Samoa Joe has set himself apart from other wrestlers, establishing himself as one of the big names in the profession. Among the various ways via which he has distinguished himself, The Samoa Submission Machine stands out as a nickname that can induce palpitation of the heart in an opponent. The man behind the alias is one of the nightmares in the wrestling sports; his outstanding performance has always put his opponents at an instant disadvantage and when the submission machine strikes, it is a killer blow.
Since the brutal wrestler stormed the wrestling world, he has been on a steady rise and, his vicious assault of other wrestlers in the ring has been continuously featured on several platforms to the delight of the wrestling universe. The likes of Brock Lesnar, Seth Rollins, Finn Bálor, and Roman Reigns have not been spared from his lethal skills.
Samoa Joe Biceps Size Height Weight Body Measurements
|Real Name||Nuufolau Joel Seanoa|
|Nickname||Samoan Submission Machine, Submission Specialist|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Billed Height||in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in Feet-Inches- 6’ 2″
|Billed Weight||in Kilograms- 129 kg
in Pounds- 285 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 50 Inches
– Waist: 37 Inches
– Biceps: 18 Inches
|Debut||TNA: 19 June 2005
WWE NXT: 20 May 2015
WWE RAW (Main Roster): 30 January 2016
|Titles Won/Achievements||• TNA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
• TNA World Tag Team Championships (1 time)
• TNA X Division Championship (5 times)
• WWE NXT Championship (2 times)
|Slam/Finishing move||Muscle Buster
|Date of Birth||17 March 1979|
|Age (as in 2018)||39 Years|
|Birth Place||Orange County, California, USA|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|Hometown||Orange County, California, USA|
|School||Ocean View High School, California, USA|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father– Name Not Known (Died October 2014)
Mother– Name Not Known
|Hobbies||Playing video games|
|Favourite Wrestler||Nobuhiko Takada|
|Favourite Movie||The Shawshank Redemption|
Girls, Family & More
|Wife||Jessica Seona (m.2007-present)|
|Children||Daughter– Not Known
Son– Not Known
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Samoa Joe
- Does Samoa Joe smoke: Not Known
- Does Samoa Joe drink alcohol: Yes
- Samoa’s parents used to operate the largest Polynesian dance troop named Tiare Productions in the United States. In an interview, Samoa said that at the age of 5, he himself participated in most of the troop’s performances. “I danced, played the drums, sang….toured the world with my family three times – China, Japan, Europe, across the US, everywhere,” said Samoa. Tiare Productions even went on to perform at the 1984 Summer Olympic games.
- As Samoa grew up, he started inclining more towards wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) than academics. As a result, he has crowned the California State Junior Judo Champion during his high school years.
- Though it is hard to fathom a man like Samoa doing a white collar job, this was actually the case, as before joining the world of pro-wrestling, he worked as a mortgage broker.
- He was the longest reigning Champion ever at the independent wrestling promotion- Ring of Honor (ROH). From March 2003 to December 2004, Samoa’s Championship reign spanned a period of 635 days.
- Although it is a common known fact that former wrestler Mick Foley has a knack of spotting wrestling talents, not many people know that the likes of Cm Punk and Samoa Joe made it to the WWE because of him. Mick Foley first suggested Samoa Joe to the WWE in the year 2005, however, he could not convince the owner, Vince McMahon, at that time. Thus, Samoa joined rival promotion TNA as a full-time wrestler.
- Samoa is fluent in all kinds of freestyle wrestling namely Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo and Muay-Thai.