|Bellefontaine, Ohio, United States
|5 feet 11 inches
|32 years old
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Sam Johnston, famous in the ring as Sami Callihan, is an American professional wrestler for the Impact Wrestling. Not just Impact Wrestling, he also wrestled at the globally known WWE for two long years.
The Ohio born athlete debuted around 14 years ago and has made his career quite a remarkable one. So, today we delve into the personal and professional career paths of the former CZW Iron Man Champion.
Sami Callihan: A Former WWE Superstar
The 32-year-old wrestler, Sami Callihan, signed an official contract with WWE on May 27, 2013, with an in-ring name, Solomon Crowe. He debuted in one of WWE’s best shows, NXT, in a loss to multiple time tag-team champion, Xavier Woods, on August 29, 2013.
Even though things looked promising with new contracts and a run of suitable matches, later, he faced a challenging year. He didn’t feature in the televised tapings of WWE matches but only appeared on the dark games or live events till a year.
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One of his memorable moments at WWE came on December 6, 2013, when he played the character of a hacker that controlled the arena lights, then later attacked former US champion, Kalisto.
YouTube: Sami Callihan talks about his competitor Tessa Blanchard on Impact Wrestling.
Callihan debuted on televised NXT show on March 4, 2015, when he beat fellow star, Bull Dempsey. However, his reign at Vince McMahon‘s company didn’t last long as WWE released him on November 24, 2015.
Callihan at Impact Wrestling
The young professional wrestler currently is the acquisition of Impact Wrestling. Ever since he signed with them in November, he achieved great heights in his career, winning the Impact World Championship on October 29, 2019.
The ex-NXT superstar is also a part of the renowned group, Lucha Undergrounds.
An exclusive wallpaper of Sami Callihan on Impact Wrestling’s poster.
Alongside that, Callihan also returned to the independent circuit after quitting WWE and still acquainted with them. Surprisingly, in his earlier stint, he was a member of a dominant faction called, ‘The Crew’ with Jon Moxley/ Dean Ambrose and Pepper Parks.
Sami Callihan’s Staggering Net Worth of $1 Million
The former WWE superstar, Sami Callihan owns an astonishing net worth figure of $1 million. The huge fortune numbers are no surprise since he is one of the on-demand athletes around the wrestling universe.
Sami Callihan won the Jim Lynam Memorial Tournament in 2018. Source: Instagram
Callihan’s skills and talent in wrestling has taken him to places and not just that, he also has found a huge number of fans. Thus, he also earns from the sale of his merchandise like fan t-shirts and caps.
Quick Facts: Sami Callihan
- In one of his matches at Logan Square Auditorium, officials and security threatened to shoot him if he didn’t stop his indiscipline behavior.
- He is a 1-time wXw World Tag team champion with Jon Moxley, PWX Heavyweight Champion, and Shamrock Cup.
- He is fond of pets and owns a dog and a cat.
- The superstar loves watching new movies and went to see The Dead don’t die with fellow wrestler, Jessicka Havok.
- The NXT superstar is quite active on social media handles, especially on Twitter and Instagram.
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