Mercedes Ton is an American professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE on the Raw brand under the ring name Sasha BanksShe previously wrestled on the independent circuit most notably for Chaotic Wrestling where she once held the Chaotic Wrestling Women’s Championship. In 2016, she and Charlotte Flair became the first women to headline a WWE pay per view event and the first to compete in a Hell in a Cell match the first women to main event  Raw in a women’s match since 2004 and the first women to win the Pro Wrestling Illustrated award for Feud of the Year.

Birth Name

Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado

Nickname

Sasha Banks, Mercedes KV, Miss Mercedes, The Boss

Profession

WWE Diva, Professional Wrestler

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Sasha Banks was born on January 26, 1992, in Fairfield, California, United States.

Age

She is currently 27 years old.

Residence

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

Multiracial

She has African-American and German ancestry.

Education

Sasha Banks wasn’t able to get her school through traditional system and instead completed her studies through an online program.

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Judith Varnado
  • Siblings – She has an autistic brother.
  • Others – Snoop Dogg (First Cousin) (Rapper, Singer, Songwriter), Daz Dillinger (First Cousin) (Rapper, Record Producer), Brandy Norwood (First Cousin) (Singer, Actress), Ray J (First Cousin) (Singer, Actor)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sasha Banks has dated-

  • Sarath Ton (2016-Present) – In August 2016, Banks got married to the WWE costume designer, Sarath Ton who earlier used to wrestle under the ‘Kid Makaze’ moniker. Sasha Banks had largely kept their relationship under wraps. They also didn’t initially post anything on the social media about their marriage. Only after their wedding picture was leaked on social media, they were forced to speak about their marriage.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters -1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 52 kg
  • In Pounds – 115 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-24-35
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32A

Body Build

Athletic

Hair Color

Black (Natural)

But, she is often seen with her hair dyed in bright and flamboyant shades such as ‘purple’ and ‘pink’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her successful and high-profile stint with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) during which she has performed in NXT and Raw brands. She has managed to win multiple titles during her stint in both the territories of the popular wrestling promotion. Her popularity on various social media platforms including Instagram on which she has over 4 million followers.

WWE Match Debut

In December 2012, Sasha made her WWE televised debut in a match against Paige in an NXT event. She lost the match.

Film Debut

Sasha hasn’t been cast in any theatrical film till date.

Television Debut

In February 2013, Sasha Banks made her first TV show appearance on the comedy show, The JBL Show.

Brand Endorsements

Sasha Banks hasn’t appeared in any TV commercial. However, she has used her social media presence to promote a number of brands and products.

Finishing Moves

  • Bankrupt (Straight Jacket Neckbreaker Slam)
  • Bank Statement (Bridging Crossface, often executed with a Double Knee Backbreaker)

Signature Moves

  • Diving Double Knee Drop
  • High Knee

Sasha Banks Favorite

  • Favorite Music – K-pop
  • Favorite Wrestler – Eddie Guerrero
  • Favorite Influences – Rey Mysterio, Chris Benoit, Mickie James, Ivory, Molly Holly, Jazz, Victoria
  • Favorite Anime – Sailor Moon
  • Favorite Cheat Foods – Pizza, Burger, Ramen Noodles
  • Favorite K-Pop Artists – G-Dragon, Taeyang, Rain
  • Favorite Wrestling Trainer – Norman Smiley

Sasha Banks Net worth

Sasha Banks is an american professional wrestler who has a net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sasha Banks

  • While growing up, she moved around a lot with her family as they sought better treatment for her brother, who was diagnosed with autism.
  • She wanted to get into wrestling at an age as early as 10. However, her mother wasn’t a fan of wrestling and tried to dissuade her from taking up wrestling as a career.
  • When she started her wrestling career in an independent circuit, she used to perform under the stage name of Mercedes KV.
  • In 2012, she became the first female wrestler to reign as Chaotic Wrestling Women’s Champion for more than 200 days. Her reign ended at 260 days as the title was declared vacant after she signed a contract with WWE.
  • In 2016 WWE Draft, she was assigned to the Raw brand and in her first ever match with Raw, she managed to win the WWE Women’s Championship by defeating Charlotte Flair.
  • She has taken wrestling training from Maeve Stowe and Brian Milonas. Hanson and Sara Del Rey have also helped her improve her technical skills.
  • In 2016, the Pro Wrestling Illustrated placed her in the 2nd spot in their PWI Female 50 list.
  • It has been reported that her cousin Snoop Dogg helped her in creating her in-ring persona. He even rapped for her entrance in the ring at Wrestlemania 32.
  • She has often revealed that her interest in wrestling as a kid was sparked by watching All Japan Women’s Pro Wrestling.
  • She never got to watch her favorite wrestler Eddie Guerrero. She once went to watch the Raw event in November 2005 during which Guerrero was slated to take on Undertaker but he sadly passed away the day before the match on November 13, 2005.
  • In 2008, Sasha managed to win a Tough Enough style challenge, which helped her win a full scholarship to the Chaotic Training Center. She was the only female trainee in her class.
  • Banks made her WWE video game debut in WWE 2K17. She later appeared in WWE 2K18 and WWE 2K19. She also appears in the mobile games WWE SuperCard and WWE Mayhem.
  • In March 25, 2019, episode of WWE Raw it was announced that Banks and Bayley would defend their WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship at WrestleMania 35 in a Fatal 4 Way match against The IIconics, The Divas of Doom and Nia Jax and Tamina.
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