Better known by her ring name Sasha Banks, Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado is a professional wrestler born on January 26, 1992. She started her wrestling career in 2010 at Chaotic Wrestling where she had received her initial training. From 2010 to 2012, she not only wrestled for Chaotic Wrestling but also for a few other companies including New England Championship Wrestling and National Wrestling Alliance.
Mercedes took part in the tryout camp of World Wrestling Entertainment during June 2012 after which she was signed by WWE and assigned to its developmental territory, NXT under the ring name Sasha Banks. Over the next 3 years, she performed at NXT, competing in several matches and also holding the NXT Women’s Championship once. Having performed really well at NXT, Sasha Banks made her official WWE main roster debut in July 2015 after which she allied with Tamina Snuka and Naomi, naming their team B.A.D (Beautiful and Dangerous). As far as the personal life of her is concerned, Sasha Banks is engaged with wrestler Sarath Ton, better known as Rutherford Hayes.
Sasha Banks Measurements Height Weight Bra Size Age
|Real Name||Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado|
|Nickname||KV, The Boss|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Billed Height||in centimeters- 165 cm|
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5″
|Weight||in Kilograms- 52 kg|
in Pounds- 115 lbs
|WWE Debut||NXT: 12 December 2012|
RAW: 13 July 2015
|Achievements (Main ones)||• Chaotic Wrestling Women’s Championship (1 time)|
• NXT Women’s Championship (1 time)
• WWE Raw Women’s Championship (2 time)
• Pro Wrestling Illustrated Women of the Year (2015)
|Date of Birth||26 January 1992|
|Age (as in 2018)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||Fairfield, California,|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aquarius|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father– Not Known|
Mother– Judith Varnado
Brother– 1 (Physically disabled)
|Favorite Wrestlers||Eddie Guerrero, Rey Mysterio, Chris Benoit, Akira Hokuto|
|Favorite Movie||The Wolf of Wall Street|
|Favorite Music||K-pop (South Korean pop music)|
|Favorite Animated Series||Sailor Moon (Japanese)|
|Boys, Family & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Sarath Ton aka Kid Makaze|
|Marriage Date||4 August 2016|
|Husband/Spouse||Sarath Ton (Former Indy Wrestler)|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sasha Banks
- Does Sasha Banks smoke: Not Known
- Does Sasha Banks drink alcohol: Yes
- In order to find schools and hospitals for her disabled brother, young Sasha and her family had to relocate to a new place every now and then.
- In her younger days, Sasha loved watching Pro-wrestling on TV, to the extent that despite her mother’s resentment, she would sneak into her brother’s room (having a TV) to continue watching and learning the art of wrestling.
- Sasha began her wrestling career on the independent circuit, where she wrestled under the name Mercedes KV.
- She is a first cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg, music producer Daz Dillinger, and singers Brandy Norwood and Ray J.
- Sasha’s husband, Sarath Ton, a former Indy wrestler, who worked a match or two with WWE NXT, is now working with the promotion as a costume designer.
- All of Sasha’s costumes and accessories are inspired by Singer-songwriter Beyoncé.