Matthew Moore Hardy famously known as Matt Hardy is an American professional wrestler and professional wrestling promoter. Right now he signed a contract with the RAW brand of WWE. With his real brother Jeff he formed a tag team, which has become famous due to their participation in Tables, Ladders and Chairs matches.
In his professional wrestling career, Hardy has won many championships. He was also the winner of American stunt/ game show Fear Factor in 2012. Matt and his brother is also the owner of an organization named OMEGA wrestling association. Let’s find out more about how much is Matt Hardy’s net worth in 2018.
Matt Hardy Early Life
He is the son of Gilbert, and Ruby Moore Hardy and was born on 23 September 1974 in Cameron, North Carolina, United States. He has one younger brother Jeff Hardy, who is also a professional wrestler as well as his tag team partner. He lost his mother due to brain cancer when he was just 12 years old. Hardy went to Union Pines High School in North Carolina.
During his school time, he was used to play baseball and football. He was a very good student, which leads him to be in a nominee list for “Morehead Award.” He majored in engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. But Due to his father bad health, he dropped out and later continues his studies at Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst.
Matt Hardy was in a long-term relationship with a professional wrestler and singer Amy “Lita” Dumas. But their relationship ends, when he found out about her affair with his close friend Adam “Edge” Copeland. He was also in a relationship with model and professional wrestler Ashley Massaro. Hardy married to his longtime girlfriend actress and professional wrestler Rebecca “Reby Sky” Reyes in 2013. The couple is blessed with two sons Maxel Hardy and Wolfgang Xander Hardy. Hardy is a close friend of famous wrestlers like Marty Garner, Gregory Helms, and Shannon Moore.
Matt Hardy Career
In his early carrier during 1992, Hardy and his brother along with his few friends started his own federation, the Trampoline Wrestling Federation (TWF). Hardy sent a tape of his wrestling moves to World Championship Wrestling (WCW) Amateur Challenge with his changed name “High Voltage.”
A few years later Chris Kanyon revealed to him that his video is kept in WCW Power Plant and his moves have been studied and his name High Voltage is also stolen. That’s why he changed his name to “Surge.” In 1993, Matt and his brother joined WWF which is now WWE. Initially, they did not work as the tag team, but as jobbers (who tend to lose matches). He was just 19 years old.
In 1998, Matt and Jeff were officially signed as a tag team. They became popular for their unique technique of fighting using acrobatic styles, fast-paced and high flying style.
Michael Hayes became their team’s manager; under his guidance, they won many tag team titles. But they removed him as their manager after their loose from Gangrel’s tag team. Then, later on, they appointed Terri Runnels as their Team manager. They came into fame when they participated in a big match against Dudleyz and Edge and Christian but this time in a TLC Match. After that Hardy brothers had won many championships.
Awards & Achievements
This three-time World Championship winner is one of the famous wrestlers of WWE. He had won 44 championships in his wrestling career. He has won twelve world tag team champion and six WWF/World Tag Team Championships. He has also won many important championships like WWE/Raw Tag Team Championships, ROH World Tag Team Championship, TNA World Tag Team Championships, and WCW Tag Team Championship. Apart from that, he has won two “TNA World Heavyweight Championship,” “WWE’s ECW Championship,” “European Championship” and many more.
Net Worth of Matt Hardy
Matt Hardy is known to be one of the incredible wrestling players of all time. His major source of income is his earnings from WWE. Hardy’s net worth is approximately $5.5 million. Hardy earned around $322,000 as his salary per year from WWE. He also earned near about $322,000 as his salary from TNA. He was the winner of Fear Factor, as a prize, he had won the US $50,000. He had also done many movies and television series, which also add to his Net Worth.
Matt Hardy is the well-known name in the history of Wrestling. He has won many championships and achieved great success in wrestling. But his success never gone into his head, he always seems as a humbled man. According to a survey he is ranked at #9 positions on the list of the top ten most humble people in wrestling. He is not only a great wrestler but also a great human being. Hardy and his brother raised about $14,000 for the charity fundraiser.