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Who is Jon Moxley?
Jonathan David Good, professionally recognized by his ring moniker “Jon Moxley”, is a well-established American professional wrestler as well as an incredible actor. In addition, Moxley is presently serving as a professional wrestler with contracts with both Elite Wrestling (AEW) and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). Moreover, he also holds the longest-standing title of IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion.
Besides, former WWE Superstar and current pro wrestler Jon Moxley is one of the more well-known personalities in the industry. Nonetheless, Moxley entered AEW and made his pay-per-view debut at ‘Double or Nothing’, the promotion’s inaugural event.
Profile of Jon Moxley
|Full Name||Jonathan David Good|
|Popular As||Jon Moxley|
|Birthdate||5th December, 1985|
|Place of Birth||Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America|
|Profession||Pro Wrestler & Actor|
|Race / Ethnicity||Undisclosed|
|Institution||Amelia High School|
|Age||37 Years Old|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Height||6’2” (188 cm)|
|Girlfriend/Boyfriend/Spouse||Renne Young (m. 2017)|
|Net Worth||$12 Million USD|
Jon Moxley aka Jonathan David Good is a professional wrestler affiliated with AEW as well as an actor from the United States of America. Additionally, he is also popularly recognized by his former ring moniker ‘Dean Ambrose’. Moreover, he currently holds the title of interim AEW World Champion.
Early-life, Education & Family Background
Jonathan David Good was born on 5th December, 1985 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. Furthermore, the athlete has not revealed any details about his parents and sibling. Regarding his educational background, Jon reportedly discontinued high school to concentrate on his wrestling career.
From the outset, he had a strong interest in wrestling. According to reports, Bret Hart, a former Canadian-American wrestler, served as a major inspiration for Jon. Moreover, Jon began wrestling training when he was only eight years old. Apparently, he also attempted the Olympics twice but was unsuccessful in making it to the American team. Meanwhile, he continued to work at restaurants, warehouses, and factories to support his livelihood. Besides, it has been revealed that he experimented with drugs like cocaine.
Beginning of Jon Moxley’s Career
At the very beginning, Jon worked as a teenager selling popcorn and setting up the ring for Les Thatcher in the Heartland Wrestling Association (HWA) promotion between 2004 and 2011. Thus, HAW 9Heartland Wrestling Association was where Jon Moxley started his career. Before joining WWE, he gained notoriety by competing for a number of indie promotions, including ROH, Dragon Gate, and CZW. Initially, he started out collaboratively working with Jimmy Turner and the tag team captured the HAW Tag Team Championship in 2004.
Moxley continued working for WWE’s developmental division after signing a contract with them in 2011. Impressively, Jon formerly held the WWE heavyweight championship. During his career in the WWE, Moxley went by the name ‘Dean Ambrose’. Besides, his collaboration with Brock Lesner is still well-recognized among the WWE admirers. However, due to undisclosed to disagreements he had with WWE about Dean Ambrose’s creative, he left the platform in 2018. Then, he changed his stage-name to Jon Moxley after departing with WWE. In the meantime, he also entered all professional wrestling under the name Jon Moxley.
Further, Moxley made the decision to switch from Ring of Honor to World Wrestling Entertainment. Soon-after, he signed up for World Wrestling Entertainment, and received his training at FCW. He participated in Florida championship wrestling for about two years while he was there. Subsequently, he received an invitation to join WWE’s main roster in 2012. Nonetheless, he continued to be a WWE employee from 2012 to 2018 and has contested in several important events including the Heavyweight Championship.
Moxley’s Journey with ‘The Shield’
With Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose made his professional wrestling debut at Survivor Series. Following this, the trio declared themselves “The Shield” and started their impeccable journey in the wrestle-mania.
During their time, the trio picked up monumental victories by defeating several champions in their WrestleMania debut. In addition, the group also captured the WWE Tag Team and the US Championship at Extreme Rules in 2013. They participated in the Survivor Series, where they prevailed impressively.
Ambrose won his first Intercontinental Championship at TLC 2015. Then, Ambrose won the Intercontinental Championship for a second time on SmackDown and went to RAW during the Superstar Shake Up. Before Roman Reign announced his resignation due to leukemia, The Shield briefly reunited. Regardless, the contract for Dean Ambrose expired on April 30, 2019 and he soon left ‘The Shield’ along with the WWE platform.
Jon’s Independent Ventures
Following his departure from ‘The Sheild’, Good worked on numerous promotions outside of WWE under the new moniker ‘Jon Moxley’. He also claimed the IWGP United States Championship in the Best of Super Juniors 26 competition. Similarly, Moxley captured his second IWGP United States Championship at Wrestle Kingdom 14. Remarkably, the industry’s IWGP United States Champion with the longest reign is Jon Moxley.
At Bloodsport 3, Moxley made his Game Changing Wrestling debut. There Moxley claimed the title of GCW World Champion after defeating Matt Cardona at GCW’s The Art of War Games. Moreover, he made his impressive debut at ‘Double or Nothing’. The AEW World Championship was won by Jon Moxley at Revolution 2020.
Furthermore, Moxley is presently serving as a professional wrestler with contracts with both Elite Wrestling (AEW) and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). Moreover, he also holds the longest-standing title of IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion.
Jon Moxley’s Honors & Achievements
Unfortunately, in the realm of wrestling, Jon was unable to find success. Consequently, he quit the World of Wrestling to enter the pro wrestling industry. Besides, Jon Moxley was the first of several former WWE Superstars to join AEW. Subsequently, he began his professional wrestling career with Ring of Honor as a huge superstar through his impressive performance in the platform.
Since showcasing his abilities in the Ring of Honor, he has won the title of Champion three times. Nonetheless, Moxley has taken part in some of the most significant contests and events in AEW history. These would include the Exploding Barbed Wire Death-match between Kenny Omega and AEW Revolution from the PPV. Although it was a closely contested match, spectators remember it most for the disastrous end to the match when the ‘explosives’ turned out to be ineffective. His additional achievements include:
- Money In The Bank winner
- New Japan Pro Wrestling IWGP United States Champion
- AEW World Champion
- Twenty-eighth Triple Crown Champion
- WWE Champion x1
- Intercontinental Champion x3
- WWE RAW Tag Team Champion x2 w/Seth Rollins
- United States Champion x1
Moxley’s Personal-life & Relationships
Jon Moxley has been married to Renee Paquette/Renee Young for 5 years now. Along with being the former WWE backstage celebrity, his wife Renne is a professional wrestler Celebrity. According to reports, the couple got married on April 9, 2017. The couple had reportedly been dating since the beginning of 2013, but they had kept things modest.
Meanwhile, Renne, a former WWE interviewer who was let go with a one-year non-compete clause, started her own podcast, Oral Sessions, in which she spoke with various WWE Superstars. Apart from this, the additional details of her personal life are maintained confidential. Previously, it was revealed that the couple is expecting their first child. However, the additional information is kept hidden.
Furthermore, Moxley formerly owned a home in Connecticut, but he later sold it in order to purchase a new home in Florida, where all professional wrestling is produced. Currently, the pair resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Jon Moxley has a muscular physique that is athletic and well-maintained. Moreover, he stands at an impeccable height of 6 feet, 2 inches tall (188 cm). In addition, he also has light brown hair, and his eyes are light brown.
Social Media Handles of Jon Moxley
The popularity of Jon Moxley can be seen on social media platforms. Specifically, he is most active on Instagram and Twitter. He has amassed over 636k Instagram followers while he has over 733.4k followers on Twitter.
Net Worth of Jon Moxley
The estimated value of Jon Moxley’s net worth is $12 million as of July 2022. Besides, he is actively training all top-level wrestlers and has represented three different wrestling organizations as a Champion. These entities are All Elite Wrestling, World Wrestling Entertainment, and Ring of Honor.
Additionally, he has held the title of Champion once and continues to be one of the biggest names in all of elite wrestling. Based on several media reports, f or this reason, he was given a deal for $20 million over seven years. Consequently, his annual income is also brojected between $2 and $3 million.