How much is WWE Wesley Blake’s net worth? The former NXT Tag Team Championship winner has an estimated net worth of US$750,000. He portrayed a cowboy gimmick in NXT in his debut year after which he teamed with Buddy Murphy. They were managed by Alexa Bliss who was engaged to Murphy. He formed a stable named The Forgotten Sons with Steve Cutler and Jaxson Ryker which has been working on the SmackDown brand.
What is his real name?
Blake’s real name is Cory James Weston. In addition to Wesley Blake, he had performed as Cory Weston and Blake in the ring.
How old is Wesley Blake?
He was born on September 4, 1987, which makes his age be 34 years old as of 2021.
Is he married? Who is his wife?
He is married to television personality and professional wrestler, Sara Lee who is noted for being the female winner of the sixth season of the WWE competition Tough Enough. They celebrated their wedding on December 30, 2017. Their first child as a daughter named Piper Weston was born before their marriage on May 1, 2017. They expanded their family life by welcoming a second child as a son named Brady Weston on February 27, 2019.
How tall is Wesley Blake?
Blake stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch or 185 cm. His billed weight is 109 kilograms or 240 pounds. He has maintained a masculine body structure and is credited for his hard body workouts.
How was his early life?
His birthplace is San Marcos, Texas, and was raised by his single mother. He has memorable childhood days which he spent together with his younger sister.
Before entering the wrestling world, he was a footballer who initially played at the all-state high school level. He played as the middle linebacker for the Medina Valley Panthers in 2005. For his higher education, he attended the Texas State University where he played college football and also served as a strength instructor.
Early wrestling career
Wrestling was always his dream from an early age. As per reports, he wished to become a professional wrestler when he was 3 years old. He went to the Funking Conservatory, a Dory Funk Jr.’s professional wrestling school. He made his appearance under his real name on the school’s !Bang! TV show. He went to
He made a big breakthrough by being the new FC Heavyweight Champion and later turned the Florida Champion and the European Champion. In May 2013, he appeared in an eight-person tag team match against Jerry Lawler.
He appeared into the limelight after signing with WWE in June 2013 after which he was assigned to NXT in July 2013. On the January 22, 2014 episode of NXT, he made his television debut as ‘Wesley Blake’. He appeared in a cowboy character in his debut match where he lost to Adrian Neville. He also faced Sin Cara, Adam Rose and Mason Ryan. He teamed with Cal Bishop to face the Ascension (Vik and Big Kon) but lost the match.
He quit his cowboy character after which he formed a tag team with Buddy Murphy in August 2014. They were defeated by Kalisto and Sin Cara in the number one contender’s tag team tournament in the first round. They lost to the Vaudevillains (Aiden English and Simon Gotch) and The Lucha Dragons (Kalisto and Sin Cara) many times.
They got eliminated by The Ascension while determining the number one contenders to the NXT Tag Team Championship in October 2014. On the January 21, 2015 episode of NXT, they turned victorious against The Vaudevillains. They earned their first WWE title as NXT Tag Team Championship by defeating The Lucha Dragons.
They were billed by their last names, Blake and Murphy at NXT TakeOver: Rival on February 11, 2015, in a rematch against The Lucha Dragons where they retained their title. Later, they started a feud with Colin Cassady and Enzo Amore whom they defeated NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable making them retain their title. They were supported by Alexa Bliss whose interference helped them win the match.
They lost their title at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn against The Vaudevillians. He and Bliss moved away from Murphy after losing to Shinsuke Nakamura and Austin Aries on the May 18, 2016, episode of NXT. This indicated the split of the team and later both Blake and Murphy were placed in a match which ended in a no-contest following the interference from Samoa Joe.
He was absent for a long time on television after which he made his return on the May 10, 2017 episode of NXT where he confronted Drew McIntyre. He returned back to his cowboy look while facing McIntyre on the May 24, 2017, episode of NXT, but he lost the match. Later, he formed a tag team named “The Forgotten Sons” with Steve Cutler at NXT live events. The team made its debut on the August 29, 2018 episode of NXT. They defeated Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch in the first round of the 019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. They defeated Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven and Tyler Bate) in the second round. However, they lost to Ricochet and Aleister Black in the finals.
On June 1, 2019, they lost the fatal four-way ladder match for the vacant NXT Tag Team Championship which was won by Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford).
On April 10, 2020, episode of SmackDown, The Forgotten Sons joined by Jaxson Ryker made their debut where they turned victorious against the Lucha House Party. The trio attacked both SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day and Lucha House Party on the April 24 episode of SmackDown.
On the May 1 episode, they made their main roster in-ring debut where they turned victorious against The New Day in a non-title match. They started portraying as American patriots where Ryker and Cutler highlighted their services in the marines. When Jaxson Ryker tweeted in support of President Donald Trump, the gimmick was dropped following the serious backstage heat and backlash from many on social media.
He is a playable character in WWE 2K16 as ‘Blake’, a downloadable character and is also seen in WWE 2K17.