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Finn Balor

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Finn Balor is a professional wrestler from Ireland. Finn Balor is currently signed with WWE and he performs on the Raw brand.

Early Life

Finn Balor was born in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland, on 25 July 1981. His real name is Fergal Devitt and is Irish by nationality. Currently, he is 42 years old and has a birth sign of Leo.

Finn Balor

Caption: Finn Balor with his parents (Source: WWE)

The names of his parents are Fintan Devitt (father) and Leonie Devitt (mother). He was raised up with his three brothers and a sister whose names are yet unknown. As a young boy, he used to play football and later decided to become a professional wrestler. In addition, he earns a first-degree black belt in IBF submission wrestling.

Education

Balor attended at St. Cronan’s School. However proper information regarding his academic background is yet under review.

Professional Career

Finn Balor started his wrestling career in the year 2001, before becoming widely known for his tenure with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), under the ring name Prince Devitt.

He is a three-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion and a six-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, having won the championship twice with Minoru and four times with Ryusuke Taguchi.

Moreover, he is also a two-time champion of the Best of the Super Juniors tournament, having won in 2010 and 2013, as well as a founding member and original leader of the Bullet Club stable. He also performed for the Mexican promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) as part of NJPW’s working relationship, earning a one-time NWA World Historic Middleweight Champion.

Moreover, he also competed for a variety of independent promotions, winning the ICW Zero-G Championship, the RPW British Cruiserweight Championship, and the NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship twice.

Signed to WWE

He won the NXT Championship after joining WWE’s developmental system, NXT, and adopting his current ring name. His 292-day reign was the longest in the championship’s history until March 2020. During his stint in NXT, Bálor and Samoa Joe were the first co-winners of the inaugural Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.

Caption: Finn Balor’s finishing move (Source: Chase Your Sport)

Shortly after joining the main roster, he became the first wrestler in WWE history to win a world title on their pay-per-view debut, the second-ever Irish world champion in WWE (after Sheamus), and the quickest wrestler in WWE history to win a world title at SummerSlam 2016 (27 days after his main roster debut).

He has also won two Intercontinental titles and one United States title. Moreover, he won the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship on September 2, 2023, to become a Grand Slam Champion.

Net Worth 2024

The professional wrestler’s net worth is estimated at around $2 million as of 2023. Balor has not disclosed much about his exact earnings and salary in front of the public. Mainly, he makes money through his wrestling fights, contracts, and endorsements.

Relationship Status

On the 19th of August 2019, Finn Balor married Vero Rodriguez, a Mexican sports journalist. Their wedding was held in a private ceremony in Tulum. Currently, the couple lives in Orlando, Florida.

Caption: Finn Balor’s wedding photo (Source: Pinterest)

Meanwhile, the WWE star has never been a part of controversy or scandal. He has managed to maintain a clean profile and is focused on his career at the moment.

Body Measurements

Caption: Finn Balor posing for a photo (Source: PNGkey)

This WWE star is a handsome man with brown eyes and the same colour hair. In addition, he stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 86 kg while his body measurement is 47.5-34-18 inches.

Finn Balor – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@finnbalor’ there are over 4.7 million followers. Likewise, there are over 1.8 million followers on his Twitter page ‘@FinnBalor’ and he is not active on Facebook.