Ryback Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ryback Quick Info
Height6 ft 3 in
Weight132 kg
Date of BirthNovember 10, 1981
Zodiac SignScorpio

Ryback is an American professional wrestler who is best known for his contribution to the WWE. Besides that, he is also a well known international independent circuit wrestler. With time, he has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 2 million followers, more than 2 million followers on Twitter, and more than 350k followers on YouTube.

Born Name

Ryan Allen Reeves

Nick Name

The Big Guy, Ryan Reeves, Ryback, Skip Sheffield, Silverback

Ryback as seen in a picture taken on April 3, 2014
Ryback as seen in a picture taken on April 3, 2014 (Miguel Discart / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States


Las Vegas, Nevada, United States




Ryback studied at the Western High School and Palo Verde High School. He also attended the Community College of Southern Nevada.

Later, he also enrolled at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


Professional Wrestler


  • Siblings – McKayla Reeves (Sister)




6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm


132 kg or 291 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ryback name has been linked with –

  1. Melissa
Alicia Fox and Ryback at WrestleMania Axxess in March 2015
Alicia Fox and Ryback at WrestleMania Axxess in March 2015 (Miguel Discart / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

He prefers to shave his head clean which makes it difficult to talk about his natural hair color.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Large muscular physical appearance
  • Shaves his head clean and sports a thick beard.
  • Bulbous nose
  • His signature move is the boulder-holder.
Ryback vs. James Lerman at WWE SmackDown on April 17, 2012
Ryback vs. James Lerman at WWE SmackDown on April 17, 2012 (Simon Q / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Ryback Facts

  1. Ryback was brought up in Las Vegas, Nevada alongside his sister McKayla.
  2. He is very close to his mother and father.
  3. Ryback was 12 years old when he worked as a guest bell ringer at a live “World Wrestling Federation” event.
  4. He started watching wrestling matches when he was 8 years old.
  5. His finishing move is called “Shell Shocked.”
  6. He was nicknamed “Silverback” by his friends when he was a teenager and a childhood friend of his jokingly compared him to the likes of a gorilla.
  7. During his high school years, Ryback played on his school’s baseball or football. He also played college baseball while he was in college. However, after he sustained a knee injury, he was forced to forfeit 2 seasons.
  8. While at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, he joined their fitness management program and also spent 2 years of his training to become a wrestler.
  9. In order to support his training, he worked at the Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino.
  10. During the start of his professional wrestling career, he was diagnosed with bronchitis and also sustained a rib injury while training for the $1,000,000 Tough Enough event. Despite that, he managed to make it into the top 8 finalists before being voted off and also bagged a contract with Smackdown after impressing them with his performance.
  11. His wrestling persona is said to be that of Goldberg meets The Ultimate Warrior meets Rob Van Dam’s tights.

Featured Image By Miguel Discart / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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