Sasha Banks, real name Mercedes Justine Kaestner-Varnado, has been in the WWE since 2012, and has been a major part of the Women’s revolution era. She started her career in the WWE as part of the NXT Women’s Championship once and went on to the main roster becoming a Women’s champion on 6 different occasions.
Sasha Banks is the cousin of Rapper, Snoop Dog who reportedly helped her in developing her in-ring persona. The 30 year old WWE superstar debuted in the year 2020 starred in a Disney+ series “The Mandalorian”, alongside Katee Sackhoff, after taking a short hiatus from WWE.
Speaking to USA Today, Sasha spoke about her experience after her debut episode got released:
“It was an early morning treat. I woke up with a huge anxiety attack. I was just like, “Oh my God, today is the day!’ I had to do my meditation and I took a walk and I just kind of broke down. I just can’t believe that the universe blessed me with this being the day that my episode would air.”
Recently appearing on Kevin Hart’s Cold as Balls, she battled it out against Kevin in a lightsaber fight which Kevin seemingly lost:
Sasha Banks wants to create a legacy of her own
Sasha Banks has already cemented her place in the WWE as one of the best as many of the WWE stars, including the likes of Ronda Rousey, want to have a storyline feud with her. The WWE superstar is known for her great work ethic and the star herself admitted in USA Today that she wants to create a legacy of her own:
“On Nov. 13 15 years ago, my hero Eddie Guerrero passed away. So, I’ve always thought about the date as something that was really terrible in my life, but I used it to fuel my passion and to really just create a legacy for myself. It’s so crazy how the universe is working kind of full circle for me right now.”