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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 14 July 1967Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA
Birth NameJeffrey Leonard Jarrett
Nicknames Double J
The Chosen One
The King of the Mountain
The Great One
Mr. Simply Irresistible
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jeff Jarrett was trained in the USWA which was run by his father. He wrestled for his father's promotion throughout the 80's before hitting the big time in the early 90's. Jarrett had his first major run in the WWF - winning the Intercontinental Title 6 times before joining WCW. His career sky rocketed in WCW - where he achieved his lifelong ambition of becoming the WCW Heavyweight Champion. He is considered to be one of the best technical wrestlers in professional wrestling today. He is one of the few wrestlers who visualizes his entire match beforehand. He is considered by fellow wrestlers to be a hard worker in the ring and has had classic battles with the best wrestlers in the world - such as Bret Hart, Sting, and Chris Benoit.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (2)

Karen Angle (21 August 2010 - present)
Jill Gregory (14 November 1992 - 22 May 2007) (her death) (3 children)

Trade Mark (4)

The Fargo Strut
Hands raised in the air with double peace signs
The Stroke
Finishing Moves: The Stroke (Reverse Russian Leg Sweep) and the Figure Four Leglock submission hold

Trivia (27)

Has held the WWF Intercontinental Championship a record six times.
Professional wrestler.
Has won the WCW World title, The WCW US title, The WWF Intercontinental title, and the WWF Tag Team title (with the late Owen Hart).
Former member of the nWo & the New Bloods
Has had over 58 different title reigns in his career.
Son of Jerry Jarrett.
Appeared on WCW Monday Nitro (1995) just one night after being on a WWE PPV and cut a controversial promo regarding Vince McMahon and the WWE.
In one of the most controversial moments in WCW, he allowed Hulk Hogan to pin him for the World title by lying down in the middle of the ring. After the match Vince Russo lashes out at Hogan for not co-operating with management. Russo declares that Jarrett & Booker Huffman (aka "Booker T") would wrestle for the NEW World title later that night.
Is the Vice President of TNA Wrestling (Total Nonstop Action Wrestling)
While still with USWA (United States Wrestling Assocation), Jarrett appeared at WWF(E) house that was running in Memphis. He made a challenge to then Champion Bret Hart for Hart's world title. The moment provided much controversy back then because a wrestler from an outside indy promotion challenging the WWF (E) world champion under those circumstances had never been done before. Jarrett even made more challenges and the weekly USWA TV show in Memphis.
There is legitimate dissension between Jarrett and Hulk Hogan stemming from a match they were to have in 2000, where neither wanted to lose to the other.
Won his debut match in 1986 with the wrestling organization CWA Memphis against Tony Falk.
Has been managed by Brian James (aka "The Roadie"), Robert Welch (aka "Tennessee Lee"), Ronnie Gossett, 'Debra McMichael', Stacy Carter.
Has been tag team partners with Matt Osborne, Cody Michaels, 'Kerry Von Erich', 'Mil Mascaras', Billy Joe Travis, Bill Dundee, Jeff Gaylord, Brian Lawler (aka "Brian Christopher"), Jerry Lawler, Robert Welch, Owen Hart.
Early in his career, he used "Simply Irresistible" by Robert Palmer as his entrance music.
Had a very close relationship with former WWE writer Vince Russo.
Began wrestling at age 18
Stated he's never used steroids throughout his wrestling career
Had partial ownership of the United States Wrestling Association with his father, Jerry Jarrett, and Jerry Lawler.
Despite Dwayne Johnson (aka "The Rock") being billed as the first third-generation wrestler in WWE history, Jarrett is actually the first one. His father, Jerry Jarrett, was a wrestler/promoter, as well as his grandfather, Eddie Marlin, who was a wrestler/promoter.
Has 3 daughters, Joslyn, Jaclyn and Jeryn.
Now launching a new wrestling promotion called NWA-TNA with his father Jerry Jarrett [May 2002]
Is the current NWA World Heavyweight Champion in NWA:TNA [February 2004]
Lost the NWA Heavyweight Title to Sting at TNA Bound For Glory. [September 2006]
Has created a show on Fox Sports Net called TNA Wrestling Impact! which airs every Friday at 4PM and Midnight on Saturdays. [June 2004]
Left TNA because of his wife's death. [May 2007]
Owner of Global Force Wrestling.

Personal Quotes (6)

Don't piss me off!
That's J-E-Double F, J-A-Double R-E-Double T.
I'm the one with all the stroke around here.
Suck on that Slapnuts.
Listen up, Slap Nuts!
[answering what the appeal of professional wrestling is]: "To a critic, no explanation will do. To a fan, no explanation is needed."

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