Goldust

American professional wrestler

Dustin Patrick Runnels (born April 11, 1969) is an American professional wrestler and author. He currently works for All Elite Wrestling (AEW) under the ring name Dustin Rhodes. Runnels is best known for his work with the World Wrestling Federation/WWE under the ring name Goldust. Rhodes is the son of former professional wrestler "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes and half-brother of Cody Rhodes.[2] During his time with the WWE he won multiple titles. These include the World Tag Team Championship with Booker T and with his half brother, the WWE Hardcore Championship seven times and the WWE Intercontinental Championship three times.

Dustin Rhodes
Rhodes in 2019
Birth nameDustin Patrick Runnels
Born (1969-04-11) April 11, 1969 (age 55)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Spouse(s)
  • Terri Runnels
    (m. 1993; div. 1999)
  • Milena Martelloni
    (m. 2002; div. 2003)
  • Ta-rel Roche
    (m. 2012)
Children1
Parent(s)Dusty Rhodes (father), Sandra Runnels (mother)
RelativesCody Rhodes (half-brother), Brandi Rhodes (half-sister-in-law)
Websiterhodesdream.com
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)The Artist formerly known as Goldust
Black Reign
Dustin
Dustin Rhodes
Dustin Runnels
Dusty Rhodes Jr.
Goldust
Gold Dustin
The Natural
Billed height6 ft 6 in (198 cm)[1]
Billed weight232 lb (105 kg)[1]
Billed fromAustin, Texas, U.S.
Hollywood, California, U.S. (as Goldust)
Trained byDusty Rhodes
Steve Keirn
Harley Race
DebutSeptember 13, 1988

Rhodes has also wrestled for World Championship Wrestling, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and All Japan Pro Wrestling.[3]

Championships and accomplishments

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Rhodes as Goldust, his famous character in the WWF/E

References

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