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Wade Barrett Biography

Wade Barrett is an English bare-knuckle boxer turned into a professional wrestler and actor who came to prominence in 2010 as The Nexus ' main protagonist on WWE. In addition, he has also starred in several movies and shows including Dead Man Down) (and Eliminators). Wade also has a huge social media fan base with more than 800k Instagram followers and more than 2 million Twitter followers. Bennett won the first NXT season in 2010 under the name of Wade Barrett and made his Raw debut later that year. He rose to prominence as leader of The Nexus, a vicious faction made up of the remaining NXT first-season rookies. In 2010, he titled five WWE pay-per-view events, challenging the World Championship in three of them.

Wade Barrett as seen in a picture taken at WrestleMania 32 Axxess on March 31, 2016

Wade Barrett Bio, Wiki

First NameStuart
Middle NameAlexander
Last NameBennett
Full Name at BirthStuart Alexander Bennett
Alternative NameWade Barrett, Lawrence Knight, Stu Bennet, Stu Sanders, Bad News Barrett, King Barrett, Pinnacle, Stu Bennett
Age40 years
Birthday10th August, 1980
BirthplacePreston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Height6' 7″ (201 cm)
Weight246lbs (112 kg)
BuildAthletic
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlack
Distinctive FeatureHair, Beard
Zodiac SignLeo
SexualityStraight
EthnicityWhite
NationalityBritish
Occupation TextActor, Professional Wrestler, Boxer
OccupationWrestling
Claim to FameWWE Superstar, Former leader of the Nexus & The Corre
Official Websiteswww.wwe.com/superstars/wadebarrett
FriendPaul Lloyd Jr., Kelly Kelly, John Cena, Amy Dumas, Cm Punk, Layla El, Randy Orton
Favorite SongsJust Don't Care Anymore, End of Days, We Are One

Wade Barrett Early Life

Stuart Alexander Bennett was born in Penwortham, Lancashire, on 10 August 1980. He grew up in Preston, Lancashire, and then moved to Wales with his family at the age of six. He was inspired by his idol Davey Boy Smith to become a professional wrestler and named the WWF Intercontinental Championship Game in the 1992 SummerSlam Main Event between Smith and his other childhood hero Bret Hart as his all-time favorite match.

Wade Barrett Education

Wade graduated from the University of Liverpool with a degree in Marine Biology.

As a wrestler, Barrett trained under the watchful eye of former wrestler Al Snow and Jon Richie.

Wade Barrett Family

  • Siblings – Teegan Bannett (Older Brother)
  • Parents – Will Update Soon
Wade Barrett as seen in a picture taken after a match on April 7, 2014

Manager

Wade is represented by Alex of Inter Talent Group.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Sports a whole beard
  • Tall and muscular physical appearance

Wade Barrett Brand Endorsements

Wade has done endorsement work for various brands such as –

  • Walmart
  • Ross

Wade Barrett Filmography, Movies

YearTitleRole
2013Dead Man DownKill
2016EliminatorsGeorge “Bishop” Edwards
2018I Am VengeanceJohn Gold
2020I Am Vengeance: RetaliationJohn Gold
Wade Barrett during WWE's Tribute to the Troops show on December 11, 2010 in Fort Hood, Texas

Wade Barrett TV Shows

YearTitleRoleNotes
2015Total DivasHimselfGuest star

Wade Barrett Web Series

YearTitleRole
2013–2015The JBL and Cole ShowHimself
2015SwervedHimself
2018Ultimate BeastmasterHimself

Championships and Accomplishments

  • The Baltimore Sun
    • Newcomer of the Year (2010) – with
  • Dropkixx
    • Dropkixx IWC European Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • Dropkixx IWC European Heavyweight Title Tournament (2005)
    • Best Physical Appearance Award (2005)
  • Florida Championship Wrestling
    • FCW Florida Tag Team Championship (2 time) – with Drew McIntyre
  • Ohio Valley Wrestling
    • OVW Southern Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Paul Burchill
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • Feud of the Year (2010) – The Nexus vs. WWE
    • Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (2010) – As part of The Nexus
    • Ranked No. 19 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2011
  • World Wrestling Entertainment/WWE
    • WWE Intercontinental Championship (5 times)
    • King of the Ring (2015)
    • NXT (Season one)
    • WWE Intercontinental Championship No. 1 Contender's Tournament (2014)
    • Slammy Award (1 time)
      • Shocker of the Year (2010) – The debut of The Nexus

Wade Barrett Achievements

He was featured in the 2013 film Dead Man Down featuring Colin Farrell.

Wade Barrett Relationship, Dating History, Girlfriend

He dated Rachel David in 2014 and Victoria Crawford (aka Alicia Fox in WWE) in 2010.

Association

In his SmackDown debut in 2011, he attacked the Big Show.

Wade Barrett Net Worth, Annual Salary

According to Celebnetworth, his net worth is nearly about $7 million.

Net Worth 2020$7 million
Primary Source of IncomeWrestling

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