Jim Cornette

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Jim Cornette
Ring name(s) Jim Cornette
James E. Cornette
Billed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Billed weight 198 lb (90 kg)
Born September 17, 1961 (1961-09-17) (age 53)
Louisville, Kentucky
Resides Louisville, Kentucky
Debut 1982
Retired 2012

James Mark "Jim" Cornette (born September 17, 1961) is a American retired manager, commentator, promoter, and booker.

He is best known for his work in Jim Crockett Promotions, World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). He was also the owner of Smoky Mountain Wrestling from 1991 to 1995. He has also appeared as an on-screen character in an authoritative role for Ring of Honor (ROH) as a the "Commissioner" and in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) as the "Management Director" (as well as an off-screen road agent).

Cornette has expressed his hatred for Vince Russo and WWE Producer Kevin Dunn in interviews. He also mentioned in a "YouShoot" that he is an atheist.[1]

Championships[change | change source]

  • Cauliflower Alley Club
    • Other honoree (1997)
  • National Wrestling Alliance
    • NWA Hall of Fame (Class of 2005)[2]
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI Manager of the Year (1985, 1993, 1995)[3]
  • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame
    • Class of 2012[4]
  • World Wrestling Federation
    • Slammy Award for Blue Light Special for Worst Dresser (1996)[5]
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
    • Best Booker (1993, 2001, 2003)[6]
    • Best Non-Wrestler (2006)[6]
    • Best on Interviews (1985–1988, 1993)[6]
    • Manager of the Year (1984–1990, 1992–1996)[6]
    • Best Pro Wrestling Book (2009) (Midnight Express 25th Anniversary Scrapbook)[6]
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame (Class of 1996)[7]

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