Renee Paquette Biography

Renee Paquette, a Canadian sports broadcaster, is widely known for her role as the host and backstage interviewer for WWE’s SmackDown and Raw brands. With a background in improvisational comedy and experience as a sportscaster for ‘The Score,’ Paquette brings exceptional presenting and interviewing skills to the wrestling world. Not only is she recognized as the wife of wrestler Jonathan Good, also known as Dean Ambrose, but millions of viewers are captivated by her hosting abilities on both television and live shows. Despite her childhood encounters with WWE stars like Stone Cold Steve Austin and Trish Stratus, Paquette found her own unique path to the wrestling ring. Currently residing in the USA with her family, this talented broadcaster continues to leave a lasting impression on the world of sports entertainment.

Quick Facts

  • Name: Renee Jane Paquette
  • Age: 38 years
  • Gender: Female
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Occupation: Sports Commentator
  • Spouse/Ex-Spouse: Dean Ambrose
  • Height: 5’5″ (165 cm)
  • Ancestry: Canadian American
  • City: Toronto, Canada


During 2008 and 2009, Renee Paquette presented BiteTV’s ‘Rippin’ It-N-Lippin’ It.’ After this, she joined The Score Television Network for the show called ‘Right After Wrestling’ (renamed as Aftermath) where she appeared alongside Mauro Ranallo, Arda Ocal and former WWE referee Jimmy Korderas. In October 2012, she signed with WWE, choosing the ring name Renee Young. On 29 March 2013, Paquette made her on-screen debut when she interviewed Big Show, Randy Orton, and Sheamus. After this, she started co-hosting World Tour segments and then went on to be promoted as a main presenter on ‘JBL and Cole Show’ until its cancellation in June 2015. In September 2013, she made her debut as a commentator on NXT. From July 2014 to January 2015, the Canadian sports broadcaster served as a color commentator for WWE Superstars. In April 2015, she began hosting her own show ‘Unfiltered with Renee Young’. In June that year, she served as the co-host of the professional wrestling reality TV series ‘Tough Enough’ for the show’s sixth season.

Other Works

Renee Paquette has done commercials for Oxy and Noxzema. In 2005, she made a cameo appearance in Kelly Clarkson’s music video for the song “Behind These Hazel Eyes”. In 2016, she became one of the main cast members in the reality TV series ‘Total Divas.’ Since December 2016, she has also hosted the podcast ‘Regular Girls with Stacy McGunnigle’. Talking about her awards and honors, Paquette won the Slammy Award in 2013 under the category ‘Favorite Web Show of the Year’ for ‘The JBL and Cole Show,’ shared with her co-hosts with Michael Cole and John “Bradshaw” Layfield.

Personal Life

Renee Paquette was born on September 19, 1985 in Toronto, Canada. In 2013, she started dating Jonathan Good aka Dean Ambrose. The couple got married in 2017. Currently, they reside in Las Vegas, Nevada. As for now, Paquette is also active on social media websites, such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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