Sami Zayn Early Life, Career, Wife, and Net Worth

Sami Zayn is more of a technical wrestler than a power physical wrestler as he is a quick-minded person than a muscular giant. Zayn is a clever wrestler who uses his mind more than his muscles.

This Canadian professional wrestler is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on SmackDown brand as “Sami Zayn.”

Sebei has been to dozens of wrestling promotions throughout his career and won many championship titles before signing with WWE.

Well, let us know more about this Canadian wrestler starting with some quick facts.

Quick Facts: Sami Zayn

Celebrated NameSami Zyan
Age36 years old
Nick NameEl Generico
Birth NameRami Sebei
Date of BirthJuly 12, 1984
ProfessionProfessional Wrestler
Place of BirthLaval, Canada
Birth NationCanada
EthnicityMixed (Asian-Canadian)
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseNot Known
Ring nameEl Generico, Rami Sebei, Sami Zayn, and Stevie McFly
Height6 feet 1 inches, i.e., 1.85m
Weight96kg, i.e., 212 pounds
Body MeasurementsUnknown
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorBrown
Net Worth$1 Million
Sexual OrientationStraight
Debut2002 (Pro Wrestling)
Social Media of SamiTwitter and Instagram
Last Update2021

Early Life and Childhood of Sami Zayn

Rami Sebei aka, Sami Zayn was born on July 12, 1984, in a beautiful location of Laval, Quebec, Canada. Zayn belongs to the mixed ethnic group of Asian-Canadians and holds the citizenship of Canada.

His parents are from Syria and follow the Muslim religion who migrated to Canada. It seems that Sami is a single child of the family as there is no information about his siblings.

Neither there is any information regarding his parents and childhood. However, Zayn is a huge fan of wrestling since his early life who took early wrestling training from the Kid, Savio Vega, Jerry Tuite, and Patty.

This wrestler is fluent in speaking several languages such as Arabic, French, and English. Unfortunately, there is also no information about his educational chapter as well.

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How old is Sami Zayn? Age and Body Measurements

Professional wrestler Sami Zayn is currently living in his mid-30’s i.e., 36 years old along with his wife. Zayn celebrates his annual birthday on the 12th of July.

The Zodiac sign of this professional wrestler is Cancer which represents his personality as retentive, dedicated, emotionally convincing, and outstanding imaginative.

6 feet 1 inch tall Sami Zayn
6 feet 1 inch tall Sami Zayn

Looking towards the physical appearance of Sami, he is a fit wrestler without a big muscular body. Rami has an average body height of 6 feet and 1 inch with a total body weight of around 96 kg, i.e., 212 pounds.

Furthermore, this wrestler is blessed with a pair of green eyes and brown hair color.

Professional Career of Sami Zayn

Sebei after his professional training under Jerry Tuite and Savio Vega made a debut for FLQ promotion on March 1, 2002, as Stevie McFly.

Later he made another debut in International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS) in July 2002 with a new ring name, El Generico.

There he won his first-ever title as IWS World Heavyweight Championship defeating PCO on June 15, 2004.

Generico then went to Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) where he won the PWG World Tag Team Championship five times with four different tag team partners.

After a great time and reign of PWG, El Generico went to Chikara and made his debut in the 2005 Tag World Grand Prix with Kevin Steen.

Sami Zayn vs Kevin Owens
Sami Zayn vs Kevin Owens

They lost in the quarterfinals of the tournament against the SuperFriends (Chris Hero and Mike Quackenbush). During his reign on Chikara, he used to wear a face mask with a different appearance.

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World Wrestling Entertainment

Sebei signed a contract with WWE in January 2013 making a debut on NXT brand with a new ring name, Sami Zayn. In his television debut, he defeated two former champions, Curt Hawkins and Antonio Cesaro.

Sami won his first title in WWE on December 11, 2014, as NXT Champion defeating Neville. However, he lost the title after 62 days against Kevin Owens.

He also won WWE Intercontinental Championship twice in his main roaster matches.

Awards and Achievements

  • Sensational Sherri Memorial Cup Tournament in 2007 with LuFisto
  • WWE Match of the Year in 2016 against Shincuke Nakamura
  • PWI:BWP World Catchweight Championship
  • Rey de Voladores in 2011
  • DDT Extreme Division Championship
  • KO-D Openweight Championship
  • Best Foreigner Award in 2012
  • Elite 8 Tournament in 2004
  • GBG Heavyweight Championship
  • Two times IWS World Heavyweight Championship
  • IWS World Tag Team Championship with Twiggy
  • MWF Provincial Championship
  • North Shore Pro Wrestling (NSPW) Championship
  • Two times PWG World Championship
  • Five times PWG World Tag Team Championship
  • Dynamite Duumvirate Tag Team Title Tournament in 2010 with Paul London
  • Pro Wrestling Prestige (PWP) Heavyweight Championship
  • Puerto Rico Wrestling Association (PRWA) Caribbean Championship
  • Ring of Honor (ROH) World Television Championship
  • STHLM Wrestling Championship
  • Westside Xtreme Wrestling Unified World Wrestling Championship
  • 16 Carat Gold Tournament in 2012
  • NXT Championship
  • Two times WWE Intercontinental Championship
  • One time Slammy Award as NXT Superstar of the Year in 2014

Personal Life of Sami Zayn

This talented Canadian wrestler is a happily married person and also has a child. But since he is quite good at keeping away his private life from his professional career, the name of his wife and children is not known.

Sami with double Titles
Sami with double Titles

Zayn prefers a vegan lifestyle and beliefs not to kill animals for the sake of people’s good food. Sami is a good friend of Kevin Steen which is known by the world from their friendship documentary back in 2002.

Since his family was from Syria, in July 2017, he funded for Syria to support the Syrian American Medical Society. During the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries, he endorsed Bernie Sanders.

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How much is Sami Zayn’s Net Worth?

This wrestler has been in the wrestling industry more than we have known him. Before getting to World Wrestling Entertainment, he has worked on dozens of wrestling promotions and won several titles.

With his wrestling talent and contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) no doubt this wrestler today is making huge amounts of money.

The total estimated net worth of Sami Zayn as per 2021 is around $1 Million.

Social Media Presence

Sami Zayn wherever he has been through his career, he has never disappointed his fans instead has able to increase and more fan followings.

Zayn is an active social media user as he has several active social media accounts where he posts his usual photos of his career.

Twitter: 1.2 Million Followers

Instagram: 547K Followers

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