How much is WWE star LA Knight’s net worth? The professional wrestler from Maryland has an estimated net worth of US$910,000. He is active in the wrestling industry for nearly two decades during which he has wrestled for various promotions including WWE, Total Nonstop Wrestling (TNA)/ Impact Wrestling, Ring of Honor (ROH) and so on.
Who is NXT star LA Knight?
LA Knight is a professional wrestler who is currently performing on the WWE’s NXT brand. He rose into the limelight after earning the Million Dollar Champion in 2021. Previously, he wrestled for National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) and Impact Wrestling from 2010 to 2013 and 2015 to 2019 respectively.
Date of Birth
He was born on November 1, 1982.
How old is the wrestler?
LA Knight is 39 years old as of 2021, considering his date of birth.
Where is LA Knight from?
He is from Hagerstown, Maryland, the United States which is also his place of birth.
Like most professional WWE wrestlers, LA Knight resides in Los Angeles, California.
What is his birth name?
His real (birth) name is Shaun Ricker. He has used his real name to wrestle at National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) from 2010 to 2013.
How Tall is LA Knight?
NXT star LA Knight stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch or 185 cm.
He weighs about 234 pounds or 106 kilograms.
LA Knight vs Cameron Grimes?
We have already encountered a wrestling match LA Knight vs Cameron Grimes that took place in 2021. Knight defeated Grimes in a ladder match for Million Dollar Championship at TakeOver: In Your House on June 13, 2021.
LA Knight and Ted Dibiase
In June 2021, LA Knight was having a championship celebration which was hosted by Ted DiBiase. Knight surprised the audience by turning on DiBiase during the ceremony.
How was his early career?
He started his early wrestling career at Heartland Wrestling Association (HWA). His ring name was Deuce. He won the HWA Television Championship on November 9, 2004, which he lost in early 2005. He also worked for Mach One Wrestling (M1W) where he lost his first match against Tommy Wilson. From 2010 to 2013, he worked for NWA Championship Wrestling where he formed a tag team called The Natural Selection with Brian Cage.
His first WWE appearance was recorded in 2008 where he was seen on ECW in a dark match where he lost to Cryme Tyme in a losing effort. He was seen in the role of a bodyguard during a segment between Kevin Nash and CM Punk in 2011.
He was mentioned in the list of various independent wrestlers by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter undergoing the necessary medical testing before going to be signed for WWE in May 2013. He used ring name “Slate Randall” while reporting to the WWE Performance Center where he defeated in a dark match during the October 2013 television tapings of NXT. Later, he lost to wrestlers like Baron Corbin, Mason Ryan and Mojo Rawley. On May 2, 2014, he recorded his last match at NXT Live event as he was released by WWE from the contract on August 1, 2014.
It was a surprise when the news came that the company has re-signed him on February 14, 2021. As a heel character, he was assigned to the NXT brand where he made his first appearance at the TakeOver: Vengeance Day pre-show during which his new ring name was announced as “LA Knight.” He participated in a Gauntlet Eliminator in April where he was defeated. In June 2021, he won the re-introduced Million Dollar Championship by marking a victory against Cameron Grimes. This was the first title won by him in WWE.
Appearance at The Hero
He appeared on the television show called The Hero in the year 2013. The show was hosted by legendary wrestler/ actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
He was also seen in the popular sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine in the “Boyle-Linetti Wedding” episode in 2015. He also made his appearance as a male bodybuilder, Mario in the non-speaking role who’s going to get married (Terry Crews) as Detective Terry Jeffords. He played the role of “The Overcharger” a heel pro-wrestler in 2021 who got eliminated by Ric Flair in a Car Shield auto insurance commercial.
His Twitter handle is reachable @laknightwwe where he has amassed more than 42k followers.
The NXT megastar is also active on Instagram @aknightwwe where he is being followed by more than 70k followers.
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