Paula Heaney Sopp became popular after her marriage to Monty Kip Sopp. Monty Sopp is popular in the WWE circuit as Billy Gunn. She is his second wife. They have been married for more than 13 years. Though Paula does not have any children, her husband has two sons from his previous marriage. Both followed their father’s footsteps and the wrestling arena.
Life of Paula Heaney Sopp
Paula Heaney-Sopp is the wife of Billy Gunn, a former professional wrestler who is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW). She is also the stepmother of his two children, Colten and Austin. Heaney-Sopp met Gunn while she was working as a wrestling valet in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). They began dating and were married in 2009.
Heaney-Sopp has appeared on television with her husband on several occasions, most notably during his time in the WWF. She has also been featured in some of his wrestling training videos. Heaney-Sopp has worked as a real estate agent. She has also appeared in several of Gunn’s films and television projects.
Who is Billy Gunn?
Monty Kip Sopp better known by his ring name Billy Gunn, is an American professional wrestler and former professional bull rider. He was born November 1, 1963, in Orlando, Florida. Gunn is best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E) from 1993 to 2004, where he became a five-time WWF Tag Team Champion. Gunn has also held numerous championships in other promotions, most notably winning the NWA World Tag Team Championship with Bart Gunn in the short-lived World Championship Wrestling (WCW) Tag Team division in 1999.
Gunn was born in Miami, Oklahoma. He began his career in the National Wrestling Alliance’s Jim Crockett Promotions in the late 1980s. He wrestled as Monte Sopp but was better known as “Bunkhouse Buck” when he teamed with Dick Slater as The New Age Outlaws. The Outlaws became a successful tag team, winning the NWA World Tag Team Championship in 1994 and the WWF Tag Team Championship three times in 1997 and 1998. They held the title a fourth time in 1999 but were stripped of it due to the New Age Outlaws’ involvement in the Montreal Screwjob.
Gunn left the WWF in 2004 but returned in 2006 as a singles wrestler. He was part of the original lineup of the ECW brand in 2006 but was released from his WWE contract in 2007. Gunn then made several appearances for TNA from 2008 to 2010. In 2011, Gunn returned to WWE as a trainer in its developmental territory NXT. He was released from his contract in 2015.
Gunn is a three-time winner of the WWF King of the Ring tournament, defeating Stone Cold Steve Austin in the finals of the 1993 tournament. He has also won the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship and the WWF Hardcore Championship. Gunn has headlined multiple pay-per-view events for both the WWF and WCW.
The estimated Net Worth of Paula and Billy is $3 million.
Paula is the wife and stepmother of popular pro-wrestlers. Colten and Austin Sopp are brothers who have both made a name for themselves in the world of professional wrestling. Both brothers are two of the most popular wrestlers in the world today.