What is American Professional Wrestler Ron Killings Net Worth? Wrestler, Rapper & Actor Career Better Known Under the Ring Name R-Truth
Ron Killings is an American professional wrestler rapper, and the actor better known under the ring name R-Truth. He has performed on the Raw and Smackdown brand. Previously, he has won United States champion one-time, Tag Team Champion one time & two times Hardcore Champion. Currently, he is the WWE 24/7 Champion in his record 24th reign.
What is Ron Killings Net Worth?
American wrestler rapper, and actor, Ron Killings has an estimated net worth is around $2 million as of 2019. Similarly, his earnings from his professional career is around $550,000 as a base salary. In the year 2018, his annual salary is around $550,000 from WWE according to reports.
Similarly, his annual salary in the year 2017 was around $350,000 from WWE according to reports. He earns money from merchandise sales and bonuses from headlining pay-per-view events. Also, he owns a beautiful house in Indian Trail, North Carolina. He has several cars for driving which he often flaunts on his Instagram.
The average salary of WWE wrestler makes between $500,000 to $1 million a year as a basic salary according to WWE. A professional wrestler gets a contract with the company stating a number of years, basic salary plus bonuses and some other clauses concerning factors like a release, retirement, injury layouts and what not.
Similarly, the main roster makes guaranteed $500,000 a year while some top names rack in much more than that WWE confirmed that every wrestler.
In the year 1997, Ron Killings aka R-Truth started his professional wrestling career. He wrestled at Independent Circuit and stayed from 1997 to 2000 at the beginning of his career. From 1998 to 2002, he worked for World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) as K-Kwik forming a team with “Road Dogg” Jesse James, and winning the WWF Hardcore Championship twice.
After that, he joined Jeff Jarrett’s new promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) in 2002. He won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship twice as Ron “The Truth” Killings. He is the first African-American wrestler to win the title. Also, he formed 3Live Kru with James and Konnan and the trio held the NWA World Tag Team Championship twice.
Before leaving TNA in late 2007, he won the TNA World Tag Team Championship with Team Pacman with football player Adam Jones. In the year 2008, he joined WWE & rebranded as R-Truth. As R-Truth, he won the WWE United States Championship. After that, he won WWE Tag Team Championship with Kofi Kingston.
He was elevated to main event status, headlining the Capitol Punishment pay-per-view against WWE Champion John Cena in 2011. Also, he formed a tag team with The Miz, called the Awesome Truth, facing John Cena and The Rock at Survivor Series. He was used as a comedy wrestler and primarily wrestled on the undercard until 2018.
In the following year, he teamed with Carmella to win the second edition of the Mixed Match Challenge. In January 2019, he then captured the United States Championship for a second time. He won the newly instated WWE 24/7 Championship later that year.
His Acting Career
R-Truth is a successful actor. He has acted in several movies that include Head of State, The Wrestler, and Break Dance Revolution as of now.
Similarly, he is successful as a rapper. His popular studio albums are Invinceable, and Killingit. Also, he is a playable character in various video games: WWE RAW, WWE Smackdown, WWE 2K16, and others.
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