About Jake Roberts
It has been reported that the current estimate of Jake Roberts net worth reaches 500 thousand dollars. Jake Roberts has earned some part of his net worth because of his career as a professional wrestler. He was usually referred to by his stage name of The Snake. Jake Roberts has a father who was also a wrestler, Aurelian Smith, who was nicknamed as Grizzly. Jake Roberts can be remembered for his two stints, which he spent in the World Wrestling Federation. The first stint he had was in the period of 1986-1992 and the second one in the period of 1996-1997.
In 1983, Jake Roberts was competing in the National Wrestling Alliance. In 1992, he was a member of the World Championship Wrestling. In the period of 1993-1994, Jake Roberts was a wrestler in Mexico, where he was a member of Asistencia Asesoría y Administración. He came back to it in 1997. Thus, all of these organizations have made his name well known and also added up to the current amount of Jake Roberts net worth. In the summer of 1997, Jake Roberts wrestled in Extreme Championship Wrestling. In the period of 2006-2008, he was also appearing on Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.
All of these appearances have made his name recognized in the sports industry.
Jake Roberts became known for his use of psychology in his fights. Also, he had his signature move, which was the DDT finishing move. This move was called the “coolest” maneuver of all time by WWE. Jake Roberts would usually bring snakes when he was fighting and his most notable such appearance was with a python named Damien. In 1999, he was a subject in the documentary called “Beyond the Mat”. When he got addicted to drugs and alcohol, Jake Roberts quitted his sports career but in the most recent years, he has been trying to bet back on track. Thus, if he becomes successful again, his career can increase the current size of Jake Roberts net worth even more. In 2014, his wrestling career was crowned when his name was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Born in 1955, Jake Roberts began his career in wrestling in 1974. At that time, he was not only a wrestler, but also a referee, in Louisiana. Jake Roberts became famous in Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling, Georgia Championship Wrestling and Mid-South Wrestling. In the 1970s, Jake Roberts was wrestling in Canada. Thus, he became known internationally, as well. His manager was J.R. Foley when he was wrestling in Stampede Wrestling.
In 1983, his name became known even more when he joined Georgia Championship Wrestling. There, he became a member of Paul Ellering’s stable. In 1984, Jake Roberts started wrestling in World Class Championship Wrestling. There, he became a winner of some awards, such as 6-Man Tag Team title and the WCCW Television title. In 1985, Jake Roberts came back to wrestle in Mid-South Wrestling, where he stayed until the beginning of 1986. Thus, his wrestling career has made his name recognized and also added up to the current sum of Jake Roberts net worth.