Franklin Roberto Lashley, popularly known as Bobby Lashley, is currently a well-known name in WWE. He has been a part of the Stamford-based promotion for several years and has thoroughly entertained the fans over the years.
In WWE, Bobby Lashley has been a part of several feuds and has headlined numerous pay-per-view events. In addition to that, he has also bagged many championships to his name. With that, Lashley has gained a lot of popularity among the fans.
The supporters of Lashley are always excited to know more about him. They might be aware of the details regarding his professional life. However, what the fans might not know is the fact that Bobby Lashley’s father was a U.S. Army drill sergeant.
Meanwhile, nothing much has been reported about Lashley’s father’s job or his army career. The name of Bobby Lashley’s father has also not been disclosed. However, it has been reported that his father’s job required his family to shift constantly from one place of residence to another. With that, it remains to be seen if more details about his father’s army career will come into the spotlight, going forward.
Focusing on the personal life of Bobby Lashley’s father
Bobby Lashley’s father married a woman named Clara Lashley. However, there’s no information available on the timeline of their marriage. Meanwhile, it has been reported that Lashley’s father generally remained away from his wife and family owing to the nature of his duty.
While talking about Bobby Lashley’s parents it is to be noted that Lashley isn’t the only child of his parents. Lashley has three other elder siblings- Cathy Lashley, Jessica Lashley, and Frances Lashley. While not much has been revealed about Lashley’s sisters, it is known that one of them was previously a part of the U.S. Air Force.
However, nothing else has been disclosed about Lashley’s father’s personal life. It seems his father and mother have kept details about their personal lives to themselves. Meanwhile, it can be assumed that Lashley’s father might be an inspiration for the WWE star since he followed in his father’s footsteps into the army.
Know more about Bobby Lashley’s time in the army
Bobby Lashley graduated in 1999, and following that, he joined the US Army. Thereafter, in the Army’s World Class Athlete Program, Lashley competed in amateur wrestling. In addition to that, his fans might be amazed to know that during his time in the army, he won two medals, a gold and a silver, in a wrestling event.
However, later, Lashley suffered a knee injury that marked the end of his army career. Following that, his journey into pro wrestling began, as it has been several years, and Lashley has made a huge name for himself in the world of pro wrestling.
With that, it now remains to be seen if Lashley will open up more about his parents and family in the upcoming days. Also, the supporters of the WWE superstar will look forward to his matches. They will also be eager to know what lies ahead for Lashley going forward.