Goldust(Dustin Patrick Runnels)

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Dustin Rhodes, better known as Goldust, is an American professional wrestler. Goldust is well known for his many stints with WWE as an enigmatic, flamboyant, and sexually ambiguous character from 1995 to 2019.

He has three Intercontinental titles and nine Hardcore titles. He inked a multi-year WWE contract with All Elite Wrestling on August 2, 2019.

Goldust Net worth, Salary

What is the Net worth of Goldust in 2022?

Dustin’s net worth is expected to be $3 million US in 2022. His annual income is approximately $400,000 USD.

Some of his earnings come from merchandise sales. In 2017, he had a yearly salary of $550,000 US.

Similarly, his annual pay in 2015 was $725,000 USD. Dusty, his father, had a net worth of $3 million US  as well. Cody, his half-brother, is worth $2 million USD.

Dustin lives in Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Wikis of Goldust(Dustin Patrick Runnels)

Age: 53 years 4 months
Birth Date: April 11, 1969
Horoscope (Sunshine): Aries
Full Name: Goldust(Dustin Patrick Runnels)
Birth Place: Austin, Texas, U.S.
Net Worth: $3 million US
Salary: $400,000 US
Height / How tall : 6 feet 6 inches (1.98m)
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American
Profession: Wrestler
Father’s Name: Dusty Rhodes
Mother’s Name: Sandra Runnels
Weight: 105 Kg
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Brown
Lucky Number: 6
Lucky Stone: Diamond
Lucky Color: Red
Best Match for Marriage: Leo

Goldust Age, Birthday, Parents, Nationality

What is Goldust Age?

Dustin Patrick Runnels was born on April 11, 1969 in Austin, Texas, United States. Dusty Rhodes and Sandra Runnels are his parents. Virgil Runnels is his father’s name, although he is better known as ‘The American Dream Dusty Rhodes.’

Dusty Rhodes was a professional wrestler, booker, and trainer in the United States, best remembered for his work for the National Wrestling Alliance. He also has a sister, Kristin Runnels Ditto, who is a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader.

Dustin has a half-brother named Cody Rhodes, who is a professional wrestler, promoter, businessman, and actor from the United States.

Fractured arm after the beatdown

Cody Rhodes and Chris Jericho struck a contract in an episode of AEW Dynamite in November 2019. Jake Hager beat up Dustin after the segment. Dustin was left on the ground as James banged his arm against a car door.

Dustin’s arm was fractured as a result of the event, which he showed fans on Twitter.

Goldust Height, Weight

What is Goldust Height?

Dustin has brown eyes and blond hair. He is 6 feet 6 inches and weighs roughly 105 kilograms.

Goldust Wife, Son

Who is Goldust Wife?

On June 22, 2012, Dustin Patrick Runnels married Ta-rel Marie Runnels.

Previously married

Previously, on December 20, 2002, he married Milena Martelloni. But their marriage did not work out, and they divorced on August 21, 2003, after nearly a year of marriage.

Before Milena, he was married to Terri Runnels. Terri is Dustin’s manager in his second stint with the WWE. They married on July 25, 1993, and divorced six years later on October 18, 1999. Dakota Avery, their daughter, was born in 1994.

Professional Life and Career

Dustin made his wrestling debut as ‘Dustin Rhodes’ on September 13, 1988, when he defeated Bob Cook in a bout for the Tampa-based Championship Wrestling from Florida.

Career highlights

  • In December 1988, he made his World Championship Wrestling debut.
  • The Original Midnight Express suffered its first defeat on December 10, 1988.
  • All Japan Pro Wrestling toured Japan in March 1989.
  • Wrestled in the United States Wrestling Association in July 1989.
  • In July 2001, he signed a contract with his father’s Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling organization.
  • 15 February 2007- took part in a match against The Great Muta.
  • Joined the SmackDown brand on March 3, 2010.
  • Raw brand- 2010 WWE Supplemental Draft
  • 20th April 2019 – Competed against his half-brother Cody at All Elite Wrestling.

Autobiography

Dustin launched his memoirs Cross Rhodes: Goldust, Out of the Darkness on December 14, 2010.

Signature/Finishing Moves

Dustin’s main move during the Attitude Era was Shattered Dreams. Initially, he would corner his opponent and wrap his opponent’s legs through the ropes. Following that, he would position himself and charge forward, delivering a powerful low blow.

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. Following that, he would grip the truck and lift, causing the opponent to float vertically before Dustin smashed him back down for the pin.

Championships, Accomplishments

– 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

Goldust Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

He has approximately 669k Twitter followers, 313k Instagram followers, and 1 million Facebook fans.

Some FAQ’s

Is Dustin Rhodes still married to Terri Runnels?

Dustin Runnels’ troubled relationship with his father, Dusty Rhodes, damaged their marriage, and Terri claims Dusty propagated accusations about her, including infidelity and gold-digging. After six years of marriage, the couple divorced in 1999.

 

 

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