Baron Corbin is a former football player, wrestler, and former boxer. Baron Corbin eventually became known as King Corbin for the SmackDown brand. Baron also works as a constable for Stephanie McMahon on RAW.
The most accomplished WWE Superstars fear him as one of the contenders.
On the other hand, he is despised by a large number of people.
As a result, in 2019, he has crowned PWI’s Most Hated Wrestler of the Year.
Childhood & Family
Baron Corbin was born on September 13, 1984, in Lenexa, Kansas, U.S. Baron is 37 years old as of 2022.
His father, Steven Pestock, and mother, Mona Pestock, gave birth to Baron.
Corbin’s father passed away in 2008. Steven Pestock succumbs to the effects of Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease.
By keeping the ring on his chain, Baron keeps his father’s memories alive.
He also got a tattoo of his grandfather and father’s portraits on his leg.
These two guys were crucial in shaping Baron’s character and in instilling in him the importance of hard labor.
His father was an ironworker who constructed houses and bridges.
In the same way, he grew up in Lenexa, Kansas, with his brother Danny Pestock.
Baron is also a former grappling champion and a retired boxer who has won the Golden Gloves three times.
Baron received his studies at Northwest Missouri State University.
During his undergraduate years, though, he was more concerned with football than with his schoolwork.
In college, Baron was an offensive lineman for his football team.
During his time at Northwest Missouri State University, Baron was a rising star in NCAA Division II.
Furthermore, he is a former football player. The “Indianapolis Colts” and the “Arizona Cardinals” both used Baron as an offensive tackle.
Salary and Net Worth
Baron Corbin’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million in the same period.
However, nothing about his assets or other sources of income is known at this time.
WWE pays Corbin a high salary of roughly $285,000 as a professional performer.
Facts of Baron Corbin
|Real Name||Thomas Pestock|
|Nickname/Stage Name||The Lone Wolf, King Corbin, Baron Corbin|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||September 13, 1984|
|Slam/Finishing move||End of Days|
|WWE Debut||NXT: October 18, 2012|
WWE (Main Roster): April 3, 2016 (At Wrestlemania 32)
|Birth Place||Lenexa, Kansas, U.S.|
|Age||37 Years Old|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Virgo|
|Hometown||Lenexa, Kansas, U.S.|
|Hobbies||Watching American Football, Listening to Music, Riding Motorbikes|
|College||Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri, U.S.|
|Favorite Bands/Artists||In This Moment, Slipknot, Slipknot, Lamb of God, Amigo the Devil|
|Favorite Wrestler||Harley Race|
|Signature Move||Deep Six|
|Wife||Rochelle Alexandra Roman|
|Residence||Tampa, Florida, U.S|
|NFL Position||Offensive Guard (Indianapolis Colts and Arizona Cardinals)|
|Merch||Trading Card, WWE Elite Action Figure|
|Last Update||June 2022|
Career in Football
Corbin began his college career as an offensive lineman at Northwest Missouri State University.
In 2007, he was selected honorable mention in the MIAA, and in 2008, he was named first-team all-MIAA.
After graduating from college, Baron joined the Indianapolis Colts on April 27, 2009. He also inked a contract with the Arizona Cardinals on January 18, 2010. However, on September 3, he was released.
On January 4, 2011, he also signed a new contract with the Cardinals. He was, however, released the following year, on September 2, 2011.
Baron had won the Amateur boxing title twice by the age of 21. He also won three times the Kansas-Missouri Golden Gloves regional championship.
His boxing career, like his football one, did not last long. After losing to Andrae Cathron at the 2008 Golden Gloves National Tournament of Champions, he retired.
Baron’s wrestling career began with his debut on NXT in 2012, which lasted until 2016. Baron was promoted to SmackDown by the end of it.
In addition, he debuted on November 1, 2016. Shane McMahon suspended him for a week a year later, on April 26, 2017.
He competed in the Money in the Bank Ladder Match in 2017. On April 16, 2018, he was drafted to RAW as part of the WWE Superstar Shake-up.
Baron also got into an argument with Seth Rollins after challenging him for the WWE Universal Championship.
Lacy Evans was chosen as a special guest referee for the contest. Seth Rollins retained the WWE Universal Championship at the conclusion of the bout.
Furthermore, at Extreme Rules, Evans and Corbin took on Lynch and Rollins. Against the tandem, Rollins and Lynch were able to successfully defend their respective championships.
In addition, in 2019, Baron competed in the King of the Ring Tournament. In the final bout, he defeated Chad Gable. He overcame MIZ in the first round and Cedric Alexander in the quarterfinals.
He then went on to win the semifinals over Samoa Joe and Ricochet. During the King of the Ring contest, he was one of sixteen contenders.
The origin and evolution of WrestleMania Baron’s wrestling demeanor has been linked to Cory Graves, Billy Gunn, Kane, and Dusty Rhodes.
As a result, the former NFL player made his WrestleMania debut at the age of 32.
Not to note, after defeating Kane in the André the Giant Memorial battle royal, Corbin was added to the Royal Rumble roaster. On January 29, 2017, Corbin lasted over 32 minutes at the Royal Rumble.
Following his RAW draft, he changed his look and became the RAW Constable. Baron also took over as RAW’s acting General Manager after Kurt Angle went on vacation.
Braun Strowman was the subject of one of his most famous feuds. He also has no grudges against Bobby Lashley, Drew McIntyre, or Lio Rush.
After the McMahon family took control, Baron was removed from his duties. In addition, on September 18, 2018, he will compete for the WWE Universal Championship against Roman Reigns.
During the main event, however, Baron was unable to capture the title against the Roman reigns.
In 2019, Corbin launched a vicious attack on AJ Styles.
Nonetheless, it’s unclear whether Styles was seriously hurt.
At WrestleMania 36
“The Big Dog” and Baron had a long-running feud. Roman Reigns challenged Goldberg for the Universal Championship at WrestleMania 36.
As a result, Baron was left out of WrestleMania 36 without a match.
Baron, on the other hand, was scheduled to face Elias at the Grandest Stage of them all by WWE.
John Cena was reported to be Elias’ opponent.
However, it was announced in an interview that the idea had been scrapped, and John Cena would instead fight Bray Wyatt.
The match between Corbin and Elias, on the other hand, concluded with Elias winning.
Wife & Child
Baron Corbin is married to his girlfriend Rochelle. Rochelle Alexandra Roman is a Florida native.
The public is kept in the dark about the other minor facts of their connections and activities.
Nonetheless, on April 29, 2017, Baron and Rochelle exchanged wedding vows. The extravagant wedding took place in Clearwater, Florida.
Baron had an affair with Maria Brink, the main vocalist of the band ‘This Moment,’ prior to his relationship with Rochelle.
For the time being, though, Baron is a faithful husband to Rochelle and his daughter.
Yes, Ryane Pestock is the wonderful daughter of the nice couple.
After welcoming a daughter into their lives on August 28, 2019, the couple’s joy knew no bounds.
Rumors and Controversy
Someone is bound to criticize and ridicule you if you are a public person. As a result, Baron was chastised as a footballer.
Not to mention that it did not help his NFL career. Despite this, Baron has remained uninvolved in any new issues or speculations.
Height and Weight
Baron Corbin measures 6 feet 8 inches tall and weighs roughly 129 kilograms. He was built like a field player.
However, in 2021, he followed a healthy diet, exercised hard, and lost a significant amount of weight. His metamorphosis astounded his fans.
His chest measures 48 inches, his biceps measure 19 inches, and his waist is 35 inches.
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Corbin’s tattoo is primarily inspired by his friends and family, much like any other person’s.
This WWE superstar has a total of 18 tattoos on his body.
Baron has a horrific wolf tattoo on his calf as well. In the video below, he reveals the meanings behind his tattoos.
Social Media Presence
Baron is a well-known figure on social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram.
Under the alias, he has over 998k Instagram followers.
In addition, Baron’s Twitter account has over 479k followers.
His Twitter handle is @BaronCorbinWWE, and you may follow him there.