How much is WWE Undertaker’s net worth? He has an estimated net worth of US$24 million. He is mentioned as the greatest professional wrestler of all time. He is currently signed to WWE where he has turned into a seven-time world heavyweight champion. He has held World Heavyweight Championship three times and the WWF/E Championship four times. There are talks about his retirements in the media following his comments and desire not returning to the ring again in 2020. Some online sources claim that he wants to spend time with his wife and kids for which he has planned for retirement.
What is his real and other nicknames?
Most of his fans are unaware of his real name which is “Mark William Calaway”. He has been given multiple nicknames in the ring and the most common is ‘The Deadman’. ‘The Undertaker’ is his ring name. Other popular nicknames of him are ‘The Phenom’, ‘The Lord Of Darkness’, ‘The Last Outlaw’, ‘The American Bad Ass’, ‘The Prince Of Darkness’, ‘The Demon of Death Valley’, ‘Big Devil’, ‘Red Devil’, ‘Big Evil’, ‘Kane The Undertaker’, ‘Taker’, ‘The O.D. – Original Deadman’, ‘Texas Red’, ‘The Punisher’, ‘Punisher Dice Morgan’, ‘Cain the Undertaker’, ‘The Commando’ and ‘Mean Mark.’
How old is The Undertaker?
He was born on March 24, 1965, which makes his age be 56 years old as of 2021. He is from Houston, Texas, the U.S. Considering his birthday, his zodiac sign is Aries.
How tall is The Deadman?
All-time greatest wrestler The Undertaker has a tall height of 6 feet and 8 inches or 203 cm. His weight is 304 lbs or 238 kilograms. His distinctive features include his tattoos, towering height and headbands. His chest, arms (biceps) and waist measure 53, 18.5 and 38.5 inches or 135, 47 and 98 cm respectively. The wrestler is blessed with red-colored hair and green colored eyes. He needs a shoe size of 16 as per the United States measurement.
Who is Mark William Calaway’s wife?
The Deadman has been married thrice. His first wife’s name is Jodi Lynn with whom he married in 1989. They remained married for about a decade and got divorced in the year 1999.
The following year, he tied his knot with Sara Frank in 2000. In 2001, Frank appeared in WWE (then named WWF) where she was acknowledged as Calaway’s wife and the appearance was made as a part of a feud between Calaway and Diamond Dallas Page. They encountered differences that made them got divorced in 2007.
He is currently married to retired professional wrestler Michelle McCool who is popular for being a two-time WWE Women’s Champion and two-time WWE Divas Champion. They celebrated their wedding on June 26, 2010. The pair is having a perfect conjugal life together and has a deep understanding as both of them comes come from the wrestling profession.
How many children does Calaway have?
He is blessed with four children from his three marriages. With his first wife Jodi Lynn, he had a son named Gunner Vincent Calaway (born 1993). He turned father to two daughters named Chasey Calaway and Gracie Calaway with his second wife Sara Frank. With his third wife, he has a daughter named Kaia Faith Calaway (born 2012).
The Undertaker is a devout Christian and has a strong belief and trust in God. His wife too is a devout Christian and used to incorporate Christian crosses on her wrestling attire.
Calaway attended Waltrip High School from where he graduated in 1983. In his school days, he was very active in sports like basketball and football. For his higher education, he went to Angelina College where he used to represent the college’s basketball team. Later, he migrated to joined Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth in 1985 where he was a student of sports management. He left the university in the following year and later switched his interest to wrestling from basketball.
Who are his parents?
The Undertaker is the son of Betty Catherine Calaway Truby (mother) and Frank Compton Calaway (father). His father left this world on July 22, 2003. He has four older brothers named Timothy, Michael, David and Paul Calaway who is also a police officer.
Are The Undertaker and Kane stepbrothers in real life?
The storylines in WWE have portrayed wrestlers The Undertaker and Kane as half-brothers. They aren’t related in real life and doesn’t carry a blood relationship. However, they are still presented as half-brothers and their tag team was presented as The Brothers of Destruction. The storyline half-brothers were able to earn one WCW Tag Team Championship and two WWF Tag Team Championships.
Which is the highest-rated match of The Undertaker?
A match between The Undertaker and Stone Cold Steve Austin which took place on June 28, 1999 turned the highest-rated segment in Raw history. The 12-minute match drew a 9.5 rating.
The most popular finishing move of The Deadman is Chokeslam. His other finishing moves are Devil’s Triangle / Hell’s Gate, Callous Clutch / Iron Claw, Last Ride, Flatliner Fist, Heat-seeking Missile and Tombstone Piledriver.
He has also noted for his signature moves like a big boot, back body drop, fujiwara armbar, bearhug into thrust spine buster, chokehold, running leg drop, running elbow drop, running DDT, sidewalk slam, reverse STO, soup bones, TCB – Takin’ Care of Business, triangle choke, snake eyes followed by running bigfoot and clothesline.
He made his professional wrestling career debut on June 26, 1987, and initially worked for World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) as various gimmicks. He appeared into the limelight after turning as the WCWA Texas Heavyweight Champion and USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion.
In 1989, he signed with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) where he played under the ring name “Mean” Mark Callous. In 1990, he joined the World Wrestling Federation which is now named as WWE where he made his debut as ‘Kane the Undertaker’ on November 19, 1990, at a taping of Superstars. His on-camera debut was made at Survivor Series as a heel on November 22. In his first match, he eliminated Koko B. Ware in a minute and later eliminated Dusty Rhodes before being counted out. He was referred to as ‘The Undertaker’ and the name ‘Kane’ was omitted and was dropped after the event. The ring name ‘Kane’ was given to another wrestler named Glenn Thomas Jacobs who was presented as Undertaker’s younger brother and is currently the Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee.
On March 24, 1991, he made his WrestleMania debut at WrestleMania after having victory over “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka. His first major feud came when he attacked The Ultimate Warrior locking him in an airtight casket. He won against Animal in the 1991 King of the Ring in a qualifying match. He earned his first WWF Championship by defeating Hulk Hogan with the help of Ric Flair at Survivor Series. This made him become the youngest WWF Champion in history, the record was later broken by Yokozuna in April 1993 at WrestleMania IX.
In the late 1990s, he expressed his desire for controlling WWF by displacing its owner Vince McMahon. This made a rivalry between The Corporation and The Ministry and later a match was held between Corporation enforcer, Big Boss Man and Undertaker. They faced in a Hell in a Cell match at WrestleMania XV where Undertaker was able to gain victory. He also won against Corporation member Ken Shamrock at Backlash: In Your House after interference from Bradshaw.
As a part of the storyline, he kidnapped Stephanie McMahon and later even tried to marry her where Steve Austin rescued Stephanie McMahon. A match was held between Undertaker and Austin with Shane McMahon as a special guest referee. Undertaker defeated Austin for his third WWF Championship but later lost to Austin on the Raw following King of the Ring.
He also teamed with Big Show forming a tag team named “The Unholy Alliance” which was able to secure WWF World Tag Team Championship twice. Because of his physical injuries, he was seen as being more vocal on the mic compensating for the lack of physical activity. He was threatened to be removed from the Unforgiven main event by Vince McMahon on the September 23, 1999, episode of SmackDown!.
On January 28, 2007, he recorded his first win in a Royal Rumble match where he eliminated Shawn Michaels at the last. He was chosen to face Batista at WrestleMania 23. Later, he teamed with Batista to face the team of Shawn Michaels and John Cena for the World Tag Team Championship. They lost the match when Batista took revenge against Undertaker by hitting him with a spinebuster which made John Cena pin against him and won the match.
On April 1 at WrestleMania 23, Undertaker successfully defeated Batista making him receive World Heavyweight Championship for the first time. The two-faced again in a rematch at Backlash which ended in a draw as both of them couldn’t stand on their feet by the referee’s count of ten. They again faced in a steel cage match which again in a draw as both the wrestlers touched the floor at the same time.
After completion of the match, Mark Henry appeared in the ring and assaulted Undertaker who was already exhausted. Edge found an opportunity and suddenly ran in the ring to cash his Money in the Bank briefcase. Undertaker was able to kick out of two quick pin attempts but later he couldn’t remain in the match after having two spears from Edge.
On January 27, 2008, he participated in the Royal Rumble match at number 1. He was eliminated by Shawn Michaels. John Cena became the winner of the match by eliminating Triple H at the last. Other participants were The Great Khali, John Morrison, Hornswoggle, CM Punk, The Miz, Carlito, Finlay, Big Daddy V, Chavo Guerrero, Kane and so on.
Undertaker won the SmackDown Elimination Chamber match where he defeated Finally, The Great Khali, MVP, Big Daddy V and Batista to become the number one contender at WrestleMania XXIV for Edge’s World Heavyweight Championship. He defeated Edge with the Hell’s Gate submission hold marking his 16th WrestleMania win securing World Heavyweight Championship for the second time. He retained the title in a rematch at Backlash.
After nine-month hiatus, he returned on January 30, 2012, episode of Raw challenging Triple H. They faced in a Hell in a Cell match where Shawn Michaels was introduced as a special guest referee. He defeated Triple H at WrestleMania XXVIII extending his Streak to 20–0.
He made his appearance on the 1000th episode of Raw to help his storyline brother Kane who was confronted by Tyler Reks, Jinder Mahal, Curt Hawkins, Drew McIntyre and Camacho. The two brothers (Brothers of Destructions) proved to be dominating over six other wrestlers.
He was challenged by Bray Wyatt in early 2015 to a match at WrestleMania 31. He accepted the challenge and was successful in defeating Wyatt after two Tombstone Piledrivers on March 29, 2015. He made his return in July at Battleground by attacking Brock Lesnar at a time where Lesnar was about to defeat Seth Rollins. They faced at SummerSlam in August where Undertaker was able to controversially defeat Lesnar. They were put together at Hell in a Cell match where Undertaker lost the match after Lesnar charging him a low blow and executing F-5 for the third time.
Despite the loss, the crowd gave him an ovation but Undertaker was again attacked by The Wyatt Family which comprised Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, Luke Harper and Erick Rowan. The Wyatt Family captured Kane in the following night and Wyatt explained that the demonic powers of the brothers are stolen by them.
This made the return of The Brothers of Destruction who attacked The Wyatt Family. A tag team match was set up at Survivor Series where Undertaker was honored for his 25 years in WWE. The Brothers of Destruction faced Wyatt and Harper and defeated them.
The Undertaker faced Shane McMahon (son of Vince McMahon) who made his return to WWE for the first time since 2009. They were kept in a Hell in a Cell match at WrestleMania where Shane was offered the control of Raw if he won the match. It was a deal that if Undertaker lost to Shane, it would be his last match at WrestleMania. On April 3, he defeated Shane following weeks of physical confrontations and mind games.
On January 9, 2017, episode of Raw, he announced to compete at the Royal Rumble match. The same month, he confronted Goldberg and Brock Lesnar. On January 29, 2017, at Royal Rumble, he entered at number 29. He was able to eliminate four wrestlers (Sami Zayn, Baron Corbin, The Miz and Goldberg). However, he was eliminated by Roman Reigns who was the number 30 entrant. A feud was created between Undertaker and Reigns and they faced in a No Holds Barred match at WrestleMania 33 on April 2. After five spears from Reigns, he lost the match marking his second loss in WrestleMania. He exited from the ring after putting down his gloves, hat and coat in the center of the ring.
On October 6, he faced Triple H at Super Show-Down in Australia in a no disqualification match. He lost the match following the interference from Shawn Michaels. This made the reunion of The Brothers of Destruction and D-Generation X who faced on November 2 at Crown Jewel.
The Undertaker didn’t appear on WrestleMania 35 which was the first WrestleMania since WrestleMania 2000 not featuring him which took place on April 7, 2019. The following day, he appeared in the ring attacking Elias while he was giving his musical performance. On June 7, he faced Goldberg at Super ShowDown in Saudi Arabia and successfully defeated him.
He appeared in the June 24, 2019, episode of Raw attacking Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre who were dominating Roman reigns in a handicap match. The Undertaker and Roman Reigns faced Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre in a No Holds Barred tag team match and successfully got victory over them.
On February 27, 2020, he returned at Super ShowDown in Saudi Arabia making a surprise appearance by replacing Rey Mysterio where he defeated AJ Styles. This created feud between Undertaker and Styles and they faced at WrestleMania 36. He was able to grab victory over Styles despite the assistance of Gallows and Anderson.
The Undertaker hinted about his retirement during the final episode of the Undertaker: The Last Ride documentary on June 21, 2020, where he stated that he has nothing left to prove. He received thank you messages from WWE and other many wrestlers alongside numerous public figures.
He is one of the greatest wrestlers of all time who has contributed for over three decades in the WWF/ WWE world. Through a 2013 Digital Spy poll, he was chosen as the greatest WWE wrestler ever. He was also praised as the greatest professional wrestler of all time by Big Show. He is the favorite wrestler of WWE’s CEO/ Chairman Vince McMahon and wrestler Mark Henry. According to Jim Ross, there is no greater WWE star ever than him.
In 2016, he was even recognized by Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition for having the most consecutive victories at WrestleMania. He was also mentioned as “the world’s greatest sportsman” by Telegraph journalist Tom Fordy in November 2015.
The official Twitter account of The Deadman is reachable @undertaker where he is being followed by more than 260k followers. Find him on Instagram @undertaker where he has amassed over 3.2 million followers.