The Undertaker is a popular professional wrestler, who is American in nationality. He is one of the current most credible wrestlers handled by WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). In fact, he is the longest-tenured in-ring performer of the said organization.
Net Worth: $16 million
Income Sources: The Undertaker has gained a lot of money in his great wrestling career. He is known in fighting in WrestleMania, where he earned $1.8 million, and in WrestleMania 30 where he gained $500,000. Every year, his estimated average salary is around $1.5 million. It is also recorded that he earned huge amount of money in a number of brand endorsements for around $222,500.
Full Name: Mark William Calaway
Born: 24th March, 1965
Marital Status: In the year 1989, he got married with Jodi Lynn. After 10 years of marriage, they got divorced. In the year 2000, het got married again to Sarah Frank, but got divorced in 2007. Currently, he is happily married to a professional female wrestler Michelle Leigh McCool. They tie the knot in the year 2010.
Height/Weight: He stands 6 feet and 10 inches, and weighs 136 kilograms.
The Undertaker was raised in the progressive city of Houston in the US state of Texas. He is the son of Betty Catherine Truby and Frank Compton Calaway. His father died last July 22, 2003. He is the youngest amongst the 5 all-boy siblings. His older brothers are Timothy, Paul, Michael, and David. When talking about his educational background, The Undertaker attended high school in Waltrip High School. He is absolutely an athletic type of a person even before he entered into the wrestling world. In fact, he used to be a member of the basketball team of Waltrip High School. He graduated in this school in the year 1983. He spent his college days in Texas Wesleyan University, where he also joined the school’s basketball team.
The Undertaker’s successful wrestling career started way back in the year 1984 under the agency of WCCW (World Class Championship Wrestling). In the year 1989 up to some months in the year 1990, he became famous in his ring name “Mean” Mark Callous under the organization of WCW (World Championship Wrestling). In a certain month in 1990 after his contract with WCW, he signed a contract again under World Wrestling Federation (WWF) that is currently named World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Originally, he was nicknamed Kane the Undertaker in his first television wrestling project “WWF Superstars”. The Undertaker has a very unique gimmick in the ring, in which he appears very scary and fierce. For 5 times, he grabbed the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Best Gimmick title because of that unique, effective wrestling gimmick. His greatest achievement so far was the The Streak. It is the term used in his 21 straight wins in wrestling matches in WWE like in WrestleMania, pay-per-view (PPV), WrestleMania XXIV, and WrestleMania XXVI. Moreover, he held the WWE World Championship title for 4 times, 3 times with the World Heavyweight Championship title, and once with USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship.