Mike Foley is an American legendary former professional wrestler, best-selling author, actor, and writer, currently, signed as the color commentator for WWE. Foley is a four-time World Champion and one time TNA World Heavyweight Champion and eleven-time World Tag Team Champion.
Famed for his ring name Cactus Jack, Dude Love and Manson, Mike was born as Michael Francis Foley in Bloomington, Indiana to his parents: Jack Foley and Beverly Foley. He attended Ward Melville High School and pursued his career in pro wrestling from the State University of New York.
Mike was interested in wrestling right from his childhood and was influenced even more after he watched the match between Jimmy Snuka and Don Muraco. And after completing his graduation, he started training himself at Dominic DeNucci's wrestling school. After the completion of his training classes, he eventually debuted as a heel in the World Championship Wrestling.
Mike apparent worship of physical pain has allowed him to satisfy his womb-to-tomb dream and become one in every of the foremost fashionable wrestlers within the World Wrestling Federation. He has participated in many of the WWF's notoriously sensational extreme spectacles.
Moreover, Foley fought a brutal match with a separated shoulder; the same year he was body slammed fifteen feet from the cage onto a bed of thumbtacks. Incidents like these have contributed to the negative image of pro-wrestling as needlessly violent and ultimately dangerous to the competitors—an image tragically strengthened by the death of the WWF's Owen Hart in an exceedingly fall from the rafters of a Kansas town arena.
Despite his wrestling career, Mike also featured in several movies and TV series such as Beyond the Mat, Anamorph, Dixieland, Chokeslam, The Howard Stern Show, Celebrity Death Match, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Holy Foley, 30 Rock, and much more,
Foley has earned wide recognition and wealth in his career. He is a four-time World Champion, eleven times World tag team champion, one-time TNA Legends Champion and The Inaugural WWF Hardcore Champion.
Moving towards his personal life, Mike Foley married to his long-term girlfriend, Colette in 1992, The couple is blessed with 4 children: Dewey Francis (born February 20, 1992), Noelle Margaret (born December 15, 1993), Michael Francis "Mickey" Jr. (born in 2001), and Hughie Francis (born in 2003).
The couple is free from past affairs and also from the mishaps of divorce.
His sons Mickey and Hughie operate their own YouTube channel, MickeyFoley0105. Back in 2016, Foley's daughter Nolle revealed her crush on WWE Superstar Randy Orton who was married to Samantha Speno.
His father jack Foley was a former Ward Melville High School Athletic Director, he died on September 13, 2009.
Mike earned a massive amount of money from his wrestling career. Apart from being a professional wrestler, his career as an author, actor, and writer also earns him a lot.
Mike's current salary is alleged to be $550,000 and as of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be $18 million while his net worth in 2012 was $15 million.