After a long wait, Daniel Bryan put all rumours to bed and made his AEW debut on 5th September 2022. Daniel Bryan has officially signed with All Elite Wrestling under his real name Bryan Danielson. He had a successful career at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and was liked by fans. Here is the reason why he left WWE and his net worth, salary and life at AEW.
Why Daniel Bryan Left WWE?
In his interview, Daniel Brian said he shared a very warm relationship with Vince McMahon. WWE provided him with the best opportunities to entertain the fans and earn good money. However, when he saw AEW on Tv, he could not resist. He found the promotion so good and vibrant. That is the reason why he joined AWE.
Daniel Bryan Net Worth 2022
The net worth of Daniel Bryan is estimated to be of $12 million. His salary at AEW is not relieved but during the days in WWE he used to earn $2 million as salary.
Daniel Bryan has also worked in numerous movies. He has worked in animated film The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown!, the reality TV shows Total Divas and Total Bellas. Furthermore, he was also a judge in the sixth season of Tough Enough.
Daniel Bryan Achievements and Awards
- ROH World Championship
- wXw World Heavyweight Championship
- WWE Championship (Four Times)
- World Heavyweight Championship
- Intercontinental Championship
- United States Championship
- WWE Tag Team Championship (with Kane)
- Smackdown Tag Team Championship (with Rowan)
- Money in the Bank Winner (Smackdown 2011)
- 2012 PETA Libby Award for Most Animal-Friendly Athlete
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter’s Most Outstanding Wrestler of the Decade (2000–2009)
- Ranked 1 in the 2014 Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500
Daniel Bryan Wrestling Career
He made wrestling debut at an independent pro-wrestling circuit in 1999. Daniel signed a 18 month contract with WWF in 2000. He then went to wrestle at Ring of Honor, Pro-Wrestling Noah and also New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) before signing a contract with WWE in 2009.
On his return to WWE he became the 26th Triple Crown Champion and the 15th Grand Slam Champion. In the year 2011, he won the Money in the Bank event. Daniel Brian retired from wrestling in 2016 due to seizures and a brain lesion, resulting from multiple concussions. Till 2018, he worked as a Smackdown general manager. In 2018, doctors permitted him to wrestle. After his contract expired with WWE in 2022, he signed for AEW.