How much was Roddy Piper worth?

Net Worth:$4 Million
Profession:Professional Wrestler
Date of Birth:April 17, 1954
Country:Canada
Height:
1.83 m

Who Is Roddy Piper

Roddy Piper was a Canadian professional wrestler who had a net worth of $4 million dollars at the time of his death in 2015.

The following timeline features some of the in-ring career highlights of the Hall of Fame career of Roddy Piper.  In addition to being a star inside of the ring, he also garnered fame as the host of Piper’s Pit and for being the star of They Live.  All bolded items are title victories; all italicized items are title losses.

1979

  • 1/22 Madison Square Garden – Roddy Piper beat Frankie Williams
  • 4/30 MSG – beat Steve King
  • 7/30 MSG – beat Johnny Rodz

1981

  • 1/27 – won the United States Championship from Ric Flair
  • 8/8 – lost the United States Championship to Wahoo McDaniel

1983

  • 4/16 – won the United States Championship from Greg “The Hammer” Valentine
  • 4/30 – lost the United States Championship to Greg Valentine via referee stoppage after Piper suffered a cut over his ear
  • 11/24 Starrcade – beat Greg Valentine in a Dog Collar Match

1984

  • 2/4 Championship Wrestling – Piper’s Pit debuts with Paul Orndorff as his first guest
  • 2/20 MSG – Roddy Piper & David Schultz beat The Invaders
  • 3/25 MSG – Roddy Piper & David Schultz beat Andre the Giant & Jimmy Snuka via DQ
  • 3/28 – The Piper’s Pit where Jimmy Snuka was hit in the head with a coconut was filmed, the segment didn’t air until June nationally but aired in other markets where the two men were scheduled to wrestle earlier.
  • 4/23 MSG – Roddy Piper, David Schultz & Paul Orndorff beat Tony Atlas, Rocky Johnson & Ivan Putski
  • 5/21 MSG – beat Ivan Putski via DQ
  • 8/25 MSG – beat Jimmy Snuka via count-out
  • 10/6 Boston Garden – beat WWE Champion Hulk Hogan via count out in their very first match against one another
  • 11/26 MSG – fought The Tonga Kid to a double disqualification
  • 12/28 MSG – Roddy Piper and Bob Orton Jr. fought Jimmy Snuka and The Tonga Kid to a double disqualification; later that night Roddy smashed an award over Lou Albano’s head, tossed Cyndi Lauper to the ground, and body slammed her manager
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1985

  • 1/21 MSG – Roddy Piper & Bob Orton Jr. beat The Junkyard Dog & Jimmy Snuka in a Texas Tornado Match
  • 2/18 The War to Settle the Score – WWE Champion Hulk Hogan beat Roddy Piper via DQ; following the match Mr. T saved Cyndi Lauper from Piper and Paul Orndorff
  • 3/17 MSG – an in-ring segment of Piper’s Pit featured Mr. T as the guest
  • 3/31 WrestleMania – Hulk Hogan & Mr. T beat Roddy Piper & Paul Orndorff
  • 5/11 Saturday Night’s Main Event – Paul Orndrff was a guest on Piper’s Pit
  • 7/13 MSG – lost to Paul Orndorff via DQ
  • 8/10 MSG – Paul Orndorff & Andre the Giant beat Roddy Piper & Bob Orton Jr.
  • 10/5 SNME # 2 – fought Paul Orndorff to a double count out;  in this episode he also interrupted Uncle Elmer’s wedding
  • 11/2 SNME # 3 – Uncle Elmer and his family guests on Piper’s Pit
  • 11/7 Wrestling Classic – lost to WWE Champion Hulk Hogan via DQ
  • 11/9 Boston Garden – Bruno Sammartino was a guest on an in-ring edition of Piper’s Pit
  • 12/7 Boston Garden – lost to Bruno Sammartino via DQ

1986

  • 1/4 SNME # 4 – Jesse Ventura, Roddy Piper & Bob Orton beat Hillbilly Jim, Uncle Elmer & Cousin Luke
  • 1/11 Boston Garden – Roddy Piper & Bob Orton Jr beat Paul Orndrff & Bruno Sammartino via count out
  • 2/8 Boston Garden – lost to Bruno Sammartino in a Cage Match
  • 3/1 SNME #5 – Roddy Piper whipped Mr. T after he beat Bob Orton Jr. via count out in a Boxing Match
  • 4/7 WrestleMania 2 – lost to Mr. T via DQ in a Boxing Match
  • 10/4 SNME # 7 – beat The Iron Sheik
  • 10/20 MSG – an in-ring edition of Piper’s Pit featured Paul Orndorff and Bobby Heenan
  • 11/24 MSG – Hulk Hogan & Roddy Piper beat Paul Orndorff & Harley Race
  • 11/29 SNME # 8 – beat Bob Orton Jr.

1987

  • 1/3 SNME # 9 – lost to Adrian Adonis via count out
  • 2/23 MSG – Roddy Piper, Ricky Steamboat & The Junkyard Dog beat Adrain Adonis, Randy Savage & Harley Race in an Elimination Match
  • 3/29 WrestleMania – in what was billed as his retirement match, Roddy Piper beat Adrian Adonis in a Hair vs. Hair Match
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1988

  • 11/4 – They Live is released and debuts at number one

1989

  • 4/2 WrestleMania V – Morton Downey Jr. & Brother Love were guests on Piper’s Pit
  • 9/30 MSG – fought Rick Rude to a double count out
  • 10/14 SNME # 23 – beat Haku
  • 12/28 MSG – beat Rick Rude in a Cage Match

1990

  • 4/1 WrestleMania VI – fought Bad News Brown to a double count out
  • 12/28 MSG – beat Intercontinental Champion Curt Hennig via count out

1991

  • 4/22 MSG – lost to Ted DiBiase via referee stoppage
  • 10/28 MSG – lost to Ric Flair
  • 11/27 Survivor Series – Ric Flair, The Mountie, Ted DiBiase & The Warlord beat Bret Hart, Roddy Piper, Virgil & Davey Boy Smith

1992

  • 1/19 Royal Rumble – won the Intercontinental Championship from The Mountie
  • 1/27 SNME # 30 – beat The Mountie
  • 2/23 MSG – beat Repo Man
  • 3/23 MSG – Hulk Hogan & Roddy Piper beat WWE Champion Ric Flair & Sid Justice
  • 4/5 WrestleMania VIII – lost the Intercontinental Championship to Bret Hart

1994

  • 3/20 WrestleMania X – was the special guest referee for the match where Bret Hart won the WWE Championship from Yokozuna
  • 6/19 King of the Ring – beat Jerry Lawler

1995

  • 4/2 WrestleMania XI – was the special guest referee for the I Quit Match where Bret Hart beat Bob Backlund

1996

  • 3/31 WrestleMania XII – beat Goldust in a Hollywood Back Lot Brawl
  • 12/29 – beat WCW Champion Hollywood Hulk Hogan in a non-title match

1997

  • 2/23 SuperBrawl VII – lost to WCW Champion Hollywood Hulk Hogan
  • 3/16 Uncensored – Team nWo (Hogan, Hall, Nash & Savage) beat Team WCW (The Giant, Luger, The Steiners), & Team Piper (Piper, Jarrett, Benoit, & McMichael)
  • 5/18 Slamboree – Ric Flair, Roddy Piper & Kevin Greene beat Scott Hall, Kevin Nash & Syxx
  • 6/15 Great American Bash – WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall beat Ric Flair & Roddy Piper
  • 7/13 Bash at the Beach – beat Ric Flair
  • 10/26 Halloween Havoc – beat Hollywood Hogan in a Cage Match

1998

  • 4/19 Spring Stampede – Hollywood Hogan & Kevin Nash beat The Giant & Roddy Piper in a Bat Match
  • 6/14 Great American Bash – Hollywood Hogan & Bret Hart beat Randy Savage & Roddy Piper
  • 9/13 Fall Brawl – Team WCW (Page, Piper & Warrior) beat Team Hollywood (Hogan, Hart, & Stevie Ray) & Team Wolfpac (Sting, Luger, & Nash) in a War Games Match
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1999

  • 2/8 Monday Nitro – won the United States Championship from Bret Hart
  • 2/21 SuperBrawl IX – lost the United States Championship to Scott Hall
  • 5/9 Slamboree – beat Ric Flair via reverse decision
  • 6/13 Great American Bash – lost to Ric Flair via DQ
  • 7/11 Bash at the Beach – lost a Boxing Match to Buff Bagwell in a match featuring Mills Lane as the special guest referee

2003

  • 3/30 WrestleMania XIX – Roddy Piper made a surprise appearance and hit Hulk Hogan with a steel pipe in his victory against Mr. McMahon
  • 5/18 Judgment Day – lost to Mr. America (Hogan under a mask)
  • 6/24 MSG (SmackDown TV Taping) – WWE Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri beat Roddy Piper & Sean O’Haire

2005

  • 1/16 TNA Final Resolution – was the special guest referee of the match where Jeff Hardy beat Scott Hall
  • 4/29 – Roddy Piper was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame
  • 4/30 WrestleMania 21 – Steve Austin was a guest on Piper’s Pit

2006

  • 9/11 MSG (RAW TV Taping) – Roddy Piper & The Highlanders beat The Spirit Squad
  • 11/5 Cyber Sunday – Ric Flair & Roddy Piper won the World Tag Team Championship from The Spirit Squad
  • 11/13 RAW – Ric Flair & Roddy Piper lost the titles to Edge & Randy Orton

2008

  • 1/27 Royal Rumble – Roddy made a surprise appearance in the Royal Rumble Match

2009

  • 4/5 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania – Chris Jericho beat Roddy Piper, Jimmy Snuka and Ricky Steamboat in a 3-on-1 Elimination Match.  Following the bout, Mickey Rourke punched Jericho.

2010

  • 12/26 MSG – Roddy’s final appearance at MSG was an in-ring edition of Piper’s Pit featuring Tito Santana

2015

  • 7/31 – Roderick George Toombs passed away at the age of 61 from a heart attack.  He was survived by his wife and their four children.
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