Thea Megan Trinidad Büdgen, of Puerto Rican heritage, is a professional wrestler and actress hailing from the United States. She is presently under contract with WWE and is a part of the SmackDown roster, where she goes by the ring name Zelina Vega. She’s also affiliated with Legado Del Fantasma and the Latino World Order. Notably, Vega has held the title of WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion in the past and secured victory in the 2021 Queen’s Crown tournament.
One of her remarkable achievements is being one of only four women to have captured women’s world tag team championships in both WWE and Impact Wrestling, a feat shared with Cassie Lee, Jessie McKay, and Chelsea Green.
Aside from her career, Zelina Vega is married to Dutch professional wrestler Tom Budgen, who is also recognized by his ring name Malakai Black. Let’s explore further details about Zelina Vega’s husband, Tom Budgen, in this article, delving deeper into his background and career.
Inside Zelina And Her Husband Tom Budgen’s Relationship
In 2018, Zelina Vega and Malakai Dark became husband and wife. Surrounded by their loved ones, Zelina Vega and Malakai Dark exchanged vows in a lavish ceremony, marking the beginning of a new chapter in their journey together.
Their connection dates back to their time in NXT, although the exact date of their first meeting remains a mystery. However, it became evident that they were romantically involved when they were first seen together on screen in 2018, the same year they exchanged their wedding vows.
In 2017, he made his debut in WWE’s NXT, where he captured the NXT Championship and secured a victory in the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. He later transitioned to the RAW brand and subsequently moved to the SmackDown brand. However, his appearances on the SmackDown brand were sporadic, and he was eventually released from WWE in 2021. Shortly after his WWE departure, he joined AEW.