Kurt Angle Biography

( 1968 - )
December 28, 2018
First published on:February 8, 2017
by John Max

Facts of Kurt Angle

Date of Birth: 1968, December 9
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign:: sagittarius
Birth Name Kurt Steven Angle
Birth Place Mt. Lebanon Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Famous Name American Hero
Father Jackie Angle
Mother David Angle
Net Worth $25 million
Salary $800 thousand
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Currently Married Yes
Married to December 19, 1998 Karen SmeGiovanna Angle (m. 2012)dley
Divorce September 2008, Karen Smedley
Children daughter named Kyra son named Kody Angle Sophia Laine Angle, Nikoletta Sky Angle.

Kurt Steven Angle a.k.a. Kurt Angle is an American professional wrestler, actor, and former amateur wrestler. The fifty-years old veteran is currently signed to WWE, where he was the on-screen general manager of the Raw brand, serving (3rd April 2017 to 17th December 2018) and an occasional wrestler.

 

As of 2018, Angle has an estimated net worth of $25 million. He has married twice in his life. To know more in detail read this full article. 

Early Life of Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle was born as Kurt Steven Angle on December 9, 1968, in Mt. Lebanon Township, Pennsylvania, United States. He is American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Angle was raised alongside his four older brothers and a sister by their parents: Jackie and David Angle. He went to the Clarion University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 1993. In 2003, his sister died. 

Professional Career of Kurt Angle

In the years 1996, Angle began his wrestling career professionally with Extreme Championship Wrestling where he wrestled for a year. That same year, he won an Olympic gold medal in freestyle wrestling the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.

Later two years, Angle signed a long-term contract with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF now WWE). Angle took part in the Royal Rumble but was eliminated by Shawn Michaels, causing Angle to return to the ring to eliminate Michaels in retaliation 2005.

During his tenure in WWF/WWE, Kurt Angle was a six-time world champion, a one-time United States Champion, one-time Intercontinental Champion, one-time European Champion, one-time Hardcore Champion, and one-time WWE Tag Team Champion. He also wrestled in TNA, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion, and the Independent Circuit.

After Vince McMahon appointed Angle as the new general manager of Raw, he made his first WWE appearance on the April 3 episode after Wrestlemania 33. On 20th October, WWE announced Angle's in-ring return after 11 years, replacing Roman Reigns and teaming with Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose to face Kane, Braun Strowman, The Miz, Sheamus, and Cesaro in a 5-on-3 handicap Tables, Ladders, and Chairs match at TLC: Ladders & Chairs.

When the McMahons announced on the December 17, 2018, edition of Raw that, as a united group, they were taking over both Raw and SmackDown, Angle was effectively eliminated as General Manager. 

Acting Career

Angle has revealed an interest in pursuing an acting career after retiring from professional wrestling. In 2008, he made his acting debut as a racist prison deputy in the short film Chains. Furthermore, he has also appeared in various films like Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, Warrior, Death from Above, Pain & Gain, and The Last Witch Hunter. 

Other Endeavors

In 1996, Angle became a marketing representative for Protos Foods. The following years, he served for a year as a sportscaster on Pittsburgh's local Fox affiliate WPGH-TV. Also, he did a commercial for Pittsburgh-based pizza chain Pizza Outlet. On 18th September 2001, his book It's True It's True was published.

Kurt Angle's Personal Life

Kurt Angle has married twice in his life.  He first tied the knot with Karen Smedley on December 19, 1998. Unfortunately, their conjugal life did not sustain long. In September 2008, Kurt Angle’s wife filed a divorce against him. Together they have two children, a daughter named Kyra Angle (born December 2, 2002) and a son named Kody Angle (born October 26, 2016).

In 2010, it was reported that Angle got engaged to actress Giovanna Yannotti. Together they have a daughter who was born on January 22, 2011. They married on July 20, 2012. Their second daughter named Sophia Laine Angle was born on December 31, 2012. On Nov 5, 2016, Giovanna gave birth to her third child named Nikoletta Sky Angle.

Kurt Angle is a philanthropist. He supports many charities, including the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Wounded Warriors, Compassion International, and Make-A-Wish. .Kurt Angle is a good friend of Steve Austin Stone Cold.

Kurt Angle's Net worth and Endorsements

The 50 years aged former professional wrestler and on-screen general manager for the Raw brand has earned a massive amount of net worth throughout his career. As of 2018, Kurt Angle has an estimated net worth of $25 million including all of properties and earnings( $5 million lesser in comparison to the fellow wrestler, Triple H. He used to make an annual average salary of $800,000, form WWE.

Apart from earnings from his earnings from wrestling, he too has endorsed for several brands. Some of them are Direct Auto Insurance, Vocelli’s Pizza, Subway-WWE Wrestlemania, 5 Wrestlemania, and Wrestlemania Harry Met Sally. He is also a successful actor. The Last Witch Hunter was his last movie which released in 2015. He makes his appearance in the television world too.  

On January 16, 2017, it was announced by WWE that Kurt Angle would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on March 31, 2017. Kurt Angle is one of the phenomenal wrestlers of the wrestling world. He has a very good height of 6 feet, which is around 1.82m. His salary is outstanding. He has a whopping net worth of $20 million. He has massive followers on social networking sites.


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