Know About Roman Reigns; Wife, Height, Disease, Cousins, Net Worth

Published Date: 26 Feb, 2019 Updated date: 26 Feb, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Everyday people suffering from a chronic disease face many obstacles. However, to overcome those obstacles into strength and bravery is what we learn from Roman Reigns.

American Professional Wrestler, Roman Reigns real name is Leati Joseph “Joe” Anoaʻi. The athlete is one of the top-notch athlete signed with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under its brand RAW. However, his more popular amongst the audiences from his inside ring name.

Roman Reigns Bio & Family

The famous wrestling figure was born on 25 May 1985 in Pensacola, Florida and inherits half half-Samoan and half-Italian descent. He is mostly acknowledged as the son retired wrestler Leati Sika Anoa’i and mother, Patricia A. Anoa’i; a housewife. His late elder brother, Matthew Tapunu’u Anoa’i was also a wrestler famous from his in-ring name Rosey. Matthew lost the battle with life from heart failure on 17 April 2017.

Roman stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.98 m) and weighs around 120 kg.

Career & Net Worth

The wresting prodigy has a net worth of $12 million; all thanks to his elite WWE career. He is also one of the highest earning WWE athletes who takes almost seven figures salary from the company. Talking about his early start, he signed his WWE contract in 2010 and debut in a match with Richie Steamboat on 9 September 2010 where he lost.

In between 2012-2014, he became part of the most dominating trio named The Shield including Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins. Two years apart, the inevitable combo fall part and Roman started to compete in all matches by himself.

His career highlights were winning the 2015 WWE pay per view, Royal Rumble and fighting Brock Lesnar in Wrestlemania, the same following year. With his roaring paycheck, he purchased a luxury home worth $0.9 million in 2015. His brand value went soaring high after defeating The Undertaker in Wrestlemania 33 in 2017.

Roman Fighting 11 Year Old Disease & Recent Development

On 22 October 2018, Roman announced battling with a disease named leukemia. Not only that, the illness came back again after Roman fought it privately for the past 11 years.

Due to which he relinquished his WWE title and for the match against Braun Stroman and Brock Lesnar at the 2018 Crown Jewel. Nevertheless, Roman recently returned to WWE to talk about his health progress.

Roman Reigns addresses about Leukemia and remission at Raw on 25 February 2019 (Video: YouTube)

The WWE nation and the fans are exceptionally thrilled to know about his health progress.

Roman & His Then-Wife Welcomes First Baby Before Nuptials

Apart from his ups and downs, the wrestler has a lovely wife, Galina Becker as his support system. Surprisingly, the pair already had a daughter named Joelle born on 14 April 2008 before their engagement and marriage.

Almost four years apart of the baby’s arrival, they got engaged on 26 February 2012. Subsequently, two years later, they exchanged wedding vows on 6 December 2014 in the private Island of Bahamas.


Roman Reigns with wife, Galina, and daughter, Joelle at their wedding on 6 December 2014 (Picture: Pinterest)

The pair further expanded the family upon welcoming twin boys in 2016. Likewise, Roman confirmed the news of the baby arrival during his 2017 interview for Boomer and Carton.

Some Interesting Facts About Roman Reigns

  • Besides him, his other cousins who are and were into wrestling are Yokozuna, Rikishi, Umaga and The Tonga Kid. Similarly, his first cousins are The Usos, Nia Jaxx and the Hollywood superstar, The Rock.
  • His famous catchphrases are ‘Believe that’ and ‘This is my yard.’
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