Facts About Bobby Lashley
|46 Years Old
|Franklin Roberto Lashley
|Place Of Birth
|Junction City, Kansas, U.S.
|6 feet 3 inches
|Junction City High School
|Source of Wealth
|College / University
|Missouri Valley College
|Bachelor’s Degree in Human-Service agency Management and Recreation Administration
Bobby Lashley is an American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist who currently signed to WWE, under the Raw brand. He is a two-time ECW World Champion and one-time United States Champion. Apart from that, He held TNA/Impact World Championship title four times and was also a one-time X Division Champion. To know more about him, you can read the below article.
What is Bobby Lashley famous for?
- An American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist.
Where is Bobby Lashley born?
Going to his early life, Bobby's birth took place in Junction City, Kansas, USA. He was born as Franklin Roberto Lashley to mother Clara Lashley and father Bobby Lashley, who was a drill sergeant in the U.S. Army. When he was 14 years old, his father divorced his mother and left the family. He is not the only child of his parents and has three older siblings; Cathy Lashley, Frances Lashley, and Jessica Lashley. Similarly, he is of American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. Her birth sign is Cancer.
For education, he attended Junction City High School and after graduation enrolled at Missouri Valley College. He graduated in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in human-service agency management and recreation administration.
When did Bobby Lashley begin his MMA career?
- After graduation, he followed his father into the army and competed in amateur wrestling in the Army's World Class Athlete Program. But in 2003, while training in Colorado Springs to qualifying for Team USA to wrestle at the 2004 Olympic Games, he was in an accident.
- He witnessed a bank robbery during which he suffered an injury. The injury needed a surgery that ended his amateur career.
- In November 2004, He signed with WWE and was assigned to the development territory Ohio Valley Wrestling. Between 2005 and 2006 he appeared in both Raw and SmackDown! And fought against Simon Dean, Orlando Jordan, Sylvain, Rob Van Dam.
- From 2006 to 2007, he played in the ECW brand and returned to WWE’s Raw in 2007. Since then he has had appearances in World League Wrestling, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's Lockdown, X Division Championship, TNA Championship Series tournament, IGF Championship, TNA World Heavyweight Championship.
- He returned to WWE in April 2018. At The Shield's Final Chapter event, He teamed with Baron Corbin and Drew McIntyre to face The Shield in a losing effort. He lost to Braun Strowman at Super ShowDown. On June 17th, 2019 episode of Raw, Strowman eliminated him from a fatal five-way elimination match for an opportunity at the United States Championship; he, in turn, helped in getting Strowman eliminated.
- He is also known for his career in mixed martial arts and has signed with Strikeforce (2010-2011), Titan Fighting Championship (2011, 2013), Shark Fights (2011-2012), Bellator MMA (2014-2018). He also had appearances in films The Way of War (2009), Blood Out (2011), Rush Hour (2016).
Who is Bobby Lashley married to?
Bobby Lashley was married to the fellow WWE star, Lana. The couple faces much trouble while they are going to marry. Finally, the couple married officially later. Presently, the couple seems to be happy and lives a blissful life. Also, he is the father of three children. He welcomed daughter Kyra in 2005 with a mystery girlfriend.
Previously, He went on to date WWE Diva Kristal Marshall. The couple welcomed two children together, son Myles and daughter Naomi. However, the couple had broken up in April 2010.
What is the net worth of Bobby Lashley?
Bobby Lashley has an estimated net worth of $7 million at present, including all of his properties and earnings. He is one of the highest-paid professional wrestlers who is currently receiving an annual salary of $1 million from WWE. Maximum of his net worth is built through his professional career in wrestling.
How tall is Bobby Lashley?
Talking about his body statistics, Bobby has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and he weighs around 118 Kg. His eyes are dark brown and hair is bald. Further, he has an athletic body with 46-32-18 inches including chest, waist, and biceps.
Trivias About Bobby Lashley You Need To Know.
- He started competing in MMA in 2008 and compiled at 14-2 record from 2008-2015.