Dan Severn is a retired American professional wrestler and actor. He is best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling, where he was a one-time world champion.
and his appearances in the World Wrestling Federation and Extreme Championship Wrestling.
Severn’s total net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be $12 million.
He made his MMA debut in 2009 and has since amassed a 16-5.
In 2019, Severn signed a contract with the UFC and was expected to make his promotional debut in the future.
He is best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he was a two-time World Heavyweight Champion.
Dan Severn was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 8, 1952. He is a former American football linebacker and defensive end who played for the National Football League (NFL) for 17 seasons from 1976 to 1988.
He was a two-time Pro Bowler and was named the All-Pro team twice. Severn played college football at Michigan State University and was twice recognized as an All-American.
Vern was born in Montreal, Quebec, on October 26, 1943. He is a Canadian World Champion wrestler and six-time United States National Champion.
He is also a three-time Olympic Gold Medalist and a two-time World Champion in Judo. Dan has been married to his wife Patti since 1966.
He attended college at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and became a professional wrestler in 1970.
He won the World Heavyweight Championship in 1978 and the United States Heavyweight Championship in 1984.
Severn also competed in the tag team competition, winning the World Tag Team Championship twice with Tony Atlas. He retired from wrestling in 1988.
He was raised in a small town in western Kentucky and attended college at the University of Kentucky.
Dan played American football for the United States Marine Corps from 1971 to 1977 and won a silver medal as a 1976 U.S.
Olympic Team member. After his playing career, Dan served as an analyst on NFL Monday Night Football for CBS Sports before taking over as the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons in 2008.
Dan started playing hockey at a very young age and soon became one of the best players in the United States.
In 1976, Dan Severn won a gold medal with Canada at the Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.
He remained an influential player in the National Hockey League for many years and retired as a member of the Detroit Red Wings in 1999.
Dan Severn is a retired American professional wrestler, actor, and television personality.
He is best known for his tenure in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) as the first-ever WCW United States Heavyweight Champion, as well as his appearances in the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) and World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF).
Severn also had a successful career in Japan, winning the IWGP Heavyweight Championship twice.
In his career, he won world championships in four different weight classes and was a three-time champion of the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.
Severn was also a two-time champion of the AWA World Heavyweight Championship and a one-time champion of the WWF World Heavyweight Championship.
He is the only wrestler to hold all four world heavyweight titles simultaneously.
He is also known for his work as an actor, most notably in the roles of Jason Voorhees in the 1990s movie series Friday the 13th and Colonel Telford Taylor in the television series 24.
He attended the University of Maryland and won a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship in wrestling in 1975.
After completing his degree, he began a professional wrestling career and quickly rose through the ranks.
He is one of only six people to win world championships in three different weight classes and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009.
He is a six-time World Champion, having won the WWF/WWE Championship twice, the WCW Championship once, and the NWA World Heavyweight Championship three times.
In addition to his wrestling career, Severn has appeared in various films and television shows.
After one year of attending a junior college, he transferred to the University of Missouri, where he was an NCAA champion wrestler.
Severn then participated at the University of Michigan on a wrestling scholarship and won two NCAA championships before being drafted by the Baltimore Colts in the 3rd round of the NFL draft in 1973.
He quickly developed a reputation as one of the country’s top young fighters, winning gold medals in the Olympic and World Martial Arts Championships.
Severn then became a professional fighter and has since appeared in over 130 fights.
He started his professional career in 1984 as a boxer but soon transitioned to a Mixed Martial Arts competition.
In 1995, he was the first American to win a World Championship in Mixed Martial Arts, and he would go on to win two more world championships.
Severn then became a professional wrestler and competed in the WWE for seven years, becoming one of its biggest stars.
Dan Severn is a retired professional wrestler and martial artist. He is also a philanthropist and has helped improve the lives of others in many ways.
Severn was born on December 12, 1961, in Canton, Ohio. He began wrestling at the age of 10 and later became a professional wrestler for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in the early 1990s.
He also competed in the UFC, where he won two championship titles. Dan is a retired American professional wrestler and actor.
He is best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he is a four-time World Tag Team Champion, two-time United States Heavyweight Champion, and one-time Pan American Heavyweight Champion.
He also won the WWF Intercontinental Championship twice.
Severn competed in several major professional wrestling promotions during the 1970s and 1980s, most notably the WWF,
where he was a three-time world champion. He also starred in several action films, including The Karate Kid and The A-Team.
He is signed to the WWE Legends contract, making him one of the few performers to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame and the WCW Hall of Fame.
Severn was also a two-time United States Heavyweight Champion, a three-time world champion, and a five-time world-tag team champion.