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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 1 March 1965Houston, Texas, USA
Birth NameBooker Tio Huffman Jr.
Nicknames G.I. Bro
The Book
Booker Man
King Booker
Height 6' 2½" (1.89 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Booker Huffman was born on March 1, 1965 in Houston, Texas, USA as Booker Tio Huffman Jr. He is an actor, known for WWE Smackdown! (1999), WWF Raw (1993) and World Championship Wrestling: New Blood Rising (2000). He has been married to Sharmell Sullivan since February 5, 2005. They have two children. He was previously married to Levestia Huffman.

Spouse (2)

Sharmell Sullivan (5 February 2005 - present) (2 children)
Levestia Huffman (23 May 1986 - 8 May 2001) (divorced) (1 child)

Trade Mark (8)

The Spin-A-Roonie; a breakdancing manuever similar to the windmill
Finishing move: Scissors Kick / Ghetto Blaster
Finishing move: Book End (Side Slam)
Trademark move: Harlem Hangover/Houston Hangover (Top-Rope Somersault Leg Drop)
Trademark move: Harlem Sidekick / Houston Sidekick (Jumping calf kick)
Trademark move: 110th Street Slam (High-impact delayed spinebuster)
Trademark move: Missile Dropkick
Trademark move: Sidewalk Slam

Trivia (43)

Professional wrestler & Color commentator.
Former WCW World Tag Team & World Television Champion.
Has been a member of Harlem Heat, Misfits In Action, The Alliance, The King's Court (leader) and The Main Event Mafia.
Brother of wrestler Lash Huffman, who wrestles under the name Stevie Ray. In 2005 they opened up their own Pro Wrestling Academy.
Booker T is a 5-Time WCW Champion.
Won the WCW World Tag Team Titles a record 10 times with his brother Stevie Ray, as Harlem Heat.
Former WCW & TNA Superstar.
His older brother Stevie Ray looked after him and his siblings when they were kids, after their parents had died.
Established himself as a singles wrestler after a "Best of Seven series" of matches with "the Canadian Crippler" Chris Benoit in WCW.
Captured the WCW Tag Team Titles for an 11th and final time with partner Test. Test & Booker T. also have a reign as WWF Tag Team Champs before losing the belts to the Hardy Boyz on WWF SmackDown! The Hardy Boyz also defeated Booker T. & Test for the WCW Titles 1 month earlier.
Eliminated The Rock in a Battle Royal to become #1 Contender for the World Championship against Triple H at WrestleMania XIX, on the February 24, 2003 edition of WWE RAW.
His winning the WWE Intercontinental Championship in July 2003 made him the first black title holder since D'Lo Brown in the Summer of 1999.
Notable Title Wins Include: GWF Tag Team titles w/Stevie Ray (3 times); WCW World Tag Team titles w/Stevie Ray (10 times) w/Test (1 time); WCW World TV title (6); WCW United States Heavyweight title; WCW World Heavyweight title (5); WWF Hardcore title (2); WWF/E World Tag Team titles w/ Test, w/Goldust & w/ Rob Van Dam; WWE Intercontinental title; WWE United States title (3); 2006 King of the Ring; WWE World Heavyweight title; TNA Legends title; TNA World Tag Team titles w/ Scott Steiner. title; WWE World Tag Team titles w/ Rob Van Dam.
Booker T and Stevie Ray first began tag teaming as The Ebony Experience.
Is the most decorated champion in WCW history having won 21 titles during his tenure with the company.
Harlem Heat, the tag team he formed with his brother Stevie Ray, is regarded by many to be the best tag team in WCW history.
When he and his brother went over to WCW to become the successful tag team of Harlem Heat, they were managed by former wrestler Rob Parker. The original plan was to call them the "Ghetto Blasters" and have them come to the ring in chains like slaves, but was nixed due to racial sensitivity.
Booker T and his brother Stevie Ray (Lash Huffman) were initially called Kole (Booker) and Kane (Lash) when they entered WCW as Harlem Heat. Their names changed to Booker T and Stevie Ray afterward at their request.
Booker and Chris Benoit continued their "Best of Seven series" once again on the WWE SmackDown brand in 2005 until 2006. After the series was 3-1 in Booker's favor, he suffered an injury at a House Show on December 2nd. Because of this he chose Randy Orton as his replacement. Orton defeated Benoit in the seventh match to win the series and the United States Championship for Booker T.
Previous Managers: Col. Robert Parker, Sister Sherri, Jacqueline, Midnight, Shane McMahon, The Boss Man, Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman/Queen Sharmell (his wife), Traci.
Debuted as G.I. Bro for Ivan Putski's Houston based Indy promotion, Western Wrestling Alliance.
Booker T and his brother Stevie Ray became a tag team in the Texas-based Western Wrestling Alliance promotion.
While in Texas, Booker T feuded with Tiger Conway Jr.
The "T" in Booker T stands for his middle name, Tio.
Introduced the TNA Legends Championship.
Has appeared in 23 wrestling video games.
Convicted of two aggravated robberies after pleading guilty in 1987 to armed robbery of Wendy's restaurants in Houston. He and his partners wore Wendy's uniforms during the crimes, having worked there for 2 years. Booker was sentenced to 5 years in prison but served 19 months before being released. His parole ended in April 1992.
During a Summerslam commercial shoot in 2006 he got into a real life physical fight with Batista. They resolved their differences and continued working together shortly after.
Published author.
WWE Hall of Famer.
Traded to SmackDown! Along with The Dudleys for Triple H. [March 2004]
Left WWE and is now in TNA. [November 2007]
Made a surprise return to the WWE during the Royal Rumble match. [January 2011]
Returned to RAW on 13th October 2003 after nine weeks of absence, and is to participate for Stone Cold's team at Survivor Series this year. [October 2003]
Defeated Kurt Angle at Judgment Day on May 22, 2005. [May 2005]
Defeated Christian at the Great American Bash. [July 2005]
With the help of his wife Sharmell, defeated Chris Benoit to win his third U.S. Championship. [October 2005]
Is set to meet Samoa Joe in the main event at TNA Victory Road on 13th July for the TNA Heavyweight Championship. This will be held in Booker's home town of Houston, Texas. [July 2008]
Has back problems and may have to retire from wrestling [August 2003]
Has defeated John Cena twice to have a 2-1 lead over John Cena (Cena beat Booker T at Summerslam 2004) in the best of 5 series for the WWE U.S. Title, if Booker T wins one more match he will retain his title. [September 2004]
After a controversial match with Chris Benoit, general manager Theodore Long vacated the U.S. Title. [November 2005]
Will face John Cena at Summerslam 2004 in the first match of a Best of Five series to determine the undisputed WWE U.S. Champion, since Cena never lost the belt. (It was stripped from him by former Smackdown GM Kurt Angle). [August 2004]
Won the WWE United States Title when he won an 8-man Elimination match, last eliminating Rob Van Dam. [July 2004]

Personal Quotes (5)

Save this drama for yo momma!
Don't hate the player, hate the game.
Booyeah, now I'm gonna get wit ya
You didn't say that. Tell me you didn't say that!
Can you dig it, Sucka?

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