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Sasha Banks biography and net worth

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Sasha Banks biography and net worth. Photo/ The Sportster.
  • Sasha Banks is a professional wrestler who is signed to WWE and performs on the SmackDown brand. 
  • Sasha Banks is a former SmackDown Women’s Champion and has held the Raw Women’s Championship five times. 
  • She is a first cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg, music producer Daz Dillinger and musicians Ray J and Brandy Norwood. 

Sasha Banks biography brings you facts about her early life, professional wrestling career, personal life and net worth.

Born Mercedes Justine Kaestner-Varnado, Sasha Banks is a professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. She is widely regarded as one of the best wrestlers of her generation.

Sasha Banks

Sasha Banks. Photo/ The Sportster.

The American international performs on the SamackDown brand, where she is a former SmackDown Women’s Champion.

Sasha Banks has held the Raw Women’s Championship five times. She won the inaugural WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship in 2019 alongside her former teammate, Bayley.

Sasha Banks Biography 

Full Name                            Mercedes Justine Kaestner-Varnado

Date of Birth                       February 26, 1992

Age                                        30

Place of Birth                      Fairfield, California, U.S.

Height                                  5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)

Nationality                          American

Occupation                          Professional wrestler

Marital Status                      Married

Early Life

Sasha Banks biography states that she was born on February 26, 1992, in Fairfield, California. She is the daughter of Reo and Judith Varnado.

During Banks’ childhood, her family moved to various places in search of hospitals and schools for her autistic brother Joshua. The family eventually settled in Boston.

Young Sasha Banks, who studied online, loved watching Pro-wrestling on TV. Despite her mother’s resentment, Sasha Banks would sneak to her brother’s room to continue watching wrestling on TV.

Career 

The heart of Sasha Banks biography is her professional wrestling career. The American international began training at Chaotic Wrestling (CW) in 2008.

She made her in-ring debut two years later under the ring name Mercedes KV. It was an intergender tag team match, where she teamed with Nikki Roxx against Danny E and Alexxis. Sasha Banks’ team lost the match.

Sasha Banks won the Chaotic Wrestling Women’s Championship for the first time in December 2011 after defeating Alexxis in an “I Quit” match.

She became Chaotic Wrestling’s longest-reigning female champion after defending her title for 259 days. The title was declared vacant after the talented wrestler left the promotion.

Between 2010 and 2012, Sasha Banks wrestled in Independent Circuit. She made appearances in New England Championship Wrestling and National Wrestling Alliance, where she used the ring name, Miss Mercedes.

WWE announced that they had signed Sasha Banks on August 18, 2012. The American wrestler was assigned to NXT after joining the biggest wrestling promotion in the world.

Sasha Banks won her first major title, NXT Women’s Championship, after defeating Charlotte on February 11, 2015.

She made her official WWE debut on July 13, 2015, alongside Becky Lynch and Charlotte on Raw.

Sasha Banks won the WWE Women’s Championship for the first time on July 25, 2016, after defeating Charlotte.

Banks and Bayley won the inaugural WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship on February 17, 2019, after lastly eliminating Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose in a six-tag team Elimination Chamber battle.

Sasha Banks was a fan favourite to win the 2020 Women’s Royal Rumble match. However, she didn’t participate in the big event.

Sasha Banks

Sasha Banks at a past event. Photo/ Cageside Seats.

The talented wrestler won the SmackDown Women’s Championship for the first time in her career in 2020 after defeating Bayley.

In May 2022, Sasha Banks and Naomi reportedly walked out on WWE after creative issues with Vince McMahon. They were suspended indefinitely, according to a report by WWE.

Personal Life 

Sasha Banks biography would be incomplete without talking about her personal life. The 30-year-old has been married to Sarath Ton since August 4, 2016.

Sasha Banks and Ton, who is a retired professional wrestler, met when they were wrestling on the independent circuit. Ton is currently employed by WWE as a costume designer.

Sasha Banks is a first cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg, music producer Daz Dillinger and musicians Ray J and Brandy Norwood.

FAQs 

What is Sasha Banks’ net worth? 

Sasha Banks has a net worth of around $3 million in 2022.

How much does Sasha Banks earn? 

Sasha Banks currently receives an annual salary of $250,000 at WWE.

What is Sasha Banks’ favourite hair? 

Pink, yellow.

How old is Sasha Banks? 

30.

What are Sasha Banks’ hobbies? 

In her free time, Sasha Banks listens to music and does internet surfing.

Abraham Odhiambo is an avid sports fan who loves to write about football, boxing and wrestling. He's a big supporter of Manchester United. He's pursuing a bachelor's degree in Media and Communication at Egerton University.

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