Iija Dragunov 2023 – Net Worth, Salary, and Personal Life

Iija was born in Moscow, Russia, on October 10, 1993. He is of Russian origin. There isn't much information available about his father or mother. Young Ilja had a difficult life because, when he was five years old, he and his immigrant mother relocated to Germany from his birthplace in Russia. 

He and his mother were verbally abused for not speaking German, and they grew up impoverished. Dragunov recalls, as a child, begging his mother to buy him a Twix since they couldn't afford it. Rukober began working at a pizza parlor and a gas station at a young age to help provide for his family before embracing wrestling.

Dragunov is a husband. He married his long-time girlfriend, Wella Kunga. On December 18, 2021, they married. Iija also shared a photo from their wedding on his Instagram account.

Iija Dragunov has an estimated net worth of $3–5 million and earns around $200,000 per year from WWE NXT and other wrestling pay-per-views. He also makes money from endorsements and public appearances.