WWE Star Rusev Net Worth – Wiki, Age, Family

By | March 9, 2018

WWE superstar bulky wrestler Rusev net worth is $2 million in 2018. Originally from Bulgaria, his real name is Miroslav Barnyashev. Find out Rusev wiki from height, age, weight, girlfriend turned wife and salary detail. Anyone who is even slightly familiar with professional wrestling, have heard the name of Rusev.  He is a powerlifter, world renowned wrestler and is currently signed to the American professional wrestling promotion, WWE. He is the first Bulgarian to be indicted to the WWE and wrestled for the federation. Rusev has a number of accolades under his belt including the two-time winner of WWE United States Championship.


Full name Miroslav Barnyashev
Birth Date December 25, 1985
Nationality Bulgarian
Height 6 feet / 1.83 m
Parents Slavka Barnyasheva
Net Worth $1 Million
Source of Income wrestler
Annual Salary $200,000
Sibling N/A
Children N/A
Ethnicity White
Wife Lana

Rusev was born as Miroslav Barnyashev on December 25, 1985 in Plovdiv, People’s Republic Of Bulgaria. While growing up he had an active participation in a number of sports including rowing and powerlifting. In the 2000s, Rusev emigrated from Bulgaria to USA to become a professional wrestler. He first settled in Virginia, but soon relocated to California, where he trained under champion wrestlers like Gangrel and Rikishi. Opportunities came swiftly, and in September, 2010, he was signed in with the WWE. He was at first assigned to WWE’s Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) developmental territory in Tampa. Unfortunately, in 2012, Rusev broke his neck, which resulted in a temporary paralysis of his left arm. During his rehabilitation period, he went to Thailand and learned the martial art Muay Thai.

Being the part of WWE since 2010 as a professional wrestler, Rusev net worth is now $2 million, while other sites are still claiming $1 million which was last updated in 2016.

Rusev lovely house

Don’t forget to check out other well known wrestlers like John Layfield (better known as JBL), Bobby Roode and Ted Dibiase’s earning details here. The onset of 2014 saw Rusev to adopt a Russophillic attitude and a strong anti-American feeling. This resulted in a growing condemnation from American viewers and media and even his native land of Bulgaria. Popular newspapers like Washington Post and Daily Beast criticized Rusev’s and his then manager, Lana’s stance on the Russophillic issue. However, on November 3 of 2014, Rusev went on to win his first WWE Championship title, becoming the first Bulgarian to win so.

Rusev was able to hold on to his title for an undefeated 146 days before losing it to John Cena in a rematch at Wrestlemania 31. Rusev  is happily married with his manager Lana, whose real name is Catherine Joy Perry, in 2016. They reside in Nashville, Tennessee and own a big house.

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