Net Worth: $5.5 Million
- Source of Wealth Wrestling, Television, WWE
- Birth Place Penwortham, Lancashire, England[
- Height 1.98 m
- Full Name Wade Barrett
- Nationality English
- Date of Birth August 10, 1980
- Weight 112 kg
- Occupation Wrestler, WWE
About Wade Barrett
Wade Barrett is a professional English wrestler. He has a net worth of $5.5 Million. Wade’s wealth comes from his career as a wrestler with WWE. Before becoming a part of WWE, he worked with Dropkixx Wrestling, All Star Wrestling and Welsh Wrestling. He has several ring names – Lawrence Knight, Stu Bennett, Stu Sanders, and Wade Barrett.
Barrett won the first season of NXT in 2010. In June of the same year, he made it to Raw. Wade is famous for being the leader of a villainous gang called “Nexus”. Wade appeared as a challenger in the show “SummerSlam”. In March 2011, he formed a Corre with former members of Nexus. Wade was able to win his first WWE Intercontinental Championship, a considerable achievement in his career. He won it a second time after defeating Kofi Kingston in 2012.
Barrett was born on August 10th 1980 in Penwortham. However, he grew up and lived around Preston, Lancashire. At the age of six, he moved to Wales. Davey Boy Smith is Barrett’s big inspiration to become a professional wrestler. Barrett has disclosed that his best match ever was the 1992 SumerSlam match between Smith and Bret Hart, who is one of Wade’s favourites.
At the age of 21 he finally decided to be a professional wrestler. He was trained under Jon Ritchie and Al Snow. He made his debut in June 2004 with the name Stu Sanders. This was a 30-man bout that was organized by the NWA UK Hammerlock Wrestling.
Interestingly, Wade Barrett has a degree in marine biology from the University of Liverpool. He worked at a science laboratory for some time and as a consultant at the Venn Group.