David Michael Bautista Jr, known to the wresting world as “The Animal” Batista (Dave Batista), is an American actor, retired professional wrestler, former mixed martial artist and bodybuilder. Being one of the biggest assets of WWE and one of the biggest stars the company has ever produced, Batista made millions of dollars as a pro wrestler and his WWE career also helped him in boosting his acting career.
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Batista Net Worth 2020
As of 2020, Dave Bautista net worth stands at an estimated total of over $13 million. Batista gained massive fame in the WWE and was one of the biggest names of the Ruthless Aggression Era. Batista was declared as the 50th greatest wrestling villain of all time by a WWE article in 2012 and he was also ranked the 2nd best World Heavyweight Champion of all time.
Dave Batista WWE
Batista signed with the WWF in 2000 and wrestled in OVW, where he won the OVW Heavyweight Championship. He made his main roster debut on the May 9, 2002 episode of Raw and soon became one of the biggest attractions of The Ruthless Aggression Era. He is a 4-time World Heavyweight Champion, 2-time WWE Champion, 4-time Tag Team Champion and winner of the 2005 and 2014 Royal rumble matches. Batista holds the record for the longest reign as World Heavyweight Champion at 282 days. He is regarded as one of the greatest World Heavyweight Champions in WWE history.
Batista main evented WWE WrestleMania 21 after winning the 2005 Royal Rumble match. WrestleMania 25 is one of the top 5 highest-grossing PPV events in pro wrestling history.
Batista re-signed with WWE in 2013 and headlined WrestleMania 30 after winning the 2014 Royal Rumble match. He quit WWE in 2014 and returned again in October 2018. He faced Triple H at WrestleMania 35 before retiring from wrestling.
Dave Batista MMA
Batista signed a contract with Classic Entertainment & Sports in August 2012 and made a spectacular debut by defeating the 40-fight veteran Vince Lucero by TKO in the first round.
Dave Bautista Movies
Batista has appeared and worked in several movies and TV shows. He played Drax the Destroyer in the 2014 Marvel Studios film Guardians of the Galaxy. The film was a critical and commercial success and helped Dave Bautista to add millions of dollars to Batista net worth. He starred in the 2015 James Bond movie Spectre as Mr Hinx. Dave Bautista appeared in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in May 2017. He also appeared in the Marvel films Avengers: Infinity War (April 2018) and Avengers: Endgame (April 2019), the highest-grossing film of all time.
In January 2019, Batista was cast in the upcoming Denis Villeneuve adaption of Dune.
|2009||My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?||Police officer|
|2010||Wrong Side of Town||Big Ronnie|
|2011||House of the Rising Sun||Ray|
|2011||The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption||Argomael|
|2012||The Man with the Iron Fists||Brass Body|
|2014||Guardians of the Galaxy||Drax the Destroyer|
|2015||L.A. Slasher||The Drug Dealer #1|
|2016||Kickboxer: Vengeance||Tong Po|
|2016||The Warriors Gate||Arun the Cruel|
|2017||Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2||Drax the Destroyer|
|2017||Blade Runner 2049||Sapper Morton|
|2018||Avengers: Infinity War||Drax the Destroyer|
|2018||Escape Plan 2: Hades||Trent DeRosa|
|2018||Final Score||Michael Knox|
|2018||Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy||Owen Davidson|
|2019||Avengers: Endgame||Drax the Destroyer|
|2019||Stuber||Det. Victor "Vic" Manning|
|2019||Escape Plan: The Extractors||Trent DeRosa|
|2020||Army of the Dead||Scott|
Dave Bautista family
Batista married his first wife, Glenda, in 1990. They have two daughters, Keilani and Athena. They divorced in 1998.
Batista married his second wife, Angie, in 1998 and they have a son, Oliver. They divorced in 2006.
Before the age of 40, Batista had two grandsons through Keilani.
Batista married his third wife, Sarah Jade in 2015 and they separated in early 2019.
In 2004, Batista was paid a salary of $813000 per annum, which was one of the highest amounts paid to any pro wrestler during that time. There would be a raise in his salary soon after that, and he received an annual salary of $840000. It is estimated that he received an amount of over $1 million during his tenure with WWE until 2010.
His acting career also helped him to earn a lot of money and it added millions to Dave Batista net worth. For Dave Batista Drax role in Guardians of the Galaxy, he received an amount of $1400000. For Dave Batista Drax role in Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, he received an estimated sum of over $3 million. For Dave Batista Drax roles in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, he earned an estimated sum of over $4 million. For his role as Mr Hinx in Spectre, Batista received a sum of $1 million.
|Full Name||David Michael Bautista|
|Net Worth||$13 Million|
|Source of Income||Professional Wrestling, MMA Fighter, Actor|
|Charity||Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance|
People also ask
How much did Batista make from Guardians of the Galaxy 2?
There is no commendable reports available regarding the earnings of Batista from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Why did Batista leave WWE?
Batista quit WWE in 2010 as he disliked the direction the company was heading in. After a temporary run in 2014, he again left WWE to focus on his Hollywood projects.
Is Batista returning to WWE?
As of now, there are no indications towards the return of Batista in WWE.
When was the last time Batista wrestled?
Batista’s last match in WWE was at WrestleMania 35, where he faced Triple H in a ‘No Hold Barred’ match in a losing attempt.
Who is Batista’s wife?
Batista married Sarah Jade on October 2015 but the couple separated earlier this year. Before that, he was married to Angie Bautista from 1998 to 2006 and to Glenda Bautista from 1990 to 1998.