Randall Duane Couture is an American (UFC) fighter, an actor and a former sergeant. Couture has won the title UFC Heavyweight Champion thrice and twice the title UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He has also won the title of the UFC 13 Heavyweight Tournament. He was the strongest and the first out of four fighters to hold the UFC championship titles twice. Couture has the highest number of wins in UFC Heavyweight Championship bouts. He holds a great record of 16 title fights. His strength and streak were unbeaten. Here is a quick summary of Randy Couture’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Randy Couture Early Life-
Randall Duane Couture on June 22, 1963, in Everett, Washington to Sharan Amelia and Edward Lewis “Ed” Couture. Couture went to Alderwood Middle School in Lynnwood, Washington. During his final year in wrestling in Lynnwood High School Couture won the State Championship title. Later he joined United States Army where he served his country for six long years from 1982 to 88.
In the 101st Airborne, he was given a military rank of Sergeant where he wrestled. While he was having his career in the US army Couture decided to apply for the U.S. Army Freestyle Wrestling team, but due to some error, his application was sent to Greco-Roman tryouts where he became the Greco-Roman wrestler. Couture nominated for Olympic team alternate thrice, At the 2000 Olympic Trials he made it to the semifinals and NCAA Division I runner-up twice.
Randy Couture’s career
In May 1997, Couture did his martial arts debut. His opponent was Tony Halme who was 100 pounds more than him. But Couture’s technique and amazing moves got Halme down in less than a minute. His career was amazing. He served his nation being a sergeant then he became a UFC wrestler and won several titles. Even he has a great luck in Hollywood.
He did cameos in many films. Couture made a guest appearance as a military guard in the CBS show ‘The Unit’. Later he portrayed as Terry Flynn in the film ‘Redbelt’. On September 27, 2007, he was also seen on the History channel in ‘Human Weapon’. He got a massive stardom after his super hit film The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior (2008). Afterwards in ‘The Expendables’ which was another hit. His acting career was fantastic.
Awards & Achievements-
Couture was honoured with various wrestling titles, and he won several awards for his acting. In 1991 he won the title Pan American Championship Greco-Roman Seniors 90 kg. He made it to the semifinals in 2000 RINGS King of Kings Tournament. He won the Interim UFC Light Heavyweight championship title once. He further won UFC Hall of Fame title and later won the UFC Viewer’s Choice Award.
Net Worth of Randy Couture-
His career has been amazing and gave him a lot of money. Wrestling and his acting career have got him massive stardom all over the world. Couture has an amazing net worth of $18 million. He’s a martial artist, an actor, a UFC wrestler and former sergeant and hence bringing endless zeros to his bank book.
Randy Couture was born into a middle-class family with no such background. He started wrestling at an early age and hence was predetermined for his future. He joined the United States Army and served his country for six long years and earning a sergeant designation is something he will always be admired for. His hard work and passion towards wrestling is really amazing. He is indeed a multi-talented man.