Seth Rollins is a professional wrestler born in America. He is a very popular wrestler, and all wrestling fan has heard his name. He is the current WWE World Heavyweight Champion, and he is a Grand Slam Champion too. However, he has won many tournaments and titles; that’s why he is called the Future of WWE. But, he was not like this in his early life.
Early Life of Seth Rollins
Seth Rollins’s real name is Colby Lopez. He was born on 28th May 1986. He was born in Buffalo, Iowa. His parent’s names are unknown since he didn’t share info about them. He was raised by his adopted father, and his last name Lopez came from his adopted father. He has American, Irish, and German descent.
Rollins completed his graduation in 2004 from Davenport West High School. At an early age, he was an introverted person. Besides, he was a huge heavy metal and rock music fan from his early days. He was interested in wrestling from an early age too. He trained in Danny Daniels wrestling school that is on the border of Chicago and Oak Park, Illinois.
Seth Rollins started his career as a professional wrestler in 2003, and he was known as Gixx back then. He began his professional wrestling in Scott County Wrestling. However, he also appeared in the NWA Midwest in Total Nonstop Action. He participated in many wrestling tournaments and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla and Full Impact Pro wrestling too. In 2007, he participated in the Ring of Honor under the new name, which is Tyler Black.
Rollins has been offered to sign contracts with Ring of Honor Total Nonstop Action, but he didn’t sign with them. On the other hand, he was convinced by Evan Bourne to join WWE. After then, he signed in WWE in August 2010. Furthermore, in the same month, he was assigned to participate in the Florida Championship Wrestling, which was a developing territory. On this wrestling tournament, he got his name “Seth Rollins.”
Unknown Facts about Seth Rollins
Some unknown facts about Seth Rollins are as follows:
Almost Signed for TNA
Seth was doing well in the ROH. After then, the TNA president, who is a good friend and has a good relation with Seth Rollins, offered to join the TNA in 2011. But, WWE offered him another great deal that he couldn’t resist, and it was his dream to be a part of WWE. So, he didn’t think twice and joined WWE.
Rollins is the first one to win the NXT Championship, and he won it in 2012. Now, I must tell you first that the NXT is the rebranded name of FCW. At the same time, WWE used to use this platform to bring emerging superstars here so that they can make them ready for the main roster. However, Rollins was a regular member of the roster of FCW. Rollins is the only star who won the NXT, FCW, and WWE World heavyweight championship.
Seth Rollins is a great wrestler and a good actor too. That’s the reason he was called for movies and Television. He is now busy with his career in WWE and movies. He doesn’t have any plans for retirement yet. Besides, he is engaged to Becky Lynch and living a good life.