Thomas Pestock is an American Professional Wrestler whom we better know through his famous ring name Baron Corbin. He is currently signed on World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under the SmackDown brand. He named himself as King Corbin and acts as a King of WWE.
Baron Corbin is a former WWE United States Champion and 2017 Money in the Bank men’s ladder match.
|Date of Birth
|September 13, 1984
|Married with Rochelle Alexandra Roman
|Lenexa, Kansas, United States
|6 ft and 8 inches (203 cm)
|285 lbs (129 kg)
|Tampa, Florida, U.S.
|Bear hug, Big boot, Blood Moon, Dream Crusher
|The Lone Wolf, The Big Breakfast, Mr. Money In The Bank, The Constable
|285 k on Facebook, 943 k on Instagram and 453.2 k on Twitter
Early Life and Childhood
King Corbin was born on September 13, 1984, in Kansas. Since his early life, King Corbin was an excellent boxer who won two times Kansas-Missouri Golden Gloves champion.
He completed his college life from Northwest Missouri State University. During his college, he played offensive guard attending NCAA Division II. Baron Corbin was mentioned as all-MIAA in 2007 and first-team all-MIAA in 2008.
Age, Height, Weight, and Net Worth of Baron Corbin
Very talented and dashing, King Corbin is today the age of 35. He has an impressive body height of 6 feet and 8 inches and gains a total body weight of 129 Kg, i.e., 285 pounds. Corbin has a total estimated net worth of $1.5 Million.
Corbin began his first professional wrestling after signing with WWE’s developmental system NXT in 2012. He made his ring debut on October 18, where he lost to Dante Dash. Corbin competed on Fatal-4-way and defeated CJ Parker. He then began to win several singles matches after his enhancement talent.
He then defeated Dempsey to compete on the number one contender for the NXT Championship title but was eliminated by Adrian Neville in the semi-final. The feud between Corbin and Dempsey ended after defeating Dempsey in a no-disqualification match.
Baron Corbin teamed up with Rhyno to compete for Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament, where they won the first, second, and third round. But then Corbin lost the final round against Finn Balor and Samoa Joe.
World Wrestling Entertainment
King Corbin made his debut match at WrestleMania 32, winning the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. Soon Corbin got a feud with Dolph Ziggler and had several no-disqualification matches. Their dispute ended when Baron Corbin defeated Ziggler at Money in the Bank match.
He got the shot of winning the United States Championship title on a triple threat match along with AJ Styles and Sami Zyan, where he failed to win. Baron Corbin finally won the Money in the Bank contract match. Corbin becomes the third wrestler to lose after cashing-in the Money in the Bank contract on WWE Championship match against John Cena and Jinder Mahal.
Corbin then got a chance to win United States Championship in a Hell in a Cell match with Dillinger and AJ Styles. He successfully pinned Dillinger to win the title. He lost his 70 days title to Dolph Ziggler.
King Corbin (2019-Present)
He started calling himself a King Corbin and act as a King of WWE. His behavior began to get negative as he began to feud with many WWE superstars and to mistreat them. He made the team with Mclntyre and Dolph Ziggler and started to target poor fellow wrestlers like Ricochet, The Miz, Roman Reigns, etc.
In 2019, he defeated The Miz in the first round, Cedric Alexander in quarterfinals, Ricochet and Samoa Joe in Semifinals, and Chad Gable in finals. Baron was crowned as a winner of King of the Ring, which was also the reason for his acting as a King Corbin.
Personal Life of Baron Corbin
Baron Corbin has a hard life as his father passed away in 2008. He also lost his close friends in a car accident in June 2011. He wears his father’s wedding ring on a necklace and his father’s tattoo on his leg.
Corbin has got many tattoos as a tribute, i.e., his friends whom he lost on car crash, Bill Gunn, Bill DeMott, Corey Graves, Kane, and Dusty Rhodes that helped his to become a King Corbin.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- Baron Corbin was Ranked No. 39 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2019
- Most Metal Athlete (2016)
Wrestling Observer Newsletter
- Most Overrated (2018)
- Worst Gimmick (2018) – Constable Corbin
World Wrestling Entertainment/WWE
- WWE United States Championship (1 time)
- Andre the Giant Memorial Trophy (2016)
- King of the Ring (2019)
- WWE Year-End Award for Most Hated (2018)
Baron Corbin is not only presented on the WWE ring but also appears on video games since his debut in Madden NFL 12. Later on, after appearing as professional wrestling, he also appeared in WWE 2K16, WWE 2k17, WWE 2K18, WWE 2K19, and WWE 2K20.
Social Media Presence of Baron Corbin
Facebook: 291 k Followers
Twitter: 453.2 k Followers
Instagram: 943 k Followers