What is Jeff Hardy’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth:||$12 Million|
|Age:||44 Years Old|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Born:||31 August 1977|
|Salary:||$2 Million Per Year|
Jeff Hardy is an American Professional wrestler and a musician who has a net worth of $12 million. He is best known for a part of All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and is also popularly known to appear in WWE. He is considered one of the best WWE wrestlers of all time and the daring risk-takers and highflyers of his career.
He is part of a tag team along with his brother Matt Hardy, who is called ‘The Hardy Boyz,’ and is regarded as one of the greatest tag teams in wrestling history. Let us find out more about Jeff Hardy and how he climbed up the stairs to wrestling and made his millions.
Hardy is the son of Ruby Moore and Gilbert Hardy and the younger brother of Matt Hardy born in North Carolina, the U.S.A on August 31, 1977. His mother passed away 10 years after he was born due to brain cancer. He had an interest in motocross and received his first bike, a Yamaha YZ-80 at the age of 12.
He also played baseball but had to stop due to his injuries from a motocross race. He also ventured into playing football as a fullback and a linebacker. He simultaneously had an interest in wrestling and competed in amateur wrestling in high school and chose wrestling when he was given an option to pick between wrestling and football.
Hardy and his friends started the Trampoline Wrestling Federation(TWF) and imitated the moves they saw on television. They changed it to different names but were soon integrated under a county fair in North Carolina. The brothers and their friends worked for independent companies before arriving at WWF.
The Hardy brothers however formed their own wrestling promotion, the Organization of Modern Extreme Grappling Arts(OMEGA) alongside Thomas Simpson and included talented wrestlers such as Joey Matthews, Steve Corino, Shannon Moore, Gregory Helms, and many others. They all had different names apart from their real names like characters like Hardy showcased Willow the Wisp, The Masked Mountain, Jack Tomkins, Mean Jimmy, Iceman, and many more.
World Wrestling Federation
Hardy also held the New Frontier Championship(NFC) as a competitor and also the Tag Team Championship with Matt Hardy. The promotions took place when they signed with WWF- World Wrestling Federation, in 1998.
He was inspired by wrestlers such as Shawn Michaels, The Ultimate Warrior, Hulk Hogan, and Sting. He joined the WWF as a wrestler who consistently made his opponents look weak, also known as a jobber.
Soon, his group ‘The Hardy Boyz,’ got recognition by WWF and got a contract in 1998 and were trained by wrestlers such as Christian, Test, A-Train, and Kurt Angle. Their manager was Michael Hayes and won their first WWF Tag Team Championship in 1999. They joined forces with The New Brood but did not last long.
They soon changed their manager to a real-life friend, Lita. The trio was called ‘Team Xtreme,’ and once again won WWF Tag Team Championship the second time in 2000. Hardy was known for his really risky stunts and flips as much as jumping off 20-foot ladders.
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Singles and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
He went on to hold a record for competing as a Singles player in Intercontinental, Light Heavyweight, and Hardcore Championships. After years of being in the Tag Team, Hardy went on to take The Undertaker in a ladder match for the Undisputed WWE Championship and won against him.
He won the European Championship but however lost the Intercontinental Championship. The Hardy Boyz split, and Hardy signed on to Stephanie McMahon’s ‘Smackdown!’ and also ‘Raw.’ He made an individual appearance leaving WWE at an OMEGA show in 2004 and used one of his former characters, ‘Willow the Wisp,’ to fight Krazy K but subsequently lost.
Hardy made his debut on Total Nonstop Action Wrestling during the second Anniversary of the show and made an entry with a song performed by Hardy himself, in 2004.
In 2006, he left TNA and returned to WWE. Hardy was however abruptly removed from WWE, and he stated that he needed time to heal and was recovering from a bad fall that took place in the tournament against Mr. Kennedy on the episode of Raw.
The following year he was drafted for the Smackdown as a part of WWE ad participated in the WWE Championship Scramble match at Unforgiven. He once again made his appearance at the TNA alongside Shannon Moore in 2010.
Return to WWE
In 2017, he made a return to the WWE’s WrestleMania after he announced he and his brother, Matt Hardy were participants in the Raw Tag Team Championship game. The Hardy Boyz became a hit once again before they part ways individually to compete in singles.
Hardy won the United States Champion in 2018 and Intercontinental Champion in 2020. He was released from WWE in 2021 and moved to All Elite Wrestling the same year.
Hardy is also a musician and writes songs, creating art, and poetry. He calls this side of himself ‘The Imag-I-Nation,’ and created 3-dimensional artwork as big as 30 feet. He also formed a band called ‘PeroxWhy?Gen,’ but the band disassembled soon.
He however converted the trailer into a recording studio and taught himself to play the guitar and also drums. His genre is rock and pop and sometimes performs apart from participating in wrestling events.
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Date Of Birth||31 August 1977|
|Income||$2 Million (Annual)|
Hardy met his girlfriend Beth Britt in 1999 shortly after his tag team won the championship for the first time. Hardy’s house burned down in 2008 and his dog died in the fire. This was a really sad moment for Hardy as he was just building another house in the same area. He has two children with Beth, both daughters. The duo married in 2011.
He is fond of tattoos and has many tattoos that symbolize various things in his life. He has a tattoo of roots that begin on his head and ends behind his ears. He has tattoos of Chinese symbolism of Peace and Health. He calls his tattoos artistic impulses.
Hardy was arrested for driving with a suspended license and is a felony DUI. He was previously arrested for public intoxication while driving and trafficking prescription pills and steroids.
He owns his house in North Carolina which is an estimated $2 million and also owns a small property in Los Angeles worth $500,000. He has also written a memoir titled ‘The Hardy Boyz,’ with his brother Matt Hardy, which was a New York Times bestseller.
As of 2022, Jeff Hardy’s net worth is around $12 million. He is an American Wrestler and is one of the most popular players in the WWE franchise. He received a salary of $2 million per year while appearing in WWE and other tournaments.