Best known for his ring names which are Big Larry, Rami Sebei, El Generico, and Steve McFly, Sami Zayn is a professional wrestler whose love for the wrestling sports dates back to his childhood but he, however, kicked off his wrestling career at the age 20.
Currently signed to WWE, and performing on the RAW brand, he made his career debut on July 14, 2002, with the International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS). His early career days saw him work with Pro Wrestling Guerrilla for almost nine years as a supporter and campaigner for his team in the wrestling.
Before he joined WWE, Zayn performed under the ring name El Generico on the independent circuit and was famous for his iconic catchphrase “Olé” and mask which he donned from his debut in 2002 until 2013. He, however, dropped his mask after he was signing to WWE. Over the course of his career in WWE, he has made a name for himself as a one-time Slammy Award winner and a former NXT Champion.
Big Larry’s robust career has also earned him some accolades in Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), having won the World Tag Team Champion five times and PWG World Champion twice. He is famed for winning the Battle of Los Angeles in 2011 and the Dynamite Duumvirate Tag Team Title Tournament in 2010 as well. These victories, to date, placed him ahead of his contemporaries.
He has become a regular face on several tournaments such as Royal Rumble, WWE World Heavyweight Championship, SmackDown, and others, and has carved out a niche for himself in the world of wrestling.
He is the winner of the DDT Pro-Wrestling’s KO-D Openweight Championship in Japan and wXw Unified World Wrestling Championship in Germany. Sami Zayn has also shared the ring with many wrestling elites including The Undertaker, John Cena, Triple H, Seth Rollin, and others.
The super skillful wrestler is also a two-time IWS World Heavyweight Champion for the Montreal-based International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS) and the winner of ROH World Television Championship.
Sami Zayn Biography, Age
Sami Zayn’s real name is Sebei. He was born to Syrian parents on June 12, 1984, in Laval, Quebec, Canada. He belongs to Asian-Canadian descent while his nationality is Canadian. The wrestler’s birth sign is Cancer.
Prior to his birth, precisely in the 1970s, the wrestler’s parents moved from Homs (a city in western Syrian) to Canada, where they eventually had Sami. Presently, he is yet to reveal the names of his parents, siblings, and family members to the world. Similarly, he is yet to share with his fans the names of the academic institutions he attended and when he actually graduated. Details about his childhood and early life are not available on public platforms as well.
His Wife – Who Is She?
Over the years, despite his popularity and heavy involvement in the world of wrestling, Sami has successfully kept information about his love life private. He is actually one of the wrestlers in WWE who are off the market and are comfortable with their flourishing relationships.
According to reports online, Zayn is married to a pretty young woman simply identified as Deeja. Because the wrestler hardly shares information about his family with his fans, this makes difficult to accurately say who Deeja is, where she was born, who her parents and siblings are and where they come from. Sadly, it is known if Zayn’s wife has any educational qualifications and where she obtained them from. Similarly, information on the number of kids they’ve been blessed with is also not available.
We, however, know that the wrestler and his wife are deeply in love and that they are a perfect match for each other.
His Height – How Tall Is He?
Sami Zayn is loved for his splendid personality within and outside the wrestling ring. Unlike most of his peers, the wrestling has won many hearts with his physical appearance and well-formed body structure.
In the little time he has been around in the wrestling world, he has achieved a lot with his height and wrestling skills and this explains why he is everyone’s favorite.
Zayn’s billed weight and height are 212 lbs (96 kg) and 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) respectively, according to information on the web.
Other Facts about the Canadian Wrestler
1. Sami Zayn is a Muslim faithful.
2. The Canadian-star is not only good at wrestling but also at languages. Zayn star is a trilingual person. He fluently speaks French, Arabic, and English.
3. Since July 2017, Sami raised over $85,000 for the fund – Sami for Syria. He was the person that set up the fund as a way of helping the less privileged.
4. His sexual orientation is straight. In other words, the skillful wrestler is not gay.
5. The wrestler boasts a fast-growing net worth currently estimated to be around $400,000.
6. Sami can be found on a good number of social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and many more. He basically relates to his fans via these platforms.
7. In addition to his wrestling career, he is also in love with video games. He made his debut with the game WWE 2K15 and has been featured in WWE 2K16, WWE 2K17, and WWE 2K18.
8. Zayn is currently based in Orlando, Florida, United States.
9. During the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which took place from April 12, 2017, to June 11, 2017, the wrestler’s entrance theme was played after every Edmonton Oilers victory. The Oilers are Edmonton-based professional ice hockey team.
10. His trainers are Patty the Kid, Jerry Tuite, and Savio Vega.