Steve Austin is an American wrestler, TV star as well as actor. He is one of the most experienced and best wrestlers in the wrestling industry. He has been in WWE and other wrestling federations for over fifteen long years. He won over 19 championships and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009. He has also won the Slammy Award two times in his life. He was also ranked no.1 twice in WWE wrestlers’ ranking. Steve Austin has a huge net worth of $50 million and he makes most of his wealth from wrestling, advertisements, contracts with WWE and its brands.
Steve James Anderson who is more popular as Cold Stone Steve Austin in WWE and wrestling was born in 1964 in Austin, Texas. His mom’s name was Beverley Anderson and father’s name was James Anderson. Later he preferred to adopt the surname of his stepfather and became Steven James Williams. He got his high school education from Edna High School and then went to study at Wharton Country Junior College on the basis of a football scholarship. However, he was lucky that he got a full scholarship to study at the University of North Texas.
When it comes to the wrestling career of Austin, he first joined World Class Championship Wrestling and in 1991 he became a part of World Championship Wrestling. The same year, in 1991, he went to win WCW World Television Champion and it was a kind of great success for him.
The victory proved a lucky charm for him and he started getting fame, popularity as well as a lot of money. In 1993, Austin went to win WCW World Tag Team Champion and the next year, in 1994, he won WCW United States Heavyweight Championship.
As WWE was previously known as WWF, so he went to join World Wrestling Federation in 1995 and defeated Matt Hardy in his debut match. In 1998, Austin became the WWE Championship after defeating Shawn Michaels. He has been amazing, dangerous and a brutal wrestler for the opponents.
He attained substantial popularity in WWE very quickly. He was recognized as an impolite, beer-swilling and a horrible wrestler. He frequently challenged the establishment of organisations, and even the chairman of WWE, Vince McMahon. And they all have admitted that Austin is the best and most successful wrestling star of WWE.
Austin has been an excellent performer in the ring. He was poor and was raised by a poor mother but he didn’t disappoint her and became a huge success in his practical life. He is undoubtedly one of the few best and widely acclaimed wrestlers the world has ever produced.
He has won several championships, awards and titles. His huge net worth also shows how successful, great and influential Austin is in the wrestling industry. When it comes to his personal life, he married four times. His last marriage was in 2009 when he married Kristin Frees and has two daughters.