. (Image Credits: @gabetuft on Instagram)

Gabbi put up a countdown of the days leading up to her announcement. She posted one photo daily which led up to her announcement on 4th February this year.

Gabbi Tuft, formerly known as Tyler Reks, retired from professional wrestling in 2014

She kept her long hair under wraps until the day of the announcement. Tuft also gave an exclusive interview regarding her reveal to Extra TV, which she posted about in her Instagram stories.

WWE fans would best remember her from her tag team partnership with Curt Hawkins. She quit the promotion in 2012 and also ventured into independent wrestling circuits in 2014 for a while.

Gabbi Tuft, who was known by her ring-name Tyler Reks in WWE, with her wife Priscilla. (Image Credits: @gabetuft on Instagram)
Gabbi Tuft, who was known by her ring-name Tyler Reks in WWE, with her wife Priscilla. (Image Credits: @gabetuft on Instagram)

Her journey is truly marvellous to read about. She event went through an open heart surgery a couple of years earlier.

She retired from professional wrestling in 2014 itself and now works in marketing. Gabbi is also the founder of health and fitness brand Body Spartan.

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