How much was Roddy Piper worth?
|Net Worth:||$4 Million
|Date of Birth:||April 17, 1954|
About Roddy Piper
Roderick George Toombs, better known by his ring name “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, was a Canadian actor, professional wrestler, and amateur wrestler.
The in-ring career high points of Roddy Piper’s Hall of Fame career are highlighted in the timeline that follows. He gained prominence as the host of Piper’s Pit and the star of They Live in addition to being a star inside the ring. All titles are won by the items in bold; all titles are lost by the ones in italics.
1/22 Madison Square Garden: Frankie Williams was defeated by Roddy Piper.
beat, MSG, 4/30 Robert King
beat Johnny Rodz on July 30th, MSG
1/27 – defeated Ric Flair to win the United States Championship
8/8 – Wahoo McDaniel defeated me in the United States Championship match.
4/16 – defeated Greg “The Hammer” Valentine to win the United States Championship.
Greg Valentine won the US Championship on April 30 following a referee stoppage due to a cut behind Piper’s ear.
Beating Greg Valentine in a dog collar match on November 24th at Starrcade
Piper’s Pit makes its premiere with Paul Orndorff as his first guest on 2/4 Championship Wrestling.
Roddy Piper and David Schultz defeated The Invaders on February 20 at MSG.
Roddy Piper and David Schultz defeated Andre the Giant and Jimmy Snuka by DQ on March 25 at MSG.
Jimmy Snuka was smacked in the head with a coconut on March 28 at The Piper’s Pit. Although the segment didn’t air nationally until June, it did so in local areas where the two men were slated to wrestle sooner.
Roddy Piper, David Schultz, and Paul Orndorff defeated Tony Atlas, Rocky Johnson, and Ivan Putski on April 23 at MSG.
5/21 MSG: Ivan Putski was defeated by DQ
8/25 MSG – won by count-out against Jimmy Snuka
10/6 Boston Garden – In their first match against one another, beat WWE Champion Hulk Hogan via count-out.
battled The Tonga Kid to a double disqualification on 11/26 MSG.
On December 28th at MSG, Jimmy Snuka and The Tonga Kid were defeated by Roddy Piper and Bob Orton Jr. Later that evening, Roddy threw Cyndi Lauper to the ground, body slammed her manager, and shattered an award over Lou Albano.
Roddy Piper and Bob Orton Jr. defeated The Junkyard Dog and Jimmy Snuka in a Texas Tornado match on January 21 on MSG.
2/18 The War to Settle the Score: Roddy Piper was defeated by WWE Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification; after the match, Mr. T protected Cyndi Lauper from Piper and Paul Orndorff.
3/17 MSG – Mr. T appeared as a guest on a Piper’s Pit in-ring segment.
Hulk Hogan and Mr. T defeated Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff at WrestleMania on March 31.
Paul Orndrff appeared as a guest on Piper’s Pit on 5/11 Saturday Night’s Main Event.
7/13 MSG – Paul Orndorff was defeated by a DQ
8/10 MSG: Roddy Piper and Bob Orton Jr. lost to Paul Orndorff and Andre the Giant.
battled Paul Orndorff to a double count out in episode two of 10/5 SNME; during this time, he also interfered with Uncle Elmer’s wedding.
11/2 SNME #3: Visitors from Uncle Elmer’s family on Piper’s Pit
11/7 Wrestling Classic: Hulk Hogan, the WWE Champion, was defeated by DQ.
Bruno Sammartino appeared as a guest on a Piper’s Pit episode taped at Boston Garden on November 9th.
12/7 Boston Garden – Bruno Sammartino was defeated by a DQ
Jesse Ventura, Roddy Piper, and Bob Orton defeated Hillbilly Jim, Uncle Elmer, and Cousin Luke in the 1/4 SNME # 4 race.
Roddy Piper and Bob Orton Jr. defeated Paul Offrff and Bruno Sammartino by count-out on January 11 at Boston Garden.
2/8 Boston Garden: Bruno Sammartino defeated me in a cage match.
Roddy Piper whips Mr. T after defeating Bob Orton Jr. by count-out in a boxing match, according to 3/1 SNME #5.
4/7 WrestleMania 2 – Mr. T won a boxing match by disqualification.
SNME #7 on 10/4 – defeated The Iron Sheik
Piper’s Pit in the ring at 10/20 MSG featured Paul Orndorff and Bobby Heenan.
11/24 MSG: Hulk Hogan and Roddy Piper defeated Harley Race and Paul Orndorff.
SNME #8 on 11/29 defeated Bob Orton Jr.
Adrian Adonis defeated third-quarter SNME #9 via count-out.
Adrain Adonis, Randy Savage, and Harley Race were defeated by Roddy Piper, Ricky Steamboat, and The Junkyard Dog in an elimination match on February 23 on MSG.
Roddy Piper defeated Adrian Adonis in a Hair vs. Hair Match at WrestleMania on March 29 in what was billed as his retirement match.
They Live is released on November 4 and debuted at number one.
Morton Downey Jr. and Brother Love appeared on Piper’s Pit on April 2, WrestleMania V.
fought Rick Rude till a double countout on 9/30 MSG.
SNME # 23 on 10/14 – beat Haku
Defeated Rick Rude in a cage match on 12/28 MSG.
fought Bad News Brown to a double count out on April 1 at WrestleMania VI.
upset Intercontinental Champion Curt Hennig by count-out on December 28 at MSG
4/22 MSG – Ted DiBiase won after a referee stoppage
10/28 MSG – Ric Flair defeated
Ric Flair, The Mountie, Ted DiBiase, and The Warlord defeated Bret Hart, Roddy Piper, Virgil, and Davey Boy Smith in the Survivor Series on November 27.
1/19 Royal Rumble: defeated The Mountie to win the Intercontinental Championship
SNME #30 on 1/27: defeat The Mountie
2/2 MSG: defeated Repo Man
Hulk Hogan and Roddy Piper defeated WWE Champion Ric Flair and Sid Justice on March 23 at MSG.
4/5 WrestleMania VIII: Bret Hart defeated me to win the Intercontinental Championship.
3/20 WrestleMania X served as the special guest referee for the contest in which Bret Hart defeated Yokozuna to win the WWE Championship.
King of the Ring, 6/19: victory over Jerry Lawler
4/2 WrestleMania XI: Bret Hart defeated Bob Backlund in the I Quit Match with a special guest referee.
3/31 WrestleMania XII victory over Goldust in a brawl on a Hollywood back lot
In a non-title match on December 29, he defeated WCW Champion Hollywood Hulk Hogan.
2/23 SuperBrawl VII: Hollywood Hulk Hogan defeated the WCW Champion.
Team nWo (Hogan, Hall, Nash, and Savage) defeated Team WCW (The Giant, Luger, The Steiners), as well as Team Piper, on March 16 in uncut action (Piper, Jarrett, Benoit, & McMichael)
5/18 Slamboree: Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, and Syxx were defeated by Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, and Kevin Greene.
WCW Tag Team Champions, 6/15 Great American Bash Scott Hall and Kevin Nash defeated Roddy Piper and Ric Flair.
Beat Ric Flair in the 7/13 Bash at the Beach!
Halloween Havoc defeated Hollywood Hogan in a cage match on October 26.
Hollywood Hogan and Kevin Nash defeated The Giant and Roddy Piper in a bat match at the 4/19 Spring Stampede.
Hollywood Hogan and Bret Hart defeated Randy Savage and Roddy Piper in the Great American Bash on June 14.
9/13 Fall Brawl: In a War Games match, Team WCW (Page, Piper, and Warrior) triumphed over Team Hollywood (Hogan, Hart, and Stevie Ray) and Team Wolfpac (Sting, Luger, and Nash).
Monday 2/8 Nitro defeated Bret Hart to win the US Championship.
SuperBrawl IX on February 21 saw Scott Hall defeat the United States champion.
5/9 Slamboree: won by a reverse decision over Ric Flair
6/13 Great American Bash: Ric Flair was defeated by DQ.
7/11 Bash at the Beach – Buff Bagwell defeated them in a boxing contest that Mills Lane officiated as a special guest referee.
Roddy Piper defeated Mr. McMahon on March 30 at WrestleMania XIX in a surprise entrance that included hitting Hulk Hogan with a steel pipe.
Judgment Day on 5/18 was defeated by Mr. America (Hogan under a mask)
WWE Tag Team Champions at the SmackDown TV taping on June 24 at MSG Roddy Piper and Sean O’Haire lost against Eddie Guerrero and Tajiri.
1/16 TNA Final Resolution officiated the contest in which Jeff Hardy defeated Scott Hall as a special guest referee.
Roddy Piper was admitted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 29.
30 April WrestleMania 21 – Steve Austin appeared on Piper’s Pit as a guest
Roddy Piper and The Highlanders defeated The Spirit Squad on 9/11 MSG (RAW TV Taping).
11/5 Cyber Sunday: The World Tag Team Championship was defeated by The Spirit Squad by Ric Flair and Roddy Piper.
11/13 RAW: Edge & Randy Orton defeated Ric Flair & Roddy Piper to lose the belts.
1/27 Roddy surprised everyone by entering the Royal Rumble Match.
Chris Jericho defeated Roddy Piper, Jimmy Snuka, and Ricky Steamboat in a 3-on-1 Elimination Match on April 5th, the 25th anniversary of WrestleMania. Mickey Rourke hit Jericho after the fight.
Roddy made his farewell appearance at MSG on December 26 in an in-ring version of Piper’s Pit with Tito Santana.
Roderick on July 31 George Toombs suffered a heart attack and died at the age of 61. His wife and their four kids survived him.