WWE Hornswoggle’s Net worth, Age, Father, Son, Wife, Height and Nationality

How much is WWE Hornswoggle’s net worth? The professional wrestler from Oshkosh, Wisconsin has an estimated net worth of US$1.9 million. He is also an actor who is credited for appearing in the 2014 musical comedy crime film Muppets Most Wanted and Zach Lipovsky directed horror film, Leprechaun: Origins.

He made his debut in WWE in 2006 and was in the limelight when he was introduced as Vince McMahon‘s bastard son. He was also exposed as the Anonymous Raw General Manager from June 21, 2010, to July 18, 2011. As of now, he is contributing as a free agent.

What’s Hornswoggle’s real name?

His real name is Dylan Mark Postl. In addition to ‘Hornswoggle‘, he has wrestled with several ring names including Little Bastard, McMahon, Mini Delirious, Mini-Gator, Shortstack, La Vaca, Swoggle, The Big Deal, La Vaquita and Hardcore Wonder.

How old is Hornswoggle now? When was he born?

He was born on May 29, 1986, which makes his age be 35 years old as of 2021.

Where is Hornswoggle now? Did he retire?

He is currently wrestling for Impact Wrestling, the second largest wrestling promotion after WWE in the United States.  This means he has not retired from professional wrestling.

Is Hornswoggle really Finlay’s son? Who is his real father?

He made his first appearance on WWE on May 26, 2006, as ‘Little Bastard’, the leprechaun partner of wrestler Finlay. Hornswoggle and Finlay appeared in many matches and their bonding and emotional attachment made viewers think as if Hornswoggle is the real son of Finlay. As a part of the WWE storyline, Hornswoggle was presented as Mr. McMahon’s illegitimate son and was injured by John “Bradshaw” Layfield who revealed that Finlay is the father of Hornswoggle. Later, Finlay accepted the fact revealed by Layfield.


Hornswoggle in Real Life


Is Dylan Postl married?

Dylan Mark Postl isn’t married. He has no love life stories and nothing information about his wife or girlfriend is available. However, he has a son named Landon Postl but the detail of the baby’s mother isn’t revealed publicly. He frequently uploads picture of him with his son on his Instagram account.

How tall is Dylan Postl?

Dylan Postl aka Hornswoggle is one of the shortest wrestlers ever in WWE history. He has a short height of 4 feet and 5 inches or 1.35m. His billed weight is 142 lb or 64 kilograms. He seems to be stronger in Impact Wrestling than in his past wrestling career in WWE.

What is his nationality?

He is American as his birthplace is Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States.

Instagram and Twitter

He is very excited about using social networking sites where he updates his followers on a regular basis. His Instagram account is reachable @wwehornswoggle where he has managed over 200k followers. He has garnered over 600k followers on Twitter @wwehornswoggle.

How to email Hornswoggle?

As mentioned on his Twitter account, one can send business inquiries to [email protected] in order to contact him.

Wrestling career

He made his wrestling debut with the ring name “Hardcore Wonder’ from FVWA (Fox Valley Wrestling Alliance). He was in the limelight when he turned the winner of the NWA Wisconsin X Division Championship in 2005. With Devin Diamond, he earned the SSW Tag Team Championship in May 2006. As he grabbed an opportunity to sign with WWE, he relinquished the title.


Hornswoggle and Finlay


He made his televised debut on WWE as ‘Little Bastard’ on SmackDown on May 26, 2006. He was featured as the leprechaun partner of Finlay where he came out from under the ring and humped on Finlay’s opponent Paul Burchill.

Postl made his regular appearances where he used to attack Finlay’s opponents after the match. He was seen as being more aggressive and was out of control while attacking Gunner Scott where he bit Finlay who was trying to stop him. He played a crucial role in helping Finlay earn the WWE United States Championship by knocking out the Champion Bobby Lashley.

His character name was changed to “Hornswoggle’ from ‘Little Bastard’ on February 23, 2007. He also helped Finlay to defeat Mr. Kennedy on March 30. He tried to interfere with Kennedy on behalf of Finlay during the Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania 23 where he was hit by Kennedy. Finlay took revenge for Hornswoggle by attacking Mr. Kennedy on the following edition of SmackDown and challenged him for a handicap match. However, Mr. Kennedy apologized for his mistake after which he teamed with Finlay.

On July 22, 2007, he defeated Jamie Noble in a Cruiserweight Open at The Great American Bash which made him earn the WWE Cruiserweight Championship. It was a very interesting match where other participants were unaware that he was one of the participants and won the match by pinning Jamie Noble. After this, he started having a feud with Jamie Noble whom he defeated by countout in the next week on SmackDown. In his next appearance, he attacked Noble and spayed a fire extinguisher on him and pushed him into Kane who chokeslammed Noble.

It was revealed that Hornswoggle was the illegitimate son of WWE’s CEO Mr. McMahon who gave him matches against wrestlers who are larger in size. He was also set to face The Great Khali at Survivor Series on November 18, 2007. He lost by disqualification when Finlay interrupted the match attacking Khali. Finlay and Khali faced Armageddon where Finlay defeated Khali with the aid of Hornswoggle.

Hornswoggle faced The Great Khali again on the 15th Anniversary of Raw during which he received aid from Hulk Hogan. He faced his father Mr. McMahon in a steel cage match on the February 18 episode of Raw where he was whipped with a leather belt by Mr. McMahon. After the match, McMahon allowed JBL to beat up Hornswoggle during which Finlay was handcuffed to the ring ropes. As a part of the storyline, WWE announced that Hornswoggle went through spinal trauma and bleeding of the brain.

He made his return on the April 18 episode of SmackDown where he became victorious over Tadpole Splash. With Finlay, he was drafted to the ECW brand during the 2008 WWE Supplemental Draft. The duo was defeated by The Miz and John Morrison for the WWE Tag Team Championship at Night of Champions on June 29, 2008.

He was drafted to the Raw brand on April 13, 2009, after which he began a feud with Chavo Guerrero. Later, he started wearing D-Generation X clothing and received legal notice not to use the clothing from onwards. Later, he was introduced as DX’s official mascot. Triple H announced that Hornswoggle is the new D-X midget on December 21, 2009.

He teamed with DX to defeat The Big Show, Jon Heder and The Miz in a six-man tag team match. He was drafted back to SmackDown during the 2010 WWE Supplemental Draft on WWE.com. At Bragging Rights, he turned as the official mascot for the SmackDown team. Very surprising news came when the fact of him being the Anonymous Raw General Manager was revealed.

He won a battle royal on the November 29, 2011, holiday edition of SmackDown where he eliminated Sheamus at the last. The win made him earn a wish from Santa Claus (Mick Foley). He wished he could develop his ability to verbally communicate. He faced Heath Slater in an Over the Top Rope Challenge and turned victorious.


Hornswoggle vs Big Wrestlers


He developed an alliance with Justin Gabriel and started a feud with Heath Slater and Cody Rhodes. As a personal mascot, he was introduced to Theodore Long’s WrestleMania XXVIII team on the March 23 episode of SmackDown.

He was seen with a Randy Orton doll on October 12, 2012, while Ricardo Rodriguez was looking for real Randy Orton. Later, he was seen associating himself with Natalya and The Great Khali. As per the storyline, he got injured by Big E Langston after a match where Natalya and The Great Khali lost to AJ Lee and Dolph Ziggler.

He surprised the audience by turning heel revealing as the mascot for 3MB which includes Drew McIntyre, Heath Slater and Jinder Mahal. He was defeated by El Torito in a WeeLC match at Extreme Rules on May 4, 2014. He got suspended from WWE for 30 days on September 28, 2015, and the reason was his violation of the company’s Wellness policy. He was released from WWE on May 6, 2016, after which he returned to AXW which is also his hometown promotion.

He was signed by Global Force Wrestling and WrestlePro and started making an appearance with the ring name ‘Swoggle.’ On June 11, 2016, he made his debut for the promotion where he defeated Brian Myers. Pennsylvania based wrestling promotion Chikara announced that he would appear in the ring name ‘The Big Deal’.


Hornswoggle vs McMahon


He made his appearance on Impact Wrestling on the December 15, 2016 episode featuring as the partner of Rockstar Spud. He and Robbie E were defeated by Spud and Aron Rex on January 19, episode of Impact Wrestling. He continued his feud with Spud who attacked him with a hammer after entering through the crowd on June 1, 2017. Impact Wrestling’s website removed his profile on November 13, 2017, marking his departure from the company.

On October 20, 2019, he made his return to Impact Wrestling participating in a Gold gauntlet match. He made a surprise return at Bound for Glory 2020 in Impact Wrestling on October 24, 2020.

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