Marc Mero Net Worth

June 4, 2023
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Marc Mero was born on the 9th July 1960, in Buffalo, New York State USA, and is a retired professional wrestler, best known under the name Johnny B. Badd, competing in the World Championship Wrestling and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. Marc was also an amateur boxer. His career was active from 1990 until 2006.

Have you ever wondered how rich Marc Mero is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Marc Mero`s net worth is as high as $3 million, an amount he earned largely through his successful career as a wrestler.

Marc Mero Net Worth $3 Million

Marc`s parents divorced when he was still a child, and he lived with his mother and two siblings in his hometown until he was 13, when the family moved to Liverpool, New York. Marc became interested in hockey and started playing in the Mid State Youth Hockey League, and when he was 15 years old, played for the Syracuse Stars Junior Hockey Team. However, as he got older, Marc focused on football, and with the Liverpool High School team won the New York State Public High School Athletic Association title. Also, Marc started his boxing career the same year, and won four New York State titles. He wanted to become a professional boxer, however, his career was put to an end, after he broke his nose, and he switched to wrestling, and trained with Malenkos.

In 1991 he made his debut appearance in the Floridian Sun Coast Professional Wrestling promotion. S few months late Mero made an appearance on the World Championship Wrestling television shooting; he participated in a match that night, but lost to Doom. After several months as a jobber, he signed a contract with the WCW, thanks to the legendary Dusty Rhodes, and was given the nickname Johnny B. Badd. In his first tenure with WCW he won the WCW World Television Championship three times, which only increased his net worth.

In 1996 he quit WCW, and joined World Wrestling Federation; the same year he joined, Marc defeated wrestler Faarooq Asad for the vacant Intercontinental Championship. Unfortunately he lost the title the same year to Hunter Hearst Helmsley. In 1998 he fought against Duane Gill for the WWF Light Heavyweight Championship belt, however he lost that title, and the next year he left the WWF.

He stayed out of wrestling for a couple of years due to injuries and needed shoulder surgery, and returned in 2001, signing with the X Wrestling Federation. That lasted for a year, as the X Wrestling Federation ceased to operated; nevertheless, it certainly increased Marc`s net worth.

After that, in 2004 Marc appeared in the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as Johnny B. Badd, and he wrestled for the TNA until 2005, after which he announced his retirement in 2006.

Following his retirement, Marc opened the Marc Mero Body Slam Training Institute, the successful management of which also adds to his net worth.

Marc has stated in several interviews that he used steroids and other anabolic drugs throughout his career, and that drugs and steroids have caused numerous deaths of wrestlers; he once made a list of 25 dead wrestlers whom he had fought.

Regarding his personal life, Marc has been married to Darlene Spezzi since 2009. Previously, he was married to Rena Sable Greek, who worked as his manager; they married in 1992 and divorced in 2004. He adopted Rena`s daughter from her previous marriage.
Marc has had health issues; he was diagnosed with an enlarged heart and needed a heart valve transplant, however, overtime his heart shrank, and for now he is safe.

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