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Jeff Hardy is an American professional wrestler

InformationDetail
BirthdayAugust 31, 1977
NationalityAmerican
FamousProfessional Wrestler, Sportspersons, Wrestlers
City/StateNorth Carolina
SpousesBeth Britt
SiblingsMatt Hardy
Known asJeffrey Nero Hardy
Childrens Ruby Claire Hardy
Universities
  • Union Pines High School
Birth PlaceCameron, North Carolina, United States
Height188cm
GenderMale
FatherGilbert Hardy
MotherRuby Moore Hardy
Net Worth$12 million as of Nov 18,2016
Sun SignVirgo
Born inCameron, North Carolina, United States
Famous asProfessional Wrestler
Socials

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Who is Jeff Hardy?

Jeffrey Hardy is an American professional wrestler with numerous prestigious titles to his credit. He is currently signed to WWE on the Raw brand. His tag team with his brother Matt is called The Hardy Boyz and critics refer to them as one of the most exciting tag teams in wrestling history. Before joining WWE, Hardy performed for OMEGA, an independent wrestling promotion organization he ran with Matt. After signing with WWE, he initially worked as a jobber, before gaining prominence in the tag team division. Holding a total of 25 championships, Hardy is still acknowledged for his initial work during his first run with WWE. He took the wrestling world by storm, and is best known for his daredevil series of TLC matches. During his early stints, Hardy was known for his rebellious personality, but the controversial wrestler has now cleaned up his act, say critics. He is also known for his performances under the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), now known as Impact Wrestling. After almost a decade of absence from the organization, he returned to WWE—with whom he has a love-hate relationship—in 2017. Hardy is multi-talented. Besides wrestling, he has many other interests like riding bikes, writing poetry, playing guitar and drums. He also formed a band called “Peroxwhy?gen.”

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Childhood & Early Life

Jeffrey Nero Hardy was born on August 31, 1977, in Cameron, North Carolina, USA, to Gilbert and Ruby Moore Hardy. His elder brother is Matt Hardy. When Hardy was nine, his mother died due to brain cancer.

At the age of 12, he developed an interest in motocross, and in his ninth grade, he participated in his first race. He also played baseball, but had to stop as he injured his arm in a motocross race.

He attended Union Pines High School and his favorite subjects were US history and art. During high school, he also played football as a fullback and linebacker. He competed in amateur wrestling as well.

While still in high school, when asked to make a choice, he chose to sacrifice other sports for professional wrestling.

Career

In 1998, Jeff Hardy and Matt signed a contract with WWE (then known as WWF), and were placed under Raw, a section of the WWE. They formed a tag team called The Hardy Boyz.

In 2001, Jeff took up a challenge from 'The Undertaker' for the 'Undisputed Championship' title in a ladder match, which he lost. He competed on various occasions to achieve many singles titles, but was unsuccessful.

In 2002, when the brothers decided to part ways, Jeff Hardy continued with Raw. But as he failed a drug test, WWE management fired him in April 2003.

In 2004, he entered into a contract with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). After he fought with A.J. Styles for the X-Division title, he started scaling new heights in wrestling. He fought against Jeff Jarrett in a ladder match, which he lost.

In TNA's Lockdown April 2005 PPV event, he won a match against Raven. While with TNA, he won many matches, defeating many renowned wrestlers.

On August 4, 2006, he rejoined WWE, and in the first fight, he defeated 'Edge', who was the then WWE champion. He also vied with Johnny Nitro for the Intercontinental title, but lost.

On October 2, 2006 he defeated Nitro and gained back the Intercontinental title. However, the Intercontinental title kept going back and forth between Jeff and Nitro, which he managed to regain on November 13, 2006.

In November 2006, Jeff once again teamed up with his brother after almost five years, and defeated the 'Full Blood Italians'. At Survivor Series, they won over Team Rated-RKO with a clean sweep.

In April 2007, they won a 10-team match for the 'World Tag Team Championship'. In June, they gave away their titles to Cade and Murdoch. Jeff also lost the 'WWE championship scramble' match.

The Hardy Boyz began a feud with Cade and Murdoch, and retained the Championship at Backlash and Judgment Day. However, they dropped the titles on June 4, 2007.

When Umaga defeated Hardy at The Great American Bash to retain the Intercontinental Championship in July 2007, Hardy was abruptly taken off the WWE programing. Thus he found enough time to recover and heal, as he was injured from a bad fall in a match.

He returned on August 27, 2007 on a Raw edition beating Kennedy by disqualification after Umaga interfered. On September 3, he won his fourth Intercontinental Championship by defeating Umaga.

At Survivor Series in 2008, he faced Triple H to win the traditional elimination match. The feud continued at Armageddon, wherein he defeated Triple H to become the No. 1 contender for the WWE Championship.

In a triple threat match in December 2008, Hardy defeated 'Edge' and 'Triple H', and won the WWE Champion title, but in Royal Rumble 2009, he lost his title to Edge. However, he was named as one of the six men to compete in an elimination match at No Way Out, where he survived till only two were left, and was eventually defeated by Triple H.

On January 4, 2010, he returned to TNA on the first live episode of Impact! with Shannon Moore. At Lockdown, he defeated Anderson. Later he formed a tag team with him and defeated Robert Roode and James Storm in a match.

He became TNA World Heavyweight Champion in November 2010. On January 4, 2011, he made his debut for New Japan Pro Wrestling, where he defended the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.

In December 2011, at Final Resolution, he defeated Jarrett in a match to become the No. 1 contender to the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.

In January 2012, at Genesis, he defeated TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode via disqualification, so as a result, the title remained with Roode. On February 12, at Against All Odds, he was unable to capture the TNA World Heavyweight Championship from Roode.

In April 2012, at Lockdown, Hardy defeated Kurt Angle in a rematch. In May at Sacrifice, Anderson defeated him in a singles match. On the May 31 episode of Impact Wrestling, he won a voting to become the No. 1 contender to TNA Television Championship.

In November 2013, he entered the World Title Tournament. He reached the finals, but was defeated by Magnus. A frustrated Hardy quit TNA. In February 2014, he returned to TNA at Lockdown.

From December 2014 to March 2015, several employees re-signed with TNA Impact Wrestling, including Hardy. In March 2017, he left TNA to return to WWE with Matt in April 2017 for WWE WrestleMania 33. The Hardy Boyz became tag team champions for the seventh time.

Awards & Achievements

Jeff Hardy (with Matt) is a ten-time world tag team champion—six World Tag Team Championships, one WCW Tag Team Championship, and one ROH World Tag Team Championship.

As a singles wrestler, he is a six-time world champion. He has held TNA World Heavyweight Championship three times, WWE World Heavyweight Championship twice, and WWE Championship once.

He has won the Intercontinental Championship four times. Between WWE, TNA, and ROH, he has won 25 total championships.

Personal Life

Jeff Hardy met Beth Britt in 1999 and started dating. On October 19, 2010, their first daughter was born. Hardy and Britt got married on March 9, 2011. Their second daughter was born on December 31, 2015.

In March 2008, his house was burned in a fire, and his dog was killed in the accident.

He is artistic, and has constructed a 30-ft statue, which is found outside his recording studio.

His body is full of tattoos; the largest one starts on his head and finishes at his hand.

In October 2011, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 30 months of probation on charges of possessing anabolic steroids. He also had to pay a fine of $100,000.

In 2003, he formed a band, PeroxWhy?Gen, and released two albums and a few EPs.

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Jeff Hardy biography timelines

  • // 31st Aug 1977
    Jeffrey Nero Hardy was born on August 31, 1977, in Cameron, North Carolina, USA, to Gilbert and Ruby Moore Hardy. His elder brother is Matt Hardy. When Hardy was nine, his mother died due to brain cancer.
  • // 1998
    In 1998, Jeff Hardy and Matt signed a contract with WWE (then known as WWF), and were placed under Raw, a section of the WWE. They formed a tag team called The Hardy Boyz.
  • // 2001
    In 2001, Jeff took up a challenge from 'The Undertaker' for the 'Undisputed Championship' title in a ladder match, which he lost. He competed on various occasions to achieve many singles titles, but was unsuccessful.
  • // 2002 To Apr 2003
    In 2002, when the brothers decided to part ways, Jeff Hardy continued with Raw. But as he failed a drug test, WWE management fired him in April 2003.
  • // 2003
    In 2003, he formed a band, PeroxWhy?Gen, and released two albums and a few EPs.
  • // 2004
    In 2004, he entered into a contract with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). After he fought with A.J. Styles for the X-Division title, he started scaling new heights in wrestling. He fought against Jeff Jarrett in a ladder match, which he lost.
  • // Apr 2005
    In TNA's Lockdown April 2005 PPV event, he won a match against Raven. While with TNA, he won many matches, defeating many renowned wrestlers.
  • // 4th Aug 2006
    On August 4, 2006, he rejoined WWE, and in the first fight, he defeated 'Edge', who was the then WWE champion. He also vied with Johnny Nitro for the Intercontinental title, but lost.
  • // 2nd Oct 2006 To 13th Nov 2006
    On October 2, 2006 he defeated Nitro and gained back the Intercontinental title. However, the Intercontinental title kept going back and forth between Jeff and Nitro, which he managed to regain on November 13, 2006.
  • // Nov 2006
    In November 2006, Jeff once again teamed up with his brother after almost five years, and defeated the 'Full Blood Italians'. At Survivor Series, they won over Team Rated-RKO with a clean sweep.
  • // Apr 2007
    In April 2007, they won a 10-team match for the 'World Tag Team Championship'. In June, they gave away their titles to Cade and Murdoch. Jeff also lost the 'WWE championship scramble' match.
  • // 4th Jun 2007
    The Hardy Boyz began a feud with Cade and Murdoch, and retained the Championship at Backlash and Judgment Day. However, they dropped the titles on June 4, 2007.
  • // Jul 2007
    When Umaga defeated Hardy at The Great American Bash to retain the Intercontinental Championship in July 2007, Hardy was abruptly taken off the WWE programing. Thus he found enough time to recover and heal, as he was injured from a bad fall in a match.
  • // 27th Aug 2007
    He returned on August 27, 2007 on a Raw edition beating Kennedy by disqualification after Umaga interfered. On September 3, he won his fourth Intercontinental Championship by defeating Umaga.
  • // 2008
    At Survivor Series in 2008, he faced Triple H to win the traditional elimination match. The feud continued at Armageddon, wherein he defeated Triple H to become the No. 1 contender for the WWE Championship.
  • // Mar 2008
    In March 2008, his house was burned in a fire, and his dog was killed in the accident.
  • // Dec 2008 To 2009
    In a triple threat match in December 2008, Hardy defeated 'Edge' and 'Triple H', and won the WWE Champion title, but in Royal Rumble 2009, he lost his title to Edge. However, he was named as one of the six men to compete in an elimination match at No Way Out, where he survived till only two were left, and was eventually defeated by Triple H.
  • // 4th Jan 2010
    On January 4, 2010, he returned to TNA on the first live episode of Impact! with Shannon Moore. At Lockdown, he defeated Anderson. Later he formed a tag team with him and defeated Robert Roode and James Storm in a match.
  • // Nov 2010 To 4th Jan 2011
    He became TNA World Heavyweight Champion in November 2010. On January 4, 2011, he made his debut for New Japan Pro Wrestling, where he defended the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.
  • // Oct 2011
    In October 2011, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 30 months of probation on charges of possessing anabolic steroids. He also had to pay a fine of $100,000.
  • // Dec 2011
    In December 2011, at Final Resolution, he defeated Jarrett in a match to become the No. 1 contender to the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.
  • // Jan 2012
    In January 2012, at Genesis, he defeated TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode via disqualification, so as a result, the title remained with Roode. On February 12, at Against All Odds, he was unable to capture the TNA World Heavyweight Championship from Roode.
  • // Apr 2012
    In April 2012, at Lockdown, Hardy defeated Kurt Angle in a rematch. In May at Sacrifice, Anderson defeated him in a singles match. On the May 31 episode of Impact Wrestling, he won a voting to become the No. 1 contender to TNA Television Championship.
  • // Nov 2013 To Feb 2014
    In November 2013, he entered the World Title Tournament. He reached the finals, but was defeated by Magnus. A frustrated Hardy quit TNA. In February 2014, he returned to TNA at Lockdown.

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Jeff Hardy's FAQ

  • What is Jeff Hardy birthday?

    Jeff Hardy was born at 1977-08-31

  • Where is Jeff Hardy's birth place?

    Jeff Hardy was born in Cameron, North Carolina, United States

  • What is Jeff Hardy nationalities?

    Jeff Hardy's nationalities is American

  • Who is Jeff Hardy spouses?

    Jeff Hardy's spouses is Beth Britt

  • Who is Jeff Hardy siblings?

    Jeff Hardy's siblings is Matt Hardy

  • Who is Jeff Hardy childrens?

    Jeff Hardy's childrens is Ruby Claire Hardy

  • What was Jeff Hardy universities?

    Jeff Hardy studied at Union Pines High School

  • How tall is Jeff Hardy?

    Jeff Hardy's height is 188

  • Who is Jeff Hardy's father?

    Jeff Hardy's father is Gilbert Hardy

  • Who is Jeff Hardy's mother?

    Jeff Hardy's mother is Ruby Moore Hardy

  • What is Jeff Hardy's sun sign?

    Jeff Hardy is Virgo

  • How famous is Jeff Hardy?

    Jeff Hardy is famouse as Professional Wrestler

  • What is Jeff Hardy's facebook?

    Jeff Hardy's facebook is https://www.facebook.com/WWE.JeffHardyBrand/

  • What is Jeff Hardy's twitter?

    Jeff Hardy's twitter is https://twitter.com/jeffhardybrand/

  • What is Jeff Hardy's youtube?

    Jeff Hardy's youtube is https://www.youtube.com/user/JEFFREYHARDYBRAND/