Bill Goldberg is an American wrestler, professional football player as well as actor. He is more popular for his wrestling career and he has been associated with WWE and other wrestling federations for a long time. He has won multiple awards and championships. Apart from wrestling, he has been a really amazing football player. The wrestler also tried his lucky in the film industry and was a part of few movies. He has been making money mostly from wrestling, movies and football. In 2018, his current net worth is reported to be $15 million.
Early Life and Bio
William Scot Gulberg who is more popular as Bill Goldberg was born in 1966 Tulsa. When it comes to the family and early life of the star, he grew up in Tulsa along with his brother, who now owns a music club in Aspen. His father was a doctor while his mother was a violinist. Her mom also worked as a botanist and created an award-winning flower breed which was named after Goldberg. His parents got divorce later on and his mother died in 2006.
He graduated from Tulsa Edison High School. Bill had a great interest in football and was an amazing bouncer at the age of 16. Even he earned a scholarship to play football for the University of Georgia. In 1992 NFL season, he played football for Long Angeles team and then joined Atlanta Falcons from 1992 to 1994.
His career in football ended when he suffered from a lower abdomen injury. After getting out of football, he tried his luck in martial arts and wrestling. During his practice for wrestling, he caught attention of Sting and Lex Luger.
He was not really interested in football. But he knew that he had no other option to start his career so he decided to become a wrestler and approached by Lex and Sting. He defeated a popular and famous wrestler in his debut match and the audience were stunned by his spectacular performance and amazing skills.
Then he started playing pay-per-view matches and won almost every match against the strongest opponents. He was the WCW Heavyweight Championship in 1998.
In 2003, Bill signed a one-year contract with WWE and defeated the Rock in his debut match of WWE. In 2003, the same year, he won WWE Heavyweight World Championship after he defeated Triple H. He stunned his opponents and has been an excellent wrestler throughout his career.
He was named the Rookie of the year in 1998 as well. He is truly one of the greatest wrestlers in the world. His contract with WWE has been super amazing and he has the record of undefeated streak from 1998 to 2017.
As we have discussed Bill’s net worth, he has been making money from wrestling. His football career also brought him a huge amount of wealth. When it comes to the personal life of Bill, he was married to Wanda Ferraton in 2005 and the couple has a song named Gage.