Dave Bautista started his wrestling career under the ring name Batista in 1999 and officially signed with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), now World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in 2002. He ruled the wrestling world during his time; he became a two-time WWE Championship and four-time World Heavyweight Championship.
While he was still one of the biggest wrestling champions of the world, his inner self, who always wanted to be an actor, took over, and he began his acting journey. He made his debut in 2006 and appeared in movies like The Man with the Iron Fists, Balde Runner 2019, Spectre. He, however, gained international fame following his role of Drax the Destroyer in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, including the last two parts of Avengers- Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the man of all parts, Bautista has a net worth of $13 million as of January 2020. His primary income sources ate his wrestling and acting career.
As mentioned above, Dave Bautista regularly performed as a professional wrestler from 2002-2010 and held several titles winning the World Championships six-time.
The longest-reigning World Heavyweight Champion in WWE history, Bautista is also a three-time World Tag Team Champion and one-time WWE Tag Team Champion. He is also a mixed martial artist and bodybuilder.
Here is the list of his salary during his time on WWE,
|WrestleMania 23 (2007)||$500,000|
Prior to his career in wrestling, Bautista has also built an entertainment empire with a number of megahit movies. Some of them are mentioned below.
|Movie||Budget||Box Office||Cast Members||IMDb Rating|
|Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)||$195.9 million||$772.8 million||Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana||8|
|Spectre (2015)||$245–300 million||$880.7 million||Daniel Craig and Christoph Waltz||6.8|
|Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)||$200 million||$863.8 million||Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper||7.6|
|Avengers: Infinity War (2018)||$316–400 million||$2.048 billion||Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Hemsworth||8.5|
|Avengers: Endgame (2019)||$356 million||$2.798 billion||Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth||8.5|
Here is another list of Bautista with his earnings from the movies.
|L.A. Slasher (2016)||$1,700,000|
|Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)||$1,400,000|
Despite having such a hefty amount of net worth, the generalist Bautista has clandestine the information about his properties and assets. Sources suggest that he owns a house in Lutz, Florida. The median price of the mansion is $295,000.
Dave Bautista is a car enthusiast who has a huge, exotic car collection. Some of them are following with its price tag.
|BMW 7 series||$83,650|
|Bentley Continental GT||$236,100|
|Jaguar F type convertible||$60,750 to $112,750|
Dave Bautista was born on January 18, 1969, in Washington, D.C., the United States of America to Donna Raye and hairdresser David Michael Bautista. He grew up with his brother Michel Bautista.
In 1988, Bautista graduated from Wakefield High School. Trying to find his way professionally, Bautista went through a series of unfulfilling jobs before discovering his true passion. He once became a nightclub bouncer but left the job after his fight at the club for which he was also given one year of probation.
At one point, Bautista also worked as a lifeguard.
Heading towards his personal life, Dave Bautista first tied the knot with his now-former wife Glenda Fe Bautista, on 25th March 1990. The couple has two daughters named Keilani Bautista, born in 1990, and Athena Bautista, born in 1992.
The couple, however, could not last long, and they divorced on April 1, 1998. He later went on to marry Angie Lewis, on 16th November 1998. They also have a son named Oliver Bautista. Their marital relationship also ended in divorce after eight-year of marriage.
For the third time, Bautista exchanged the vows with Sarah Jade, on 7th October 2015. The two also separated in early 2019.