Rowdy Roddy Piper was a Canadian-born wrestler who had a net worth of $4 million. After making appearances for both the WWF and the WCW, Piper became a household name.

Rowdy Roddy Piper’s Early Years Roderick George Toombs entered the world on April 17, 1954, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he was expelled from elementary school for having a switchblade.

His father was an officer with the CN Rail Police, and the two had a dispute that culminated in Roderick fleeing home.

Rowdy Roddy Piper’s Relationships In 1982, Toombs wed Kitty Jo Dittrich; the couple remained together until Toombs died in 2015.

Rowdy Roddy Piper’s Career Roddy was originally an amateur wrestler, but he also studied boxing and Judo.

After WWF President Gorilla Monsoon took a leave of absence, he was appointed interim president. He was a member of WCW from 1996 until 1998.

Rowdy Roddy Piper’s Entertainment Career Roddy was featured in a variety of music videos throughout the 1980s, including those of Cyndi Lauper and others.

Illnesses and Health Problems He admitted that he had been using medical marijuana to help with the discomfort of his cancer.

Passing In 2015, Roddy’s cognitive impairment was readily apparent. Piper appeared on “The Rich Eisen Show” but struggled to answer questions and keep the talk on track.