Matt Hardy is a well-known professional wrestler who has wrestled for the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). Along with his brother Jeff, he was known as the ‘Hardy Boys’ and went on to win several tag-team championships. He has won many titles and has been active in his career for over 25 years. Now let’s have a closer look at the net worth of Matt Hardy in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Matthew Moore Hardy is the son of Ruby Moore and Gilbert Hardy. He was born in North Carolina in 1974. His younger brother is professional wrestler Jeff Hardy. He lost his mother in 1987 due to brain cancer. He was a very athletic child and used to play baseball and football.
He went to Union Pines High School and was really a good student. In his high school, Hardy was nominated for the Morehead Award. He later went to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and majored in engineering. He has also been to Pinehurst’s Sandhills Community College for his associate degree.
In 2013, Matt Hardy got married to Rebecca “Reby Sky” Reyes. The couple has two sons named Maxel and Wolfgang Xander Hardy. He was in a relationship with WWE Diva Amy Dumas aka Lita from 1999 to 2005. In 2006, he dated Lori. Hardy was also in a relationship with Ashley Massaro for two years. He is very good friends with Gregory Helms, Marty Garner, and Shannon Moore.
Career, Award & Nominations
Matt Hardy teamed up with brother and other friends to start TWF (Trampoline Wrestling Federation). He then started to wrestle in several independent-circuit promotions in North Carolina. In 1994, he won the New England Wrestling Alliance Championship. He then created The Organization of Modern Extreme Grappling Arts. In 1998, he became a full-time wrestler at the WWE. He lost in his debut match against Nikolai Volkoff. Together with his brother, he was the one-half of The Hardy Boyz. In July 1998, the brothers won their first ever WWF Tag Team Championship.
In 2000, he defeated Crash Holly and became the Hardcore Champion. They then included Lita in their team and adopted the name, “Team Xtreme”. He then defeated Eddie Guerrero for the Europen Championship. In 2002, he went on to defeat The Undertaker. The following year, he became the Cruiserweight Champion by defeating Billy Kidman. Hardy then started competing in independent circuits and also appeared in the Ring of Honor. He returned to WWE in 2006 and went on to win several other championships.
In 2011, Hardy joined TNA (Total Nonstop Action Wrestling). From 2012 to 2014, he wrestled in the Ring of Honor. He has also wrestled in OMEGA from 2013 to 2018. In October 2014, he won the TNA World Heavyweight Championship by defeating Drew Galloway. He has also played several international matches across the world. In 2018, he won the Andre the Giant Memorial Trophy. He has also wrestled in Luchas de Apuestas.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much will a person have who began his career when he was just a teenager? By wrestling against several big players and by winning several titles, he has gone on to accumulate a net worth of over $6 million. Apart from WWE and TNA, he has also wrestled in many independent circuit wrestling. He has also appeared in many television shows like ‘Fear Factor’, ‘Tough Enough’, ‘Scare Tactics’, ‘Headbangers Ball’ and ‘The 99’. In 2013, he appeared in the movie ‘Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies’.
Matt Hardy is a very successful wrestler. He has got fans across the world. His fans are called MF’er (Mattitude Follower). He is very active in his career and could still win more titles.