As one of WWE’s most successful and accomplished wrestlers of all time, Randal Keith Orton has established himself as an American Professional Wrestler.
Listed at 6’5″ and 250 pounds, Randy Orton has headlined numerous WWE pay-per-views, including WrestleMania 25 and 30, further adding to his remarkable tally of 13 World Championships.
Randy Orton has won four World Heavyweight Championships, nine WWE Championships, one Intercontinental Championship, one United States Championship, and one WWE World Tag Team Championship with Edge during his time in the WWE.
Randal Keith Orton was born on April 1st, 1980, in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was the son of Elaine and Bob Orton Jr. (Professional Wrestler)
Orton had an interest in wrestling since he was a young boy. His parents, on the other hand, warned him that it would be a challenging professional option. Father used to caution his son against taking up an athletic career in the ring, saying that he would have to spend a significant amount of time away from his loved ones.
Randy Orton’s Carrer
He started his career in wrestling and later shifted to acting in movies.
His wrestling career:
In 2000, Randy Orton debuted in the ring. In 2001, Randy Orton signed a contract with the WWF.
Rico Constantino and the Prototype were among the famous names he faced in the ring. The OVW Hardcore Championship was won twice by Orton during this time period, who primarily competed in tag team matches.
RKO, a jimping cutter dubbed after Orton’s initials, became his hallmark finisher and made him a household name. The World Heavyweight Championship went to Orton after he defeated Chris Benoit in July 2004. In the end, he lost it to Triple H after a few successful defenses.
During the No Mercy wrestling event in 2007, after John Cena had vacated the WWE Championship due to an injury, Orton was handed the championship for the first time.
Since then, he’s won nine more championships, making him the all-time leader. The second time he won the World Heavyweight Championship was in 2011 when he beat Christian to claim the title for the second time.
His movie career:
His acting career includes appearances on film and television, as well. Actor who starred in the lead role of ’12 Rounds 2: Reloaded,’ a 2013 American action film. The film was directed by Roel Reiné and starred Tom Stevens, Brian Markinson, Venus Terzo, and Cindy Busby in addition to Reiné. The picture was generally praised by critics.
In 2015, Orton played the lead role in the American action film ‘The Condemned 2.’
Networth of Randy Orton
For the year 2022, Celebrity Net Worth estimates Randy Orton’s net worth to be $11 million.
Randy Orton currently earns an annual salary of $1.1 million, according to estimates. He makes $2.7 million a year, which includes PPV, merchandise, and royalties bonuses.
His luxurious house
Randy Orton, one of WWE’s wealthiest superstars, enjoys a lavish lifestyle. Randy Orton purchased a $1,255,000 home in St. Charles, Missouri. According to social media posts, the Orton Family appears to get along very well, with Orton enjoying the poolside fun with his children and grandchildren.
Spike, the family dog, was adopted by the Ortons in 2015. As well as all of this, Orton’s mansion also has a home theatre and a cabana complete with a fireplace and billiards tables.
Family and Relationship
His father, grandfather, and uncle were all professional wrestlers, hence Orton hails from a line of wrestlers. Elaine, a nurse, and Bob Orton Jr., the father of the Viper, were both born in Knoxville, Tenn. Nathan, his younger brother, is a stand-up comedian, and Rebecca is his sister.
He is one of the few WWE performers to have served in the Marines, Orton received a poor conduct discharge and even spent time in jail.
Orton’s first marriage to Samantha Speno ended in divorce in 2013. A daughter, Alanna Marie Orton, was born to the couple, and Orton married Kimberly Kessler in 2015. Their other child is Brooklyn Rose Orton, who was born in 2016.
Why he is known as The Viper?
After watching Orton slither around and follow his victims like a snake, commentators started calling him “The Viper,” and the nickname stuck.
When Orton was a kid, he had his sights set on another snake. So why didn’t it bother him when someone called him “The Viper”? His revelation ultimately answered this question.
“I remember keeping an eye on that large boa constrictor crawling around the empty shower stall that they had it in. You know, Jake’s [Roberts] snake would be just on the road with him, crawling around. I would just be in awe watching it. I grew up having a fascination with reptiles because of that. It has nothing to do with the fact that I’m called ‘The Viper’ now.”
Randy Orton’s automotive collection contains a number of venerable and speedy automobiles that are sure to wow.
His former Legacy stablemates, Cody Rhodes and Ted Dibiase Jr. presented Orton with a custom-built car on an episode of Raw.
His car collection includes:
- Lamborghini Huracan – $213,000
- Hummer H2 DUB Edition – $80,000
- Range Rover Vogue – $90,000
- Mercedes Benz GLS Class – $99,000
Frequently Asked Questions
How long has Randy Orton been a part of the WWE?
In 2002, Randy Orton made his WWE debut, and he has been with the business ever since.
What is an RKO?
Randy RKO is the name given to Keith Orton’s signature finisher, a jumping cutter that he performs in the ring.
Is Randy Orton father to a child?
Randy Orton is the father of two children, Alanna Marie Orton and Brooklyn Rose Orton, both born to his first and second wives, Samantha Speno and Kimberly Kessler.
As a WWE superstar, Randy Orton is among the greatest in the business. There are 16 championships under his belt, and he’s won prestigious matches like the Royal Rumble Matches on several occasions as well.
After winning the Global Heavyweight Champion at the age of 24, Orton became the WWE’s youngest ever world champion. It is estimated that Randy Orton’s net worth will be at $11 million by 2022.