Samoa Joe

Birth Day March 17th, 1979
Birth Place Orange Country, California
Age 42 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Taurus

About Samoa Joe

Nuufolau Joel Seanoa known as Samoa Joe by ring name is an American professional wrestler. He has worked for WWE, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), and Ring of Honor (ROH) during his twenty years of career span since 2002. He has held the ROH World Championship for a record 21 months from March 2003 to December 2004, as well as the TNA X Division Championship five times, the TNA World Tag Team Championship twice, and the TNA Television Championship once; completing the TNA Triple Crown and the TNA Grand Slam. What's more, Samoa has even wrestled internationally and on the independent circuit for various promotions, winning several titles, including the GHC Tag Team Championship with Magnus in Pro Wrestling Noah, and he was an inaugural NWA Intercontinental Tag Team Champion with Keiji Sakoda in Pro Wrestling Zero1. He made his WWE debut match n May 2015, and signed a full-time contract with the company in June; he went on to become the first-ever two-time NXT Champion, and the co-winner of the inaugural Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic (with Finn Balor). Back then, he suffered a foot injury during a match with Titus O'Neil rendering him out of action for 3-4 months. Before becoming a wrestler, Seanoa worked as a mortgage broker. 

Professional wrestler, Samoa Joe against Finn Balor

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Samoa Joe was also a color commentator on Raw. He debuted as a commentator on the November 18 episode of Raw as the replacement for Dio Maddin, who was attacked by Brock Lesnar and remained on commentary throughout the following month. Later, he was replaced by Corey Graces on 12th April 2021. He is also famous as a sparring partner for "Team Punishment" member Justin McCully and is often in attendance in the locker room for "Team Punishment" fighters such as Tito Ortiz and Kendall Grove, with whom he maintains friendships. He is close friends with fellow wrestlers CM Punk, Homicide, Christopher Daniels, AJ Styles, and Rob Van Dam. Initially, he debuted in December 1999 in a match against "Uncle" Jess Hansen. He signed a contract with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) on 14th June 2005 and made his official debut five days later at the Slammiversary pay-per-view, defeating Sonjay Dutt in a match that saw him dubbed "The Samoan Submission Machine" by announcer Mike Tenay. He made his last appearance with the WWE on commentary at WrestleMania 37 and was released by the company on 15th April 2021. Apart from wrestling, he has appeared on Van Dam's Internet-based reality show RVD TV numerous times and has also briefly appeared on the American version of the TV Show "Distraction". 

Early Life and Family

Samoa Joe took birth on 17th March 1977 in Orange Country, California, the United States where he raised and grew up. His real name is Nuufolau Joel Seanoa. Born to an American family, he holds an American nationality. He came from American-White ethnicity making him the race of White. He is religious and his religion is Christian. Being born on 17th March, his birth date falls under Pisces. Pisces man is sensitive and often your most trusted friend. Recently, Samoa celebrated his 42nd birthday with his close ones. 

Samoa Joe's parent's name is still a mystery as he has not mentioned anything about them neither he has spoken anything about his sibling's details to the media. 

About his educational qualification, Samoa attended Ocean View High School where he became a California State Junior Judo Champion and was an all-league football player.

Samoa Joe Married Life

Married man, Samoa Joe's spouse name is Jessica Seneo who is also his long-time girlfriend. He and his wife tied knots on 27th July 2007 (wedding date). The couple does not have any kids as of now. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Samoa Joe with his wife, Jessica Seneo

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Samoa Joe Net Worth 

Professional wrestler and color commentator, Samoa Joe's net worth is estimated to have $5 million as per sources. He is receiving a salary of$800,000 annually as of today from his career. His major source of wealth comes from his wrestling career and he is living a luxurious lifestyle from his work. 

Samoa Joe Against The Opponent

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How tall is Samoa Joe?

Athletic and strong bodybuilder, Samoa Joe's height is 6 ft 2 in or 188 cm. Her balanced weight consists of 128 Kg or 282 lbs. His eye color is hazel and his hair color is black. 

Awards and Achievements

Ballpark Brawl

  • Natural Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

CBS Sports

  • Commentator of the Year (2020)
  • Smack Talker of the Year (2018)

Extreme Wrestling Federation

  • Xtreme 8 Tournament (2006)
  • IWA Mid-South
  • Revolution Strong Style Tournament (2004)

German Wrestling Association

  • GWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide

  • Tag Team Tournament (2006) – with AJ Styles, Homicide and Low Ki

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

  • Feud of the Year (2007) vs. Kurt Angle
  • Most Popular Wrestler of the Year (2006)
  • Ranked No. 4 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2006 and 2008

Pro Wrestling Noah

  • GHC Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Magnus
  • Pro Wrestling Zero-One
  • NWA Intercontinental Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Keiji Sakoda

Ring of Honor

  • ROH Pure Championship (1 time)
  • ROH World Championship (1 time)

SoCal Uncensored

  • Rookie of the Year (2000)

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling

  • TNA Television Championship (1 time)
  • TNA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • TNA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – by himself (1)[b] and Magnus (1)
  • TNA X Division Championship (5 times)
  • King of the Mountain (2008)
  • Maximum Impact Tournament (2011)
  • TNA X Division Championship Tournament (2014)
  • Super X Cup (2005)
  • Feast or Fired (2009 – World Heavyweight Championship contract)
  • TNA Turkey Bowl (2007)
  • Gauntlet for the Gold (2007 – TNA World Heavyweight Championship)
  • Wild Card Tournament (2011) – with Magnus
  • Third TNA Grand Slam Champion
  • Third TNA Triple Crown Champion
  • TNA Year End Awards (6 times)
  • Mr. TNA (2006, 2007)
  • X-Division Star of the Year (2006)
  • Feud of the Year (2006, 2007) vs. Kurt Angle
  • Finisher of the Year (2007) Muscle Buster

Ultimate Pro Wrestling

  • UPW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • UPW No Holds Barred Championship (1 time)

Samoa Joe Holding The Belt

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Wrestling Observer Newsletter

  • Best Brawler (2005, 2006)
  • Most Outstanding Wrestler (2005)
  • Pro Wrestling Match of the Year (2005) vs. Kenta Kobashi at Joe vs. Kobashi

WWE

  • NXT Championship (2 times)
  • WWE United States Championship (2 times)
  • Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic (2015) – with Finn Balor

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