Dave Bautista Biography: Age, Net Worth, Height, Instagram, Wiki, Parents, Spouse, Siblings, Awards, Movies

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David Michael Bautista, Jr, famously known as Dave Bautista, is currently focused on his acting career, with his primary profession being an actor. 

He was recognized for portraying Drax the Destroyer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which featured him in popular movies such as Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Endgame, and Blade Runner 2049. 

In addition to his Marvel roles, he has showcased his skills in action and comedic films, demonstrating his versatility as an actor. 


  • Full Name: David Michael Bautista, Jr
  • Stage Name: Dave Bautista
  • Born: January 18, 1969
  • Age: 55 years old
  • Birthplace: Washington, D.C
  • Nationality: United States
  • Occupation: Actor and wrestler
  • Height: 1.93m
  • Parent: Donna Raye Mullins and David Michael Bautista Sr
  • Siblings: Donna Raye Bautista and Michael Bautista.
  • Spouse: Glenda Bautista, Angie Bautista, Sarah Jade
  • Children: Keilani Bautista, Athena Bautista, and Oliver Bautista
  • Relationship: Single
  • Net Worth: $16 million

Early Life And Education

David Michael Bautista Jr. Was born on January 18, 1969, in the bustling city of Washington, D.C. His family background is a captivating blend of diverse cultures and ethnicities. 

His mother, Donna Raye Mullins, is of Greek descent, while his father, David Michael Bautista Sr., is the grandson of immigrants from the Philippines. Growing up, David was fortunate to have the company of his two siblings, Donna Raye Bautista and Michael Bautista.


Dave Bautista embarked on his illustrious professional wrestling journey in 2000. During his tenure in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Bautista garnered immense recognition and acclaim. He showcased his talent under the captivating ring name Batista.

 Throughout his remarkable career in WWE, Batista attained the prestigious title of world champion on six occasions, triumphantly clinching the highly sought-after World Heavyweight Championship four times and securing the WWE Championship twice.

 Furthermore, he achieved a remarkable feat by emerging victorious in the esteemed Royal Rumble event not once but twice, capturing the coveted crown in 2005 and 2014.

Batista, renowned for his impressive physicality and dominant in-ring performance, was widely admired by fans captivated by his charisma and comedic timing. After retiring from professional wrestling in 2019, Batista ventured into acting while still actively involved in wrestling.

 Initially securing minor roles in action-packed and science-fiction movies like “The Man with the Iron Fists” (2012) and “Riddick” (2013), Batista began to establish himself as a versatile actor.

Bautista’s career took off after being cast as Drax the Destroyer in “Guardians of the Galaxy” in 2014. He has since reprised his role as Drax in four more MCU films, such as “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Avengers: Endgame,” and “Thor: Love and Thunder.”

 Apart from his work in the MCU, Bautista has also had notable roles in films like “Spectre,” “Blade Runner 2049,” “Army of the Dead,” “Dune,” and “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.”

Awards and Nominations



  • Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble in Guardians of the Galaxy 
  • Nevada Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble in Guardians of the Galaxy


  • Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble Acting in Guardians of the Galaxy 
  • Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble in Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Gold Derby Film Award for Ensemble Cast in Blade Runner 2049 


  • World Heavyweight Champion (WWE) x 4
  • World Tag Team Champion (WWE) x 3
  • WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champion x 2
  • Royal Rumble Winner
  • Slammy Awards (various categories) x 11

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: David Bautista (@davebautista)
  • Twitter handle: Dave Bautista (@DaveBautista)
  • Facebook: Dave Bautista (Batista)

Personal Life

Dave’s, 55, first marriage to Glenda Bautista lasted for eight years, and they had two daughters, Keilani and Athena. His second marriage to Angie Bautista lasted eight years, and they had a son named Oliver. During their marriage, Angie successfully fought and conquered cancer.

 Dave’s third marriage to Sarah Jade lasted four years before they separated. Sarah Jade is a former pole dancer. As of December 2023, Dave is reportedly single and has kept his dating life private since his last separation.



  • Guardians of the Galaxy as Drax the Destroyer
  • Spectre as Mr. Hinx
  • Blade Runner 2049 as Sapper Morton
  • Avengers: Infinity War as Drax the Destroyer
  • Hotel Artemis as Everest
  • Army of the Dead as Scott Ward
  • Dune as Glossu Rabban Harkonnen
  • Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery as Duke Cody
  • Knock at the Cabin as Leonard


  • Smallville as Aldar
  • Angel as Raz
  • Sarah Connor Chronicles as The Terminator
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special as Drax the Destroyer
  • Little Demon as Baka (voice)

Video Games

  • WWE SmackDown vs. Raw as Batista
  • Marvel: Avengers Alliance as Drax the Destroyer (voice)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series as Drax the Destroyer (voice)
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Net Worth

Dave Bautista’s net Worth currently stands at approximately $16 million. These sources have gathered and analyzed relevant financial information to determine the value of his assets and earnings. 

As a result, Bautista has accumulated significant wealth throughout his career in the entertainment industry.

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