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Lex Luger Early Life, Career, Personal Life, and Net Worth

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Lex Luger

Lawrence Wendell Pfohl is a retired American professional wrestler whom we best know under his famous ring name, Lex Luger.

Lex is a former football player and television producer besides a professional wrestler.

Luger is best recognized for his performance and sacrifice on wrestling promotions like Jim Crockett Promotions, World Championship Wrestling, and World Wrestling Federation.

He has also achieved several championship titles to remember him as the champion. Well, without further ado, let us being his biography with some quick facts.

Quick Facts: Lex Luger

Celebrated NameLex Luger
Age63 years old
Nick NameThe Total Package
Birth NameLawrence Wendell Pfohl
Date of BirthJune 2, 1958
ProfessionProfessional Wrestler
Place of BirthBuffalo, New York, United States
Birth NationAmerica
EthnicityMixed (German and Scottish)
Marital StatusDivorced
SpousePeggy Fulbright (n. 1981-2003)
ChildrenLauren Ashley Pfohl and Brian Pfohl
Ring nameLex Lugar, The Narcissist, The Total Package
Height6 feet 3 inches, i.e., 1.91m
Weight122kg, i.e., 270 pounds
Body MeasurementsUnknown
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
Net Worth$400 Thousand
Sexual OrientationStraight
DebutFebruary 1, 1993
Social Media of LugerTwitter
Last Update2021

Early Life of Lex Luger

Lawrence Wendell Pfohl, aka, Lex Luger was born on June 2, 1958, in a beautiful place in Buffalo, New York, United States of America.

This legendary wrestler belongs to the mixed ethnic groups of Germany and Scotland and holds the nationality of America.

Lex Lugar was an active kid during his childhood who loves to play competitive and physical sports like football.

Well, unfortunately, there is no information regarding his family except to his mother, Lillian. Also, information about his siblings is not available.

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Education and Early Football Career

Lawrence attended his high school education in Orchard Park, New York where he began to play football. Since he was quite an impressive football player, he got a football scholarship to attend Pennsylvania State University.

However, he was transferred to the University of Miami where he improved his football skills as a defensive player. Besides his football games, Lex is a big fan of the Manchester United English soccer club.

Lex Luger during his early career
Lex Luger during his early career

In 1978, he played for the Miami Hurricanes alongside, Jim Kelly, Jim Burt, Fred Marion, Mark Richt, and Mitch Guittar, the Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks.

Later he also played football for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Lex then joined the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League but he wasn’t selected for the real game.

After many years of disappointment in his football career, he decided to leave the football career and choose the path of a professional wrestling career.

How Old is Lex Luger? Age and Body Measurements

Lex Luger a retired professional wrestler is currently living in the early ’60s i.e., 63 years of age as a single. Luger celebrates his annual birthday on the 2nd of June.

Well, Lawrence falls under the zodiac sign of Gemini which represents his personality as passionate, curious, intelligent, and quickly adaptable.

Now, looking towards his physical appearances, this 63 years old former wrestler was a pretty tough guy. He stands tall in the total body height of 6 feet and 3 inches, i.e., 191cm.

Similarly, Luger holds a total body weight of around 122kg, i.e., 270 pounds. However, his body measurements are unknown for now.

Likewise, this former wrestler is blessed with a pair of dark brown eyes and blonde hair color.

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Professional Wrestling Career

Lawrence made his professional wrestling debut in 1985 alongside Percy Pringle and Rick Rude in the Championship Wrestling from Florida (CWF).

Luger won his first match against Cocoa Samoa on October 31, 1985, to win the Southern Heavyweight Championship.

During his career, he has been to several big wrestling promotions such as Jim Crockett in 1987 where he won NWA United States Heavyweight Championship defeating Nikita Koloff.

Lex Luger Holding Championship Title
Lex Luger Holding Championship Title

Likewise, he won his first WCW World Heavyweight Championship against Barry Windham. Luger joined the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1993 making a debut at Royal Rumble 1993.

Luger had an amazing career while his reign in WWF with multiple championship victories like Royal Rumble in 1994 and Slammy Award as the Most Patriotic in the same year.

Awards and Championships

Championship Wrestling From Florida

  • NWA Florida Bahamian Championship
  • NWA Florida Television Championship
  • Three times NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship

George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame

  • Frank Gotch Award in 2016

Jim Crockett Promotions/World Championship Wrestling

  • Two times WCW World Heavyweight Championship
  • Two times WCW World Television Championship
  • Five times NWA/WCW United States Heavyweight Championship
  • Three times NWA/WCW World Tag Team Championship
  • Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup in 1988
  • Second WCW Triple Crown Champion

World Wrestling All-Stars

  • WWA World Heavyweight Championship

World Wrestling Federation

  • Royal Rumble 1994 with Bret Hart
  • Slammy Award as Most Patriotic wrestler in 1994

Personal Life of Lex Luger

Retired professional wrestler Lex Luger is a married person but currently living a single life after his divorce from Peggy Fulbright.

The couple was married in 1979 and after 24 years of long relations, sadly they got separated in 2003. Since then, Luger hasn’t been in any relationship and wishes to remain single.

Retired Professional Wrestler, Lex Luger
Retired Professional Wrestler, Lex Luger

However, the couple became parents of two beautiful children, a son who was born on January 1, 1986, and a lovely daughter, Lauren Ashley who was born on September 24, 1990.

His children were was shown at the beginning of the WWE, Survivor Series in 1993. Talking about his legal problems, he was once involved in a domestic dispute on April 19, 2003, with Miss Elizabeth.

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How much is Lex Luger’s Net Worth?

Lex Luger also known as The Total Package, a legendary professional wrestler who has spent most of his career as a professional wrestler surely has made a huge amount of money to spend a comfortable retired life.

This American professional wrestler has a total net worth of around $400 thousand. Currently, this retired wrestler is residing in Buffalo, Ney Work working with a youth organization.

He is enjoying his simple lifestyle without the involvement of anyone in home town, Buffalo.

Social Media Presence

Retired American professional wrestler, Lex Luger is not much of a social media user as he is rarely active on his social media. However, he is only available on his Twitter account.

Lex doesn’t enjoy sharing himself on social media as he is unavailable on Facebook or Instagram. Lex has a total of 62.5 thousand followers on his Twitter with over 5.7k tweets.

Twitter: 62.5K Followers

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