Who is Randy Orton?
Randy Orton is a popular figure in the wrestling industry. Known to many as The Viper, this 39-year-old personality is a professional wrestler, who is also engaged in the entertainment world as an actor. This professional player followed his predecessor’s footsteps and is considered one of the best wrestlers we have witnessed so far.
|Full Name||Randy Keith Orton|
|Birth Date||1st of April, 1980|
|Birth Place||Tennessee, Knoxville|
|Father||Bob Orton Jr.|
|Height||6 feet 5 inches|
|Wife||Samantha Speno (2007-2013)
Kim Marie Kessler (2015-present)
|Net Worth||11 million dollars|
Randy Keith Orton was born on the 1st of April, 1980 in the third-largest city of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is the son of Elaine Orton and Bob Orton Jr. His father is a professional wrestler like himself and so is his grandfather and uncle. Furthermore, Randy has two siblings, one younger brother and one younger sister named Nate and Rebecca respectively.
Randy’s zodiac sign is Aries. Randy’s billed up to 196 centimeters in height (6 feet 5 inches). However, his real height is estimated to be around 190 centimeters. Furthermore, his weight is around 110 kilograms (243 lbs). Randy has a chest of 46 inches and a waist of 34 inches. Also, his biceps are 16 inches. He has a pair of beautiful eyes of blue color and his hair is usually dark brown in color.
Dating and Marriage
Randy was rumored to be dating a model named Jessica Huntington. However, he married Samantha Speno in 2007. The couple had a child together, a beautiful daughter named Alanna. The couple called it quits in 2013 due to undisclosed reasons. Later, Orton married Kim Marie Kessler in 2015. The couple then gave birth to another beautiful daughter named Brooklyn. The couple is in a strong relationship until today. Furthermore, Randy also has three step-sons from Kessler’s side.
Hobbies and Interests
Talking about the interests of Randy, he likes to listen to Metallica, a rock band. He also loves Home-made dishes. Furthermore, he also smokes and drinks. He also likes tattoos and has carved some in his body.
Randy’s primary education was completed in the Hazelwood Central High School located in Missouri, USA. He did not attend any colleges for further education.
Social Media of Randy Orton
Randy has both Instagram and Twitter accounts. His Instagram id is @randyorton. He has around 5.2 million followers on Instagram as of January 2020. He is quite active on Instagram and posts pictures of his wife and children. Randy’s twitter id is @RandyOrton. He has 6.1 million followers on Twitter and is quite active here as well.
Orton became a part of the United States Marine Corps in 1998 after graduating from high school. However, he was discharged because of disobeying the commanding officer. He then chose a professional wrestling career in the year 2000 under the guide and training of his father. He then started fighting under WWF in 2001. Under the Ohio Valley Wrestling, he has won the OVW Hardcore Championship two times.
Furthermore, he won the Feud of the Year in 2009 against Triple H. He was also named the Most Hated wrestler in the years 2007 and 2009. Furthermore, Orton also got the name as the Most Improved Wrestler of the Year in 2004 by the Pro Wrestling Illustrated. In 2010, he got the name as the most popular wrestler of the year and rookie of the year in the year 2001. Furthermore, Pro Wrestling Illustrated named him the Wrestler of the Year in the years 2009 and 2010.
In the World Wrestling Entertainment circle, he has become a World Heavyweight Championship for a total of 4 times. He also won the World Tag Team Championship once with Edge. Furthermore, Randy is the recipient of the WWE Championship for a total of nine times. He has also won the WWE Intercontinental Championship once and WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship once with partners Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper. Also, he is a legendary player who has won the WWE United States Championship once, Money in the Bank once in 2013 as well as the Royal Rumble twice in years 2009 and 2017 respectively. Randy is also a seventeenth Triple Crown Champion and tenth Grand Slam Champion. Furthermore, the Wrestling Observer Newsletter has named him the Most Improved player in 2004 and the Most Overrated Player in 2013.
Apart from being a successful and popular wrestler, Orton has also introduced himself to the acting industry. His debut movie was a comedy-drama genre “That’s What I Am” in 2011, where he played the role of Ed Freel. He then played the role of Nick Malloy in 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded in 2013. He then played the role of Will Tanner in a 2015 movie titled The Condemned 2. In 2016, he played the movie Countdown as himself. He played two movies in 2019 titled Long Shot and Changeland, where he played the role of Christopher Brooks and Martin respectively.
Orton has also appeared on television in various game shows and television series. He appeared in a 2007 game show titled “Deal or No Deal”. In 2016, he played the role of James Richard in a series titled “Shooter”. He then played the role of Nick Thunderman in “The Thundermans”. He also has made an appearance in Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a popular talk show.
Net Worth of Randy Orton
Randy Orton’s net worth is around 11 million dollars. Previously, his net worth was around $15.5 million. He earns around 1.1$ million yearly from his wrestling career alone. Furthermore, he also earns from various royalty bonuses, merchandise sales as well as the PPV sales.