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Terry Taylor

Terry Taylor American retired professional wrestler. Terry Taylor was better known by his ring name Terry Taylor.

Early Life

Terry Taylor was born on March 12, 1955, his age is 68. He was born in Greenville, South Carolina, U.S. The information about his parents has not been revealed yet. Terry Taylor’s zodiac sign is Virgo. Updates about his siblings are not provided there is no clear information on whether he has a sibling or not. He is an American with his nationality and he follows a religion of Christian.

Career and Professional Life

On June 7, 1981, from Les Thornton at the Roanoke Civic Center Taylor won the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship, dropping it back to him in the return match thirteen days later. In 1981 and 1982 he also wrestled for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling and Georgia Championship Wrestling. In January 1984 Taylor feuded with the team of Nikolai Volkoff and Krusher Darsowand made his way to Mid-South.

Over the NWA National Heavyweight Championship in 1985 Taylor feuded with “Nature Boy” Buddy Landel. He defeated Ted DiBiase for the North American Heavyweight Championship, on March 13 of that year, the Mid-South region’s top title at the time.

Likewise, Taylor became one of the promotion’s biggest stars and defeated Buzz Sawyer for the UWF Television Championship in May moving back to the Mid-South region in 1986, which was renamed the Universal Wrestling Federation (UWF).  With “Gentleman” Chris Adams in early 1987, he won the UWF Tag Team Championship.

Taylor debuted in World Class Championship Wrestling in early 1988, where he and Adams continued their feud until early June. From Matt, Borne Taylor won the Texas Heavyweight Championship and defended it against Adams, Kevin Von Erich, and others. Moreover, Terry also held the tag team title with Iceman King Parsons for a short time.

More about his career

Moreover, Taylor signed with the World Wrestling Federation in 1988. On July 10, 1988, in Las Vegas, NV he made his initial debut in a house show defeating Tito Santana. The Rooster lost a match to Tito Santana due to being distracted by an argument with Heenan on the January 7, 1989 episode of Saturday Night’s Main Event XIX. Though he retained the Red Rooster gimmick he became a face as a result.

The two feuded, on March 11, 1989,  leading to the Rooster defeating the Brawler episode of Saturday Night’s Main Event XX, and Later on, he defeated Heenan in a 30-second squash at WrestleMania V. Moreover, in June 1990 Taylor left the federation, and “The Red Rooster” gimmick that he used left a long-lasting very negative effect on Taylor’s career as well.

Taylor returned to Jim Crockett Promotions, in 1990 following a sale to Turner Broadcasting System now renamed World Championship Wrestling. He teamed with “Stunning” Steve Austin in a scaffold match At The Great American Bash but lost when they were defeated by P. N. News and Bobby Eaton.

Furthermore, he feuded with Tom Zenk, Dustin Rhodes, and Bobby Eaton, and with Richard Morton and Thomas Rich winning the WCW World Six-Man Tag Team Championships. During September and October 1992, Taylor would make three appearances for Eastern Championship Wrestling. Moreover, he would defeat Larry Winters and lose twice to Tony Stetson.

Career highlights

As a road agent and writer Taylor spent several years in WCW working backstage. He wrote content for Nitro and WCW pay-per-views along with Annette Yother, Craig Leathers, Eric Bischoff, and Kevin Sullivan.

On April 20, 1996, in Little Rock, he made his return to the ring, AR when he defeated Steve Regal.  Taylor returned to the now-renamed WWE as a road agent in September 2002. Until July 14, 2003, Taylor lasted in this capacity when he was released from his contract.

Additionally, Taylor was re-signed by WWE to work as a trainer In 2012, in its developmental territory NXT. Taylor Along with Shawn Michaels taught the finishing class at the WWE Performance Center According to Pro Wrestling Torch in 2017, the last of four levels of classes.

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Caption: Terry holding his championship belt. Source: Pro Wrestling Stories.

Terry Taylor – Net Worth 2024

The net worth of Terry Taylor is $500 million. Taylor has earned a handsome amount of money in his profession as a professional wrestler. Furthermore, he is living a luxurious, happy, and lavish life with his family.

Moreover, information about his Brand endorsements is not provided.

Personal Life

Terry Taylor is a married man. He is married to Trudy Davidson. Terry Taylor has two sons but their names are not disclosed yet. On July 14, 2011, Trudy Davidson died of cancer.

Terry Taylor – Body Measurements

Terry has a height of 6 feet. His body weight is around 80 kg. Likewise, he has brown eyes and brown color hair. Moreover, other measurements like shoe size, dress size, etc. are not published.

Social Media

Similarly, he is not active on social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.