Randy Orton is an American professional wrestler and actor. He is signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand. Before being promoted to the main World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) roster, Orton trained in and wrestled for Mid Missouri Wrestling Association-Southern Illinois Conference Wrestling for a month. He was then sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), where he held the OVW Hardcore Championship twice.

Birth Name

Randall Keith Orton

Nickname

The Legend Killer, The Man of Destiny, Dream Killer, The Viper, The Apex Predator, Randy
Randy Orton shirtless body

Profession

Professional Wrestler, Actor

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Randy Orton was born on April 1, 1980, in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.

Age

He’s currently 39 years old.

Residence

St. Charles, Missouri, United States

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

White

Education

Randy went to Hazelwood Central High School in Florissant, Missouri and graduated in 1998.

Family Details

  • Father – Bob Orton, Jr. (Professional Wrestler)
  • Mother – Elaine Orton
  • Siblings – Nathan Orton (Younger Brother), Rebecca Orton (Younger Sister), Roderick Orton (Adopted Brother)
  • Others – Bob Orton, Sr. (Grandfather) (Former Professional Wrestler), Barry Orton (Uncle) (Wrestler-turned-musician)

Manager

Randy is signed with Andy Corren Management.

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Randy Orton dated –

  • Jessica Huntington – Randy was RUMORed to be dating model Jessica Huntington in the past.
  • Samantha Speno (2003-2013) – In 2003, he started dating a girl named, Samantha Speno after meeting her at a bar. They got engaged in November 2005 and married on September 21, 2007. On July 12, 2008, the couple welcomed their first child, daughter Alanna Marie Orton. The couple split in late 2012 and filed for divorce, which was finalized in June 2013.

  • Kimberly Kessler (2015-Present) – He started dating another girl named, Kimberly Kessler and engaged her in July 2015. The duo married on November 14, 2015.They have a daughter together named Brooklyn Rose Orton.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 193 cm
  • In meters – 1.93 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 110 kg
  • In Pounds – 242 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 46-16-33
  • Chest – 46 inches
  • Biceps – 16 inches
  • Waist – 33 inches

Body Build

Bodybuilder

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 12 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Working as a professional wrestler with WWE. Randy has championed the World Heavyweight Championship several times.

Wrestling Debut

Randy ventured into professional wrestling on March 18, 2000 at Mid-Missouri Wrestling Association-Southern Illinois Conference Wrestling (MMWA-SICW).

Film Debut

In 2011, Randy made his onscreen debut with a comedy-drama film That’s What I Am, playing the role of as Ed Freel. His film credits include 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded, The Condemned 2 and Countdown.

Television Debut

In 2007, he appeared as himself in the TV game show, Deal or No Deal (US Version) alongside Edge, John Cena, and Bobby Lashley. Since 2017, he’s playing the lead role as Mark Jones in the American comedy television series The Thundermans.

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in a Kmart commercial and several WWE commercials like this one.

Finishing Moves

  • Full nelson slam – OVW
  • O-Zone (Overdrive)
  • RKO (Jumping cutter)
  • Running punt to an opponent’s head.

Controversies

• In June 2011, Randy Orton created a stir during an interview on radio, by calling former WWE Diva, Kelly-Kelly a slut. Also, he openly admitted to a drug over dose adding more heat to the fire.
• Former WWE superstar, Mr.Kennedy, blames Randy Orton for his firing from the company. In an interview, the former stated that Randy made a huge fuss about being hit on the neck by his move, which according to Mr. Kennedy was a false allegation, as Orton’s head never touched the mat. This instance eventually led to Kennedy’s firing.
• In 2007, Orton made damages worth $50,000 to a hotel in United Kingdom, which he had to pay from his pocket and was sent back home immediately in between the WWE’s tour to UK.
• Orton has been suspended numerous times for violating the WWE wellness policy.

Randy Orton Favorites

  • Favorite Food – Home-made Dishes
  • Favorite Rock – Band Metallica
  • Hobbies – Watching Movies

Randy Orton Net worth

Randy Orton has a net worth of over $12 million as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Randy Orton

  • After high school, he enlisted with the United States Marine Corps and was discharged with bad conduct in 1999 as well as spent 38 days in military prison at Camp Pendleton.
  • Randy has hypermobile shoulders.
  • He has appeared in several WWe video games.
  • In October 2014, Randy became popular on Vine when his superimposed image doing an RKO move became popular.
  • At the 2018 Royal Rumble, Orton entered at number 24 and eliminated NXT Champion Andrade “Cien” Almas before later being eliminated by Roman Reigns.
  • In his career, Randy was titled the world champion more than a dozen times.
  • Randy was warned by his dad to not become a wrestler as he would need to spend his time away from family.
  • Randy has hypermobile shoulders.
  • He has served in the United States Marine Corps after graduating in 1998. But, he used to be absent without a leave. As a result, he was kept at a military prison for 38 days and then sent to the home.
  • Randy was cast in the lead role in The Marine 2 (2009) film, but due to a collarbone injury, he was replaced by Ted DiBiase. Later, during the next part of the film The Marine 3: Homefront (2013), he was again considered. But, due to his negative image with Marine Corps, he was again replaced by wrestler Mike Mizanin.
  •  In October 2014, Randy became popular on Vine when his superimposed image doing an RKO move became popular.
  • He first broke his collarbone in 2009 which resulted him to get dropped from The Marine 2 film. Later, he again broke his collarbone in a motorcycle accident.
  • He was a straight A student in school.
  • Randy is a big fan of monster truck rallies.
  • In reality, he is good friends with wrestler “The Undertaker.”
  • When he won the WWE Heavyweight Champion title at 24, he became the youngest person to achieve so.
  • Interestingly, Orton started his career in WWE as a refree and not as a wrestler.
  • Randy Orton was awarded with The Rookie of the Year award in 2001 by Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI), a respected wrestling magazine.
  • Apart from WWE, Orton has also acted in two movies viz. That’s what i am & 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded.
  • His Finishing move, The RKO, is not a name devised after long meetings of the coaches or the story writers, but is simply named after the initials of his birth name ‘Randy Keith Orton.’

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