Kurt Angle

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Kurt Angle
Birth nameKurt Steven Angle[1]
Born (1968-12-09) December 9, 1968 (age 53)
Mt. Lebanon Township, Pennsylvania, USA
Lives inPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Karen Smedley
(m. 1998; div. 2008)

Giovanna Yannotti (m. 2012)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Kurt Angle[2]
Billed height183 cm[2]
Billed fromPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Trained byDory Funk Jr.
Tom Prichard
DebutAugust 20, 1998
RetiredApril 7, 2019
Kurt Angle

Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968), is a retired American professional wrestler signed to WWE, where he is a backstage producer.

In 2006 he signed a contract to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling where he is a former TNA World Champion. His TNA contract expired in September 2014.

Angle won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics, winning with a broken neck. He is the only Olympic gold medalist in professional wrestling history. He wrestled for the WWE and WWF from 1998 to 2006 .

Angle returned to WWE on April 3, 2017, as the general manager of Raw. He wrestled on occasions.

Angle retired on April 7, 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kurt Angle Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". sports-reference.com. April 17, 2020. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Kurt Angle". WWE. Retrieved November 8, 2016.

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