Óscar Gutiérrez, known to the wresting world as Rey Mysterio, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. Rey Mysterio has become synonymous to the Lucha Libre wrestling style and has become the face and symbol of Lucha Libre over the course of his illustrious career. He is often referred to as “The King of Lucha Libre.”He popularized the high-flying Lucha Libre wrestling style, and is credited for kick-starting the emergence of cruiserweight wrestling in the US.
Rey Mysterio began his pro wrestling career in 1989 when he was only 14 years old. He made his debut for the Mexican promotion Assistencia Assesoría y Administración (AAA) in 1992, under the guardianship of his uncle, Rey Misterio Sr. He wrestled in ECW briefly in 1995 before he signed with WCW. He signed with WWE in 2002.
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Rey Mysterio Net Worth 2020
As of 2020, Rey Mysterio's net worth stands at an estimated total of over $8.5 million. Rey Mysterio has wrestled for several promotions and in the independent circuit as well. His international fame and legacy has helped in adding millions of dollars to Rey Mysterio's net worth.
Rey Mysterio WCW
It was in WCW where Rey Mysterio popularized the high-flying Lucha Libre style of wrestling, and helped in flourishing the cruiserweight wrestling in the US. In WCW, he was a 5-time WCW Cruiserweight Champion, WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Champion and 3-time WCW World Tag Team Champion.
After WCW closed in 2001, he returned to Mexico, briefly wrestling for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), before signing with WWE in 2002. Rey Mysterio unmasked in WCW.
Rey Mysterio Unmasked
In Lucha Libre, wearing masks has a special significance and it’s an integral part of their wrestling norms. A wrestler once unmasked after losing a match in which his mask was put on the line, is not allowed to wear the mask in a wrestling match ever again. At WCW SuperBrawl IX in 1999, Mysterio and his tag team partner Konnan lost a “Hair vs. Mask match” against Kevin Nash and Scott Hall of the nWo, which forced Mysterio to remove his mask. He wasn’t particularly happy on being unmasked and has publicly expressed his disappointment in being unmasked.
In June 2002, when Mysterio signed with WWE, Vince McMahon insisted him to wear his mask again. This angered the Lucha Libre fans in Mexico as it violated tradition, but Mysterio received permission from the official Lucha Libre commission to wear his mask again, as he had not lost the mask in a traditional mask vs. mask match. WWE has censored footage of Rey Mysterio unmasked in WCW for maintaining kayfabe.
Rey Mysterio WWE
Rey Mysterio made his WWE debut on the July 25, 2002 episode of SmackDown and soon became one of the major highlights of The Ruthless Aggression Era with his high-flying lucha libre wrestling. He is a former WWE Champion, 2-time World Heavyweight Champion, 3-time WWE Cruiserweight Champion, 2-time WWE Intercontinental Champion, 4-time WWE Tag Team Champion and winner of the 2006 Royal rumble match. He is the 21st Triple Crown Champion and the 21st Grand Slam Champion. Rey Mysterio is considered one the greatest pro wrestlers in WWE and professional wrestling history. Footage of Rey Mysterio unmasked from WCW has been censored by WWE and Rey Mysterio unmasked is one of the major thrills involved in most of his feuds. He has been aptly given the title of “The Ultimate Underdog.” His WWE career helped in adding millions of dollars to Rey Mysterio net worth.
Rey Mysterio Family
Rey Mysterio’s wife is Angie Gutiérrez. They have two children, Aalyah and Dominic.
Rey Mysterio son
Rey Mysterio’s son Dominic Gutiérrez was involved in a controversial storyline feud between Rey Mysterio and Eddie Guerrero in 2005.
Dominic has been trained by Rey Mysterio and he has also been trained by WWE legend Lance Storm. He has recently appeared on WWE shows alongside his father Rey Mysterio, during his with Samoa Joe. It is speculated that Dominic is set to make his in-ring WWE debut very soon.
Rey Mysterio House
Rey Mysterio lives in Chula Vista, California, US.
Rey Mysterio Salary
Rey Mysterio’s annual salary is estimated to be over $174000.
|Full Name||Óscar Gutiérrez|
|Residence||Chula Vista, California|
|Net Worth||$8.5 Million|
|Source of Income||Professional Wrestling, Actor, Musician|
|Charity||Make-a-wish Foundation, Fight4Autism|
|Marital Status||Married to Angie Gutiérrez (1996 - Present)|
People also ask
Who is Rey Mysterio’s wife?
Angie Gutierrez is the wife of Rey Mysterio. The couple have been married since 1996.
Who is Rey Mysterio’s son?
Rey Mysterio has one son and one daughter. His son, Dominic Gutierrez, was born on April, 1997.
Why does Rey Mysterio wear a mask?
Rey Mysterio wears a mask to honor his luchador background and the traditional lucha libre wrestling style of Mexico.
What his Rey Mysterio real name?
Rey Mysterio’s real name is Oscar Gutierrez.
When did Rey Mysterio lose his mask?
For the first time in his career, Rey Mysterio lost his mask when he failed to win a tag team ‘Hair vs Mask’ match.with Konnan against Kevin Nash and Scott Hall.