Lex Luger
Lex Luger
Celebrated Name: Lex Luger
Real Name/Full Name: Lawrence Wendell Pfohl
Gender: Male
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: June 2, 1958
Birth Place: Buffalo, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 6 ft 6 inches
Weight: 125kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Peggy Fulbright (1979 to 2003)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Two)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Lex Luger Gay? NO
Profession: Professional wrestler
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]: $5 million
Last Updated: [current date format=’F Y’]

Laurence Wendell is a former American professional wrestler, bodybuilder, and television producer, as well as a football player known by his ring name Lex Luger.

His fame came to light when he worked with Jim Crockett Promotions, World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and the World Wrestle Federation (WWF).

Maybe you know about Lex Luger very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in [current date format=’Y’]? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Lex Luger’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

When Lex Luger attended High school, he started playing football at Orchard Park, New York.

His skills in playing football identified, and he received a scholarship that enrolled him at Pennsylvania State University. After studying for a semester here, he decided to transfer to the University of Miami.

Personal Life

Lex Luger tied a knot with Peggy with whom they have two children, Brian and Lauren Ashley.

On April 19, 2003, Luger involved himself in domestic violence with Elizabeth Hulette, who was a live-in girlfriend of their townhouse, Marietta, Georgia. During the quarrel, Luger struck her.

In another incident, traffic police arrested Luger for driving under the influence. He was slugging while talking to the police. Hulette was the passenger in the car, and the police called for a taxi that took her home. Luger was also driving under an expired driver’s license.

On March 1, 2003, Hullette passed away after mixing pills of hydrocodone and Alprazolam in vodka. She died in the house they shared in Marietta. Police cuffed Luger after finding many illicit drugs and charged with 13 felony counts on possessing drugs. The police uncuffed Luger the following after paying a bail of $27000.

The authorities demanded Liger to undergo probation of five years and undergo a period of drug tests.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 2, 1958, Lex Luger is 66 years old as of today’s date [current date]. His height is 6 feet, 6 inches tall, and his weight is 125 kg.


Football career

During his young age, Lex Luger loved playing basketball, though he would play soccer on rare occasions. He was a fan of Manchester United, an English Soccer Club.

Luger played for Miami Hurricanes, where participants were Mitch Guitar, Jim Kelly, Fred Marion, and Mark Ritch. Later on, Lex Luger left out of those chosen to participate in the Georgia Tech game. He referred to the action as ‘off-the-trip incidents.’ By then, Lex was suffering from Cabin Fever. He was annoyed as coach Lou Saban failed to mention him as the starter during the 5th game in that season. The coach dismantled Luger’s hotel room.

Lex Luger made a contract with National Football League’s Green Bay Packers. However, he never took any participation in the team’s games, and that is why his name is not on the list of prominent players.

Lex was part of the team during the whole of the 1982 season. The manager of that team placed Lex Luger on a reserve list because he had developed a groin problem during training activities.

In 1983, Lex Luger went back to Packers training camp, which the manager of the team released him even before the regular season commenced.

Lex Luger wore a shirt written 66, making him the last player to put on that number following the retirement of Ray Nietzsche.

Lex Luger winded up his football career in 1984 following his participation in US football League for Tampa Bay Bandits, Jacksonville Bulls, and Memphis Showboats. Ron Simmons, the upcoming WWE rival, was Luger’s teammate in Tampa Bandits.


In 1985, Lex Luger went to a golfing occasion in Florida. He met Bob Roop, who loved Lex Luger’s body complexity and later allowed him to join professional wrestling. Arrangements made to train Lex where he got a professional wrestling trainer, Hiro Matsuda, who was Hulk Hogan and ‘Mr. Wonderful Paul Orndorff. Luger loved reading comic books and happens to come across one which impressed him. Lex Luger was the villain of that book Luger later gave him ‘Lex Luger’ nickname. That nickname gave him morale to carry himself high as the anticipated wrestler during his early years.

In September 1985, Lex started his in-ring combat where Percy Prinkle and Rick Rude were among those featured in the actual action.

On October 31, 1985, Luger was lucky as he emerged the winner of the Southern Heavyweight Championship after defeating Cocoa Samoa.

On September 1, 1986, Lex Luger fought with Ric Flair, NWA World Heavyweight Champion, where he wrestled under ‘The Battle of the Belts III. The two ended in a draw after a 60-minute play.

Lex Luger fought with Nikita Kollof, who he had defeated back on July 11, 1987. During the fight, manager James J Dillon threw a chair on the cage while Earl Ebner was on the bottom of the cage. As a way of winning the competition, Lex Luger pocked that chair and hit Nikita Kollof at the back of the head, and Kollof went unconscious. Lex picked him up and threw him on Torture Rack. The referee picked Kollof’s hand and dropped it three times with no response. As a result, the referee declared Lex Luger, the winner.

Luger liked to challenge the Four Horsemen and Windham, wrestling teams. He later involved in wrestling occasion with Ric Flair, Horseman leader for NWA World Heavyweight Championship that took place in Baltimore.  The four Horsemen attacked Luger when he arrived in a Limousine. They injured him and left him bleeding in the parking lot. That event was on live television. The referee stopped the match because the Four Horsemen had hit Lex bad on a cut that left his forehead bleeding profusely.

Lex Luger planned to take an official break from the wrestling career between 2002 and 2007. However, he did not retire but went ahead to participate in various competitions. Currently, Lex still takes part in WWE events up.

Awards & Achievements

Lex Luger has no won any awards yet.

Net Worth & Salary of Lex Luger in [current date format=’Y’]

Lex Luger Net Worth
Lex Luger Net Worth

As of July 2024, Lex Luger has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. His career in football and wrestling has helped him gain such a figure.

Luger is a hardworking man in his career. He also a determined man as he hopes one day he will be branded as the all-time winner of WWE.


  1. We (ancestors of Pfohl family) have a wonderful page about the Pfohls. Don Pfohl started it. We would be honoed if you would take a look at it and let us know if you are part of this branch of our family. Thank you! Janet Tisdale.
    Granddaughter of Emma Elizabeth Davis Pfohl.


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