Leati Joseph "Joe" Anoa'i is an American professional wrestler, actor, and former professional gridiron football player. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Roman Reigns, and is the current WWE Universal Champion in his second reign. He is part of the Anoa'i wrestling family, which also includes his father Sika Anoaʻi, brother Rosey, and cousins The Usos, Yokozuna, Rikishi, Umaga, The Tonga Kid, and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson After playing college football for Georgia Tech, Anoaʻi started his professional football career with brief off-season stints with the Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League in 2007. He then played a full season for the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos in 2008 before his release and retirement from football. He then pursued a career in professional wrestling and was signed by WWE in 2010, reporting to their developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling.
|Born||Leati Joseph Anoaʻi, May 25, 1985, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Georgia Institute of Technology|
|Occupation||Professional wrestler, actor, gridiron football player|
WWE Tag Team Champion who made his debut in 2012 as a member of The Shield. In 2016, he was drafted to the Raw brand. In 2018, he went on hiatus after being diagnosed with leukemia. In 2019, he appeared in the action film Hobbs & Shaw.
He was a Florida Tag Team Champion, while wrestling in Florida Championship Wrestling.
The Authority (professional wrestling) members. Anoa'i family. Sportspeople from Pensacola, Florida. Professional wrestlers from Florida. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football players. Canadian football defensive linemen. American football defensive linemen