Bobby Lashley Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Akshita Rana
Sep 01, 2023 By Akshita Rana
Originally Published on Apr 21, 2022
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Bobby Lashley is an American professional wrestler who has won several titles such as Intercontinental champion and WWE champion.
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About Bobby Lashley

If you are a fan of professional wrestling, you need to know about Bobby Lashley. 
Bobby Lashley is a name that is familiar to most Americans. He was one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling, and he has now transitioned into MMA fighting.
Bobby Lashley has had an exciting career, and his story is worth telling. Read on to take a closer look at Bobby Lashley's net worth, career and explore why he has become such a successful MMA fighter.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Bobby Lashley's net worth?

Bobby Lashley's net worth is $4 million. He is an American professional wrestler trained in mixed martial arts and a former United States Army officer. In addition, Bobby Lashley also has several business ventures.

How much does Bobby Lashley earn per year?

Bobby Lashley makes around $1 million every year by competing in the WWE championship. Besides, he has additional sources of income like sponsorships, brand endorsements, and his businesses.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Bobby Lashley?

Bobby Lashley is 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) tall and weighs 273 lb (123.8 kg). Bobby Lashley has an athletic build and is among the physically strongest wrestlers in the business today.

How old is Bobby Lashley?

Bobby Lashley turned 45 years old on July 16, 2021. On July 16, 1976, he was born in Junction City, Kansas, and grew up in a military family as his father was a drill sergeant in the U.S. Army.

Childhood And Education

Bobby Lashley's real name is Franklin Roberto Lashley. On July 16, 1976, he was born to a drill sergeant in Junction City, Kansas. Since his father was in the U.S. Army, the entire family moved a lot from one place to the other. Hence, Bobby Lashley had to change numerous schools. He has attended Fort Riley Middle School and Junction City High School. At Fort Riley Middle School, Bobby Lashley first tried amateur wrestling when he was in the seventh grade. He eventually honed up his skills and continued to practice wrestling throughout his high school years.
After graduating from high school, Bobby Lashley joined Missouri Valley College, where he competed in many wrestling championships and won several titles. In 1999, he joined the U.S. Army for three years after his graduation. However, a knee injury brought an end to Bobby Lashley's amateur career as a wrestler.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Bobby Lashley dating?

As of 2022, Bobby Lashley is not dating anyone as he has not shared details of his relationship status yet.

Who has Bobby Lashley dated previously?

Bobby Lashley had previously been in a relationship with Kristall Marshall, a former WWE wrestler, and his two children with her named Myles (2008) and Naomi Lashley (2011). Bobby also has a daughter from a previous relationship named Kyra, born in 2005.

Who is Bobby Lashley's family?

Belonging to Panamanian ethnicity, Bobby Lashley was raised in a single-parent household. His father was a drill sergeant in the U.S. Army and was seldom at home. On the other hand, his mother had the responsibility to take care of him and his three sisters. Since his mother hardly knew English, she had difficulty securing high-paying jobs. Nevertheless, Bobby Lashley and all his siblings are living fulfilled lives. As of 2015, one of his older sisters is serving the Air Force unit in the U.S. Army.

Career And Professional Highlights

Franklin Roberto Lashley, popularly known as Bobby Lashley, is considered one of the most physically dominant wrestlers in America today. Besides being a wrestler, Bobby Lashley is a mixed martial artist and businessman.

Best Known For…

Nicknamed 'The Boss' and 'The Dominator,' Bobby Lashley is famous as a former WWE champion, ECW champion, and four-time winner of the IMPACT World championship.
Bobby Lashley began his professional wrestling career in 2005 on WWE SmackDown as a titleholder and a Silver Medal winner in the Military World Championship. He emerged victorious the SmackDown and wrestled in WrestleMania for the first time. By 2006, Lashley was promoted to the ECW World Championships. Bobby Lashley eventually triumphed in the ECW World Championship, becoming the first African-American ECW Champion in the history of WWE. Later, Bobby Lashley also represented Donald Trump in a match opposite Vince McMahon. Bobby Lashley won against Umaga, Vince McMohan's representative, and assisted Donald Trump in shaving McMahon's head.
Bobby Lashley later won his second ECW World Championship after overthrowing Vince McMohan in 2007. Bobby Lashley was released from the WWE contract in 2008 following an injury. He then wrestled for many independent wrestling companies, including IGF, before joining 2009 Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling. In 2014, he joined Bellator MMA. Bobby Lashley also became a four-time titleholder in Impact World Heavyweight Championship.
In 2018, Bobby Lashley made a comeback in the WWE championship. In a lumberjack match, he earned his first WWE title. However, his title of WWE Champion was relinquished after Big E defeated him. In 2022, Bobby Lashley defeated his WrestleMania opponent Brock Lesnar at the Royal Rumble and became the new WWE champion.
Bobby Lashley's net worth of $4 million is also because of his mixed martial arts career and other ventures. Bobby Lashley has been active in a variety of industries other than wrestling. In 2007, Bobby Lashley founded a health smoothie shop. Additionally, he owns the 'American Top Team Altitude,' an MMA club, and a nutrition store. The American wrestler also co-founded Lashley Management, an MMA management agency with Judith Sussman that manages current and potential fighters. Bobby Lashley also has several rental homes, a slew of stocks, and some interests in CBD firms. Bobby Lashley is in a contractual agreement with Bellator MMA while he continues to wrestle for WWE.

What awards has Bobby Lashley won?

Bobby Lashley has won several awards as an amateur wrestler and a professional wrestler. Some of his most prestigious awards and titles are:
Declared 'Rookie of the Year' by Pro Wrestling Illustrated in 2006.
Four-time winner of Impact World Heavyweight championship.
Winner of TNA Championship series in 2009.
Two-time WWE champion.
Two-time ECW world champion.
Two time WWE intercontinental championship winner.

Other Interesting Bobby Lashley Facts And Trivia

Bobby Lashley is the only person to have broken Masterlock. He is also the first individual to complete the Masterlock Challenge successfully.
As a mixed martial artist, Bobby Lashley has fought 17 matches, winning 15 of them.
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Bobby Lashley Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Franklin Roberto Lashley

Date of Birth

1976-07-16

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Junction City, Kansas

Age

Height

191 cm

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Wrestler

Education

Missouri Valley College

Net Worth

4000000

Parents

Clara Lashley

Annual Earnings

1000000
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Written by Akshita Rana

Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Science specializing in Management

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Akshita RanaBachelor of Business Administration, Master of Science specializing in Management

With a Master's in Management from the University of Manchester and a degree in Business Management from St. Xavier's, Jaipur, India, Akshita has worked as a content writer in the education sector. She previously collaborated with a school and an education company to improve their content, showcasing her skills in writing and education. Akshita is multilingual and enjoys photography, poetry, and art in her free time, which allows her to bring a creative touch to her work as a writer at Kidadl.

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