Who is Randy Orton’s ex-wife? Samantha Speno Wiki Bio
Samantha Speno was born on 11 January 1982, in Missouri, USA – her zodiac sign is Capricorn and she holds American nationality. She is a make-up artist and a gymnastics instructor, who gained recognition after she married Randy Orton, a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Champion.
Childhood and education
Samantha spent her childhood in Missouri where she was raised by her parents – she studied at Francis Howell North High School located in St. Charles where she was physically very active, as she played soccer and did gymnastics. After matriculation in 2000, she didn’t enroll at college but rather began working at a local bar as a waitress.
Career as a makeup artist and other ventures
Samantha worked at several bars for five years, simultaneously taking gymnastics lessons, and after obtaining her certification, she became a gymnastics instructor. After she married Randy Orton, Samantha became interested in make-up, and eventually became a make-up artist as well as a wardrobe stylist – she found her customers mostly through her Instagram account, onto which she uploaded pictures of her outfit combinations and the make-up she did for other people.
Her husband helped her to create her own jewelry line which she named Rocks + Stars, while she has also launched her own company called Stultify Incorporation Limited.
Love life and marriage with Randy Orton
Samantha and Randy met at a bar in which she was working as a waitress – at the time, Randy had a broken leg and he came to Samantha to talk to her – after several hours, Samantha gave him her ‘phone number, and Randy asked her out the next day. They dated for several years before Randy proposed to her in 2005, and the wedding took place on 21 September 2007. Samantha gave birth to their daughter Alanna Marie Orton on 12 July 2008, but their marriage lasted for just six years before the two separated citing ‘irreconcilable differences’.
In an interview, Samantha stated that the main reason behind their divorce was Randy often working and not spending enough time with her and their daughter – after the divorce, she won custody over Alanna, $4,500 per month in child support, and she kept her engagement ring valued at $100,000, as well as the house they were living in together prior to the divorce. Samantha and Randy remained on good terms, and Randy spends a lot of time with his daughter.
In 2015, Randy married Kim Marrie Kessler with whom he has two children, while it is rumored that Samantha is currently seeing someone as well.
Hobbies and other interests
Samantha has been a fan of sports since she was a teenager, her favorites are still gymnastics and soccer. While married, she could often be seen attending football and baseball matches with her husband. She became interested in WWE and attended most of her husband’s fights.
She is a shopaholic, and goes shopping for clothes on a daily basis, and often shares her outfit combinations on her Instagram account, occasionally receiving words of praise as well as messages of gratitude from women who have followed her advice when it comes to dressing. Samantha enjoys watching movies and TV series with her daughter in her spare time – her favorite films are “Grease” and “Coming to America”, while her favorite TV series is “The Simpsons”.
She has travelled with her ex-husband around the US, and her dream travel destination is Hawaii. She is enjoys various cuisines, and the one she likes the most is Mexican.
Appearance and net worth
Samantha is 37 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, and weighs around 125lbs (57kgs). Her net worth is over $200,000 while Randy’s net worth is over $11 million as of late 2019.
Who is Randy Orton, Samantha’s ex-husband?
Randal Keith Orton was born in Knoxville, Tennessee USA on 1 April 1980 – his birth sign is Aries and he holds American nationality. Randy is a professional wrestler and an actor, best known for competing in the WWE’s Raw brand.
Randy was raised by his mother Elaine and his father Bob Orton Jr., who was a professional wrestler – his grandfather Bob Orton Sr. was a professional wrestler as well. He has a younger brother Nate who became a stand-up comedian, and he also has a sister named Rebecca. Randy’s father and grandfather advised him to stay away from wrestling, as it is a dangerous sport which will also keep him away from his family, however, Randy became interested in it at a very early age, and eventually made a career as a wrestler.
He attended Hazelwood Central High School and after matriculation joined the UnS Marine Corps, however, after two unauthorized absences and disobeying an order from his commanding officer, in 1999 he was court-martialed and convicted to spend 38 days in a military prison at Camp Pendleton, after which he was discharged.
He had his debut wrestling fight in 2000 in St. Louis – he was taught and trained by the staff his father worked with, and joined World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 2001, and his initial fight was on 16 March 2002 when Tommy Dreamer defeated him at WrestleMania X8’s Fan Axxess.
He started competing in the World Heavyweight Championship in 2004, and in the same year became the youngest world champion in the history of WWE as he was only 24 – he has been competing in the WWE to this day, has changed teams several times, and won numerous championships.
Randy launched his acting career in 2009 when he was cast to appear in “The Marine 2” movie, however, after suffering from an injury, he had to be replaced.
— Randy Orton (@RandyOrton) November 13, 2019
In 2011 he appeared in the “That’s What I Am” comedy drama film, and in 2013 in the “12 Rounds 2: Reloaded” movie, and in 2015 in “The Condemned 2” WWE Studios film. He has also appeared in several talk shows, such as “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, and competed in the game show “Deal or No Deal”, together with other wrestlers John Cena, Bobby Lashley, and Edge.
Randy has been fighting a drug addiction through the years, and has openly talked about the incident which occurred in 2006 when he overdosed – he is also having trouble with anger management, and has undergone therapy to treat this problem.