Shelton Benjamin

by John Max 15 Feb,2017
Shelton Benjamin
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 2 Inch
Weight in KG 112kg kg
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Shelton James Benjamin
  • Net Worth $2.3 million.
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country Orangeburg
  • Married to N/A
  • Famous Name Shelton Benjamin
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Currently Club WWE

Shelton James Benjamin a.k.a. Shelton Benjamin is a professional wrestler who is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under the SmackDown brand. Previously, he wrestled for the New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), and Pro Wrestling Noah (PWN) with the ring name of Shelton X Benjamin and at Ring of Honor (ROH), under his real name. 

Furthermore, Benjamin is possibly single and unmarried but has a daughter named Kyana. As of 2019, he holds a tremendous net worth. 

How Much Is Shelton Benjamin Net Worth In 2019? 

Benjamin's net worth in 2015 was estimated at $2.3 million. However, as of 2019, his net worth is under review. According to the source, professional wrestler makes around $500,000 to $1 million, hence, we can assume that his earning (salary) around $1 million per annum. 

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Moreover, he owns a lavish mansion in Spring, Texas (TX), US. Also, his car collection is quite impressive. He has Ferarri worth $188,425 - $400,000, Mercedes which price ranges from $34,475, and BMW worth $30,025 - $103,225. 

Shelton Benjamin Personal Life

WWE Wrestler, Benjamin, who hits his opponent hard has a soft spot as well, and that spot is for his daughter, Kyana. He makes time from his busy schedule to spend quality time with her and shares the precious moment via his official social media as well.

In May 2017, the father congratulated her daughter on graduating from high school. Further, Benjamin is not only a father to his daughter, Kyana but he is also a godfather to the oldest daughter of WWE Hall of Famer, Charlie Haas.

Although he has babbled about his daughter, the mother of his daughter is still in the umbrae, and her identity remains a secret until now. 

In a nutshell, Shelton has yet to get married and experience a conjugal life with a wife. Also, there are no records of his past affairs or girlfriend.

Apart, Physique Shelton Benjamin loves video games a lot. Similarly, he has a great interest in arts. 

Shelton Benjamin Early Life and Education

A native of Orangeburg, South Carolina, Shelton Benjamin was born on July 9, 1975.  He holds an American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. Further, his astrological sign is Cancer.

Shelton Benjamin started his fighting career at his high school Wilkinson at Orangeburg. There he became two-time South Carolina State High School heavyweight wrestling Champion and recorded the High school record of 122-10 overall win-loss.

Later, he enrolled Lassen Community College in Susanville, California. At that college, Shelton became a Track Field champion and collegiate wrestling champion of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

Correspondingly, he was transferred to the University of Minnesota with a wrestling scholarship for his junior years and senior years in college. He also served as an assistant wrestling coach at Alma meter and trained at Ohio Valley Wrestling with Brock Lesnar.

Shelton Benjamin Professional Life

In 2000, Shelton Benjamin made his professional wrestling career debut with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) working in its development territory Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). In that respect, he formed a tag team partner with Brock Lesnar. The team achieved several titles such as OVW Southern Tag Team Championship, Rico Constantino, and The Prototype. They were recognized as the “Minnesota Stretching Crew.”

Afterward, Shelton was moved by WWE to the main roster in 2003 where he formed a partnership with Kurt Angle and Charlie Hass named Team Angle. He also won the World’s Greatest Tag Time Title with an assist of Charlie Hass.

Shelton has won numerous championships such as Intercontinental Championship for three times, The United States Championships and two-time Tag Team championship with Hass.  

On April 17, 2018, an episode of SmackDown, after seemingly wishing Gable good luck on his move to the Raw brand on Twitter, Benjamin claimed his account got hacked and started to demoralize Gable, prior to issuing a challenge to anyone in the locker room.

Further, Randy Orton initially accepted the challenge, nevertheless, while making his way to the ring, Jeff Hardy came out and accept the challenge instead, defeating Benjamin.

Shelton Benjamin Height and Weight

  • Shelton Benjamin stands 6 feet 2 inches tall
  • He weighs around 248 lb, which is around 112 kg. 
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