Kyle Dake Net Worth
Having grown up in Lansing, New York, Kyle Dake is a former collegiate wrestling star and a four-time national champion. His estimated net worth is $5 million. He has accumulated most of his wealth through his wrestling career, but also has a considerable amount of money from brand endorsements and sneakers. He has a wiki, Instagram, and Twitter account, and is a favorite on social media.
When he was just five years old, Kyle started wrestling and went on to win two New York state titles and the high school state title in his sophomore year. His father Doug Dake was an NCAA All-American in 1985 and his grandfather was a coach at a high school in the 1960s. His uncle was an All-American at Cornell University. His grandfather had a great wrestling career himself and was also an assistant coach at Cornell. Eventually, he settled in Ithaca and continued to wrestle. During his time at Cornell, he won the NCAA championship at 149 pounds as a sophomore, and he was named Ivy League Rookie of the Year.
While in college, he earned Ivy League Rookie of the Year and the National Duals Championship. He was also named Sports Illustrated’s 2013 male college athlete of the year. He finished his collegiate career with a record of 137-4. In addition, he was a member of the Quill and Dagger Society, the school’s student council vice president, and was a three-time all-conference selection. He graduated from Cornell in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in developmental sociology.
Before starting his collegiate career, Kyle spent his high school days at Lansing High School. He was a three-time all-conference and all-state selection, and he was a six-time letter winner. He was named team captain for four seasons, and he received the 2009 team sportsmanship award. He lettered in track, baseball, and wrestling. He also participated in basketball and football. In fact, he was a member of the school’s team that won the NY State championship in 2006. During his time at Lansing, he was named a two-time All-State, two-time All-conference, and two-time All-American.
After graduating from Cornell, Kyle shifted his focus to freestyle and won the Southern Scuffle tournament. He then won the Binghamton Open. Throughout the tournament, he won seven falls and outscored his opponents by a staggering 37-0. He was also awarded the Ivy League’s top seed at the national tournament. During the season, he won twenty bonus point matches, and he went 5-0 with four major decisions. In the final match of the tournament, he defeated Penn State’s Frank Molinaro.
After college, Kyle competed in the Olympic Trials and finished in ninth place. He has also competed in the US World Team Trials, where he finished second to Jordan Burroughs. He is still chasing his dream of becoming World and Olympic champion. At age 27, he is slated to compete in the 2021 Olympics.
He has also competed in the Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin, which is considered the world’s most competitive tournament. He has won four national titles, including four titles at the 149-pound weight class.