Eddie Guerrero's net worth: How much was the wrestler worth?

Eddie Guerrero's net worth: How much was the wrestler worth?

Claudia Kogi
updated at October 16, 2023 at 7:19 AM

A prominent member of the Guerrero wrestling family, Eddie Guerrero was an American professional wrestler who displayed a keen interest in the sport, following in his father's footsteps. His father was widely considered one of the greatest and most influential professional wrestlers of all time.

How much was Eddie Guerrero worth?
Eddie Guerrero in a wrestling match against Ray Mysterio during the WWE WrestleMania 21 on 3 April 2005 in Hollywood, USA. Photo: J Shearer (Modified by author)
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Despite being a villain for most of his career, he was famous in and out of the ring and was at the peak of his career as a face, especially from 2003 to 2005, becoming the top wrestler on the SmackDown brand in 2004. However, along the way, he allegedly experienced various substance abuse problems, including alcoholism and an addiction to painkillers.

Eddie Guerrero's profile and bio summary

Full name

Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes


Black Tiger (II), El Caliente, Eddie Guerrero, Eddy Guerrero, Gory Guerrero Jr, Máscara Mágica, Latino Heat

Date of birth

9 October 1967


Died at the age of 38 in 2005

Place of birth

El Paso, Texas, the United States of America






Herlinda and Gory Guerrero


Chavo, Hector, Linda, Maria, and Armando




Shaul Marie, Sherilyn Shaul, and Kaylie


Former professional wrestler

Active years

1986 to 2005

Net worth

Estimated to have been $6 million


$372,000 per year


Died in September 2005

How much was Eddie Guerrero worth?

Having debuted in September 1986, Eddie had begun accumulating vast amounts of income thanks to his undeniable skills on the rings. In fact, he was once considered among the wealthiest wrestlers when he was alive. According to various online sources, Eddie Guerrero's net worth at death was $6 million.

During his active days, he held several titles, including the WWE Championship, the WWE United States Championship, the WWE Tag Team Championship four times, the WWE Intercontinental Championship two times, and the WWF European Championship two times, among others.

Eddie Guerrero's salary
The late professional WWE champion, Eddie. Photo: @eddieguerrerolegacy (Modified by author)
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What was Eddie Guerrero's salary?

During his active WWE career, the former professional earned an estimated annual salary of $1 million. He was among the highest-paid wrestlers in the arena. Moreover, he generated his income from endorsement deals with companies like Coca-Cola and EA Sports.

Eddie Guerrero's car name

Even at his death, WWE fans still find his favourite car, the 1971 Buick Riviera, incredible. It is still one of the most iconic wrestler cars, as the iconic Buick was modified and dubbed the Low Rider. Although this Buick is not as flashy as most wrestler cars, it became well-known due to its frequent appearances in the wrestling world.

Eddie Guerrero's family

Eddie Guerrero, whose real name was Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes was born on 9 October 1967 in El Paso, Texas, the United States of America. Although there are not many details regarding his parents, his father, Gory, is one WWE athlete considered one of the most influential professionals of all time. He was raised alongside his siblings, Chavo, Hector, Linda, Maria, and Armando.

Regarding his educational background, the former professional athlete graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1985, attended the University of New Mexico, and later New Mexico Highlands University on an athletic scholarship.

Eddie Guerrero's net worth at death
The former professional wrestler, Eddie. Photo: John Shearer (Modified by author)
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It was at the New Mexico Highlands University that the famous personality entered collegiate wrestling before finally moving to Mexico to train as a professional wrestler.

Are Eddie Guerrero and his mother still alive?

Unfortunately, the former professional wrestler and his mom passed away. Although his mom's cause of death remains unknown, Eddie is said to have succumbed to acute heart failure on 13 November 2005.

Did Eddie Guerrero have any kids?

The late professional WWE athlete was married to Vickie Guerrero and was blessed with two daughters, Shaul Marie and Sherilyn Shaul. He also had another daughter, Kaylie, from a previous relationship.

Even at his death, most WWE fans have taken to social media inquiring about Eddie Guerrero's net worth, which accumulated to millions of dollars despite his short stint in the wrestling world. Nevertheless, he is still a celebrated and well-decorated wrestler who won the hearts of many.

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