Randy Orton looking to family to turn his life around

04/24/2008 at 05:33 PM ET

RandyortonRandy Orton doesn’t portray the nicest person in the World Wrestling Entertainment, and many were afraid that the 28-year-old wrestler was turning into his character recently.  He was suspended from the WWE and there were reports of anger issues. 

However, it seems as if family life has turned this third-generation wrestler’s life around.  Randy and his wife Samantha, who were married in September, are expecting their first child this July.

With my baby, I want to set a good example, be a good father figure. At the same time, when I come to work, I want to be all business.

Randy is looking towards fellow wrestler Rey Mysterio as an example of the type of person he wants to be.

Right now, I look at someone like Rey Mysterio. He’s got two kids, a beautiful wife. He’s a real family guy. I look at Rey out of the ring, that’s how I’d like to picture myself.

Source: Slam!

Thanks to CBB reader Malia.


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leah on

oh i love the WWE and the wrestlers and orton is on of my best!!!

glad he’s having a boy!

4th generation superstar??? lol

Conrats to Randy and Sam


Θεμις Μαντζαβινος on


it is a very nice great post and I like it.

Deb on

I hope he does grow up and change his life around because some of the stuff I have heard about him in the past are nasty. I know he has been suspended more than once in the recent past for disgusting behavior upon the other wrestlers(female)and employees of hotels and restaurants.

leah on

hiya was sent this today!

your ad states they expect a boy!

i’m confused now lol

have you been confimed??


Leonie on

randy has revealed himself that his having a daughter not a boy http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/other/bal-sp.orton27apr27,0,922236.story

Samantha Norris on

To Randy Orton,Samantha And Both Families Congratulations on expecting your first Baby Daughter anyday now{reason for Randy’s Time off in June}I hope everything goes well for both of you