Michelle Rubio

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Relationship Timeline Of Michelle Rubio

Ex-husband : Dusty Rhodes
Michelle Rubio Married To Dusty Rhodes In 1978 And Divorced In 2015.

Who is Cody Rhodes's mother? Michelle Rubio and her late husband and the legendary wrestler Virgil Riley Runnels Jr., a.k.a Dusty Rhodes, gave birth to Cody. Rubio came into the limelight after her nuptials with Dusty. While Rubio enjoyed the spotlight of her marriage, Michelle mostly stayed behind the curtains.

Michelle was born in the United States of America. Born to her American parents, Rubio is of White ethnicity and holds an American nationality. There is no exact date of her birth. Much like her early life, Michelle keeps herself hidden from the world.

Michelle Rubio and Her Married Life With Dusty Rhodes

Michelle Rubio was living with her late spouse, Dusty Rhodes, who passed away in 2015. Michelle exchanged her wedding vows with Rhodes in 1978. The couple stayed together for thirty-seven years until Dusty's death. 

Michelle and her former husband Dusty Rhodes
Image: Michelle Rubio with her late husband, Dusty Rhodes
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Michelle and her late husband shared four children. Among the four, two of them are sons, Cody Rhodes (born on 30th June 1985), and Teil Runnels.   

Rubio wasn't the first wife of the late wrestler. Before marrying Michelle, Dusty was married to Sandra Runnels. With Runnels, the legendary pro-wrestler welcomed two children, Goldust Rhodes, aka Dustin Patrick Runnels (born on 11th April 1969), and  Kristin Runnels Ditto.

Late Dusty Rhodes's Both Sons Are Famous Wrestlers

Not only was Michelle Rubio's husband Dusty Rhodes a wrestler, but Dusty's sons Cody and Goldust are also very famous wrestlers in WWE

Cody Rhodes is also known as a multi-talented person. Cody held various professions, such as businessman, actor, and vice president of All Elite Wrestling

Michelle Rubio;s husband with his two sons.
Photo: Michelle Rubio's husband and two sons
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Not to mention, Dusty's other son, Goldust, is a professional wrestler with multiple tenures as a flamboyant, sexually ambiguous, and enigmatic character in the WWE from 1995 to 2019.

Death of Dusty Rodes: Michelle Rubio Honoring Her Husband's Life

When Dusty Rhodes was in his 60's, he started facing kidney-related issues, which ended up with Kidney failure. Unfortunately, paramedics informed Dusty's home on 10th June 2015 in Florida after a call saying Dusty had fallen. 

They immediately took him to the hospital, where he passed away the following day at the age of 69. Rhodes was cremated after his death. Dusty's ashes were spread by his son at his favorite ranch.

Tribute to Dusty Rhodes
Picture: Tribute to Dusty Rhodes 
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Following his death, a ten-bell salute was given via the 2015 Money in the Bank pay-per-view event. The salute was provided by the whole WWE roster and the McMahon family.

Know the current net worth of Michelle Rubio

The information regarding Michelle Rubio's career and source of income stays hidden. But Michelle inherited Rhodes' massive wealth after death, just like Alexis Maas.

Michelle Rubio and her granddaughter took a picture together on Thanksgiving.
Michelle Rubio and her granddaughter took a picture together on Thanksgiving. Source: Instagram

Michelle's husband is one of the great wrestlers who has earned massive money in his decades of wrestling career. As of 2015, Dusty's total net worth was around $3 million, which is inherited by Michelle and her children.

Speaking of her kids, Rubio's son Cody Rhodes followed in the family business of wrestling. Likewise, Rhodes is currently one of the top stars in WWE. As such, Michelle's son, Cody, commands an estimated net worth of over $8 million.

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