Steve Austin is a famous former wrestler from America. He has also gained the same popularity in the field of acting. Steve had won a total of nineteen championships during his wrestling career. It includes “Intercontinental Championships” two times, “WWF Tag Team Championships” four times, “World Wrestling Foundation (WWF) Championships” six times, “WCW World Television Championships” two times, and “World Championship Wrestling (WCW) United States Heavyweight Championships.” Steve started his professional career at the “WCW” in 1991. 

Quick Info 
Full NameSteven James Anderson
Date Of Birth18th December 1964
Birth PlaceAustin, Texas, USA
Parent(s)James Anderson
Beverly Anderson
ProfessionFormer Professional Wrestler,
Actor, Producer
SpouseKathryn Burrhus
​​(m. 1990; div. 1992)​
Jeanie Clarke
​​(m. 1992; div. 1999)​
Debra Marshall
​​(m. 2000; div. 2003)​
Kristin Feres
​(m. 2009)
Age56 Years
Height6 ft 2 in
Children3
Net WorthUS $30 million

Then, in no time, Steve Austin began his journey in the “WWF” (WWE) during the 1990s. His anti-hero personality gained a lot of fan following around the globe. Steve is popular as the “The Texas Rattlesnake”, the “Stone Cold Stunner”, and “Stone Cold.” He was in the peak moment of his career when he had to halt his career due to injuries in 2003. Steve has also appeared in the movies like “The Condemned” in 2007 and “The Expendables” in 2010.

Early Life

The birthplace of Steve is Austin, Texas. He came into the world on 18th December 1964. His father’s name is James Anderson. His mother’s name is Beverly Anderson. Steve was only one year old when his parents separated legally. His mother married again to Ken Williams. Steve changed his last name to know as “Steve James Williams. ” He grew up along with his three brothers Kevin, Jeff and Scott and a younger sister Jennifer in Edna, Texas.

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Education

Steve Austin went to “Edna High School.”He even received a “football scholarship” to join the “Wharton County Junior College.” Steve joined the “University of North Texas” on full fellowships. He didn’t complete his education in the university and started working in a “loading dock.” The strong passion Steve made him join the “Dallas Sportatorium” in 1989. Chris Adams had coached Steve.

 

Physical Features

The full name of Steve is Stone Cold Steve Austin. He is also known as Steven James Anderson and Steven James Williams. The current age of Steve is 56 years. His nationality is American. He has an attractive height of 6 feet 2 inches along with a complimentary weight of 114 kg. His ethnicity is not clear.

 

Career

The professional career of Steve Austin’s started with the television match of “World Class Championship Wrestling” (WCCW) in 1989. It was the match against Frogman LeBlanc. He visited a lot of places in the USA and also lived in his car. Steve used to earn $20 per match. Dutch Mantell named him “Steve Austin” in order to drop confusions relating him to ‘Dr. Death’ Steve Williams. In no time, Steve became part of the “United States Wrestling Association” (USWA). He left the association in 1990.

Steve Austin became part of the “WCW” with the name of “Stunning.” His journey in ‘WCW” began in 1991. Steve won the match against Bobby Eaten. Steve also won the “WCW World Television Championship.”  Steve also joined the “The Dangerous Alliance.” He collaborated with Brian Pillman to form “The Hollywood Blonds” in 1993. The duo succeeded to win the “WCW Tag Team Championship” and reigned the title five months. He also won the “WCW United States Heavyweight Championship.”

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The president of “WCW” fired him from the position of a wrestler. Then, Steve joined the “Extreme Championship Wrestling” (ECW) in 1995. There his journey as a “Stone Cold” began. He even learned the skills of cutting a promo. He got inspired from the finishing move ‘Whipper-Snapper.” Steve learned it and popularized it as the “Stone Cold Stunner.”

 

WWE Career

He began his journey in “WWF” leaving “ECW.” Steve appeared on “Raw” on 8th January 1996. He even received the “Million Dollar Championship.” Steve won the match against Matt Hardy on 15th January 1996. Moreover, Steve Austin had begun his career as ‘The Ringmaster.’ He decided to continue his career as a goatee with the name “Stone Cold.” Steve also succeeded to win the “King of the Ring” title by defeating Jake Roberts  ‘The Snake’. He reached the heights of the “Superstardom” after he used the phrase “Austin 3:16” in the promo. It was the match against Jake. The rivalry of Steve with the “Hart Family” was for a long time. One of the memorable matches of the duo was during “Wrestlemania 13.”

Steve Austin got the opportunity to win the “WWF Tag Team Championship” and the “Intercontinental Championship.” His last match in “Wrestlemania XIX” was against “The Rock” in 2003. He failed to win the match. Eric Bischoff fired Steve on another episode. It was a part of the storyline. Then, Steve officially announced his retirement from WWE after the episode of his fire. He had gone against his doctor’s advice to follow his passion. Steve remained in the position of “Sheriff” of “Raw” between 2003 and 2004. After some time, he decided to end his journey in WWE. Steve appeared during the “Raw’s 25th Anniversary” in January 2018.

 

Personal Life

Steve Austin married Kathryn Burrhus on 24th November 1990. They were in a relationship since high school days. The marriage came to an end after he started a relationship with Jeanie Clarke. Steve and Jeanie tied knots on 18th December 1992. They were blessed with two daughters. Cassidy and Stephanie are their names. Steve also adopted her daughter Jade. Unfortunately, they separated legally in 1999.

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Stev married Debra Marshall on 13th September 2000. Debra accused Steve of “Domestic Violence” in 2002. Police arrested him on 14th August 2002. This resulted in a $1,000 fine and had to do community service for 80 hours. The couple ended their marriage in 2003. Tess Broussard also charged Steve with violence. She complained about Steve throwing her in the ground and her breaking of hand in 2004. He married Kristin in 2009.

 

Social Media

Steve Austin is active on social media platforms. He goes with the name of “@steveaustinbsr” on Instagram with 4.8 million followers and “Steve Austin” on Twitter with 4.7 million followers. Steve doesn’t have an official Facebook page.

 

Net Worth

Steve Austin has been part of the sports fraternity for more than twenty-five years. He has won a lot of matches and championships in these years. Steve also has been part of various movies. According to celebritynetworth.net, he has an approximate net worth of $30 million.

 

 

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