An American professional wrestler, commonly going by his ring name Roman Reigns. Leati Joseph Joe Anoa’I was born on May 25 in the year 1985 in Pensacola, Florida. He is also an actor and a former professional football player from which he retired in the year 2008. Currently, he is signed to the WWE as an active wrestling member. Roman Reigns Birthday
Here are some feathers that the Big Dog has managed to collect in his hat:
- Reigns has held the title of winning the World Championship in WWE four times. The WWE championship three times and the Universal Championship once.
- He was ranked to be number one in an annual publishing of Pro Wrestling Illustrated list of top 500 wrestlers, in the year of 2016.
- Reigns also holds to be a one time WWE Tag Team Champion, one time United States Champion and a one time Intercontinental Champion.
- Roman Reigns holds being the 2015 Royal Rumble Winner and the 2014 Superstar of the Year!
- He holds the WWE record for the most number of eliminations (four) which he had in a survivor series match in the year 2013.
Here are some interesting facts about the professional wrestler:
- Reigns’ interest in the field of wrestling seems quite obvious considering that he is already a member of one of the largest professional wrestling families that has ever come into existence. His family comprises of big wrestling names such as Yokozuna, The Rock, The Usos, The Wild Samoans, Peter Maivia, Rosey and Umaga.
- Just like the other professional wrestlers who have had a journey full of struggle, Roman Reigns has also had a tough road to stardom. He had started his wrestling career in Florida Championship Wrestling where he debuted in the September month of the year 2010. He was introduced by the name of Roman Leakee to the audience. Lost this very first match of his career to Richie Steamboat. Reign also went on to suffer certain clinical losses at the hands of Damien Sandow and Adam Rose. While he was still in the process of learning the craft of wrestling.
- Roman Reigns portrayed a villainous character on NXT. Where he displayed an engaging villainous attitude of a heel and carried off true villain-like antics.
- Reigns had only three matches over television for the NXT prior to his transition into a full fledged member of the Shield. One of the most dominant factions of modern era wrestling.
- Roman Reigns has time and again proved to be deserving of the acclaim he receives for his attributes in the ring. In his debut match for the WWE, he had teamed up with Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins as a part of the Shield and was successful in decimating Team Hell No and Ryback at the TLC 2012. The wrestling feud was full of perfectly carried out hard hitting moves which presented the shield of utmost dominance. The renowned wrestling expert Dave Meltzer reviewed the match and provided it with a whopping 4.5 stars! Reigns was said to have done something extraordinary in his debut that even the biggies like The Undertaker, Shawn Michaels or The Rock could not boast of.
- Reigns was not only a professional footballer in adulthood but was also known for being a dominant and a ruthless football player on the defensive line in his high school and college days. As a matter of fact, he was also rated to be the 80th best football player in Florida. Florida media had also named him the High School Defensive Player of the Year and he was awarded with the second team All State Honors.
- Reigns is married to a fitness model Galina Becker. They were in a romantic relationship since their college days and tied the knot in the year 2014 after getting engaged in the year 2012. They have three children together – one daughter and twin boys.
- Roman Reigns considers Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart as his role model in wrestling. He has gone on record to say that he dreamt of being the kid whom Hitman would give his sunglasses away to, everytime he came out to the crowd.
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