Becky Lynch Explains Why She Decided To Become An American Citizen

Becky Lynch talks decision to become a US citizen.

Following the March 18th episode of WWE Raw, Becky Lynch announced that she was officially an American citizen. Becky is a native of Limerick, Ireland, but traveled to the US in 2013 when she signed with NXT.

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Speaking to TMZ, Becky explained her decision to gain US citizenship.

"Well, look, I've always, I come to America; I came to New York when I was six years old. My mom brought me here and I was amazed by this place, right? It always, to me, felt like the land of opportunity. Like, if I got over there, here, I could be whoever I wanted to be. and it has given me a life well beyond my three years. The ability to chase my career like I have, to succeed in my career like I have and then to have my amazing family. My husband is American, now I have an American daughter and I'm so proud of my Irish heritage and to marry that with the life that this country has afforded me, I feel very privileged," she said.

Lynch made the announcement that she was a US citizen one day after visiting the White House.

Fans can find Lynch's comments on visiting the White House by clicking here.

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