Stone Cold Steve Austin is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, host, and media personality often regarded as the most profitable and influential wrestler. The six-time WWE Champion is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential professional wrestlers of all time.
Steve Austin retired from professional wrestling on March 31, 2003, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2009. He returned to the WWE in 2011 as the host of the reality series Tough Enough. Apart from his career as a wrestler, Austin is a well-known actor who has worked in many movies, which has helped him preserve a massive fortune.
The former WWE star Steve Austin has an estimated net worth of $30 million, including his properties and earnings. The former wrestler Steve Austin was once the most profitable in the WWE Universe. He is the only wrestler to win 3 Royal Rumbles and received the title of 1996 King of the Ring, significantly accounting for his net worth.
This great figure of his net Worth highlights his success. When Austin first signed with WCW in 1991, he earned $75,000 annually. Nevertheless, that was then bumped up to $275,000 in 1994. He then took a job with the WWF, where he emerged into the Stone Cold phenomenon.
He made over $5 million in 1998 and 1999 as WWF's top star. Moreover, during his tenure with WWF/WWE between 1999 and 2003, he earned $5-12 million. Additionally, his shirt was priced at $20 each back in 1999, which made WWE’s 500 Million merchandise sale of the year. Having an impressive fortune, Stone Cold lives a lavish life.
In 2005, Stone Cold bought a luxurious mansion in Malibu, California, for $3.1 million. Further, he purchased a three-bedroom house in Marina del Rey, California, for $1.9 million. He listed his four-bedroom house in Malibu, California, upon sale for $2.4 million in the following years.
Austins also has a huge collection of cars, including Range Rover, Bushwacker Jeep, Ford Bronco, Chevrolet Camaro, Buick Century wagon, Dodge Ramcharger, Mercedes-Benz SL55, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, and Corvette Z06.
After three unsuccessful marital relationships, in 2009, Steve Austin married Kristin Austin. His relationship is finally going in the right direction without rumors of separation or divorce.
Steve revealed that Kristin Feres had played a key role in the positive changes he has brought about in his life. Further, Kristin attends various red carpet and WWE events with her husband.
Steve Austin has married four times in his entire life. He first tied the knot with his high school sweetheart, Kathryn Burrhus, in 1990; however, after two years of marriage, their relationship ended in 1992. That same year, Austin married another woman named Jeanie Clarke. Jeanie is a former wrestler known by the ring name Lady Blossom.
And after seven years, the couple ended their marital relationship and divorced in 1999. Steve has two daughters with his second spouse; named Stephanie (born in 1991), Loren (born in 1994), and Cassidy (born in 1996). He has adopted the other daughter, Clarke's child, with her former husband, Chris Adams.
Steve Austin was married for the third time to Debra Marshall, a former wrestler, in 2000. They were together only for three years and separated in 2003. Besides, he is also controversial and often alleged domestic violence.
Initially, under various wrestling promotions, Steve Austin gained fame after joining World Championship Wrestling in 1991. He was introduced to Extreme Championship Wrestling by Paul Heyman in 1995. Austin was hired in WWF in late 1995 by Vince McMahon with the help of Kevin Nash and Jim Ross. He won fame after winning four federation championships and several other individual titles.
He was always in the limelight for his long-term feud with WWE CEO McMahon. In 1999 at WrestleMania XV, Stone Cold beat The Rock to win the WWE Championship but lost the belt to The Undertaker after some months. He regained the belt defeating him, and again lost to Triple H at No Mercy, letting the belt go.
Steve Austin defeated Triple H to reclaim the belt and won the tag team Championship with Triple H in 2001, defeating The Undertaker and Kane. He lost both championship belts but reclaimed the WWE Championship belt some months later, defeating Kurt Angle. Steve Austin retired from his professional wrestling career in 2003 after losing against Dwayne The Rock Johnson at WrestleMania XIX.
Austin held 19 championships throughout his wrestling career, as he is a six-time WWF Champion, a two-time Intercontinental Champion, and a four-time WWF Tag Team Champion. Since then, he has often made guest appearances in WWE to boost the organization's popularity. In 2009, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame for his contribution and achievements.
Stone Cold has appeared in numerous movies to date. His popular works include The Condemned, The Expendables, The Stranger, Knockout, Chain of Command, etc. Likewise, he has also worked in some video games, including WCW: The Main Event.
Steve Austin was born Steven James Anderson on December 18, 1964, in Austin, Texas, United States. Austin was raised by his loving parents, James, and Beverly Anderson.
Steve has three brothers, Scott, Kevin, and Jeff, and a younger sister named Jennifer. He attended Edna High School but later got a football scholarship at Wharton County Junior College, followed by a full scholarship at the University of North Texas.