Emile Duprée net worth at death – Emile Duprée, a Canadian professional wrestler and promoter, passed away on September 17, 2023, at the age of 86 had an estimated net worth of $5 million. Emile Duprée was not the most well-known wrestler of his era, but he was a respected figure in the business. He was known for his work ethic, his dedication to the sport, and his ability to put on entertaining matches. He was also a mentor to many young wrestlers, including his son René.
Born Emile Goguen on October 20, 1936 in Shediac, New Brunswick, to Edmond Goguen and Rosanna Goguen, Emile grew up with one brother and three sisters. He was introduced to Vic Butler and Reggie Richard who trained him to become a professional wrestler.
Duprée wrestled for several promotions across North America and even toured Australia and New Zealand.
He also wrestled for the legendary Canadian wrestling promotion Stampede Wrestling. Throughout his career, he faced many wrestling legends such as Killer Kowalski, Dusty Rhodes, and the Cuban Assassin. Duprée’s last name was also spelled “Dupré”1.
In 1977, Duprée founded his own wrestling promotion called Grand Prix Wrestling. The promotion toured across the Maritimes and expanded to Quebec, Ontario, and other places in the Maritimes. It featured notable wrestlers such as Edge, Christian, Killer Kowalski, André the Giant, Randy Savage, Lanny Poffo, Harley Race, and Ric Flair. The promotion was televised and enjoyed significant success until it was acquired by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Dupree leaves behind a legacy in the world of professional wrestling and is remembered as a respected figure in the industry.