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Billy Kidman

Billy Kidman

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :May 11, 1974
Height :5 ft 10 in
Weight :88 kg

Billy Kidman is a retired American professional wrestler known by his ring name Billy Kidman.

Kidman is best known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s.

QUICK FACTS

Birth namePeter Alan Gruner Jr.
BornMay 11, 1974 (age 49)
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Spouse(s)
Torrie Wilson

(m. 2003div. 2008)

Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Billy Kidman
Kid Flash 
Kidman 
Dr. Weisenburg
El Técnico
Billed height5 ft 10 in (178 cm) 
Billed weight195 lb (88 kg) 

Billy Kidman Biography, EarlyLife

Billy Kidman was born on born May 11, 1974. Before beginning his professional wrestling training, Gruner worked as a banker. He became good friends with Chris Kanyon, another professional wrestler, whom he met at the Wild Samoan training facility in Pennsylvania. He is a cousin of Mikey Batts, another professional wrestler.

Billy Kidman Education

Gruner attended Parkland High School in Allentown, Pennsylvania, a city in the Lehigh Valley.

Billy Kidman’s Height, And Weight

Height5 ft 10 in
Weight88 kg

Career

Gruner was trained by Afa Anoaʻi, one-half of The Wild Samoans, and wrestled his first match on September 11, 1994, in Hellertown, Pennsylvania against “Wild Thing” Dan Kallis on the independent circuit as Kid Flash. He formed a tag team with Ace Darling known as The Shooting Stars, and they would find success by winning the ECWA Tag Team Championship.

Independent circuit (2005–2007)

Following his departure from WWE, Kidman began touring the United Kingdom. During the tour, he competed for the Frontier Wrestling Alliance in a three-way match with Jody Fleisch and Jonny Storm. He also wrestled British wrestling legend Robbie Brookside in a losing effort to determine the inaugural Real Quality Wrestling Heavyweight Champion.

In 2007, Kidman made his International Wrestling Association debut in a match for the IWA World Heavyweight Championship against Ray González, which he lost. Kidman also took part in the East Coast Australian International Assault II Tour from June 1–3, 2007, where he competed against Australian wrestlers TNT and Mark Hilton before defeating Bryan Danielson to win the WSW World Heavyweight Championship on the third night in Newcastle.

On July 8, 2007, Kidman teamed up with Sean Waltman as part of a triple threat match in McAllen, Texas to crown the new NWA World Tag Team Champions. The title was previously vacated by Team 3D after Total Nonstop Action Wrestling officially pulled out of the National Wrestling Alliance. However, Kidman and Waltman lost the match to Karl Anderson and Joey Ryan.

Return to WWE (2007–2022)

Kidman returned to WWE in 2007, helping train upcoming wrestlers in its then developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling throughout 2007 and 2008. On February 23, 2008, he wrestled his last match, losing to Afa Jr. Gruner was rehired by World Wrestling Entertainment in 2010 as a producer. On September 21, 2011, WWE ran a story on its website about Gruner and his role as a producer.

On April 9, 2012, Gruner along with former wrestlers Jamie Noble, Goldust, and other officials and WWE wrestlers broke up the brawl between John Cena and Brock Lesnar. In November 2013, Gruner appeared on WWE’s European tour as Paul Heyman’s doctor, under the name of “Dr. Weisenburg”. On the August 23, 2016, episode of SmackDown Live, he appeared along with Jamie Noble to prevent Dolph Ziggler from attacking AJ Styles.

Kidman’s contract was furloughed by the company on April 15, 2020, due to COVID-19 cutbacks. He returned on September 25, 2020.

Billy Kidman’s Net Worth

Billy Kidman’s estimated net worth is $8 million and his main source of income is as an amateur, professional, professional, professional, professional wrestler. We don’t have enough proof of Billy Kidman’s lifestyle or cars.

Billy Kidman’s Wife, Marriage, Children

On July 11, 2003, Gruner married former WWE Diva Torrie Wilson after dating her for four years. When not on the road, they shared a home in Tampa, Florida. mid-2006, and their divorce was finally finalized in 2008.

Billy Kidman Awards

  • East Coast Wrestling Association
    • ECWA Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Ace Darling
    • ECWA Hall of Fame (Class of 2004)
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI ranked him #92 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the year in PWI 500 in 2004
  • Revolution Xtreme Wrestling
    • RXW World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Trans–World Wrestling Federation
    • TWWF Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
  • United States Wrestling Association
    • USWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Ace Darling
  • World Championship Wrestling
    • WCW Cruiserweight Championship (3 times)
    • WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Rey Mysterio, Jr.
    • WCW World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Rey Mysterio, Jr. (1), Konnan (1)
  • World Series Wrestling
    • WSW World Heavyweight Championship (1 time, current)
  • World Wrestling Federation / World Wrestling Entertainment
    • WWE Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Paul London
    • WWF/E Cruiserweight Championship (4 times)
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter
    • Worst Feud of the Year (2000) vs. Hulk Hogan

FAQ

What is the net worth of Billy Kidman?

His net worth is 8 million dollars.

What is the height of Billy Kidman?

His height is 5 feet 10 inches.

What is the age of Billy Kidman?

His age is 49 years as of 2023.

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