Franklin Roberto commonly known as Bobby Lashley is a popular mixed martial artist also a trained wrestler and actor. He garnered a huge fan following when he won the United States Champion one time and the World Champion two times. He gained instant popularity and recognition through World Wrestling Entertainment. He is trained in martial arts as well.
Early Life And Education Of Bobby Lashley
Bobby Lashley was born in Fort Bragg in the United States on 16 July 1976, under the birth sign Cancer. He completed his education from Missouri Valley College where he actively participated in national college amateur wrestling championships and won it three times.
After completing his education he went on to join the United States Army where he could wrestle. He was preparing for the Olympic of 2003 when a mishap occurred while he was working in the bank leading to a knee injury sabotaging his dreams. He joined wresting after that.
Bobby Lashley's Career
Bobby Lashley went on to become part of World Wrestling Entertainment. He was known as Blaster Lashley when playing for Ohio Valley Wrestling. During the inconsiderate behavior of Bolin services, he changed his name to Bobby Lashley.
He appeared in four live events in 2005 for RAW and Smackdown brands. He made his television WWE debut on 23 September 2005. He was popular as National Amateur Wrestling Champion, four-time All American, two-line Armed Forces Champion, etc.
Lashley defeated many reigning champions on the ring. He had qualified for the Royal Rumble in 2006. He bumped Sylvian but was in turn thrashed by The Big show and Kane. He also competed in the first Wrestlemania which he lost to Rob Van Dam. He signed ECW brand on 14 November 2006.
He became the first African- American to have won the ECW World Championship by thrashing The Big show. He left WWE and started appearing in independent promotions for World League Wrestling, Fusion Pro Wrestling.
Bobby Lashley's Net Worth And Awards and achievements
As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $6 million. He has made a record by winning ECW World Championship two times and WWE United States Championship one time. He has also won TNA Championship series in 2009 to mention a few.
Bobby Lashley's Personal Life
Lashley has a degree in Human Service Agency Management. He married his wife Kristal Marshall, an American model and a retired professional wrestler. They have a son named Myles who was born in 2008. Lashley also has a daughter named Kyra who was born in 2005.
The couple parted ways in April 2010. He launched his wiki called The Lashley Network that showcases his official gym, nutrition store and his social networking website. He opened a prolific gym in Denver, Colorado. He also embarked in opening his new MMA Management company called Lashley Management. He takes steroids to maintain his stature.
Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts
- Age: As of 2019, Bobby Lashley is 43 years old.
- Birth Sign: Cancer
- Height: He has a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches(1.87cm).
- Weight: His body weight is around 120kg(264 Ibs).
- Body Measurements: He has maintained his body in a muscular shape with the measurements of 46-18-32 inches.
by anchal77, 17 Jun, 2014