Sean Waltman Net Worth, Background, Wrestling Career, Relationship and Media Appearances

Published Date   03rd Jul. 2017, 10:18 am
Sean Waltman Net Worth, Background, Wrestling Career, Relationship and Media Appearances
Quick Info
Birth Name: Sean Michael Waltman
Date of Birth: 13/07/1972
Age: 48 years old
Nationality: American

American professional wrestler, Sean Waltman net worth rose as he wrestled for more than three decades and won dozen of championships.


Born on July 13, 1972, Sean Waltman has wrestled for World Wrestling Federation (WWF) between 1993 and 2002. Sean Waltman net worth elevated as he continued wrestling for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. The winner of dozens of championships and titles, Waltman has also won lightweight and heavyweight titles.

Birth and Background

Sean Waltman was born on July 13, 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the United States of America which makes his nationality American. Waltman was raised by a single mother and was left unsupervised until the age of 5. He did not have a happy childhood as he underwent a series of molestation when he was small. Therefore, he even dropped out of school when he was in ninth grade due to this reason.

He was interested in wrestling from his early days. As a result, he had also joined the school wrestling team but later he quit it. However, he spent a lot of time working around wrestling ring for free to keep fuelling his passion. Meanwhile, he got to train under Joe Malenko, Boris Malenko, Karl Gotch and Masami Soronaka.

Professional Career and Highlights

After receiving appropriate training, Sean Waltman net worth hiked as he made his debut appearance in wrestling as The Lightning Kid in 1989. He worked for various independent promotions namely, Global Wrestling Federation and Pro Wrestling America. The persevering wrestler won a number of titles. PWA Light Heavyweight, PWA Iron Horse TV and GWF Light Heavyweight Championship are some of the titles to name.

Sean Waltman net worth rose after his partner Jerry Lynn left wrestling due to health issues. Waltman and Lynn had worked together to win PWA Tag Team title twice. He spent his initial career in WWF. Later, he joined World Championship Wrestling in 1996. However, a couple of years later, WCW president Eric Bischoff fired him. So, he returned back to WWF as X-Pac in 1998 and stayed there until 2002.

After spending three entertaining years in WWF, he joined Total Nonstop Action (TNA) and Xtreme Pro Wrestling until 2011. In between he was associated with Wrestling Society X and National Wrestling Alliance. Again, he returned back to WWE (previously known as WWF) in 2011 and worked there as a Scout and Evaluator. In 2013, he signed contract with WWE and is still working there in the backstage.

Media Appearances

Apart from wrestling, he also appeared in the amateur porn film 1 Night in China. His co-star was his then-girlfriend Joanie Laurer (Chyna). The Adult Video News Awards ranked the film as the Top Selling Release of 2006.

Similarly, Waltman also appeared on ESPN’s E:60. It presented a documentary on Scott Hall’s involvement with drugs and alcohol along through the interviews with Hall’s family members. The interviewees also included his close friends from wrestling industry like Hulk Hogan, Sean Waltman, Eric Bischoff and Stephanie McMahon.

For now, Waltman and his wrestling colleague Johnny Fairplay host a weekly show about life topics and wrestling insights. Besides, Sean Waltman net worth escalated with his appearances in many video games that has wrestling themes. WCW vs. NCW: World Tour, WCW Nitro, WWF Attitude are some of the video games where Waltman has appeared.

Wife, Relationship and Children

Waltman was 19 when he married a woman named Terry. Waltman and Terry has two children: Jesse and Katilyn. The couple, however, divorced in 2002. Later, he engaged Joanie Laurer. Laurer had competed in the WWF as Chyna previously. But Laurer and Waltman also split even after Waltman tried to reconcile with her in 2005.

Depression, Drug Abuse and Arrest

The shadow of his childhood left a long term mark in his life. He underwent depression after breaking up with Chyna as a result of which he tried to commit suicide. Also, he took drugs and underwent rehabilitation in Houston, Texas.

Later on December 21, 2011 Waltman turned himself in for arrest on the charge of substance abuse. He paid $2150 bond and he eventually released. Similarly, he was arrested at Los Angeles Airport recently on April 29, 2017. He was under the possession of marijuana and methamphetamine. The charges dropped on May 26.

Sean Waltman Net Worth

The professional wrestler underwent difficulties in his early life and even recently. However, his wrestling career was professional and smooth earning him a descent salary. Therefore, Sean Waltman net worth raised high to 500 thousand USD all due to his passion and perseverance.

Known as X-Pac, Sean Waltman net worth grew with his hard work and undying passion for wrestling from the early days. Even though he did not receive proper guidance in his life, he made his way up to WWE and TNA due to which he is now a remarkable face in wrestling industry.

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