Net Worth: $2 Million
- Source of Wealth Wrestling, WWE
- Birth Place Champlin, Minnesota
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Joseph Curtis “Joe” Hennig
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth October 1, 1979
- Occupation Professional Wrestler
- Children Brock
About Curtis Axel (Previously Michael McGillicutty)
Curtis Axel is the ring name of an American professional wrestler in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) who has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Born Joseph Curtis “Joe” Hennig on October 1, 1979 in Champlin, Minnesota, he earned his net worth as a professional wrestler. He was a member of The Nexus and the WWE Tag Team Championships with his tag team partner David Otunga.
He made his professional debut on July 13, 2007 in Waterloo, Iowa for World League Wrestling (WLW) with Ted DiBiase Jr. to defeat Dinn T. Moore and Brandum Tatum by disqualification. He later went on a nine-month winning streak in LWL before he suffered his first single loss to “Wild” Wade Chism. Hennig previously wrestled at their developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) and was part of the second season of WWE NXT.
Joe Hennig is a third generation professional wrestler. He is the grandson of Larry “The Axe” Hennig and the son of “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig who are both professional wrestlers. His sister Amy is also a professional wrestler. He and his wife had a son named Brock in 2009. He enjoys ice fishing and fantasy football. In the 2011 National Football League (NFL) season, he won the WWE Magazine’s Fantasy Football League. He has trained with The Rock to prepare for The Rock’s WWE Championship match against CM Punk at the Royal Rumble. He has also trained with Brock Lesnar to prepare for Lesnar’s match against Triple H at WrestleMania 9.
In 2013 he was rebranded as Curtis Axel, a mix of his father’s name “Curt”, and his grandfather’s nickname “The Axe”.