Kurt Angle

American professional wrestler and 1996 Olympic gold medalist

Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968), is a retired American professional wrestler signed to WWE, where he is a backstage producer.

Kurt Angle
Birth nameKurt Steven Angle[1]
Born (1968-12-09) December 9, 1968 (age 54)
Mt. Lebanon Township, Pennsylvania, USA
Lives inPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Karen Smedley
(m. 1998; div. 2008)

Giovanna Yannotti (m. 2012)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Kurt Angle[2]
Billed height185 cm (6ft1)[2]
Billed fromPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Trained byDory Funk Jr.
Tom Prichard
DebutAugust 20, 1998
RetiredApril 7, 2019
Kurt Angle

In 2006 he signed a contract to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling where he is a former TNA World Champion. His TNA contract expired in September 2014.

Angle won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics, winning with a broken neck. He is the only Olympic gold medalist in professional wrestling history. He wrestled for the WWE and WWF from 1998 to 2006 .

Angle returned to WWE on April 3, 2017, as the general manager of Raw. He wrestled on occasions.

Angle retired on April 7, 2019.


  1. "Kurt Angle Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". sports-reference.com. April 17, 2020. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Kurt Angle". WWE. Retrieved November 8, 2016.

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