Rusev is a professional wrestler from Bulgaria. He is currently signed to WWE and associated with the “SmackDown Live” brand.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Miroslav Barnyashev was born in Plovdiv, a city in Bulgaria’s People’s Republic. As an adult, he attended a sports school and competed in powerlifting and rowing. When he was younger, he watched and was inspired by his wrestling idols. He decided to pursue a career in this sport.
Rusev moved from Bulgaria to the United States to pursue a career as a professional wrestler. At the Knox Pro Wrestling Academy, he began training with former wrestling superstars Rikishi and Gangrel. On November 22, 2008, in San Diego, he defeated Aerial Star in his debut match. In 2010, he competed in the Santa Maria Vendetta Pro Wrestling competition.
Rusev’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Rusev, who was born on December 25, 1985, is 36 years old as of today, August 4, 2022. He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 90 kg.
Rusev’s Profession & Career
Rusev made his major roster debut in the 2014 Royal Rumble, entering at No. 6. After three months, he made his WWE RAW debut and defeated Zack Ryder. He was later elevated to the ranks of Russian Hero and Russian Superstar.
Rusev has an undefeated record. He won the US Championship in 2014, becoming the first Bulgarian champion in WWE history. In 2015, he competed in the Royal Rumble match and finished as the runner-up.
Rusev won a fight in May 2016 and earned the opportunity to compete for the US Championship at Extreme Rules against Kalisto. In the process, he won his first US Championship.
Achievements and Awards
Miroslav Barnyashev is a well-known Bulgarian/American pro wrestler. He is best known for his Raw brand wrestling performances. He is currently under contract with WWE. Rusev goes by the ring name “Rusev.” He is the only Bulgarian athlete who has wrestled for WWE. He has won the US Championship three times.
Rusev has played the role of the evil foreigner in the United States since his WWE debut. Through crowd interaction, Rusev has become one of the most popular WWE wrestlers. His fans helped him become a Wrestling Star thanks to his popularity and Rusev Day.
Rusev’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
In July 2016, Rusev married his fellow wrestler Lana, WWE performer Catherine Perry. They are residents of Nashville, Tennessee. On September 27, 2019, he received his American citizenship. Rusev and other VPW wrestlers appeared in the song “The Whole F’n Show.”
He also made his video game debut as a character in WWE 2015. He has also appeared in WWE in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. In 2016, Rusev appeared in Season 6 of the television reality series “Total Divas,” as well as the WWE films Countdown, WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon, and Scooby-Doo!
Rusev’s Salary and Net Worth
He is a famous wrestler who has won major titles for his outstanding performance. He has won the United States Championship twice. Rusev has three times won the WWE United States Championship. As of August 2022, his net worth is expected to be $2 million.
|Real Name||Miroslav Barnyashev|
|Age||36 years old|
|Birth Date||December 25, 1985|
|Birth Place||Plovdiv, People’s Republic of Bulgaria|
|Height||5 ft 10 inches|
|Wife||Lana (m. 2016)|
|Children||Information not available|
|Profession||Bulgarian professional wrestler|
|Net Worth||$2 million|