When you see those people in the ring you are sure that there is nothing else that they would decide to do for a living! It seems that the have been born to fight. However, here is a list of WWE wrestlers that surprised as due to their unexpected turn of career! You will be truly amazed! Make sure not to miss #18, #16 and #15!
20. Gene Snitsky
All of WWE can remember that day when Gene Snitsky tried to break his fellow wrestler’s spirit by kicking out of the ring a baby doll. As ironical it may seem, the same man is working as a bodyguard now! Of course, his muscles help him a lot at this job and we’re sure that he is doing a great job protecting Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees legend. Click next to find out how a wrestler put his muscles in a good use for his career!
19. Tonga Fifita
Even though Tonga Fifita used to be really intimidating, he toned it down a bit after exiting the world of WWE. That was the only solution in order for him to work as a manager at a Toyota garage in Florida. That’s a drastic turn of career! Do you want to know how a wrestler can bring out his softer side? Click next!
18. Diamond Dallas Page
Diamond Dallas Page was a champion in WCW. After exiting WCW world, he chose his career to be a little different from the former one. Diamond decided to become a yoga teacher, teaching his own programme that seems to help with flexibility and weight reduction.
Ivory, who had won the title for women in WWE, after retiring in 2007 she found out that there was a softer side in her. As a result, she decided to open an animal grooming and dog-sitting place along with a bus service that would be responsible to take your furry friends for a walk.
16. Beulah McGillicutty
Beulah McGillicutty was known for her racy outfits that used to wore. However, after becoming a mother of two, she decided to tone down her wardrobe and her image. Since her retirement, she has also been interested in writing. She has written and published some kids’ books, too.
15. Ted DiBiase
Ted DiBiase, also known as “The Million Dollar Man”, used to make money by making an act of worshiping God. However, after exiting WCW in 1999, he formed the “Heart of David Ministry”.
14. Scotty 2 Hotty
After 24 years of wrestling, Scotty decided to retire in 2013. However, he couldn’t stay away from the sport that he adored for long. After becoming a fire-fighter, an EMT and a realtor, he knew that it was time to return. So, in 2016 he became a coach in the Orlando’s WWE Performance Center.
13. Rick Steiner
Like Scotty, the WWF and WCW tag-team title holder, Rick Steiner, also wanted to sell houses. So, he worked on setting up his own company that would sell houses in Georgia and he made it! He also helped his brother to open his restaurant!
After hanging up his wrestling boots, Dennis Knight, also known as Mideon and Phineas I. Godwinn , decided to follow his dreams and becoming a chef! Firstly, he amazed with his skills in Cafe Ponte in Florida and after that he managed to open his own catering.
11. Steve Blackman
Steve Blackman is a well known wrestler, who participated in many WWF Hardcore Championships. So after deciding to retire, he found the perfect job for a man like him! He became a part of the bail bondsman business.
Before becoming a part of the WWE world, Rico had been military trained. So it comes to no surprise that after exiting his wrestling career he decided to work as an officer with the U.S. Marshals.
9. Vickie Guerrero
Vickie Guerrero couldn’t let behind her wrestling past. So she still makes some occasionally appearances in the WWE world. However, after retiring, she chose a more toned-down lifestyle. So, she is now working as a medical administrator.
8. Jimmy Wang
After realizing that exterminating bugs wasn’t the ideal career for him, former wrestler, Jimmy Wang decided to work with another idea that he had. So, he organized his own party bus, inspired from Rednecks that anyone could rent.
7. Eve Torres
As well as Jimmy Wang, Eve Torres decided to make a living by entertaining people. After leaving wrestling to the past, Eve became a party events coordinator and she is truly good at it!
6. Paul Burchill
Paul Burchill’s life was very adventurous. He started his career by teaching in a school in his homeland, U.K. Then he was charmed by the WWE world and he decided that he wanted to be part of it. So he became a wrestler. Finally, after exiting wrestling in 2010, he ended up being a fire-fighter!
5. Trevor Murdoch
While still being a competitive wrestler, Trevor opened a restaurant. When he decided to retire permanently in 2017, he worked in a fiber optics installation company, where he specialized in heavy equipment.
4. Shawn Stasiak
Shawn became well known from his wrestling talent. However, after quitting WWE he decided to follow a different road. He became a chiropractor, and it is said that he is one of the best in America. Good job!
3. Simon Dean
Even though Simon Dean really enjoyed wrestling and being a part of the community, he thought that it was time for him to move on and do something different. As a result, he became manager of a Louisville, Kentucky, branch of the Woodforest National Bank.
2. Sean O’Haire
After being put out of WWF’s world in 2004, Sean decided to become a hairdresser. Imagine having your hair cut by a former WWF wrestler.
1. Barry Buchanan
Surely you wouldn’t want to get on the wrong side of an investigator, especially of Barry Buchanan, who was a 275-pound and 6’6” height former wrestler! Barry used to be well known in the 90s, however, he is now working as an investigator in Georgia’s Carroll County.