Roman Reigns, a pro wrestler and former American football player, is presently under contract with WWE, where he takes part in matches on the SmackDown franchise.
He is now the WWE Universal Champion and has held the title the longest in his second time being champion. He is also the current WWE Champion, holding the title for the fourth time. People call him the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion because of both these titles. He leads The Bloodline group and is part of the famous Anoa’i wrestling family. Many consider Reigns to be one of the top wrestlers in the world right now.
Early life and career
Roman Reigns was born on May 25, 1985, in Pensacola, Florida. His actual name is Leati Joseph Anoaʻi. He comes from a famous Samoan family with a long wrestling legacy. His dad, Sika, and many other relatives were pro wrestlers too. Reigns went to Pensacola Catholic High School and Escambia High School. Afterward, he studied at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Anoa’ I has mentioned that Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart was his wrestling hero.
Reigns joined WWE in 2010, debuted in 2012 with The Shield, and later became a singles wrestler. He’s won multiple championships, accolades, and holds elimination records. Reigns has headlined recent Wrestlemanias and is positioned as WWE’s top star.
In July 2010, Roman Reigns joined WWE and started in their Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). His WWE debut was on September 9, 2010, using the name Roman Leakee. He began as a singles wrestler, facing some losses but eventually winning matches. He formed a tag team with Donny Marlow in 2011, and in 2012, he pinned the FCW Heavyweight Champion Leo Kruger, leading to a title feud. He changed his name to Roman Reigns, winning matches and tag titles. After FCW became WWE NXT, he continued as Roman Reigns, winning his debut match on October 31, 2012. He wrestled his final NXT match on December 5, 2012, before moving on.
After Survivor Series, The Shield claimed to fight against injustice and denied working for CM Punk, becoming known as ‘The Hounds of Justice’. They attacked Punk’s rivals, leading to a match at TLC, their official debut which they won. They then feuded with Cena, Ryback, and Sheamus, winning multiple matches. They joined forces with Triple H and The Authority but later broke apart after defeating Evolution at Extreme Rules and Payback. Seth Rollins attacked Reigns and Ambrose, causing The Shield to split.
Roman Reigns beat Brock Lesnar to become the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion. He appeared less often, teaming with The Usos and defending the title against Riddle. He triumphed in a ‘Last Man Standing’ match against Lesnar at SummerSlam. He then defeated Drew McIntyre at Clash at the Castle, helped by a new member, Solo Sikoa. Reigns will face Logan Paul at WWE Crown Jewel. He also intervened in a match involving The Brawling Brutes and Sami Zayn and Solo Sikoa.
Roman Reigns net worth
Roman Reigns has around $20 million in total assets for 2023, and it’s expected to increase by 22% each year. He earns about $1.2 million or more annually, possibly getting additional bonuses. Overall, his total earnings come close to $5 million.
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