Bruno Sammartino 's Net Worth
Facts of Bruno Sammartino 's Net Worth
|Net worth||$4 million|
|Date of Birth:||1935 October 6|
|First Name||Bruno Leopoldo Francesco|
|Age:||83 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 10 Inch|
Bruno Sammartino 's Net Worth
Retired Italian-native American professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino is a WWE Hall Of Famer and undoubtedly one of the most established entertainers in the history of WWE. He is a living legend of WWE who holds a net worth of $4 million.
Born In pizzoferrato, Italy on October 6, 1935, and one of the longest-running champion of the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF).
So let’s explore the net worth of one of the longest raining WWE championship title holders in the history of wrestling show here on today’s issue.
Pittsburg’s resident and 2013 hall of Famer Net Worth and salary from WWWF and WWF career
Sammartino moved to the States and settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where his father had already lived for several years during the period of World War II. He in early 60’s went on to become the strongest man on the planet and still has good terms of friendship with actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who handed him the Hall of Famer award for his contribution in WWE. Reportedly he was handed the price of $5000 along with the award.
He had the most decorated entrance into the world of pro-wrestling. The story of his recruitment to WWE is not less than any movie plot. In 1959 he lifted 565 pounds and caught the eye of Vincent J. McMahon who was the founder of WWWF and a promoter. For his unbelievable athletic properties, he became an overnight sensation in the field of pro-wrestling.
His legacy doesn’t stop there, he further went on to become the commentator as well as an analyst for WWE and directed Mr. McMahon who was able to build a $4 billion worth company under his advice.
After all this, The fact that still remains unsaid is, he is among those wrestlers who never appeared or played any other sports through his career to earn a whopping net worth of $4 million appearing in the era where PPV and TRP’s were nothing but a myth.
He also went on to become wrestling promoters and became one of the most valuable players in the history of WWE. He is called the living legend of WWE and we hope he lives a sound life as a retired professional wrestler.
The level of respect that he held in the eye of WWE universe was clearly seen while he was receiving the WWE Hall of Fame. Though he in an interview stated that he clearly wanted the kind of ceremony they held for a non-wrestling guy like Mike Tyson.
Here is what he said in his own words:
"I told McMahon this: 'You want me in there? You really do, huh? Show me the respect you showed the non-wrestling people.' The Mike Tysons, the Pete Rose, and these other ball players that he used and show biz people. Show me the kind of respect you showed those people and I’ll consider it."
And so did actually happened, they put on quite a show for the former wrestling Hall Of Famer and presence of Arnold was just a cherry on the top. Triple H was the host to introduce him and he really proved, no matter how old you get if you dedicate yourself to any field selflessly fans will remember.