|Ring name(s)||Dawson Alexander, Esq.
|Billed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Billed weight||240 lb (110 kg)|
|Born||April 7, 1980|
|Billed from||Hollywood, California|
|Trained by||Tom Prichard
|Debut||May 29, 2009|
David Daniel Otunga, Sr. (born 7 April 1980) is an American professional wrestler who currently wrestles for WWE on the Raw brand under the ring name David Otunga and is one half of the WWE Tag Team Championship along with Michael McGillicutty. He is a member of NXT season 1 and is a member of the professional wrestling stable The Nexus.
He is married to actress Jennifer Hudson.
Early life[change | edit source]
Otunga is the son of a Kenyan father, Moses, and white American mother, Billie, both of whom were educators. He is the youngest of three children. He grew up in Elgin, Illinois. Otunga graduated from Larkin High School in 1996, with mostly A-grades. Otunga holds a Bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Illinois. Following his graduation, he moved to New York, where he worked at Columbia University as a lab manager in a cognitive neuroscience center. He later attended Harvard Law School, and passed the bar exam in Illinois . Following his graduation, he worked for the Sidley Austin LLP law firm.
References[change | edit source]
- Pang, David (2011-03-22). "David the Goliath". Chicago Tribune. p. 1. http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-live-0323-david-otunga-profile-20110322,0,4088452.story?page=1. Retrieved 2011-03-23.
- "David Otunga, Chicago, Illinois". Kenyan Jewels. 2009-02-10. http://alusainc.wordpress.com/2009/02/10/david-otunga-chicago-illinois/. Retrieved 2010-07-18.
- Pang, David. "David the Goliath". Chicago Tribune. p. 2. http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-live-0323-david-otunga-profile-20110322,0,4088452.story?page=2. Retrieved 2011-03-23.
- Lat, David (2007-10-12). "He Feels Pretty, Oh So Pretty". Above the Law. http://www.abovethelaw.com/2007/10/he_feels_pretty_oh_so_pretty.php. Retrieved 2010-02-20.