Is Roman Reigns Related to The Rock?

Published 11/21/2021, 11:31 PM EST
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JULY 13: Roman Reigns and Dwayne Johnson attend the Premiere Of Universal Pictures’ “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” at Dolby Theatre on July 13, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)


The entire WWE Universe knows about The Rock and Roman Reigns. They come from the infamous Anoa’i family. Although people know about them, they wonder if they’re really related to each other. After all, it’s hard to tell what’s a storyline and what’s real in the world of pro-wrestling.

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Roman Reigns and The Rock don’t hold the same blood, but they belong to the same family. They both are real-life cousins. As they belong to the Samoan family, they resemble themselves as cousins. The Samoans have been wrestling in the WWE industry for three decades.

The Rock is the son of WWE tag team Champion Rocky Johnson, while Roman Reigns’ father is Sika Anoa’i, the legendary Wild Samoan tag team member. Rocky Johnson was for a short tenure in WWE, however, The Rock became a big WWE superstar.

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The Rock debuted in 1995 as Rocky Maivia and later became one of the biggest sensations in WWE. WWE Universe witnessed the iconic journey from ‘Rocky Maivia’ to ‘The People’s Champion’. On the other hand, Roman Reigns debuted in 2010 in WWE. Later, he shifted to the main roster in 2012 as the leader of The Shield.

Who is the real cousin of Roman Reigns?

The Anoa’i family is very big and for decades, we know this family for its wrestling background. Most of the family members were top stars in the wrestling industry.

Roman Reigns had an elder brother, Matt aka Rosey, who died in 2017. Reigns also has a half-sister, Vanessa Anoa’i. However, his first cousins include Yokozuna and Umaga. Other cousins list also include The Uso bother, the sons of WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi. Also, Nia Jax, Jimmy Snuka are Reigns’ cousins. The list goes on with their family tree and big wrestling background.

Currently, Reigns is accompanied by The Uso brothers in an alliance called The Bloodline, which resembles their Samoan family. Also, in the movie ‘Fast and Furious Hobbs and Shaw The Rock showed his Samoan family in the last segment of the movie.

What is Roman Reigns’ Networth?

Roman Reigns has come a long way up in his WWE career. His WWE career is one of the successful runs in WWE history. Many Superstars lack to get this colossal success in a short period. However, Reigns showed his worth in the main roster and soon went to become the next face of the company.

 

Roman Reigns is a former 3-time WWE Champion and 2-time Universal Champion. Currently, he is the Universal Champion on the SmackDown roster. He is the top star in the WWE right now. His journey from ‘The Big Dog’ to ‘The Tribal Chief’ is insane, with many iconic matches.

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Roman Reigns is one of the highest-paid superstars in WWE. According to the reports, ‘The Tribal Chief’ has a net worth of $15 million in 2021. With the WWE, he earns around $5 million per year. However, with extra advantages and rewards, it skyrockets. This isn’t his only source of money; he also works as an actor in films and has significant sponsorship deals.

With his successful wrestling career, Roman Reigns has bagged huge fame and money. His popularity has reached big heights with his power-packed performance and attitude. Currently, he is the Universal Champion on Friday Night SmackDown.

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Yash Sawant

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Yash is a WWE and AEW writer at EssentiallySports. Currently, Yash is a BSC student and along with his studies follows his favorite sport. Being a WWE fan since 2012, Yash loves all things related to wrestling.

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