Is Finn Balor Married? No, he isn’t. This fact would definitely raise a question, ‘who is his girlfriend?’ It is supposed that Finn Balor’s girlfriend is none other than Cathy Kelley who is a renowned journalist, WWE announcer and broadcaster. However, the couple has never made official confirmation about their relationship. American wrestler Sean Waltman who is popular by the ring name X-Pac confirmed the romantic relationship between Kathy and Finn.
The duo has made public appearances together several times. Throughout his career, Balor has been linked to numerous women including Bayley and Becky Lynch who were once trained by Balor himself.Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Balor:
Who is Finn Balor?
Finn Balor is a professional wrestler who is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) who appears in the RAW brand. His real name is Fergal Devitt and regarding the wrestler’s nationality, he is an Irish. Before being the part of WWE, Finn was able to establish himself on the international platform where he was wrestling in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) as Prince Devitt. He is the winner of the Best of the Super Juniors tournament for two times in 2010 and 2013. The WWE wrestler is recognized for being one of the founder members for the Bullet Club stable.
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Fergal Devitt is present in the wrestling industry since February 2001. According to his wiki, Devitt was born on 25 July 1981, which makes his age be 39 years old as of 2020. Let’s explore in detail about Finn Balor’s biography including his personal life below:
Early Life and Education
Finn Balor was born as Fergal Devitt in 1981. His place of birth is Bray, County Wicklow, Republic of Ireland. He was born to the father named Fintan and mother Leonie. Fergal Devitt was the second oldest child to his parents among five siblings. He has a sister named Anne-Marie whereas his brothers are named Colm, Eoín and Ciaran. Devitt allocates some of his time for his family and goes for making fun with them on various occasions including Christmas.
From his school days, Devitt was passionate about sports and was has played association football and Gaelic football. He is said to be a great fan of the English team Tottenham Hotspur. Regarding his education, he attended St. Cronan’s School in Bray. Later, Devitt developed an interest in wrestling and therefore went for IBF submission wrestling where he was able to hold a first-degree black belt. He was a great fan of the tag team The British Bulldogs, Rick Rude, Mr. Perfect, Shawn Michaels, Savio Vega and Koko B. Ware. In addition to the craze for wrestling, Devitt used to spend hours reading comic books and was interested in a collection of logos. This is the reason, he had appeared in the ring with body paints and worn face just being inspired by those comic books.
Career and Professional Life
Fergal Devitt started receiving training from NWA UK Hammerlock. He made his debut in the ring at the age of 18 in 2000 and within a short time, he held the title of NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship. Thereafter, he kept on wrestling by being on the tours to Ireland, USA and UK.
Devitt co-founded a wrestling promotion based in Ireland named NWA Ireland with Paul Tracey. The promotion made a contract under the NWA banner to become the sister group of NWA UK Hammerlock. He was also trainer being the part of NWA Ireland and has trained future WWE star Becky Lynch.
Devitt defeated Dru Onyx for his second British Commonwealth title on 8 October 2005 at the NWA 57th Anniversary Show organized in Nashville Tennessee. Both the competitor was invited in Santa Monica, California by the New Japan Inoki Dojo for receiving training. The same year, he competed at Millennium Wrestling Federation (MWF). His debut match in MWF was a triple threat fight against Eddie Edwards and John Walters for challenging the MWF Television Championship. His television debut was the match against Osirus at MWF Ultra.
His outstanding performance made him receive training offered by New Japan’s main dojo in Tokyo, Japan. The wrestler started getting the training of professional wrestling in Japanese style in 2006. The same year, he was defeated by Karl Anderson which made him lose the British Commonwealth Championship.
After a year, he participated in the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA)’s tournament named “Reclaiming the Glory”, where the winner would be rewarded the new NWA World Heavyweight Champion in June 2007. During the match, he defeated Mikey Nicholls in the first round but was defeated by Bryan Danielson in the second round.
A career in New Japan Pro-Wrestling
After losing the match against Karl Anderson who took away his British Commonwealth Championship, the Irish wrestler made a contract with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). He appeared in the ring name Prince Devitt and made his first fight against El Samurai. In an interview, it was stated that NJPW renamed his name because Japanese people were unable to pronounce his real name. Before being named as Prince Devitt, he was about to appear as King David, but there was no adequate reason to call a young 20’s wrestler as King. Finally the name “Prince Devitt” was finalized by Simon Inoki. Devitt fight for New Japan until 2014.
WWE’s NXT career
It was reported that Devitt has signed to join NXT with WWE on 15 May 2014 and the official confirmation was made on 28th July. Though he was popular by the ring name “Prince Devitt”, WWE announced that he was appearing as “Finn Balor.” The name was derived from Irish mythological figures. He made his debut match with partner Hideo Itami on October 23 against Justin Gabriel and Tyson Kidd. The duo defeated The Ascension at NXT TakeOver: R Evolution. By defeating Curtis Axel in the first round, Balor went to compete as number one contender’s tournament for NXT Championship. He received his title match on March 25 but was beaten by Kevin Owens.
On May 20, Balor defeated Tyler Breeze at NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable. Later, he defeated Kevin Owens to get NXT Title at The Beast in the East. On August 22, he retained the title by defeating Owens again in a ladder match at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn. He later made a pair with Samoa Joe to enter the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament. The team defeated The Lucha Dragons and also beat Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady in the quarter-finals. They made their successful path by beating Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson in the semi-finals. They win the tournament by defeating Rhyno and Baron Corbin in the finals.
However, Joe later attacked Balor which created a feud between them. Joe was given a championship title match against his former team partner but was defeated by Balor for twice. Balor made the record of being the longest-reigning NXT Champion in history breaking the earlier record of 287 days. Later on 21 April, he lost his championship to Joe. His final NXT career match was on 30 July where he defeated Samoa Joe and Bobby Roode by teaming up with Shinsuke Nakamura.
In the 2016 WWE draft, the Irish wrestler was drafted to RAW. In the RAW brand, he made his first debut on his 35th birthday. He battled in a fatal four-way match against Kevin Owens, Rusev and Cesaro and win the match rewarding him an opportunity to fight for the new WWE Universal Championship at SummerSlam. On the other hand, Roman Reigns the four fatal matches against Sheamus, Sami Zayn and Chris Jericho. This made Balor and Reigns fighting each other in the ring where Balor got victory over Reigns and was added to the title match. Finn Balor made the history of becoming the first WWE Universal Championship on August 21 by defeating Seth Rollins. He was able to earn the title within a month of making the first appearance at WWE’s main roster.
While fighting for being the inaugural Universal Champion against Seth Rollins, Demon King Finn Balor got a shoulder injury and had to go for surgery after doing MRI. Because of the injury, Mick Foley who was the Raw General Manager at that time announced that Balor would be relinquishing his championship title as he was supposed to be out for four to six months.
After WrestleMania 33, Balor made his television return by teaming with Seth Rollins against Kevin Owens and Samoa Joe. As of now, he is one of the favorites and most successful WWE wrestlers. He has beaten numerous WWE superstars like Jinder Mahal, Bray Wyatt and Curt Hawkins. With an aim of being the number one contender for Brock Lesnar’s Universal Championship, Balor appeared into the ring on 4 June at Extreme Rules against Wyatt, Joe, Reigns and Rollins n a Fatal Five-Way Extreme Rules match. Balor couldn’t make his win after being trapped into Joe’s Coquina Clutch.
On the June 19th episode of Raw, Balor interrupted Elias Samson which began a feud between them. As revenge, Elias attacked him later that night and defeated him again after two weeks. Balor was defeated by Wyatt on the 14 August episode of Raw. The Irish wrestler appeared as Demon King and got victory over Wyatt at SummerSlam.
Balor was battling for being the number one contender for the Intercontinental Championship but was distracted by Wyatt which made him eliminated. He appeared in the ring against AJ Styles where Balor became the winner of the match. AJ Styles showed great respect for Balor and expressed mutual respect to each other.
Balor and Joe became the part of Team Raw for Survivor Series after fighting to a draw. They teamed together with Braun Strowman, Kurt Angle and Triple H against Team SmackDown at Survivor Series. Team Raw got the victory in that match. His fans were sad seeing Balor eliminated by Randy Orton.
Formation of Balor Club
In the first episode of 2018, Balor defeated Elias and The Miztourage by teaming with Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows in a six-man tag team match. The victory made the trio together and later it was announced that the trio has reunited and formed Balor Club. The club defeated Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns who were Raw Tag Team Champion and Intercontinental Champion respectively at that time. At the Royal Rumble, Balor eliminated four wrestlers and last in the ring for about 57 minutes. He was eliminated by John Cena.
During a Fatal 5-Way match between Balor, Bray Wyatt, Matt Hardy, Seth Rollins and Apollo Crews, Balor and Rollins pinned Wyatt at the same time which created confusion about the real winner on the February 12 episode of Raw. Raw’s general manager Kurt Angle declared that both the participants would enter the Chamber match.
He wrestled into a Gauntlet match and defeated Elias but lost the match to The Miz. In the first 7-man Elimination Chamber match, he was eliminated by Braun Strowman. He was also the part of WrestleMania 34 fighting against Seth Rollins and The Miz in a triple threat match. Balor again challenged Rollins for Intercontinental Championship on the April’s last episode of Raw but was unsuccessful. In a triple threat match, he defeated Sami Zayn and Roman Reigns to get qualified for the Money in the Bank ladder match.
However, the Money in the Bank ladder match was won by Strowman. After the Money in the Bank, he was involved in a feud with Baron Corbin. They fight at Extreme Rules, Balor won the match. Appearing under his “Demon King” persona, Balor defeated Baron Corbin in the rematch at SummerSlam.
Balor developed a feud with Drew McIntyre in November 2018. He became the part of Team Raw at Survivor Series but became the first wrestler to get eliminated. At the TLC event, Balor defeated McIntyre who was interrupted by Dolph Ziggler on 16 December. For revenge, McIntyre attacked Balor and Ziggler in their match held in the following night on Raw. The triple threat match was held on December 24, 2018, edition of Raw where Balor turned as the winner.
Braun Strowman got removed from the match for Universal Championship title at the Royal Rumble against Lesnar because he damaged Vince McMahon’s luxurious limo. A fatal-4 way match was held to determine the replacer to Strowman which includes Balor, McIntyre, Corbin and Cena. Balor was the winner of the match and moved straight at the Royal Rumble to face Brock Lesnar. Despite giving his best performance, Balor lost the match and was also assaulted by Lesnar.
He was interrupted by Bobby Lashley and Lio Rush on the Raw episode of 28 January while he was addressing his loss. He was attacked by Lashley subsequently which created a feud between them. Balor was put in a ring against Lashley and Rush in a two-on-one handicap match making him capture the Intercontinental Championship. In a rematch on the March 11 edition of Raw, Balor lost to Lashley due to the interference from Rush.
To earn a rematch for the Intercontinental title at WrestleMania 35, he was able to defeat Jinder Mahal and Lashley on 25 March edition of Raw. He regained the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania where he used his “Demon” persona. He also defeated Sami Zayn in the following night of Raw. He used his “Demon” persona in a match against Andrade at Super ShowDown to defend his title. He was later defeated by Wyatt in a singles match at SummerSlam. Balor disappeared from television for few months and made his return on the 2 October episode of NXT.
Fergal Devitt isn’t married yet. He is one of those professional wrestlers who enjoying keeping their personal profile low and less updated. Therefore, only a few information regarding his dating and relationship life and be explored. He has no past relationship stories to share.
Who is Finn Balor’s Wife/ Girlfriend?
WWE star Finn Balor is supposed to be dating Cathy Kelley who is a ring announcer, journalist and broadcaster. She was born on 27 September 1988 and was raised to a single parent. Balor and Kelley make a perfect combination where the ring announcer stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches with an amazing body measurement of 32-26-34 inches.
The couple hasn’t confirmed their relationship officially. However, the whole world knows that there is something special between the duo WWE personalities. We hope that the couple will get engaged and tied their knot soon.
Moving to his body measurements, the Irish born WWE superstar has an average height of 5 feet and 11 inches. He weighs about 86kg where his chest, waist and biceps measure 47.5, 34 and 18 inches respectively. Balor needs as shoe size of 9 as per the United States measurement. His amazing physique with a well-shaped muscle gives him a heroic look. Fergal Devitt gives high importance to his diet, nutrition and workout schedules. He knows the importance of stamina, strength and practice that determines his success in the ring.
Salary and Net worth
Fergal Devitt AKA Finn Balor AKA Demon King has an estimated net worth of 1.5 million USD. He is provided with a jaw-dropping amount of salary from the WWE Network. As of 2017, he was earning more than 300,000 USD last year. He has been in the industry since the early 2000s and thus has accumulated a good amount of fortune from his successful wrestling career. As per some wiki sites, Balor is receiving 1 million USD annually as a salary as of now.
Wiki and Facts
The role model to the rising stars, Finn has amassed a roster of fans, followers and well-wishers and therefore his biography is presented in various wiki sites including Wikipedia. Join him on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/finnbalor where WWE’s Demon King has garnered more than 2.8 million followers now. Likewise, he has garnered over 1.2 million followers on his verified Twitter profile available @finnbalor. You can also find him on Facebook where his Official Page is reachable @DemonFinnBalorWWE. At present, Balor resides in Brooklyn, New York, the United States.