Ryback Bio, Age, Early Life, YouTube, Career, Net Worth, WWE

Ryan Allen Reeves is a professional wrestler from America whom we best know for his time on World Wrestling Entertainment under the ring name “Ryback.” He was the massive powerhouse of team Nexus during his initial days on WWE.

Ryback before signing a contract to World Wrestling Entertainment, he travelled to many other developmental territories like Deep South Wrestling (DSW), Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), etc.

Ryback The Big Guy
The Big Guy

He entered on WWE as a part of Nexus and Ryback is also a former one-time Intercontinental Champion.

Ryback: Quick Facts

Full Name  Ryan Allen Reeves
Net Worth  $1 Million – $5 Million
Date of Birth  November 10, 1981
Marital Status  Single
Birthplace  Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Ethnicity  White
Professions  Professional Wrestler
Nationality  American
Eye Color  Green
Hair Color  Bald
Build  Athletic
Height  6 Feet 3 inches (191 cm)
Weight  132 Kg (291 pounds)
Body Measurement

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Online Presence

YouTube: 224 K Subscribers

Instagram: 1.3 Million Followers

Twitter:  1.4 Million Followers

Horoscope  Scorpio

Early Life of Ryback

Ryan Aleen Reeves (Ryback) was born on November 10, 1981, in Las Vegas, United States. Ryback began to show interest in professional wrestler since the age of eight. He also became a bell ringer at a live promotion of World Wrestling Federation at the age of 12.

To achieve his dream of being a professional wrestler, he began to weight lifting since 12 years of age. During his high school at Western High School and Palo Verde High School, he was excellent at baseball and football.

Ryback completed his college at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on the fitness management program. After his study, he quickly began to train for his professional wrestling career and also worked part-time at Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino.

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How old is Ryback? – Age, Height, and Measurements

The Big Guy, aka Ryback, has reached to 38th years of age and having a life as a Youtuber and professional wrestler in Independent circuits.

Ryback has an impressive body height of 6 feet and 3 inches with a massive bodyweight of 132 kg, i.e., 291 pounds. Reeves has a greenish eye and does have a bald head.

Ryback Professional Wrestling Career

Ryback in Action
Ryback in Action

World Wrestling Entertainment

Reeves to fulfil his aim as a professional wrestler in one of the best wrestling promotion, WWE, he sent a videotape of himself on WWE’s reality television series, $1,000,000 Tough Enough.

He was appointed to Venice Beach along with 49 other performers. Though he was successful to become inside the top eight wrestlers he was voted off at the last. Although he was not selected for SmackDown, he was appointed to join developmental contracts.

Reeves was assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) in early March of 2006. During his drug test and a part of WWE’s Wellness policy, he got failed due to overconsumption of counter bodybuilding supplements.

With a month of suspension and almost a year of absence, he returned and re-signed in Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) where he was called as Skip Sheffield.

The Nexus

Sheffield became a part of Nexus and one of eight FCW contestant on February 16, 2010. He finished sixth on overall competition on first season of WWE’s new NXT show.

Nexus was the villainous gang that would attack the wrestlers interfering on their on-going match and beat up by all the member of Nexus. Their most target was John Cena with whom their feud lasts for many weeks.

This led to seven-on-seven elimination tag team match at 2010 SummerSlam between team Cena and team Nexus where Nexus lose the match.

WWE Championship pursuits

Reeves after breaking up with Nexus returned to WWE SmackDown on April 6, 2012, under the ring name “Ryback.” He got unbeaten streak until he was finally defeated by CM Punk at Hell in a Cell match in October 2012.

Ryback failed to win WWE Championship title twice due to interference of The Shield. On January 27, at Royal Rumble, he eliminated five other wrestlers before getting eliminated by John Cena.

His gimmick “Feed Me More” began to love by many fans which became his finisher move. Ryback’s first professional wrestling championship in WWE was winning the vacant Intercontinental Championship title at Elimination Chamber defeating Sheamus, Dolph Ziggler, R-Truth, King Barrett and Mark Henry.

Achievements and Championship of Ryback

Intercontinental Champion
Intercontinental Champion

Heroes and Legends Wrestling

  1. HLW Heavyweight Championship

Ohio Valley Wrestling

  1. OVW Heavyweight Championship

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

  1. The Feud of the Year in 2010
  2. Ryback was the Most Hated Wrestler of the Year in 2010
  3. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year in 2012
  4. Ranked No.13 in the PWI 500 in 2013

Rock and Roll Wrestling

  1. RRW World Championship

World Wrestling Entertainment

  1. WWE Intercontinental Championship
  2. Five times Slammy Award winner


  1. WrestlePro Tag Team Championship with Pat Buck

Wrestling Observer Newsletter

  1. Most Overrated wrestler in 2012

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Ryback Net Worth

After having a fantastic career as a professional wrestler on World Wrestling Entertainment and a former Intercontinental Champion, no doubt he earns a good amount of money. He also earns through his YouTube channel where he uploads his workout videos and challenges.

The total estimated net worth of Ryback is $1 Million – $5 Million.

Social Media Presence

Instagram: 1.3 Million Followers

Twitter: 1.4 Million Followers

YouTube: 224 K Subscribers



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