How much is the net worth of WWE Cedric Alexander? The former winner of the WWE Cruiserweight Championship has an estimated net worth of US$1.01 million. He is currently performing under the Raw brand as part of the stable called The Hurt Business alongside Bobby Lashley, Montel Vontavious Porter (MVP) and Shelton Benjamin. He is also recognized for winning Raw Tag Team Champions with Benjamin. Before WWE, he has wrestled for Ring of Honor from 2010 to 2016.
When was Cedric born?
He was born on August 16, 1989.
Considering his date of birth, he is 32 years old as of 2021.
Charlotte, North Carolina, the United States
He was born Cedric Alexander Johnson but is famous by his ring name. He has also used ‘Gary Garbutt’ as his ring name in the past.
Height and weight
Cedric Alexander stands at an average height of 5 feet and 10 inches or 1.78 m. He weighs about 93 kilograms or 205 pounds making him well-balanced as per his height. He is always credited for his masculine body and his outstanding athletic fitness.
Is Alexander married? Who is his wife?
He is married to fellow professional wrestler Aerial Monroe. His wife is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling and is also known for being the Phoenix of a rising champion. They got married in June 2018. The pair is blessed with a daughter named Adessah (AJ) from their relationship.
How did he start his professional wrestling career?
In his early career, he used to wrestle for dark matches for Ring of Honor (ROH) in the year 2010. The following year, he started performing for ROH on a regular basis. He became popular after performing together with Caprice Coleman as the tag team called the C&C Wrestle Factory.
The C&C Wrestle Factory participated in the Tag team gauntlet match on December 23 at Final Battle 2011 where they successfully eliminated the Bravado Brothers for a future ROH World Tag Team Championship title shot. They lost to Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team at Showdown in the Sun Chapter 1. Johnson lost to Tommaso Ciampa on the following day. They lost to S.C.U.M. (Jimmy Jacobs and Steve Corino) at Death Before Dishonor X: State of Emergency. They were able to continue their victory against the Bravado Brothers again on October 13.
They got victorious against ACH and TaDarius Thomas at Border Wars 2013 on May 4. They partnered with Jay Lethal in a winning effort against Matt Taven, Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly at Relentless on May 18. Johnson lost to Davey Richards at Live And Let Die on July 8, 2013.
Johnson defeated Andrew Everett at Wrestling’s Finest that took place on January 25, 2014. He lost to Jimmy Jacobs in the following month at State Of The Art. He teamed with Adam Page and Mark Briscoe to face Jimmy Jacobs, Roderick Strong and B.J. Whitmer but lost to them at the 12th Anniversary Show.
He teamed with Adam Page in a losing effort against The Decade at Raising The Bar – Day 1. The following day, he lost to Kevin Steen. He also lost to Michael Elgin at Flyin’ High and Roderick Strong at Supercard of Honor VIII. He lost reDRagon at Second To None where he was teaming with Andrew Everett. He was able to record a win against Roderick Strong at Global Wars. He also appeared at War of the Worlds where he made a surprise attack from behind to The Decade. After this incident, he has put a submission match against Roderick Strong where he became victorious at Best in the World.
He put to an end of the Moose’s undefeated streak on May 16, 2015, at Global Wars ’15 by turning heel and hitting him with a wrench. He revealed an announcement of him departing from ROH on May 14, 2016.
The following month of his departure from ROH, he was introduced as a participant in WWE’s Cruiserweight Classic tournament on June 13, 2016. During the tournament, he faced Clement Petiot in the first round and got victorious. However, he lost to Kota Ibushi which made him eliminate from the tournament on July 14, 2016. He earned huge support from the audiences who were chanting “please sign Cedric”. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter’s Dave Meltzer rated him with a 4 1⁄2-star.
He was announced as part of the upcoming cruiserweight division on the August 29 episode of Raw and made his debut on the September 19 episode of Raw in a fatal four-way match. He marked his first win on the September 26 episode of Raw where he teamed with Rich Swann in a winning effort against Drew Gulak and Lince Dorado. He was seen starting an on-screen relationship with Alicia Fox on the December 6 episode of 205 Live. The same night, he lost to Noam Dar who dedicated his win to Alicia Fox. This incident made them have a feud and face each other on the December 19 episode of Raw where Alexander came out as a winner. He revealed his decision to have a break-up with Fox on the January 10, 2017 episode of 205 Live.
It was revealed that he had a knee injury which would made him out of the ring for more than three months. On the May 23 episode of 205 Live, he made his return recording a win against Johnny Boone. He ended his feud with Dar by defeating him in an “I Quit” match on the July 11 episode of 205 Live.
He became the winner of a fatal four-way match on the December 11 episode of Raw making him able to face Drew Gulak in order to earn a title match for the Cruiserweight Championship against Enzo Amore. He was able to defeat Gulak which made him turn the number one contender to the Cruiserweight championship. He defeated Enzo Amore on the January 8, 2018 episode of Raw. Later, the title was vacated when Amore was released from WWE.
After this, a tournament was arranged to determine the new Cruiserweight Championship in which Alexander defeated Gran Metalik, TJP, Roderick Strong and Mustafa Ali in the first round, quarterfinals, semi-finals and final at WrestleMania 34 on April 8.
While he was having his championship celebration, he got attacked by Buddy Murphy on the following episode of 205 Live. He recorded his first title defense against Kalisto at the Greatest Royal Rumble event on April 27, 2018. He also defeated Buddy Murphy on the May 29 episode of 205 Live to retain his title. He continued his winning streak by defeating Hideo Itami and Drew Gulak. However, he lost the title to Buddy Murphy on October 6, 2018, marking his first televised loss in that year.
He and Mustafa Ali teamed together to defeat Tony Nese and Murphy after which he earned a title shot against Murphy. He was able to earn the rematch for the title but became unsuccessful in regaining it at TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs.
He lasted until the finals of a tournament for the title at WrestleMania 35 but lost to Tony Nese. He was drafted to the Raw brand as part of the 2019 WWE Superstar Shake-up and made his debut against Cesaro. He lost his debut match for the brand on the April 22 episode of Raw. He was able to win the 24/7 Championship from R-Truth on the June 24 episode of Raw. However, he immediately lost the title to EC3. He (disguised as Gary Garbutt) teamed with Roman Reigns to face Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre. He set his first victory on the brand by defeating Drew McIntyre.
the King of the Ring tournament where he got victorious against Sami Zayn in the first round. In the quarter-finals, he lost to Baron Corbin after being attacked by AJ Styles, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. He pinned AJ Styles in a 10 man tag team match, making him earn a title shot match for the United States Championship. However, he lost to Styles at Clash of Champions on September 15, 2019. He challenged Styles again for the championship but was lost again.
Turning heel and joining The Hurt Business
He formed a tag team with Ricochet on the April 6, 2020 episode of Raw and they became victorious against Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan. Both Alexander and Ricochet started feud with Bobby Lashley, MVP and Shelton Benjamin (The Hurt Business). They faced Lashley and MVP but was defeated on the July 6 episode of Raw. After this, MVP approached Alexander to join the Hurt Business.
Alexander marked a win against Benjamin in the August 13 episode of Raw making him earn the 24/7 title but couldn’t retain it longer as he lost the title back to Benjamin later on in the night. He turned heel by attacking his ag team partners Ricochet and Apollo Crews on the September 7 episode of Raw as they were facing a six-man tag team match against The Hurt Business.
After this, he started teaming with Benjamin and began a feud for the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship with Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods (The New day). They defeated The New Day at TLC on December 20, 2020 making them earn WWE Raw Tag Team Championship.
One can find Cedric Alexander on video games like WWE 2K18, WWE 2K19 and WWE 2K20.
He is active on Twitter @CedricAlexander where he has managed more than 160k followers.
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