David Otunga Net Worth

David Otunga Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

David Otunga net worth is
$10 Million

David Otunga Wiki Biography

David Daniel Otunga Sr. was born on 7 April 1980 in Elgin, Illinois USA to a Kenyan father and a white American mother, He is a professional wrestler, actor and lawyer, as of 2015 under contract to World Wrestling Entertainment. Among others, some of his biggest achievements include being a two-time WWE Tag Team Champion and being a runner-up on the NXT’s first season, a television program produced by the WWE. Apart from this, he was also a member of The Nexus and The New Nexus wrestling groups.

Have you ever wondered how rich David Otunga is? According to sources, it is estimated that his overall net worth is $10 million, most of his wealth Otunga has earned thanks to his career as a professional wrestler. Bearing in mind his other professional interests, such as acting and advocacy, his net worth continues to grow.

David Otunga Net Worth $10 Million

Considering that Otunga current main profession, his education and early career is interesting. He finished Larkin High School in 1998 with a perfect 4.0 GPA, and went on to the University of Illinois, where he graduated with a Bachelors degree in psychology. He moved to New York to take a manager’s position at Columbia University’s Cognitive Neuroscience Centre, but then David later graduated from Harvard Law School, passing the Illinois’ bar exam, which led to him joining the Sidley Austin law firm. His acting career began when Otunga was chosen as a contestant on “I Love New York 2”, making it to the finals of the competition, but eventually being eliminated in the penultimate episode. Since then, David has appeared in “The Call”, a 2013 thriller, and had a guest appearance in “General Hospital”. Of course, all these appearances contributed to his net worth.

As far as his professional wrestling career is concerned, it started in 2008, when Otunga joined Florida Championship Wrestling. Two years later, he was competing in season one of the WWE NXT, which resulted in a big success as he won second place, which contributed further to his net worth and proved Otunga as one of the most successful contestants. As previously mentioned, David was one of the original members of “The Nexus”, a group formed among a few rookie contestants from NXT’s season one. The group appeared in “The Monday Night Raw”, a TV sports entertainment program of WWE. While in the group he won the Feud of the Year Award, as well as the Most Hated Wrestler of the Year award, both in 2010, adding to Otunga’s net worth. David has won the WWE Tag Team Championship twice, one alongside John Cena and the other with Michael McGillicutty, a fellow Nexus member. He was also a two-time winner of the Slammy Awards.

In his personal life, David Otunga married actress Jennifer Hudson in 2008, and the couple have a son. In 2012, David brought a Haitian refugee affected by the 2010 earthquake, to the and arranged for him to meet all the wrestlers, in that way fulfilling the young man’s dream.

Full NameDavid Otunga
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthApril 7, 1980
Place Of BirthElgin, Illinois, United States
Height6 ft (1.85 m)
Weight229 lbs (103.9 kg)
ProfessionActor, Lawyer, Wrestler
EducationLarkin High School, Harvard University, Harvard Law School, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
ChildrenDavid Daniel Otunga Jr.
ParentsBillie Otunga, Moses Otunga
PartnerJennifer Hudson (2008–)
NicknamesDavid Daniel Otunga , Punk , Dawson Alexander , David Daniel Otunga, Sr.
Movies, The Call, WWE NXT, WWE
1Sweater vests and bow ties
2Carries a travel mug in his right hand
1His fiancée Jennifer Hudson gave birth to their son David Daniel Otunga Jr, two days prematurely via Caesarean section, weighing in at 7lbs 9oz (10 August 2009).
2Member of WWE's Nexus.
3Announced engagement to actress/singer Jennifer Hudson on September 15, 2008.


Tyler Perry's a Madea Family Funeral2018post-productionWill
Live to Tell2017pre-productionLt. Michael 'Lou' Ortega
New Dogs, Old Tricks2017TV Series pre-productionTiny
Mistaken IdentityannouncedDetective Billy Morales (rumored)
The Haves and the Have Nots2017TV SeriesOfficer Mason
Sandy Wexler2017Reporter at Hollywood Sign
WWE Smackdown!2010-2017TV SeriesDavid Otunga
Criminal Minds2017TV SeriesDwayne Jerrard
WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs2016TV MovieDavid Otunga
Survivor Series2016TV MovieDavid Otunga
What Happened Last Night2016Tiny
WWE Main Event2012-2016TV SeriesDavid Otunga
General Hospital2014TV SeriesDavid Otunga
WWE Raw2010-2013TV SeriesDavid Otunga
The Call2013/IIOfficer Jake Devans
WWE Saturday Morning Slam2012TV SeriesDavid Otunga
WWE '132012Video GameDavid Otunga (voice)
WWE '122011Video GameDavid Otunga (voice)
Vengeance2011TV MovieDavid Otunga
WWE Superstars2011TV SeriesDavid Otunga
WWE NXT2010TV SeriesDavid Otunga
I Love New York2007TV SeriesPunk


Live to Tell2017producer pre-production
New Dogs, Old Tricks2017TV Series producer - 1 episode pre-production


WWE Great Balls of Fire2017TV MovieHimself
WWE Extreme Rules2017TV SpecialHimself
WWE: Payback2017TV MovieHimself
WrestleMania2017TV SpecialHimself
WWE Smackdown!2017TV SeriesHimself
WWE Elimination Chamber2017TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WWE: Royal Rumble2017TV SpecialDavid Otunga
Steve Harvey2013-2017TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Panelist
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2016TV SeriesHimself
WWE Backlash2016TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WWE Summerslam2016TV SpecialDavid Otunga
The Edge and Christian Show That Totally Reeks of Awesomeness2016TV SeriesHimself
WrestleMania XXX2014TV SpecialDavid Otunga
Celebrity Ghost Stories2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Raw Pre-Show2014TV SeriesHimself
The Call: Emergency Procedures: Making the Film 'The Call'2013Video shortHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Royal Rumble2013TV SpecialDavid Otunga
The Top 100 Moments in Raw History2012VideoHimself
Survivor Series2012TV SpecialDavid Otunga
Rock vs. Cena: Once in a Lifetime2012Video documentaryHimself
Night of Champions2012TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WrestleMania XXVIII2012TV SpecialDavid Otunga
Royal Rumble2012TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WWE Tribute to the Troops2011TV SpecialDavid Otunga
Survivor Series2011TV SpecialDavid Otunga
Hell in a Cell2011TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History2011VideoHimself
Royal Rumble2011TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WWE Tribute to the Troops2010TV SpecialDavid Otunga
Survivor Series2010TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WWE Bragging Rights2010TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WWE Hell in a Cell2010TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WWE Night of Champions2010TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WWE: Summerslam2010TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WWE Money in the Bank2010TV SpecialDavid Otunga
WWE Fatal 4-Way2010TV SpecialDavid Otunga

Archive Footage

WWE Presents... Wrestling's Greatest Factions2014VideoDavid Otunga
WWE for All Mankind: Life & Career of Mick Foley2013VideoDavid Otunga
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHimself
WWE NXT2011TV SeriesDavid Otunga
Ricky Steamboat: The Life Story of the Dragon2010VideoDavid Otunga

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