Quick Facts of Judy Grable

  • Full NameJudy Grable
  • Date of Birth21 August, 1935
  • NicknameThe Barefoot Contessa
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceBremerton, Washington
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionWrestler
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1953-1966
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildAthletic
  • Height5 feet 6 inches
  • Weight137 lbs or 62 Kg
  • EducationGrand Junction High School

Short Description of Judy Grable

Judy Grable, born as Nellya Baughman was a professional wrestler of the United States of America. Judy actively worked during the 1950s and 1960s.

Due to her in-ring performance for wrestling barefoot, she was called “the acrobatic blonde with the educated flying feet” and “The Barefoot Contessa”.

Early Life and Education

Back to her early life, she was born on August 21, 1935, in Bremerton, Washington as Nellya Baughman. She was the youngest of six children and grew up with a sister and four brothers.

She was enrolled in Grand Junction High School, where she used to wrestle. Judy was American nationality of the white ethical background.


Judy started her professional wrestling career with The Fabulous Moolah in her training school located in Columbia, South Carolina and made her in-ring debut in the year 1953. In the 1950s and 1960s, Judy wrestled in the National Wrestling Alliance.

She also has appeared on the popular television show What’s My Line? as a contestant. Grable retired in the late 1960s. Previously, she was the worker at Ringling Brothers Circus as an acrobat for six months.

Personal Life

Spreading some glimpse of light to her personal life, Judy was a married woman. She was married to a serviceman. She has a daughter, who wrestled under a ring name, Debbie Grable. Judy loved fishing, hunting, and sports.

Her sexual orientation was straight. She was honored with Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in 2011 and WWE Hall of Fame 2017.


Mentioning the physical features of Late Judy, she was a lady with an athletic body type with a height of 5 feet 6 inches. Her weight was 137 lbs or 62 Kg. She had blonde hair and brown eyes.

Net Worth

Judy’s net worth is nor known.


The famous American wrestler Judy Grable, aka The Barefoot Contessa breathe her last on May 11, 2008. She was suffering from diabetes, strokes, and Alzheimer’s.

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