Jimmy Snuka Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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James Wiley Smith, better known by the name James Reiher Snuka, was born on the 18th May 1943 in Fiji. He is best known for being a former professional wrestler, who is a WWE Hall of Fame Legend. He is also recognized as the ECW Heavyweight Champion and ECW Television Champion. His professional career was active from 1968 to 2015.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Jimmy Snuka is as of early 2016? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of Snuka’s net worth is $200,000, which has been accumulated through his career as a professional wrestler. Other sources are coming from his appearances in video games, and from selling his autobiographical book entitled “Superfly: The Jimmy Snuka Story”, published in 2012.

Jimmy Snuka Net Worth $200,000

Jimmy Snuka is the son of Charles Thomas and Louisa Smith; however, he lived with his mother as both of them were married to another person. Thus, when he was a child, he moved to the Marshall Islands with his mother and stepfather, and later to Hawaii, where he started a career as a bodybuilder. Thanks to his skills, he won several titles, including Mr. Hawaii, Mr. North Store, as well as Mr. Waikiki.

Jimmy’s professional career began during the 1970s, fighting in Hawaii, before switching to NWA Pacific Northwest, under the management of Dan Owen in 1973. To speak of his accomplishments at the NWA Pacific Northwest, Snuka won the championship belt six times, and also held the tag team championship belt six times, fighting alongside Dutch Savage. Before he joined the WWF in 1982, Jimmy also fought in NWA Texas and Mid-Atlantic, in which he was also successful, mostly in a tag team, eventually winning the National Tag Team Championship with Terry Gordy, fighting against Steve Olsonoski and Ted DiBiase, which also added to his net worth.

His life changed in 1982, when he joined the WWF, but his stint didn’t last long, as he left the WWF after only three years. During that time, he fought against wrestlers such as Bob Backlund, Don Muraco, Rowdy Roddy Piper, and Bob Orton, Jr. among others, which increased his net worth and popularity.

In 1986, Jimmy joined the American Wrestling Association, and was also a part of the Japan Pro Wrestling throughout 1987, increasing further his net worth. In 1989 he returned again to the WWF, defeating Boris Zhukov as the Saturday Night’s Main event. He stayed in the WWF until 1992, and during that time he participated in wrestling events such as SummerSlam ’89 in which he fought against Ted DiBiase, Survivor Series, WrestleMania VI, among others, all of which has increased his net worth.

In 1992 he joined the Eastern Championship Wrestling, becoming the first ECW Heavyweight Champion, by defeating Salvatore Bellomo, which increased his net worth by a large margin. Furthermore, in 1993 he returned to the WWF, now WWE, and ever since has been a member, however, he decided to quit fighting in 1996, and now appears periodically thanks to his legendary contract he signed with the WWE, but not as a wrestler.

Snuka received several prestigious awards, including induction into the WWE Hall Of Fame, and also the lifetime achievement award from the WWE. Additionally to his successful career, Snuka has appeared in ten video games, including “Legends Of Wrestling” (2001), “WWE SmackDown! Vs. Raw” (2004), and “WWE ‘12” (2011), all of which contributed to his overall wealth.

Regarding his personal life, Jimmy Snuka has been married to Carole since 2004, and was previously in marriage with Sharon, with whom he has four children, two of whom are professional wrestlers – Jimmy Reiher, Jr. and Tamina Snuka. In the media, he was also known for being charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino, in the 1980s. He was eventually arrested in 2015, and he pleaded not guilty: the outcome is still unknown.

Quick Facts

Birth date: May 18, 1943
Birth place: Fiji
Height:5' 10" (1.78 m)
Weight:106.6
Profession:Former professional wrestler
Spouse:Sharon Snuka, Carole Snuka
Children:Ata Snuka, Liana Snuka
Awards:WWE Hall of Fame Legend, ECW Heavyweight Champion, ECW Television Champion
Movies:"Superfly Splash" (2015), "Backbreaker", "Diving crossbody", "Diving headbutt", "Dropkick", "Scoop slam", "Knee drop", "Various knife–edged chops"
TV shows:“Legends Of Wrestling” (2001), “WWE SmackDown! Vs. Raw” (2004), “WWE ‘12” (2011), "SummerSlam '89"
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Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Half-Life Horror from Hell or: Irradiated Satan Rocks the World!2014Shaman (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
Queen City2013The Bone Collector (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
Wrestlers Rescue2008Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
NWS: Women's J-Cup Tournament2006Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WXW: The Night of Champions2006Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
XWF: In Your Face2005Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
UPW: Overload2005Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WXW: Sportsfest2005Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
UPW: The Home of the Brave II2002Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WCW Monday Nitro2000TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Heroes of Wrestling1999TV MovieJimmy 'Superfly' Snuka
ECW Hardcore Heaven 19941994Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
ECW The Night the Line Was Crossed1994Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
UWF: Blackjack Brawl1994Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
ECW When Worlds Collide1994Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Eastern Championship Wrestling1993TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
ECW Super Summer Sizzler Spectacular1993Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WCW Slamboree 19931993TV Movie'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
World Wrestling Federation1983-1992TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Saturday Night's Main Event1989-1991TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWF UK Rampage '911991TV Movie'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Royal Rumble1991Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWF Challenge1990TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWF Superstars1989-1990TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Royal Rumble1990Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Summerslam1989Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Fan Favourites1989VideoSuperfly Jimmy Snuka
AWA: WrestleRock1986Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Best of the WWF Volume 91986VideoSuperfly Jimmy Snuka
The WWF's Grand Slams1986VideoSuperfly Jimmy Snuka
Villains of the Squared Circle1986VideoSuperfly Jimmy Snuka
WWF's Inside the Steel Cage1986VideoJimmy Snuka
WWF Grudge Matches1986VideoSuperfly Jimmy Snuka
WWF All-Star Wrestling1985TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
The War to Settle the Score1985TV MovieJimmy 'Superfly' Snuka
Best of the WWF Volume 11985VideoSuperfly Jimmy Snuka
Best of the WWF Volume 31985VideoJimmy Superfly Snuka
Best of the WWF Volume 41985VideoSuperfly Jimmy Snuka
Roddy Piper's Greatest Hits1985VideoSuperfly Jimmy Snuka
The WWF's Most Unusual Matches1985VideoSuperfly Jimmy Snuka
Wrestling's Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams!1985VideoJimmy Superfly Snuka
WWF Championship Wrestling1983-1984TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Spectrum Wrestling1984TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Wrestling at the Chase1984TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
350 Days2016DocumentaryHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
LeagueOne: In the Spotlight!2015TV SeriesHimself
WWE Hall of Fame 20132013TV SpecialHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
Undertaker: The Streak - 20-02012Video documentaryHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
Superfly2012Documentary short'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Raw1993-2010TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Bloodstained Memoirs2009VideoHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
Buffalo Bushido2009Himself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
In Your Face2009TV Short documentaryHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania2009TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Hall of Fame 20092009TV SpecialHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
WWE Royal Rumble2008TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Vengeance2007TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Draft Special2007TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology2006VideoHimself (as Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka)
1PW: Fight Club 22006VideoHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
The Absolute Truth About Pro Wrestling2006DocumentaryHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
Born to Controversy: The Roddy Piper Story2006Video documentaryHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
NWA Wrestling Legends Fan Fest Question & Answer Series: Bret Hart2005VideoHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
WWE Taboo Tuesday2005TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
TNA Wrestling: Victory Road2004TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Hall of Fame 20042004TV SpecialHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
WrestleMania XX2004TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Smackdown!2003TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WrestleMania X-Seven2001TV SpecialHimself - WWF New York Host
Survivor Series1996TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWF Hall of Fame1996TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996TV SeriesHimself
WXW Rage TV1996TV SeriesHimself (1996) (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
Royal Rumble1992TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WrestleMania VII1991TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Survivor Series1990TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka (The Vipers)
Saturday Night's Main Event1990TV SeriesHimself
WrestleMania VI1990TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
No Holds Barred: The Match/The Movie1989TV MovieHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
Survivor Series1989TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka - Roddy's Rowdies
WWF Superstars1989TV SeriesHimself
WrestleMania V1989TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
SuperClash II1986TV MovieHimself
WrestleMania1985TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WCW Worldwide Wrestling1975TV SeriesHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
World Championship Wrestling1972TV SeriesHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The History of WWE: 50 Years of Sports Entertainment2013Video documentary'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE for All Mankind: Life & Career of Mick Foley2013Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE: CM Punk - Best in the World2012Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Saturday Morning Slam2012TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Smackdown!2012TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History2011Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE: Best Cage Matches2011Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE All Stars2011Video Game'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Wrestling's Highest Flyers2010Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WrestleMania XXVI: The World Television Premiere2010TV Special'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Raw1997-2009TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Legends of WrestleMania2009Video Game'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE: Summerslam - The Complete Anthology, Vol. 12009'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection2008Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Vintage Collection2008TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE - Undertaker 15-02008Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE: Royal Rumble - The Complete Anthology, Vol. 12007Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
The Most Powerful Families in Wrestling2007Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE: McMahon2006Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
The World's Greatest Wrestling Managers2006Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE WrestleMania: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 22005Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
The Self Destruction of the Ultimate Warrior2005Video documentary'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Mick Foley's Greatest Hits & Misses: A Life in Wrestling2004Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
The Ultimate Ric Flair Collection2003Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWE Bloodbath: Wrestling's Most Incredible Steel Cage Matches2003Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Hollywood Hulk Hogan: Hulk Still Rules2002Video documentaryHimself (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
WWE Divas: Undressed2002TV Special documentary'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
Eastern Championship Wrestling1993TV Series'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
WWF Supertape Vol. 31991Video'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka
André the Giant1985Video documentary'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka

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