Who is Triple H and what is his net worth 2018? Triple H is an American professional wrestler who has won 14 World Championships. He began his career as Hunter Hunt Helmsley when he used to appear in the ring and he abbreviated it to Triple H. Currently he is serving as the business executive of WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). He is also the founder and producer of NXT. He began his career as a wrestler in 1992 in International Wrestling Federation. He joined World Championship Wrestling in 1994. A year later, Triple H moved to WWE. In his wrestling career, Triple H has had 25 different championships.
Paul Michael Levesque popularly known as Triple H was born on July 27, 1969, in Nashua, New Hampshire. He was born to parents Patricia Levesque and Paul Levesque Sr. He has a sister named Lynn Levesque. At age five, he saw his first wrestling. At 14, he started to do bodybuilding. He went to Nashua South High School and played basketball and baseball. He graduated in 1987 and in 1988 won the title of Mr. Teenage New Hampshire.
In 1992, he went to Killer Kowalski’s Wrestling School in Malden, Massachusetts and started to get trained as a wrestler. In the wrestling school, his classmates were Parry Saturn and Chyna. In 1992, he debuted in the IWF as Terra Ryzing. He won the IWF Heavyweight Championship by defeating Mad Dog Richard in July of the same year. In 1994, he used to wrestle for various promotions.
An onscreen marriage between Triple H and Stephanie McMahon (daughter of WWE Chairman Vince McMahon) turned into a real marriage when they got married in October 2003. The couple has got 3 daughters. Previously, Triple H was in a relationship with wrestler Chyna. The band Motörhead is his favorite band.
He signed a contract with WCW (World Championship Wrestling) in 1994. He debuted with the Terror Risin’ and defeated Keith Cole. He was again renamed as Jean-Paul Lévesque. He left WCW and in 1995 he joined WWE. He made his WWE pay-per-view debut in SummerSlam 1995 where he defeated Bob Holly. His ring name then was Hunter Hunt Helmsley. In October 1996, Triple H defeated Marc Mero and won the Intercontinental Championship.
He won the 1997 King of the Ring title by defeating Mankind. Later that year he formed a team called DX with Chyna, Rick Rude, and Shawn Michaels. He defeated Mankind in 1999 to win his first WWE Championship. In 200, Triple dubbed himself as ‘The Game’. In Backlash 2001, he teamed up with Stone Cold Steve Austin and defeated The Undertaker and Kane to win his first tag team championship. In January 2002, he won the WWE Undisputed Championship by defeating Chris Jericho.
He was then drafted to SmackDown. In 2003, he formed ‘Evolution’ with Randy Orton, Batista and Ric Flair. In February 2009, he won his eighth World Championship. In July 2011, Triple H became the Chief Operating Officer of WWE. He established the WWE Universal Championship in August 2016.
Triple H was named as the Wrestler of the Decade from 2000-2009. In 2000, he was ranked at No. 1 of the Pro Wrestling Illustrated. He has also won the WWE Slammy Awards three times. He was inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.
Triple H Net Worth
Triple H has won several World titles in his career. He has also held various top positions in the WWE. He was the Executive Senior Advisor of WWE in 2010 and later became Executive Vice President, Talent and Live Events. In 2013, he became the Executive Vice-president of Talent, Live Events and Creative of WWE. Triple H’s net worth is an estimated $30 million. His salary for the year 2016 was $2.8 million. His salary in 2013 was over $1.3 million. He has also got stocks in the WWE worth over $1.5 million. Apart from that, Triple h is also the founder and the producer of NXT. Triple H has also featured in various prominent movies.
NXT founded by Triple h has been widely praised to recruiting new fresh talent. The show has increased respect for women wrestlers. He teamed up with his wife and created “Connor’s Cure” cancer fund.