Randal Keith Orton is an American professional wrestler and actor. He's now signed to WWE, where he plays on the Raw franchise, and is widely regarded by many as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. Orton is a third generation professional wrestler; His grandfather was Bob Orton, his father was Bob Orton Jr and his uncle Barry Orton were both wrestlers. Before being contracted by the World Wrestling Federation, he trained and wrestled for the Wrestling Association between Missouri and Southern Illinois Conference Wrestling. He was subsequently contracted to WWF and was sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling, where he hosted the OVW Heavyweight Championship twice. He joined the Evolution team shortly after WWE's debut, which quickly led to the Intercontinental Championship, his first with the company. He also has the nickname "The Legendary Killer" in a plot where he begins to disrespect and then physically attacks veterans of WWE Hall of Fame and Wrestling.
|Birth name||Randal Keith Orton|
|Born||April 1, 1980, Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Residence||St. Charles, Missouri, U.S.|
|Ring name(s)||Randy Orton|
|Billed from||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Trained by||Bob Orton Jr, Dave Finlay, Mid Missouri Wrestling Alliance, Ohio Valley Wrestling|
|Debut||March 18, 2000|
Third-generation professional wrestler who became the youngest person to hold the WWE Heavyweight Champion at age 24. He became the Grand Slam Champion in 2018.
He attended Hazelwood Central High School and after joining the United States Marine Corps in 1998, and received a bad conduct discharge for going AWOL and disobeying orders from his commander.
He appeared in the 2011 film That's What I Am and starred in the 2013 film 12 Rounds: Reloaded.
His father, grandfather, and uncle were also professional wrestlers. He married Samantha Speno on September 21, 2007 and they had a daughter named Alanna Marie Orton on July 12, 2008 before divorcing in July 2013. He then married Kimberly Kessler in 2015; they welcomed a daughter named Brooklyn Rose in 2016.
He defeated Bobby Roode to become the U.S. Grand Slam champion in 2018.
Members of the Agency (professional wrestling). Professional wrestlers from Missouri. Professional wrestlers from Tennessee. Athlete from Knoxville, Tennessee