Shelton Benjamin - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Shelton Benjamin, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Shelton James Benjamin was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina on July 9, 1975, and he is currently 48 years old.

He is currently a Wrestler, under the ring name of Shelton Benjamin.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Shelton James Benjamin
  • Ring Names
    • Shelton Benjamin ( July 4, 1999 - Present)
    • Shelton X Benjamin ( January 4, 2012 - July 5, 2016)
  • Born July 9, 1975 (age 48)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Billed From
    • Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Weight
    • 248 lbs (112 kg)
  • Nicknames The Gold Standard

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( July 4, 1999 - Present)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Free Agent May 1, 2023 September 21, 2023
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw October 14, 2019 April 30, 2023
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown August 22, 2017 October 13, 2019
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH January 10, 2015 July 5, 2016
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight January 4, 2012 January 4, 2015
    Promotion Ring of HonorROH September 11, 2010 February 2, 2013
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown February 17, 2010 April 22, 2010
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand ECW June 29, 2009 February 16, 2010
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown June 25, 2008 June 28, 2009
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand ECW November 20, 2007 June 24, 2008
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw March 22, 2004 November 19, 2007
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown December 26, 2002 March 21, 2004
    Promotion Ohio Valley WrestlingOVW July 4, 1999 November 13, 2002
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face August 8, 2022 Present
    Heel June 15, 2020 August 7, 2022
    Face October 9, 2018 June 14, 2020
    Heel January 9, 2018 October 8, 2018
    Face July 7, 2009 January 8, 2018
    Heel January 2, 2006 July 6, 2009
    Face March 22, 2004 January 1, 2006
    Heel December 26, 2002 March 21, 2004
    Face July 4, 1999 December 25, 2002
  • Images
    Sep 2021
    Sep 2021
    Aug 2017
    Aug 2017
    Sep 2010
    Sep 2010
    Nov 2007
    Nov 2007
    Jul 1999
    Jul 1999

  • Finishers
    • Paydirt - Leaping Reverse STO ( November 20, 2007 - Present)
    • T-Bone Suplex - Exploder Suplex into a Modified Scoop Powerslam ( January 2, 2003 - Present)
    • Ankle Lock ( January 4, 2012 - August 21, 2017)
    • Superkick ( December 26, 2002 - June 25, 2006)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Bomb" by def rebel - Single ( January 9, 2023 - September 21, 2023)
    • Theme Song "Set It Off" by CFO$ - Single ( August 29, 2017 - January 8, 2023)
    • Theme Song "It's Time" by CFO$ - with The Hurt Business - Team ( August 23, 2020 - March 29, 2021)
    • Theme Song "X" by Yonosuke Kitamura - Single ( January 4, 2013 - January 4, 2015)
    • Theme Song "Gold Standard" by Yonosuke Kitamura - Single ( January 4, 2012 - January 3, 2013)
    • Theme Song "The Countdown" by Team RnB - Single ( September 11, 2010 - February 2, 2013)
    • Theme Song "Ain't No Stoppin' Me (Remix)" by Axel - Single ( June 25, 2008 - April 22, 2010)
    • Theme Song "Ain't No Stoppin' Me" by Lou$tar - Single ( March 22, 2004 - June 24, 2008)
    • Theme Song "Heroes" by Jim Johnston - witch Charlie Haas - Team ( December 26, 2002 - March 21, 2004)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    World Wrestling Entertainment

    • 3 WWE Intercontinental Championship
    • 1 WWE United States Championship
    • 2 WWE Tag Team Championship (with Charlie Haas)
    • 1 WWE Raw Tag Team Championship (with Cedric Alexander)
    • 3 WWE 24/7 Championship

    Ring Of Honor

    • 1 ROH World Tag Team Championship (with Charlie Haas)

    Millennium Wrestling Federation

    • 1 MWF Heavyweight Championship

    Ohio Valley Wrestling

    • 4 OVW Southern Tag Team Championship (3 with Brock Lesnar, 1 with Road Dogg)

    World Wrestling Council

    • 1 WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship

  • Other Accomplishments
    • WWE Slammy Award - Trashtalker of the Year (2020 - with The Hurt Business)
    • OVW Danny Davis Invitational Tag Team Tournament Winner (2015 - with Charlie Haas)
    • PWI Tag Team of the Year (2003, with Charlie Haas)
    • 9° in PWI 500 (2005)
    • WON Most Underrated (2005–2007)
    • NCAA All-American (1997, 1998)
    • NJCAA Junior College National Wrestling Champion
    • NJCAA Junior College 100 meter Champion

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