Roman Reigns Biography

Roman Reigns is an American Actor, Wrestler, and Footballer. Currently, he is signed to WWE where he performs on the smackdown wrestling tournament. He becomes the longest reigning Universal Champion in turn having the sixth-longest world championship reign in the company’s history. His trainers are Afa Anoa’I, Sika Anoa’i, and Steve Keirn.

Early Life

Roman Reigns was born on 25th May 1985 in Pensacola, Florida, United States of America. The names of his parents are Sika Anoa’i and Patricia A. Anoa’i. His brother’s name is Rosey. He is half Samoan and half Italian. Roman went to Pensacola Catholic High School and Escambia High School to complete his high school education. For his further studies, he went to the Georgia Institute of Technology. Over there he earned a major in management.

Roman Reigns Career

Roman Reigns started his career in football as he played in high school and later in college. At college, he was a member of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and played in the All Atlantic Coast Conference. In May 2007 he was signed by Minnesota Vikings through the 2007 NFL Draft. But he was diagnosed with Leukemia and was signed by Jacksonville Jaguars in August 2007. Later on, on 10th November 2008, he was released by Eskimos and retired from football. In 2010 he signed a contract with WWE and was assigned to developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling. He made his television debut on 19th August 2010. From 2010-to 2012 he played matches against Alex Riley, Big E Langston, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Mike Dalton, Jason Jordan, and other teams.

On 18th November 2012, he made his roster television debut on Survivor series pay-per-view.  He competed in various competitions from 2012 to 2014. The competitions were WWE Championship, WWE Tag Team Championship Team Hell No, TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs, Tornado tag team, Royal Rumble, Night of Champions, and many more. From 2014- to 2016 he competed in various matches. He was seen playing against John Cena, Kane, Randy Orton, Rollins, Luke Harper, Reigns, and many more. In 2014 he developed a legitimate incarcerated hernia that required surgery. Next year he entered the 2015 Royal Rumble Match. He played matches against Vince McMahon, AJ Styles Cesaro, Alberto Del Rio, and others. In 2016 he was drafted to Raw brand in 2016 WWE draft.

Television & Movies

Apart from wrestling, he has worked in various TV shows from 2014 to 2018 and the shield also reunited. He played in various matches for WWE and won United States Championship in 2016. Along with that he was seen competing against Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, Samoa Joe, and others. He was seen in TV series like Unfiltered, WWE 24, Countdown, and The Jetsons & WWE: Robo Wrestle Mania. From 2018 to 2020 he was played various matches like the 2018 Royal Rumble Match, The New Day, Wrestle Mania 33, Fastlane, and many more.

In 2019 he was seen in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, WWE Chronicle, Cousins for Life, and Fox’s New Year’s Eve with Steve Harvey. He was also able to recover from leukemia. From 2020 till now he played matches against Jey Uso, Jimmy Uso, Cesaro, Rey Mysterio, and other players. He was also tested positive for covid-19 due to which his matches were postponed. Along with that, he was in the film named The Wrong Missy as Tatted Meathead.

Roman Reigns Biography

Real Name Leati Joseph Anoaʻi
Birth Date 25 May 1985
Age (as of 2022) 36 Years
Birth Place Pensacola, Florida, United States
Nationality American
Profession Wrestler
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Gemini

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 120 kg  –  in Pounds –  265 lbs
Shoe Size 15 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Sika Anoaʻi
Mother Patricia A. Anoa’i
Brother Rosey


School Pensacola Catholic High School, Escambia High School
College Georgia Institute of Technology

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Galina Becker
Children Joelle Anoa’i

Personal Life

Roman met his wife in 2006 when they both were studying at the Georgia Institute of Technology. In 2014 he married his wife named Galina Joelle Becker and is residing in Tampa, Florida. In 2008 their daughter Joelle was born.  Later in 2016, they were blessed with twin boys followed by another set of twins in 2020.

Roman Reigns Net Worth

Roman Reigns has earned a lot through his career in WWE. He is also very popular and has won in several wrestling matches. His salary has been estimated at $2 million per year. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $13 million.


  • Both his father as well as his brother are professional wrestlers.
  • His cousins are Yokozuna, Rikishi, Umaga and other cousins are The Usos and The Rock.
  • He was named Defensive Player of the year by the Pensacola News Journal.
  • Roman signed a contract with Edmonton Eskimos, a Canadian Football League team in 2008.
  • In 2013 he appeared on Total Divas.
  • His ring name is Roman Leakee.
  • He is a five-time world champion in WWE having the WWE World Heavyweight Championship three times.
  • He was part of The Shield along with Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins.
  • The shield began working for Chief operating officer Triple H and The Authority.
  • His feud with Wyatt was ended at the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view event where he defeated him.
  • In 2021 he has a voice role of Ramarilla in Rumble.

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