Facts of Zack Ryder
|Full Name:||Zack Ryder|
|Age:||35 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||May 14, 1985|
|Birth Place:||Merrick, New York, United States|
|Net Worth:||$1 million-$5milliom|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
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"It was way before The Jersey Shore. I was with Curt Hawkins as the Edge Heads—a long haired blonde kid. And I needed a change. I needed something different. So I just took my real personality, turned the volume way up, cut the hair, went to all the clubs on Long Island, like GLO, and fist pumped with all my broskies until I finally found who I really was, and portrayed it to the world, throwing up the 'LI' hand signal".
Relationship Statistics of Zack Ryder
|What is Zack Ryder marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||In Relation|
|Is Zack Ryder having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Zack Ryder gay ?:||No|
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Zack Ryder’s relationship status is engaged to his girlfriend Chelsea Green. Ryder announced this news on April 4, 2019.
Green is also a professional wrestler.
The Zack and Chelsea have been dating since January 2017. They currently live together in Orlando, Florida, US.
Who is Zack Ryder?
Matthew Brett Cardona, stage name Zack Ryder is an American professional wrestler. Zack Ryder currently signed his contract with WWE where he performs on the Raw brand.
Ryder is a one-time Intercontinental Champion, one time United States Champion, and two times WWE (Raw) Tag Team Champion.
He was featured in Sports Illustrated‘s list of the 100 most influential Twitter users in sports in July 2011.
Zack Ryder’s Early Life
Ryder was born on May 14, 1985, in Merrick, New York, United States. His real name is Matthew Brett Cardona.
Career of Zack Ryder
In 2004, Ryder debuted in the field of wrestling from the New York Wrestling Connection (NYWC) using the name Brett Matthews and teamed up with Bryan Meyers (ring name Curt Hawkins) from 2005. They went on to become Tag Team Champions. But later they lost the title to Lo Lincoln and Boog Washington on August 27.
In 2007 December 21, he was renamed Zack Ryder from Brett Major (2005 stage name).
On July 20, 2008, Ryder and Bryan rose into fame after winning the WWE Tag Team Championship. Their victory meant that they were the youngest team to hold the championships after which their individual career took off.
The team split in 2009 and after that Cardona was featured in WWE Television a number of times. After becoming popular after winning the championship, he began using social media as a tool to increase his popularity and fan following. He started a Youtube series called Z! True Long Island Story in February 2011 to promote his character. His status in WWE was thus elevated and he captured the United States Championship.
Does Zack Ryder Sing?
Not only wrestling, Ryder is also interested in music.
He released his first music single named Hoeski in 2012 which reached the number 92 position in the iTunes Pop Music chart in 2013.
Zack Ryder’s net worth and social media
His net worth is estimated to be $1 million – $5 million. He charges around $500,000 per appearance in WWE.
Ryder has 1.6 million followers on his Instagram and 2.2 million followers on his Twitter. He has 131K subscribers on his self-titled Youtube channel.
He has brown hair with brown eyes. He is 6 feet and 2 inches tall and weighs around 102 Kg.
- Zack revealed in an interview that during his high school, he suffered from and overcome cancer. It started in his foot and spread to his lungs. Therefore, he was forced to miss a year of school battling the disease.
- He is a big fan of the Tv series Ghostbusters. He periodically donned Ghostbusters themed ring gear during matches and was featured in the 2016 documentary Ghostheads, discussing his love of the series.
- He appeared in eight WWE video games. He made his in-game debut at WWE SmackDown VS Raw 2009 and appeared in WWE SmackDown vs Raw 2011, WWE’ 12, WWE’ 13, WWE 2K14, WWE 2K16, WWE 2K17, WWE 2K18, WWE 2K19 and WWE 2K20.
- In 2018, Ryder started a podcast with Curt Hawkins about wrestling figures called The Major Wrestling Figure Podcast.
- He is famous for his signature and finishing moves.