Bryan Lloyd Danielson is one of the world known American professional wrestlers who have been known by his ring name ‘American Dragon.’ He has been able to win several titles in his vast career and among the titles that he has been able to win does include WWE Championship which he has scooped three times. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Daniel Bryan in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Daniel Bryan was born in the year 1981 on May 22nd which is located in Aberdeen, Washington. His father was working as a logger while the mother was working as a therapist. Daniel holds an American nationality, and he completed his education at the Aberdeen Weatherwax High School.
During his school days, he decided to pursue a career in wrestling and later joined Dean Malenko Wrestling School which was later closed down. After this, he moved and joined Texas Wrestling Academy where he got to be trained by among the best professional wrestlers of that time, Shawn Michael, and Rudy Gonzalez.
Daniel has named some wrestlers as among those who influenced his current style of wrestling, and they include Toshiaki Kawada and William Regal. Also, he has been able to make a mention of Dean Malenko as being very important in modelling his career in wrestling.
In the year 2009, that was the time that he moved to Las Vegas in Nevada where he started his training in the mixed martial arts at the Randy Couture’s Xtreme Couture gym. Interestingly, he was a roommate to Neil Melanson, who is the head of grappling trainer.
In the year 2012, there was a social media campaign that was beginning to try and help Connor Michalek to meet Danielson, who was his hero. During this time, Michalek was only six years old, and at that time, he had brain cancer and spin. The campaign was a success and Michalek met Danielson.
He was married to Brie Bella with whom they stayed together for three years. In the year 2016, two months after his retirement, Bella would also semi-retire to start a family with him. The couple has been blessed with a daughter by the name Joe Birdi Danielson.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His career began when he got to sign a contract with WWE and was assigned for development of a program of the Memphis Championships in the year 2000. Unfortunately, as result of the not so friendly ties between Memphis Championship and the WWE was halted. Later on, he would join Texas Wrestling Alliance from where he was able to secure his first championship, Little Heavyweight Championship.
He was able to display excellent performance in the ring, and he got to be nicknamed ‘American Dragon.’ In the year 2002, Daniel made it to the Martial Art Wrestling which happened in Japan where he became a ring of honour champion till the year 2006. He managed to participate in very many tournaments, and he bagged many awards in equal measure. This does include World Heavyweight Champion and the ROH Pure Championship.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Daniel Bryan is estimated to be over $9 million. The wealth has been generated from his career in wrestling, and this is where he has been able to make handsome money for his excellent skills. It is estimated that he earns $700,000 and regarding bonuses of $300,000.
Daniel Bryan is a man who has performed well when it comes to wrestling, and this is what has not only made him famous but also accumulated large wealth. His determination in ensuring that he makes his mark in the entertainment industry is what has made him accumulate his current net worth.