Sasha Banks is a well known Female American Wrestling Superstar currently signed with the WWE and is also well known because of being related with the all time famous rapper Snoop Dogg. Wanna find out how? Just read along.
Sasha Banks also known as “The Boss” is not an uncommon name to run into if you watch WWE. In fact, Banks has won the ‘WWE Raw Women’s Championship’ three times, the ‘NXT Women’s Championship’ once, and ‘NXT Year-End Award for Match of the Year’ in 2015. Sasha has also appeared as a playable character in the Professional Wrestling Video game ‘WWE 2K17’.
With all those accolades, Sasha still has one trick up her sleeve. She is related to one of the most influential rappers of all time – Snoop Dogg. Yes, you’ve heard it correctly. Sasha Banks is related to Snoop Dogg. How? Let’s find out.
How is Sasha Banks related to Snoop Dogg? It starts from her Bio to her actual Net Worth.
Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado (born January 26, 1992) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE under the ring name Sasha Banks and now currently signed with the WWE. As a result, she has taken on some of the most talented wrestling professionals. She, along with Charlotte Flair also became the first women ever to win the Pro Wrestling Illustrated award for ‘Feud of the Year’.
Sasha was passionate about wrestling from an early age. As a result, she begun her training in 2008 at Chaotic Wrestling, based in Woburn, Massachusetts. She earned her first victory in a tag team match in January 2011. It was after signing a contract with WWE in August 2012, that she adopted her ring name Sasha Banks.
Since then, she has won the ‘WWE Raw Women’s Championship’ three times, the ‘NXT Women’s Championship’ once, and ‘NXT Year-End Award for Match of the Year’ in 2015. She has also appeared as a playable character in the Professional Wrestling Video game ‘WWE 2K17’.
So, the real question – How is Sasha Banks related to Snoop Dogg?
Sasha Banks is the first cousin of the all star rapper Snoop Dogg. That’s how they are related. Sasha claims Snoop Dogg helped develop her in-ring persona. Snoop acknowledged her when he was inducted into the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016.
In fact Snoop also said in his speech that he took Sasha to Wrestlemania in Orlando when she was just a Teenager and took her around to meet everybody that she wanted to meet and that he saw her face light up.
“You could tell this is where she belonged. This is what she wanted to be. To see the love that you guys have been given her, to see her face on the side of the AT&T Stadium, I mean, I don’t even know what to say to express how great it feels as a family member to see my little cousin fighting for it all tomorrow. Love you, Sasha.”Snoop Dogg at his speech during his induction into WWE Hall of Fame 2016.
Banks’ Net Worth as of 2020 is estimated to be around $3 Million Dollars as it is no surprise due to her many accolades as one of the most dynamic Diva of WWE and a four time WWE Women’s Champion.
Sasha Banks’ Husband.
Sasha Banks married retired professional wrestler, Sarath Ton, also known as Kid Mikaze, on August 4, 2016. He got injured at a match against the Vaudevillians when he got kicked in the head. He has never fought since that night. Kid Mikaze currently works as a costume designer for WWE Superstars.
They got married in 2016 but the couple didn’t reveal it before 2017. The couple also own a dog named “Tyu Maivia” and post various photos of it on social media.
Sasha Banks’ Jackets and where to get them.
Sasha Banks is also one of the most impressive fashion icons in today’s professional wrestling industry. While speaking to The Project, Banks was asked whether it is true that her husband, Sarath Ton, is responsible for designing her wrestling attires to which she replied:
“He is like the fashionista. He does everything. I just choose the colors. Sometimes we disagree. I am like, ‘you make my gear, make me look better than everyone else, or there is a fight at home. I’m thankful that he’s here with me and I get to travel with him.”Sasha Banks replying to The Project
Where to buy The Boss’ trendy Jackets? Read Below.
Sasha Banks “The Legit Boss” Gold Replica Jacket – Source: WWE.
Sasha Banks Black Studded Jacket – Source: Twitter
Fanmade Chalkline Jacket – Source: Ebay