Johnny Gargano

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Birthday
14, 1987
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
14, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH

About

Professional wrestler known primarily for his popularity on the independent circuit, which includes a two-year run as the champion of Open the Freedom Gate. He joined the WWE's NXT program in 2015.

Before Fame

He first entered a ring at the age of eight after he was introduced to JT Lightning through his father's business. He officially started training in the sport at 16.

Trivia

Even though he officially signed with NXT in 2016, his contract allowed him to continue working on the independent circuit, where he'd first grown his popularity.

Family Life

He married fellow wrestler Candice LeRae in September of 2016. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio.

Associated With

He's credited Shawn Michaels for being one of his wrestling influences.