|Birth Name:||Dean Muhtadi|
|Birth Place:||Alexandria, Virginia, USA|
|Height:||6 feet 4 inch|
|Date of Birth:||17/07/1986|
|Age:||33 years old|
|College:||University of Maryland, College park|
Born on July 17, 1986 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA as Dean Muhtadi, Mojo was also a one-time defensive lineman for 15 years for the Maryland Terrapins before WWE. Muhtadi is an Egyptian professional who is famous by his ring name Mojo Rawley.
Mojo Rawley is also an actor best known for TV series including WWE NXT of 2010, Breaking Ground 0f 2015 and WWE Smackdown of 1999.
According to the Salary, the average salary of an actor or performer in the United States is $54,828 per year as of 2018. Playing different in TV series must have added a good amount to Mojo Rawley’s Net Worth.
Having an interest in Soccer, Rawley has also played professional soccer for renowned NFL teams like the Arizona Cardinals.
Dean Muhtadi took birth from Syrian and Palestinian descent parents. His father is T.J. Muhtadi and his mother is Maria Muhtadi-Roach, he was raised by his parents at his birthplace Alexandria, Virginia, USA.
In his early days, Muhtadi attended T.C William High School. He was very popular among his friends as he used to promote himself, crack a joke every day during the morning announcement at his school.
Muhtadi with his father and brother Casey used to try the moves of wrestling watching the television. Before a footballer, Muhtadi had a dream to become pro-wrestler since his childhood.
In 2008, Dean was titled to the All-ACC Academic team. He was a three time-time Dean’s list student and also was a two-time All-USA South Athletic Conference All-Academic Selection for being hardworking in the classroom.
Mojo Rawley maintains special relation with the NXT Universe: Breaking Ground.
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Muhtadi began his NFL (National Football League) career since 2009 in the Green Bay Packers. starred four-years on the football and was selected for homecoming king and president of the student government.
At the beginning of his 7th grade, he began to work with financial services firm Morgan Stanley as an intern.
He was offered academic scholarship from Division III Christopher Newport, so he went to grab his opportunity and attended Division III Christopher the University in Newport, Virginia, USA.
Later, Muhtadi got shifted to the University of Maryland after two years and move to football team named Maryland Terrapins as a defensive lineman. Breaking team weightlifting records, He was titled as captain by his senior years. He has also won awards for having the maximum grade-point on his team.
In 2010, Muhtadi was invited from a training camp the NFL’s Green Bay Packers and also he signed a contract with team Arizona Cardinals. He used to earn $150 per day, that means monthly earning of Mojo Rawley today would reach to $4,500 if calculated. Muhtadi used to be called as The Iron Sheikh for his bizarre strength.
Muhtadi made a good impression to the people of Arizona as he used to be fully energized on the field of football. Though he was in grueling camp, he never slowed down and never stopped laughing says The former NFL defensive tackle and practice squad teammate Anthony Toribio, it will be hard to forget today’s Rawley because of his hyped personality– he added.
Mojo rawley during training camp with the Football franchise Arizona cardinals
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Unfortunately, by the first week of training camp, he suffered calf injury- he was even told by his doctors that he won’t be able to continue his career. Returning back to home because of his calf injury, Muhtadi was unable to move.
Muhtadi visualized himself being depressed by completing 28 hours of credits to obtain his MBA at Maryland. 18 months later, by continuing to cure his injury, Rawley gain self-confidence to pursue his incomplete career in football.
In 2012, Muhtadi began receiving offers to join NFL back again and the financial services were in a queue to hire him in a job. But instead of working in financial services,he quit his contract with the National Football League and also left his six-figure job on Wall Street.
He chose to become a professional wrestler with WWE. Though Muhtadi forwarded a cover letter with an athletic resume and some images to WWE headquarters, he didn’t expected a call from them.
However, Canyon Ceman, the vice president of talent development called Rawley and was invited to Monday Night Raw at Washinton’s Verizon Centre, where he described himself in front of the camera as a tryout promo.
As a pro-wrestler, Muhtadi was set to earn a salary around $37,000 or amount 8% of $465,000 with an NFL team according to the Washington Post.
After joining WWE, he changed his name to Mojo Rawley for which he is popular for. Though Zack Ryder started his career decade ago but Rawley and Zack Ryder had been together for just few matches till now. Check out the video of Zack Ryder vs. Mojo Rawley on 9th January 2018.
According to the Forbes, WWE wrestler makes the average earning of $500,000 per year, whereas the top performers succeed to earn more than seven figures. Rawley must be earning an amount in six figures to add on his Net Worth.
Rawley has four siblings including two sisters Tammy Muhtadi and Lena Muhtadi, and two brothers Casey Muhtadi and Garrett Muhtadi. If we talk about his dating and relationships, Rawley was in a relationship with his childhood sweetheart, however, he ended his 13 years of a long relationship after a month of his calf injury.
After his break up, Rawley was devastated and depressed and thought he lost everything.
There are no rumors of Rawley dating any girl after his breakup with his childhood sweetheart. Moreover, he loves to live the private life and stays away from controversies.
However, in 2018, Rawley posted an image with singer Fergie on his Instagram account where he captioned, he has a new girlfriend and a new hair. It was just a joke.
Rawley is very close to NFL player Rob Gronkowski, who attended WrestleMania 33 and got physically present during Rawley’s match and also guide him to win Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal.
Exactly 1 year ago today, I won the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at my very first @WWE #Wrestlemania. A lot has changed since then, but the fire and the drive has not. In 6 days I have the opportunity to become the first ever back-to-back repeat champion. Let’s do this. #WWE #Wrestlemania #MojoRawley #STAYHyped #MojoRising #KillerInstinct #AndreTheGiant #BackToBack #RepeatChamp #NewOrleans