Justin Gabriel Bio, Facts, Career, Net Worth, Personal Life, Instagram

Philip Paul Lloyd is a professional wrestler from South Africa who is best known for his time on World Wrestling Entertainment under the ring name “Justin Gabriel.”

Justin is currently signed to Ring of Honor (ROH), where his ring name is PJ Black, and he is also a current SFA World Champion. Gabriel is a high flying superstar and a second-generation wrestler who was self-trained by his father.

Philip Paul Lloyd
Philip Paul Lloyd

Philip had wrestler over many promotions and won several world championship titles during his professional career, which we will be discussing here.

Justin Gabriel: Quick Facts

Full Name  Philip Paul Lloyd
Net Worth  $3 Million
Date of Birth  March 3, 1981
Marital Status  Single
Birthplace  Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Ethnicity  Multiracial
Professions  Professional Wrestler
Nationality  South African
Eye Color  Dark Brown
Hair Color  Black
Build  Athletic
Height  6 Feet 1 inch (185 cm)
Weight  97 Kg (213 pounds)
Body Measurement

Chest Size: 48 inches

Waist Size = 34 inches

Biceps Size = 17 inches

Online Presence

Instagram: 180 K Followers

 Twitter: 605 K Followers

Horoscope  Pisces

Early Life of Justin Gabriel

Philip Paul Lloyd, aka Justin Gabriel or PJ Black, was born on March 3, 1981, in Cape Town, Western Cape of South Africa. His father was also a professional wrestler that makes him the second-generation wrestler.

During his early life, he used to practices his wrestling in the backyard of his home, where there were to rings to train as a professional. After the quick completion of his high school, he made his early debut at the age of 16.

How old is Justin Gabriel? – Age, Height, and Measurements

This handsome professional wrestle, Justin Gabriel, is currently at the age of 39 and still an active wrestler. Gabriel has an average body height of 6 feet and 1 inch with an average both weight of 97 kg, i.e., 213 pounds.

Handsome with perfectly fit body Gabriel has a chest size of 48 inches, a waist size of 34 inches, and a biceps size of 17 inches. He has a black colored hair and dark brown eyes.

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Justin Gabriel Professional Wrestling Career

Gabriel Ring Action
Gabriel Ring Action

Early Career (1997 – 2000)

Justin had a benefit as he was a child of promoter and professional wrestler of South Africa. With his early debut on age 16, he formed a tag team with Ray Leppan naming as Pure Juice.

In the final year in high school, he had to face an unfortunate and tragic situation where his father was shot and killed in from of him. After the incident, he moved to the United States for five years.

The United Kingdom and South Africa (2000 – 2008)

Staying for five years in the United States, he trained on Frontier Wrestling Alliance with Alex Shane and Mark Sloan. There he made his debut in FWA and also appeared in International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom.

After the long five years, he then returned to South Africa, where he wrestled in World Wrestling Professionals (WWP). There he became the World Cruiserweight Champion defeating The Playa, where he held the title for only 13 short days.

World Wrestling Entertainment

Lloyd became a first South African wrestler to sign a three-year developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment in 2008. He was assigned to Florida Championship Wrestling under the ring name Pail Lloyd.

He teamed up with Kris Logan to win the Florida Tag Team Championship title on July 23, 2009, defeating Barreta and Croft. But unfortunately, they lost the title on the same night to The Rotundos.

Lloyd got his ring name “Justin Gabriel” after competing on the NXT on February 16, 2010. Gabriel won the Rookie Challenge, where he earned immunity from elimination in the Pros Poll.

During his reign on WWE, he won several championship titles and also the heart of many fans of the WWE stadium. After the contract over with WWE, he went to several other promotions and is currently having his time on Ring of Honor (ROH) as a current SFA World Champion.

Achievements and Championship of Justin Gabriel

Gabriel Champion
Gabriel Champion

Cornish Pro Wrestling

  1. LEP Heavyweight Championship

Destiny World Wrestling

  1. DWW Championship

Florida Championship Wrestling

  1. FCW Florida Heavyweight Championship
  2. FCW Florida Tag Team Championship with Kris Logan

German Wrestling Federation

  1. GWF Berlin Championship

Global Force Wrestling

  1. GFW NEX*GEN Championship
  2. Winner of GFW NEX*GEN Championship Tournament in 2015

Lucha Underground

  1. Lucha Underground Trios Championship with Jack Evans and Johnny Mundo

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

  1. Feud of the Year of 2010
  2. Gabriel was the Most Hated Wrestler of the Year in 2010
  3. Ranked No.61 in the PWI 500 in 2011

Rogue Wrestling

  1. WWEDM Championship
  2. WWEDM Title Tournament winner in 2018

Slamforce Africa

  1. SFA World Championship

Southside Wrestling Entertainment

  1. SWE Tag Team Championship with Nixon Newell

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling

  1. TNA King of the Mountain Championship
  2. King of the Mountain winner in 2015

World Wrestling Entertainment

  1. Three times the WWE Tag Team Championship with Heath Slater
  2. Two times the Slammy Awards winner

World Wrestling Professionals

  1. WWP World Cruiserweight Championship

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Justin Gabriel Wife and Personal Life

Gabriel, though born on Cape Town, South Africa, currently resides in Pierre with his US Citizenship, which he got in April 2016. He has got a degree in sports science from the United Kingdom.

Justin, as a high flying superstar, had caused several accidents wherein the latest accident, he lost a part of his finger in the summer of 2017, which was later reattached.


Justin Gabriel Net Worth

With a fantastic career as a successful professional wrestler over several promotions, there is no doubt he would be earning less. The total estimated net worth of Justin Gabriel is $3 Million.

Social Media Presence

Instagram: 180 K Followers

Twitter: 605 K Followers



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