Wes Lee

Wes Lee

Wes Lee
Quick Facts About Deveon Aikens
Celebrated Name Wes Lee
Age 29 years old
Nick Name Wes Lee
Birth Name Deveon Everhart Aikens
Birth Date 1994-11-02
Gender Male
Profession Wrestler
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Horoscope Scorpio
Place of Birth Dayton
Marital Status Married
Wife Erica Marie
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Salary $500K+
Source of Wealth Wrestling Career
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 86 KG
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
  • Wes Lee is an accomplished American professional wrestler. He is currently signed to WWE  where he showcases his talents on the NXT brand. Recognized for his remarkable achievements, he holds the distinction of being the former and longest-reigning one-time NXT North American Champion, in addition to being a two-time NXT Tag Team Champion alongside Nash Carter.
  • Before his WWE tenure, he gained prominence in Impact Wrestling as Dezmond Xavier, a pivotal member of The Rascalz alongside Zachary Wentz, Trey Miguel, and Myron Reed. His contributions extend to independent promotions, most notably Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), where he, alongside Wentz, became the longest-reigning PWG World Tag Team Champion in the company's storied history. Wes Lee will be out of action for about 8-12 months due to a legit injury.

Who is Wes Lee?

  • American professional wrestler, Wes Lee, currently shines on the WWE's NXT brand. Notable for his achievements, he is a former and longest-reigning NXT North American Champion and a two-time NXT Tag Team Champion with Nash Carter. 
  • Wes Lee was born on November 2, 1994. He hails from Dayton, Ohio, USA. His real name is Deveon Everhart Aikens. He is an American by nationality with a mixed ethnicity. Despite his rising fame, details about his parents remain undisclosed. Celebrating his 29th birthday in 2023, Wes falls under the zodiac sign of Scorpio, marking his astrological characteristics. 

American Wrestler, Wes Lee

Wrestling Career

  • Dezmond Xavier, making his wrestling debut in 2011, has left an indelible mark on the professional wrestling scene. 
  • In 2017, he won the WC Sideshow Championship at WrestleCircus by defeating Joey Ryan and went on to claim the DTU Alto Impacto Championship at Desastre Total Ultraviolento.
  • Forming the dynamic tag team Scarlet and Graves with Zachary Wentz in 2015, the duo became 2-time Combat Zone Wrestling World Tag Team Champions and later triumphed as AAW World Tag Team Champions in 2017. 
  • Their success extended to The Rascalz group after Trey Miguel and Myron Reed joined. 
  • Notably, in 2018, Xavier and Wentz achieved historic feats, clinching the PWG World Tag Team Championships at Pro Wrestling Guerrilla and holding the titles for an unprecedented 1025 days, marking the longest reign in company history. 
  • Dezmond Xavier's journey continued as he signed with Impact Wrestling in 2017, winning the 2017 GFW Super X Cup and engaging in various X Division Championship pursuits, showcasing his prowess in the ring.
  • Despite facing challenges and setbacks, including unsuccessful attempts at the X Division Championship, Xavier's impact on professional wrestling remains significant.
  • In late 2018, he joined forces with Trey Miguel and Zachary Wentz, forming the popular stable known as The Rascalz. 
  • Their Impact Wrestling debut occurred on the November 15 episode, securing victory over Chris Bey and Mike Sydal. 
  • Despite early successes, the trio faced setbacks, including a loss to Moose and The North at Rebellion in April 2019 and an unsuccessful challenge for the World Tag Team Championship at Slammiversary XVII. 
  • Dez shortened his ring name to Dez, aligning with Trey and Wentz, and continued to make waves in the tag team division, notably defeating XXXL and TJP with Fallah Bahh.
  • Although they earned a shot at The North's World Tag Team Championship in June 2020, they fell short in the title match. 
  • The Rascalz bid farewell to Impact Wrestling in November 2020, with Dez and Wentz subsequently signing with WWE. 
  • Before Impact, he also made notable appearances in Dragon Gate and Lucha Underground in 2018. 
  • On December 2, 2020, Dezmond Xavier, now under the ring name Wes Lee, signed with WWE and joined the WWE Performance Center. 
  • Teaming up with his partner Zachary Wentz, now known as Nash Carter, they debuted as MSK on the January 13, 2021 episode of NXT. 
  • The duo quickly made an impact by winning the Men's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament and, at NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver Night One, securing the NXT Tag Team Championship in a triple threat match. 
  • MSK continued to defend their titles against various opponents, even participating in a winner-takes-all match at NXT TakeOver: In Your House. 
  • However, their reign faced a setback at NXT Halloween Havoc when Imperium briefly claimed the titles, only for MSK to reclaim them at NXT Stand & Deliver. 
  • Unfortunately, the team's journey took a turn on April 5, 2022, when WWE released Nash Carter due to multiple domestic abuse allegations and controversial photos, leading to the official vacating of the NXT Tag Team Championships and the disbandment of MSK in WWE. 
  • Following the dissolution of MSK, Wes Lee returned to NXT 2.0 on the April 19, 2022 episode, vaguely addressing the tag titles' vacancy and engaging in a match against Xyon Quinn, which he lost. 
  • Despite setbacks, Lee rebounded with victories over Quinn on multiple occasions, showcasing his resilience.
  • On October 22, at NXT Halloween Havoc, Lee secured the NXT North American Championship in a thrilling ladder match, marking his first singles championship win in WWE.
  • His reign saw numerous successful title defenses, breaking records for the most defenses and surpassing Velveteen Dream's title reign duration. 
  • However, on the July 18, 2023, episode of NXT, Lee lost the NXT North American Championship to "Dirty" Dominik Mysterio, ending his record-setting reign at 269 days.
  • Lee faced further challenges, including an unsuccessful bid for the NXT Championship against Carmelo Hayes. 
  • Following a brief departure due to back surgery, Lee made a surprising return, defeating former champions in a fatal-four-way match to earn a title shot against Mysterio at NXT Deadline, only to reveal a week later that he would be out of action for 8-12 months due to the surgery, with Dragon Lee replacing him in the scheduled match.
  • WWE Superstar Wes Lee has been sidelined for 8-12 months due to a legitimate injury, forcing him to withdraw from the NXT North American Championship match against Dominik Mysterio.
  • Lee, expressing excruciating pain and revealing a lack of sensation in his legs, delivered a heartfelt promo on WWE NXT.
  • Subsequently, PWInsider confirmed the authenticity of the injury, reporting that Lee will be absent from the upcoming NXT Deadline event.

Awards and Achievements

All American Wrestling

  • AAW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Zachary Wentz 

Combat Zone Wrestling

  • CZW World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Zachary Wentz 

Desastre Total Ultraviolento

  • DTU Alto Impacto Championship (1 time) 

Impact Wrestling

  • Super X Cup (2017)
  • Gravy Train Turkey Trot (2018) – with Alisha Edwards, Kikutaro, KM, and Fallah Bahh

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla

  • PWG World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Zachary Wentz 

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

  • Ranked No. 332 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2021 


  • WC Sideshow Championship (1 time) 

The Wrestling Revolver

  • PWR Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Zachary Wentz 
  • One Night Tag Team Tournament (2018) – with Zachary Wentz 


  • NXT North American Championship (1 time) 
  • NXT Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Nash Carter 
  • Men's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic (2021) – with Nash Carter 

Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling

  • XICW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Aaron Williams, Dave Crist, Kyle Maverick, Trey Miguel, and Zachary Wentz 

Who is Wes Lee Wife, Erica Marie?

Wes Lee is a happily married man. He tied the knot to his longtime girlfriend turned wife, Erica Marie, with the couple exchanging vows in the year 2020 after several years of being in a relationship. The exact date of their marriage remains undisclosed. Erica, a model, actress, and singer, also serves as a dance fitness instructor at "CTY COMMIT Dance Fitness." 

Wes Lee and his wife, Erica Marie

While the details of their initial meeting and courtship are not explicitly known, the couple's lively and enduring relationship is evident from their shared experiences showcased in Instagram photos. Their love for exploring new places is evident, and the couple is frequently seen enjoying each other's company outside the WWE spotlight. As of now, Erica and Wes Lee do not have any children together, but their commitment to one another remains a cornerstone of their joyful journey. 

Wes Lee Net Worth In 2023

Wes Lee, a highly successful wrestler, has a notable net worth estimated at $1.5 million in 2023, with an annual salary surpassing $500,000 from his wrestling career. As a prominent figure in WWE NXT, where compensation typically ranges from $50,000 to $200,000, he earns a substantial $250,000 annually. His primary source of wealth stems from his wrestling endeavors, supplemented by earnings from social media, brand endorsements, promotional deals, and PPV appearances. Endorsed by WWE and performing under the ring name Wes Lee, he holds the distinction of being the current and longest-reigning NXT North American Champion in his initial tenure.

Moreover, Wes Lee has endorsements from various brands, further contributing to his financial portfolio. Notable affiliations include the costume store "Strong Style Brand" and "Bottom Line Merch," along with endorsements from the protein supplement-making brand "Vega Sport," the pre-workout energy drink-making brand "Ghost Lifestyle," shopping and retail organization "MoButtaz," and the product-based company "Astro Gaming." Additionally, Wes Lee capitalizes on his popularity through WWE merchandise sales and the WWE shop. His lucrative career allows him to lead a lavish lifestyle. 

How tall is Wes Lee?

Wes Lee, a handsome wrestler, has a muscular body type with a standing tall height of 5 feet 9 inches. He has a body weight of 190 pounds or 86 KG. Renowned for his exceptional high-flying and grappling wrestling prowess, he captivates audiences with his athletic prowess in the ring. Alongside his athletic abilities, he showcases a distinctive style with a collection of tattoos adorning his well-maintained body. His dreadlocked black hair and captivating brown eyes add to his charismatic presence. 

Facts About Wes Lee

1. Wes Lee began his career in wrestling in 2011

Wes Lee embarked on his wrestling journey in 2011, marking the genesis of a career that would see him ascend to remarkable heights in the professional wrestling landscape. From the early days of his career, Wes exhibited a passion for the sport, honing his skills and embracing the challenges that came with the demanding world of professional wrestling. Later, he ultimately found his place in prestigious promotions like WWE's NXT leaving an indelible mark on the industry.

2. He is currently signed to WWE

Wes Lee is presently under contract with WWE, showcasing his talents on the NXT brand under the ring name Wes Lee. As a part of the WWE roster, he continues to captivate audiences with his wrestling prowess, contributing to the dynamic and competitive atmosphere of the NXT brand.

3. He was a downloadable content character in the video game WWE 2K22

Adding to his presence in the wrestling world, he expanded his reach as a downloadable content character in the video game WWE 2K22. Fans and gamers alike have the opportunity to virtually experience his in-ring skills and persona, further solidifying his impact not only in the wrestling ring but also in the digital realm of interactive entertainment.

4. He served in the United States Airforce for five years

Lee dedicated five years of his life to serving in the United States Air Force, enlisting at 18 and concluding his military service at 23. This period not only reflects his early commitment to national service but also adds a unique dimension to his personal and professional journey, showcasing a diverse range of experiences that have shaped him both in and outside the wrestling ring.