Roman Reigns, Biography. profile Info, Match Listing, Awards, Lifestyle
Roman Reigns, whose real name is Leati Joseph Anoa’i, is a professional wrestler from the United States. He was born on May 25, 1985, in Pensacola, Florida. Reigns comes from a prominent wrestling family, as he is a member of the Anoa’i family, which includes several well-known wrestlers, such as his father Sika Anoa’i and his cousins Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Yokozuna.
Roman Reigns began his athletic career in football, playing college football for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. After college, he briefly played professional football in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings and the Jacksonville Jaguars. However his football career was cut short due to injuries, and he decided to pursue a career in professional wrestling.
Reigns signed with WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) in 2010 and have assigned to their developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). In 2012, he made his main roster debut as a member of The Shield, alongside Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins. The Shield quickly became one of the most dominant factions in WWE, and Reigns gained significant popularity as a powerful and charismatic performer.
In 2015, Reigns won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship for the first time, solidifying his status as a top star in the company. Throughout his career, Reigns has had numerous championship reigns and memorable feuds with notable wrestlers such as Brock Lesnar, John Cena, and The Undertaker.
Real Name: Leati Joseph Anoa’i Ring Name: Roman Reigns Date of Birth: May 25, 1985 Place of Birth: Pensacola, Florida, United States Height: 6 feet 3 inches (191 cm) Weight: 265 pounds (120 kg) Finisher Move: Spear Nicknames: The Big Dog, The Tribal Chief
Here are some notable matches in Roman Reigns’ career:
- Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar – WrestleMania 31 (2015)
- Roman Reigns vs. The Undertaker – WrestleMania 33 (2017)
- Roman Reigns vs. John Cena – No Mercy (2017)
- Roman Reigns vs. Daniel Bryan – Fastlane (2015)
- Roman Reigns vs. AJ Styles – Payback (2016)
- Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins – Money in the Bank (2016)
- Roman Reigns vs. Triple H – WrestleMania 32 (2016)
Roman Reigns has achieved several accolades throughout his career. Here are some of his notable awards:
- WWE World Heavyweight Championship (4 times)
- Universal Championship (2 times)
- Royal Rumble winner (2015)
- Slammy Award for Superstar of the Year (2014, 2015)
- ESPY Award for Best WWE Moment (2019)
- PWI Wrestler of the Year (2020)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated ranked him No. 1 in the PWI 500 (2020)
Outside of wrestling, Roman Reigns maintains a private personal life. He is married to Galina Becker, and the couple has five children together. Reigns has also been involved in charity work, supporting various causes and organizations, including cancer awareness campaigns. In 2018, he revealed that he had been battling leukemia for over a decade but went into remission in 2019, leading to a triumphant return to WWE. Roman Reigns is known for his dedication to fitness and has a strong presence on social media platforms, where he interacts with his fans and shares.Sports