Randy Orton is a talented American wrestler and actor. Randy Orton is famous as a 14-time world champion.
Randy Orton was born on April 1, 1980 and he recently turned 42 years old. He hails from Knoxville, Tennessee and his zodiac sign is Aries. Likewise, his full name is Randal Keith Ortom. His mother’s name is Elaine and his father is Bob Orton Jr. Also, his father is a professional wrestler while his mother is a nurse.
His grandfather and uncle – Bob Orton and Barry Orton respectively – were also professional wrestlers. He also has two younger siblings – brother Nathan and sister Rebecca. This personality attended Hazelwood Central High School. There, Orton was an amateur wrestler. In 1998 he graduated from high school and soon enlisted in the Marines. At the base, Orton received a misconduct discharge in 1999.
This came after he twice went AWOL and disobeyed an order from a commanding officer. Under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, Orton was indeed tried and sentenced by a special court-martial. This personality then spent 38 days in the brig at Camp Pendleton.
career and working life
Professionally, Randy Orton is a 14-time world champion wrestler and actor. People consider this personality to be one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. Currently, this wrestler is signed to WWE and performs under the Raw brand. He is also one half of the current Raw Tag Team Champions with Riddle.
Before being signed by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE), this wrestler trained and wrestled for the Mid-Missouri Wrestling Association and Southern Illinois Conference Wrestling. After signing with the WWF, he was sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). There this wrestler twice held the OVW Hardcore Championship.
Also, this wrestler became a member of the Evolution stable shortly after his WWE debut. This quickly led to an Intercontinental Championship, which was also that wrestler’s first championship with the company. Additionally, Orton earned the nickname “The Legend Killer” during a storyline.
At the young age of 24, this personality became the youngest World Champion in WWE history. He wrote this story after winning the World Heavyweight Championship. With this win, Orton left Evolution. A feud with his former stablemates then began.
In 2006, this wrestler teamed up with Edge in a tag team known as Rated-RKO. Together, the duo held the World Tag Team Championship. After Rated-RKO disbanded in mid-2007, this wrestler won two WWE Championships in one night. This made him the second youngest two-time WWE Champion at the young age of 27.
Also, in 2008, this wrestler formed the group The Legacy with Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase Jr. However, the group disbanded in 2010 and Orton returned to singles competition. From 2013 to 2015, this wrestler was associated with The Authority.
Then, in 2016, Orton joined the Wyatt Family. As such, he won the SmackDown Tag Team Championship with Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper. Also, this wrestler won his 1st US Championship in 2018. He became the 18th Grand Slam overall winner. This after becoming the 17th Triple Crown Champion.
Additionally, people recognize this wrestler’s rivalry with fellow wrestler John Cena as one of the longest and greatest rivalries in WWE history. Additionally, WWE recognizes that this wrestler has the third most world championship wins in history at 14. That record is behind John Cena and Ric Flair (both 16). Also, his record is linked to Triple H (also at 14).
In addition, this wrestler is also the winner of Money in the Bank Ladder Match 2013. Also, he has won the Royal Rumble match twice in 2009 and 2017. Orton has also headlined several WWE pay-per-view events. Following his match at Survivor Series 2021, this wrestler broke Kane’s record for most PPV matches in WWE history.
Randy Orton is a happily married man and his wife is Kim Marie Kessler. Kim was actually a member of his fan club prior to their marriage. The lovers began dating in 2012, and Orton proposed to her in July 2015 at their candlelit dinner while vacationing in Bora Bora. The couple then married on November 14, 2015 in Las Vegas. Together the lovely couple has a daughter named Alanna Marie Orton and the lovely family lives in St. Charles, Missouri.
Prior to this marriage, Orton was married to Samantha Speno from September 21, 2007 to June 2013. Before their divorce was finalized, the ex-couple separated in late 2012. From this marriage, Orton has a daughter named Brooklyn Rose Orton. Similarly, from his wife Kessler’s previous relationship, she has three sons, two of whom are Michael and Rob. The family also has two dogs.
Randy Orton is big at a Height of 6 feet 5 inches or 1.96 meters and its weight is about 110 kg or 250 lbs. Likewise, the wrestler has a chest-waist-biceps size of 46-34-16 inches. Orton has brown hair and blue eyes. Also, this personality has a United States Marine Corps tattoo on his left arm. However, he covered this tattoo after receiving his misconduct discharge.
Additionally, this wrestler’s hypermobility in both shoulders has been a constant source of injuries throughout his career. As a result, this has sidelined him through incidents such as hitting the ring mat too hard while performing one of his signature taunts to harmless things like taking out the trash at home.
Social Media and Wealth
Randy Orton joined Twitter in July 2010 and has more than 6.2 million followers on his @randyorton account to date. It is also available on Instagram under the username @randyorton and has over 6.3 million followers as of April 2022. This wrestler has one net worth of around 7 million US dollars.