The Miz is an American wrestler, TV star and an announcer. He is more popular for his wrestling career and he has been associated with a number of wrestling federations including WWE. He has won several championships and is widely recognized as one of the smartest and best wrestlers in the world. The Miz has been in the wrestling sector for quite some time and has earned a lot of wealth. When it comes to his net worth, he earns most of his money from wrestling and his current net worth is estimated to be $6 million.
Michael Gregory Mizanian who is popular as The Miz is wrestling rings was born in 1980 in Parma, Ohio. There are no particular reports about his parents and family. However, it has been learned he grew up in Ohio with his two half-siblings.
He went to attend the Norman High School and has been into sports and games since his school days. He was the captain of his school’s basketball team and his athletic abilities didn’t go unnoticed. Later, he went to study at the Miami University and pursue his business degree. But he dropped out after he had an offer to work in a reality TV show in 2001, The Real World. The Miz has also been engaged as the editor of school’s yearbook. He is a huge fan of swimming so he once got training and joined a team as well.
The Miz was labelled as big, heavy, muscular and tough guy. His athletic skills came in handy to make his career in professional wrestling. His professional career in 2001 when he dropped out of his university and became a part of the TV show, The Real World.
He was also the participant of shows like Road Rules/ Real World. But his professional wrestling career started in 2003 after he was featured in the Ultimate Pro Wrestling competition. Continuing his wrestling passion, he got trainer from the coach Bill DeMott and made his debut appearance at Smackdown in 2006.
He remained unbeaten for a long time and paired with John Morrison to fight in the WWE Tag Team Championship 2007. He was also very successful in the tag team championships for two seasons.
After two successful seasons, he decided to try his luck in solo fights and was the individual championship after he defeated Kofi Kingston. He also teamed up with Big Show and went to become the WWE Tag Team Championship. He gained immense fame and popularity with his catchphrase “I am Miz and I am awesome”.
Over the years, Miz learned how to attract a huge number of audience in his matches. And there were seen a large number of wrestling fans when he had a wrestling match. Currently, he is the part of WWE particularly assigned to the brand RAW. He has also made a number of appearances in few movies. When it comes to the personal life of the wrestler, he is married to female professional wrestler Maryse Ouellet and they are expecting their first kid soon.