The Undertaker, Mark William Calaway, is none other than the professional wrestler. An American retired wrestler who not only made his country proud but also won the hearts of people globally. From 1990 to 2020, he did an amazing job at WWE. The Undertaker is his ring name. Mark William changed his name to The Undertaker at WWF and since then gained a huge fan following. He was one of the prominent figures in the Attitude Era.
There are few other names of Undertaker, such as The Master Of Pain, The Punisher. He has been awarded by four-time ‘WWF/E Champion’ and three times’ world Heavyweight Champion. He is one of the best and famous wrestlers globally, and if we talk about his career, he started his career through World Class Championship Wrestling in the year 1984. Later on, he became associated with WWF in the year 1990. Since then, he has been promoting and indulges in the promotion. Among other wrestlers, he is the longest-tenured wrestler.
Recently, there is news about his death. In the past also, there were few horrible rumors. Let us find out whether this news is real or fake.
How Did He Become The Undertaker?
Mark William Calaway is his real name, and he was born on March 24, 1965, in Houston, Texas, United States. The name of his parents is Frank Compton Calaway and Betty Catherine Truby. He has five siblings, and he is the youngest of five brothers in the family. He studied at ‘Waltrip High School and got passed in 1983. From his school days, he was interested in sports. He played basketball during his schooling when he was studying at Texas Wesleyan University, he played basketball for his college. In the year 1984, when he got clear thoughts about wrestling, he had several gimmicks and ring names in order to attain fame and success. Eventually, The Undertaker gave him ultimate fame nationally and at an international level.
In 1984, when he started his career, he adopted the ring name Texas Red, and he continued with this name for the next several years. In 1989, he joined World Championship Wrestling, and in 1990, he joined WWE, and during the year 2002, he became World Wrestling entertainment. After entering WWF, he replaced his ring name with Kane the Undertaker.
From his debut to 1994, his journey as a wrestler was amazing, but due to severe back injury, he was kept away from the ring for few months, and he came again in-ring and played in the year with Yokozuna in a casket match and defeated him. When we talk about achievements, then there is a long list of his awards. In the year 1989, he won the ‘USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship’ under the ring name ‘Master of pain. For consecutive years he won several awards.
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Personal Life Of The Undertaker
The tougher his body is, the fragile his heart is. He has been in love thrice, and he got married thrice. In 1989, he got married to Jodi Lynn, and in the year, the couple was blessed with a beautiful boy baby. Unfortunately, the marriage did not survive much longer, and eventually, the couple got separated in the year 1999.
Again in 2000, Undertaker married gain to Sara. As a love token, Undertaken had tattooed her name on his throat. The couple is blessed with two little girls, but after a long process, they got separated and eventually settled after their divorce in 2007.
In 2010, he again married Michelle McCool, a former wrestler player. In 2012, Michelle gave birth to a beautiful daughter. Not the recent survey, but according to the 2019 survey, his net worth is 17 million dollars.
Is He Dead?
In 2020, Undertaker took his retirement. Unlike Mark William, Undertaker is a fictional character, and during his ring presence, he played several supernatural-inspired roles such as a zombie, magician, etc… As he took retirement from the game but he is alive in his real life and enjoying these precious years of his life. The wrestler is not dead in the real world.