Ivan Putski is a Polish former professional wrestler and an avid bodybuilder. He is well known for competing in the famous American wrestling promotion, World (Wide) Wrestling Federation which is now known as World Wrestling (WWE).
While with the WWF, Ivan won their tag team championship with Tito Santana. He is the very first Polish-born wrestler to have competed in WWF.
Who is Ivan Putski?
Ivan was born in Krakow Poland on 21 January 1941. He is 81 years old at the time of writing. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. His real name is Józef Bednarski.
He has not opened much information related to his parents’ and siblings’ names and their respective details. However, it seems that his parents migrated from Poland to the USA when he was very young. His family moved to Texas where he found his love for wrestling.
In his youth, he stood at the height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighed around 250 lbs.
He Made His WWF Debut in 1974
Ivan was a fine wrestler in the past. He has made a name for himself in the famed World Wrestling Federation.
He debuted for WWF in 1974 and went to feud with legendary wrestlers such as Superstar Billy Graham, Stan Hansen, Sgt Slaughter, Rowdy Piper, Jesse Ventura, and many more.
During his stint with the wrestling promotion, he won the tag team titles with his partner the legendary Mexican American wrestler, Tito Santana. Apart from wrestling, he has competed in several strongman competitions. He even participated in the 1978 World Strongest Man competition and finished 8th in the top 10 lines.
In fact, after retiring in the year 1999. He continued his strong man career and made occasional appearances in wrestling. The prominent wrestler in the 1970s also worked as the head of security guard in the Jack C. Hays High School at Buda, Texas.
For his excellent contribution to wrestling, he was inducted into the Cloverleaf Radio Hall of Fame Class of 2012.
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Now talking about his relationships, the guy has been a loyal husband and has been enjoying a great marital life with his long-time faithful wife, Carolyn Sarker for around 57 years.
The duo tied their wedding knot in 1965. Their married life is one to be cherished forever.
Nonetheless, from their union, they are also blessed with a son whom they named Scott Putski.
Scott is also a professional wrestler just like his father. He has wrestled for top wrestling promotions such as Global Wrestling, World Wrestling Federation, and World Wrestling Championship. However, he hasn’t been as successful as his father once was.
Ivan Putski Net Worth
Putski has accumulated a net worth of $550,000. He was able to earn a decent sum of income comes from his professional wrestling. His annual salary at the time was estimated to be several thousand dollars.
Furthermore, he used to work as a head security guard at Jack C. Hays High School in Buda, Texas after retiring from wrestling.
Ivan stands at the tall height of 5 feet 10 inches and maintains a body weight of 111 kg. He has a muscular body build. In his early 80s, the famed former professional wrestler is also a fit and active.
Putski seems to be unavailable on social media sites. Putski does not have an official Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook account.
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