An American senior producer and retired professional wrestler, John Laurinaitis is better known as Johnny Ace. Throughout his career, he has wrestled for such promotions as World Championship Wrestling (WCW), All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) and WWE. He is a happily married man.
John Laurinaitis Early Life
John Joseph Laurinaitis was born on July 31, 1965, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the younger brother of Joe Laurinaitis (Road Warrior Animal; one-half of the wrestling tag team The Road Warriors). Moreover, he is also the uncle of James Laurinaitis, a former Ohio State standout and currently a linebacker for the St. Louis Rams.
John Laurinaitis Career
John Laurinaitis started his wrestling career in 1986 as Johnnny Ace. During his short occupancy in FCW, he coupled up with his brother, Marcus Laurinaitis to form “The Wrecking Crew”. He later Shane Douglas to form “The Dynamic Dudes” wrestling in the tag team division scene.
He dropped FCW in 1990 and moved on to join All Japan Pro Wrestling and settled one of the best known foreign wrestlers on the roster. In AJPW, he gained a lot of victories, coupling with Kenta Kobashi, Dan Spivey, “Dr. Death” Steve Williams and Mike Barton.
After ten years with AJPW, John Laurinaitis resigned from the ring in 2000 and turned to America where he enrolled World Championship Wrestling and succeeded Vince Russo as the head booker. His assignment there was barely lighted as WWE soon bought over WCW. He then converted a road agent for WWE and settled under the shadows.
In 2004, John Laurinaitis was increased to Vice President of Talent Relations in WWE substituting Jim Ross. In 2007, he was raised to Senior Vice President of Talent Relations and later in 2009, elevated to Executive Vice President of Talent Relations.
On June 27, 2011, he became a part of the infamous episode of RAW where he was named by CM Punk as a “glad-handing, nonsensical, douchebag.After much consultation with the creative team, Vince decides to bring John Laurinaitis on screen and replaced Triple H as the present interim general manager of RAW.
John Laurinaitis Personal Life
John Laurinaitis is a happily married man. He married his long term girlfriend Kathy Colace
on March 24, 2016, in a private. His wife, Kathy is an entrepreneur from Arizona.
Have a look: wedding dress and ceremony;
The couple engaged on September 2015, where Colace posted the engagement pic to her Instagram account.
Have a look: Wedding ring
John Laurinaitis is the step father of twins daughter named Brie Bella
and Nikki Bella
. They are living happily.
With his family:
Besides that, Laurinaitis was also in a relationship with the porn star, Seka
but the couple ended their relationship later.
John Laurinaitis Net worth
Laurinaitis has a great fame and name in this field. Moreover, he was hired as a road agent by the WWE, he resembled on air as a mysterious, but powerful promotion figure in 2005-06, and then as on-air General Manager of Raw, trading with a 'strike' by its talent. His estimated net worth has 1.2 Million.