Joe "Animal" Laurinaitis, best known as Road Warrior Animal, is an internationally recognized professional wrestling superstar, devoted husband, and proud father. Joe, along with late partner Mike "Road Warrior Hawk" Hegstrand, also developed the 1990s sporting clothes company Zubaz, popularized by top professional bodybuilders and NFL players. A faithful Christian, he is an avid motivational speaker to youth groups across the United States. Joe currently lives with his wife, Julie, in Minnesota. Andrew William Wright, a Jersey Shore--based producer and award-winning author, produced both The Hardy Show (featuring Matt and Jeff Hardy) and RVD TV (with Rob Van Dam) and has written pieces for several New Jersey newspapers, including specialty features and high school sports for both the Ocean County Observer and the Asbury Park Press. His first book, which released in 2011, The Road Warriors: Danger, Death, and the Rush of Wrestling,/i>, coauthored with WWE Legend and Hall of Famer Joe "Animal" Laurinaitis, is one of Medallion's best-selling titles, reaching number one on Amazon.com multiple times and led to a major release in Japan. Wright's second book, Booker T: From Prison To Promise, penned alongside current WWE Superstar and Hall of Famer Booker T. Huffman, released in 2012. It became an Amazon best seller as well and won a bronze Independent Publisher Book Award in 2013. This success prompted an immediate follow-up, Booker T: My Rise To Wrestling Royalty, which will hit all major retail outlets in late 2014.