"The best there is, the best there was, and the best there will be."- Bret Hart. How many of your childhood has been interesting with wrestling? Many of yours might be. Do you remember the 80's and 90's wrestler Hitman?
Bret Sergeant Hart, popular by ring name Hitman is one of the favorite wrestlers for most of the people. As a wrestler, he has collected the decent amount of money. Till the present context, his net worth is estimated to be around $14 million. Did he collect all the money from his wrestling profession? Today we are going to talk about his net worth, career, salary. Keep Scrolling.
In 1996, Bret joined the WCW Monday Nitro under the three-year contract where he was given the salary of $9 million.
By 1997, he received $2.5 million in base salary plus $6,500 bonus for any event worked exceeding his limited schedule. This has made him one the richest wrestler in the Wrestling history. In 2000, he retired from the wrestling. Currently, he is in a legends contract with WWE and has the estimated net worth of $14 million.
As a well-known wrestler, actor, and writer, Bret has been living a luxurious life. Earlier, he bought a house for $675000 in 2004. The house was built into a hillside in Kuakini Heights area.
The house design features the tropical post-and-beam, vaulted ceilings, natural dark-wood paneling and skylight-topped living areas. Custom wooden doors slide to reveal beautiful ocean views that invite indoor-outdoor entertaining. According to multiple listing services, the house came on the market in May for $725,000
Spouse of Stephanie Washington, Bret began wrestling since his high school (Earnest Manning High School). Being a son of Stu Hart, who owned wrestling promotion, he helped his father with non-wrestling duties. With an interest, he later made a debut in wrestling in 1976 and had the first match in 1978.
Bret Hart, brother of eleven siblings including seven brothers and four sisters, joined World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1985. Fighting for a year under the ring name of Hitman, he entered the Wrestle Mania 2 where he was paid $4000.
He further appeared in the WWF's main events such as Wrestle Mania III, and Summerslam earning a salary of $15,000 and $10,000 respectively. His finisher move Sharpshooter and his amazing fighting skills have credited him several titles, including
Besides, those titles have also helped to add a fortune amount to his net worth.
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Apart from wrestling, Hart also wrote a weekly column for the daily newspaper, Calgary Sun. And also provided the prologues to Roddy Piper's autobiography, In the Pit with Piper. Moreover, he made an acting debut appearing in the television series, Lonesome Dove, MadTv etc.
Currently, he is spending his retirement age with his family. Besides, Bret has also involved in new works including writings.