Jeff Jarrett is a professional wrestler, wrestling promoter and a businessman from America. He is the son of a prominent wrestler, Jerry Jarrett. Even though his father is a former wrestler he never took advantage of his fame and worked hard on his own to make a mark in this field. Jeff is currently working with World Wrestling Entertainment and is working backstage as a producer. Here’s some more information about this talented man.
Early life and Biography
Jeff was born in July 1967 and brought up in his hometown of Hendersonville, Tennessee. His father who himself is a prominent wrestler trained him with good skills so he could make his debut in the wrestling. His mentor was Tojo Yamamoto who also trained him very well. He was working as a referee in wrestling association where his father also used to play and after long hard work, he debuted as a wrestler in 1986 when he was 18 years old. You will be surprised to know that Jeff is a third generation wrestler because his father and grandfather were famous wrestlers too.
Talent runs in his blood but he worked hard to reach where he is today. His popularity and career graph reached the peak when he got a chance to debut in World Wrestling Federation (WWF, WWE). He is 52 years old currently and believes in giving some of the best tips to aspiring wrestlers. His height is 1.83 m and his weight is 104 kg.
The net worth of Jeff is estimated to be$18 million and his primary source of income is wrestling. He is a family oriented man and loves to spend time with his family whenever he is not busy with his schedule. He is also running his own business and earns quite well from there too.
Personal Life: Wife and Children
There is no doubt that Jeff has got this amazing talent from his father who is his mentor as well. If we talk about his relationships then we will talk about his first marriage to his childhood lover named Jill Gregory. The couple is blessed with three beautiful daughters but unfortunately, Jill died of cancer. It was hard for Jeff to come out of the shock but he was lucky to fall in love once again and got married to a fellow wrestler Karen Smedley in 2010.His marriage is still staying strong and there are no rumors of a breakup either. He loves to spend time with her daughters though he has married another woman.
Wrestling Career and achievements
Jeff started his career as a referee with the continental Wrestling Association. His professional life and talented was polished due to his father’s training skills. He became a part of WWE when he was 18 and since then has taken part in a lot of championships. He was blessed to be a part of World Wrestling All-Stars where he wrestled some of the biggest stars in wrestling. Jeff and his father started a business which was related to wrestling and a lot of aspiring wrestlers could join in to get some valuable tips.
They created J Sports and Entertainment and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. He had a successful career till date and has won many important championships and some of the noteworthy wins are many NWA World Heavyweight Championships along with four other WCW World Heavyweight Championships. If this isn’t enough he has also won some other major championships and is known to be a talented and professional wrestler. He has won a total of 81 championships in his entire career which is hard to be beaten by anyone.