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Everything he did is to become better, the best ever & he is not going to stop and he is none other than ‘David Michael Bautista Jr.’ renowned by the name Dave Bautista is an American actor, professional wrestler, and MMA fighter.
He is well recognized and achieved fame in wrestling by his ring name Batista. He was ranked as the second-best World Heavyweight Champion of all time by WWE as well as also named as the 50th greatest wrestling villain of all time WWE.
He is also known for his marvelous acting in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He became a six-time world champion by winning the WWE Championship twice and the World Heavyweight Championship four times.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 18 January 1969, Dave Bautista turned 52 years old in the year 2021. He is tall with a height of 193 centimeters and 6’4” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 130 kilograms and 286 lbs in pounds.
He seems more elegant with his dark brown eyes and black hair. His body measures 55 inches chest, 36 inches waist and biceps size is 16 inches. He wears a shoe of size 13 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Dave Bautista is $13 million, and his major source of earning is from his wrestling and acting career
Education / Family
Dave was born and raised up in Washington. D.C, USA and belongs to white Caucasian ethnicity. He is born to his father David Michael Bautista and his mother Donna Raye Bautista.
He has been grown up with his brother Michael Bautista and his sister Donna Raye Bautista. As for his education, there is no information about his school and college but he attended the Wild Samoan Training Centre.
|Real Name||David Michael Bautista|
|Birth Place||Washington D.C, USA|
|Date Of Birth||18 January 1969|
|Age||52 years old (As of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 193 cm
In feet inches – 6’4”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 130 kg
In Pounds – 286 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Home Town||Washington D.C, USA|
|Fathers Name||David Michael Bautista
|Mothers Name||Donna Raye Bautista
|Sister||Donna Raye Bautista|
Career / Fashion And Style
In 2000, he signed a professional contract with World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment/WWE and made his debut in Ohio Valley Wrestling under the ring name Leviathan. After that, he won the OVW Heavyweight Championship and when he was promoted to WWE’s main roster, he left OVW.
Later, he penned a contract with WWE entertainment. In a tag team match, he made his WWE in-ring debut under the name Deacon Batista. He defeated Randy Orton and Faarooq in a tag team match along with D’Von. When he was assigned to the Raw brand, he was renamed, Batista.
He has won the World Heavyweight Championship four times after entering the WWE. Moreover, he holds the record to remain as World Heavyweight Champion for 282 days. Therefore, he also won the WWE Championship twice, World Tag Team Championship three times, and the WWE Tag Team Championship once with Rey Mysterio.
In 2005, he won the 2005 Royal Rumble match. In 2010, he quit WWE due to a dispute with then Raw General Manager Bret Hart. In 2013, he resigned from WWE and won the 2014 Royal Rumble. He became the fifth wrestler to win multiple Rumble matches after this win.
In June 2014, he quits WWE once again after Triple H denied him a shot at the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. In October 2018, he returned to WWE and reunited with the rest of Evolution for an appearance on SmackDown’s 1000th episode. In February 2019, he returned to Raw and attacked Ric Flair backstage on his 70th birthday.
Mixed Martial Arts
Apart from WWE, he showed his excellence in mixed martial arts. He agreed to a contract with Classic Entertainment & Sports to compete in the MMA in August 2012. On 6 October 2012, he managed to win his MMA debut after defeating Vince Lucero in the first round.
Apart from wrestling, he tried his luck in acting too and appeared in several Hollywood blockbuster films such as Man with Iron Fists, Spectre (A James Bond Movie), Riddick, Guardians of the Galaxy series, Avengers: Infinity War, and many more.
He is better known for playing the role of Drax in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, and Guardian of the Galaxy series.
He also appeared in many other films such as House of the Rising Sun, Spectre, Heist, Kickboxer: Vengeance, Marauders, Wrong Side of Town, The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption, Riddick, Escape Plan 2: Hades, Hotel Artemis, Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy, The Warriors Gate, Blade Runner 2049, Bushwick, and Final Score.
Moreover, he also appeared in some small roles to such as in television series including Smallville, Chuck, Trip Tank, Head Case, and Neighbours. In 2009, he released his first biographical DVD, Batista: I Walk Alone.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
As per his personal life, he is a married man who married Glenda between 1990 and 1998 with whom he welcomed two daughters, Keilani and Athena. But, the couple parted their ways in 1998.
In October, he again tied the knot with Angie and unfortunately, they broke their marriage in 2006. After that, he again tied the marriage knot with competitive pole dancer Sarah Jade in 2015 and as of now, they are doing pretty well in their relationship.
|Children||Daughter – Keilani, and Athena|
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||American Football|
|Favorite Destinations||Russia and Punta Cana|
|Favorite Color(s)||Baby blue, Yellow|
Some Interesting Facts About Dave Bautista
- At the age of 13, he used to steals cars.
- He got arrested after a fight that left two patrons injured and sentenced to one-year probation after a trial.
- In his initial days, he worked as a lifeguard and a nightclub bouncer.
- WWE named him the 50th greatest wrestling villain of all time.
- In 2009, he released his first biographical DVD, Batista: I Walk Alone.
- He has inked several tattoos on his body which “Angel” (Tribute to his wife Angie) on his upper left biceps, a large dragon on his back, and a signature design on his upper right biceps.
- In 2005, he was on the April cover of Flex.
- He endorsed and appeared in an advertisement for the presidential campaign of Joe Biden in the 2020 United States presidential election.
- He appeared on Family Feud with several other WWE wrestlers during the week of November 5, 2007.
- He became an avid collector of vintage metal lunch boxes during his marriage to Angie.