Bobby Lashley Height, Name, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Films, Profile

Lashley is the only wrestler after Rob Van Dam to have won the WWE, ECW, and TNA/Impact world championships and has headlined multiple pay-per-view events for WWE and TNA/Impact.

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Franklin Roberto Lashley (born July 16, 1976, Junction City, Kansas, United States) is an American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist better known by his in-ring name Bobby Lashley. He is currently signed with WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand. He is an eight-time world champion, having been a two-time WWE Champion, two-time ECW World Champion, and four-time Impact World Heavyweight Champion. Lashley is also known for his MMA career in Bellator and Strikeforce.

Lashley is of Panamanian descent and was born to the son of a U.S. Army drill sergeant. He grew up in a single-parent household and his mother barely spoke English and struggled to secure a good job. He has three older sisters. He was introduced to wrestling when his father was stationed at Fort Riley in Kansas. He later graduated from Junction City High School, where he continued to wrestle. He attended Missouri Valley College, where he was the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Wrestling Champion in the 177 lbs category in 1996, 1997, and 1998, and graduated in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in human-service agency management and recreation administration. 

He followed his father into the United States Army after college and continued to compete in amateur wrestling in the army’s World Class Athlete Program. During three years in the Army, he won a gold and silver medal in the International Military Sports Council senior freestyle wrestling event.

Lashley is the only wrestler after Rob Van Dam to have won the WWE, ECW, and TNA/Impact world championships and has headlined multiple pay-per-view events for WWE and TNA/Impact, including the 2016 edition of the latter’s show, Bound for Glory. 

NameFranklin Roberto Lashley
DOB16 July 1976, 45 years
Height191 cm
Weight124 kg
OccupationProfessional wrestler, Mixed Martial Artist
Professional Debut2005
GirlfriendKristal Marshall
Professional NameBobby Lashley

Bobby Lashey in WWE

Lashley made his WWE debut in 2005 when he appeared on SmackDown and became a one-time United States Champion. He was later drafted to ECW where he became a two-time ECW World Champion and in the process became the first African-American to hold the championship.

During this time, he was involved in a feud between Vince McMahon and Donald Trump known as the “Battle of the Billionaires” at WrestleMania 23. He left the company thereafter and pursued a career in MMA and had his first professional fight in December 2008. After amassing a career record of 10–2, he signed with Bellator MMA in 2014 where he won all five of his career bouts from 2014 to 2016.

Lashley returned to the WWE in 2018 and was signed to perform on RAW. He first won the Intercontinental Championship and then won the second United States Championship. He ultimately won the WWE Championship twice, becoming the third African-American to hold the WWE Championship.

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Bobby Lashley WWE achievements

WWE Championship (2 times)

ECW World Championship (2 times)

WWE Intercontinental Championship (2 times)

WWE United States Championship (2 times)

Slammy Award (1 time)

Bobby Lashley girlfriend

Bobby was in a relationship with former wrestler and model Kristal Marshall. They dated from 2007 to 2010. They have two children. A son named Myles Lashley was born in 2008 when they were together. A daughter named Naomi was born after they separated in 2011. He also has another daughter named Kyra who is the eldest.

Why is Bobby Lashley bald?

Bobby is bald because he suffers from a condition called Alopecia.

Is Bobby Lashley an African?

Bobby Lashley has african roots.

How rich is Bobby Lashley?

Bobby Lashley is worth $4 million.