How much is The Undertaker worth? $17 million
How did The Undertaker earn his money and wealth?
Mark William Calaway popularly known as The Undertaker was born in Houston, Texas, the United States on March 24th, 1965. Born to parents, Frank Compton Calaway and Betty Catherine Truby, Mark or The Undertaker has four older brothers Paul, Timothy, David, and Michael.
He attended the Waltrip High School, and later after completing his graduation in 1983, he pursued higher studies at the Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas. Mark William Calaway was a great basketball player, a sport he pursued after he enrolled himself at the Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, Texas, where he focused on basketball for the Rams during the years 1985–1986. Soon in 1986, Mark William Calaway dropped out from the university to focus on being a professional wrestler.
The Undertaker is now an American WWE professional wrestler. He began his career with the World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) in the year 1984, under the ring name, Texas Red. Soon in the year 1989, William Calaway came to be known by the ring name “Mean Mark” Callous. After much struggle, in the year 1990, he joined the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). According to MTV News, The Undertaker is regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all the time till date. The Undertaker’s gimmick was horror-themed that had links with the supernatural. In the early 2000, his character was reinvented as a biker, which was again reinvented in 2004.
The Undertaker is also named as the “soul of the WWE” after he was teamed with WWE wrestler Kane. Together, they were named as The Brothers Of Destruction. He is infact an older half-brother to Kane, the WWE wrestler. The Undertaker is known for an unprecedented run of twenty-one straight victories at the WWE i.e. WrestleMania, combining all match events of WrestleMania 13, WrestleMania XXIV, WrestleMania XXVI, and WrestleMania 33, pay-per-view.
The Undertaker has won the WWF/WWE championship four times and became a three time winner of the WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship in the year 1991. He has also won the Royal Rumble in 2007. The Undertaker, as an actor made his film debut in the year 1991 with Suburban Commando, playing the role of Hutch. He has also been part of the film in guest appearances which include Celebrity Deathmatch, and Poltergeist: The Legacy. He had been part of Jimmy Kimmel Live! in the year 2003 and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in the year 2015. The Undertaker is at present married to wrestler Michelle McCool, on June 26th, 2010.
What are the highlights of The Undertaker’s wrestling career?
- Ranked at No. 21 in the top 500 singles wrestlers of the “PWI Years” in 2003
- Ranked at No. 2 in the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2002
- Eyegore Award (2000)
- WWF’s Greatest Hit (1996) at Slammy Awards
- Star of the Highest Magnitude (1997) at Slammy Award
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