Ron Simmons

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Birthday
15, 1958
Birthplace
Perry, GA
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1958 (age 61)
Birthplace
Perry, GA

About

Longtime wrestler and football player known by the ring name Faarooq, who became the first African American world champion in wrestling history. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2012.

Before Fame

He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in 1981, after being a two-time All-American defensive tackle at Florida State University.

Trivia

He won wrestling championships in the WWE, WCW, as well as world titles in ECW and WWF.

Family Life

He married Michelle Golden on October 22, 1987.

Associated With

He was a member of the Nation of Domination wrestling stable with Dwayne Johnson in the late 1990s.