How much is WWE AJ Styles’ net worth? One of the world’s best professional wrestlers A.J. has an estimated net worth of US% 5.5 million. In addition to WWE, he is also known for his time with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), Ring of Honor (ROH) and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). By October 2020, he started associating with Jordan Omogbehin who appeared with the ring name Omos who started acting as his bodyguard helping him in the coming matches.
How much money do AJ Styles make?
He is one of the highest-paid wrestlers in WWE ranked within No.10. As per some online reports, he earned nearly $2.2 million in 2020. We can expect a significant rise in his income in 2021 too.
His birth name is Allen Neal Jones.
Jones was born on June 2, 1977, which makes his age be 44 years old as of 2021.
Height and weight
He stands at a perfect height of 5 feet and 11 inches or 1.8m. His billed weight is 99 kilograms or 128 pounds. He is always credited for his fitness level and outstanding athletic behavior.
He is a devout Christian and he has clearly mentioned that God is his first priority in his life. He says God first then his family. Further, he also loves listening to Christian hip hop music.
During the coronavirus pandemic, he was tested positive for COVID-19 in August 2020. However, he was able to quickly recover and his health condition was not severe.
Who is AJ Styles’s wife?
He is married to Wendy Jones, a school teacher since 2000. They have already enjoyed successful two decades of happy conjugal life together. They reside in Gainesville, Georgia with their four children.
With his wife, he welcomed his first child as a son named Ajay Covell Jones on May 3, 2005. Their second son named Avery Jones on valentine’s day of 2007. On September 15, 2009, they expanded their family life welcoming a third child as a son again named Albey Jones.
Ajay’s middle name is taken from the last name of AJ’s best friend Daniel Covell who is popular by ring name Christopher Daniels. AJ is a family man who has put down a large tattoo on the right side of his torso mentioning initials and birth dates of his first three children as “AJ 05-03-05 02-14-07 09-15-09”. When his daughter was born in 2016, he expanded the tattoo reading “10-08-14”.
Storyline marriage with Karen Angle
He was part of the storyline having a marriage with a professional wrestling valet and personality, Karen Angle in February 2008. During that time, she was the wife of Kurt Angle who accused Styles and Karen of having an affair where both denied it and stated their relationship having nothing more than friendship. After this, AJ quit The Angle Alliance and faced Kurt Angle Slammiversary where he won following a distraction by Karen. He also defeated Kurt in a Last Man Standing match and on an episode of Impact! Where he beat Kurt for his Olympic gold medal. Their feud came to an end when he was asked to return the medal back to Kurt by Jeff Jarrett.
Social networking sites
Find him on Instagram @ajstylesp1 where he has garnered over 2.4 million followers. He has also massive followers on his Twitter handle @ajstylesorg.
About his early life
He was born in 1977 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina. He went through poverty during his early days and his family life was having serious issues because of his alcoholic and abusive father. They couldn’t even afford cable television and spending on luxurious items was just a dream for them. He developed a passion for wrestling but was deprived of watching professional wrestling on television.
He attended Johnson High School in Gainesville, Georgia from where he graduated in 1996. He attended Anderson University in Anderson, South Carolina after securing a partial wrestling scholarship. However, he left college in order to initiate a professional wrestling career. He went to a professional wrestling school for which he started working at several jobs including driving an ambulance.
Early wrestling career
In 1998, he made his debut after earning training from Rick Michaels. He started wrestling as a masked wrestler named Mr. Olympia in the Georgia-based National Championship Wrestling (NCW) promotion where he recorded a loss in his first singles against Michael Brooks. The following year, he won the Television Championship of the promotion. When NCW changed to NWA Wildside after merging with NWA Georgia, he was renamed A.J. Styles.
He was signed to World Championship Wrestling (WCW) where he appeared as Air Styles and teamed with Paris to form a tag team named Air Raid. They participated a tournament for the newly created WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship on the March 5, 2001 episode of Nitro where they lost to Kid Romeo and Elix Skipper in the first round. He secured his first tryout match for WWF against Rick Michaels (his trainer) on July 9, 2001. Although he won the match by performing a Shooting Star Press but wasn’t able to secure a contract with the promotion.
In 2002, he appeared in WWF for making two appearances including a losing effort against The Hurricane (taped on January 21) and Rico Constantino (taped on January 22). He was offered to join the Heartland Wrestling Association (HWA) developmental territory for which he needed to relocate to Cincinnati, Ohio which Jones refused. On February 24, 2002, he made his debut for Australian promotion, World Wrestling All-Stars (WWA) appearing against Christopher Daniels, Low Ki, Tony Mamaluke, Shark Boy, and Super Nova in a six-way cruiserweight match. He also made his debut in the East Coast Wrestling Association (ECWA) appearing at promotions’6th annual Super 8 tournament on March 2. In the first round, he defeated Xavier and reached the finals by winning against The Amazing Red in his semi-finals. However, he lost to Donovan Morgan in the final. He also appeared in the Frontier Wrestling Alliance (FWA) where he suffered a loss against Jonny Storm in his first match for the promotion.
In 2002, he made his Ring of Honor (ROH) debut appearing in its third show where he turned a main eventer in a short period of time. He signed with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) in May 2002 for a non-exclusive contract. On June 4 episode of Impact!. 2004, he won a four-way match for being the number one contender to the X Division Championship. The following week, he defeated Frankie Kazarian making him a three-time X Division Champion. He made four appearances for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) during the partnership between TNA and NJPW.
WWE started covering the rumors of AJ Styles leaving NJPW which was later confirmed that he has signed with the promotion on January 20, 2016. He participated in the Royal Rumble pay-per-view on January 24, entering at number 3 where he got eliminated by Kevin Owens after eliminating Curtis Axel and Tyler Breeze. He faced Chris Jericho on February 21, 2016, at Fastlane where he secured a win against him through submission. Later, they managed to form a tag team called “Y2AJ” and together they became able to win against The New Day (Big E and Kofi Kingston).
On March 7, they faced The New Day for the WWE Tag Team Championship but became failed this time. After the conclusion of the match, Jericho attacked Styles ending the team officially. They started interfering with each other in their respective matches. Styles unsuccessfully challenged Jericho for a match at WrestleMania 32 that took place on April 3, 2016.
He became the winner of the fatal four-way match on the following episode of Raw making him the number one contender for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Roman Reigns. He formed an alliance with Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. He lost to Roman Reigns by pinfall at Payback on May 1. He became unsuccessful again in the rematch at Extreme Rules in an Extreme Rules match on May 22, 2016. The match experienced interference from both sides, Gallows and Anderson as well as Jey and Jimmy Uso (The Usos).
He was seen welcoming returning John Cena on the May 30 episode of Raw but attacked him along with his alliance. On June 19, 2016, Styles defeated Cena with the help of Gallows and Anderson’s interference. He, Gallows and Anderson was defeated by Cena. Big Cass and Enzo Amore in a six-man tag team match. He split with his alliance during the 2016 WWE draft, where he was drafted to the SmackDown brand whereas his alliance was drafted to the Raw brand.
On August 21, 2016, he faced Cena once again at SummerSlam and turn victorious. He started claiming himself as the “the Face That Runs the Place” as well as the “new face of WWE” following the victory. After this, he defeated Dean Ambrose on September 11 making him become the WWE World Champion for the first time. He retained his title in a rematch against Ambrose and also defended it against Cena and Ambrose in a triple threat match at No Mercy.
He joined the Team SmackDown alongside Shane McMahon, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt and Ambrose to face the 5-on-5 Survivor Series match against Team Raw. He defended the title again against Ambrose on December 4 at TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs following the interference from James Ellsworth. After this, he continued his feud with Cena who defeated him at the 2017 Royal Rumble on January 29, 2017, making him lose his title.
He participated in Elimination Chamber on February 12, 2017, for the WWE Championship against Cena, Ambrose, Bray Wyatt, Baron Corbin and The Miz. Wyatt came out as a winner whom he faced in a triple threat match along with Cena. Because of failing to regain the title, the frustration made him began a feud with SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon. On April 2, 2017, they faced at WrestleMania 33 where he emerged as a winner.
He started a rivalry with then WWE Champion, Jinder Mahal on the October 17 episode of SmackDown. The following week, he competed against Finn Balor where Wyatt was earlier scheduled to face Balor in the match. He won the WWE Championship for the second time after defeating Jinder Mahal on the November 7 episode of SmackDown. The win made him replace Mahal to face Brock Lesnar in the champion vs. champion match at Survivor Series.
He defeated Mahal on December 17, 2017, through submission. He started having a feud with Owens and Sami Zayn and faced a handicap championship match at the Royal Rumble where he came out as a winner. On March 11, 2018, he defended his title in a six-pack challenge at Fastlane involving Owens, Zayn, Baron Corbin, Cena and Dolph Ziggler. Later, his new feud started with Royal Rumble winner Shinsuke Nakamura whom he defeated at WrestleMania 34 on April 8, 2018. He retained his title against Nakamura at Greatest Royal Rumble, Backlash and Money in the Bank.
On July 15, 2018, he defended his title against Rusev. He also started a feud with Samoa Joe whom he lost through disqualification at SummerSlam on August 19. Their feud became so serious that Joe claimed that he would become the “new daddy” by defeating Styles. Styles defeated Joe in controversial fashion in a rematch at Hell in a Cell. He also went to defeat Joe at Super Show-Down and Crown Jewel. He also defeated Daniel Bryan on the October 30 episode of SmackDown Live. Later, he lost the title to Bryan on the November 13 episode of SmackDown Live. He failed to regain his title at TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs on December 16, 2018.
He defeated United States Champion Ricochet in a non-title match on the June 24 episode of Raw. He attacked Ricochet with help of Anderson and Gallows. Styles with his alliance renamed themselves as “The O.C.” (“Original Club”). He was able to retain his title against Ricochet at SummerSlam on August 11, 2019.
He also retained his title against Cedric Alexander and Humberto Carrillo on September 15, 2019, and October 31, 2019, respectively. He lost his title to Rey Mysterio on the November 25 episode of Raw. He entered the Royal Rumble match on January 26, 2020, at number 18 where he got eliminated by Edge.
He lost to The Undertaker in a gauntlet match for the Tuwaiq Trophy. He also lost to Aleister Black at Elimination Chamber after the interference from The Undertaker. He challenged the Dead Man at WrestleMania 36 where he lost in a Boneyard match in the main event. On the June 12 episode of SmackDown, 2020, he marked victory against Daniel Bryan making him become the new Intercontinental Championship winner. He defended his title against Gran Metalik, Drew Gulak and Matt Riddle. On the August 21 episode of SmackDown, he lost the title to Jeff Hardy and also failed to use the rematch opportunity to regain the title in a triple threat ladder match also involving Sami Zayn.
In late 2020, he started appearing with Nigerian-born American professional wrestler Omos who is 7 feet and 3 inches tall in height. Omos has helped him frequently during the match and his presence is sufficient for his opponents to lose confidence.
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