Marina Shafir is a current AEW Superstar and is also known for being the wife of WWE superstar Roderick Strong. Let’s find out more about Roderick Strong’s wife

Marina Shafir currently lives in the United States with her husband WWE superstar Roderick Strong. Marina Shafir got married to Strong on November 7, 2018. Let us find out more about the AEW Superstar’s Net Worth, Family, Career and more 

Marina Shafir and Roderick Strong Families

Marina was born on April 14, 1988, in Moldavian SSR, Soviet Union. She moved to the United States at five years old. Her father was a mechanic and her mother a teacher. She has two older brothers as well. 

Marina Shafir
Marina Shafir is known for being the wife of WWE Superstar Roderick Strong (Instagram)

Roderick was born on July 26, 1983, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, the U.S. He is a professional wrestler currently signed in WWE. He is a former ROH World Champion and former NXT Tag Team Champion.

Marina Shafir’s husband Roderick Strong 

Christopher Lindsey aka Roderick Strong is an American professional wrestler. He has made his name after a 13-year-long tenure with Ring of Honor.

Roderick was also trained by his father, Neidhart and several other wrestlers in Tampa, Florida and debuted in 2000 as The Jester on the Floridian independent circuit for the RWA before quickly changing to his current name.

Roderick Strong
Roderick Strong is a WWE NXT Superstar (WWE)

He worked for IPW Hardcore and NWA Florida, before debuting for ROH in September 2003. In mid-2004, Strong joined forces with Alex Shelley, Austin Aries, and Jack Evans, collectively known as Generation Next. Roderick went on to win the ROH World Tag Team Champion with Aries.

His time in ROH was quite fruitful as he became a one-time ROH World Champion, a two-time ROH World Television Champion and a one-time ROH World Tag Team Champion which made him the second-ever ROH Triple Crown Champion.

Christopher signed with WWE in 2016 under the ring name Roderick Strong as a fan favourite before eventually turning into a heel and joining The Undisputed Era, where he became a two-time NXT Tag Team Champion with Kyle O’Reilly and one-time NXT North American Champions as well. 

Roderick Strong
Roderick Strong is a former ROH World Champion

He is currently the leader of Diamond Mine. On NXT 2.0 Strong defeated Kushida to win the NXT Cruiserweight Champion.

Marina Shafir Relationship and Kids

Marina was in a long-term relationship with WWE NXt 2.0 Superstar Roderick Strong. They got engaged in December 2015 and eventually got married in November 2018. They have a baby boy named Troy Veniamin Lindsey. 

Marina Shafir
Marina Shafir with her husband Roderick and baby boy (Instagram)

Marina Shafir’s Career, Profession and Net Worth

Shafir is a Moldovan professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist as well. Shafir began training judo when she was six years old and started competing at a high level in the sport when she was 12.

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Marina Shafir is a former MMA artist (Wrestling Headlines)

Shafir began her mixed martial career at an amateur level in 2012. In two years, she was unbeaten, winning all five of her matches by submission. She began professionally in early 2014. Shafir’s first professional fight was against Chandra Engel on April 12, 2014, where she won by submission in the first round. She formerly competed for Invicta Fighting Championships in the women’s featherweight division.

On May 7, 2018, WWE announced the signing of Shafir along with Jessamyn DukeOn October 28 at WWE Evolution, Shafir and Duke made their WWE debuts as heels when they interfered during the NXT Women’s Championship match, in which they helped Shayna Baszler regain the title over Kairi Sane.

Shafir and Duke made their NXT in-ring debut in December 2018 but were defeated by Io Shirai and Dakota Kai. After several months of inactivity, Shafir returned to WWE TV on August 17, 2020, reuniting with Baszler and Duke, and winning a Raw Underground match. She was released from WWE on June 25, 2021.

On the December 14, 2021, episode of AEW Dark, Shafir made her All Elite Wrestling debut, where she was defeated by Kris Statlander. On June 8 on AEW Dynamite Shafir faced Thunder Rosa for the AEW Women’s World Championship which Shafir lost. 

She has a net worth of around $1 million. Shafir has got around 157K followers on Instagram. Shafir is close friends with Ronda Rousey who trained with her at Glendale Fighting Club and had a similar background in judo. They lived together for several years in Venice, California, along with Shayna Baszler and Jessamyn Duke.

FAQs about Marina Shafir

When did Marina Shafir and Roderick Strong get married?
Marina Shafir got married to Roderick Strong on November 7, 2018.
What is Marina Shafir doing now?
Marina Shafir is currently an AEW Superstar.
How old is Marina Shafir?
Marina Shafir is 34 years old and is born on April 14, 1988
Is Marina Shafir an American citizen?
Yes, Marina is an American citizen.
What is Marina Shafir’s net worth?
Marina Shafir has a net worth of $1 million. 

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