Franklin Roberto Lashley is a Professional American wrestler whom we know as Bobby Lashley is currently signed to WWE. He is good at wrestling as well as a mixed martial art, where he spent many years of training and career time. This wrestler is a powerhouse with a muscular body and strength. He performs on Raw under ring name Bobby Lashey.
Quick Facts About Bobby Lashley
|Full Name||Franklin Roberto Lashley|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Date of Birth||June 16, 1976|
|Marital Status||Married with Kristal Lashley|
|Birthplace||Junction City, Kansas, United States|
|Profession||Wrestler, Actor, Business Person, Mixed Martial Artist|
|Height||6 ft and 3 inches (191 cm)|
|Weight||260 lbs (118 kg)|
|Signature Move||The Dominator|
|Online Presence||438 K on Facebook, 518 K on Instagram and 164.2 on Twitter|
Bobby Lashley Parents, Childhood and Education
Bobby Lashley was born on June 16, 1976, in Junction City, Kansas, United States. He is a fourth child of the United States Army drill sergeant along with three older sisters. Lashley participated in wrestling since his childhood, where he was introduced and trained at Fort Riley Middle School.
Since his childhood, he was great at wrestling. Even more, he won the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Wrestling Championship under 177 pounds category. Lashley also joined army college and continued to compete in amateur wrestling. He won a gold and silver medal in the International Military Sports Council senior freestyle wrestling event.
Bobby Lashley Age, Height, Weight and Body
This handsome man is 43 years old and falls under the sun sign of Gemini. This man stands tall at a height of 6 feet 3 inches.
Also, he has limited his weight upto 118 kg, which translates to 260 pounds. Not to mention, he has a bulky body.
Bobby Lashley started his professional wrestling career since 2004 after signing a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He used to be called Blaster Lashley at the beginning of his time then started to be known as Bobby Lashley.
In 2005, Lashley made his WWE television debut as the face of SmackDown. During his initial days in WWE, he was unstoppable and undefeatable. He defeated numerous superstars both on SmackDown as well as Raw. Lashley was the first person to be qualified from the SmackDown team at Royal Rumble match in 2006, where he eliminated Sylvain but got eliminated by the Raw side.
Lashly’s first WrestleMania competition was in the Money in the Bank ladder match after winning against MNM. He lost the game where Rob Van Dam became the winner. He then entered 2006 King of the Ring Tournament, where he reached finals defeating Mark Henry and Finlay but got defeated at final against Booker T.
Bobby Lashley won his first single title United States Championship against JBL, which he lost against Finlay after two months. Lashley then got shot to win World Heavyweight Championship at No Mercy but again lost the match where King Booker won pinning Finlay.
ECW World Champion
Lashley moved to the ECW brand on November 14, 2006, making his debut as a surprise appearance for the final spot in the Extreme Elimination Chamber match for ECW World Championship. He eliminated Test and The Big Show and became the only person to win first African Americans in ECW history to win the ECW World Championship title.
Bobby Lashley was also the first person to break Chris Masters‘ Master lock (Swinging full nelson). Donald Trump once selected him as a “Battle of the Billionaires” against Vince McMahon‘s representative Umaga. He defeated Umaga with a spear and help Trump from losing his hair to be shaved off.
Lashley got in a feud with Vince McMahon for the ECW World Championship at One Night Stand. Also, he defeated Vince McMahon in a street fight to win his second ECW World Championship title.
Total Nonstop Action
Bobby Lashley also made his appearance at TNA on April 19, 2009. Kurt Angle introduced Lashley as the new member of Main Event Mafia, where angle told Lashley to finish off Foley, but instead, he turned on Angle and cleared Mafia from the ring.
He made his TNA ring debut teaming with Mick Foley against Kurt Angle and Kevin Nash. Lashley helped Mick Foley to pin Nash and win the match and become the Legends Champion.
Bobby Lashley Wife and Kids
Bobby Lashley has a daughter named Kyra, who was born in 2005. Then in 2008, he dated former WWE Diva Kristal Marshall and got a son named Myles and daughter named Naomi. Bobby and Kristal got separated in 2010.
Lashley with his amazing physic, in 2007, he opened a shop which sells healthy smoothies. He then opened his Gym in Denver, Colorado area naming American Top Team Altitude. He also opened the MMA Management company to represent mixed martial arts.
Bobby Lashley Net Worth
This champion of various competition makes hefty money from his career as a wrestler. In 2020 Lashley sits on the estimated net worth of $6 million. In comparison to his effort, this amount appears to be less. We believe that his bank balance will increase any time soon.
Moreover, there is no valid information about his salary cars and mansions. We will update the data as soon as it is on the media. Till then, stick with us and enjoy the article.
Significant Accomplishments of Bobby Lashley
International Federation of Associated Wrestling Style
- Lashley won Silver Medal in NYAC Christmas Tournament
International Military Sports Council
- Lashley won Gold Medal in International Military Sports Council Armed Forces Championships
- Booby Lashley won Silver Medal in CISM Armed Forces Championships
- Lashley won Silver Medal in CISM Military World Championships
- Lasley got third in the USA World Team Trials Senior Freestyle (2003)
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
- NAIA AII-American (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998)
- NAIA Collegiate National Championship (1996, 1997, 1998)
Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association
- KWCA Collegiate Wrestler of the year (1998)
National High School Coaches Association
- NHSCA Senior AII-American (1994)
Kansas State High School Activities Association
- Kansas State High School Activities Association 6A AII-State
- KSHSAA 6A High School State Championship Runner-up
- Booby Lashley won Shark Fights Heavyweight Championship
Xtreme Fight Night
- XFN Heavyweight Championship
Alabama Wrestling Federation
- Lashley won AWF Tag Team Championship with The Boogeyman
Italian Wrestling Superstar
- IWS Heavyweight Championship
Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- Most Improved Wrestler of the year (2006)
- Rookie of the year (2005)
- Booby Lashley was Ranked No. 9 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2007
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling/Impact Wrestling
- TNA/Impact World Heavyweight Championship (4 times)
- Lashley won TNA King of the Mountain Championship
- Total Nonstop Action X Division Championship
- TNA Championship Series (2009)
- TNA Joker’s Wild (2015)
World Wrestling Entertainment/ WWE
- ECW World Championship (2 times)
- WWE Intercontinental Championship (2 times)
- WWE United States Championship (1 time)
Social Media Presence of Bobby Lashley
Facebook: 438k Followers
Instagram: 518k Followers
Twitter: 164.2k Followers