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It is difficult to pile up trade-in wrestling at a very young age. But Sasha Banks was determined to become a professional and successful wrestler. The purple hair lady is the youngest wrestler who has won numerous titles and championships. She was born on 26th January 1992 in Fairfield, California. Being an American, she grew up her passion for wrestling by watching “All Japan Women’s Pro Wrestling”. She was born with the name Mercedes Kaestner Vernado but became popular by her ring name “Sasha Banks”.
Height / Weight / Age
Sasha Banks is 165 cm tall and in feet inches, her height is 5’5”. Approximately, 52 kg in Kilograms or 114.64 lbs in Pounds is her weight. In January 2021, she turned 29 years old. Her eye color is black and her hair color is black. Her body measurement is 34-24-35 inches. Her shoe size is 8. Looking at her slim body, it is hard to believe that she is a wrestler who has defeated many double-sized ladies.
As of 2019, Sasha Banks has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Education / Family
She was born in California but her family had to move from places to places because of her brother’s disability. She became the second mother of her brother. Her ethnicity is African, American and European. Lately, her family got settled in Boston, Massachusetts. She did her schooling online through virtual classes. Her mother was completely against wrestling. Despite all objections, she began her wrestling training at Chaotic Wrestling in 2008.
|Real Name||Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado|
|Nickname||KV, The Boss|
|Birth Place||Fairfield, California, United States|
|Date Of Birth||26th January 1992|
|Height||In centimeters – 165 cm
In meters – 1.65 m
In feet inches – 5’5”
|Weight||In kilograms – 52 kg
In pounds – 114.62
|Home Town||Fairfield, California, United States|
|Debut||NXT – 12 December 2012
RAW – 13 July 2015
|Fathers Name||Name not known|
|Mothers Name||Judith Varnado|
Career / Fashion And Style
Under the ring name “Mercedes KV” she played her debut match on 1st October 2010. On 7th January 2011, she achieved her first victory in a tag match, where she along with Nikki Roxx defeated Alexxis and Mistress Belmont. She has won the Chaotic Women’s Championship on 2nd December 2011.
In 2013, she signed a contract with WWE under the ring name “Sasha Banks”. She has won NXT Women’s Championship in February 2015, by defeating Charlotte Flair in a fatal four-way match. She made her debut on RAW on July 25th, 2016. She has won the RAW Women’s Championship three times.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
She got married to Sarath Ton who is a former Indy Wrestler. Currently, he works as a costume designer for WWE. The couple got married on 4th August 2016.
|Boyfriends||Sarath Ton aka Kid Makaze|
|Husband||Sarath Ton (Former Indy Wrestler)
Here we are providing you the list of her favourite things.
|Favourite Wrestlers||Eddie Gurrero, Rey Mysterio, Chris Benoit, Akira Hokuto|
|Favourite Movie||The Wolf of Wall Street|
|Favourite Music||K-pop (South Korean pop music)|
|Favourite Animated Series||Sailor Moon (Japanese)|
Some Interesting Facts About Sasha Banks
- She and her family had to move from one place to another, in order to find schools and hospitals for her disabled brother.
- She loved watching pro-wrestling on TV since childhood.
- Her mother was against Sasha watching wrestling. In that case, she sneaked into her brother’s room to continue watching wrestling.
- She began her wrestling career on the independent circuit, under the name “Mercedes KV”.
- Snoop Dogg, Daz Dillinger, Brandy Norwood, and Ray J are Sasha’s first cousins.
- Her husband was a former Indy wrestler but now he works as a costume designer.
- Singer-songwriter Beyonce inspires all of Sasha’s costumes and accessories.
- She is trained by Brian Fury, Brian Milonas, Todd Smith, & Sara Amato.
- She is a former NXT Women’s Champion.
- She is a big fan of anime.
- Her finishing moves are bankrupt and bank statements.
- She along with Charlotte Flair became the first woman to compete in a Hell in a Cell match.
- Sasha Banks and Charlotte Flair have won the Pro Wrestling Illustrated award for Feud of the year.
- In 2015, she has won PWI woman of the year award.
- Her annual salary is $250,000 approximately.
- She enjoyed watching All Japan Women’s Pro-wrestling.
- She is considered as one of “The Four Horsewoman” of WWE along with Charlotte, Becky Lynch & Bayley.
- Her trademark moves are high knee and diving double knee drop.
- The ‘Song for Sasha Banks’ has been written and performed by The Mountain Goats.