How much is WWE Buddy Murphy’s net worth? The former WWE Raw Tag Team Champion has an estimated net worth of US$2.4 million. Before entering WWE, he used to wrestle for Australian wrestling promotion Melbourne City Wrestling (MCW) and Professional Championship Wrestling (PCW) under the ring name ‘Matt Silva.’ He has earned multiple titles including the NXT Tag Team Championship and the WWE Cruiserweight Championship. He appeared into the limelight with his association with Seth Rollins whom he feuded later having a romantic relationship with Aalyah Gutiérrez, the daughter of Rey Mysterio.
How old is Murphy?
He was born on 26 September 1988, which makes his age be 33 years old as of 2021. Murphy’s zodiac sign is Libra considering his birthday.
He is from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and is Australian by nationality. From his successful wrestling career, he set a record of being the first Australian to hold a championship in WWE.
What is his real name?
Australian professional wrestler Murphy’s birth name is Matthew Adams. He has also popular by his ring name ‘Matt Silva’ and is nicknamed as ‘The Juggernaut.’
How tall is Murphy? How much he weighs?
Matthew Adams (Murphy) stands at a tall height of 5 feet and 11 inches or 180.5 cm. He weighs about 103 kilograms or 227 pounds and carries a muscular build body structure.
Race and physical appearances
He belongs to the white ethnicity (race) and has dark brown colored eyes. His hair’s color is light brown which usually comes in front of his forehead. His muscular physique and light brown slicked-back haircut are his major body distinctive features.
Was Murphy married to Alexa Bliss?
He was never married to American wrestler Alexa Bliss. He proposed her in December 2015. Bliss used to manage him and his teammate Wesley Blake. The couple started living together in early 2016 and they were accompanied by three pet dogs and a pet pig (named Larry Steve). They broke up in September 2018 but the news came later in May 2019 only. As per the reports, Murphy and Bliss are still good friends despite having a broken relationship.
Is Murphy dating Mysterio’s daughter?
He was the part of WWE storyline presenting him having a romance with Rey Mysterio’s daughter Aalyah Gutiérrez. Aalyah is an Instagram star who is noted for her frequent appearances in the WWE. They aren’t dating in real life. Initially, Aalyah was supporting her father and brother Dominik Mysterio who were having a feud with Rollins and Muphy.
Murphy was attacked by the entire Mysterio family inside the ring including Aalyah in the 7th September Raw episode of WWE. Aalyah even beat him with Cando stick. Later, it was revealed that Aalyah started developing feelings for him and even kissed him in front of her father and brother on the 30 October episode of Smackdown in 2020. He helped Rey Mysterio defeat Rollins on the 13 November episode of SmackDown in a No Holds Barred Match. On the 13 November episode of SmackDown, he defeated Rollins while Aalyah with her brother and father in the ringside were supporting him.
If you think that Murphy and Aalyah are dating in their real life, you’re absolutely wrong. Their love story is a part of the storyline and they have different ways in their real life.
How much does Buddy Murphy make? What is his salary?
Murphy has been experiencing a significant rise in his net worth which is contributed by his impressive amount of salary. His actual remuneration hasn’t been disclosed but can be estimated to be between US$200,000 to US$740,000.
He was enrolled at Berwick Secondary College from where he received his graduation in 2005.
On 8 September 2007, he made his debut at Professional Championship Wrestling (PCW) as ‘Matt Silva.’ He defeated Adam Brooks and Diaz after teaming with Jacko Lantern. On 3 December 2010, he defeated Danny Psycho making him earn the PCW State Championship. Regarding his Melbourne City Wrestling (MCW) career, he earned the MCW Heavyweight Championship on 28 January 2012, after being victorious over Slex. He was able to retain the title for 293 days.
He made a big breakthrough on 17 March 2013, by signing with WWE for a developmental contract after which he was assigned to NXT. He made his debut at an NXT house show where he teamed with Troy McClain and Sawyer Fulton to face Wesley Blake, Colin Cassady and Angelo Dawkins. He teamed with Elias Samson to face The Ascension (Big Kon and Vik) 15 May 2014 episode of NXT where they faced a loss.
He teamed with Wesley Blake and participated in the number one contender tag team tournament where they were defeated by The Lucha Dragons (Kalisto and Sin Cara) in the first round. They also lost to Aiden English and Simon Gotch (The Vaudevillains) multiple times.
They got victorious against The Vaudevillains on 21 January 2015 episode of NXT after which they faced The Lucha Dragons in a title match. Their win made them earn the NXT Tag Team Championship.
He along with Blake distracted Carmella who was facing Alexa Bliss on 13 May episode of NXT. Alexa Bliss helped Blake and Murphy while they were facing Amore and Cassady for NXT Tag Team Championship. They lost their title at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn on May 20, 2015.
They lost to Shinsuke Nakamura and Austin Aries18 May 2016 episode of NXT after which the team split. However, they managed to reunite and faced TM-61 (Nick Miller and Shane Thorne) following a miscommunication between the two.
He interrupted Nakamura and announced him as a singles competitor and faced Nakamura which he lost. He faced Bobby Roode and Elias Samson after teaming with Tye Dillinger. This match turned to be his last NXT appearance after which he was called up to the main roster.
He worked hard to lose 25 pounds and worked for competing on the 205 Live brands in early 2018. For the Cruiserweight Championship tournament, he made his debut 20 February episode of 205 Live where he turned victorious against Ariya Daivari in the first round. However, he was defeated by Mustafa in the quarter-finals.
He participated in a fatal four-way match on 27 March episode of 205 Live where he defeated Akira Tozawa, Kalisto and TJP at the Cruiserweight Championship. He attacked the new WWE Cruiserweight Champion Cedric Alexander on the 10 April episode of 205 Live. He was removed from the match and the 205 Live rosters after failing his mandatory weigh-in but later he managed to maintain his weight. He defeated Ali in a rematch on the 8 May episode of 205 Live.
He earned the Cruiserweight Championship by defeating Alexander in his hometown of Melbourne on 6 October at Super Show-Down, marking his first single title win. He went to retain his title by defeating Mustafa Ali and Alexander at Survivor Series and TLC respectively.
He retained his title by defeating Hideo Itami, Akira Tozawa and Kalisto in a fatal four-way match on 27 January 2019. In the following month, he defended his title against Tozawa at Elimination Chamber. He lost his title to Tony Nese at the WrestleMania 35 Kickoff Show on April 7, 2019. He lost again in the rematch on the 9 April episode of 205 Live.
He was drafted to the SmackDown brand on 16 April 2019, after which he competed in the 51-Man Battle Royal at Super ShowDown. He was physically intimidated by Roman Reigns who was attacked by scaffolding fell from an unknown person. Murphy was physically intimidated because he was seen in the background of the event but later it was known that the unknown attacker was Eric Rowan.
He got victorious against Apollo Crews by disqualification at SummerSlam on August 11, 2019. He faced Roman Reigns in his in-ring debut for SmackDown but lost to him. He made a victory against Daniel Bryan and later he was the participant in the King of the Ring tournament involving fifteen other competitors. He got eliminated in the first round on the 27 August episode of SmackDown Live where he lost to Mustafa Ali.
He was drafted to the Raw brand on 14 October 2019 and faced Cedric Alexander in his debut match. He continued his winning journey by defeating R-Truth, Matt Hardy, Akira Tozawa, Cedric Alexander and Zack Ryder. On 31 October 2019, he participated 20-man battle royal at Crown Jewel where he failed to grab the opportunity to face AJ Styles for the United States Championship. Towards the end of 2019, he started a feud with Aleister Black with whom he lost at TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs.
He started accompanying AOP and “Monday Night Messiah” Seth Rollins and the team defeated Kevin Owens, Samoa Joe and Big Show. After being the disciple of the stable, he and Rollins faced The Viking Raiders (Erik and Ivar) making them become the winner of the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship.
On February 7, 2020, the ring name of the Australian wrestler was shortened to ‘Murphy’ only and he defended his title with Rollins against The Street Profits at Super ShowDown. However, they lost their title in a rematch that took place on 2 March episode of Raw.
He faced Rey Mysterio in a Money in the Bank ladder match qualifier where he lost the match on the 20 April episode of Raw. He saved Rollins from Drew McIntyre’s attack in the following week. He was kept in a match against McIntyre, where he was defeated.
In a tag team match teamed by Rollins and Murphy against Mysterio and Aleister Black, Rollins internally attacked Mysterio. Following this event, he started a rivalry with Black whereas Rollins started a feud with Mysterio.
They feuded with Mysterio continued where Mysterio’s son Dominik Mysterio was also involved. They were defeated by the father-son team at Payback on August 30, 2020. They lost the match because Murphy accidentally kicked Rollins after which tension raised between them. Murphy was viciously attacked by Rollins when he tried to interfere Steel Cage match between Dominik and Rollins on the 14 September episode of Raw where Murphy accidentally slammed the door against Rollins.
He was part of the storyline including Mysterio’s daughter Aalyah where he apologized to her for his behavior towards her family. This made Aalyah realize that Murphy was not bad as Rollins and later he turned his face for the first time when Rollins refuses to ask for an apology.
He was kissed by Aalyah inside the ring in front of Rey and Dominik Mysterio. He helped Rey Mysterio defeat Rollins on the 13 November episode of SmackDown. After the conclusion of the match, he shook his hands with Rey and Dominik.