Steve Austin is a well-known American actor who is a former professional wrestler and became popular in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as “Stone Cold Steve Austin.” In his wrestling career, Austin has won 19 championships. He has also appeared in a number of films and television shows. Here is a quick summary of Steve Austin’s net worth in 2019, career and earnings.
Steve Austin was born as Steven James Anderson in Austin, Texas on December 18, 1964, to his parents Beverley Anderson and James Anderson. He later adopted his stepfather’s surname and became Steven James Williams.
He graduated from Edna High School and then went to Wharton County Junior College, on a football scholarship. He later got a full scholarship at the University of North Texas.
Steven Austin has been married four times. He was first married to Kathryn Burrhus from 1990 to 1992. From 1992 to 1999, he was married to Jeanine “Lady Blossom” Clarke. In 2000, Austin got married to actress Debra Marshall. They divorced in 2003. He got married to Kristin Feres in 2009.
He has got two daughters named Cassidy and Stephanie. He is also the stepfather of Jeanine Clarke and Chris Adam’s son Jade.
Steve Austin started his career by joining World Class Championship Wrestling. In 1991, he joined World Championship Wrestling, in June of the same year he won the WCW World Television Championship against Bobby Eaton. In March 1993, he won the WCW World Tag Team Championship with Brian Pillman. He won the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship in 1994.
In 1995, Steve Austin joined the WWE (then WWF). He appeared as “Ringmaster” and in his debut match, he defeated Matt Hardy. In 1998, he won the WWE Championship against Shawn Michaels. In 2003, he became the co-general manager of Raw. Since then he has made several appearances in the WWE in guest appearances.
Austin has also appeared in many films. He began acting when he was still a professional wrestler. In 2005, he made his film debut by appearing in ‘The Longest Yard.’ His other film roles include ‘The Condemned,’ ‘Damage,’ ‘The Expendables,’ ‘Hunt to Kill,’ ‘Grown Ups 2’, ‘Tactical Force,’ and ‘Smosh: The Movie.’
In 1999, he was a part of the documentary ‘Beyond the Mat.’ His television appearances include ‘Celebrity Deathmatch,’ ‘Nash Bridges,’ ‘Redneck Island,’ ‘Steven Austin’s Broken neck Challenge,’ and ‘Stone Cold Podcast.’
Awards & Achievements
In 2009, Steven Austin was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He has also been inducted into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame. He is a two-time winner of the Slammy Award. In 1998, he was the most popular wrestler by Pro Illustrated Wrestling. He has ranked No. 1 twice in the list of top 500 singles wrestlers by PWI 500.
Net Worth of Steve Austin
Steve Austin has an estimated net worth of more than $50 million. He made this fortune with his career as a professional WWE wrestler. His net worth is higher than that of Triple H and John Cena. He has appeared in a number of video games and has been hosting the ‘Stone Cold Podcast’ since 2014 and has also appeared in other podcasts like ‘The Steve Austin Show’ and ‘The Steve Austin Show – Unleashed!’.
Steve Austin is considered one of the most popular wrestlers in the world. He has wrestled with many great players like Bret Hart, The Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, The Rock, Triple H, Hulk Hogan, and Kane. He has got many fan followers in the world and is also a successful actor who has appeared in many films and television shows. He has been referred to as one of the greatest wrestlers in the WWE.