Dean Ambrose is a popular wrestler who was the toast of many between 2011 to 2019 when he performed with at the World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. popularly known as the WWE. Unknown to many, however, Dean Ambrose’s real name is Jonathan David Good and he is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling as a professional wrestler and actor. He is known for a lot of things, some of which include participation in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and working on the independent circuit as Jon Mosley from 2004 to 2011.
Despite facing many challenges, this wrestler went on to become the WWE World Champion once and WWE Intercontinental Champion twice. Keep reading to learn more about this inspiring champion.
Dean Ambrose’s Bio and Age
Jonathan David Good, also known as Dean Ambrose was born on the 7th of December, 1985. He was born in the state of Ohio, precisely the town of Cincinnati to his parents whose identities are not known. His father worked very far away from home, so he barely ever met him. He lived in a public housing system with his mother and sister. As a child, Dean was already a huge fan of the wrestling sport, looking up to Bret Hart as a role model. He often references wrestling as a means of escaping from the harsh realities of his upbringing and would drown himself in wrestling videos and stories. Soon, he pursued his interest and decided to train as a wrestler. He trained for a year and decided to quit high school in order to give undivided attention to this passion.
Dean Ambrose has had a very long and rather successful career path. However, his career did not just start with a bang and had a rather humble beginning. As a teenager, he used to sell popcorn and set up the wrestling ring at the Heartland Wrestling Association. He worked under Mr. Les Thatcher. When he hit 18 years, he began to train professionally under Cody Hawk and Les Thatcher. Interestingly, his first ring name was Jon Moxley and he lost his debut match to Ala Hussein. Not relenting, he trained harder and the next year, he bagged the HWA Tag Team Championship twice! In 2006, he won the HWA Heavyweight Championship twice by defeating Pepper Parks twice. Clearly, winning is a habit for this wrestling champion.
He signed with the WWE in 2011 under the ring name Dean Ambrose and competed at the Florida Championship Wrestling until 2012. He was a member of the group called “The Shield” alongside other wrestlers like Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins. It was during his membership to this group that he bagged his first WWE championship, the United States Championship. This was a big deal as he has reportedly had the longest reign in the history of the WWE banner (351 days).
Dean Ambrose is more than just a wrestler but also an actor. In 2015, he played the lead role of John Shaw in the movie 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown which was an action film. He also did a cameo in the movie Countdown in 2016. That too was an action movie.
Dean Ambrose’s Wife, Is There A Daughter?
Beside every successful man likely stands a loving woman and the case is no different for this champion. In 2015, the news came out that Dean Ambrose had been dating Renee Young since 2013. Renee Young is a WWE announcer who currently works as a commentator on WWE Raw. The two got married in April 2017 and live together in Las Vegas, Nevada. The marriage has not produced any children yet, but it’s not too late for that. Very likely with time the couple will decide to have a child of their own.
What Is His Net Worth?
Being one of the best professional wrestlers in the United State of America with a long-standing career, Dean Ambrose is undoubtedly a very wealthy man. One would expect that his several appearances and championship wins would net him a nice sum. And one would be right. His net worth is estimated to be around $6 million.
Height and Body Measurements
Dean Ambrose maintains a healthy weight by following a healthy diet. He works out at the gym regularly, incorporating a lot of weightlifting and cardio exercises into his routine. Good health is obviously very important in his line of work. He stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters), weighing in at 225 pounds (102 kg).