|Born Name||Nicholas Theodore Nemeth|
|Birth Place||Cleveland, Ohio|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
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WWE’s wrestlers are adored by their fans without any fatigue. And if you are one among those who frequently tune into the realm of World Wrestling Entertainment, you probably shouldn’t be needing the intro of Nicholas Theodore Nemeth aka Dolph Ziggler.
Nicholas Theodore Nemeth is a household name in WWE. He is popular for terrorizing his opponent with his hammering move, the satellite DDT. WWE offers quite a hardship to its fighters into the ring. But the aftermath it gives to the wrestlers is nothing but the stardom, stardom, and stardom. Oh! And don’t forget the money, too. So what are the perks that Nicholas is garnering for knocking out his foes? To know more about Dolph Ziggler’s net worth, dating life and career, let’s scroll along!!
How Much is Dolph Ziggler’s Net Worth?
On Feb 2018, Dolph Ziggler signed a new two year deal with WWE. The deal, in turn, made Ziggler one of the top-earning superstars ending all the speculations surrounding his future with the company.
And now, Ziggler is reportedly earning around $1.5 million per year. Furthermore, Ziggler climbed up among the highest paid WWE superstars when he nabbed the 30th entrant in 2018’s Royal Rumble. Consequently, Nemeth became the third highest paid pro-wrestler behind Brock Lesnar and John Cena, ex-husband of Elizabeth Huberdeau.
Following his contract with the WWE, Nemeth currently receives an estimated $650,000 per month for his appearance on WWE’s subsequent broadcast RAW. With such a huge payscale, Dolph Ziggler, at present has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.
Dolph Ziggler’s Career
Nicholas Theodore Nemeth’s career fueled when he signed a development contract with WWE in 2004, just after having a prolific career in amateur wrestling for Kent State University.
WWE Production promoted him to WWE’s Raw brand shortly afterward in 2005, playing the caddy sidekick to Kerwin White. He also went back to OVW shortly afterward, with the name Nicky.
As Nicky, he joined the cheerleading-themed Spirit Squad, who debuted on RAW in January 2006. His team won the World Tag Team Championship once before returning to OVW that November.
In September 2007, Nemeth entered Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), where he won the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship twice, with Brad Allen and later Gavin Spears.
Upon his return to the main roster in September 2008, Nemeth repackaged himself as Dolph Ziggler. Since then, he has won the World Heavyweight Championship twice, the Intercontinental Championship six times, and the United States Championship twice.
Dolph was also the sole survivor of two Survivor Series elimination matches, once at the 2012 event and again at the 2014 event. He even broadcasted multiple pay-per-view events for WWE for quite a while.
Dolph Ziggler’s Relationships and Dating History
At the present, Dolph Ziggler is currently dating American wrestler Ashley Mae Sebera who is also popular in the ring as Dana Brooke. The pair has not themselves admitted their relationship, but, looking at their pictures, it seems obvious.
Previously, Ziggler dated an American actress/comedian, Amy Schumer at the beginning of his WWE career. At the time, Amy was also a newcomer in Hollywood.
However, the couple called off their relationship just after some years from their initial dating. Amy later blamed their sexual activities as the apparent reason behind their split up.
After Amy, another name pictured with Nemeth was that of fellow female wrestler Nikki Bella, John Cena’s present partner with whom Nemeth started having affair from 2008.
The couple at the time were so in love that even Nemeth’s fans were rooting hard for them for their engagement. But shockingly, Nemeth and Nikki also ended their relationship just some years after their first date.
As for Nikki, she went on to have an even hotter fling with even bigger WWE star from the CENATION, the John Cena.
Dolph Ziggler’ Wiki-Bio; Age, Early Life, Education, and Instagram
Dolph Ziggler was born on July 27, 1980, in Cleveland, Ohio. Ziggler is of Hungarian descent.
He was a fan of professional wrestling from a very young age of 5. As a child, he visited a wrestling event at the Richfield Coliseum.
Then, he decided to become a professional wrestler at age 12. He later shared on Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling Podcast that he chose his WWE name “Dolph” because it was his great-grandfather’s name.
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Nemeth studied at St. Edward High School in Lakewood, Ohio, where he started off as an amateur wrestler. Later he emerged out holding the school record for most pins in a career with 82.
At St. Edward, he used to team up with Gray Maynard and Andy Hrovat. The trio won the National Championships on two occasions.
Ziggler was also a collegiate wrestler at Kent State University, eventually setting what was then the record for most career wins in the team’s history. His record, however, was passed in 2006.
As of 2010, Ziggler stands second all-time in career victories at Kent State. Ziggler had 121 career wins between 2000 and 2003. He graduated in political science with a pre-law minor.
Prior Ziggler’s WWE Trial
Prior to his WWE tryout, Dolph Ziggler enrolled himself with the law school at Arizona State University. Nemeth then won championships in three consecutive years.
He also became a three-time All-Mid-American Conference champion, winning the 165 lb (75 kg) tournament in 2000, 2002, and 2003. As of 2010, he is the last wrestler from Kent State University to have won three amateur wrestling championships.
Ziggler at present prefers his side gig as a comedian which is very much understandable through his recent Instagram activities. Recently he announced on January 9, 2018, that he will be carrying his comedy tour through 9 states including his hometown of Ohio.
All the scheduled dates for the tour are sprinkled in Dolph Ziggler’s Instagram account, so better hurry up for the tickets and further details.