Jim Cornette is an American former wrestling booker, podcaster, manager and professional wrestler. Cornette worked for the Continental Wrestling Association, World Championship Wrestling, Mid-South Wrestling and Jim Crockett Promotions as a manager and also the member of booking committee. He was the owner of Smoky Mountain Wrestling from 1991 to 1995 and also played the role of Managing Director and Commissioner. Keep reading to know more about Jim Cornette net worth in 2018.
Jim Cornette Early Life
James Mark Cornette was born on September 17, 1961, in Louisville, Kentucky and has an interest in wrestling. When he was just 14, he started working as a photographer, timekeeper, magazine and public relations correspondents. When he was interested in wrestling, Jim supported Christine Jarrett mother of ‘Jerry Jarrett’ at Louisville Garden.
Jim Cornette Career, Awards and Achievements
Jim started his career from the very young age. He got the opportunity to write several programs based on the arena shows and publishes different photos in the magazines of wrestling and also for Championship Wrestling Magazines. After, he has to travel to different places to watch the matches of Jerry Lawler and Ric Flair. In the free time, he promotes Jerry Jarrett while hanging the picture on the shoulder. After becoming a manager, he was allowed to enter the locker room and the debut to be a manager came in the legendary wrestling.
In 1982, he made his first ring debut along with the Sherri Martell as a future manager. After a year, his work was falling down and the south promoter ‘Bill Watts’ gives him an idea to make an offer to the TV taping. He was debuted on the television screen in the month of November and within a week has to tackle the tag team tournament with Mr. Wrestling II and Magnum TA. Later, he has made a contract to make the coverage of next championship.
In 1984, he has made the celebration after winning the tag team titles. In the celebration, Rock and Roll Express has shoved the cake into the face of Jim. This incident was captured by the TV and Jim takes it personally and the fight takes place in between them. Later, Cornette physically attacks to Watts at the midnight which leads Watts to quit the series and takes retirement. After the match has been fixed in between Watts and Cornette and the result may lead him to run south wrestling for 60 days if he won otherwise he has to wear the diaper which the opposition challenged about.
Awards and Achievements
Jim has achieved numerous achievements while pursuing his career in wrestling. He won his first title at the Cauliflower Alley Club as the honor in 1997. Cornette also participated in the southern wrestling hall of fame and won NWA Hall of Fame in the National Wrestling Alliance. While playing New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame, he was considered as the classic player in 2015. He also got the position as the manager of the year for 1985, 1993 and 1995 seasons. When he played the World wrestling federation, he won the Slammy award two times in his career.
Net worth of Jim Cornette
Cornette is a professional wrestler who has the net worth of around $6.5 million. From the beginning of his career, he started working for the wrestling as a promoter. Later he pursued as a manager and manages the wrestling matches. His most of the earning come as a producer and he earns millions of dollars for every season.
Jim Cornette is a famous personality in the field of wrestling. He also knew for the booker and commentator in the wrestling mania. His work was started by the National Wrestling Alliances along with the world championship. Later, he served as a manager and worked his entire life in that field only.