|Real Name/Full Name
|Robert Booker Tio Huffman
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Plain Dealing, Louisiana, U.S.
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|1 March 1965
|59 years old
|In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
|In Kilograms – 116 Kg
In Pounds – 256 lbs
|Kennedy Rose Huffman and Brandon Huffman
Booker T is a professional wrestler and wrestling promoter. In his career, he has won many championships. He is the founder and owner of Reality of Wrestling, an independent promotion in Texas. Booker T is also a color commentator and colorist and is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment. In World Championship Wrestling, he was the most decorated wrestler.
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Biography and Early Life
Booker T’s real name is Robert Booker Tio Huffman, and was born on March 1, 1965. He was born in Plain Dealing, Louisiana, and has seven older siblings. Both his parents died when he was 13 years old. Following this, he used to live with his sister. A year later, he began to live with his brother Stevie Ray Huffman.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Booker T in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Booker T’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 1 March 1965. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 256 lbs in Pound and 116kg in Kilograms.
During his school days, Booker T used to play basketball and football. He was also a drum major. He was sentenced to five years in prison due to two aggravated robbery counts. However, he was released after 19 months and was placed on parole. Booker T used to work in a storage company and attended a wrestling school that was funded by the company’s boss.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
In 1996, Booker T got married to Levestia Huffman. Their relationship came to an end in 2001. In 2005, he got married to wrestling valet and beauty queen Sharmell Sullivan. They have twins, a girl, Kennedy, and a boy, Kendrick. He also has a son named Brandon from his relationship with his high school girlfriend.
Is Booker T Gay?
Booker T is a father of three children and has been married twice. His sexual orientation is straight as he is neither bisexual nor gay. He is a ladies’ man and also has a son from his former girlfriend.
Booker T made his professional wrestling debut in a program called Western Wrestling Alliance!. He used to wrestle in independent circuits in Texas. Later, he was hired by Global Wrestling Federation (GWF). In 1992, he became the GWF Tag Team Champion along with Stevie Ray. In 1993, he joined World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Both the brothers won the WCE Tag Team Championship in 1994.
In December 1997, he became the WCW World Television Champion. At the 2000 WCW Bash at the Beach, Booker T defeated Jeff Jarret and the WCW World Heavyweight Champion. He has also won the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship and became the WCW Triple Crown winner. In 2001, WCW was taken by WWE. During his time in the WWE, he has feuded with many wrestlers including Stone Cold Steve Austin, Edge, The Rock, and Chris Jericho.
In 2006, Booker T won the King of the Ring tournament. The same year, he defeated Rey Mysterio for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. He has also won the WWE Triple Crown. From 2007 to 2008, he was a part of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. He has also made his presence at the International Wrestling Association. In 2012, he became the general manager of SmackDown.
Booker T has also done commentary for WWE. In 2017, he was named as the color commentator of WWE RAW. Apart from being a professional wrestler, Booker T is also the founder of Reality of Wrestling promotion. He has done many other endeavors and has and has also appeared in films and TV shows. His film and TV credits include Ready to Rumble, Charmed, and The Weakest Link.
Booker T has been twice inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. In 2000, Pro Wrestling Illustrated named him as the Inspirational Wrestler of the Year. Along with Stevie Ray, the Cauliflower Alley Club conferred him with the Tag Team Award in 2018.
In 2018, he was inducted into the George Tragos Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. Booker T is the winner of the 2006 King of the Ring. Additionally, he has won multiple championships in his career including WCW Championships, WWE World Heavyweight Championship, and WCW World Heavyweight Championship.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Booker T in 2024
As of 2024, The estimated net worth of Booker T is $6 million. This fortune comes from his career as a professional wrestler. He witnessed a lot of hardships after the death of his parents. However, he took things positively and became the winner of many championships in WCW and WWE.
Part of his wealth also comes by appearing in films and TV shows. Booker T was the host of his own radio show called Team Time with King Booker. He has also released two autobiographies and was seen in a music video by Bad Bunny in 2020. Additionally, he has his own wrestling promotion, Pro Wrestling Alliance.
Booker T is highly influential. Having a career with a bad start, he was successful enough to become an established wrestler. His success has made him win the triple crown in both WWE and WCW. He has many fans across the world and has done multiple endeavors in his career including commentary and radio shows.