Roderick Strong Wife Marina Shafir: Married Life And Kids

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Roderick Strong and his wife, Marina Shafir, are both professional wrestlers and are parents of a baby boy named Troy Veniamin Lindsey.

Marina Shafir became a mother when she gave birth to her son in 2017.

Following these joyful moments, she married the love of her life one year later. Since then, they have been living happily together.

Roderick Strong During His Match
Roderick Strong During His Match (Source: Instagram)

Christopher Lindsey, more known by his ring name Roderick Strong, is a professional wrestler from the United States who has achieved recognition in various wrestling promotions.

He is currently part of All Elite Wrestling (AEW), but he rose to fame through his time in WWE, particularly on the NXT brand.

The Wisconsin-born spent 13 years with Ring of Honor (ROH), where he achieved significant success.

During his time in ROH, he held titles such as the ROH World Television Champion, ROH World Tag Team Champion (with Austin Aries), and even became the ROH World Champion.

In 2016, Strong signed with WWE and joined NXT, where he initially gained popularity as a face before transitioning into a heel as a member of The Undisputed Era faction.

During his NXT tenure, he won championships like the NXT Tag Team Championship and NXT North American Championship.

Roderick Strong Wife, Marina Shafir

The professional wrestler Roderick Strong is happily married to his wife, Marina Shafir. She is a professional wrestler who competes in All Elite Wrestling (AEW).

Growing up in the United States, Marina began her journey in combat sports early, as she delved into judo training at six.

She quickly rose to compete at a notable level in judo by the time she turned 12.

In 2018, Marina signed with WWE, debuted as a heel, and interfered during the NXT Women’s Championship match on October 28.

Roderick Strong With His Wife Marina Shafir
Roderick Strong With His Wife Marina Shafir (Source: Instagram)

However, her journey with WWE ended on June 25, 2021, as WWE released her from the contract.

On December 14, 2021, Shafir made her All Elite Wrestling debut on AEW Dark but was defeated by Kris Statlander.

Moreover, she competed in the AEW Women’s World Championship but lost to Thunder Rosa on June 8, 2022.

Marina Is A Former Mixed Martial Artist

She began her MMA journey at the amateur level in 2012 and remained undefeated for over two years, with victories in all five matches.

After becoming professional, Marina competed in the women’s featherweight division, where she won one match but suffered two losses.

Roderick’s Married Life And Kids 

The WWE power couple, Roderick Strong and Marina Shafir may have first met during their time with the organization.

Following their initial meeting, the pair began dating and eventually engaged in 2015. Roderick proposed to Marina, expressing his love for her.

Roderick Strong With His Wife Marina And Son Troy
Roderick Strong With His Wife Marina And Son Troy (Source: Instagram)

Two years later, the couple welcomed their son, Troy Veniamin Lindsey, on April 24, 2017.

They officially tied the knot on November 7, 2018, and the duo shared a picture of their wedding on Instagram, celebrating their special day.

Chanda Rai
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