American former amateur wrestler Shelton James Benjamin is a current professional wrestler who is signed under WWE for Raw Brand. Before becoming a professional a wrestler, he was a two-sport athlete in college. He began his wrestling career from his high-school. In college, he became a Track Field Champion. Later, he was enrolled in the University of Minnesota with a wrestling scholarship and also served as a wrestling coach at Alma mater.
Shelton Benjamin has won the World's Greatest Tag Team title. He is known for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and Pro Wrestling Noah where he fought under his ring name Shelton x Benjamin. He has a background in amateur wrestling. His charismatic and powerful wrestling skills make him a key player in the pro-wrestling world.
Full Name: Shelton Benjamin
Ring Name: The Gold Standard
Profession: Professional Wrestler
Shelton Benjamin Theme song: Set It Off
WWE Debut: 2002 (WWE Television Debut)
Shelton Benjamin Finishing Move: T- Bone Suplex, Pay Dirt
Trainer: Doug Basham
WWE United States Champion (1 time). • 3 times WWE Intercontinental Champion. • 2 times WWE Tag Team Champion. • 2 times ROH Tag Team Champion
Date of Birth: 9 July 1975
Shelton Benjamin Age (As of March 2020): 44 years 8 months
Birth Place: Orangeburg, South Carolina, U.S.A.
Address: Orangeburg, South Carolina, U.S.A.
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
School: Not known
College: University of Minnesota
Educational Qualification: Not Known
Shelton Benjamin Girlfriend: NA
Marital Status: Unmarried
Children: Kyana (Daughter)
Height: 188 cm(6’ 2″ )
Weight: 111 kg
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
The Iconic Brahma Bull Tattoo
Wrestler: Shawn Michaels
Hobbies: Playing Football & Watching Movies
Actor: Sylvester Stallone
Actress: Rambo series
Lesser Known Facts
Brock Lesnar and Shelton Benjamin were college roommates. Together, they won the Tag Team Championship thrice.
Shawn Michaels eliminated Shelton in 2007, 2007 and 2008 consecutively in the Royal Rumble.
Shelton was ranked the top 10 singles wrestlers of 2005 by Pro Wrestling Magazine.