Wade Barrett Net Worth
Wade Barrett net worth and salary: Wade Barrett is an English professional wrestler and actor who has a net worth of $7 million. Stuart Alexander Bennett was born in Preston, Lancashire, England in August 1980. He was inspired by Davey Boy Smith to be a professional wrestler. Barrett became a champion bare-knuckle boxer in Liverpool. After winning a large cash prize he was stabbed in an alleyway. He now has a 12 inch scar from the attack and also has a disfigured nose due to taking so many punches. He was trained by Al Snow and Jon Ritchie. He won the Dropkixx IWC Heavyweight Championship in 2005 and signed a developmental contract with the WWE in 2006. He wrestled for Ohio Valley Wrestling and then Florida Championship Wrestling where he won tag team championships at each. He was a competitor in the first season WWE Next and was mentored by Chris Jericho. He won the NXT competition and a WWE contract. Barrett was the leader of a group of NXT rookies called The Nexus. He headlined five WWE pay per views in 2010. Barrett went on to form another faction called the Corre that was short lived. As a member of that group he won his first of four WWE Intercontinental Championships. Barrett had complications arise due to work visa issues. He returned to the WWE under the persona Bad News Barrett. He appeared in the 2013 film Dead Man Down.