Rey Mysterio, a high-flying luchador, has a net worth of $10 million. Mysterio, also known as scar Gutiérrez, is regarded as one of the most influential wrestlers of all time. He is a WWE Superstar who competes on the SmackDown brand. Before signing with World Championship Wrestling in 1996, Mysterio began his career with the Asistencia Asesora y Administración in Mexico. He popularised the “Lucha Libre” style of wrestling, as well as the cruiserweight divisions, during his time in the United States.
Rey won the WCW Cruiserweight Championship five times after signing with the company, as well as the World Tag Team Championship three times. Mysterio joined the WWE in 2002 after a brief stint with the Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre. He was equally successful in the WWE, winning numerous titles. Rey Mysterio returned to the WWE in 2018 after leaving in 2015 to wrestle in Japan and Mexico.
Early Years of Rey Mysterio
Oscar Gutiérrez was born in Chula Vista, California, on December 11th, 1974. scar Gutiérrez comes from a wrestling family, and his uncle, Rey Mysterio, was also a wrestler. His son and nephew, as well as two of his cousins, are all wrestlers.
Career of Rey Mysterio
Oscar Gutiérrez was already wrestling in Mexico when he was 14 years old. Oscar Gutiérrez learned the Lucha Libre style of wrestling quickly, thanks to his uncle (Rey Mysterio Sr.), and became known for his “high-flying” wrestling moves. Finally, in 1991, he was given the honour of carrying on his uncle’s name, and he was given the moniker Rey Mysterio Jr. Rey found his spot with World Championship Wrestling after a short run with the AAA in Mexico and a year with Extreme Championship Wrestling.
He spent his first two years in the WCW facing wrestlers like as Dean Malenko, Prince Iuakea, and Lord Steven Regal in the cruiserweight division. During this time, Mysterio was also recognised for his rivalry with New World Order. He defeated Juventud to win his third cruiserweight title in 1998. He subsequently had knee surgery, which kept him out of commission for six months.
The WCW ordered Mysterio to remove his mask in 1999. He has later alleged that he did not want to be unmasked and that the WCW forced him to do so. It was distressing to his family, according to Oscar Gutiérrez, since it went against the traditions of the Mexican Lucha Libre style. Mysterio also complained that he was unmasked during a “throwaway match,” rather than as part of a grand climax. He also said that he had the option of “losing his mask or losing his job.”
Mysterio gained a reputation as a “giant killer” during the following several years, defeating bigger opponents like Kevin Nash and Scott Norton. Despite Rey’s growing popularity, WCW’s production team did not regard the cruiserweight division as a primary source of programming, preferring to focus on more traditional wrestling events. Mysterio was told repeatedly by the WCW that he would never be a “main eventer”. Rey Mysterio worked with No Limit Soldiers and then the Filthy Animals from 1999 to 2001.
Rey Mysterio returned to the independent circuit in Mexico and the United States after the WCW folded. He joined with WWE in 2002 and was given permission to reintroduce his mask. He had a rivalry with Eddie Guerrero at this time before winning the World Heavyweight Champion. Before teaming up with Sin Cara, he won a number of other championships. His storylines were finished up in 2013, and he departed the WWE. After that, Mysterio rejoined the AAA and fought in Japan before rejoining the WWE in 2018.
Over the course of their marriage, Gutierrez and his wife Angie have produced two children. The family is a devout Roman Catholic household.
Controversy of Rey Mysterio
Over the course of his career, Rey Mysterio has been embroiled in a lot of scandals. A 2007 story in “Sports Illustrated” linked a number of WWE wrestlers to steroid and HGH usage. Gutierrez was one of the wrestlers listed. The WWE finally punished him for 30 days, but Mysterio justified himself by claiming that he had been properly supplied the drug by a registered doctor. Rey, on the other hand, seems to have missed the lesson after his initial ban, since he was punished again by the WWE in 2012 for a similar conduct.
The killing of Perro Aguayo Jr. is perhaps the most startling issue Rey has been engaged with. Inside the ring, during a bout between Extreme Tiger, Mysterio, and Manik, the wrestler passed away. Mysterio droppedkicked Aguayo, killing him in the process. No one understood Aguayo was truly dead since everyone believed he had been knocked unconscious. When it was discovered that Aguayo had stopped breathing, he was transported to the hospital, where he was revived. These attempts were ultimately in vain, and he died on March 21st, 2015.
Real Estate Mysterio apparently has a $1 million property in Chula Vista, California. The house was completed in 2004 and has around 4,000 square feet. It has five bedrooms as well as a variety of unique features. Rey’s vast tropical fish collection is housed in a big fish tank. He also owns a sizable collection of swords and other weapons, as well as a sizable action figure collection.