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Are you Looking for Ryback Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, Salary, Weight etc..? Find the latest complete information. Ryback was born on November 10, 1981, in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. He is an American professional wrestler commonly known by his ring name The Big Guy or Ryback. Previously signed to WWE, he currently wrestles on the international independent circuit.
36 years 11 months
November 10, 1981
|Birth Place:||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m)
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Who is Ryback?
Ryback Allen Reeves is an American professional wrestler commonly known by his ring name The Big Guy. Previously signed to WWE, he currently wrestles on the international independent circuit. Some of the movies and television that he has been part of include ‘WWE Tough Enough’, Deep ‘South Wrestling’, and ‘Payback (2013)’ among others.
Ryback ’s early life, childhood, and education
He was born on November 10, 1981, in Las Vegas, Nevada as Ryan Allen Reeves. He was raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and is believed to be of Polish ethnic background. Having started watching professional wrestling at the age of eight, and he was allowed to ring the bell at a live World Wrestling Federation (WWF, later WWE) event, and was the guest bell ringer at the age of just 12.
He attended Western High School and Palo Verde High School and excelled at baseball and football. Ryback also played college baseball during his freshman year at the Community College of Southern Nevada, but broke his leg and ended up missing two seasons. He later attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and entered in its fitness management program.
Ryback ’s career, salary, net worth
Ryback first became a contestant on the TV show ‘Smackdown’. Although not winning the competition, his performance in the final was noticed by the people from the WWE and hence they signed the contract and trained him in DSW for two years. In 2008, he joined the Florida Championship Wrestling and from 2010-2011, he was part of ‘The Nexus Show’. Some of the projects that he has been part of include Tough Enough, Ohio Valley Wrestling, Florida Championship Wrestling, WWE Championship pursuits, RybAxel, Intercontinental Champion, Final storylines and departure, and Independent circuit.
Ryback was trained by Al Snow, Bill DeMott, and Jody Hamilton. His character has been described as “Goldberg meets The Ultimate Warrior meets Rob Van Dam’s tights’’. His signature moves consist of Back body drop, Bearhug, Big boot, Diving splash and other and his finishing move is Silverback Attack (vertical suplex power slam).
After a contract dispute with WWE, he departed WWE in August 2016. He has now started dipping his toe in other fields, including launching his own nutrition line, hosting his own podcast and writing a book. Ryback is proving that he doesn’t need WWE to make his brand successful.
The annual salary of Ryback $655,500 and his net worth is estimated to be a total of $ 1.5 million.
Ryback ’s rumors, controversy
Ryback was part of numerous controversies during his feud with WWE regarding equal pay for talent. And his messy departure from WWE has also been the subject of various controversies. His somewhat irresponsible comments over the social media have raised some eyebrows among his longtime fans.
Ryback ’s body measurement
Ryback has a comparatively tall height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m). He weighs 132 kg. Additionally, he is known for his buffed body structure.