Who is Jake Roberts?

The road to success is not as easy as it seems. One has to go through a lot while getting what he/she wanted. Success is always about hard work. Such a successful trait is Jake Roberts. Jake is one of the fewest people in this world who had achieved many things early. He is an American professional wrestler and a film actor, respectively. His birth name was Aurelian Smith Junior. A lot of his Colleagues and fans call him Jake “The snake Roberts.”

Quick Info
Full NameAurelian Smith Junior
Date Of BirthMay 30, 1955
Birth PlaceGainesville, Texas, USA
Parent(s)Grizzly Smith
SpouseNot Known
Age66 Years
Height6 ft 6 in
Net WorthUSD $5 million


What is he famous for?

Jake Roberts is now a retired wrestler. Even though he is retired, he keeps on visiting WWE. he is best known for his support in the wrestling Federation. The wrestling term “DDT” was invented by this famous wrestler. He is famous for his tactics and strategies that make him win every match. He is also known for his intense Promos and cerebral promos, Dark charisma, and his tactics in every match. This professional wrestler was introduced to the hall of fame on April 5, 2014.

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Parents and Early Life

Jake Roberts was born on May 30, 1955, in the southern side of Gainesville, Texas, United States of America. He was born to Aurelian “Grizzly” Smith. His mother died when he was only two years old. His father later married another woman, and jake had claimed that he was abused both physically and mentally by his stepmother. 

Jake Roberts’s father loved jake so much. His father, Grizzly Smith, was also a retired wrestler. Watching his father, Jake wanted to be just like him since his childhood. Besides father and step-mother, Jake had a halfbrother named Michael smith and a half-sister named Robin Smith. They used to wrestle and eventually play in the WWE. His brother and sisters are also professional wrestlers. His father died in 2010 due to Lung cancer.



There is not so much information about his education on any sites. His educational qualifications are under review and will be updated in the future.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Jake Roberts was born in the southern part of Gainesville, texas, united states of America, which makes him belongs to American nationality. His father and grandfather and his maternal grandparents were originally from the United States. His ethnicity is White.

Physical stats: Height, Weight, and Facts

Jake Roberts used to take a snake with him while appearing on the stage. This professional wrestler also has nicknames like The snake, The Texan, Jacksmith Junior, and more. Jack was a huge fan of Rolling stones. Besides wrestling, jake loved to listen to The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Led Zeppelin. Jake had an enormous height of 6 feet and 6 inches. He has a total weight of 113kg(249lbs). The color of his hair was golden, and the color of his eyes is Light blue. Robert owned many houses and farmhouses in various parts of the country.

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Jake Roberts Image Source: The Inquisitor

Career, Snake, Awards, and Titles

Jake started his career in wrestling as a referee in Lousiana. He played for the first time in MID-southern Wrestling, where he was able to make his name. His big break was in 1984 when he was selected for a match in World Class Championship Wrestling(WCCW). He became friends with popular wrestlers like Chris Adams and Gio Hernandez. The audience loved him in that arena. The style which he used while playing a match was so simple yet complicated. Jake Robert introduced DDT. DDT as a popular technique in Wrestling.

In 1986, he debuted on the World wrestling federation(WWF). He appeared on the wrestle mania against Well. He used his snake and won that match leaving foam in the neck of Wells. His snake’s name was Damien. Throughout his entire life, Jack has been able to keep man titles for himself and make his name in the Popular Hall of Fame. 

Records and Highlights

Jake Robert has won many titles in his career. He has won AWN world heavyweight championship for one time, Puetro Rican Heavyweight championship for one time, BBOW Heavyweight Championship for one time, Mid-south North American Heavyweight Championship for two times, Mis-south Louisaisana Heavyweight Championship for one time, and many more. Jake Roberts was awarded PWI Most Inspirational wrestler of the year 1996, GCW one Night Tournament winner in 1984, Cauliflower Alley Club’s Inductee in the year 2013, and LPW Hall of Induction in the year 2010.

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Theme songs

While making an appearance for a match, he used the music by Jim Johnston. The song was called a snake. He used that theme from January 21, 1996, to March 1, 1997. He used Jim Johnston’s masterpiece Trust me in 1992.

Personal Life, Marriage, Divorce, and Kids

Jake Roberts has been married and divorced two times in his life. His first marriage was with Karen Rauschuber in the year 1973. This couple later divorced in 1982. After his first marriage, he married for the second time in his life with Cheryl Hagood. They married in 1984 and divorced in 1997. Jake has a total of eight children with his first and second wife.

Net worth

Jake Roberts is currently enjoying his private life in Henderson, Nevada, United States of America. He is single. The Hall of fame and other endorsements pays him every month. The WWE also pays Jake a great amount of money. His net worth is believed to be $5 million, according to January 2021.