Erik Biography: Age, Height, Facts, Achievements, Controversy & Net Worth

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Erik Biography: Raymond Rowe, popularly known by his ring name Erik, is an American professional wrestler, currently working in World Wrestling Entertainment for Raw brand. He is currently teaming up with Ivar in a tag team named The Viking Riders. Rowe began his career in 2003 with independent wrestling platforms after being trained by  Josh Prohibition and Lou Marconi.
From the year 2003 to 2013, Rowe devoted his time on independent wrestling units and joined Ring of Honor in 2013 to 2017 where he teamed up with Hanson as War Machine defeated  The Kingdom (Matt Taven and Michael Bennett) to win the ROH World Tag Team Championship.The duo lost the title to The Addiction (Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian).
 In 2015, Rowe and Hanson made their Japanese debuts by featuring in wrestling units like Pro Wrestling Noah,   New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW). The War Machine defeated  Tencozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima) to win the IWGP Tag Team Championship. They  later lost the title to Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa).
Rowe and Hanson made their  WWE main roster debut in 2018 and changed their tag team name from The War Machine to The Viking Riders.  The Viking Riders has recently won  WWE Raw Tag Team Championship for the first time.

EARLY LIFE

Raymond Rowe was born on  August 21, 1984 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Raymond took his wrestling training from Josh Prohibition and Lou Marconi.

PERSONAL LIFE

Rowe resides in  Houston, Texas, United States with his wife Sarah Logan, whom he married in 2018. They don’t have any kids and living a very happy life.

PROFESSIONAL LIFE

Rowe began his professional wrestling career in 2003 with Independent wrestling platforms before joining the popular wrestling promotion Ring of Honor in 2013 where he won  the ROH World Tag Team Championship as the tag team named as The War Machine with Hanson.
He became a part of several wrestling promotions including Anarchy Championship Wrestling, Absolute Intense Wrestling, Brew City Wrestling, Cleveland All Pro Wrestling, Fire Storm Pro Wrestling, International Wrestling Cartel, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Ring of Honor, NWA, VIP Wrestling and many more.
In 2015, Rowe and Hanson made their Japanese debuts by featuring in wrestling units like Pro Wrestling Noah,  New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW).  The duo War Machine made their debut for NJPW by entering the 2016 World Tag League where they finished  with a record of four wins and three losses. In 2017,  The War Machine defeated  Tencozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima) to win the IWGP Tag Team Championship. They  later lost the title to Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa).
The War Machine changed their tag team to The War Raiders after signing a contract with WWE in 2018  The War Raiders defeated The Undisputed Era at NXT Takeover: Phoenix  to win the NXT Tag Team Championships.
In the  recent Superstar Shakeup event, Rowe and Hanson made their main roster debut on Raw and changed their name as Ivar and Erik. They also changed their tag team name as The Viking Raiders. The Viking Riders has recently won  WWE Raw Tag Team Championship for the first time.

HONOURS

Ranked 97 of the 500 best singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2016[

ACHIEVEMENTS

Rowe is a one-time Anarchy Heavyweight Champion
Rowe is a one-time World Hardcore Champion
Rowe is a one-time AIW Absolute Champion
Rowe won J.T. Lightning Tournament in 2015
Rowe is a one-time BCW Tag Team Champion with Hanson
Rowe is a one-time CAPW Heavyweight Champion
Rowe is a one-time CAPW Tag Team Champion with Jason Bane
Rowe is a one-time Firestorm Pro Heavyweight Champion
Rowe is a one-time IWC World Heavyweight Champion
Rowe is a one-time IWC Tag Team Champion with J-Rocc
Rowe is a two-time IWGP Tag Team Champion with Hanson
Rowe is a one-time NWA BOW Heavyweight Champion
Rowe is a one-time NWA BOW Outlaw Champion
Rowe is a one-time NWA Lone Star Junior Heavyweight Champion
Rowe is a one-time NWA Lone Star Tag Team Champion with Jax Dane
Rowe is a two-time NWA Grand Warrior Champion
Rowe is a one-time ROH World Tag Team Champion with Hanson
Rowe is a two-time VIP Heavyweight Champion
Rowe is a one-time VIP Tag Team Champion with Hanson
Rowe is a one-time WCPW Tag Team Champion with Hanson
Rowe is a one-time NXT Tag Team Champion with Hanson
Rowe is a  one-time and current WWE Raw Tag Team Champion with Ivar

PHYSICAL MEASUREMENTS

HEIGHT: 185 cm
WEIGHT: 112 kg = 247 lbs
EYE COLOR: Dark Brown
HAIR COLOR: Bald

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Full Name:  Raymond Rowe
Age: 35 years
Date of Birth: August 21, 1984
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Zodiac: Leo
Religion: American

FAVOURITE CELEBRITIES

Favorite wrestler: Shawn Michaels and Big Show
Favorite actor: Tom Hardy
Favorite actress: Angelina Jolie
Hobbies: Wrestling, Watching TV series, Gym training
Favorite Food: Unknown
Dream Holiday Destination: Unknown
Favorite Color: Black

NET WORTH

$1 million estimated

CONTROVERSY

Not a controversial career until now

SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILES

Facebook:  No official facebook handle.
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/Erik_WWE
Instagram: @erik_wwe


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