Roderick Strong Bio, Age, Career, Wife, Personal Life, Net Worth

Christopher Lindsay is a professional wrestler born in the United States whom we best know under his ring name “Roderick Strong.” Strong is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment where he performs under the NXT brand.

Roderick Strong is a member of The Undisputed Era along with Adam Cole, Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly. He is also well-known for his 13-years time on Ring of Honor, winning multiple championship titles.

Christopher Lindsay
Christopher Lindsay

Lindsay had been to several wrestling promotions and successfully dominated the title to extend his professional wrestling career.

Roderick Strong: Quick Facts

Full Name  Christopher Lindsey
Net Worth  $1 Million – $5 Million
Date of Birth  July 26, 1983
Marital Status  Married to Marina Shafir
Birthplace  Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
Ethnicity  White
Professions  Professional Wrestler
Nationality  American
Eye Color  Brown
Hair Color  Black
Build  Athletic
Height  5 Feet 10 inches (178 cm)
Weight  91 Kg (200 pounds)
Body Measurement

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Online Presence

Facebook: 22 K Followers

Instagram: 264 K Followers

Twitter:  174.7 K Followers

Horoscope  Leo

Early Life of Roderick Strong

Christopher Lindsay, aka, Roderick Strong was born on July 26, 1983, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States. Eventhough his tough childhood, he completed his graduation from Riverview High School.

During his early life, he loved playing American football. Lindsay also attended the University of South Florida with his academic scholarship. He dropped out the University after two years in major business.

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How old is Roderick Strong? – Age, Height, and Measurements

This handsome WWE Superstar, Roderick Strong is today living his 36th years of age in Tampa, Florida, United States. Strong has a body height of 5 feet and 10 inches with a total body weight of 91 kg, i.e., 200 pounds.

Roderick Strong Professional Wrestling Career

Roderick Strong in Action
Roderick Strong in Action

Lindsay began his training from his father who was a collegiate wrestler and also well-trained wrestler under Jim Neidhart. Roderick along with other wrestler debuted in Tampa, Florida in 2000.

His first match was on the Independent Professional Wrestling promotion on the match twenty-man cruiserweight Battle royal. Strong won his first-ever championship title of Florida Unified Cruiserweight Championship on NWA Florida defeating David Babylon.

Ring of Honor

Roderick Strong joined Ring of Honor (ROH) Wrestling promotion on September 2003. There he formed a group naming as Generation Next with Alex Shelley, Jack Evans, and Austin Aries.

They soon dominated the ROH and providing the future of ROH wrestling. Generation Next even defeated the team of CM Punk, John Walters, Ace Steel, and Jimmy Jacobs. On December 17, 2005, Strong and Aries teamed up to become the new ROH World Tag Team Champions defeating Sal Rinauro and Tony Mamaluke.

They lost the title to The Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero and Claudio Castagnoli) on September 16, 2006.

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling

Roderick Strong signed a contract with TNA wrestling on September 22, 2005, where he would wrestle against A.J. Styles on his debut match. He lost his debut match as well as the following match against Sonjay Dutt.

Strong teamed with Austin Aries to Qualify for Team USA for TNA’s world cup on February 18 but they were defeated. They even got suspended for two months for arriving four hours late in TNA Against All Odds 2006.

World Wrestling Entertainment

Roderick made his WWE NXT debut on October 19, 2016, on Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament defeating Otis Soznovic and Tucker Knight. He soon became the number one contender for NXT Championship match defeating Elias Samson but was unsuccessful to win the title.

Strong teamed up with Kyle O’Reilly to become the NXT Tag Team Championship. Roderick also became the NXT North American Championship defeating Velveteen Dream on September 18, 2019. His NXT North American Championship title was lost after 126 days of reign to Keith Lee on January 22, 2020.

Achievements and Championship of Roderick Strong

Roderick Champion
Roderick Champion

American Wrestling Federation

  1. AWF Heavyweight Championship

Championship Wrestling From Florida

  1. Three times the NWA Florida X Division Championship

Full Impact Pro

  1. Two times the FIP Tag Team Championship with Erick Stevens and Rich Swann
  2. Three times the FIP World Heavyweight Championship

Florida Entertainment Wrestling

  1. FEW Heavyweight Championship

Independent Professional Wrestling

  1. IPW Florida Unified Cruiserweight Championship
  2. IPW Tag Team Championship with Sedrick Strong

Independent Wrestling Association East Coast

  1. IWA East Coast Heavyweight Championship

Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South

  1. Revolution Strong Style Tournament in 2008

Lethal Wrestling Federation

  1. LWF Heavyweight Championship

Premiere Wrestling Xperience

  1. PWX Tag Team Championship with Eddie Edwards

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla

  1. PWG World Championship
  2. Three times the PWG World Tag Team Championship
  3. Dynamite Duumvirate Tag Team Title Tournament in 2007 and 2008

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

  1. Ranked No.13 in the PWI 500 in 2011 and 2016

Pro Wrestling Noah

  1. Nippon TV Cup Jr. Heavyweight Tag League Outstanding Performance Award winner in 2010 with Eddie Edwards

Ring of Honor

  1. ROH World Championship
  2. ROH World Tag Team Championship with Austin Aries
  3. Two times the ROH World Television Championship
  4. Winner of 2005 Survival of the Fittest
  5. Winner of 2010 Honor Gauntlet
  6. Second Triple Crown Champion

South Florida Championship Wrestling

  1. SFCW Heavyweight Championship
  2. SFCW Tag Team Championship with Justin Venom

World Wrestling Entertainment

  1. NXT North American Championship
  2. Two times the NXT Tag Team Championship
  3. One time NXT Year-End Award winner in 2018

Personal Life of Roderick Strong

Christopher Lindsay was engaged to a mixed martial artist Marina Shafir on December 2015. Later after 2 years, the couple got happily married on April 24, 2017, after having their first child, Troy Veniamin Lindsay.

Roderick Strong Net Worth

This incredibly talented WWE superstar having a fantastic career no doubt earns a good amount of money. The total estimated net worth of Roderick Strong is about $1 Million – $5 Million.

Social Media Presence

Facebook: 22 K Followers

Instagram: 264 K Followers

Twitter: 174.7 K Followers



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