Marc E Mero Wiki Biography
Marc Mero is a retired professional wrestler who competed in the World Championship Wrestling and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the name Johnny B. Badd. He was born on July 9, 1960, in Buffalo, New York State, USA. Marc was also a boxer in his spare time. His career spanned the years 1990 until 2006.
Have you ever wondered how wealthy Marc Mero is right now, in the middle of 2016? Marc Mero’s net worth has been reported to be as high as $3 million, according to credible sources, an amount he acquired mostly through his successful wrestling career.
Marc Mero Net Worth $3 Million
Marc’s parents split when he was a child, and he grew up in his hometown with his mother and two siblings until he was 13, when the family relocated to Liverpool, New York. Marc became interested in hockey and began playing in the Mid State Youth Hockey League, eventually joining the Syracuse Stars Junior Hockey Team when he was 15 years old.
Marc shifted his concentration to football as he grew older, and his Liverpool High School team won the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship. Marc also began boxing the same year and went on to win four New York State titles. He intended to be a professional boxer, but after breaking his nose, his career was cut short, so he went to wrestling and trained with Malenkos.
In 1991, he made his debut in the Sun Coast Professional Wrestling promotion in Florida. Mero made an appearance on the World Championship Wrestling television shoot a few months later; he competed in a bout that night, but was defeated by Doom. Thanks to the famous Dusty Rhodes, he signed a contract with the WCW and was given the pseudonym Johnny B. Badd after a few months as a jobber. He won the WCW World Television Championship three times during his first stint with the company, boosting his personal worth.
Marc left WCW in 1996 to join the World Wrestling Federation, where he defeated competitor Faarooq Asad for the vacant Intercontinental Championship the same year. Unfortunately, he was defeated by Hunter Hearst Helmsley for the title the following year. He contested for the WWF Light Heavyweight Championship against Duane Gill in 1998, but he lost, and the following year he left the company.
Due to injuries and the necessity for shoulder surgery, he took a break from wrestling for a number of years before returning in 2001 and signing with the X Wrestling Federation. Although the X Wrestling Federation discontinued operations after a year, Marc’s net worth climbed significantly.
Following that, Marc debuted as Johnny B. Badd in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in 2004 and wrestled for the TNA until 2005, when he declared his retirement in 2006.
Marc launched the Marc Mero Body Slam Training Institute after his retirement, and his successful administration of it has added to his net worth.
Marc has stated in several interviews that he used steroids and other anabolic drugs throughout his career, and that drugs and steroids have resulted in the deaths of numerous wrestlers; he once compiled a list of 25 wrestlers who had died as a result of their use of steroids and other anabolic drugs.
Marc has been married to Darlene Spezzi since 2009, and they have two children. He was previously married to Rena Sable Greek, his manager, whom he married in 1992 and divorced in 2004. Rena’s daughter from a previous marriage was adopted by him.
Marc has had health problems; he was diagnosed with an enlarged heart and had a heart valve transplant, but his heart shrank with time and he is now safe.
|Date Of Birth
|July 9, 1960
|Place Of Birth
|Buffalo, New York, USA
|6′ 1″ (1.85 m)
|Darlene Spezzi (m. 2009), Sable (m. 1994–2004)
|WWE: SummerSlam 1998, WWE: SummerSlam 1996