As of 2022, Riddle’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million according to some reports. In WWE, he earns a six-figure salary of $4,00,000.
Matthew Fredrick Riddle (Born: January 14, 1986, Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States) is an American professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist better known by his in-ring name Riddle. He is currently signed to WWE where is a tag team champion with Randy Orton. He attended Saratoga Springs High school and was a state wrestling champion in 2004. During his high school career, he pinned future UFC champion, Jon Jones. He later attended East Stroudsburg University, where he was a member of its team for two years and won many championships. After his head coach was fired, Riddle lost his wrestling scholarship and began his transition to MMA.
During his amateur MMA career, he worked as a roofer and trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the evenings. While being a professional MMA fighter from 2008 to 2014, Riddle made a name for himself by appearing on Spike TV’s The Ultimate Fighter 7 and went on to hold a four-fight winning streak in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) before being fired for testing positive for smoking marijuana in February 2013. He also fought for Titan FC and has a compiled career record of 8-3. Riddle began training for a career in professional wrestling in 2014 at Monster Factory and wrestled at several independent promotions between 2015 and 2018.
Riddle signed a contract with WWE in 2018 and was assigned to NXT where he wrestled under the ring name Matt Riddle. He became NXT tag team champion along with Pete Dunne (Now called Butch) after winning the 2020 Dusty Rhodes tag team classic tournament. He was also part of Team NXT in Survivor Series 2019 and as part of the team had invaded both RAW and Smackdown. His last match in NXT was against Timothy Thatcher, who had walked out on him during a match with Imperium for NXT tag team titles. He had fought Thatcher in a Fight pit match in May in NXT, with WWE Hall of Famer being the special guest referee. Riddle lost this match and was his last match in NXT.
As of 2022, Riddle’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million according to some reports. In WWE, he earns a six-figure salary of $4,00,000. His salary and net worth have increased after coming to WWE. During his MMA career, he earned a salary of $2,50,000 to $3,00,000. But after failing two drug tests he earned a salary between $1,50,000 to $1,80,000 by fighting in smaller promotions. He also earns through his appearance in pay per views and the sale of merchandise. Riddle in his 2-year-old career has gained immense popularity among the WWE universe and his net worth and salary might increase if his popularity continues to grow over the period of time.