Mick Foley Net worth money and more

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Net Worth: $15 million

Profession: Writer, Novelist, Wrestler, Actor, Comedian, Voice Actor, Author

Michael Francis, better known as “Mick” Foley Sr., is an American semi-retired wrestler, author, comedian and actor with a net worth of $15 million. He is an extremely versatile personality. He has had an impressive thirty year long career year in wrestling during which he has won 17 solo world championships and titles like the WWF Hardcore. Before his career began with the World Wrestling Entertainment, he worked for boxing promotions like TNA, ECW AND WCW. He made his debut in the WWF with the name of super fighter ‘Mankind’ which became very popular. He was later given more names like ‘Dude Love, Cactus Jack’. Besides, he has written several New York Times bestsellers. He is an active philanthropist and donates generously.

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Early Life:

Mick was born on June 7, 1965 in Bloomington, Indiana. His family shifted to Setauket on Long Island when Mick was still a young boy. He attended the Ward Melville High School where he became a huge fan of wrestling and its antics. He made videos of himself displaying his wrestling tactics, which caught the eye of trainer Dominic DeNucci. Dominic was impressed and began training him in 1983. Mick Foley is currently married to his wife Colette and they have three children together named Hughie Francis (2003), Michael Francis Jr. (2001) and Noelle Margaret (1993).

Wrestling Career:

Mick Foley started his professional wrestling career in 1986. The 6’2’’, nearly 300 pound, Mick has three alter egos: ‘Cactus Jack’, ‘Mankind’ and ‘Dude Love’. He won several championships and became a popular face of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Physical pain could not stop him ever; in 1999 he fought a match with a broken shoulder. That same year his body was thrown 15 feet from the top of a cage onto a bed of thumbtacks. Throughout his entire career, Mick Foley has been an 11-time tag team champion and 4-time world champion

Some of the major Title wins of his career are:

  • WWF Championship – 3 Times
  • WWF Hardcore Championship
  • WWF Tag Team Championship
  • WWE Hall of Fame – 2013 Wrestlers list
  • TNA Legends Championship
  • TNA World Heavyweight Championship
  • WCW World tag Team Titles – 2 Times

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Writing Career

Mick has written several books and memoirs and has been the New York Times bestselling author several times. Foley wrote his biography from May 7 to July 1, 1999 in around 800 pages titled ‘Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks’. The follow-up, Foley Is Good: And the Real World Is Faker than Wrestling, was published in 2001. His third biography, ‘The Hardcore Diaries’ also was there on New York Times bestseller list. His next book ‘Foley’s Countdown to Lockdown’ was released on October 1, 2010. It was his the first memoir amongst the many to come.

Foley has also written books for children like, Mick Foley’s Halloween Hijinx, Mick Foley’s Christmas Chaos, Tales from Wrescal Lane and A Most Mizerable Christmas. Besides, he has also written two novels, ‘Tietnam Brown’ which was nominated for WHSmith People’s Choice Award in 2004 and ‘Scooter’ published in the year 2005.

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Other Endeavors:

Mick has also made appearnces in movies, television and radio shows. In 1999, he starred in the documentary Beyond the Mat, which revolved around the world of professional wresling. He also appeared on Family Feud as himself for five episodes. He was also seen in Tattoo’s: A Scared History, Anamorph, Saten Island, Blood Stained Memoirs amongst many others. He is a huge fan of collecting the Christmas memorabilia such as ornaments, figurines, music, decorations and the like.

A Philanthropher:

Foley is one of the leading donors. He has always been fond of kids and much of his charitable work rotates around kids. He has attended several Make-a-Wish Foundation events, visited kids in hospitals and visited schools to talk about the value of education. He has been affiliated with ChildFund International since 1992 through which he sponsors seven children. He has also funded childhood education centres in the remote areas of Mexico and Philippines plus four community schools in Sierra Leone. He also visited the Washington DC based military hospitals for several years, where he visited the wounded soldiers.

He was also involved with Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), a group co-founded by Amcos in 1994. Since then, he also contributed as a member of their National Leadership Council. He a period of fifteen months, Foley spent 550 hours talking to victims online. He also auctioned two of the most popular items associated with him to raise money for the organization. The first was his Cactus Jack lace-up ‘leopard skin’ boots and the second was his white shirt that he wore as Mankind during the ‘Hell in a Cell’ match in 1998.

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Big Quotes:

  • Bang bang bang, on the door baby!

Bang bang! You’re dead!

Bang bang!

Have a nice day.. BANG! BANG!

  • Look! I can’t even wear glasses because my ear is missing. I’m hardcore! I’m hardcore!           
  • I’m gonna eat you alive, Undertaker! Listen to me, you little bastard. I was spilling blood on six continents while you were still latched onto your other’s breast!           
  • Destruction can be beautiful! TNA is like a girl I met, A girl i loved!

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