One of the famous actor and television personality, David Otunga is also former wrestler. He is retired wrestler who now works as the commentator in WWE (World Wresting Entertainment). He has won the title of the several wrestling championships including WWE Tag Team Championship. He is also popularly known as the member of The Nexus and The New Nexus. From the year 2011 he has been working as a legal adviser for the WWE. He is also popularly known for 2013 thriller film, “The Call”.
|Date of Birth||7 April, 1980|
|Birth Place||United States|
|Height||6 Feet 0 Inch|
Besides he also caught the eye of the people by hosting popular program RawPre-Show on 2015. Similarly he joined commentary team with Tom Phillips for Superstars and Main Event. Most recently he is the host of pre-show panelist for Raw. Also he has been excellent through his acting skills.
Early Life And Education
Born in United States, he is the son of father Moses, a Kenyan, and a European American mother, Billie both are teacher by their profession. So he comes from the inter countries mixed gene. The youngest son among three children in the family, Otunga graduated from Larkin High School in the year 1998. David completed his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Illinois. Similarly after the completion of his Graduate degrees from Harvard Law school he became a laboratory manager in Columbia University’s Cognitive Neuroscience Center. The versatile wrestler comes one of the most educated wrestler of all time.
Career in Wrestling
He started his career in wrestling professionally at the age of 29. This was the year 2009, when he first debuted under the ring name Dawson Alexander, in a six-man tag team match. Otunga teamed with Barry Allen and Jon Cutler to defeat Abraham Saddam Washington, Derrick Bateman and Camacho. Even before he made himself involved in wrestling game he was signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment and was assigned to its development territory, Florida Championship Wrestling. After years of hard work, dedication and excellence in educational and physical status, he got a chance to make debut appearance at around his thirties age. From the year 2009 time to the year 2015, he played wrestling under many names.
Until 2010 he had a number of numerous dark matches on both Raw and SmackDown. Finally it was the year he signed for official wrestling on the first season of NXT under his real name. This was the most important and popular achievement that he ever got to experience. Being in the contract with NXT he could impress all his fans and audience. There were number of ups and downs with in the time span. He got to play and work with some popular wrestler of all time and even got many chances to work as the group leader of the team. He won number of titles and even sometimes he got defeated. Besides all this he experienced a lot more and finally he retired in the year 2015 from wrestling. His six years of wrestling were full of entertainment.
After getting retired from wrestling he started working as the host of different wrestling shows and also started working as the legal adviser for WWE. He also made his acting appearance in some popular web-series including General Hospital in 2014 and Criminal Minds in 2017. Also he made a cameo appearance in some movies too. Being one of the graduates of Law he has been handling the law section of wrestling game.
Affairs and Relationships
He was all over the media for some months due to his controversial love affair with an American singer, Jennifer Hudson from the year 2007. The couple got engaged in Hudson’s birthday in the year 2008. The couple was living together with good cooperation for year and also the couple was blessed with a son namely David Daniel Otunga Jr. It was after ten years in 2017, many rumors and controversies started to appear all around the web. Due to different personal disputes and relationship matters the couple finally decided to get separated with girlfriend Jennifer Hudson. It was due different relationship affairs of David Otunga that created problems in their relationship, however these issues has not been clearly disclosed to the media team.
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