Net Worth: $6 Million
- Source of Wealth Film, Television, Wrestling, Politics
- Birth Place Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States
- Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)
- Marital Status Married (Theresa Larson Masters)
- Full Name James George Janos
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth July 15, 1951
- Ethnicity Slovak, German
- Occupation Politician, Actor, Wrestler, Political Commentator, Naval Veteran, Author
- Education North Hennepin College, Roosevelt High School
- Children 2 (Tyrel, Jade)
About Jesse Ventura
James George Janos, better known as Jesse Ventura, is an American politician, actor, television and radio host and a former professional wrestler with a net worth of $6 million. He was born on 15th July, 1951 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Jesse Ventura is his stage name. he has been the 38th Governor of Minnesota for a term between 1999 and 2003.
Ventura has also served as a U.S Navy Underwater Demolition Team member during the Vietnam War. He was a professional wrestler from 1975 to 1986. He took the name Jesse “The Body” Ventura. He had a long stay in the World Wrestling Federation as a color commentator and a performer. Ventura’s name has even been included in the company’s Hall of Fame in 2004.
When he was into wrestling, Jesse was also a part of several films such as the “Predator”, which turned out to be a huge commercial success. The movie also featured Arnold Schwarzenegger, who interestingly also entered politics later on. Jesse himself entered politics as the Mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, and he stayed there from 1991 to 1995. After his term ended, he was the candidate of the Reform Party. He ran a low budget campaign that focused on grassroots events that encouraged citizens not to go for politics. His campaign was successful. Jesse has taken initiatives to reduce the income tax, and construct the Hiawatha Line, among others. He left office in 2003, and decided not to run for reelection.
On July 18th 1975, he married Terry. The couple has two children – a son named Tyrel, and a daughter named Jade. It was revealed that Jesse had used anabolic steroids during his wrestling days. In 2002, he was hospitalized for severe blood clots in his lungs. This injury ended his wrestling career.
Earnings & Financial Data
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- Earnings 2014
- Earnings 1991
Lawsuit Settlement 2014
Legal settlement received for the defamation case he filed against American Sniper's Chris Kyle's estate.
Lawsuit Settlement 1991
Amount he earned for the settlement of the case that involves fraud, misappropriation of publicity rights, and quantum meruit in Minnesota state court against Titan Sports