What is the net worth of wrestling star Erick Rowan in 2021?


Erick Rowan is one of the most underappreciated figures in the wrestling world, and here we bring you all the details about his net worth, personal life, career, and more.

Erick Rowan Facts

Erick Rowan Net Worth (2021)$5.5million
Erick Rowan Salary (2021)$550,000 (last known)
Date of BirthNovember 28, 1981

Joseph Ruud, more famously known as Erick Rowan, is one of the most underrated wrestlers in the past decade. He has fought in the independent wrestling circuit but is more popularly known for his time at WWE.

Ruud is a professional wrestler who has fought for over 17 years, making his debut back in 2003. He recently left WWE to fight in the independent circuit again.

Erick Rowan Net Worth & Salary

Erick Rowan reportedly has a net worth of around $5.5million. He has pursued wrestling as his only profession and this high sum is down to his career as a wrestler.

Rowan’s last known salary when he was in WWE was around $550,000. Any official information on his salary since his release from WWE in April 2020 has not been released as of now.

Erick Rowan Net Worth salary 2021
Erick Rowan in action during his time with WWE. (WWE)

Erick Rowan Early Life & Career

Joseph Ruud was born on November 28, 1981, in Montrose, Minnesota. His family is of Norwegian descent who immigrated to the United States of America from Nannestad.

He graduated from the University of Minnesota Morris, where he also played football.

Erick Rowan Professional Wrestling Career

Ruud started his professional wrestling career in 2003, when he fought in several promotions across the Midwest under the moniker ‘Thoduf Marius’. This was until 2007, when he was invited to live and wrestle in Japan with Pro Noah Wrestling. (NOAH)

After a year in Japan, he returned to the United States and started fighting in the F1rst wrestling promotion. His claim to fame came in 2011 when he signed a developmental contract with WWE.

He made his WWE debut in December 2012 when he was introduced as the second son of Bray Wyatt in ‘The Wyatt Family’. Together with the late Luke Harper, the trio formed an intimidating alliance where they won the NXT tag team title.

Erick Rowan net worth in 2021 is reportedly $5.5million
Erick Rowan was released from his WWE contract in April 2020 due to budget cuts. (WWE)

The Wyatt Family made its debut on the main roster in June 2013. After a number of years with the stable, Harper (AKA Brodie Lee) and Rowan formed another tag team called the ‘Bludgeon Brothers’ in 2017.

In total, he won the WWE SmackDown tag team title in his WWE career. Once with Luke Harper, and the other with Daniel Bryan in the final few years of his WWE stint.

He was released by WWE in April 2020 due to budget cuts and now wrestlers in various independent circuits under the name ‘Erick Redbeard’. He also recently appeared on AEW where he gave a tribute to the late Brodie Lee.

Erick Rowan Tattoos, Cars and Mask

In total, Erick Rowan has approximately 15 tattoos. Both his arms are filled with them, and these mostly include Norse mythological figures. He sported a sheep mask when he was in The Wyatt Family.

The sheep mask worn by Erick Rowan during his time with The Wyatt Family. (Image Credits: @erick.rowan on Instagram)
The sheep mask worn by Erick Rowan during his time with The Wyatt Family. (Image Credits: @erick.rowan on Instagram)

These include tattoos of Vikings, Odin, female figures, as well as a compass. Rowan reportedly owns an Audi sedan.

Erick Rowan Other Media

Erick Rowan has appeared in a Norwegian reality TV show called Alt for Norge. The show took place in 2010, just before Rowan signed for WWE.

He has appeared in every WWE 2K game since 2014, appearing as Erick Rowan and donning his famous sheep mask which he popularized during his time with The Wyatt Family.

Erick Rowan Personal Life & Relationships

Erick Rowan married his wife Jamie Ruud over a decade ago, and the couple has two kids; one son, and one daughter.

Rowan is a trained guitarist who also has a deep interest in football. He is also on social media and has a Twitter account dedicated to sharing his wrestling exploits.

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