How much is Rick Rude worth?
|Net Worth:||$2 Million
|Date of Birth:||December 7, 1958|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Rick Rude
Richard Erwin Rood, known by his ring name “Ravishing” Rick Rude, (December 7, 1958 – April 20, 1999) was an American professional wrestler with an estimated net worth of $2 million.
The career of “Ravishing” Rick Rude in the WCCW, WWE, and WCW is depicted in the timeline below. All of his PPV matches and championship changes may be found here, except battle royals in which he did not participate in the conclusion. All titles are won by the items in bold; all titles are lost by the ones in italics.
Won the NWA American Heavyweight Title from Iceman Parsons on November 4, 1985.
Thanksgiving Day, November 28, Star Wars: Iceman Parsons defeated by DQ
12/25 Christmas Star Wars: Lance Von Erich was defeated by a DQ
Rude was crowned the first World Champion of World Class Championship Wrestling on April 4, 1986, five days after the organization left the NWA, defeating Bruiser Brody through disqualification.
Independence Day on July 4 Chris Adams defeated Star Wars to win the WCCW World Championship.
In an Indian Strap Match on November 27 at Starrcade, they defeated Wahoo McDaniel. On December 6, they defeated the Rock-n-Roll Express to capture the NWA Tag Team Championship.
Crockett Cup, with Manny Fernandez defeating The Thunderfoots on April 10
Dusty Rhodes and Nikita Koloff defeated Manny Fernandez and the team in the Crockett Cup quarterfinals on 4/11.
In a fictitious title change on May 26, Manny Fernandez lost the championships to the Rock-n-Roll Express (no match actually took place because Rude had already left the company)
Hulk Hogan, Bam Bam Bigelow, Paul Orndorff, Don Muraco, and Ken Patera were defeated by Andre the Giant, One Man Gang, King Kong Bundy, Butch Reed, and Rick Rude in the Survivor Series on November 26.
1988\s1/24 Ricky Steamboat was defeated by DQ in the Royal Rumble.
3/27 First-round match in the WWF Title Tournament at Wrestlemania IV ended in a time-limit tie with Jake Roberts.
4/30 Beat Koko B. in Saturday Night’s Main Event No. 16.
Ware lost to Jake Roberts by disqualification in SNME #17 on October 29. On November 24, Andre the Giant, Dino Bravo, Rick Rude, Harley Race, and Curt Hennig defeated Jim Duggan, Jake Roberts, Scott Casey, Ken Patera, and Tito Santana in the Survivor Series.
1989 1/15 Royal Rumble: The Ultimate Warrior was attacked before the result of their pose-down challenge was announced.
3/11 SNME # 20 – Brutus Beefcake defeated by DQ
4/2 Wrestlemania V: The Intercontinental Championship was won by defeating The Ultimate Warrior.
Jim Duggan defeated SNME #21 on 5/27 via count out.
8/2 SummerSlam: Defeated The Ultimate Warrior for the Intercontinental Championship.
Roddy Piper, Jimmy Snuka, and The Bushwhackers were defeated by Curt Hennig, Rick Rude, and The Fabulous Rougeaus in the Survivor Series on November 23.
fought Dusty Rhodes to a double-count out in 1990 1/27 SNME #25.
Beat Jimmy Snuka at WrestleMania VI on April 1.
7/28 SNME # 27 – WWE Champion defeated DQ’s The Ultimate Warrior
SummerSlam on August 27: WWE Champion defeated A Steel Cage Match to Determine the Greatest Warrior
1991\s10/27 Halloween Havoc, also known as Tom Zenk lost to Phanthom.
Clash of Champions 17 on 11/19: Sting is defeated to claim the U.S. Championship on 12/29. Steve Austin and Starrcade defeated Big Josh and Van Hammer.
Sting and Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin and the COC 18 on January 21.
Superbrawl, 2/29; victory over Ricky Steamboat
Sting, Ricky Steamboat, Dustin Rhodes, Barry Windham, and Nikita Koloff defeated Steve Austin, Rick Rude, Arn Anderson, Bobby Eaton, and Larry Zbysko in the May 17 Wrestle War – War Games match.
Marcus Bagwell and Tom Zenk were defeated by Steve Austin and the NWA Tag Team Titles on June 16 at COC 19.
6/20 Beach Blast: Ricky Steamboat defeated me in a 30-minute Iron Man match. 4-3
7/12 Steve Austin was defeated by Dustin Rhodes and Barry Windham in the Great American Bash’s NWA Tag Team Tournament quarterfinals.
Jake Roberts, Rick Rude, Big Van Vader, and The Super Invader defeated Sting, Nikita Koloff, and The Steiners in the elimination tag team match at COC 20 on September two.
10/25 Halloween Havoc defeated Masahiro Chono, the NWA World Champion, by DQ.
On November 18, COC 21’s King of Cable semifinals saw Sting defeat Rick Rude.
injured on 1/11 and withdrew from the U.S. Championship
Paul Orndorff defeated Dustin Rhodes and Kensuske Sasaki in the Slamboree on May 23.
Big Van Vader, Sid Vicious, and Rick Rude defeated Dustin Rhodes, Sting, and Davey Boy Smith in COC 23 on June 17th.
7/18 Beach Blast – Iron Man Match: Dustin Rhodes and Rick Rude fight to a 1-1 tie for the vacant U.S. title
8/18 COC 24 – Hawk and Dustin Rhodes defeated The Equalizer, and
Defeated Ric Flair in the 9/19 Fall Brawl to capture the NWA World Championship. The WCW International World Championship was later given to the competition.
10/24 Ric Flair was defeated by Halloween Havoc via DQ.
Fought Hawk to a double count out on 11/10 COC 25.
Shanghai Pierce defeated Tex Slazenger and Marcus Alexander Bagwell in the 11/20 Battlebowl.
Starrcade, 12/27; defeat The Boss
1994 1/27 COC 26 – Elimination Match: Big Van Vader & Rick Rude were defeated by Sting & Ric Flair
Thundercage, Superbrawl, 2/20 Steve Austin, Rick Rude, and Paul Orndorff were defeated by Sting, Brian Pillman, and Dustin Rhodes.
3/16 – Hiro Hase defeated me for the WCW International Title.
recovered the WCW International World Title from Hiro Hase on March 24.
4/17 Sting defeated Spring Stampede to win the WCW International Title.
5/1 – reclaimed the WCW International Championship from Sting; nonetheless, the match cost him his career. As a result, the outcome of the contest was later changed, and Rude was eliminated. He worked as a manager for the WWE, ECW, and WCW after retirement.
On November 17, he was the only performer to appear on both WCW Monday Nitro and WWE Monday Night RAW on the same night (excluding the night where WWE bought WCW)
4/20 – On the morning of April 20, 1999, Rick Rude, who was 40 years old, died from heart failure.
Rick Rude was valued $2 million when he passed away in 1999. Gamma-hydroxybutyrate, a medication used to prevent narcolepsy, may have been one of the medications that contributed to his demise.