Rick Steiner - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Rick Steiner, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Robert Rechsteiner was born in Bay City, Michigan on March 9, 1961, and he is currently 63 years old.

He is currently a Ambassador, working for WWE.

Rick Steiner was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2022 as part of the Groups wing (as a member of The Steiner Brothers).

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Robert Rechsteiner
  • Ring Names
    • Rick Steiner ( January 10, 1985 - Present)
    • Rob Rechsteiner ( June 1, 1983 - January 9, 1985)
  • Born March 9, 1961 (age 63)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Bay City, Michigan
  • Billed From
    • Detroit, Michigan
  • Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
  • Weight
    • 280 lbs (127 kg)
  • Nicknames The Dog-Faced Gremlin

Career History

  • Roles

    • Ambassador ( January 2, 2023 - Present)
    • Part Time Wrestler ( April 27, 2019 - September 19, 2019)
    • Wrestler ( June 1, 1983 - October 21, 2017)
  • Promotions / Brands

    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE January 2, 2023Present
    Promotion INDY February 14, 2004 October 21, 2017
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA October 30, 2010 February 26, 2011
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA May 13, 2007 January 29, 2008
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAHBrand Heavyweight July 24, 2004 July 12, 2005
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA June 19, 2002 October 29, 2003
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight February 1, 2002 September 15, 2003
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW March 11, 1996 March 21, 2001
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight December 13, 1993 May 3, 1997
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW July 28, 1995 October 28, 1995
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF December 14, 1992 April 12, 1994
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight March 21, 1991 January 4, 1993
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW November 21, 1988 October 17, 1992
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA January 10, 1985 December 31, 1990
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP May 24, 1987 November 20, 1988
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight February 23, 1987 March 20, 1987
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA January 10, 1985 November 3, 1985
  • Images History

    Apr 2022
    Apr 2022
    Jun 2002
    Jun 2002
    Mar 1999
    Mar 1999
    Jan 1991
    Jan 1991
    Nov 1988
    Nov 1988
    Jun 1983
    Jun 1983
  • Face / Heel Turns

    Alignmentfromto
    Heel February 5, 2001 September 19, 2019
    Face January 15, 2001 February 4, 2001
    Heel April 12, 1999 January 14, 2001
    Face June 8, 1988 April 11, 1999
    Heel January 10, 1985 June 7, 1988

  • Finishers

    • Steiner Driver - Death Valley Driver ( January 10, 1985 - October 21, 2017)
    • Diving Bulldog ( January 10, 1985 - October 21, 2017)
    • Steinerizer / Super Steiner Drop / Manhattan Bulldog - with Scott Steiner - Electric Chair + Diving Bulldog combination ( February 20, 1989 - January 4, 2008)
    • Steiner DDT - with Scott Steiner - Electric Chair + Diving DDT combination ( February 20, 1989 - January 4, 2008)
    • Steiner Device - with Scott Steiner - Electric Chair + Diving Clothesline combination ( February 20, 1989 - January 4, 2008)
    • Keylock ( June 1, 1983 - January 7, 1999)
    • Stepover Toehold Camel Clutch ( June 1, 1983 - January 7, 1999)
  • Theme Songs

    • Theme Song "Dog Pound" by Jimmy Hart & Howard Helm - Single ( February 23, 1998 - October 21, 2017)
    • Theme Song "Steinerized" by D. Conort, M. Seitz & J. Papa - with Scott Steiner - Team ( March 11, 1996 - February 22, 1998)
    • Theme Song "The Way of the Wizard" - with Scott Steiner - Team ( March 21, 1991 - May 3, 1997)
    • Theme Song "Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns N' Roses - with Scott Steiner - Team ( July 28, 1995 - October 28, 1995)
    • Theme Song "The Victors (University of Michigan Fight Song)" - with Scott Steiner - Team ( December 14, 1992 - April 12, 1994)
    • Theme Song "Swamp Dog" - with Scott Steiner - Team ( October 15, 1990 - October 17, 1992)
    • Theme Song "The Best Is Yet To Come" - with Scott Steiner - Team ( May 20, 1990 - October 14, 1990)
    • Theme Song "Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns N' Roses - with Scott Steiner - Team ( November 1, 1989 - May 19, 1990)
    • Theme Song "Hot Stuff" by Donna Summer - with Scott Steiner - Team ( February 20, 1989 - October 31, 1989)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame

    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2022, Groups , The Steiner Brothers
  • World Championship Wrestling

    World Wrestling Entertainment

    New Japan Pro Wrestling

    World Championship Wrestling & National Wrestling Alliance

  • Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling

    • 2 NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship (1 with Terry Taylor, 1 with Scott Steiner)

    Preston City Wrestling

    • 1 PCW Tag Team Championship (with Scott Steiner)

    Pro Wrestling America

    • 1 PWA Tag Team Championship (with Scott Steiner)

    Pure Action Championship Wrestling

    • 1 PACW Tag Team Championship (with Scott Steiner)

    Southern Championship Wrestling

    • 1 SCW Championship

    Universal Wrestling Federation

    • 1 UWF World Tag Team Championship (with Sting)

    World League Wrestling

    • 2 WLW Heavyweight Championship

    World Pro Wrestling

    • 1 WPW Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments

    • WCW Pat O'Connor Memorial Tag Team Tournament Winner (1990 - with Scott Steiner)
    • UWE Rock 'n' Roll Express Tag Team Tournament Winner (2007 - with Scott Steiner)
    • George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2014)
    • PWI Tag Team of the Year (1990, 1993 - with Scott Steiner)
    • PWI Match of the Year (1991 - with Scott Steiner vs. Lex Luger & Sting; SuperBrawl)
    • 2° in PWI Years Top 100 Teams (2003 - with Scott Steiner)
    • 10° in the PWI 500 (1991)
    • WON Tag Team of the Year (1990 - with Scott Steiner)
    • WON Match of the Year (1991 - Scott Rick Steiner vs. Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki at WCW/New Japan Supershow)
    • WON Most Improved (1986)
    • WON Best Gimmick (1988)

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