Torrie Wilson is an American fitness competitor, model, actress, and professional wrestler. She is one of the popular names in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). As a model, she has been on the cover of many high-profile magazines including FHM.
Early Life And Education Of Torrie Wilson
Torrie Wilson was born on July 24, 1975, in Boise, Idaho under the birth sign Leo. She was very shy as a kid, her confidence built up only after joining high school. She was involved in dance, cheerleading, and track and field. During the same course, she showed her interest in the model and with the help of her mother, she started visiting agencies.
After agencies suggested her to lose weight Wilson started the process, however, began having anorexia nervosa and then bulimia that lasted from ages 14-to-20. After recovering from the disorder, she then began her fitness journey. With a high determination and hard work, she started gaining recognition and also won the Miss Galaxy competition in 1998. In addition, as the part of the Women's Tri-Fitness Championships held in 1998, Wilson won first place in the Grace and Physique round.
Torrie Wilson's Career
Wilson began wrestling journey after she went to a World Championship Wrestling show with her then-boyfriend in 1999. While she was backstage, she was asked to walk out to the ring together with professional wrestler Scott Steiner. Her body and fitness-freak nature were loved by the show's managers and she was asked to work there. She agreed and debut in the ring under the nickname Samantha.
Her journey on the WWE was not simple, she had to go through, many controversies, disputes, allegations, and so much more, however, that is WWE for everyone. Despite all, she is one of the loved and followed female wrestlers who retired in 2008. Her last appearance was on the November 23 episode of SmackDown!. On May 8, 2008, she was released from the contract.
As Wilson is full of surprises, she shocked the show audience, when after only eleven months of her retirement, she returned to the ring at WrestleMania XXV. Similarly, on January 22, 2018, Wilson appeared on WWE Raw 25 Years "as part of a segment honoring female WWE legends" alongside Nikki Bella, Brie Bella, Kelly Kelly, Trish Stratus and so on.
She made her television debut on June 28, 2001; portraying a "villain" in SmackDown! as part of The Coalition, aka, The Alliance. During her appearances, she was mostly teamed up with Stacy Keibler. As a matter of fact, the duo made their debut together.
Torrie Wilson's Net Worth
Torrie Wilson aged 43 began her professional wrestling career in 1999. She is also supermodel and has modeled for several modeling agencies. She has also received lots of prestigious awards being a model. From her outstanding career, she has managed to amass a huge net worth. As per the sources, her net worth is around $5 million.
An average salary of a wrestler in the USA is $500k which varies as per experience, popularity, and potential. Some of the highest earning wrestlers are Kevin Owens— $2 million (£1.43 million), Dean Ambrose— $2.2 million (£1.57 million), The Undertaker— $2.5 million (£1.79 million), Seth Rollins— $2.7 million (£1.93 million), Randy Orton— $2.9 million (£2.07 million), AJ Styles— $3.5 million (£2.5 million), Brock Lesnar— $6.5 million (£4.65 million), John Cena — $10 million (£7.15 million).
Torrie Wilson's Personal Life
Torrie Wilson was a married woman but not anymore. She tied the knot to Peter Gruner. They began dating in 1999 and after being in love affairs for about four years they finally got married on 11 July 2003. They remained together for about half a decade and divorced in 2008.
During this married life, they didn't have any children. The actual reason for their separation is unknown. She also dated Alex Rodriguez. They were involved in romantic relation from 2011 but it also ended in 2015.
As of 2019, she is possibly single as she has not mentioned as her boyfriend.