Rob Van Dam - Famous Actor

Rob Van Dam Net Worth


Rob Van Dam, also known as Robert Alex Szatkoswki, is a famous American professional wrestler. With a net worth of $5 million dollars, he has spent nearly 25 years in the wrestling industry, capturing the attention of fans around the world. Known for his previous martial arts training and his success in WCW, ECW, and WWE, Rob Van Dam has established himself as a three-time World Champion and a holder of 21 championships throughout his career.

Key facts:

  • Rob Van Dam began his wrestling career in Ohio in the late 80s after training under The Sheik.
  • He was renamed Rob Van Dam by a promoter due to his passing resemblance to Jean Claude Van Damme and his previous martial arts training.
  • He won his first regional wrestling title in 1992 and signed with World Championship Wrestling the same year.
  • After four low-key years in the WCW, he signed with Extreme Championship Wrestling where he became popular with fans.
  • Rob Van Dam is a three-time World Champion and has won a total of 21 championships over the course of his nearly 25-year wrestling career.

Basic Information About Rob Van Dam

CategoryAthletes β€Ί Wrestlers
ProfessionsWrestler, Actor
Net worth$5,000,000
Date of birth1970-12-18 (53 years old)
Place of birthBattle Creek
NationalityUnited States of America
Curiosities and TrademarksRaises both arms, and points to his head with his thumbs. He does this 3 times whilst saying 'Rob Van Dam'
The Van Daminator (spinning spit kick to a chair in an opponet's face while they catch it and hold it up)
RVD 4:20 Suicide Senton Sault - ECW special - (Rob jumps and flips from the top turnbuckle to nail an opponent out in the third row of an audience)
Trademark move: Hollywood Star Press (Split-Legged Moonsault)
Finishing move: Five Star Frog Splash (Frog Splash)
Trademark move: VanTerminator (Corner-to-Corner Missile Dropkick, which drives a steel chair into the face of his opponent)
Trademark move: 4:20 (Double Leg Drop with Rey Mysterio)
Trademark move: Chair Surf (Running Dropkick, driving a steel chair into the face of a seated opponent)
Trademark move: Rolling Thunder (Forward roll into a Somersault Senton)
Trademark move: Skateboard (Basball Slide Dropkick to a seated opponent in the corner)
Trademark move: Steam Roller (Rolling Fireman's Carry Slam)
Trademark move: Cartwheel Moonsault
Trademark move: Corkscrew Leg Drop (he also does this off the apron to an opponent on the security railing)
Trademark move: Flying Thrust Kick
Trademark move: Lifting Double Underhook Facebuster
Trademark move: Split-Legged Moonsault
Trademark move: Turnbuckle Shoulder Thrust Series into a Monkey Flip
Signature Move: Corkscrew Dropkick
SpouseSonia Van Dam - (6 SeptemberΒ 1998 - 2018)Β (divorced)
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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Rob Van Dam roles

Movie / Series Role
Assault on VA-33Zero
The X FilesBurt's Opponent 1 episode, 2000
City GuysSelf 1 episode, 1999
WWE Monday Night RAWRob Van Dam 202 episodes, 1997-2019
V.I.P.Maj. Talbot 1 episode, 2000

Rob Van Dam's Quotes

  • Hey, everything is cool when you're Rob Van Dam.
  • Things have a way of just working themselves out.
  • (On what he would want put on his tombstone) "One of a kind."
  • (On WWE wrestler Triple H) "He carries himself like his position and championship mean all the world to him. He's voted most least likely to be chilling at RVD's pool."

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Interesting Facts about Rob Van Dam

  1. Holds the record for the longest reign as ECW World TV Champion, holding it from April 4, 1998, to March 4, 2000.
  2. Was a heavyweight runner up in the 1990 Kalamazoo, Michigan Toughman Contest
  3. Real-life professional wrestler. The "world television champion"
  4. In an unofficial poll among wrestling fans in August 2001, the question was "Which superstar will make it as the next main eventer?" Rob Van Dam won with an astounding 65% of the vote. He beat out other wrestlers Jerry Lynn, Tajiri, Chris Jericho, X-Pac and Chris Kanyon.
  5. Holds the record for the heaviest weight lifted using the 'Van Dam Lift' (166.5 lbs)
  6. His own lift, the 'Van Dam Lift', is a registered lift open for all competitors to do at any USWA weightlifting meet
  7. In 1998, the 'Van Dam Lift' was approved by the IAWA (International All-Around Weightlifting Association.)
  8. Inventor of the 'Van Dam Lift' for weight lifting. This involves doing a split between two benches and lifting a dumbell from the floor to the waist
  9. Past titles include: ECW World Television ECW Tag Team, WWF Hardcore {3x}, and WWF Intercontinental.
  10. Had a short stint in the old WCW as Robbie V
  11. Is the only professional wrestler ever to appear on the cover of "High Times" Magazine.
  12. Is fluent in Spanish.
  13. He is the only current WWE wrestler to be in the game "Legends of Wrestling".
  14. Was given the name "Rob Van Dam" by a Florida Wrestler/Promoter named Ron Slinker
  15. During his brief stint in WCW in the early 90s, he wrestled in the WCW World Television Title Tournament after Scott Steiner vacated the belt. Van Dam was eliminated by Vinnie Vegas (Kevin Nash).
  16. An Air Brush Store located in a mall designs his tights.
  17. Debut in the WWF in 1997 wrestling a few WWF/ECW cross promotion matches. Ironically his first match in 1997 in the WWF was against an unknown wrestler named Jeff Hardy. Later on when Rob Van Dam returned to the WWF in 2001 his first match was against Jeff Hardy who established himself to be one of the top wrestlers at the time.
  18. Was influenced into wrestling by several wrestlers including "Leaping" Lanny Poffo, whose style is similar to Van Dam's, both in flexability and acrobatics.
  19. At the time of ECW's last days as a wrestling promotion when many of their stars were wrestling without receiving pay, it was reported that ECW Owner, Paul Heyman owed him over $100,000 in back pay. Heyman helped further his career by pushing for the WWF to sign him.
  20. Held the WWE Tag Team Titles with Kane, and later with Booker T.

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