Quick Facts of
- First NameKurt
- Last NameAngle
- Net Worth$ 20 million
- CareerWrestler, Actor
Kurt Angle, aka Kurt Steven Angle, is a retired professional wrestler, former amateur wrestler, and an American actor. He is currently serving as the backstage producer of WWE, who initially started his ring career with the alias name The Conquistador and later changed to his real name Kurt Angle.
Welcoming Kurt Angle With Medal – Theme Song
Kurt Angle is the son of Dave Angle and Jackie Angle, born on 9 December 1968 in Mt. Lebanon Township, Pennsylvania. As of early 2020, Kurt Steven Angle is 51 years old.
Angle started his amateur wrestling carer at the young age of seven. During his high school, he went undefeated as the freshman wrestler. Moreover, he placed third in the junior state wrestling tournament.
In 1987, he became the champion in Pennsylvania State Wrestling Championship.
Getting continuous success in the amateur wrestling world, Kurt debuted in the professional wrestling world after being convinced by fellow wrestler Shane Douglas.
The celebrated amateur wrestler signed five years deal with the chairman Vince McMahon of the former World Wrestling Federation in the year 1998.
He was active as a wrestler till 2019. During his career, he wrestled with The Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Rey Misterio, Eddie Guerrero, Steve Austin, Brock Lesnar, Shane McMahon, Edge, Chris Benoit, and many others.
Throughout his entire wrestling career, Angle won six World Championships, including one World Heavyweight Championship, WCW Championship, and four WWE Championships.
Trivia: During the trials of the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, Kurt Angle severely injured his neck. Despite that, he won the gold medal in the heavyweight championship.
Moreover, considered one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, he was named the 2000s Wrestler of the Decade. Asked about Angle’s legacy, fellow John Cena said: “He is, without question, the most gifted all-around performer we have ever had step into a ring. There will never be another like him.”
Wrestler Turned Actor
With a keen interest in acting, he pursued an acting career after retirement. He debuted in the film industry in 2008 from the short film Chains.
As of 2020, Kurt Angles has around 25 acting credits. He has appeared in movies and TV series like End Game, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, Warrior, Pain & Gain, Sharknado 2: The Second One, The Last Witch Hunter alongside Dwayne Johnson, Criss Angel Mindfreak, and Baal Veer.
Regarding his future projects, he is set to be appearing in 2020 and onwards, releasing movies The Epidemic, Emergency: LA, and The Lighthouse.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of American Hero Kurt Angle? Salary And Earnings
From his eminent career, he has accumulated an impressive fortune. As of 2020, Kurt Angle is estimated to have a net worth of $25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth, whereas The Richest claims his worth to be $20 million.
Back in 2004, he was estimated to have an average salary of $1 million per year. From his matches in Total Non-Stop Action Wrestling, he got $500 thousand per fight.
Instagram Earnings And Endorsements Deals
From Instagram, he is reported to make $2,727.75 to $4,546.25 per sponsored post. As of 2020, he has around 1.3 million followers, with an engagement rate of 0.90% on Instagram.
Similarly, Kurt also pockets a reasonable sum of money from his YouTube channel. According to Social Blade, he is reported to make $0.17 to $3 per month and $2 to $32 yearly.
He has endorsed several brands, and companies like Direct Auto Insurance, Vocelli’s Pizza, 5 Wrestlemania, Pizza Outlet, Subway-WWE Wrestlemania, and Wrestlemania Harry Met Sally, to name a few.
Back in 1996, Angle became a marketing representative for Protos Foods. The following year in 1997, he served as s sportscaster on Pittsburgh’s local Fox affiliate WPGH-TV.
In an Interview, Angle said that he is a long time fan of MMA. As per UFC president Dana White, Kurt always had the desire to compete in UFC. Moreover, he was set to appear in the 10th season of The Ultimate Fighter as a heavyweight contestant; however, he failed the medical requirements.
Besides that, the former wrestler also tried his hand as an author. He published his book, It’s True, on 18 September 2001.
Kurt Angle is active as a philanthropist. He has supported several charities and campaigns like Leukaemia and Lymphoma Society, Stand Up 2 Cancer, among many others.
He even designed a Shirt for charity Wochit. Back in 2015, he collaborated with wrestler Amy Dumas with #wweHoFer.
House And Cars
Kurt owns a house in Coraopolis, Lebanon, Pennsylvania. He bought the property for $649 thousand featuring in 3,732 square feet, which boasts four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and an indoor swimming pool.
He owns cars like Mercedes Benz AMG ($55 thousand to $74 thousand), Chevy Bolt EV ($36 thousand to $41 thousand), and Toyota Innova ($27 thousand).
Coming to his personal life, he has been married twice. Previously, he tied the knot to Karen Jarrett from 19 December 1998 to 2008. The couple shares two children; daughter Kyra Angle and site Kody Angle.
After the divorce, he exchanged the vows with actress Giovanna Yannotti on 20 July 2012. They altogether have four kids; one adopted, namely Giuliana Marie Angle, Sophia Laine Angle, Nikoletta Sky Angle, and Ivan Angle (adopted).
They adopted Ivan on 3 September 2019 from Bulgaria.
Back in 2009, he was arrested under the PFA (Protection from abuse) case filed by his girlfriend.
In 2011, Angle was jailed for being charged for driving under the influence. He pleaded guilty for the charges and was ordered to pay $250 fine, $225 court fees, unsupervised probation, and ten days suspended sentence.
The same year, he was behind bars in Warren County Jail and later bailed with $2 thousand.
With so many intoxicated driving cases, Angle, in 2013, announced that he was immediately entering rehab.