Ron Killings (born January 19, 1972) is an American professional wrestler and rapper. He is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment, performing on the SmackDown brand under the ring name R-Truth. He is best known for his work in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he was a two time NWA World Heavyweight Champion.
Killings was born in Atlanta but grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. His family struggled to make ends meet as a result of low-paying jobs and periods of unemployment, and his father supplemented the family income by selling marijuana. While Killings occasionally helped his father, he aspired to become a musician. After moving to Charlotte, Killings became enamored with hip hop music and breakdancing.