Baron Corbin

Baron Corbin is an American professional wrestler and former professional football player. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name King Corbin.

Thomas Pestock famed as Baron Corbin is a professional wrestler from the USA. Moreover, he is also a former professional football player. He is better known by the ring name Baron Corbin. At present, he is signed to WWE where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name of King Corbin. He signed to WWE in 2012 and was assigned to their brand NXT. Overall, he is a very talented wrestler.

Baron Corbin to face 4-time Champion at WrestleMania 36

Baron Corbin is undoubtedly one of the most hated heels in WWE today. King Corbin had a lengthy program against ‘The Big Dog’ Roman Reigns over the past few months. However, while Reigns went on to declare himself the challenger for Goldberg’s Universal Championship at WrestleMania 36, The King has been left without a WrestleMania match as of now. WWE has been teasing a program between Elias and King Corbin over recent weeks, as the two have been found constantly bickering in backstage segments. As per Cagesideseats, Elias vs King Corbin will take place at the Grandest Stage of Them All even though it has not been officially announced. There had been reports that Elias was originally supposed to face the returning John Cena at WrestleMania 36 only for those plans that were canceled in favor of Cena facing Bray Wyatt instead.


What is the birthplace of Baron Corbin?

Baron Corbin was born on 13th September 1984 in Lenexa, Kansas, the USA as Thomas Pestock. He was born to his father Steven Pestock and his mother Mona Pestock. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. As per his education, he attended Northwest Missouri State University where he mainly focused on playing football. He played offensive guard there. There is no information regarding his childhood and education on the internet and nor he has shared any of it during interviews. His religion is Christian.

How was Baron Corbin’s Career?

Football Career

  • Firstly, Baron Corbin played offensive guard, and he became a starter in his junior year in 2007 for NCAA Division II college Northwest Missouri State University where he was named honorable mention all-MIAA in 2007 and first-team all-MIAA in 2008. He then signed with the Indianapolis Colts on April 27, 2009, after going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft.
  • He then signed a futures contract with the Arizona Cardinals on 18th January 2010 and was released on 3rd September.
  • He was again signed to a futures contract on 4th January 2011 with the Cardinals but was released on 2nd September 2011.


Wrestling Career

  • Baron Corbin signed with WWE’s developmental system NXT in August 2012 and he made his in-ring debut on 18th October at a live event against Samoa Joe.
  • He then won numerous singles matches against enhancement talents, each in a short amount of time until crossing paths with Bull Dempsey, who was also winning his matches quickly, beginning a feud between the two.
  • He then won their highly anticipated one-on-one match on the 14th January 2015 episode of NXT, breaking Dempsey’s undefeated streak in the process.
  • His main roster debut at WrestleMania came at the age of 32 on 3rd April 2017, winning the Andre the Giant Memorial battle royal by eliminating Kane.
  • He debuted on competing in a match that ended in a double count-out against Dolph Ziggler. They further faced off at Money in the Bank on June 19 and defeated Ziggler.
  • He lasted over 32 minutes at the Royal Rumble event on 29th January 2017, before being eliminated by The Undertaker.
  • At Elimination Chamber, Corbin competed in the namesake match for the WWE Championship.
  • He then attacked Ambrose on the March 7 episode of SmackDown with a metal pipe and tried to crush him under the work truck.
  • On 21st March, Ambrose retaliated by distracting him in a match against Randy Orton.
  • He unsuccessfully challenged Ambrose for the Intercontinental Championship at the WrestleMania 33 pre-show but defeated Ambrose in a non-title Street Fight on SmackDown.
  • He failed to win a title opportunity for the United States Championship in a triple threat match against AJ Styles and Sami Zayn on the April 17 episode.
  • He then attacked Zayn and also shoved an official, for which he was suspended and fined by SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon.
  • On the August 15 episode of SmackDown, he interrupted a match between John Cena and WWE Champion Jinder Mahal and then cashed in his Money in the Bank contract.
  • On the August 22 episode of SmackDown, he was approached by Kevin Owens to officiate his title match against United States Champion AJ Styles, with the promise of a future championship match if Owens were to win the title.
  • At Royal Rumble on 28th January 2018, he competed in the Royal Rumble match, entering at number 4, until he was eliminated by Finn Balor.
  • He competed in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal on the WrestleMania 34 pre-show; he made it to the final two before being eliminated by Matt Hardy.
  • He booked himself against Roman Reigns for WWE Universal Championship on 17th September 2018, but he was unsuccessful to win the title in the main event.
  • He was announced as one of sixteen competitors in the August of 2019 King of the Ring tournament.
  • He defeated The Miz in the first round, Ricochet and Samoa Joe in the semifinals, and Chad Gable in the final to win the tournament, subsequently changing his ring name to King Corbin.
  • As part of the 2019 draft, Corbin was drafted to the SmackDown brand.
  • At Crown Jewel, he was a member of Team Flair, where they lost to Team Hogan.
  • At Survivor Series, he was a member of Team SmackDown and caused his Team SmackDown partner Mustafa Ali to be eliminated, which then led to team captain Roman Reigns performing a spear on Corbin that caused him to be eliminated, while Reigns went on to win the match for his team.
  • He would defeat Reigns at the TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs, in a TLC match, following interference from Dolph Ziggler and The Revival (Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson) but lost to Reigns at the Royal Rumble.

Who is the Wife of Baron Corbin?


Baron Corbin is a married man. He was married to his longtime girlfriend, Rochelle Alexandra Roman who was from Tampa, Florida. The couple married on 29th April 2017, in Clearwater, Florida. As of now, the duo is living a happy life without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight.

Previously, he has had an affair with Maria Brink who is a lead singer of the music band This Moment. He does not have any children from any of his relationships.

What is the Net Worth of Baron Corbin?

Baron Corbin is a very successful wrestler and he has an estimated net worth of $2 million in 2020, including all of his properties and incomes. He is currently receiving an annual salary of $285,000, from WWE. Baron Corbin bags a fortune amount of salary and his total salary boosted his net worth. His source of earning is from his wrestling career and he is satisfied with his earnings.

How tall is Baron Corbin?

Baron Corbin is a very handsome wrestler. he has a height of 6 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 129 kg. His body measurements are chest size is 48 inches, waist size is 35 inches, and biceps size is 19 inches. He has a dark brown eye color and black hair color. Overall, he has got a healthy body build with a strong body. He has got several tattoos on his body.

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