Mark Henry is a powerlifter as well as an Olympic weightlifter. He has worked as a professional wrestler. He is currently working with the producer of WWE. He has participated in the Olympic Games twice. In his career as a powerlifter, he has won WDFPF World Champion title and also a two-time U.S champion. Here is a quick summary of Mark Henry’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Mark Henry Early Life
Henry was conceived in the year 1971 on June 12th. His place of birth was in Silsbee, Texas. He did love watching wrestling. In his childhood, his favourite wrestler was Andre, the Giant. At one time, while he went to watch the wrestling show that was in Beaumont, Texas, he did try to tap Andre. However, he tripped and fell. Surprisingly, Andre did lift him. When he was just twelve years, his father died. His father had problems with diabetes.
When Henry was fourteen years old, he did suffer from dyslexia. When he was in high school, he used to play football. Henry has a brother by the name Pat. Currently, Henry resides in Austin, Texas together with his wife. His wife is Jana, and together they have a son named Jacob. He has so much love for his Hummer car that he was able to win the 2002 Arnold Strongman Classic.
Mark Henry Career, Awards & Achievement
His career started when he was in high school. He has so many championships titles that he won in National High School Powerlifting Championships. When he was completing high school, he had won Texas state champion. In the USPFF Senior National Powerlifting championship, he finished second. He had broken multiple junior world records. In the year 1992, he was able to win the USA Weightlifting American Open. He went on to win various championships including the U.S National Weightlifting Championships and the United States Olympic Festival Championships.
After participating in the Pan American Games, Henry was able to win a gold, silver and a bronze medal. He competed in the ADFPA U.S National Powerlifting Championships, where he was able to win the competition. In the year 1996, he was able to become NACAC champion. He later went on to win his third title of the U.S. National Weightlifting Championships. He featured on the World Wrestling Federation competition at the age of 24. After he completed competing in the Olympics that is when he did the sign a contract that was to last for ten years. He continues to feature in various wrestling matches.
Awards and Achievements
Mark Henry has been able to have a very successful career in the wrestling world as well as a heavyweight lifter WDFPF World Champion title and also a two-time U.S champion are some of the awards that he has won. He has also been an all-time raw World record holder in the squat and deadlift.
Net worth of Mark Henry
Mark Henry has a net worth of over $6 million. This wealth has been created from his success as a weightlifter. He has competed in multiple championships and has gone on to win most of them. This has helped in increasing his net worth. He currently appears in a wrestling show. This continues to contribute significantly to his current net worth.
Henry has lived a very straight life with minimal controversies. He did create a video game after he featured in WWF Attitude in the year 1999. He has competed in very many WWE games and had a lot of fans who watch the game. He continues to inspire very many young talents.