Chris Benoit Biography


Chris Benoit was a Canadian WWE professional wrestler. He was married to Nancy Benoit and was a father of three kids.

More about the relationship

Chris Benoit was a married man who married twice. He was married to Martina Benoit and divorced her in 1997. After that, he married Nancy Benoit in the year 2007. Chris was a father of three kids.

Furthermore, talking about Benoit’s past relationship, there is no information about his affair.

Relationship Facts of Chris Benoit

  • Chris Benoit is married to Nancy Benoit.
  • He is father of 3.
  • Chris Benoit is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Chris Benoit?

Chris Benoit was a Canadian WWE professional wrestler. He is known for his tenure with ‘Stampede Wrestling’ promotion as Dynamite.

Benoit was a two-time world champion, one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, and a one-time World Heavyweight Champion in WWE.

Furthermore, he became a hot topic on the internet after he allegedly killed his wife Nancy Benoit and their 7-year-old son, Daniel, before hanging himself.

Birth Facts, Early Life, Parents

Chris Benoit was 37 years old, was born on 21 May 1961 as Christopher Michael Benoit in Montreal, Canada. Currently, he would’ve been 60 years old if he was alive.

His father’s name was Michael Benoit and his mother’s name was Margaret Benoit. He grew up in Edmonton, Alberta. Likewise, he also had a sister named Laurie Benoit. He was interested in wrestling since his childhood and decided to pursue a career in Wrestling at the age of 12.

Chris belonged to Canadian nationality and was born under the birth sign Gemini.

Career, Professional Life

Chris started his professional wrestling career at the age of 24 in 1985 and won Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Championship. This was followed by the second British Commonwealth title.

After that, he was contracted with Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) in March 1989 where he was famous as The Pegasus Kid. Here, he won several championships matches including Best of Super Juniors and Super J-Cup Tournament.

Similarly, Benoit got fame when he got the opportunity to fight for the ‘World Heavyweight’ title at ‘Wrestlemania 20’ after he won the ‘Royal Rumble’ in 2004. he got his new ring name Finn Balor.

Here he tussled with many WWE stars including Booker T, CM Punk, Bobby Lashley, Rey Mysterio, and many others. Furthermore, he has won the World Heavyweight Championship, WWE United States champion, and ECW World Heavyweight Championship.

Salary, Net Worth, Income

Chris did hide the information from the media and the public but earned a numerous amount of money.  Moreover, he had an estimated net worth of $500K at the time of his death.

Rumors, Controversies, Death

Chris was found dead on 25th June 2007. His father, Michael Benoit said that extensive brain damage from years of trauma in the wrestling ring turned his son, Chris into a killer. Chris strangled his wife with a cord and killed his 7-year-old son with a chokehold before committing suicide.

WWE is restricted to mention the name of Chris Benoit because of the circumstance surrounding Chris Benoit and his family to which it’s tragic and disturbing.

Body Stats, Hair, Eyes

Benoit was a handsome guy with brown hair and brown eyes and had a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall with a body mass of 104kg.

Social Media Profile

Chris Benoit has already left this world. Therefore, he is not active on any of the social media profiles.


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