How much is WWE Eric Bugenhagen’s net worth? The professional wrestler from Franklin, Wisconsin has an estimated net worth of US$1 million. Apart from his impressive salary, his net worth Is also being contributed through his YouTube career. He has been able to establish himself as a renowned Internet personality amassing more than 227k subscribers. His prestigious achievement in the wrestling world including being a two-time 24/7 champion. He has been wrestling in WWE with ring names ‘The Nightpanther’ and ‘Joseph Average.’
How old is Eric Bugenhagen?
Eric Bugenhagen was born on October 19, 1987, which makes his age be 44 years old as of 2021.
Place of birth
Franklin, Wisconsin, the United States
He was trained by professional wrestler Matt Bloom who is also a color commentator and former National Football League player.
Height and weight
Eric Bugenhagen stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch or 185 cm. He weighs about 106 kilograms or 234 pounds.
How was his early life?
Bugenhagen was enrolled at Franklin High School in Franklin, Wisconsin during which he got recognized as a state title. Under the name Barry Davis, he wrestled for NCAA Division I the University of Wisconsin. From 2006 to 2011, he also competed for the Wisconsin Badgers. He also competed at the NCAA Championships twice where he was qualified for the 2010 (Omaha, Nebraska) and 2011 (Philadelphia) tournaments. He earned his graduation with a degree in kinesiology.
On the October 19, 2017 episode of WWE NXT Live, Bugenhagen marked his professional wrestling debut appearing as ‘Ric Boog.’ He lost to Lars Sullivan in a singles match. He took some break following an injury and made his return using his real name on February 6, 2019, on NXT where he was defeated by Drew Gulak. He joined the 20-man battle royal as Rik Bugez on the May 1, 2019 episode of WWE Worlds Collide where he was seen competing against wrestlers like Tyler Bate, Drew Gulak, Akira Tozawa, Brian Kendrick and Roderick Strong.
He teamed with Denzel Dejournette in a losing effort against the NXT Tag Team Champions The Viking Raiders (Ivar and Erik) on the February 21, 2019 episode of WWE NXT Live. He also lost to Finn Balor on the February 22, 2020 episode of WWE NXT Live. He played Old Spice representative character Joseph Average/The Nightpanther in various segments and multiple backstage advertisements. He won the WWE 24/7 Championship twice after defeating R-Truth.
When was his YouTube channel created?
His YouTube channel was created on December 17, 2012.
Social networking sites
His Facebook profile is reachable https://www.facebook.com/ericbugez. He is also active on Twitter @rikbugez with more than 22k followers. WWE talent – Rik Bugez is also active on Instagram @the_vanhagen where he is being followed by over 103k people.
Is Eric Bugenhagen married? Who is his wife?
American professional wrestler Eric Bugenhagen is a married man. However, he chooses not to disclose his personal life secrets and therefore, Bugenhagen’s wife’s name isn’t disclosed. The pair is blessed with a daughter who has been frequently featured in Bugenhagen’s YouTube videos.