The ex-Gladiators antagonist, Wolf, seizes the opportunity presented by the show’s revival, offering personalized videos to fans at £40 each.
Formerly known for his curly locks, the now bald 71-year-old, Michael van Wijk, retains his Gladiators persona on Cameo.
In his bio, he introduces himself as “Wolf from Gladiators,” maintaining ties to his iconic role on the 90s ITV series.
Expressing enthusiasm for his Cameo venture, Wolf invites fans to request personalized greetings for special occasions.
In an introductory video, he shares his excitement, offering shoutouts and the possibility of one-on-one chats.
Addressing a fan named Paul, Wolf expresses gratitude for the continued fandom, acknowledging the fan’s 40th birthday and connection to the Gladiators series.
This personalized touch reflects Wolf’s commitment to engaging with fans through heartfelt messages on Cameo.
Residing in New Zealand and having pursued a career in cage fighting, Wolf receives positive feedback from fans on his Cameo videos.
A fan named Rik expresses gratitude, highlighting his immense fandom.
Another fan, Paul, gives a five-star rating, appreciating the video and noting its impact on a special occasion, emphasizing the value of Wolf’s personalized messages in making birthdays memorable.
Wolf and Viper, played by Quang Luong, were iconic villains on the 90s show, while James Crossley, known as Hunter, has also capitalized on the show’s resurgence.
Charging £32 for personalized videos on Cameo, Crossley, now 50 and a musician, embraces his Gladiator persona.
In a video, he extends birthday wishes to a fan named Laura, highlighting his enduring connection with viewers from the show’s heyday.