5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Roman Reigns


Here are 5 facts about the WWE’s biggest, baddest, up-and-coming bruiser.

5. His first love was football not wrestling.


Leati Joseph “Joe” Anoaʻi or Roman Reigns’ played for  Pensacola Catholic High School and Escambia High School. In 2006 Reigns, was named first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference as a senior while he was playing for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team. After stints with the Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars, he eventually got signed by  Edmonton Eskimos in the Canadian Football League and became a part of the team’s practice roster.


No wonder those spears really look like they hurt!

4. He is part of a prominent Samoan wrestling family.


His father Sika, is one half of the former tag team champions, The Wild Samoans. His brother Rosey was also a former WWE superstar. Reigns is also first cousins with Dwayne “The Rock ” Johnson, Yokozuna, the late Umaga and Current WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos and their dad, Rikishi.

3. His Tattoos tell the story of his life’s journeytherock and roman reigns

Similar to The Rock, The Usos and the rest of his Samoan bloodline, Reigns’ tattoos signify meaningful events and memories in his life. Some sections stand for different stages in his career. While others symbolize various symbolic imagery integral to his personality.

2. He is MARRIED.roman-reigns-girfriend-galina-becker-instagram1

Yes ladies, you read it right. He’s taken! Roman Reigns married his long time girlfriend, Galina Becker last December 2014 at Disney’s Castaway Cay,a private island in the Bahamas.

1. Roman Reigns is a proud father!

Joelle, his 7 year old daughter with his wife Galina Becker even appeared in one of WWE’s commercial.


Also check out our article about Roman Reigns’ Wife!  

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16 thoughts on “5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Roman Reigns

    1. Congrats Roman,my name is Yolanda and I been watching you ever since you started with Wwe. I live in Worcester Mass. I still remember the match you and your shield brothers had a 3 on 1 handicap match with Cm Punk. Omg I had such a great time. Roman I just wanted to let you know that I am your biggest fan. You have a wonderful and beautiful family. Also I wanted to congrats to you on being a father of twins boys. Well Roman god bless your family and keep giving those spears and superman punches because I will keep cheering you on so god bless. Tell Dean that we miss him and tell Seth to burn it down. God Bless and good luck I know that you could beat Broc Lesner again so Roman get that belt this time around ok. Sincerely yours Yolanda Irizarry.


  1. I love this handsome roman reigns,and I wanna meet you eye 2eye.love u and by de way congratulations.u made it at wrestlemania .u proved your enemies wrong


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