How much is Randy Orton worth? $15.5 million
How did Randy Orton earn his money and wealth?
Born as Randal Keith Orton to professional wrestler Bob Orton Jr. and Elaine in Knoxville, Tennessee on 1st of April in 1980, Randy Orton has a family history of wrestlers. Besides his father and himself, Orton’s grand-father Bob Orton Sr. and uncle Barry Orton were also professional wrestlers. Right from his childhood and teenage days, Randy took in to wrestling and was an amateur wrestler while attending Hazelwood Central High School. After his graduation from the high school in 1998, Orton enrolled himself with the United States Marine Corps. As of 2018, Randy Orton’s net worth is $15.5 million.
Orton took it to the ring professionally in 2000 at the Mid-Missouri Wrestling Association-Southern Illinois Conference Wrestling in St. Louis, Missouri. There he was trained by his father and the promotion as well. The very next year in 2001, Randy locked in a contract with the World Wrestling Federation and was sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling where he bagged the OVW Hardcore Championship twice.
It was in the year 2002 that Orton made his television debut in a WWF match fighting and winning against Hardcore Holly on SmackDown. He soon went on to become a crowd charmer. The same year he started being cast on Raw where he injured his shoulder soon after the debut match. While staying out of the ring, Orton appeared on the weekly Randy News Network segment where he updated the audience about his recovery. With his aggression and rude behavior, Orton stood out in both good and villainous way.
At the age of 24, Orton went on to become the youngest World Heavy Weight Champion in the history of WWE. His feud with Triple H and Batista promoted for his popularity. He went on to be titled as “The Legend Killer” for his coarse attitude and physical violence.