Joe Anoa’i aka “Roman Reigns” is a professional wrestler from American. He is also an actor and an ex gridiron football player. He is famous for being a skilled wrestler and also for being a part of the Anoaʻi family. His real name is Leati Joseph but known widely because of his ring name Roman. He joined the WWE and is now a part of the SmackDown brand. He gained recognition for appearing in Monday Night Raw.
Childhood, family and early life
Roman Reigns was born on 25th May 1985 in Florida. His parents are Sika and Patricia A. Anoaʻi. Interestingly all his family has been into wrestling because of which he also got the passion for this sport. His father was also a professional wrestler during his youth while his younger brother Matthew Anoaʻi also tried his luck in wrestling and is known by the ring name Rosey. He also has a half sister. Roman also had a lot of interest in football and played it during his college and university days. He finally decided to retire from the profession of football and started training heavily for the wrestling as his brother was already an expert he gained some valuable tips from him.
Roman officially joined the WWE in 2010 after retiring from his football profession. He has won the title of WWE World Heavyweight Championship three times in a row while he also won United States Championship. He was known as the face of WWE in 2014 and you could see him everywhere. Because of this, he got a lot of criticism and many thought he is overrated. Despite this criticism, he continued to work hard and kept grabbing a lot of achievements. He has a good fan following and also got good viewership ratings when he starred in some television shows.
Height, age, mentor and controversies
He is 34 years old currently while his height is 6 feet and 3 inches. He got his training from his brother and father so they were his mentors till he got a successful break-in WWE. There was a lot of buzz in the media as Roman was involved in a drug possession case. He is known to consume drugs and is often seen fighting in public when he is heavily drunk. He was fined many times but these controversies surrounding him kept growing. He has always suspended from WWE for 30 days because of his never-ending scandals.
Wife and other relationships
Roman is currently married to Galina Becker who is a fitness model. She has modeled for sports illustrated magazine as well. They both met at an after-party of the WWE championship and started dating each other. After few years of dating, they got married in 2014. They held a destination wedding at Bahamas which was attended by their family and close friends. The couple is blessed with 2 twin sons and one daughter. He loves to spend time with his children whenever he has some free time. They travel to many places together and enjoy exotic holidays. He was linked to other ladies but is now going strong with his wife.
Death of his brother
Unfortunately, Roman’s brother Rosey died in 2017. It was an extremely sad time for the family and especially Roman as he wasn’t only his brother but also his mentor. He went into depression for a while but came out strong after these hard times.
The net worth of Roman is estimated to be $ 4.3 million. He earns quite well yearly from his acting profession as well. He likes to spend heavily on his family and new cars.