Retired professional wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper whose estimated net worth was assumed $4 million after he passed away in 2016. “The Greatest Villain” is the name synonymous to the wrestler Roddy Piper. The finishing moves like sleeper hold and signature moves like belly to back suplex, bulldog, high knee, low blow and poking the eyes of the wrestler against whom he is playing brought significant popularity to this guy. His birthplace is Canada. He recently passed away on 31st July 2015 because of cardiopulmonary arrest.
|Name||Roderick George Roddy Toombs|
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
|Source of Income||Wrestling|
|Birth Date||April 17, 1954|
|Height||1.88 m /6.2 feet|
|Children||Ariel Teal Toombs, Anastacia Shea Toombs, Falon Danika Toombs and Colton Baird|
|Passed Away||July 31, 2015|
Going through the biography of Roddy Piper, it can be known how famous he was in the world of wrestling. Before plunging into wrestling as a career, Roddy used to be a boxer and a novice at wrestling. As far as boxing is concerned, he was so expert in it that he managed to win the Golden Gloves Boxing Championship. He is even a pro in Judo and own a Black Belt.When he was just 21 years old, he was the most remarkable villain for NWA Hollywood Wrestling. Subsequently, he began working at San Francisco and Los Angeles office of NWA. It was during this period that he established his personality as rowdy. At the same time, he deliberately humiliated Mexicans. He assured them that he would make up for this act but unfortunately nothing of that sort happened.Towards the end of the 1970s era, he overpowered Jack Brisco and won the Mid-Atlantic title. Ric Flair was also beaten by him while competing for the US belt. Sadly, this resulted in a serious dispute. In the beginning of 1980s, he got into speaking a commentary in Georgia Championship Wrestling. Roddy got dismissed in the year 1982 for the reason that he could not reach for the match on time. In the time to come, Piper made a comeback to Jim Crocket Promotions. There was a famous match called ‘dog collar’ match between Greg Valentine and Roddy because of a fight. In the same match, Roddy’s left eardrum was injured by Greg because of which Roddy lost a huge part of his hearing ability.In 1994, Roddy made an entry at WrestleMania X (part of WWE) as guest referee when Bret Hart and Yokozuna were supposed to wrestle against each other. This match also resulted in a furious Roddy Piper because of the taunting remarks of Jerry Lawler, the commentator. They got in a wrestling match and Roddy managed to win that match. There were many ups and downs in his life even after this. In the year 2006, he was detected of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He successfully got out of it.