Bas Rutten Net Worth
Bas Rutten net worth is the result of his outstanding career as an accomplished mixed martial arts fighter, professional wrestler, karate black belter, kickboxer and three-time King of Pancrase world champion. Additionally, he is widely respected as a television commentator, actor and coach.
Rutten began his fighting career with Pancrase hybrid wrestling organization in 1993, and quickly established himself as one of the premier fighters worldwide. His record stands at 22 wins and 1 loss before retiring from competitive sport altogether in 1999. Due to his immense success as an in-ring fighter, he quickly rose to celebrity status, eventually transitioning into being a popular commentator on fight shows.
As an actor, he appeared in various movies and TV shows as an actor, including 1992 film Shadow of the Dragon and 2000 sports comedy film Here Comes the Boom. Additionally he made appearances in Martial Law, 18 Wheels of Justice Freedom and The King of Queens television shows while providing color commentary at Pride Fighting Championship matches as well as making cameo appearances in music videos and Grand Theft Auto video game.
Rutten has amassed an impressive collection of awards and trophies throughout his career, such as Best Male Actor and Fight of the Year honors. Additionally, he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame and co-hosted Inside MMA on AXS TV. Additionally, outside of fighting Rutten is also an accomplished businessman and owns his own MMA training gym in Westlake Village, California.
Rutten is a married man, father to Sabine and Bianca from his first marriage, who currently resides in the United States with Karin, his second spouse of more than 20 years who does not anticipate having children of their own. Together they form a happy family in which Rutten thoroughly enjoys spending time with both his kids and grandchildren.
The fighter has invested his funds in various businesses, such as Body Action System and O2 Trainer. Furthermore, he owns an MMA fight team and partners in World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation. Additionally, he stated that he does not spend much on luxury items as he prefers practical investments that offer return.
Rutten remains humble despite his success as a fighter. He takes great pride in his achievements, is close with friends and family members alike and generous. Rutten can often be found posting photos of his children and grandchildren to social media; his tweets garner over one million followers and remain immensely popular; fans appreciate his genuine nature and dedication to work – attributes which helped build him an enormous following and popularity over time. Furthermore, he advocates mental health awareness by writing numerous articles covering this topic.