One of the best professional woman wrestlers in the world right now is without any doubt, Sasha Banks. Right now, she is under contract with WWE, but previously she wrestled mostly on the independent circuit. Let us look at the net worth of the wrestler, Sasha Banks as of 2018.
Sasha Banks Early life
Sasha was born on 26th January 1992 in Fairfield, California. Her birth name is Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado. For getting appropriate schools and health institutions for her brother, who is disabled, her family moved a lot in her childhood. Finally, they settled in Boston, Massachusetts. Her career as a professional wrestler started there. She did not go to any proper school; instead, her schooling was online. Sasha spent all her childhood watching the All Japan Woman’s Pro-Wrestling.
Sasha Banks Career
Sasha first started wrestling for the Massachusetts based Chaotic Wrestling. Ferrari KV was her in-ring name there. She won the Chaotic Wrestling Woman’s Championship on 2nd December 2011. From 2010 to 2012, Sasha was wrestling in the independent circuits. At that time, she wrestled for New England Championship Wrestling and the National Wrestling Alliance.
18th August 2012 was the biggest day in Sasha Bank’s life as she signed a contract with WWE. She was given her in-ring name Sasha Banks there. She debuted in NXT and went on to win the NXT Woman’s Championship on 11th February 2015. She was champion for 192 days and finally dropped the championship to Bayley.
On 13th July 2015, Sasha made her debut on RAW. Becky Lynch and Charlotte also debuted with her. That was one of the biggest woman’s revolutions in WWE Raw. On 26th July 2017, Sasha won the WWE Raw Woman’s Championship for the first time. Her last championship win was against Alexa Bliss at Great Balls of Fire.
Right now, she is in a storyline with Bayley. They are fighting each other in the ring and are also seen brawling backstage. One of their face-off in Raw, they are attacked by the Riot Squad who are drafted in Raw after the Superstar shake-up. Other than wrestling for WWE, Banks also appeared in WWE 2K17 and WWE 2K18.
Awards and Achievements
Sasha earned many titles in her career so far. She won the Chaotic Wrestling Women’s Championship, the IWE Women’s Championship, RWC No Limitz Championship, and NXT Woman’s Championship one time each. She won the WWE Raw Women’s Championship 4 times. She was also the Pro Wrestling Illustrated Woman of the Year in the year 2015.
Net Worth Of Sasha Banks
Not only did Sasha earn a lot of titles but she did earn a considerable amount of wealth too. She gets a salary of $225,000 from WWE according to Sports Keeda She also received an undisclosed amount of bonus and royalties for various WWE games and other activities. Right now, her estimated net worth is around $4.5 million.
Many people do not know, but Sasha is the cousin of Snoop Dog, the famous rapper. Daz Dillinger, Brandy Norwood, and Ray J are also her cousins. She married a WWE costume designer Kid Mikaze in 2016. The favorite wrestlers of Sasha are Eddie Guerrero, Rey Mysterio, Chris Benoit, Mickie James, Ivory, Molly Holly, Jazz, and Victoria.