September 17, 1961 |
|Lives in||Louisville, Kentucky|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Jim Cornette
James E. Cornette
|Billed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
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).
Championships[change | change source]
- Cauliflower Alley Club
- Other honoree (1997)
- National Wrestling Alliance
- NWA Hall of Fame (Class of 2005)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- PWI Manager of the Year (1985, 1993, 1995)
- Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame
- Class of 2012
- World Wrestling Federation
- Slammy Award for Blue Light Special for Worst Dresser (1996)
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
References[change | change source]
- "Jim Cornette YouShoot: Joey Styles, Republicans and Modern American Society". YouTube. Retrieved 2014-03-05.
- "NWA Hall of Fame 2005". NWA Ringside. Retrieved 2014-03-05.
- "PWI Manager of the Year Award". Acclerator's Wrestling Rollercoaster. Retrieved 2014-03-05.
- "Jim Cornette biography". Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. Retrieved 2014-03-05.
- "1996 Slammy Awards". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2014-03-05.
- "Wrestling Observer Awards (WON) 1980 - 2012 (and runner-ups)". IndeedWrestling. Retrieved 2014-03-05.
- "Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame, 1996". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 2014-03-05.