Goldust is the stage name of Dustin Rhodes, an American professional wrestler. Goldust is known for his several appearances with WWE as an enigmatic, flamboyant, and sexually ambiguous character from 1995 to 2019. He has won the Intercontinental Championship three times and the Hardcore Championship nine times. He inked a multi-year WWE contract with All Elite Wrestling on August 2, 2019.
What is the Net Worth of Goldust?
Dustin’s net worth is believed to be $3 million dollars. Goldust earns roughly $400,000 per year in the United States. Merchandise sales account for a portion of his earnings. In 2017, he was paid $550,000 per year in the United States. Similarly, his annual compensation in 2015 was $725,000 US. Dusty, his father, had a net worth of $3 million US. Cody, his half-brother, is worth $2 million in the United States. Dustin has a home in Gainesville, Florida, in the United States.
Early Life and Education
Dustin Patrick Runnels was born in Austin, Texas, on April 11, 1969. Dusty Rhodes and Sandra Runnels are his parents. His father’s name is Virgil Runnels, but he is better known as Dusty Rhodes, aka ‘The American Dream.’ Dusty Rhodes was a professional wrestler, booker, and trainer in the United States who was most known for his work with the National Wrestling Alliance.
Kristin Runnels Ditto, a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, is his sister. Cody Rhodes, an American professional wrestler, promoter, businessman, and actor, is Dustin’s half-brother.
Fractured arm after the beatdown
Cody Rhodes and Chris Jericho struck a contract in an episode of AEW Dynamite in November 2019. Jake Hager thrashed Dustin after the segment. Dustin was left laying on the ground after James banged his arm against a car door. Dustin’s arm was fractured as a result of the incident, which he exhibited to the fans on Twitter.
Professional Career of Goldust
Goldust made his professional wrestling debut as ‘Dustin Rhodes’ on September 13, 1988, when he defeated Bob Cook in a bout for Tampa-based Championship Wrestling from Florida.
Highlights of his Professional life
- The Original Midnight Express defeated him for the first time on December 10, 1988, when he made his World Championship Wrestling debut.
- All Japan Pro Wrestling toured Japan in March 1989.
- Wrestled in the United States Wrestling Association from July 1989 through July 1990.
- In July 2001, he signed a contract with Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling, his father’s company.
- On February 15, 2007, he took part in a match against The Great Muta.
- Joined the SmackDown brand on March 3, 2010.
- He faced his half-brother Cody at All Elite Wrestling Autobiography in the 2010 WWE Supplemental Draft on the Raw brand on April 20th, 2019.
- Shattered Dreams- This was Dustin’s signature/finishing technique during the Attitude Era. Initially, he would corner his opponent and wrap his opponent’s legs over the ropes. After that, he’d take a step forward and deliver a powerful low strike.
- Curtain Call- This was his main finisher, in which he would catch the opponent from behind and throw them off balance with a reverse headlock. After that, he would grasp the truck and elevate the opponent, causing him to go vertical, and Dustin would bash him down for the pin.
Championships and Achievements
– American Combat Wrestling
- ACW Heavyweight Championship
– Championship Wrestling from Florida
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship
- NWA Florida Tag Team Championship
– Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- 2013: Comeback of the Year
- 1991: Most Improved Wrestler of the Year
- 1996: Ranked No. 11 of the top 500 singles wrestlers
– World Championship Wrestling
- United States Heavyweight Championship
- World Six-Man Tag Team Championship
– Wrestling Observer Newsletter
- 1997: Most Embarrassing Wrestler
- 1991: Most Improved
- 1989: Rookie of the Year
- 1995, 1997, 2007: World Gimmick
Body Stats and Social Media
Dustin has brown eyes and blond hair. He stands 6 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 105 kilograms. He has 669k Twitter followers, 313k Instagram followers, and 1 million Facebook fans.
- Goldust(Dustin Patrick Runnels) is married to Ta-rel Marie Runnels.
- Goldust(Dustin Patrick Runnels) married on June 22, 2012.
- He is father of One(Dakota Avery).
- Goldust(Dustin Patrick Runnels) is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
Quick Facts of Goldust
|Age:||52 years 10 months|
|Birth Date:||April 11, 1969|
|Full Name:||Goldust(Dustin Patrick Runnels)|
|Birth Place:||Austin, Texas, U.S.|
|Net Worth:||$3 million US|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 6 inches (1.98m)|
|Father’s Name:||Dusty Rhodes|
|Mother’s Name:||Sandra Runnels|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
|Last Update:||January, 2022|