Lee Johnson (wrestler)

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Lee Johnson
Born (1997-12-13) December 13, 1997 (age 26)
Gary, Indiana, U.S.
Spouse(s)Julia Hart (m. 2023)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Lee Johnson
Billed height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Billed weight180 lb (82 kg)
Billed fromGary, Indiana
Trained byAR Fox[1]
Q. T. Marshall[1]
DebutNovember 30, 2017

Lee Johnson (born December 13, 1997) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and also performs for its sister promotion Ring of Honor (ROH).[2] Johnson is also known by his nickname "Big Shotty".[3]

Professional wrestling career

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Early career (2017–2020)

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Trained by AR Fox and Q. T. Marshall[1] Johnson made his professional wrestling debut on 2017, working at World Wrestling Alliance 4 (WWA4) in Georgia.[1][2]

All Elite Wrestling and Ring of Honor (2020–present)

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Johnson made his All Elite Wrestling (AEW) debut on the April 7, 2020, episode of AEW Dark in a losing effort against his trainer Q.T. Marshall.[4] Johnson subsequently joined his trainer's new stable The Factory alongside Cole Karter, Nick Comoroto, Aaron Solo, and QT Marshall.[5][6] After the dissolution of The Factory, Lee Johnson began making appearances with the revived Ring of Honor.[7] At Supercard of Honor, he unsuccessfully challenged Kyle Fletcher for the ROH World Television Championship.

Personal life

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Johnson married fellow professional wrestler Julia Hart on October 13, 2023.[8]

Championships and accomplishments

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References

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  1. ^ a b c d Sutter, Robbie (February 10, 2021). "Lee Johnson is All Elite". Last Word on Pro Wrestling. Archived from the original on June 15, 2021. Retrieved June 21, 2023.
  2. ^ a b Thompson, Andrew (February 10, 2021). "Lee Johnson officially signs with AEW". POSTWrestling. Archived from the original on February 11, 2021. Retrieved February 6, 2022.
  3. ^ "AEW Roster". Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  4. ^ Tees, David (April 7, 2020). "AEW Dark 4/7/20 Results: Wardlow, Kip Sabian, QT Marshall, MJF & Penelope Ford Appear". Fightful. Archived from the original on May 6, 2021. Retrieved June 21, 2023.
  5. ^ George, Niklas; Manager, Site (2020-10-30). "Lee Johnson and the Gunn Club Join the Nightmare Family". Last Word on Pro Wrestling. Retrieved 2022-03-08.
  6. ^ "Lee Johnson". AEW Results. Retrieved 2022-03-08.
  7. ^ "ROH on HonorClub #30". Cagematch. September 19, 2023. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  8. ^ Johnson, Mike (October 16, 2023). "AEW Stars Married, Dave Brown in Memphis, Kingston Promises UK Return, Serena and More AEW Notes". PWInsider. Archived from the original on July 3, 2024. Retrieved July 3, 2024.
  9. ^ "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2021". The Internet Wrestling Database. Archived from the original on June 19, 2023. Retrieved June 21, 2023.
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