Ron Killings

American professional wrestler and actor
(Redirected from R-Truth)

Ron Killings[4] (born January 19, 1972 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American professional wrestler and rapper. He is currently signed to WWE where he competes on the Raw brand under the ring name R-Truth.

Ron Killings
Killings during a Superstars television taping in San Jose, California on March 30, 2015
Born (1972-01-19) January 19, 1972 (age 52)
Atlanta, Georgia
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)K-Krush[1]
K-Kwik[1]
K. Malik Shabazz[1]
Ron Killings[1]
R-Truth[2]
Billed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[2]
Billed weight228 lb (103 kg)[2]
Billed fromCharlotte, North Carolina
Trained byManny Fernandez[3]
Chris Hamrick[3]
Italian Stallion[3]
George South[3]
Debut1997[1]

He has also worked for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) from 2002-2007 as Ron "The Truth" Killings.

He has won many championships in his career. He most famously is a former two-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, a record-holding 54-time WWE 24/7 Champion, former two-time WWE United States Champion, former two-time WWE (Raw) Tag Team Champion[a] (with Kofi Kingston and The Miz) and former two-time WWF Hardcore Champion.

Personal life change

Killings married Pamela Killings on April 7, 2011.[5] Their daughter was born on November 15, 2014.[6]

Filmography change

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Head of State Ron "The Truth" Killings [7]
2008 The Wrestler Ron "The Truth" Killings [8]
2016 Break Dance Revolution DJ R. Killings [9]
2018 Blood Brother Blaine [10]

Discography change

Studio albums change

List of studio albums, with selected details
Title Album details
Invinceable
  • Released: 2003 (US)[11]
  • Label: K-Krush Enterprises
  • Formats: CD
Killingit

Singles change

List of singles, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"What' Cha Do to Get It"[13]
(featuring Black Pearl, JA and Big D)
2015 Killingit
"Pump It Up"[14]
(featuring Black Pearl and Iya Champs)
"Rep My City"[15]
(featuring Chop Blade)
"Me Myself and I"[16]
"I Be Like"[17] 2016 Non-album singles
"Back Against the Wall"[18]
(featuring Laroo RTK)
2017
"That'z Endurance"[19]
(featuring Mannish Mania)
2018
"Dance Break"[20]
(featuring J-Trx)
2019
"Run It"[21]
(featuring Leah Van Dale and J-Trx)
"Set It Off"[22] 2020

Championships and accomplishments change

 
R-Truth as United States Champion

Notes change

  1. 1.0 1.1 During his first reign the title was called "WWE Tag Team Championship". His second reign happened when the title was exclusive to Raw and was renamed "WWE Raw Tag Team Championship".
  2. Killings defended the championship with either James or Konnan under the Freebird Rule.

References change

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "R-Truth profile". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-08-10.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Ron Killings interview". WrestlingObserver.com. 2004-11-30. Archived from the original on 2008-01-02. Retrieved 2008-09-10.
  4. "Ron Killings Bio". SLAM! sports. Archived from the original on 2012-07-22. Retrieved 2008-07-02.
  5. "Comedy Specialist R-Truth Thrives in WWE by Being Himself | Sports Illustrated".
  6. RonKillings (November 16, 2014). "My new lil baby girl is here." Retrieved June 20, 2019 – via Twitter.
  7. "Head of State (2003) - IMDb" – via www.imdb.com.
  8. "The Wrestler (2008) - IMDb" – via www.imdb.com.
  9. "Groove Street (2018) - IMDb" – via www.imdb.com.
  10. "R-Truth To Appear in Upcoming WWE Studios Movie". www.wrestling-news.net. December 5, 2015.
  11. "K-Krush - Invincible". Wrestling Media.ws. Wrestling Media.ws. Retrieved December 29, 2015.
  12. "Killingit by Ron Killings on iTunes". iTunes. iTunes. April 2016. Retrieved May 9, 2016.
  13. "What' Cha Do to Get It (feat. Black Pearl, JA & Big D) - Single by Ron Killings". Apple Music. July 16, 2015. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  14. "Pump It Up (feat. Black Pearl & Iya Champs) - Single by Ron Killings". Apple Music. August 24, 2015. Archived from the original on July 19, 2022. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  15. "Rep My City (feat. Chop Blade) - Single by Ron Killings". Apple Music. October 30, 2015. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  16. "Me Myself and I - Single by Ron Killings". Apple Music. November 4, 2015. Archived from the original on January 5, 2020. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  17. "I Be Like - Single by Ron Killings". Apple Music. July 20, 2016. Archived from the original on January 5, 2020. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  18. "Back Against the Wall (feat. Laroo RTK) - Single by Ron Killings". Apple Music. February 24, 2017. Archived from the original on January 5, 2020. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  19. "That'z Endurance (feat. Mannish Mania) - Single by Ron Killings". Apple Music. February 5, 2018. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  20. "Dance Break (feat. J-Trx) - Single by Ron Killings". Apple Music. April 6, 2019. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  21. "Run It (feat. Leah Van Dale & J-Trx) - Single by Ron Killings". Apple Music. November 12, 2019. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  22. "Set It Off - Single by Ron Killings". Apple Music. February 14, 2020. Archived from the original on December 28, 2020. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
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