WWE was renowned all over the world, and many people were eager and excited to watch this entertainment. Not only was WWE a group of wrestlers or a sport that demonstrated the strength and athleticism of a person, but they also had their own background story to motivate them with their match. Sometimes we realize that the storyline of some games is theirs. We even knew that it would not be out of style for this industry. This kind of sport has fascinated many individuals. We could see on this list the series of stories of some former WWE wrestlers.
Razor Ramon or Scott Oliver Hall had $3 million in net worth. When he was still active, he was a well-known wrestler in 1980. He became the top WCW and WWF wrestler in the 1990’s. The WWF Intercontinental Championship title was also won four times by Hall. The state of his health deteriorated several years later. Because of seizures, pneumonia, and low blood pressure, the wrestler has been in and out of the hospital several times.
Kane or Glenn Thomas Jacobs, after being a professional wrestler, had a wage of $9 million. He was 51 years of age and still a renowned WWE wrestler. As a wrestler, businessman, politician, insurer, and actor, Kane had a great career. We were able to see him in the See No Evil movie, and so many more. In the year 2018, the wrestler also attended representative politics. He also became Knox Country’s mayor.
The earliest wrestler in the industry was Sid Vicious, who had $5 Million in revenue. In the 1980s, the wrestler entered the business where he participated in World Championship Wrestling and soon became a WWF and WWE wrestler. In his career as a wrestler, Sid became successful and won several championship belts. He chose, however, to retire at the age of 57. Even at the age of 51, Sid demonstrated to the world and still had the skills and stamina to win a match.
Mideon, Tex Slazenger, or Phineas I. Godwin were referred to as Dennis Knight. He became a chef after his retirement. The wrestler had a passion for delicacies to create. In Clearwater, Florida, we could taste the delicious food he was making. Knight had a life like us that was comfortable and ordinary.
A well-known female wrestler, model, and TV personality was Kelly Kelly or Barbara Jean Blank, who had a net value of $1 Million. She had a successful career in the industry, but in the year 2012, she decided to leave WWE. The female wrestler tried to be an actress in her career. In Days of Our Lives and WAGS on E! we could see her play a role!
Goldberg, or William Scott Goldberg, got $14 million in salary. In the 1990s, his name was well-known in the wrestling industry. He had a gym in California after his successful career, and he lived with his family. After he became unbeaten for a year, the wrestler was not forgotten.
A well-known wrestler, The Undertaker, or Mark William Callaway, had a net worth of $17 million. He was 53 years old now and had a successful career and still had a game in the industry. He earned 17 titles during his active days in his career, and the other wrestlers acknowledged his skills as well. The Undertaker had become a free agent, but not everyone wanted to hire him. The wrestler has also become a successful agent for real estate. Mark lived with his wife happily, and they raised a fund to help animals, too.
A well-known celebrity and wrestler was The Rock, or Dwayne Douglas Johnson, who had a net worth of $220 million. With each career that he entered, The Rock was successful. We wouldn’t be shocked at the revenue that The Rock received through his career. He was not only great in the entertainment world, but he also became the most influencing individual in the world (Times magazine). The wrestler also laid the foundation for helping children who were ill with medical needs.
Hulk Hogan or Terre Gene Bollea was a legendary industry wrestler who had a $25 million net worth. He was one of the wrestlers in the industry who contributed the most. Not only was Hulk renowned as a wrestler, he was also an actor, musician, and celebrity. The pro wrestler also had a website for his businesses such as energy drinks and nutrition. In 2007, he and his wife divorced and lost everything. He came back, however and returned to his former glory. With the help of proper nutrition and exercise, Hulk was also healthy.
Fred Ottman had many monikers that had an impact on the industry, such as Tugboat and Typhoon. He was Hulk Hogan’s friend and a member of The Natural Catastrophe. The wrestler, who lived comfortably after retirement, was 61 years old. In the year 2001, the wrestler decided to retire and became a safety manager. Fred also became a small league team coach, too. We did not know what his total net worth was, but because of his success, we knew he was living a comfortable life.
The Big Show is known in the industry as The Giant. He had such a net value of $20 million and managed to bring seven major world championships home as well. Not only was the Big Show excellent for wrestling, but also for acting. In some films and TV series, we could see him perform. We realized that he could save a lot and have a comfortable life.
Stacy Keibler was not only an actress, but also a former wrestler and cheerleader, and had a net worth of $4.5 million. In the George Lopez show, What About Brian and How I Met Your Mother, We Could See Her. It was her acting abilities that made her prosperous. She became host of the Supermarket Superstar show in the year 2013. We wouldn’t doubt that she was a beautiful lady and that she was connected to George Clooney. Their connection didn’t last very long, that being said. Jared Pobre was married to a wrestler and an actress, and they had two children.
The Ultimate Warrior
James Brian Hellwig was also recognized as one of the renowned wrestlers in the industry as The Ultimate Warrior of Dingo Warrior. Many of them loved him and fought in matches. The wrestler loved his occupation, and in the year 1993, he changed his legal name to Warrior. Some years had passed, however and the professional wrestler passed away. The Ultimate Warrior died at the age of 54 due to a heart attack in the year 2014.
In his 40-year career, Ric Flair was one of the legendary wrestlers in the league and brought home 16 championship titles. This was the reason that his name was known all over the world. In various television series, the wrestler played a role as well. He was depressed, however when his dad, who had followed in his footsteps and entered his career, died from a drug overdose.
Even outside of the wrestling industry, Macho Man or Randy Savage are known. He was one of the greatest of all time wrestlers. He won 29 world titles in his 32-year tenure. Not only was Randy a wrestler, but he was also an actor. In various films and TV series, such as Baywatch, Ready to Rumble, Spider-Man, and other more famous movies, the professional wrestler played a role. The renowned wrestler passed away in 2011 because of a car crash. People later discovered that he also had a heart condition.
Another famed masked wrestler was Oscar Gutirrez, known as Rey Mysterio. His fans loved him around the world. He was also known worldwide for his mask, which was similar to that of the famous Lucha Libre wrestler in the 1990s and 2000s. He won the World Heavyweight Championship, the WWE Championship, and the WWE Cruiserweight in his ten-year professional life. The wrestler received the nickname “King of Mystery.” Rey’s appearance did not change after several years. We saw him at private shows like Black Destiny Wrestling, House of Glory, and QPW, too.
Sunny or Tammy Lyn Sytch was a renowned wrestler, but her popularity was not used correctly. In the year 2017, because of drugs and alcohol, she was caught and jailed. Over several years, the wrestler tried to battle her addiction. She had a bad reputation in public after all that incident. Her WWE contract was terminated, and she had several DUI records as well. There was news that they were rehabilitating Sunny. We were saddened, however by what did happen to her and wished she would recover.
In the 1990s, Chyna, or Joan Marie Laurer, became well known. She was the very first female to compete in the Royal Rumble and the Ring King. Also, Chyna was the reason why many people, especially women, wanted to enter the industry. The wrestler was motivated and fit for her workouts. In order to gain gigantic net worth, Chyna did everything she could. She became a writer and also tried the adult industry, but in 2016, she passed away due to a drug overdose.
One of the most remarkable women wrestlers in WWE was Sable, or Rena Marlette Lesnar. She was also an actress and model who appeared in many TV series, such as Corky Romano and Pacific Blue. The well-known wrestler had been married three times, and her first husband had died in a car crash. Because she was not happy, she divorced her second husband. Her current husband was Brock Lesnar, and in 2006 they were married.
In the industry, the Coach or Jonathan Coachman became famous but chose to retire from his occupation. We were still able to see him in the limelight where Raw was a commentator. He signed a contract at WWE in the year 2018 and made his fans think it could be a new beginning or just maintaining his career in the world of wrestling. The coach lived with his wife and two children and received $2 million in net worth. Even if he was 45 years old, a brand new contract would improve his financial situation.
A really well name in the industry was Skinner, or Steve Keirn. We could also see him at various World Wrestling Federation wrestling shows and as a member of The Fabulous team. The wrestler, however, decided to retire from his job, but in the 1980s he started a wrestling school. Even at the age of 66, he was still healthy. All those who wanted to know about wrestling were taught by Skinner. We would not recognize his actual age if we could see him personally, because he still looked young and fit. The professional wrestler was living the good life in Florida with his wife.
Scotty 2 Hotty
In the world of wrestling, Scotty 2-Hotty was known as Scott Ronald or Scott Taylor and had a prosperous career in the industry. He completely gave up his professional career, however, and became the coach of a wrestler at the WWE Performance Center. In 2013, the wrestler also tried to transform his career into a firefighter, but it did not last long and in 2016 he returned to WWE. He was now more focused on his wellbeing and also recognized that he was healthier than he had been before.
A well-known person in the world of wrestling was Mr. McMahon or Vincent Kennedy McMahon. He was WWE’s proprietor, chairman and CEO. Mr. McMahon was also a businessman, film producer, actor, and the owner of Alpha Entertainment, apart from being a wrestler. We were not shocked by his net worth, because he was one of the billionaires on the Forbes list. McMahon owned a yacht and a mansion on his estate as well.
The first Samoan who entered the wrestling industry was known as Yokozuna or Rodney Agatupa Anoa’i. He was also the only Samoan to bring home the WWF Heavyweight World Championship. In the year 2000, after returning from a tour, Rodney, aged 34, died at his hotel. He died from a heart attack, rumors said. They had however, found out about the Pulmonary Edema that was the cause of the death of the wrestler.
One of the greatest female wrestlers in the industry was Jacqueline Delois Moore. She also was a wrestling coach, aside from being a wrestler. Jacqueline was one of the three women who took part in the 2016 Cruiserweight Championship and was listed in the Hall of Fame. Her career was a successful one in the industry. She worked on video games, films and TV series before she became a wrestler. Also, the female wrestler was a trainer on the MTV program called ‘Tough Times.’ She was still healthy at the age of 60.
Stone Cold Steve Austin
When he suffered a terrible injury, Stone Cold Steve Austin decided to retire. He did not however, stop being in the limelight, where he attempted an acting career. In various movies and TV series, like The Expendables and Nash Bridges, where he played Inspector Jake Cage, we could see her. His net worth was estimated to be $45 million. We were not surprised that when he won six WWF championship titles, he had a successful career in the world of wrestling.
There were many nicknames for Mick Foley or Michael Francis in the industry. Cactus Jack, Dude Love, and Mankind are included. People thought it was too early for him to end up leaving the ring after he decided to retire from the industry. The wrestler tried to alter his career and became a personality of the actor and media. In various TV series, films and radio, Foley has been featured. In Boy Meets World, Mick loved the sports in which he used the moniker Mankind. A philanthropist, the wrestler concentrated on helping children and was comfortable living with his wife as well as four children.
A prosperous wrestler, too was David Michael Bautista. He has tried various careers, such as acting, bodybuilding, and martial arts, too. In movies like Spectre, Ridding, Marvel Cinematic Universe, and The Man with the Iron Fists, we could watch him. Inquiry into a drug company that framed him for steroid overdose, but claimed that it was not practical, and disregarded all the charges against him.
In the wrestling world, Randy Orton was still active. He was also a budding actor and played a significant role in some TV shows, such as the series ‘That’s Who I Am.’ The wrestler became Smackdown’s brand as well. He was accused of using a steroid in the year 2007 that he never used. In his personal life, in 2013, he separated himself from his first wife, Samantha Speno. In 2015, the wrestler re-married Kimberly Kessier.
Edge or Adam In the world of wrestling, Joseph Copeland was a famous wrestler. To pursue his dream, he made the decision to be a wrestler. Edge won 31 championship titles during his time as a wrestler, and his name was classified in the Hall of Fame. In 2004, his autobiography, Adam Copeland on the Edge, was published. Since he attempted it when he was still a teenager, people didn’t really expect that Edge did not like cigarettes and disliked it.
In 2006, Lita, or Amy Dumas, decided to retire as a wrestler. She was still working as an analyst at WWE, though. She was also a great performer and singer. Her music group, The Luchagors, was also created by the wrestler. She released her first album a year after her retirement from the industry. In the year 1999, Lita also underwent cosmetic knife or breast augmentation surgery. She liked Matt Hard and Joseph Copeland in her personal life, but she would only say to the right man, “I do”.
The four-time world champion wrestler became Michael Shawn Hickenbottom. He chose to withdraw from the industry and joined the acting industry. Michaels had become a TV presenter as well. The wrestler was WWE’s ambassador and also hosted the MacMillan River Adventures series by Shawn Michaels. It was a film that concentrated on animal hunting. Shaw was twice married. In 1999, he married Rebecca, his second wife, and he had two children. The couple had a life of comfort and joy.
Alundra Blayze, regarded as the first female wrestler to win the title of Pro Wrestling Illustrated Rookie in 1988, built a reputation in the wrestling world for herself. Miceli is driving and admiring the monster trucks she’s been riding for years. After she retired from wrestling, the wrestler became an actress. She was a famous film industry figure and starred in several films. The former wrestler was married twice, and her last marriage was a television broadcast that drew millions of people around the world’s attention.
Booker T acquired a huge fan base from all over the world, but withdrew from professional wrestling, but not without a great career. Six World Championship titles and 21 other titles were won by a wrestler. He was still working as a promoter and color commentator, and reported $5 million in net worth. As he released two books, went on to star in more than 27 video games, and several movies like Ready to Rumble and an episode of Charmed, we could see it growing in the years to come.
Following years of wrestling, Triple H went into business and acting. He married Stephanie McMahon and then was welcomed and embarked on a range of critical positions in the dynasty. Triple H was a passionate businessman and Talent, Live Events and Creative vice president. His net wealth was supported by a wage of over $1.5 million per year and he spent a great deal of that money with his wife to fund Connor’s Cure. It was in memory of the boy who died of cancer, named Connor.
Chris Benoit was going to be in history because of the trauma surrounding his life and death. Christopher Michael Benoit murdered his wife and son on June 22, 2007 while still taking part in the ring. He hung himself up after two days and was discovered by friends and relatives. So many questions and few answers have been asked as to what led Benoit to carry out such a grotesque crime. Many people thought during the fighting that it was caused by depression and brain damage. WWE quickly deleted all of his data and associations from their website after knowing about the incident.
The youngest participant to be titled to the WWE Hall of Fame had been Trish Stratus. She also was an actress, a fitness model, and a TV personality, apart from being a wrestler. The former wrestler, named Patricia Anne Strategies, now runs a yoga studio, which was awarded the Top Choice Awards for Best Yoga Studios. It opened in 2008 and to this day it is still in service.
In the 1990s, Brian James developed a reputation in the wrestling ring as Road Dogg or The Roadie. Since he was a member of the United States Navy, James seemed to have fitness skills. Road Dogg pushed more during his training regime than most of the other guys who have been on the program. He had decided to retire from pro wrestling but behind the scenes, was part of WWE as a producer and coordinator.
Brian “Crush” Adams
During his professional life as a wrestler, Brian “Crush” Adams was a member of the WWF and WCW, and he was a popular figure among fans. He tried the boxing arena after quitting professional wrestling, but had to retire for a long time, since body injury problems did not permit him to try it entirely. However, due to respiratory problems, at the age of 43, he died in 2007.
Big Boss Man
After a fantastic wrestling career, although he was not there to attend the ceremony, Ray Washington Taylor Jr. or Big Boss Man was added to the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016. Sadly, he suffered a heart attack in 2004 at the age of 41, having to leave behind his wife as well as childhood friend, Angela, and their two kids, Lacy and Megan.
Mark Henry was already in the limelight as a respected figure before he began wrestling, since he was a power and weightlifter. He always had this feature of strength concerning him. His shift to wrestling was never a concern for him or his agencies because of that. He had a successful career and won the 2011 WWE World Heavyweight Tilt. In 2016, he was also drawn up into the WWE Hall of Fame.
For Paul Bearer, as he did more than enough as a manager, he didn’t have to go to the arena to get his paycheck. Professional and successful wrestlers like The Undertaker and Kane were handled by Paul. When the boss weighed 500 pounds and had to undergo gastric bypass surgery to drop 200 pounds, a shocking revelation for everyone was from a few years ago. Nevertheless in 2013, after a reported heart attack, Bearer died.
In his family, Jeff Hardy was one of two pro wrestlers alongside his brother. The two brothers founded a group called Team Xtreme, along with female wrestler Lita. Hardy won several important titles, including the WWE Championship and the World Heavyweight Championship. The pro wrestler had a drive as well as admiration for music, and he joined a band named PeroxWhy?Gen after leaving the ring. Jeff’s workout regime is pretty much the same and even if he doesn’t compete, he’s still as fit as ever.
Matt Hardy was former athlete Jeff Hardy’s older brother and had a fantastic career in the sport. Including the division championship belts, he won a lot of championship titles and other matches. Matt was in love with Lita, but she soon discovered she had an affair with Edge, her fellow fighter. Matt was still highly active while his younger brother had retired from the ring.
The moniker of the famous wrestler, Sean Waltman, who in the 1990s built a reputation for himself, was X-Pac. He started with the WWF, but he’s now part of the legendary WWE program. In the tag teams and the cruiserweight division, Waltman was an admired individual. A lot of championship belts from those matches were won by X-Pac. He was 46 years old, still healthy as well as athletic, and he regularly exercised in the gym.
In the 1990s, Kurt Angle started professional wrestling, where he succeeded in obtaining a handful of championship belts as well as other trophies. The wrestler did feel he was doing enough for the WWE, so he continued to pursue Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and in this community, he was also popular. He was not exactly the same nowadays however, as he was still struggling from medical issues and injuries. After a tumor had already been detected, Kurt was taken to the hospital several times in 2015 and had procedure to remove fluid from his spine.
Chris Jericho started out in the WWE, like so many wrestlers, and also had a successful career through the 1990s. But he moved to another organization as time went on, Japan Pro-Wrestling, where he has been still productive even to this day. Chris won a few titles during his WWE years, such as the World Heavyweight Championship. He was an investor and one of the founders of D1 Sports Training and Therapy, even though he still competes nowadays.
Ken Shamrock would have been the first boxer since battling in both the WWF and TNA to win the UFC Superfight Championship belt. Nevertheless to begin a career in martial arts, he left pro wrestling, where he had a great career. In the MMA, Shamrock’s two sons did appear but were not as successful as one had not had numerous victories, while the other had to stop because cancer had removed one of his kidneys.
In the world of wrestling, where almost all of his ancestors were engaged, Owen Hart was an influential member of the family. He won a lot of titles during his active years, including the WWF Intercontinental Championship, the WWF European Championship, and the WWF Team World Tag Championship. That being said, his death was a little shocking for most when, after having to lose his belt and falling on his chest, he dropped on the ring’s top rope. It was considered of as a terrible tragedy, and many think that the arena was still haunted by his ghost.