Real Name/Full Name Dustin Patrick Runnels
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Goldust
Birth Place: Liberty Hill, Texas, U.S.A
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 11 April 1969
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 198 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 105 Kg
In Pounds – 231 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –Virgil Runnels
Mother –Sandra Runnels
Siblings: Cody Rhodes, Kristin Runnels Ditto
School: East Mecklenburg High School
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: Terri Runnels
Milena Martelloni
Ta-rel Roche
Wife/Spouse Name: Terri Runnels (m. 1993, d. 1999)
Milena Martelloni (m. 2002, d. 2003)
Ta-rel Roche (m. 2012)
Kids/Children Name: Dakota Avery
Profession: Professional Wrestler
Net Worth: $4 Million
Last Updated: April 2023

Goldust is an American professional wrestler who is famous across the globe. Like his father, the wrestler has won several notable awards, including the World Championship Wrestling World Tag Team Championship and WWE. The wrestler has not only made a name for himself, but he is also a millionaire. Besides, he is currently working as a coach and a wrestler with the All Elite Wrestling. Furthermore, he is happily married and has children of his own. Being a wealthy wrestler, he can comfortably take care of his family.

Well, how well do you know about Goldust? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Goldust’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Goldust to date.

Biography and Early Life

Goldust was born on 11th April 1969 in Liberty Hill, Texas, United States of America. He gained interest in wrestling after watching his father, Virgil. Virgil was a professional wrestler who won several awards, including being inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame and earning the American Dream title in WWE. Sadly, he lost his father in 2015. His mother is Virgil. The celebrity has a sister Kristin who is a celebrated Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. He also has a half-brother, Cody, who is also a wrestler and earned the title of The American Nightmare in the WWE.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Goldust in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Goldust’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 1st April 2023 having been born on 11 April 1969. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 198 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 231 lbs in Pound and 105kg in Kilograms.


The celebrity was enrolled at East Mecklenburg High School. He still engaged in wrestling while in school, where he was often the star. The wrestler then decided to focus on wrestling as his full-time task after school until he became the world champion.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Goldust With Wife Ta Rel Roche
Goldust With Wife Ta Rel Roche

He first fell in love with Terry. The two lovers ended in marriage on 18 October 1993. The couple has a daughter named Dakota. Unfortunately, his love affair went sour, and they divorced in 1999. The wrestler entered into a relationship with Milena, with whom they ended up in marriage on 18th December 2002 but divorced in 2003. Currently, Goldust is happily living with his third wife Roche, with whom they got married on 22nd June 2012.

Is Goldust Gay?

No. He has shown interest in forming a love relationship with an opposite-gender that led to marriage. The celebrity has married thrice, but he is currently living with his third wife. He has children of his own from his first marriage. Thus, Goldust is not gay, and neither is he bisexual.

Professional Career

His professional career began in 1988 on 13th September. The wrestler participated in the ‘Champion Wrestling from Florida’ in Tampa. In 1988, he won ‘All Japan Pro Wrestling’ (AJPW), his first single fight against his competitor Trent Knight.

In March 1989, he was featured in AJPW as ‘Dusty Rhodes Jr.’ The same year, he joined ‘United States Wrestling Association.’ He won the championship against his opponent Bob Cook. He also won the ‘Florida Heavyweight Championship’ on 23rd May 1989.

The wrestler competed and defeated Terrence Taylor, Larry Zbyzsko, Steve Williams, and Terry Gordy in the WCW. He won the ‘WCW World Tag Team Championship’ and ‘WCW Saturday Night.’

In 2016, together with the celebrity R-Truth, they formed ‘The Golden Truth.’ The duo won their first match in ‘Money in the Bank’ pre-show. Unfortunately, their partnership did not last long since the duo entered into a conflict during the episode ‘Raw.’

The following year, the wrestler competed with Finn Balor and John Cena. He was also featured in the ‘Royal Rumble’ but lost to Dolph Ziggler. He also lost ‘Woken’ to Matt Hardy.

His great success has won him noble awards and ranks. Goldust is ranked 11th in the top 500 single wrestlers in ‘PWI 500’ in 1996. He published his autobiography in 2010 titled ‘Cross Rhodes: Goldust, Out of the Darkness.’

He has entered a contract to work with All Elite Wrestling (AEW). At AEW, he is a coach as well as a wrestler.


He has won several awards such as:

  • ACW Heavyweight Championship
  • WWW Intercontinental Championship three times
  • WCW United States Heavyweight Championship
  • WWE Tag Team Championship

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Goldust in 2023

Goldust Net Worth
Goldust Net Worth

As of 2023, His net worth is about $4 million. The primary income of the celebrity comes from his wrestling career. He has earned a good amount of revenue from WWE from 1995 to 2019. Being a popular wrestler, he has secured a high-end contract with AEW, with whom he is currently working. Besides, his noble award-winning prizes have been lucrative and have significantly increased his net worth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Goldust hated his brother’s newly grown mustache such that he frequently prompted Cody to shave off until he did it.

The wrestler worked on his passion for becoming a world champion like his father from a young age. His dream came true, and he has won several world championship awards. Besides, he is not only a professional wrestler but also a coach. Through hard work and determination, he is now a wealthy person and can afford to live a luxurious lifestyle together with his family.


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