Life & Career Facts

Life & Career Facts

Basic Facts

Full Name:
Randal Keith Orton

Known as:
— Randy Orton
— The Legend Killer
— The One Man Dynasty
— The Viper
— Apex Predator
— The Face of the WWE

Date of Birth:
April 1st, 1980

City of Birth:
Knoxville, Tennessee

Currently Resides in:
High Ridge, Missouri

Parents:
Robert Orton & Elaine Orton

Siblings:
– Becky (younger)
– Nathan (youngest)

Education:
High School

High School Attended:
Hazelwood Central High School

Children:
Daughter; Alanna Marie Orton, born July 12, 2008

Mirror Facts

Eyes Color:
Aqua Blue

Natural Hair Color:
Brunette

Current Height:
6 foot & 4 inches

Current Weight:
245 pounds

Number of Tattoo’s:
Currently 7 plus sleeves.

Tattoo Locations:
– (4) Forearm
– (1) Back/Shoulders
– (2) Upper Arm’s/Bicep

Tattoo’s Meaning:
His previous tribal tattoo’s were said to mean “absolutely nothing” in a past questionnaire but since Randy has added more meaningful body art to himself including his daughter’s name “Alanna” on his left forearm placed beside a large red rose and her date of birth in roman numerals. He has said his new tattoo’s, which sleeve both his arms, mean various things but their private and doesn’t intend on revealing those meanings publicly.

Piercings:
None.

Most Attractive Trait:
“The Smirk”, Randy has that hard to resist smile.

Career Facts

Profession:
Professional Wrestler

Professional Debut:
2000

Current Employer:
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)

WWE Debut:
April 2002

Finishing Move(s):
RKO (current), Super RKO (special), Running punt (to a kneeling opponent’s head), O-Zone (used in 2002)

Signature Moves:
— Inverted headlock backbreaker
— Chinlock
— Jumping knee drop
— European uppercut
— Gutwrench elevated neckbreaker
— Standing dropkick
— Body scissors
— Scoop powerslam
— Rapid forearm shots to head and chest of a seated opponent
— Elevated DDT

Trained by:
— “Cowboy” Bob Orton
— South Broadway Athletic Club
— Ohio Valley Wrestling

Career Highlights:
— OVW Hardcore Champion (2)
— Seventeenth Triple Crown Champion
— WWE Intercontinental Champion
— WWE Tag Team Champion
— WWE Heavyweight Champion (3)
— WWE Champion (8)
— WWE World Heavyweight Champion (1)Former Associates:
— Triple H
— Ric Flair
— Batista
— Stacy Keibler
— “Cowboy” Bob Orton
— Edge/w Lita
— Ted Dibiase Jr and Cody Rhodes

Most Memorable Feuds:
— Mick Foley
— The Undertaker
— Triple H
— Ric Flair
— Shawn Michaels
— Degeneration X
— John Cena

Career Changing Matches:
– Armageddon 2003
Randy vs Rob Van Dam – Type: Intercontinental Championship

– Backlash 2004
Randy vs Cactus Jack
Type: No Holds Barred

– Summerslam 2004
Randy vs Chris Beniot
Type: World Heavyweight Championship

– Armageddon 2005
Randy vs The Undertaker
Type: Hell in a Cell

– Summerslam 2006
Randy vs Hulk Hogan
Type: Legend vs Legend Killer

– New Years Revolution 2007
Rated RKO vs Degeneration X
Type: World Tag Team Championship

– No Mercy 2007
Randy vs Triple H
Type: Last Man Standing Match for WWE Championship

– Wrestlemania 24
Randy vs Triple H vs John Cena
Type: Triple Threat for WWE Championship

– Royal Rumble 2009
Winner of The Royal Rumble match.
Went to face Triple H at Wrestlemania 25

– Breaking Point 2009
Randy vs John Cena
Type: I Quit Match for WWE Championship

– Monday Night RAW – July 12th, 2010
Randy vs Evan Bourne
Type: Singles Match

– Night Of Champions 2010
Randy vs John Cena vs Sheamus vs Wade Barrett vs Chris Jericho vs Edge
Type: 6-Pack Challenge for WWE Championship

– Friday Night Smackdown – May 6th, 2011
Randy vs Christian
Type: World Heavyweight Championship

– Money in the Bank 2013
Randy vs CM Punk vs Christian vs RVD vs Sheamus vs Daniel Bryan
Type: Money in the Bank Ladder Match

– SummerSlam 2013
Randy cashes in his Money in the Bank briefcase to become the WWE Champion.
Type: WWE Championship Match

– TLC 2013
Randy beat World Heavyweight Champion John Cena to become the First-ever WWE World Heavyweight Champion.
Type: TLC Title Unification Match

– Wrestlemania 31
Randy beat Seth Rollins with a “Wrestlemania Moment” worthy RKO out of nowhere that left the WWE Universe buzzing.
Type: Singls Match

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