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Marty Jannetty

Marty Jannetty

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :February 3, 1960
Height :5 feet 11 inches
Weight :106 kg

Marty Jannetty is an American retired professional wrestler who has worked for promotions including the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E), the American Wrestling Association (AWA), World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and has won a total of 20 championships.

QUICK FACTS

Birth nameFredrick Martin Jannetty
BornFebruary 3, 1960 (age 63)
Columbus, Georgia,
United States
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Marty Jannetty
Marty Oates
Marty Scoot McFadden
Billed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Billed weight234 lb (106 kg)

Marty Jannetty Biography, EarlyLife

Marty Jannetty was born in Columbus, Georgia on February 3, 1960. He was interested in wrestling from a young age. He began boxing while still in high school and went on to win multiple Golden Gloves events. 

Marty Jannetty Education

He also qualified for the state championship tournament during his senior year of high school.

After finishing high school, he attended Auburn University, where he hoped to wrestle, but later learned that the wrestling program would be discontinued. Later, Jerry Oates persuaded him to try his hand at professional wrestling.

Marty Jannetty’s Height, And Weight

The Wrestler has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 106 kg.

Marty Jannetty also has an athletic body type. He has a well-kept figure, but measures such as biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, and so on are currently unavailable. His eyes are dark brown, and his hair is dark brown. Marty Jannetty has a healthy and well-balanced physique.

Career

  • Martin Jannetty’s wrestling career began in April 1984 with Central States Wrestling, a National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) affiliate. He competed in singles and tag team matches with a variety of partners, including Tommy Rogers and Dave Peterson.
  • He eventually joined up with Shawn Michaels as ‘The Midnight Rockers’ in late 1985, and they quickly defeated the Batten Twins to capture the NWA Central States Tag Team Championship. During his stay with the CSW, Jannetty competed for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship against Ric Flair.
  • Jannetty and his partner Michaels left CSW in 1986 to join the American Wrestling Association. They managed to capture the interest of the audience and win the World Tag Team Championship twice in a short period. They also won the Southern Tag Team Championship and defeated the ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll RPMs’ twice.
  • Jannetty and Michaels made their World Wrestling Federation debut in 1988. They were known as ‘The Rockers’ at the time. They competed against tag teams including The Hart Foundation, Demolition, and the Brain Busters. Despite their previous successes, they were unable to capture the WWF Tag Team Championship during their three years in the company.
  • Jannetty also failed to win the vacant WWF Championship at the 1992 Royal Rumble. He finally left the WWF to join US Wrestling the following year, although he returned soon after. He lost the Intercontinental Championship to his former partner Michaels.
  • He reappeared in May 1993 and challenged Michaels once more. Michaels first attempted to avoid fighting. After a fight, Jannetty emerged triumphant as the new WWF Intercontinental Champion. However, Jannetty lost the title to Michaels again after only a few weeks.
  • Soon after, Jannetty joined a tag team with Sean Michael Waltman, better known as the 1-2-3 Kid. They competed in the Survivor Series and were crowned victors and survivors. The team also defeated the Quebecers in the Tag Team Championship. However, they lost it again after only one week. Jannetty made his debut in Extreme Championship Wrestling in 1995, however, he later returned to the WWF.
  • In 1996, he formed ‘The New Rockers’ with Leif Cassidy, and they attempted to capture the Tag Team Championship but were unsuccessful. In May, he also lost to Michaels in a WWF Championship contest. Due to the team’s lack of success, he eventually chose to divide the squad and leave WWF once more.
  • In 1997, he joined Ultimate Championship Wrestling, a New York-based independent wrestling promotion. In 1998, he also joined with World Wrestling Championship.
  • In 2005, he returned to the WWF for a one-time reunion with his longtime partner, Shawn Michaels. They defeated La Resistance, which consisted of Sylvain Grenier and Rob Conway. Jannetty won with his signature move, the Rocker Dropper.
    Between 2011 and 2013, he worked as a trainer and performer for the wrestling promotion Chikara.

Marty Jannetty’s Net Worth

Marty Jannetty’s net worth is expected to be $1 million as of 2023 (according to Celebritynetworth). Through his career, he has amassed a million-dollar fortune.

Marty Jannetty Awards

  • American Wrestling Association
  • AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Shawn Michaels
  • AWA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Shawn Michaels
  • Central States Wrestling
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • NWA Central States Television Championship (1 time)
  • NWA Central States Tag Team Championship (5 times) – with Tommy Rogers (2), Bob Brown (2), Shawn Michaels (1)
  • Midwest Territorial Wrestling
  • MTW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • World Wrestling Federation
  • WWF Intercontinental Championship (1 time)
  • WWF World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with 1-2-3 Kid

Marty Jannetty’s Wife, Marriage, Children

In 2010, Marty Jannetty married Jessica Barnes.

Marty Jannetty was named in a lawsuit filed against WWE in 2016. It claimed that the corporation withheld information about wrestlers suffering from traumatic brain injuries. However, US District Judge Vanessa Lynne Bryant rejected the claim in September 2018.

FAQ

What is the net worth of Marty Jannetty?

His net worth is 1 million dollars.

What is the height of Marty Jannetty?

His height is 5 feet 11 inches.

What is the age of Marty Jannetty?

His age is 63 years as of 2023.

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