How much is Rick Rude worth?

Net Worth:$2 Million
Profession:Professional Wrestler
Date of Birth:December 7, 1958
Country:United States of America
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Who Is Rick Rude

Rick Rude, better known by his ring name “Ravishing” Rick Rude, was an American professional wrestler. Rick Rude had an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars at the time of his death, in 1999.

The following is a timeline for the WCCW, WWE, and WCW career of “Ravishing” Rick Rude. Here you can find every PPV match and title change he has been in, not counting battle royals in which he was not present in the ending. All bolded items are title victories; all italicized items are title losses.

11/4 – won the NWA American Heavyweight Title from Iceman Parsons
11/28 Thanksgiving Star Wars – lost to Iceman Parsons by DQ
12/25 Christmas Star Wars – lost to Lance Von Erich by DQ

2/20 when World Class Championship Wrestling left the NWA, Rude was declared the first World Class Championship Wrestling World Champion
5/4 Parade of Champions – beat Bruiser Brody by DQ
7/4 Independence Day Star Wars – lost the WCCW World Championship to Chris Adams
11/27 Starrcade – beat Wahoo McDaniel in an Indian Strap Match
12/6 – w/Manny Fernandez beat the Rock-n-Roll Express to win the NWA Tag Team Championship

4/10 Crockett Cup – w/Manny Fernandez beat The Thunderfoots
4/11 Crockett Cup – Quarter-finals: w/Manny Fernandez lost to Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff
5/26 – w/Manny Fernandez lost the titles to the Rock-n-Roll Express in a phanthom title change (no match actually took place because Rude had already left the company)
11/26 Survivor Series – Andre the Giant, One Man Gang, King Kong Bundy, Butch Reed, & Rick Rude beat WWF Champ Hulk Hogan, Bam Bam Bigelow, Paul Orndorff, Don Muraco, & Ken Patera

1/24 Royal Rumble – lost to Ricky Steamboat by DQ
3/27 Wrestlemania IV – WWF Title Tournament Round 1: battled to a time limit draw against Jake Roberts
4/30 Saturday Night’s Main Event # 16 – beat Koko B.

8/29 SummerSlam – beat The Junkyard Dog via DQ
10/29 SNME # 17 – lost to Jake Roberts by DQ
11/24 Survivor Series – Andre the Giant, Dino Bravo, Rick Rude, Harley Race, & Curt Hennig beat Jim Duggan, Jake Roberts, Scott Casey, Ken Patera, & Tito Santana

1/15 Royal Rumble – attacked The Ultimate Warrior before the announcement of the winner of their pose down challenge
3/11 SNME # 20 – lost to Brutus Beefcake by DQ
4/2 Wrestlemania V – beat The Ultimate Warrior to win the Intercontinental Championship
5/27 SNME # 21 – lost to Jim Duggan by count out
8/2 SummerSlam – lost the Intercontinental Championship to The Ultimate Warrior
11/23 Survivor Series – Curt Hennig, Rick Rude, & The Fabulous Rougeaus beat Roddy Piper, Jimmy Snuka and The Bushwhackers

1/27 SNME # 25 – fought to a double-count out against Dusty Rhodes
4/1 WrestleMania VI – beat Jimmy Snuka
7/28 SNME # 27 – lost to WWE Champion The Ultimate Warrior by DQ
8/27 SummerSlam – lost to WWE Champion The Ultimate Warrior in a Steel Cage Match

10/27 Halloween Havoc – as the Halloween Phanthom beat Tom Zenk
11/19 Clash of Champions 17 – beat Sting to win the U.S. Championship
12/29 Starrcade – w/Steve Austin beat Big Josh & Van Hammer

1/21 COC 18 – w/Steve Austin lost to Sting & Ricky Steamboat
2/29 Superbrawl – beat Ricky Steamboat
5/17 Wrestle War – War Games: Sting, Ricky Steamboat, Dustin Rhodes, Barry Windham & Nikita Koloff beat Steve Austin, Rick Rude, Arn Anderson, Bobby Eaton, & Larry Zbysko
6/16 COC 19 – NWA Tag Team Title Tournament Round 1: w/Steve Austin beat Marcus Bagwell & Tom Zenk
6/20 Beach Blast – lost a 30-minute Iron Man Match to Ricky Steamboat 4-3
7/12 Great American Bash – NWA Tag Team Tournament Quarterfinals: w/Steve Austin lost to Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham
9/2 COC 20 – Elimination Tag Team Match: Jake Roberts, Rick Rude, Big Van Vader & The Super Invader beat Sting, Nikita Koloff & The Steiners
10/25 Halloween Havoc – beat NWA World Champion Masahiro Chono via DQ
11/18 COC 21 – King Of Cable Semi-Finals: Sting beat Rick Rude by judges decision

1/11 – vacated the U.S. Championship due to injury
5/23 Slamboree – w/Paul Orndorff beat Dustin Rhodes & Kensuske Sasaki
6/17 COC 23 – Big Van Vader, Sid Vicious & Rick Rude beat Dustin Rhodes, Sting & Davey Boy Smith
7/18 Beach Blast – Iron Man Match for vacant U.S. Title: Dustin Rhodes & Rick Rude battle to a 1-1 draw
8/18 COC 24 – w/The Equalizer lost to Hawk & Dustin Rhodes
9/19 Fall Brawl – beat Ric Flair to win the NWA World Championship. The title was later renamed the WCW International World Championship .
10/24 Halloween Havoc – beat Ric Flair by DQ
11/10 COC 25 – fought Hawk to a double count out
11/20 Battlebowl – w/Shanghai Pierce beat Tex Slazenger & Marcus Alexander Bagwell
12/27 Starrcade – beat The Boss

1/27 COC 26 – Elimination Match: Sting & Ric Flair beat Big Van Vader & Rick Rude
2/20 Superbrawl – Thundercage Match: Sting, Brian Pillman, & Dustin Rhodes beat Steve Austin, Rick Rude, & Paul Orndorff
3/16 – lost the WCW International Title to Hiro Hase
3/24 – regained the WCW International World Title from Hiro Hase
4/17 Spring Stampede – lost the WCW International Title to Sting
5/1 – regained the WCW International Championship from Sting but suffered a career ending injury during the match. Because of this, the decision of the match was later reversed and Rude was disqualified. After retiring, he became a manager in the WWE, ECW, and WCW.


  • 11/17 – became the only person to appear on WWE Monday Night RAW & WCW Monday Nitro the same night (excluding the night where WWE bought WCW)


  • 4/20 – Rick Rude passed away at the age of 40 after suffering heart failure
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