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Biography of John Layfield

John Layfield is an American retired professional wrestler, NFL player, TV personality, and journalist from Texas. He is currently recognized for working as a commentator for FOX News. John even plays the role of a financial analyst for FOX Business Network. He even spent time working as a Senior Vice President at Northeast Securities for nearly a decade. Layfield has also appeared as a news commentator for WWE since his retirement.

Layfield was born and raised in a middle-class family in the small community of Sweetwater, Texas. He grew up as a sports fanatic and gamer from a very young age. John played soccer and football in high school before finally joining college. He then joined Abilene Christina University where he played college football until graduation.

Layfield played offensive line his first two years as an NFL football player. Eventually, he signed with the Los Angeles Raiders as an undrafted free agent in his junior and senior years in college. He also played in the World League of American Football, starting every game in the early 1991 season at right tackle.

From there, John developed an immense love for wrestling in early 1992. He began training under Black Bart and Brad Rhenigans, who helped Layfield make his first debut that September in the Texas-based Global Wrestling Federation. John then performed his first stunt under the stage name John Hawk. Eventually he made friends and formed a tag team for himself called the Texas Mustangs. In 1995, Layfield made his first wrestling debut for the World Wrestling Federation as John Hawk in a dark match with Savio Vega.

In 1996, John appeared to make his TV debut on an episode of WWF Superstars under his new stage name. Justin Hawk Brashaw. John played several WWE matches that catapulted his fame as a wrestler during the WWE Attitude Era. His most iconic moment before retiring in 2009 was when he won the WWE Championship and held it for 280 days. This made him the 20th Triple Crown Champion and 10th WWE Grand Slam Champion in WWE history. John now appears as a commentator on WWE and FOX News.

John Layfield age

layfield is 56 years old in 2022. He was born John Charles Layfield in November 29, 1966, in Sweetwater, Texas, United States. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on 29th of November every year. John’s birth sign is Sagittarius.

John Layfield’s Height

John is at an approximate height of 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m). It also weighs approx. 132 kilograms (290 pounds). Furthermore, John’s eye color is brown and he has light brown hair.

John Layfield Family

Layfield is the proud child of Mary Layfield (mother) and her father Lavelle Layfield. Her father is an ordained minister who runs his own Texas-based Anglican church, while her mother is a homemaker. John grew up as an only child of loving and religious parents.

John Layfield’s Wife

Layfield is happily married to his wife, Meredith Whitney. The two lovebirds met in the early 2000s through a WWE event. John and Meredith got along very well and dated for a while before getting engaged. The couple then tied the knot via a private marriage ceremony held in February 2011. Meredith is John’s second wife. He married her after getting divorced from his ex-wife Cindy Womack in 2003.

Children of John Layfield

John is a happily married man. However, he has not disclosed the number of children he has due to his low-key nature. Therefore, it is unknown whether John has children or not.

John Layfield Net Worth

Layfield has an estimated net worth of about $9 million US Dollars as of 2022. He has managed to accumulate this amount of wealth from his previous career as a famous WWE wrestler under his JBL brand and also from his current career as a commentator for FOX News.