Who is Jeff Hardy?
Jeff Hardy is a well-known name as an athlete. He is famous as a competitive professional wrestler. Besides, he is also a musician. Presently, Jeff signed a contract with WWE, for performing on the SmackDown brand. Making a debut in the wrestling in 1994, he had had a wonderful experience since then. The athlete gained attention after his match with the Organization of Modern Extreme Grappling Arts. Though he is best known for his run with WWE, Jeff has also worked for several other companies like TNA and ROH.
Earlier, he has been linked up with the Organization of Modern Extreme Grappling Arts (OMEGA), along with his brother Matt Hardy. Jeff and Matt are known for the tag team, The Hardy Boyz. Furthermore, Jeff has held numerous championships titles, including World Heavyweight Championship, WWE Championship, TNA World Heavyweight Championship, Light Heavyweight, and WWE Intercontinental Championship, including several others.
|Celebrated Name||Jeff Hardy|
|Birth Date||August 31, 1977|
|Birth Place||Cameron, North Carolina, US|
|Full Name||Jeffrey Nero Hardy|
|Parents||Father: Gilbert Hardy
Mother: Ruby Moore Hardy
|Daughters||Ruby Claire Hardy, Nera Quinn Hardy|
|Net Worth||$35 million|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)|
|Weight||100 kg (221 lbs)|
|Body Measurements||48-34-16 inches|
Jeff was born on August 31, 1977, as the name Jeffrey Nero Hardy, in Cameron, North Carolina, US. He was born to his father Gilbert, and his mother, Ruby Moore Hardy, with the star sign of Virgo. Jeff grew up along with his younger brother Matt Hardy, a professional wrestler.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Jeff holds an American nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to White. He is Christian by religion. Besides, standing at the height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) and weighing about 100 kg (221 lbs), he has maintained his body fit and healthy. Along with the body measurements of 48-34-16 inches, chest, wrist, and biceps size, respectively, Jeff has an athletic body type. Additionally, his black hair color, and hazel eye color, reflects a fantastic personality.
Early Life of Jeff Hardy
Jeff was just nine years old when his mother died due to brain cancer. Besides, he had an interest in motocross in the early days. When he read in ninth grade, he competed in his first race. Furthermore, the wrestler also loved playing baseball. However, he had an arm injury, while racing motocross, he had to stop play.
Additionally, he played football during high school. Side by side, Jeff was also competing in amateur wrestling. Basically, Jeff loved sports from his early days only. Subsequently, as he had to choose between football and wrestling, he decided wrestling as his career.
Personal Life of Jeff Hardy
Jeff married his girlfriend, Beth Britt, on March 9, 2011. The couple met in 1999 at the club in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Being in a romantic relationship for about eleven years, in August 2010, Jeff declared that they are expecting their first child. On October 19, 2010, a beautiful daughter, Ruby Claire Hardy born. Then, the next year they married. Later, on December 31, 2015, the couple was blessed with a second daughter, Nera Quinn Hardy.
Jeff Hardy started his career along with his brother Matt, and his other friends. They first initiated their career starting their own federation, Trampoline Wrestling Federation (TWF). Then, in 1993, Jeff, along with his brother, joined the WWF (now WWE). They worked together as a jobber.
Eventually, in 1998, Jeff and Matt signed a contract with WWE after months of jobbing and trained under Dory Funk Jr. After being place under Raw, they formed a tag team and named the Hardy Boyz. In 1999, winning against the Acolytes, they won their first WWF Tag Team Championship. The Hardy Boyz gained fame for their unique technique in the fighting.
Meanwhile, in 2001, Jeff faced The Undertaker for the Undisputed Championship, where he lost the match and also was injured. In 2002 they decided to part their ways. Though Jeff continued with the Raw, as he failed a drug test, in April of 2003, he became fired.
In 2004, Jeff signed a contract with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). He gained more fame after his match with A.J. Styles while competing for the X-Division title. Likewise, during a Lockdown April 2005 event of TNA, he defeated several matches, including the match against Raven.
More about Career
Subsequently, on August 4, 2006, Jeff reentered in WWE. He had his first fight against Edge, then WWE champion. After Jeff won the match, he became highlighted. However, he lost the Intercontinental title losing against Johny Nitro. Nevertheless, in the same year, he received the title for Intercontinental Championship winning to Nitro.
After about five years, Jeff reunited with his brother in November 2006. The duo won over the Full Blood Italians and Team Rated-RKO. Meanwhile, in April 2007, The Hardy Boyz gained the title of the World Tag Team Championship.
Furthermore, in 2008, during the Survivor Series, he had a feud with Triple H and defeated him and became the No 1 contender for the WWE Championship. While in a triple threat match, Jeff won the Edge and Triple H and gained the WWE Champion title. However, he lost to Edge and lost the title.
Jeff returned to TNA along with Shannon Moore in the first month of 2010 for the first live episode of Impact!. Jeff and Shannon formed a tag team and won Robert Roode and James Storm. Then in November 2010, he gained the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. Likewise, then in 2011, Jeff feud in the New Japan Pro Wrestling.
Similarly, Jeff had numerous achievements gained from his matches. Also, on February 26, 2020, he reunited with Matt Hardy and won against The Bar. They won the SmackDown Tag Team Championship defeating The Usos. However, they only held the title for 21 days, as they eliminated after Jeff suffered from an injury in the knee. WWE declared that Jeff would be on a break for six to nine months.
Later, on March 13, Jedd returned in an episode of Smackdown. On May 22, he defeated Sheamus in the first round of the Intercontinental Championship.
Jeff is also a musician. He has released some albums. In 2012, Jeff released his first album, “Similar Creatures.” Next year, he had his second album, “Plurality of Worlds,” published. Then, in 2015, he had his third album, “Within the Cygnus Rift.” Later for the next two years, he released his fourth and fifth album, “Spawn of Me,” and “Precession of the Equinoxes.” Jeff’s last album is “Individuals,” which he published in 2019.
Jeff Hardy had been arrested on September 17, 2008, in an Airports as he was found intoxicated. The next year, he became arrested as Police found powder cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and other toxic substances. Likewise, on September 8, 2011, he had been sentenced to jail for ten days and had a fine of $100 thousand. He went for the prison from October 3 to 13 that year.
Similarly, again for the same reason, on July 13, 2019, he was arrested in Myrtle Beach. South Carolina. Then, on March 10, 2018, Jeff was arrested as he was found indulging in an accident in Concord, North Carolina. Also, his driving license had been canceled for a month. Later, on May 29, 2020, in an episode of Smackdown, Jeff became arrested after his car crash into Elias.
Jeff Hardy Net Worth
Jeff has earned massive popularity from his professional career. Likewise, along with gaining name and fame, he also has been able to make a handsome amount of money. Jeff has an estimated net worth if about $35 million, as of 2020. His salary is approximately $1 million annually.