Also known as King Booker, he won more than 30 championships in the WWE, WCW, and TNA and is credited for creating The Spin-a-rooney.
After his parents died when he was 14 years old, his brother raised him and his siblings.
He and his brother Lane Stevie-Ray Huffman formed Harlem Heat, which won an unprecedented 10 WCW World Tag Team Championships.
He married Sharmell Sullivan in February 2005, and together they had twins. He has a son named Brandon from a previous relationship.
He had an embarrassing moment during a television interview when he called out fellow wrestler Hulk Hogan with a racial slur.