Mark Schultz Net Worth

Mark Schultz Net Worth is
$2 Million

Mark Schultz Biography

Mark Philip Schultz was born on the 26th October 1960, in Palo Alto, California USA of British, Jewish and Ukrainian ancestry. He is perhaps best known for being a former professional wrestler, who was an American Olympic and World champion in freestyle wrestling. The gold medal won in wrestling in 1984 in the Olympic Games was with his older brother, Dave Schultz. His professional wresting career was active from 1982 to 1988. Currently, Mark is working as a professional coach.

Have you ever wondered how rich Mark Schultz is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources it has been estimated that the total size of Mark’s net worth is as high as $2 million, which has been accumulated through his successful involvement in the sports industry not only as a professional wrestler, but also as a coach. Additional to his career, Mark has appeared in several TV shows, which also added to his net worth.

Mark Schultz Net Worth $2 Million

Mark Schultz was raised with older brother, Dave, by their parents Dorothy Jean St. Germain and Philip Gary Schultz. He attended Palo Alto High School, where he began wrestling under coach Ed Hart. Initially, he was interested in gymnastics, and he was one of the best athletes in his class, winning the Northern California All-Around Gymnastics Championships, but after a year he transferred Ashland, Oregon, and switched to wrestling. However, he then returned to Palo Alto High, but couldn`t compete very successfully, and finished with 4-6 record.
He continued to wrestle in college, firstly at UCLA, recording 18-8 in his first year, but then he transferred to the University of Oklahoma, where his dominance began. He finished college with three NCAA titles.

He turned professional at the 1982 World Cup, held in Toledo, and won the gold medal in the 82kg category. Two years later, he and his brother Mark competed in the Olympic Games, held in Los Angeles, both winning the gold medal. This contributed to increasing the overall size of Mark`s net worth by a large margin. He continued successfully the next year, when he participated at the World Championships held in Budapest, again winning the gold medal, which also added a lot to his overall net worth.

To speak further of his accomplishments, in 1987 he participated at the World Championships held in Clermont-Ferrand, where he also won the gold medal, and the same year he participated in the Pan American Games in Indianapolis, dominating the ring again by winning gold. He also competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, but finished only sixth, and decided to retire from wrestling.

He then started a coaching career, finding employment at Brigham Young University, where he served as head coach to 1994. Mark was also a part of the UFC, making his debut in 1996, at the UFC 9, against Gary Goodridge, defeating him in the first round, which also increased his net worth. Since then, Mark has worked privayely as a coach, which has maintained his net worth.

Thanks to his skills, Mark received several prestigious awards, and recognitions, including the induction in the California Wrestling Hall of Fame, and also in the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame with his brother Dave Schultz. Furthermore, Mark received the Lifetime Service Award by the California Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2013.

Mark has also been recognized as an author, publishing a memoir entitled “Foxcatcher: The True Story of My Brother’s Murder, John du Pont’s Madness, and the Quest for Olympic Gold” in 2014, which became the best-selling memoir published through New York Times, increasing further his net worth. His brother was shot dead when working privately for John du Pont in 1996.
When it comes to speak about his personal life, little is known about Mark Schultz in the media.

Full NameMark Schultz
Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 26, 1960
Place Of BirthPalo Alto, California, United States
Height1.78 m
Weight92 kg
EducationPalo Alto High School
SpouseKate Schultz
ChildrenSarah Jessica Schultz, Mark David Schultz
ParentsPhilip Gary Schultz, Dorothy Jean St. Germain
SiblingsDave Schultz, Michael Schultz, Seana Schultz
1It's not what you know, it's who you are.
2If someone or something pushes you, it's easier to push back and lean against it, than it is to lose your balance.
1Mark and Dave Schultz are the only American brothers ever to win Olympic and World Gold. The Schultz brothers invented a move called the Schultz Front-Headlock. It was banned in the middle of the Olympics due to excessive brutality. The Schultz brothers had to have an extra official assigned to them during the Olympics to watch for techniques that were excessively brutal.
2Mark and Dave Schultz's father Phil Schultz was an actor, playwright, song writer, and drama professor at Menlo College. Their mother Jeannie St. Germain was the costume designer for the Oregon Shakespearean Festival.
3Mark and Dave Schultz's grandfather was one of the foremost authorities on Salmon. They're grandmother graduated first in her class from Stanford Medical School.


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