|Real Name/Full Name:||Ryback Allen Reeves|
|Age:||53 years old|
|Birth Date:||November 10, 1981|
|Birth Place:||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Melissa Reeves|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Ryback Gay?||No|
|Salary:||$655,500 per year|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$5 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2023|
Ryback is one of the most popular wrestlers and most loved by WWE fans from all over the world. The wrestler was part of a few local wrestling circuits before joining the WWE and rising to fame in no time. He is currently fighting in the international independent course and sure proves he doesn’t need WWE to stick to being famous.
Maybe you know about Ryback very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Ryback’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Ryback Allen Reeves was born on November 10, 1981, in Las Vegas, Nevada. From the young age of eight, he had a deep-rooted passion for the art of wrestling. The World Wrestling Federation invited him while he was just 12 to be the guest bell ringer in a live match. Reeves aspired to become a professional wrestler from quite a young age.
He started lifting and weight training while he was merely twelve years old. His childhood friend used to joke about him having the appearance like a gorilla, and that inspired Reeves to use the name “Silverback” in his early days, which later became “Ryback.”
While Reeves attended his schooling at the Western High school and the Palo Verde High School, he was excellent in various other sports, including baseball and football. While he was attending Community College in South Nevada, he played college baseball while he was in his freshman year.
Unfortunately, Ryback broke his leg and ended up missing the following two seasons. He then enrolled in the fitness management program at the University of Nevada. He spent two years training before working part-time as a professional wrestler at Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino.
Unlike most of the sports icons, Ryback doesn’t spend most of his time over social media but instead tries to improve himself in his field of work. He shares not many details regarding how his day to day life is, and hence it is hard to make any statements regarding it.
Although the news of Reeves marrying the reality TV star Melissa in 2004 spread like a wildfire over the internet and the couple received much love from all over the globe. The couple has been spotted together at many matches, and it appears they have found they’re happy ever after.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on November 10 1981, Ryback is 53 years old as of today’s date 28th January 2023. His height is 1.91 m tall, and his weight is 132 kg.
As a professional wrestler, Reeves made his debut in the hit wrestling show “Smackdown.” Even though Ryback didn’t emerge to be victorious in the end, his impeccable performance in the season finale did get a notice by the WWE, and he was offered a contract. After he became a part of the WWE, he received his training in DSW for the next two years. Ryback Reeves joined the Florida Wrestling Championship in 2008, and Ryback became a part of “The Nexus Show” from 2010 to 2011.
The projects he has worked on include Tough Enough, Ohio Valley Wrestling, Florida Championship, WWE Championship, RybAxel, Intercontinental Champion, Final Storyline and departure, and Independent Circuits. Ryback then went onto train under AI Snow, Jody Hamilton, and Bill DeMott. He was most famous for his character description in “Goldberg meets The Ultimate Warrior meets Rob Van Dam’s tights.” His signature moves are trendy, which include back body drop, bearhug, big boot, diving splash, and his infamous finishing move the Silverback attack.
He faced a contract dispute with WWE and decided to leave the organization in August of 22016. He has now started numerous businesses of his own, including his nutrition products, writing a book, and hosting a podcast. Ryback showed the world that your love for your work could take you to new heights by itself, and you wouldn’t need someone to hold you back.
Awards & Achievements
Ryback has won numerous awards over his career including HLW Heavyweight Championship, OVW Heavyweight Championship, Feud of the Year in 2010, Most Hated Wrestler in 2020, Most Improved Wrestler in 2012, RRW World Championship, WWE Intercontinental Championship, Slammy Awards 5 times, WrestlePro Tag Team along with Pat Buck.
Net Worth & Salary of Ryback in 2023
As a wrestler, Ryback Reeves had a salary of $655,500 per year, and over the period has generated a net worth of $5 million as of January 2023. Although he has left WWE, he now has various other sources of income after he started his nutrition line and podcast.
Reeves has shown his sportsmanship over various occasions and has dedicated nearly his entire life to wrestling. From a mere child with big dreams to one of the most renowned wrestlers of all time, Reeves proves the fact that anything could be attainable if you work hard enough for it.