Lance Hoyt is an American professional wrestler currently wrestling in All Elite Wrestling (AEW) under the name Lance Archer. His estimated net worth is around $5 million.
In the past, he wrestled in WWE as Vance Archer and in Impact Wrestling (TNA) using his real name and the name Lance Rock. Sometimes, he also wrestles in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW).
Right now, we don’t know how much Lance gets paid for each match. But, in smaller wrestling shows or for new wrestlers, they earn about $500 to $1,000 per match.
On the other hand, experienced wrestlers who are the main attraction in big promotions like WWE can make a lot more money, sometimes even more than $10,000 for a single match.
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Real Name||Lance Hoyt|
|Age||46 years old|
|Date of Birth||February 28, 1977|
|Place of Birth||Gause, Texas|
Lance Archer Biography
Lance Archer was born on February 28, 1977, in Gause, Texas, USA, to parents whose identities are yet to be shared with the public. Also, there are no reports of Hoyt’s siblings online.
After finishing high school at Hearne High, Archer played basketball, football, and baseball.
Archer also attended Texas State University, where he played college football as a quarterback and earned a degree in English.
During his time in college, he had a job at a nightclub where he met someone who introduced him to Solo Fiatala.
Fiatala trained him to become a professional wrestler. It might also interest you to know that Hoyt is a devoted Christian.
Lance Archer Professional Wrestling Career
Hoyt started his wrestling career in 2000 and later joined Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) from 2004 to 2009.
In TNA, he went by the name Diamond Dallas Page and won the NWA World Tag Team Championship twice with Kid Kash.
After he joined TNA, he changed his name to Lance Hoyt and teamed up with Jimmy Rave and Christy Hemme in a group with a rock band theme called the Rock N Rave Infection. Later, in 2008, he changed his name to Lance Rock.
After leaving TNA, he signed with WWE and was known as Vance Archer until 2010. Then, he signed with a Japanese wrestling promotion called New Japan Pro-Wrestling, where he became Lance Archer.
Initially, he joined Minoru Suzuki’s Suzuki-Gun and won the G1 Tag League in 2011 with Suzuki.
Later, when Davey Boy Smith Jr. joined NJPW, they teamed up as the Killer Elite Squad, winning various tag team championships between 2014 and 2019.
In 2019, when Smith left, Archer started wrestling on his own and became the IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion. He won this title again in 2021, which tied a record.
Then, in February 2020, it was announced that Archer had also joined All Elite Wrestling (AEW), but he continued to show up for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) too.
Who is Lance Archer’s Wife?
Tessa Molzhon is the wife of American professional wrestler Lance Archer. The couple got married in 1995, which means they’ve been together for 28 years.
However, we don’t know how many children they have because that information hasn’t been shared publicly.
Check out: Tessa Molzhon Biography
Lance Archer Championships & Accomplishments
|All Elite Wrestling||Men’s Casino Battle Royale (2020)|
|American Made Wrestling||AMW Heavyweight Champion (1 time)|
|Gippsland Pro Wrestling||GPW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)|
|Heavy On Wrestling||HOW Undisputed Championship (1 time)|
|Lions Pride Sports||Lions Pride Sports Heavyweight Champion (1 time)|
|National Wrestling Alliance||NWA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Davey Boy Smith Jr.|
|New Japan Pro-Wrestling||IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship (2 times)|
|IWGP Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Davey Boy Smith Jr.|
|G1 Tag League (2011) – with Minoru Suzuki|
|NWA Southwest||NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship (1 time)|
|Professional Championship Wrestling||PCW Heavyweight Championship (3 times)|
|PCW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Wally Darkmon|
|PCW Television Championship (1 time)|
|Pro Wrestling Illustrated||Ranked No. 59 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2020|
|Pro Wrestling Noah||GHC Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Davey Boy Smith Jr.|
|Pro Wrestling Religion||PWR Championship (1 time)|
|River City Wrestling||RCW Championship (1 time)|
|RCW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Paul Titan|
|Total Nonstop Action Wrestling||NWA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Kid Kash|
|NWA World Tag Team Championship Tournament (2004) – with Kid Kash|
|Traditional Championship Wrestling||TCW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)|
|World Wrestling Council||WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship (1 time)|
|Wrestling Observer Newsletter||Most Improved (2019)|
|Worst Worked Match of the Year (2006) TNA Reverse Battle Royal on Impact!|