Former Wrestling Stars: Where Are They Now?
There are millions of viewers all across the world that are fans of WWE. Many people love watching fit wrestlers fighting against one another in the ring. However, the real thrill of WWE is the dramatic storylines that accommodate the actual wrestling. Pro wrestling is known as being very similar to soap operas. This is a fair assumption as you gain the same amount of drama and the only real difference is that there is more action, as well as much more over-the-top outfits. The characters of WWE are very convincing at what they do. This can make what these wrestlers do outside the ring shocking for some who are familiar with and fans of the wrestlers’ persona. Read on to find out what these retired famous wrestlers are doing now.
Starting the career in the 80s, this once-promising pro-wrestler, Scott Oliver Hall, AKA Razor Ramon, made a great deal by joining WWE & WCW in the 90s. This four-time Intercontinental champ later retired due to his health-related complications.He currently lives in his $400,000 house in Chuluota, Florida. Further, according to the sources, he has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Hardly someone will know him by his real name Glenn Thomas Jacobs but by his WWE persona, Kane. This big-made multi-talented wrestler, actor, a businessman is now the mayor of Knoxville. The estimated net worth of Kane is $7 million.He lives in an $800,000 worth lavish mansion stands in a 78-acred estate in Knoxville, Tennessee. This three-bedroom property also features an indoor swimming pool, a massive gym, and a grand piano.
Sydney Raymond Rudy, known by his ring names Sid Vicious, psycho Sid, is one notorious pro-wrestler of all time. A serious leg injury happened to bid him a farewell from his wrestling career started in from WCW in 1989. Sid also appeared in several movies such as Ready to Rumble, Death from above, and River of darkness. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Ex-wrestler Dennis Knight used various names in the ring but earned fame as Mideon. Since leaving WWE fame in the year 2000, he became a successful chef of his own catering company.Even though his financial status is not disclosed to the public, Dennis once mentioned that he even had to fight in the ring for $40 pay a night. He confessed that he had no money at all.
Barbara Jean Blank is. best known for her WWE persona Kelly Kelly. She is also an American model, TV personality even appeared in SWAGs.She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Kelly retired from her wrestling career in 2012 due to a prolonged neck injury. She is currently residing in a house in Manhattan Beach, California. Kelly is also a fashion influencer and an Instagram ambassador even has her own wine label named BTasteful.
Bill Goldberg, also known as Jackhammer & Practitioner, is no wonder for being one of the top favorites of the wrestling fans.The star has planned to sell his awesome 20-acred estate with the lavish house in California for just $3.2 million. He left his wrestling career to opening up an own gym on the same property which is now on sale.
The famous Undertaker, Mark William Calaway’s estimated net worth is $17 million. The star with over 30 years wrestling caréer since 1984, is now seen action in the real estate business. He has a real estate association named’Calahart’ which is a joint venture between the undertaker and Scott Everhart. ‘Calahart’ recently made a $2.7 million investment in a property in Colorado.The dead man, Undertaker lives with his wife in a mansion in Austin, Texas.
The Rock by his real name, Dwayne Jhonson – started his career as a prominent football player in his high school, then through headlines making WWE career, the superstar today is a successful Hollywood actor. He has an estimated net worth of $280 million.He purchased a French-styled-mansion stand-in a 46 acre land in Georgia. The property contains a horse stable for 12. He also owns another $3.8 million worth of mansion in Florida.He has not chased ostriches in the movie Jumanji for a lesser amount of pay I guess!
The real name of this WWE superstar, Hulk Horgan is Terre Gere Bollea. After a well-pronounced career in the ring, he bid his farewell to become an actor and also a TV personality. He sold his old house for $6.2 million and then moved to his new house purchased for $3 million in Clearwater Beach. He also has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Tag team member of known wrestling team Natural disaster, Fred Ottman is well known by his WWE ring name ‘Tugboat’. After leaving the ring, Fred started his career as a safety manager while being a league team coach. After getting married to Sheila Ottman in 2011, this ex-wrestler is enjoying a reserved life in Lakeland, Florida.
Paul Donald Wight, known as the Big Show also had another WWE persona as the Giant. Paul has an estimated net worth of $20 million. This WWE superstar bought a mansion in Odessa, Florida from his colleague Undertaker. This house reminds a kind of a house that the ‘bad guy’ in James bond movies have. This massive palace-like house has four large bedrooms along with an extra-large hallway, a massive pool, with docking for his boat.
Stacy Anne Marie Cabler, the former wrestling star, dancer, and actress has a net worth of $4.5 million herself. She had her rich husband lived in an $18.28 million, a lavish Georgian mansion in Beverly Hills. The couple bid farewell to the palace-like mansion in 2017 and then moved to an evenly beautiful house in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
The Ultimate Warrior
Late, James Brian Hellwing was known as the Ultimate Warrior, Dingo Warrior in the wrestling world. Later, he even changed his name to ‘Warrior’ as he found it suited him than his original name.
James ‘Warrior’ passed away soon after the retirement of a heart attack in 2014 at the age of 54. By the time of his death, He had a net worth of $1.5 million
Being one of the most prominent WWE superstars Ric Flair stepped out of the ring to pursue a career as a manager there on the sidelines. Known as Nature Boy in the ring, he lives in a castle like-mansion in Charlotte, North Carolina. This mansion has located in an area that is surrounded by lots of trees by making a living place fitting to his ring name, Nature Boy. Despite his on-stage open personality, this superstar enjoys a low key life in general.
Randy Puffo, the Macho Man AKA Randy Savage was an American wrestler, actor, rapper, & also a base ballplayer. He died of a heart attack in 2011 at the age of 58 following the retirement from his 32-year wrestling career. He also appeared in movies Ready to Rumble, Spiderman & Baywatch.According to his brother, Randy used to own a condominium by the beach in Seminole, Florida. Lived in a mansion in Seminole, at the time of death, he had an estimated net worth of $8 million.
The real name of this masked pro-wrestler who has won a place in the hearts of millions of fans is Oscar Gutierrez. Continuing his WWE career over 2 decades now, including his prime time between 1990s’ and 2000s’ Rey has got an estimated net worth of $8.5 million. He lives in his massive mansion in Diego, CA.His five-star hotel-like mansion boast of an extensive pool along with a waterfall and a high-security system.
Tammy Lyn Sytch, known by her name in the ring as Sunny, has been famous for the controversies made in and out of the ring. Tammy had been behind the bars for drug and drink and drive cases, released for a year since begging of 2020. Her estimated net worth is $11 million.
Real name Joan Laurer, made a massive image in WWE, WWF & WCW as Chyna in the early 90s’. Being the first famous female pro-wrestler, she also held fame as a glamour model as well as in pornography actress and an author.Joan found dead due to a mix of alcohol and drugs, in her Redondo Beach home.
Former wrestling Diva, Rena Marlette Greek, known by her wrestling persona, Sable left the ring and her fame behind to value time with her family while pursuing a career in modeling. She currently has a net worth of $15 million and lives a successful life, married to Brock Lesner.
By using a part of his real name Jonathan Coachman earned fame in WWE as The Coach. Jonathan is no more making appearances in the ring but actively involved in the wrestling industry as a commentator.
Steve Keirn worked as a pro-wrestler under his WCW persona Skinner and also famous as Aligator Man. Steve had silently quit from his wrestling career but stayed within the industry. He is now engaged as the WWE Development league president, NXT, and fashion con for Shawn Michael.
Scotty 2 Hotty
Scotty 2 Hotty’s real name is Scott Ronald Garland – did so well as a professional wrestler throughout the years, but retired from the ring to pursue a career in firefighting. Later he returned to wrestling as a coach and he is also a licensed real estate agent in Orlando, Florida.
The chairman and CEO of the WWE, Vince McMahon is not only limited to franchised wrestling, he also is a film producer, business personality, and also an actor.He lives in a $40 million worth 4365-square-foot mansion located in Greenwich. This lavish bungalow also features many bedrooms, a complete gym, and a massive swimming pool.
Rodney Agatupa Anoa’i, once was famous in everyone’s mouth by the name Yokozuna. This Japanese pro-wrestler had a successful career in the ring.Rodney, the promising star and two-time world champion, was found dead in his house in Liverpool in the year 2000 due to a condition caused by excess fluid filled in the lung.
Jacquline De Loise Moore, once won the cruise weight championship title making her one of the three women wrestlers to own that fame. She also earned an image as a wrestling manager. Jacquline also appeared in several TV shows and movies.
Stone Cold Steve Austin
This 6.2-foot massive personality had a promising career in the wrestling ring but returned due to prolong injuries. But the health-related concerns could never stop him from being successful. Steve is now a Hollywood actor enjoying a lavish life by residing in his 1100-square-foot, a single floored house bought for $1.4 million in Marina del Rey. He has an estimated net worth of $45 million..
Michael Francis is known by several of his wrestling personas such as Mick Foley, Mankind, Dude Love. This colorful personality left the WWE ring quiet early but continued his career as an actor and a media anchor.Michael currently lives in a mansion in Suffolk Country, Long Island. This $1.1 million, beautiful mansion stands on a 1.2 acre land near the lake.
Dave Michael Bautista is the real name of the awesome peoples’ personality in the ring, Batista. He left WWE fame all behind to continue acting, martial arts, and bodybuilding.He currently lives in a massive palace-like mansion in Tampa, Florida.
The real name of Randy Orton is Randal Keith Orton. This 40-year-old (as of 2020) promising personality still active in the WWE ring since 2000. He got married to his now-wife Kimberly Kessler following the divorce from his first wife Samantha Speno in 2013.This RKO executioner is now in his $1.25 million, the 2650-square-foot mansion built-in 2013 in Charles, Missouri.
This anti-tobacco superstar, Adam Joseph Copeland AKA Edge, once left his WWE superstar fame behind to pursue a career in acting. He made an amazing return with the 2020 Royal Rumble. He lives in a massive comfortable house in Asheville, North Carolina. The house boasts a trophy room which is not surprising to have in a house of such s history-made wrestling star.
Amy Christine Dumas as Lita retired from her wrestling career in 2006 to tryout her own music band, Luchgoers. Lita is now working as an analyst for WWE while living in her lavish mansion in Decatur, Georgia.
The Heart Break Kid! Who wouldn’t know about this awesome personality in the wrestling world? This retired superstar’s real name is Michael Shawn Hickenbottom. Apart from being an ex-wrestler, Shawn is also an actor and a TV presenter.Shawn and his wife and the two sons are now residing in his $2.5 million worth cozy mansion in Antonio, Texas. His estimated net worth is $17 million.
Alundra Blaze & Madusa were well-known ring names of ex-professional wrestler Debrah Miceli. She was the first female to pack up the Roomie’s title back in 1988. She also appeared in a few movies and now working as an Italian American monster truck driver. Her estimated net worth is $2 million.
Robert Booker Tio Huffman, AKA Booker T in WWE, is well-known in the wrestling world for winning several titles. Robert has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He left the ring to try out his talents as a promoter, a commentator, is now showing his interest in politics too. Robert also appeared in some video games.
He lives in a lavish house in Texas.
One of the most influential, promising wrestling stars, Paul Michael Levesque is well-known by his WWE persona, Triple H. He is now retired from the ring and actively involved in his acting career while running a successful private business on his own.Paul is married to Stephani McMahon and lives in a lovely massive mansion in Western Connecticut. This house has six bedrooms, a pool, and a full gym.
Patricia Anne Stratigeas, AKA Trish Stratus; one of the talented female pro-wrestlers and the youngest ever to feature in the WWE Hall of Fame. She is also an actress, Fitness model, TV anchor, and a Yoga coach who lives in her massive house in North York, Toronto..
Brian Girard James, best known as Road Dogg in the WWE ring, made news back in the 90s. The ex-marine moved to pursue a career in wrestling, is now retired from the ring & assigned to remain in the WWE as a producer cum coordinator there.
Brian ‘Crush’ Adams
This 6.7-foot massive personality, Brian Adams was once famous as “Crush” in both WWF and WCW since his debut in wrestling in 1989. Brian Left the ring in 2003 due to prolonged injuries and had gone to try out a career in boxing. He sadly passed away in 2007, at the age of 43.
The strong man, Mark Jerrold Henry is a renowned pro-wrestler, an ex-olympian, and a champian in Pan American Games, made his debut in wrestling in 1990. He also won the world heavyweight title in 2011.
Mark currently lives in his 4500-square-foot mansion in Austin, Texas.