Samoa Joe is one of the hardest-hitting grapplers in the sports-entertainment game. Leaving the WWE Universe to wonder, he has arrived in NXT.Joe has made a name for himself in America’s top independent promotions, as well as Japan and Europe. Although he has never stepped in WWE ring until now yet Joe has crossed paths with fan’s fame of John Cena, Roman Reigns, Daniel Bryan, Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn throughout his career. He is a real hybrid wrestler, having a mixture of lethal kicks with submission holds that can catch an opponent and tap them out. Let’s have a brief look on Samoa Joe biography.
About Samoa Joe:
Another prominent name in the world of wrestling is Samoa Joe who is currently a professional WWE wrestler. He is considered among those wrestler who earn his fame and name by his outstanding performance and hard work.The wrestler with the height of 6 feet 2 inches and weight of 128 kgs, having salary of $30,000 and net worth of $ 4 million is among top rising talent of WWE.
Joe’s real name is Nuufolau Joel “Joe” Seanoa. The outstanding professional wrestler was born on March 17, 1979 in Orange country California. He is an American professional wrestler who is better known by his ring name Samoa Joe. From very beginning almost at the age of five Samoa made his stage debut at the 1984 Summer Olympics. While attending Ocean View High school, he was also a league football player. Before wrestler he worked as a mortgage broker too.
Professional Wrestling Career:
Joe was the first graduate trainer of UIWA west coast Dojo who debuted against his uncle just 3 month after training. Samoa promotions wrestled in Ultimate Pro Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Zero, Pro Wrestling Noah, Ring of Honor and TNA Wrestling. He signed UPW in (2000-2001) where he feuded with Cena and made appearance on WWF.Here he met Bruce Pritchard and Jim Ross who told him that he has no future in pro wrestling. However, later on he became the longest reigning UPW heavy weight Champion ever.
In June 2001 he made his trip to Japan for wrestling as well as annual burning heart tournament. He continued to travel and worked for promotion till 2002 both as Samoa Joe and King Joe, in year 2002, on his return to US, he joined the Rank of east coast base Ring Of Honor (ROH) .Joe made his debut at Glory by honor where he impressed his fans by his hard hitting style. Hereafter Joe quickly raised the ranks and won number of championships. He joined TNA in year 2005 and won TNA heavy weight championship. He then, signed Pro Wrestling Noah in 2007-2012 and returned to ROH in year 2015.From 2015 to onward he is working with WWE NXT.
Title held by Samoa Joe:
Following title are held by Joe throughout his wrestling career.
Natural Heavyweight Championship, NWA Intercontinental Tag Team Championship, PWA Pure Wrestling Championship, ROH Pure Championship, ROH World Championship, TNA World Heavyweight Championship, TNA World Tag-Team Championship, TNA X-Division Championship (4 times), Triple Crown Championship, TWE Heavyweight Championship, UPW Heavyweight Championship, UPW No Hold Barred Championship (2 times) and UWA Tag-Team Championship (2 times).
About his personal life, he is a married wrestler having a beautiful wife. Her name is Jessica Seanoa. She is also a prominent wrestler. The wrestler duo got married in year 2007 and they are living happily with each other.