Kurt Angle is a professional wrestler who is currently signed to the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). He has won several championships in his career and is also a former Olympic gold medalist. In 2016, he was inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame. He is also an actor and has starred in several movies and television shows. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Kurt Angle in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Kurt Steven Angle was born in December 1968, in Mt. Lebanon Township, Pennsylvania. His parents are Jackie Angle and David Angle. When he was 16 years old, his father died in a construction accident. He has four elder brothers including wrestler Eric. In 2003, his sister Le’Anne died.
He went to Mt. Lebanon High School and has been wrestling since he was seven years old. In 1993, he earned his bachelor’s degree in education from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. During his college time, he has been a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I champion.
In 1999, Kurt Angle got married to Karen Smedley. They have two children. The couple separated in 2008. He was also in a relationship with Trenesha Biggers. In 2010, he was engaged to Giovanna Yannotti. They got married in 2012. They have three children together. He is a Christian and supports the Republican Party. In 2015, he underwent a surgery for removing a fluid buildup. He supports Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Rangers F.C. He has also been a subject of legal issues and was named in steroid abuse.
Career, Award & Nominations
As an amateur wrestler, Kurt Angle won a gold medal at the 1995 FILA Wrestling World Championships. In 1996, he represented the United States at the Atlanta Olympics and won a gold medal. He joined Extreme Championship Wrestling in 1996. In 1998, he signed a contract with the WWE (then WWF). In 2000, he won both the Intercontinental Championship and the European Championship.
In the pay-per-view No Mercy, he defeated The Rock to win the WWF Championship. He has also been a WCW Champion and has defeated Steve Austin to win his second WWF Championship. In 2002, Angle became a Grand Slam Champion when he teamed up with Chris Benoit to win the WWE Tag Team Championship. He is also a former WWE World Heavyweight Champion and has won matches against several big names. From 2006 to 2008, he was seen in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.
He has been in feuds with several wrestlers and was the Director of Wrestling Operations of TNA. Angle has also wrestled in the New Japan Pro-Wrestling. In 2006, he was seen in Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide. In 2017, he returned to WWE as the General Manager of RAW. In 2003, he was named as the Wrestler of the Year by Pro Wrestling Illustrated. In 2017, he got inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He has received several other awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth would a person have who have won a number of championships in his career? He is a very popular wrestler who has got many fans around the world. The wrestler has got a net worth of over $30 million. He has also starred in films like ‘Pain & Gain’, ‘Sharknado 2’, ‘The Last Witch Hunter’, ‘Warrior’, ‘Death from Above’ and ‘River of Darkness’. He has worked as a sportscaster and has been Protos Foods’s marketing representative.
Kurt Angle is a very successful wrestler. He has won an Olympic gold medal and has got many other accomplishments. He is also an actor and has done film and television. He is very active in many other endeavors.