Randal Keith Orton is famously known as Randy Orton. He is an American Professional Wrestler and actor. He has made himself one of the most entertaining in World Wrestling. Hence, he is considered among the most decorated and successful wrestlers of all time.
Randy Orton is among the best professional wrestlers and has excelled in the profession exponentially. And he is not showing any signs of slowing down. Randy Orton was born on April 01, 1980, in Knoxville city in Tennessee’s U.S. state.
Randy Orton has a height of 6 feet and a weight of 250 lbs. He has also headlined various big WWE pay-per-views that include WrestleMania 25 and 30. In his eighteen-year tenure with WWE, he has won thirteen World Championships.
In his career with WWE, Randy Orton has earned the World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship nine times. He has also won the WWE World Tag Team Championships (with the edge) and the Intercontinental United States on one single occasion each.
Randal Keith Orton was born in Knoxville city in the U.S. state of Tennessee. His father’s name is Bob Orton Jr., who was also a professional wrestler. And her mother’s name is Elaine. Randy has two siblings, a younger brother Nate and a sister Rebecca. Nate grew up and became a standup comedian.
Randy Orton showed interest in wrestling from an early age period. Being a professional wrestler, Randy’s parents had always discouraged him. They believed that wrestling was a very difficult career choice.
His father, Bob Orton, often told him that a life in the ring requires a wrestler to stay away from home and family for long periods.
As regards his education, Randy Orton attended Hazelwood Central High School. Here, he developed his early wrestling skills and became an amateur wrestler. In 1998, he completed high school. Then he was recruited to the US Marine Corps. Randy was discharged in 1999 for refusing to comply with orders from a commanding officer.
Randy Orton has made a career in both Professional Wrestling and acting as under;
Randal Keith Orton made his wrestling debut in 2000. Afterward, Orton signed a deal with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in the following year. He fought with well-known stars such as Constantino and the Prototype. During this period, Orton won the OVW Hardcore Championship two times.
Later on, he made his official WWF debut in 2002. Then he fought Hardcore Holly in his first televised competition. But, he had to meet a shoulder injury around this time. It caused him sidelined for a few months.
Upon healing completely from this injury, Orton came back and fought with various legendary wrestlers. He started earning fan following when he beat Shawn Michaels. However, Orton was disrespected by a big audience for showing disrespect to some reputed senior wrestlers.
His fighting style is unique. He gained fame for his RKO. RKO is a jumping cutter that was named after his initials. It became his signature finisher.
In July 2004, Orton managed to beat Chris Benoit effectively to grasp his first World Heavyweight Championship. Afterward, he defended his title a few times successfully. Finally, he lost this title to Triple H.
In 2007, he fought with John Cena in the No Mercy wrestling event. Orton won the WWE Championship for the first time when John Cena had vacated the ring due to an injury. Since then, Orton has won this title a total of nine times.
In 2011, Randy Orton defeated his opponent Christian and won the World Heavyweight Championship for the second time.
Orton had won the Royal Rumble in 2009 for the first time and managed to win it again in 2017. Afterward, in April of the same year, Orton defeated Bray Wyatt and consequently won the WWE Championship for the ninth time.
Randy Orton also has a reputed acting career besides a successful wrestling career. He appeared in an American action movie named “12 Rounds 2: Reloaded”. The movie starred Orton in the leading role.
Directed by Roel Reine, the movie also starred Brian Markinson, Tom Stevens, Cindy Busby, and Venus Terzo. The movie received positive reviews overall.
Randy Orton appeared for the second time in another American action film, “The Condemned 2”. The movie starred him in the leading role. Roel Reine also directed this movie. The movie is about a former bounty hunter. He is on the run and afterward finds himself a part of the death tournament. Other actors of the movie included Wes Studi, Eric Roberts, and Bill Stinchcomb.
Achievements & Awards
Randy Orton has earned many awards and achievements throughout his career. The most renowned achievements include World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship nine times. Moreover, Randy Orton has also won the WWE World Tag Team Championships (with the edge) and the Intercontinental United States on one single occasion each.
Randy Orton Net Worth
Randy Orton is renowned as a professional Wrestler and actor. Currently, Randy Orton’s net worth is around $16 Million in 2023.
In 2018, the estimates showed a $15.5 million net worth of Randy Orton. But, within the period of almost one year, Randy Orton had to face a great reduction in this figure.
Randy Orton House
Randy Orton is considered one of the richest and biggest superstars in all of WWE. Therefore, he likes to follow a lavish lifestyle. Randy Orton lives in a house at St. Charles, Missouri. He bought this house for $1,255,000. As seen on the various social media platforms, the Orton family gets along very well.
The wrestler is often seen in happy mode and having fun with his sons and daughters in his massive home. The Orton Family also consists of a beautiful dog named Spike. Randy adopted this dog in 2015.
The lavish Orton home includes a media room, fitness room, billiards room, three-car garage, workout room with a sauna, and a cabana with a fireplace.
Randy Orton Wife
Randy Orton is currently living with his wife, Kimberly Kessler. Orton married her in 2013, and the couple has five children. Orton has three sons and two daughters.
Randy Orton Cars
Randy Orton owns various luxurious and fancy cars that include a customized car, which his former Legacy stablemates Ted Dibiase Jr. and Cody Rhodes on a RAW episode. Besides others, Randy also owns a black Hummer 2 Dub.
Randy Orton is a professional and talented wrestler who got massive publicity in a short period and got high net worth.