|Real Name/Full Name||Lawrence Wendell Pfohl|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Lex Luger|
|Birth Place:||Buffalo, New York, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||2 June 1958|
|Age/How Old:||65 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 122 Kg
In Pounds – 270 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Unknown
Mother – Unknown
|College:||Pennsylvania State University, University of Miami|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Peggy Fulbright (m. 1979, div. 2003)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Brian, Lauren Ashley|
|Profession:||Retired professional wrestler, producer, football player|
|Net Worth:||$500 thousand|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
Lawrence Wendell Pfohl, popularly known by his ring name, Lex Luger, is a former professional wrestler and football player. After his retirement in 2011, he began working with WWE. He has also worked with Jim Crockett Promotions and World Championship Wrestling. He holds quite a number of championships from his wrestling career.
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Biography and Early Life
Lex Luger was born in Buffalo, New York, on 2 June 1958. His biography does not describe his upbringing or any information concerning his family. From a young age, he was a great football fan and followed Manchester United. He played football in his high school and college years before going for his wrestling career.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Lex Luger in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Lex Luger’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 23rd September 2023 having been born on 2 June 1958. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 270 lbs in Pound and 122kg in Kilograms.
During his high school days, he used to play football in Orchard Park, New York. He later received a scholarship to attend Pennsylvania State University, where he also played football. He transferred to the University of Miami at the end of his freshman year after his position was changed to be line-backer or defensive end. He was also a basketball player, although he decided to play football all through.
He played for the Miami Hurricanes in 1978. After leaving Miami, he then played for the Montreal Alouettes in a Canadian Football League. He signed with Green Bay Packers though he did not play the 1982 season. He retired from his football career in 1984 with the United States Football League, playing for Memphis Showboats, Jacksonville Bulls and Tampa Bay Bandits. He was in the same team with his future rival in WCW, Ron Simmons, while playing with the Bandits.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Luger had been married to Peggy Fulbright in 1979. Their first son, Brian, was born in 1986. Their first daughter, Lauren Ashley, was born in 1990. They got divorce in 2003.
In the same year, he got into a relationship with Miss Elizabeth Hulette. After being involved in a domestic dispute where Luger hit Hulette, he was charged with battery and was released on a $2500 bond. In May after Miss Elizabeth’s death, Luger was arrested for possession of drugs which caused her death after being mixed in her drink. He was later released on bail, $27, 500 and Elizabeth’s death was deemed accidental.
Is Lex Luger Gay?
No. Luger is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumours. He was married, although he later divorced his wife in 2003. He has two children. He has no history of being in a relationship after the death of his girlfriend, Miss Elizabeth.
After his retirement from his football career, he met Bob Roop, who gave him a chance in professional wrestling. After being trained by Hiro Matsuda, he joined Championship Wrestling from Florida (CWF), and his first win was on 31 August 1985, where he defeated Cocoa Samoa. In 1987, he began working with Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP).
He attained his second NWA United States Championship from 1989, attaining it from Barry Windham. Although he lost the title to Stan Hansen, he won it back in 1990. From 1991, he began competing for World Heavyweight Champion challenging Ric Flair. His loss during SuperBrawl II made him join the world Bodybuilding Federation (WBF) as a host on Saturday Morning Program.
He joined World Wrestling Federation in 1993 after being involved in an accident and WBF being closed. He was not active between 2002 and 2007. He has been working with WWE since 2011, this time with the wellness policy of the company.
Luger has received fame and recognition throughout his career. He has won such championships as the WCW World Heavyweight Championship on two occasions. He has been WWA World Heavyweight champion and also holds five consecutive NWA/WCW United States Heavyweight Champion. In 1993, he was crowned as the Most Popular Wrestler of that year.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lex Luger in 2023
As of 2023, Luger has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. Having worked with WWE for 21 years, he made a huge amount of money. He has also worked as a television producer at some point. His initial career was playing football, and that one, too, earned him a great amount of income. He has also earned some wealth from appearing in various films. He is the writer of the book, Wrestling with the Devil, and that one too has contributed to his earnings.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He suffered temporal paralysis after suffering nerve impingement. He had to undergo a series of antibiotic treatments for several months to recover.
- He was detained alongside Scott Rechsteiner and Marcus Bagwell for disturbance during a board on a plane.
- He was nicknamed The Total Package when he joined Jim Crockett Promotions.
Lex Luger is one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. He has won a lot of championships over the years, which made him even more popular. Although he had taken a decision to retire in 2002, he decided to return and continue with his wrestling career in 2007.