Money Lessons from a Pro Athlete Turned Real Estate Investor with Barri Griffiths

Barri Griffiths is the host of the youtube channel Wrestling With Real Estate, where he interviews people from all aspects of the industry. His goal is to help educate as many people to the amazing benefits of real estate. For the past decade, he has been working in the entertainment industry. He previously starred in the U.K. Version of U.S. Gladiators, as Gladiator Goliath. Then went on to wrestle on tv for the WWE as Mason Ryan, where he wrestled the likes of John Cena, performed on Pay per views, and regularly appeared on Monday night RAW.


[00:01 – 06:59] Getting to Know Barri

  • I talk briefly about great values that await you in this episode
  • I welcome our guest, Barri Griffiths
  • Barri talks about his background
    • His hometown
    • His time as a professional wrestler
    • Performing for Cirque Du Soleil
    • Getting into real estate


[07:00 – 16:28] Money Lessons from a Pro Athlete Turned Real Estate Investor

  • Barri talks about the Mindset of Success in the US and the UK
  • Setting his goal to get to the WWE and having a “Must” mindset
  • Focusing on the task at hand
  • Having the willingness to do what no one else is willing to
  • Lessons he learned from his time in the WWE
  • Barri talks about his current investments and his future plans
  • Preference on multifamily


[25:56 – 34:02] Closing Segment

  • Quick break for our sponsors
  • What is the best investment you've ever made other than your education?
    • My current 300k investment at Covington
  • What is the worst investment you ever made?
    • My first investment
  • What is the most important lesson that you've learned in business and investing?
    • Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.
  • Connect with Pranay. See the links below.


Tweetable Quotes:

"In terms of growth, once you get into deals you’re not only making that monetary money, but you also get experience. You learn so much about yourself, about the deal, about the investment class that you’re in. You just learn so much.” - Barri Griffiths

“Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.” - Barri Griffiths

“Focus on yourself. Focus on your investing career and what you’re doing, and what you see the path to success being.” - Barri Griffiths


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Connect with Barri on Instagram or visit his website at https://www.wrestlingwithrealestate.com/.  Be sure to check out his Youtube channel and podcast here

Guest Email: [email protected]


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