In the WWE Universe, Roman Reigns has been legendary. He defeated Brock Lesnar to win the 2018 Universal Championship. Reigns is also a divisive personality, with spectators disliking him. Most people refer to him as a stealthy badass. He has kept his private life and connections a closely guarded secret.
Reigns are on his way to being the most divisive wrestler in WWE history, which is remarkable given that he has only been on the big stage for a few years. John Cena had long held the belt.
Today, we’ve produced a list of ten unknown facts about Roman Reigns.
Linked with The Rock
He has a connection to The Rock. They are, in fact, brothers, and his wider family includes current WWE tag-team stars The Usos. He received assistance from The Rock at the 2015 Royal Rumble.
Reigns hold the record.
He set a new record by defeating 12 opponents before dropping the 2014 Royal Rumble. During the Royal Rumble, no other fighter has defeated as many individuals as he has.
Joe Anoa’i is his true name
Joe Anoa’i is the man behind WWE’s persona Roman Reigns. For non-wrestling fans, envision him as an artist playing the lead while performing his actions on WWE, the greatest weekly soap opera.
NFL Prior WWE
Joe Anoa’i was a fantastic football player, but his size was not ideal for his position, and he tried hard early in the 2007 NFL Draft. He was recruited by the Minnesota Vikings and finally wound up on Edmonton’s practice squad in the Canadian Football League.
As evidenced in his work for Hobbs and Shaw, he is passionate about family.
He wedded Galina Becker, his Georgia Tech love. He is the father of a daughter and two pairs of twins. Oh, and speaking of family, he appeared in the Rock’s Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs & Shaw movie.
Beginning of Wrestling Career
Being from Florida, Roman Reigns decided to sign with WWE and also being allocated to the territory FCW, a wrestling organization that acted as Roman’s launching pad. He used to go by Leakee and even had a role that was comparable to the Godfather-like persona he has now.
His “selling” is among the greatest in the industry.
When a pro wrestler pitches an opponent’s aggressive maneuver, he is selling it. People may say whatever they want about Reigns, but he strikes the right mix between not “overselling” and making the injury appear believable to the spectator.
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Preference: Iron Man over Batman.
Reigns would rather be Iron Man than Batman if given the chance. Even in the ring, he kicks his opponents and then enjoys them in the same way that Iron Man does.
Triple H admires him.
CM Punk stated that he did not desire Roman Reigns to be a part of The Shield. Triple H, on the other hand, liked Reigns and made sure he was a member of the team, together with Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose.
His estimated net worth in 2022 is around $15 million. According to a recent Wrestling Observer Magazine story, Roman Reigns’ WWE deal pays him up to $5 million per year. We are sure he’ll be in the double digits after his current contract expires because the man is a treasure trove right now.
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