Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Leati Joseph Anoaʻi


wrestler, ex-football player

Birth Date

May 25, 1985


36 years

Zodiac Sign



Pensacola, Florida, United States


Pensacola Catholic High School; Escambia High School; Georgia Institute of Technology



Roman Reigns family members

Father's Name

Sika Anoaʻi

Mother's Name

Patricia A. Anoa’i

Siblings names

Rosey (older brother)

Is Roman Reigns a lesbian/bisexual?


What is Roman Reigns marital status?


Who is Roman Reigns husband?

Galina Becker

When did get married?

December 6, 2014

How many children does she have?

5 (daughter Joelle Anoa'i, twin boys, twins)

Roman Reigns husband

Galina Becker-Anoaʻi (wife)

Date of birth: March 11, 1987

Roman Reigns kids

Joelle Anoa’i (daughter with Galina Becker)

Roman Reigns kids

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Date of birth: December 14, 2008

She is the first child of Joe and Galina Anoa’i. She was born, when her mother was still a college student. Her parents were struggling for their better future, when she had just entered this world.

The girl is named as JoJo in a family circle. Her parents tied the knot officially, when she was almost 4. JoJo was an active participant of the ceremony. Her face became popular in 2014, when she appeared in a public announcement alongside her father. They both tried to convince all the parents to spend more time with their kids. Now she is not the only gem in Anoa’i family. Joelle is a big sister for two younger boys.

Two twin sons (with Galina Becker)

Date of birth: 2016

After the birth of his daughter Roman Reigns announced in his interviews, that he dreamed to have more kids. When in 2016 he put on pause his WWE tour, Reigns’ fans became concerned about him. But the athlete explained, he had to leave to be with his wife and their newborn sons–twins. Mr. and Mrs. Anoa’i decided to be extremely private about the new members of their family. They don’t publicize the boys’ names and try to keep them out of limelight.

Twin (with Galina Becker)

In April 2020 Roman announced that Galina is pregnant again with twins.

Who are Roman Reigns parents?

Sika Anoaʻi (father)

Sika Anoaʻi

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Date of birth: April 5, 1945

Roman Reigns has amicable relationships with his dad and never forgets to send him sweet touching words on Father’s Day and on any other occasion. Actually, Sika and Roman are not just relatives, they are also colleagues. Previously Sika was a king on the ring, too.

Roman father’s full name is Leati Sika Anoa’i Amituana’i. He was born in American Samoa and grew up with 12 siblings. His parents moved their family to USA, when Sika was just 14 years old. Several years later the young man found a job in the Merchant Marine and earned his first salary as a sailor. Then he worked as a stevedore, and finally, turned into a professional wrestler.

Sika debuted in 1973 alongside his brother Afa. Soon they joined and formed a team, named “The Wild Samoans”, which gained incredible success. The team appeared in numerous wrestling events and won several championships.

Roman’s father retired from professional wrestling in 1989. Then, with Afa’s help, he founded the Wild Samoan Training Center. In 2007 Sika and Afa’s names were included into WWE Hall of fame.

Patricia Hooker (mother)

Patricia is a great woman, who separated from her husband Sika and raised their two sons as a single parent. Roman loves and respects his mother. He devotes her sweet posts on social media. Patricia spends a lot of time with Roman Reigns’ kids and her grandchildren.

Roman Reigns siblings

Patricia Hooker (mother)

Patricia is a great woman, who separated from her husband Sika and raised their two sons as a single parent. Roman loves and respects his mother. He devotes her sweet posts on social media. Patricia spends a lot of time with Roman Reigns’ kids and her grandchildren.

Rosey Anoa’I (brother)

Date of birth: April 7, 1970

Date of death: April 18, 2017

His real name was Matthew Tapunu’u Anoaʻi. He was Roman’s older brother. Matthew was trained at his father’s training center. He attended Escambia High School, and like his brother Roman, was a great fan of football and thought about making career in this area. After school he worked in nightclubs, and finally decided to make career of a wrestler.

He fought on the rings under various names and teamed up with many other famous wrestlers. His career lasted till 2014, when he was diagnosed with heart disorder. He died from it three years later. Rosey was a father of three kids, whom he had with his ex-wife Amanda Vandeberg Schall.

He has three sisters, too. Their names are Vanessa, Myritza, Summer.


It’s not a secret that Roman Reigns comes from a famous wrestling family, and almost each man from his breed was able to wrestle. His father, Sika Anoaʻi, used to be famous as a wrestler, and he is a cousin of another celebrity – The Rock.

Roman whose real name is Leati Joseph Anoaʻi didn’t want to follow family traditions and began to make career in another area. He started to play football in a high school and continued practicing this kind of sports in Georgia Tech. He was a star of the University football team and even was its captain during the last year.

In 2007 Roman turned into a professional player. He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings, but was released soon. The same thing happened after his signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars. In 2008 he participated in several games as a player of Edmonton Eskimos. He quit his career of a football player that very year. Roman was diagnosed with leukemia, and he made a pause to take care of himself.

Four years later he made a debut as a wrestler. Reigns told, that it saved him from depression because of chronicle leukemia. He gained success in this area. Roman was a member of The Shield wrestling team and won champion title as its member. He set a record at the professional wrestling event “The Royal Rumble” in 2014 and in 2016 he won The WWE Championship.

Interesting and fun facts

  1. Roman was just 28, when he won a prestigious title “Superstar of the Year” at the Slammys, the importance of which is equivalent of the Grammys for musicians.
  2. He is a big fan of Bret Hart, a former American-Canadian wrestler. He serves as a role model for Roman, and he dreamed to be like him, when he was a kid.
  3. In spite of the fact, that Reigns is the king of the ring and he really dominates over his opponents, in his everyday life he is a doting father and loving husband, full of care and without any sign of aggression.
  4. He is related to Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) and considers him as a great wrestler. Roman dreams to fight with him at the ring one day.
  5. He likes Iron Man more than Batman. Like his favorite screen hero, he appreciates his opponents after the fight.
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