- Birth Name: Leati Joseph Anoaʻi
- Born: May 25, 1985 (age 33)
- Residence: Tampa, Florida, U.S.
- Alma mater: Georgia Institute of Technology
- Spoue(s): Galina Becker (m, 2014)
- Children: 3
- Family: Anoaʻi
- Professional Wrestling Career
- Ring Name(s): Joe Anoa’i, Leakee, Roman Leakee, Roman Reigns
- Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
- Weight: 265 lb (120 kg)
- From: Pensacola, Florida
- Trained by: Afa Anoa’i, FCW, Sika Anoa’i
- Debut: August 19, 2010
Leati Joseph Anoaʻi (conceived May 25, 1985) is an American expert wrestler and a previous expert turf football player. He is a piece of the Anoaʻi family and is as of now marked to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Roman Reigns. He is the present Universal Champion in his first rule.
In the wake of playing university football for Georgia Tech, Anoaʻi began his expert football profession with brief off-season spells with the Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL) in 2007. He at that point played a full season for the Canadian Football League’s (CFL) Edmonton Eskimos in 2008 preceding his discharge and retirement from football. He then sought after a vocation in expert wrestling and was marked by WWE in 2010, answering to their formative domain Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). As Roman Reigns, he made his fundamental list make a big appearance in November 2012 close by Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins as The Shield. The trio joined together until June 2014, after which Reigns entered singles rivalry.
Reigns is a four-time best on the planet in WWE, having held the WWE World Heavyweight Championship three times and the Universal Championship once. He’s likewise a one-time United States Champion, a one-time Intercontinental Champion, a one-time WWE Tag Team Champion (with Rollins), the 2015 Royal Rumble victor, and the 2014 Superstar of the Year. He tied the WWE record for most disposals in a Survivor Series end coordinate with four in the 2013 occasion and set the then-record for most ends in a Royal Rumble coordinate with 12 in the 2014 occasion. After winning the Intercontinental Championship, he turned into the twenty-eighth Triple Crown Champion and the seventeenth Grand Slam Champion. He additionally turned into the second hotshot in history to vanquish The Undertaker at WrestleMania, which he did in 2017.
Since 2014, WWE has endeavored to set up Reigns as their next “face of the organization”, which has met with crowd disapproval. Reigns has featured various WWE pay-per-see occasions, including the last four WrestleManias (31, 32, 33 and 34).
Anoaʻi is half-Samoan and half-Italian. Both his dad Sika Anoaʻi and his sibling Rosey, who passed on April 17, 2017, were proficient wrestlers. As an individual from the Anoaʻi family, he is a cousin to previous expert wrestlers Yokozuna, Rikishi, Umaga, The Tonga Kid and first cousin once-expelled to The Usos and The Rock (non-biological).
Anoaʻi wedded Galina Joelle Becker toward the beginning of December 2014. He has a little girl named Joelle, with whom he showed up in an open administration declaration in June 2014. His significant other brought forth twin young men in 2016.
At the Georgia Institute of Technology, Anoaʻi studied management. He is a Catholic and utilizations the indication of the cross each time he enters the ring.
Anoaʻi considers Bret Hart his wrestling icon.