William Scott Goldberg who is popularly known by Bill Goldberg is a famous American professional wrestler, actor and formal football player who is currently signed to WWE. He is one of the most respected and renowned professional wrestlers in the 1990s.
Bill Goldberg is also cast in several movies and television shows such as “Universal Soldier: The Return” and “Family Guy”.
Bill Goldberg’s net worth estimated at $15 million as of 2019.
Bill Goldberg was born on December 27, 1966, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA to parent Ethel and Jed Goldberg, in a Jewish family. His mother is a classical violinist and his father was a doctor. He has two elder brothers, Mike Goldberg and Steven Goldberg and a sister Barbara Goldberg.
He was raised in his hometown along with his siblings.
Talking about his education, he joined Tulsa Edison High School in Tulsa. He completed his graduation from Harvard University. He was fond of playing football from an early age. He also became a bouncer at the young age of 16.
Goldberg started his career in football. He got a scholarship to play for Georgia Bulldogs football team where he played as a defender.
He played football for the Los Angeles Rams and Atlanta Falcons from 1990 to 1994.
He ended his career in football as he tore his lower abdomen off his pelvis and didn’t obtain the level of achievement that he desired.
He then started his career in wrestling as an alternative to football. He made five appearances in the WCW power plant in which he won four matches.
In 1997, he debuted in an episode of Nitro where he defeated Hugh Morrus.
Goldberg started earning fame after WCW began counting Goldberg’s consecutive wins on television. With the win over Saturn, he gets his 74th consecutive win.
The next match on Nitro was against Raven who was the reigning United States champion. After defeating Raven, he got his first wrestling championship.
After he recovered his arm injury in 2002, he went to Japan and joined All Japan Pro Wrestling. His brilliant performance in Japan earned him to sign for WWF which is now known as WWE.
In 2003, he signed a contract with WWE and debuted in the episode of Raw against, “The Rock”.
He became the World Heavyweight Champion after defeating Triple-H. He lost his title to Triple-H after reigning it for 89 days.
He also won the WWE Championship title after defeating Brock Lesner where Steve Austin was the Guest Referee. In 2017, Lesner was WWE champion and challenge Goldberg for the title.
He accepted the challenge and in Survivor series, he defeated Lesner in 1 minute and 26 seconds and became the WWE champion.
In January 2018, Goldberg was announced the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2018.
Net Worth and Earnings
As mentioned above, Bill Goldberg’s net worth estimate of $15 million. He has his earnings from his wrestling career. According to a source, his early contract with WWE was worth $1 million.
His acting profession also helped him to add value in his total net worth. He has played in many successful movies. As an actor, he was paid over $53,000.
Personal Life and Relationship
Talking about personal life, he is married to Wanda Ferraton on April 10, 2005. The couple is blessed by a son named Gage. They had affairs from the early days of college. The couple met each other for the first time in Santa’s Sleigh filming.
Both couples are living happily with the family.
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