Keith Lee - Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Height, Age, Wiki, WWE, Career
Keith Lee is an American professional wrestler and a former WWE wrestler. He is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW). He is the first person to win both the NXT Championship and NXT North American Championship in WWE. Lee is also featured in the video games as a playable character in WWE 2K20 and WWE 2K22.
Keith Lee made his wrestling debut on the independent circuit in 2005 and wrestled almost exclusively in his home state of Texas for 10 years until 2015. Prior to signing with WWE in May 2018, he performed in Ring of Honor (ROH), as well as on the independent circuit with promotions such as Evolve, All American Wrestling, and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla.
When was Keith Lee born?
Keith Lee was born on 8th November 1984 in Wichita Falls, a city in and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States. His birth name is Keith Lee. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. Her star sign is Scorpio. He is a follower of Christianity.
Lee was born into a middle-class family. His parents raised him in his hometown, Wichita Falls. It was his grandmother, who introduced him to professional wrestling at a young age. Growing up, he attended the local school in his community. For higher education, Lee enrolled at Texas A&M University where he played college football.
Keith Lee Wrestler Career
- Keith Lee begins his early wrestling career in the early 2000s.
- He debuted on the independent circuit in 2005 under the ring name "Kevin Paine".
- From 2005 to 2015, Lee wrestled almost exclusively in his home state of Texas for 10 years.
- From 2015 to 2017, Lee made his appearances in "Ring of Honor" as a part of the group "Pretty Boy Killers".
- Lee signed with Evolve in January 2017 and made his debut at Evolve 76 on January 27, 2017.
- He made his Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) debut on March 18, 2017.
- On May 1st, 2018 Lee signed a contract with WWE.
- On the August 8, 2018, episode of NXT, Lee made his televised in-ring debut for WWE, defeating Marcel Barthel.
- On July 8, 2020, Lee defeated Adam Cole to win the NXT Championship.
- On August 24, 2020, Lee made his main roster debut on the episode of Raw, where he faced Randy Orton.
- On the January 4, 2021 episode of Raw, Lee unsuccessfully faced Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship.
- On 4th November, Lee was released from his WWE contract.
- On the February 9, 2022, episode of AEW Dynamite, Lee made his surprise debut for All Elite Wrestling (AEW) defeating Isiah Kassidy.
- On 6th March 2022, he participated in the "Face of the Revolution" ladder match at Revolution.
Who is Keith Lee's wife?
Keith Lee has been married to his beautiful wife Mia Yim. Mia Yim is an American professional wrestler. She is currently appearing in Impact Wrestling, where she is a former one-time Knockouts Champion. Keith met Mia during their WWE tenure in 2018 and fell for each other.
After dating for three years, the love birds got engaged on February 11, 2021, after Keith's proposal was accepted by Mia. The couple tied their knot on 5th February 2022 exactly after one year of their engagement. As of now, the couple hasn't welcomed their child yet but they are planning to add one member to their family soon.
What is Keith Lee's net worth?
As of May 2022, the net worth of Keith Lee is estimated to be the US $2 million. The reputed wrestler has earned his fortune with his signing with the WWE and AEW. During his time with WWE, he used to make $500 thousand annually. Now as a part of AEW, he makes around $300 thousand per year. He is also featured in WWE video games.
How tall is Keith Lee?
Keith Lee is 6 ft 2 inches tall and his body weight is 154 Kg. He has an Athletic build huge muscular body. As a Wrestling player, he regularly does exercise, workouts at the gym, and fighting training which has given him a perfectly toned body that resembles sportsman-like.
His body measures around 48-40-22 (chest-waist-biceps) inches. This wrestler has got a short buzz-cut hairstyle that is naturally black in color. He has a pair of black eyes. He is often pictured with a trimmed beard, completely black in color but has been turning white since his teenage years.
Trivias About Keith Lee You Need To Know.
- He was trained by Tim Brooks, the former American professional wrestler.
- He was a good footballer in his college days.
- He was sexually assaulted by a woman in 2016.
- He was ranked No. 11 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2020.