When we talk about the man of fantasy, what kind of character comes into your mind? Someone hard as a rock from outside but soft as a sheep’s wool?
Well, you know who I am, indicating someone who is a pure athlete, strong, determined, fearless, and at the same time, an internal peacemaker, sensitive, perceptive, and patient.
Of course, he is none other than Shelton Benjamin.
Shelton Benjamin, aka Shelton James Benjamin, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, performing on the Raw brand.
Furthermore, he carries a long history of wrestling, and he is one of the few to have such a story in WWE.
Not to mention, he made his foremost professional wrestling debut in WWE’s developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), where he held the Southern Tag Team Championship four times.
In fact, who had thought that someone who grew in a dangerous city of weapons and drugs would bloom and thrive instead of getting withered.
Moreover, Benjamin started early in his sophomore year at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School.
Today, we take you to the deepest corner of his steps, and before it, some of the common facts are listed below.
|Full Name||Shelton James Benjamin|
|Date of Birth||July 9, 1975|
|Birth Place||Orangeburg, South Carolina, U.S.|
|Nick Name||The Gold Standard|
|Age||46 Years Old|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||248 lb (112 kg)|
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Mother’s Name||Thea Vidale (famously known as Momma Benjamin, not a birth mother)|
|Education||Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School
Lassen Community College
North Carolina State University
University of Minnesota
|Kids||Two daughters (one of the daughter’s name is Kayana)|
|Ring Name||Shelton Benjamin
Shelton X Benjamin
|Billed from||Minneapolis, Minnesota
Orangeburg, South Carolina
|Debut||2000 (WWE Television Debut)|
|Net Worth||$2 million – $5 million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
|Last Update||June, 2022|
Shelton Benjamin | Early Life
On July 9, 1975, Benjamin was born under the star sign of Cancer to his parents in Orangeburg, South Carolina.