Samoa Joe a.k.a Nuufolau Joel Seanoa is a famous American wrestler and color commentator. Samoa Joe’s ring name is ‘Samoa Joe’.
Table of Biography
Samoa Joe was born on 17 March 1979 and he is currently 43 years old. He hails from Orange County, California, and his zodiac sign is Pisces. As a child, he mainly lived in Huntington Beach and spent time also in ʻEwa Beach, Hawaii. Talking about his family, they founded a Polynesian dance troupe called Tiare Productions. His birth name is Nuufolau Joel Seanoa.
This personality then made his stage debut at the 1984 Summer Olympics opening. Back then, this wrestler was only 5 years old. Furthermore, this personality became a California State Junior Judo Champion. He was also an all-league football player. He achieved these when he attended Ocean View High School. Furthermore, he is more popular with his ring name Samoa Joe.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Samoa Joe is a wrestler as well as a color commentator. Throughout his career, this wrestler has worked for WWE, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), as well as Ring of Honor (ROH). Prior to becoming a wrestler, this personality worked as a mortgage broker.
Talking more about his professional achievement, Seanoa established himself in ROH from the promotion’s beginning. This was back in the year 2002. This wrestler held the ROH World Championship for a record 21 months. This was from March 2003 to December 2004.
After he joined TNA in June 2005, this wrestler embarked on a 19-month-long undefeated streak. He also went on to hold the TNA World Heavyweight Championship once. He then held the TNA X Division Championship five times and the TNA World Tag Team Championship twice. Furthermore, he also held the TNA Television Championship once.
Furthermore, this wrestler also completed the TNA Triple Crown as well as the TNA Grand Slam. Likewise, this personality wrestled internationally as well as on the independent circuit for various promotions. He won several titles including the GHC Tag Team Championship with Magnus. This was in Pro Wrestling Noah.
Moreover, Seanoa was an inaugural NWA Intercontinental Tag Team Champion. He won this with Keiji Sakoda in Pro Wrestling Zero1. However, this wrestler left TNA in February 2015 and he briefly competed again in ROH before his independent circuit.
Additionally, this wrestler officially debuted in WWE’s developmental territory NXT in May 2015. He then signed a full-time contract with the company in June. This player then became the 1st-ever two-time NXT Champion as well as the co-winner of the inaugural Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic with Finn Bálor.
After he joined the main roster in January 2017, this wrestler headlined several WWE pay-per-view events. This happened after he was assigned to the Raw brand. Moreover, this wrestler also contended for the Universal Championship as well as the WWE Championship during his time on the SmackDown brand.
Moreover, in March 2019, this wrestler won his only title on the main roster – the United States Championship. After several injuries, this wrestler became a color commentator on Raw. This personality was released from his contract in April 2021. However, this wrestler re-signed only two months later to be an on-screen authority figure on NXT. Shortly after, he returned to in-ring competition and then won the NXT Championship. This win was this personality’s 3rd win in his career before he was released once again in January 2022.
Samoa Joe is a happily married man. His wife’s name is Jessica Seanoa and this lovely couple tied the knot on 27 July 2007. Besides this, there is no further information related to this wrestler’s love life like his children, extra-marital affairs, etc. Moreover, this giant wrestler is an animal lover and we can find numerous Instagram posts dedicated to animals, especially dogs.
Samoa Joe stands tall at an approximate height of 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm and his weight of around 282 lbs or 128 kgs. Furthermore, this wrestler has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color. The wrestler’s other body measurements like his dress size, shoe size, chest-waist-hip measures, biceps, etc. are still under review.
Social Media and Net Worth
Talking about his social media presence, Samoa Joe joined Twitter in March 2009 and so far has over 887.3K followers on his @samoajoe account. Likewise, he is available on Instagram under the username @samoajoe and has more than 918k followers as of March 2022. Additionally, this wrestler created his “Samoa Joe” Youtube channel on 9 January 2019. This channel has garnered more than 400k views and 40.7K subscribers. Moving on, this wrestler has a net worth of around $5 million US dollars.