Matt Hardy is an American professional wrestler who is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling.
Matthew Hardy is known for his time in WWE, where he gained fame in the tag team division alongside his brother, Jeff Hardy. He was born on September 23, 1974, in Cameron, North Carolina. Matt Hardy was born to Gilbert and Ruby Moore Hardy. He has a younger brother named Jeff Hardy. Their mother passed away from brain cancer in 1987.
Matt Hardy played both baseball and football in high school. At school, he was nominated for the Morehead Award, a scholarship to any university in North Carolina. Matt Hardy attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he studied engineering but dropped out after a year due to his father being ill. He proceeded to Sandhills Community College to get his associate degree. Hardy worked as a wrestler for the WWF from 1994 until he was signed to a full-time contract in 1998.
Matt Hardy’s first WWF match was against Nikolai Volkoff on Monday Night Raw, which he lost by submission. The next night, he also lost a match against Owen Hart. Throughout 1994 and 1995, Matt Hardy wrestled occasionally for the WWF, losing matches against various wrestlers including Crush, Razor Ramon, Hakushi, Owen Hart, the imposter Undertaker, Hunter Hearst Helmsley, and Steve Austin.
In 1996, Matt Hardy teamed up with Jeff for the first time in the WWF. Matt Hardy is a 14-time world tag team champion, having held the WWE World Tag Team Championship, the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship, the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship, the ROH World Tag Team Championship, the WCW Tag Team Championship, and the TNA World Tag Team Championships at various points in his career.
Matt Hardy and his brother Jeff are known for reviving tag team wrestling during the Attitude Era. His career spans four decades. In 2002, he started a solo career in WWE, and his “Version 1” persona was recognized as the Best Gimmick by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Matt Hardy debuted his eccentric “Broken” gimmick in 2016, which was later renamed “Woken” when he returned to WWE.
Matt Hardy’s woken gimmick earned him a second Best Gimmick award. As a solo wrestler, Hardy won three world championships, including the ECW Championship and two TNA World Heavyweight Championships. In total, he has held 21 championships in WWE, TNA/Impact, and ROH. In 1999, Matt and his brother Jeff appeared as uncredited wrestlers on an episode of That ’70s Show, and in 2001 they appeared on Tough Enough.
Matt Hardy appeared on the February 25, 2002 episode of Fear Factor, competing against five other WWF wrestlers, including his brother. He won $50,000 for the American Cancer Society. Hardy also appeared on the October 13, 2009 episode of Scare Tactics. In 2001, Matt Hardy, Jeff, and Lita were featured in Rolling Stone magazine’s Sports Hall of Fame issue.
In 2003, the Hardy brothers published their autobiography, The Hardy Boyz: Exist 2 Inspire, with the help of Michael Krugman. Matt and Jeff were also featured in WWE’s DVD The Hardy Boyz: Leap of Faith, which was released in 2001. In 2008, WWE released Twist of Fate: The Matt and Jeff Hardy Story, which included footage of the brothers in OMEGA and WWE. Hardy appears on the internet show, The Hardy Show. In the 2013 film Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies, Hardy plays himself alongside his real-life wife, Reby Sky.
Matt Hardy Age
Matt Hardy is 48 years old as of 2022. He was born on September 23, 1974, in Cameron, North Carolina.
Matt Hardy Wife
Matt Hardy is a married man. He tied the knot with his longtime partner Reby Sky in 2013. He is the father of Wolfgang Xander Hardy, Bartholomew Kit Hardy, Maxel Hardy and Ever Moore Hardy.
Matt Hardy Net Worth
Matt Hardy has accumulated an estimated net worth of approximately $5 million from his successful career as a professional wrestler.
Matt Hardy Jeff Hardy
Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy are brothers born to the same parents.
Matt Hardy Instagram
Matt Hardy has an active Instagram account with the username (@matthardybrand) where he has 2.1 million followers.