Leati joseph anoaʻi of the famous Anoa’ I family is popularly known as Roman Reigns in the world of professional wrestling. He has been the face and one of the most popular wrestlers of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) since 2014. He is known as the “Big Dog” owing to his physical appearance and his use of brute strength. Despite being from a humble background Roman Reigns has shown a knack of investing, with his private investments being worth $2.2 million.
- Roman Reigns Net Worth 2019
- Roman Reigns Salary
- Roman Reigns Cancer
- Roman Reigns Tattoo
Roman Reigns Net Worth 2019
As of 2019, Roman Reigns is about $12 million and is expected to rise by 22% every year. He has headlined multiple major WWE events, including the last three WrestleManias (31,32 and 33). He made something higher than $200,000 in 2013, just a tenth of what he makes now as a professional wrestler. With growing pay-per-view subscriptions the amount of money earned by WWE superstars will also increase.
Roman Reigns Salary
Roman Reigns is one of the highest-paid athletes in the WWE, as the company has constantly made efforts to promote him as the face of the company. He earns an annual salary of approximately $1.2 million & above. This is subject to additional bonuses and winnings. As a gross figure, his take-home salary ends up in a figure which is in close proximity of $2 million. His salary has seen an increasing trend.
Roman Reigns Family
leati joseph anoaʻi, popular as Roman Reigns, is half-Italian and half-Samoan. He is a part of the glorious samoan wrestlers, which consists of several notable wrestlers and tag teams of different wrestling promotions. Leati’s father, Sika Anoa’i, and his uncle, Afa Anoa’i are former multiple time WWE Tag team Champions as ‘The Wild Samoans’. The team has a record of winning 21 Championships all over the pro-wrestling circuit at that time.
Roman Reigns' brother, Matthew Anoa’i, was also a professional wrestler. Under the ring name of Rosey, he won the WWE Tag team titles with The Hurricane. Rosey’s wrestling career came to an end with his untimely demise in 2017 due to congestive heart failure. The former WWE Intercontinental Champion Umaga is also related to Roman Reigns. Eddie Fatu, better known as Umaga, made his WWE debut with Rosey as the ‘3 Minute Warning’. Unfortunately, Umaga passed away in 2009 due to a heart attack influenced by the toxicity of multiple substances.
Leati Anoa’i is also a first cousin of the prominent tag team and former 6-time WWE Tag team Champions, The Usos. Their father, the WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi also happens to be Roman Reigns' cousin. The late-great former WWE World Champion and Hall of Famer Yokozuna is another noteworthy member of the Anoa’i family and cousin of Roman Reigns. Eminent wrestlers like Jacob Fatu, Samu, Manu, Lance Anoa’i, L.A Smooth, Tonga Kid are all related to ‘The Big Dog’.
The name that always draws attention when speaking about the Anoa’i family is Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. The highest-paid actor in the world and a former 8-time WWE World Champion, Johnson, is a non-blood relative to the Anoa’i dynasty. He and Roman Reigns are non-biological cousins. Roman Reigns married his longtime girlfriend Gallina Becker on December 2014. Their daughter, Joelle Anoa’i is almost 11 years old.
Roman Reigns Cancer
Roman Reigns' leukemia forced him to relinquish the WWE Universal Championship on October 22, 2018 edition of RAW. In 2007, Reigns was diagnosed with blood cancer during the team physical evaluation of Minnesota Vikings. While disclosing the details of the disease last year, Reigns mentioned that he went into remission initially after two years of diagnosis and that his fight with cancer is continuing for the last 11 years. After a 5-month hiatus, Roman Reigns made his WWE return during the February 25, 2019 edition of Raw, where he announced that his leukemia is once again in remission.
Roman Reigns Tattoo
Roman Reigns has a Polynesian inspired tattoo, designed by the reputed tattoo artist ‘Samoan Mike’ Michael Fatutoa. This tattoo, which took nearly 17 hours to design, is symbolic to the Anoa’i family. According to the former 3-time WWE Champion, his tattoo represents strength, justice, authority, and true sportsmanship. On his inner wrist, there is a small turtle tattoo dedicated to his daughter Joelle. In Samoan culture, a turtle signifies family, wellness, peace, and longevity. Reigns' tattoo covers his entire right arm and right chest.
Roman Reigns Television Shows
He has also appeared in movies and television shows. He has played himself on TV shows like Conan, Total Divas, and Good Morning America. He has also shown a propensity to be linked to Hollywood itself, much like The Rock.
| Full Name||Leati Joseph “Joe” Anoa’i|
|Roman Reigns Age||34|
|Residence||Tampa, Florida, US|
|Net worth||$12 million|
|Source of wealth||Professional wrestling, acting|
|Charity||Make-A-Wish, Susan G. Komen for the Cure|
|Marital Status||Married to Galina Joelle Becker|
People also ask
Are The Rock and Roman Reigns cousins?
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Roman Reigns are non-biological cousins.
Are Roman Reigns and Nia Jax related?
Roman Reigns doesn’t have any blood relations with Nia Jax but they do share a grandparent.
Are Roman Reigns and Tama Tonga related?
Roman Reigns is related to Tonga Kid, who was also known as Tama. However, the NJPW Superstar Tama Tonga and the former WWE Champion Roman Reigns are not related in any way.
What is the salary of Roman Reigns?
From his WWE contract, Roman Reigns earns approximately $1.2 Million as his base salary.
Is Roman Reigns still married?
Roman Reigns married his longtime girlfriend Galina Becker in 2014.
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