Since he became a member of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), he has grown to become one of the biggest names on its roster, sharing global popularity with past and present WWE superstars. His fighting style and swagger has brought him both criticism and applaud, and his name on a fight event has become a viewership top draw for wrestling fans. This wrestler is no other than Colby Lopez, or as the wrestling world at large knows him, Seth Rollins.
Seth has been a professional wrestler since 2005 and in that period, he has crafted a career that has led to the world biggest promotion company, the World Wrestling Entertainment racking up several victories along the way.
In this article, we explore everything you need to know about Seth Rollins, including his background and personal life. Read on to learn more.
Seth Rollins – Biography
Seth Rollins was born on the 28th of May, 1986 in Buffalo, Iowa and named Colby Lopez. His biological father is unknown but he was raised by his stepfather, whose last name he adopted.
After he completed his basic education at Davenport West High School, Seth who had always wanted to become a wrestler, enrolled in a wrestling school and began his training thereof After months of training, he made his debut in a wrestling match in 2005, where he competed in a match in the Iowa independent wrestling circuit, using the name Gixx.
Before he found his way to the WWE where his ring name eventually became Seth Rollins, he competed under various promotion companies such as Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South, NWA Midwest, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, Impact Wrestling, and a few more others.
Having displayed an exceptional level of skills and talent as a wrestler, Seth Rollins was signed with the WWE in an initial developmental contract where he competed in the company’s developmental territory, NXT. At the territory, Seth recorded a number of victories, including winning the championship multiple times. He was promoted into the WWE main roster in November 2012 and his first match was a Survivor Series match alongside Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. Since then, Seth Rollins has been on an upward climb in the WWE, competing in various major events like WrestleMania, Royal Rumble, Raw, and a few more others.
As a wrestler under WWE, Seth Rollins has won a number of championships, including the WWE Universal Championship, United States Championship and Intercontinental Championship. He has also won the Slammy Awards multiple times, including winning Match of the Year in 2014.
His other appearances outside the ring include acting credits in movies like Sharknado: The 4th Awakens, Armed Response and the shows, Smosh Games and Superstar Ink.
When you are a major star in the top wrestling promotion company in the world, you are bound to be worth a few millions of dollars and that is what Seth Rollins has, having been in the WWE since 2010.
Seth has headlined a number of major events for the promotion company for which he has been well compensated in salary at an estimated $2.7 million per year from which he accrued an estimated net worth of $9 million.
Evidence of his wealth can be seen in a mansion he owns in Davenport, Iowa and a fleet of luxury cars that including Range Rover Sport, Lamborghini Aventador and a Tesla Model S.
Who is His Wife or Girlfriend?
Seth Rollins is a professional wrestler through and through, meaning he prefers focusing on his wrestling life than his personal life but that hasn’t kept his name out of various personal controversies. Although he is not yet married, the wrestler has been involved in a couple of relationships, one with Leighla Schultz and another with Zahra Schreiber.
His relationship with both women, who are also professional wrestlers, ended in controversies that involved published nude photos of himself and Zahra. Since the controversies passed, Seth Rollins has found a more quiet and stable relationship with a fellow WWE superstar, Becky Lynch. The couple announced their relationship on the 13th of May, 2019.
Seth Rollins’ Height and Weight
Seth Rollins competes in the heavyweight category due to his body size, which has a height of 6 feet 1 inch and a weight of 98kg. He is often seen sporting a beard and long wet hair, following in the tradition of many WWE superstars who have worn the iconic look.
Apart from his quintessential wrestler look, Seth Rollins is also a handsome man and it has reflected in the number of female fans he has.