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Facts of Damaris Sanders

Full NameDamaris Sanders
First NameDamaris
Last NameSanders
ProfessionCelebrity Husband
Birth CountryUnited States
Father ProfessionArmy
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseAdeline Gray
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Married DateJuly,2017

Damaris Sanders is famous as a celebrity spouse of a World wrestling champion, Adeline Gray

She has the record of winning five world champions back to back since Tricia Saunders in 1999 and is the first American wrestler to win five world titles to date. 

Damaris is black. He is a captain in U.S Army and is currently stationed in Savannah, Georgia. His father was in Army as well.

Damaris Sanders with her wife Adeline Gray.
Damaris Sanders with her wife Adeline Gray. Source: Instagram

Married life 

Damaris and Adeline exchanged their wedding vows in July 2017. They made their love a success despite being in a distance relationship for several years. 

Their wedding took place in Chatfield State Park in the presence of friends, families, and close ones.

Damaris Sanders with her bride Adeline Gray on their big day.
Damaris Sanders with her bride Adeline Gray on their big day. Source: Instagram

How did he meet his future wife?

He met his future wife through mutual friend. One of Adeline’s friends was dating his military friend. 

One evening his military friend called him, and he was there being a third wheel on one of their dates where they recommended him to meet Adeline. 

He found it quite interesting as he had little exposure to wrestling. They hung out and had a great time together. 

The following day she had to leave to go to Vegas for the Nationals, but they continued texting each other until they got to see each other again.

After she came from the Nationals, they reacquainted themselves and went on a quick date to assure they still knew each other. 

On their second date, Adeline invited him to her playoff match and her parents were also there, which was more interesting to Damaris than their first date.

A wedding proposal

Damaris had made a plan to propose Adeline in Brazil after she wins the 2016 Olympics, as everyone had predicted her win. 

But unfortunately, she missed it. Since Damaris did not have any backup plan, he ended up proposing to her where he was stationed at. 

At the time, he was stationed at Louisiana Fort Polk. They spent a weekend in the cabin where one day, during an evening walk, he popped out the question at the side of the big lake of Louisiana Fort Polk.

Both of them understands each other’s goal

Understanding each other’s goals and respecting them is beneficial for a healthy and stable relationship is what we get to learn seeing Damaris and Adeline

Both of them are every time traveling around the world for training, due to which they do not get enough time to spend quality time together, but still, their level of understanding is high. 

Throughout the years, they have been uplifting each other by supporting each other careers. 

As a support system, Damaris helps Adeline get through a hard time, assuring her that her loved ones are forever with her regardless of wins or losses.

Damaris Sanders with her wife Adeline Gray at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station during his promotion.
Damaris Sanders with her wife Adeline Gray at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station during his promotion. Source: Instagram

Dream of motherhood

Damaris and Adeline share no kids to date. Like every woman, Adeline has a dream of becoming a mother, but she has been juggling with her demanding career. 

According to Adeline, she had planned to become a mom at the time, but due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the plan went in vain. 

She had to switch her plan from becoming a mother to training for another entire year after the Summer 2020 Olympics in Tokyo got postponed. 

At some point, she thought of giving up her career, but it was her husband Damaris who has been keeping her passion in sports alive by encouraging her. 

After the final match in the summer, she will be trying to have a baby bump instead of abs.

What is it like to be a mixed-race couple?

Despite having a great relationship with one another, the couple still had to go through several rocky moments in their life because of being a mixed-race couple. 

But Adeline is positive about being a mom to her mixed-race children. According to Adeline, being a mother to her mixed-race children will help in the long run. 

It helps her children to know that they will have a better mom since she knows what it is like growing up as a young black male. She says she has a better perspective of it now.

Net Worth

The net worth of Damaris is not known. The estimated salary for the U.S. army captain starts with a basic pay salary of $4,383 with an increment of up to $7,131 per month after serving for over 14 years. 

As of now, we have an estimated net worth of Adeline.

Net Worth Source
$1- $5 millionWrestler


  1. His age is under review.
  2. Adeline was born on January 15, 1991. She is currently 30 years old.

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Updated On Sun Jul 25 2021 Published On Sun Jul 25 2021 By shaumya

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