Kim Marie Kessler

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Kim Marie Kessler is a well-known American socialite and the second wife of WWE wrestler, actress, and stuntman Randall Keith ‘Randy’ Orton. Orton is best known for his performances in films such as ‘That’s What I Am’ (2011), ’12 Rounds 2: Reloaded’ (2013), and the WWE Studios film ‘The Condemned 2’ (2015), as well as the TV series ‘Shooter.’ (2016). While Kessler is not in the entertainment industry, she frequently accompanies her husband to various shows and events and has been profiled by a number of publications. In September 2015, she appeared opposite her husband on an episode of ‘Unfiltered With Renee Young’ on the WWE Network.

Ascend to Stardom

Kim Marie Kessler rose to prominence after she started dating famous WWE wrestler Randy Orton in 2012, during his divorce proceedings from his previous wife Samantha Speno. It made news headlines after Orton’s six years old marriage to Speno crumbled in early 2012, with Speno filing for divorce claiming an “irretrievably broken marriage”. Although the divorce was completed in June 2013, Kessler had been dating him since March 2012.

They never attempted to hide their relationship from the media and frequently appeared together at public events. While the media has extensively covered the progression of their romance and subsequent marriage, she has also provided frequent updates about her personal life since joining Twitter in 2014. Her journey to becoming the WWE star’s wife has been highlighted by several news sources, earning her celebrity status in the process.

Scandals and debates

Kim Marie Kessler was accused of being a ‘gold digger’ on social media after her relationship with Randy Orton was verified. She also sparked outrage by allegedly deleting several of his fan letter tweets. She was followed and harassed by a fan named Kayla Gomez, whom she and her then-boyfriend Orton dubbed “Ms. Piggy” on social media.

Gomez had also stalked Randy Orton before he realized who she was, taking a picture of him outside of a gym in Texas and later posting it online. Soon after, he tweeted the same picture to Kim Marie Kessler, telling her she should have been there to meet “the Latino Ms. Piggy” with him.

“Your (sic) are not the only one who can play games,” Kim replied to the message. Addressing the situation after the SmackDown filming in Laredo, Texas, he stated that he had blocked Gomez for stalking and harassing Kessler, but she continued to stalk him for photos. He also told her she needed to get a life or harass someone else.

Kim’s Private Life

Kim Marie Kessler was born in New York, New York. Little is known about her childhood and family history.

Kim Marie’s Relationships

Kim Marie Kessler, a regular WWE viewer, was a huge fan of Randy Orton long before the two met in person. “In my brain, way before I met him, he was my boyfriend,” she told Renee Young during an interview. Orton’s photos were all over her home, which he noticed after they met. They first met at a WWE show in her hometown of New York. Interestingly, it was Orton who approached her first, and despite his celebrity, he allegedly felt awkward asking her name.

Randy and Samantha Speno started dating in 2012 after Randy divorced his first wife, former gymnast instructor Samantha Speno, whom he married in 2007. He has a daughter called Alanna Marie Orton from his first marriage, while Kim is a divorcee with three sons from her previous marriage.

Randy proposed to her in July 2015 during a candlelit dinner while on holiday together in Bora Bora. Taken by surprise, she reportedly began laughing instantly as “all of these emotions hit her at once”. On July 6, 2015, she tweeted an image of the ring, verifying that he proposed and she accepted.

Four months later, on November 14, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the two wedded. His daughter and her three boys were present at the wedding. Orton is very close to her three sons, of whom he frequently posts photos on social media. The step-siblings also get along well and are close to one another.

In 2016, she became pregnant with a baby girl and shared photos of her pregnancy with her followers on social media. On November 22, 2016, she gave birth to their first child together, a daughter called Brooklyn Rose Orton. The pair has a dog called Spike, whom they adopted after meeting him on a hiking trip in Bora Bora while on vacation.

Estimated Net Worth

Her exact net worth is unknown, but her husband Randy Orton is believed to be worth around $7 million. She also makes money through different ventures, sponsors, and advertisers.