Booker T

Booker T

Full NameRobert Booker Tio Huffman

BornMarch 1, 1965

Height6 ft 3 in

NationalityLouisiana, U.S


Booker T had a tough childhood, having lost his parents by 13 years of age, and later having to

live with his older sister and brother. He was also sent to prison for robbery and served 19

months in jail.

Booker T and his brother Stevie Ray was trained by Scott Casey and the two wrestled in the

indie scene in Texas for a few years, before they were signed by World Championship wrestling.

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Titles galore at WCW

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The brothers tag teamed together in WCW and were named Harlem Heat, and the duo went on

to win the WCW World Tag Team Championship, where they had great feuds with The Steiner

Brothers, and held the belt for a mind-boggling ten times.

Following a successful tag team career, Booker T embarked on a singles run where he became

the most successful WCW star, winning 21 titles in total, including the WCW World Heavyweight

Championship, WCW World Television Championship, WCW World Tag Team Championship,

and the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship.

Booker T had great feuds with Jeff Jarrett, Chris Benoit, and Scott Steiner on WCW television,

before WWE acquired the rival promotion where Booker T went next.

WWE Reign

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Booker T had more success in WWE in 2001, where he had a memorable feud with Stone Cold

Steve Austin, as a heel, and then went on to feud with the likes of Kurt Angle and The Rock.

After winning the Royal Rumble, Booker T then feuded against Triple H, and the two had a

match at WrestleMania XIX, where Booker T lost.

He then won the Intercontinental Championship and then the United States Championship, and

in 2006, he won the World Heavyweight Champion after defeating Rey Mysterio.

TNA and return to WWE

Booker T was released by the WWE in 2007, following which he moved to rival promotion, Total

Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he faced off against foes, while teaming up with Scott Steiner -

against whom he had put up phenomenal matches back in WCW - to win the TNA World Tag

Team Championship.

Booker T returned to the WWE in 2011 and had a few matches, but was mainly restricted to a

commentary role. In 2013, Booker T was inducted by his brother Stevie Ray, into the WWE Hall

of Fame.

In the 2022 Hall of Fame, Booker T inducted her wife Queen Sharmell in the Class.

People also ask

Who is Booker T's wife?

Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman

What is Booker T net worth?

Booker T (WWE) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler which has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

What does the T stand for in Booker T?

Booker Taliaferro Washington

What did Booker T do in jail?

He also played football and basketball. Booker spent nineteen months in prison after pleading guilty to armed robberies at Wendy's restaurants in Houston.

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