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.
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.
In the year 2006, Orton joined with Edge to form tag team named Rated RKO and won the World Tag Team Championship. At the age of 27, Orton went on to earn two WWE Championship victories in one night thus becoming the second youngest two-time WWE Champion.
During his career Randy Orton managed to bag 9 WWE Championship and 4 WWE World Heavyweight Championship to his credit. He also sacked the 2013 Money in the Bank ladder match.
Orton made his big screen debut with action film The Marine 2 but later was replaced due to his shoulder injury. He has appeared in 2013 action film 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded and in the 2015 WWE Studios film The Condemned 2. Orton also appeared on a number of video games including WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth, WWE WrestleMania XIX, WWE RAW 2, WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain and WWE Day of Reckoning.
What are the most popular TV Shows of Randy Orton?
- WWE Smackdown (1999-present)
- WWE Raw (1993-present)
- WWE Heat (1998-2008)