An American professional wrestler, best known as Chris Dickinson, is the fresh new face who is rocking the WWE world with his agile acrobat skills and intriguing performance in the ring. He currently works for the streaming and video-on-demand service known as the World Wrestling Network (WWN). Swann is best known for his time on the independent circuit, where he played for promotions like EVOLVE, Full Impact Pro (FIP), and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG). He has also worked for several other platforms like CHIKARA, Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), Dragon Gate USA, and Jersey All Pro Wrestling (JAPW).
|Full Name||Rich Swann|
|Net Worth||$450000 (approx)|
|Date of Birth||February 2, 1991|
|Marital Status||Married with Su Yung|
|Birthplace||Baltimore, Maryland, United States|
|Height||5 ft and 8 inches|
|Nickname||Mr. Standing 450|
|Online Presence||89.1K on Twitter|
Richard Allen Swann was born on 15 February 1991, in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States, Swann had a very unpleasant childhood since his father was murdered when he was only 14 years old. After a couple of years, his mother also died, which further led him to severe depression. Because of which he started taking drugs like cocaine. He was alone and struggling to soak in the harsh reality. However, when her supplier died of a heart attack, her aunt came along to save him from his misery and made him pursue his further studies. After some time, he finished high school and got his apartment.
Age, Height, Weight, Networth
Including all his properties and earnings, Swan was estimated to have a net worth of $450000 in 2018. He has an annual salary of $230000, which he earns from his wrestling. Swann stands tall at the height of 5ft and 8 inches and has a weight of 90.72 Kgs. In the age of 28, Rich has achieved a lot and become the sensational superstar of WWE.
Talking about the professional life of Rich Swann, he made his wrestling debut at the young age of 14 in 2008 with the ring name Rich Money. In 2009, he joined Combat Zone Wrestling and honed his wrestling dexterity with the intense practice for four years. Sumptuous inspiration in a generation of cruiserweight wrestlers like Eddie Guerrero, Rey Mysterio, and Psicosis and made a name for himself on the independent circuit by adapting the high-flying style and 450 Splash. With infectious charisma, he hooks crowds, often turning his entrances into karaoke parties.
Moving forward, he got associated with Dragon Gate System in 2010, and after spending five years there, he finally got assigned at WWE in September 2014.
Swann debuted at NXT house in Halloween battle royal on October 30 in a losing effort against Bayley. However, his first televised match aired on 2016, January 20, episode of NXT, where Swan lost against Baron Corbin. He is currently performing in the independent circuit of the WWE brand. Soon, he will have a perfect opportunity to create a significant impact in WWE with Cruiserweight Classic.
Rich married his loving girlfriend, Vannah Riggs, in March 2017 after being in a relationship for five long years. His wife is also a professional wrestler, better known by her ring name Su Yung. The couple doesn’t have any kids yet. He loves his wife and is loyal to her. Things were going great until he got backlashed with the charge of domestic violence.
The superstar wrestler was suspended from the WWE with the charge of domestic violence registered by his wife against Rich. WWE issued a statement where they condemned his act and suspended him for an unknown period of time. World Wrestling Entertainment Cruiserweight champion Rich Swann got into serious trouble with his wife, who almost ended his career.
According to reports, Su Yung was criticizing some of Rich Swann’s move, which pissed him off. Yung jumped off the moving car, fearing the wrath of hot-headed Swann.
Moreover, Witnesses confirmed that he forcefully held Yung in a headlock and then dragged her into the car. But Swann denies all these allegations and said that he hadn’t even touched his wife with a finger.
Even though Rich was arrested, he was released from Alachua County Jail within a day and was told to get in touch with court services. On January 25, 2018, all the charges against him were falsified due to insufficient evidence.
Championships and Accomplishments
- The Owari Gate Championship (1 time)
- The Triangle Gate Championship (1 time) with Naruki Doi and Syachihoko Boy
- The United Gate Championship (1 time) – with Johnny Gargano
Full Impact Pro
- FIP Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Roderick Strong
- FIP World Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
- Impact X Division Championship
Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- PWI ranked Swann #119 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2015
Real Championship Wrestling
- RCW Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
Revolution Pro Wrestling
- RPW British Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Ricochet
Wrestling Observer Newsletter
- Rookie of the Year (2010)
World Wrestling Entertainment
- WWE Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
Social Media Presence
- Twitter: 89.1K