|Celebrated Name:||Jim Cornette|
|Real Name/Full Name:||James Mark Cornette|
|Age:||58 years old|
|Birth Date:||17 September 1961|
|Birth Place:||Louisville, Kentucky, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Synn (m. 2007), Janice Kelly Crowl (m. 1987–2002)|
|Profession:||American podcaster and color commentator|
|Net Worth in 2019:||$6.5 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2019|
Jim Cornette is an American former wrestling booker, podcaster, manager and professional wrestler. Cornette worked for the Continental Wrestling Association, World Championship Wrestling, Mid-South Wrestling and Jim Crockett Promotions as a manager and also the member of the booking committee. He was the owner of Smoky Mountain Wrestling from 1991 to 1995 and also played the role of Managing Director and Commissioner.
James Mark Cornette was born on September 17, 1961, in Louisville, Kentucky and had an interest in wrestling. When he was just 14, he started working as a photographer, timekeeper, magazine and public relations correspondent. When he was interested in wrestling, Jim supported Christine Jarrett’s mother of ‘Jerry Jarrett’ at Louisville Garden.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 17 September 1961, Jim Cornette is 58 years old as of today’s date 2nd December 2019. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 105 kg.
Jim started his career at a very young age. He got the opportunity to write several programs based on the arena shows and publishes different photos in the magazines of wrestling and also for Championship Wrestling Magazines. After, he has to travel to different places to watch the matches of Jerry Lawler and Ric Flair. In the free time, he promotes Jerry Jarrett while hanging the picture on the shoulder. After becoming a manager, he was allowed to enter the locker room and the debut to be a manager came in the legendary wrestling.
In 1982, he made his first ring debut along with Sherri Martell as a future manager. After a year, his work was falling and the south promoter ‘Bill Watts’ gives him an idea to make an offer to the TV taping. He was debuted on the television screen in November and within a week has to tackle the tag team tournament with Mr. Wrestling II and Magnum TA. Later, he has made a contract to build the coverage of the next championship.
In 1984, he made the celebration after winning the tag team titles. In the ceremony, Rock and Roll Express has shoved the cake into the face of Jim. This incident was captured by the TV and Jim takes it personally, and the fight takes place in between them. After the match has been fixed in between Watts and Cornette and the result may lead him to run south wrestling for 60 days if he won otherwise he has to wear the diaper which the opposition challenged about.
Awards and Achievements
Jim has achieved numerous achievements while pursuing his career in wrestling. He won his first title at the Cauliflower Alley Club as the honor in 1997. Cornette also participated in the southern wrestling hall of fame and won NWA Hall of Fame in the National Wrestling Alliance. While playing New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame, he was considered as the classic player in 2015. He also got the position as the manager of the year for 1985, 1993 and 1995 seasons. When he played the World wrestling federation, he won the Slammy award two times in his career.
Net Worth & Salary of Jim Cornette in 2019
Cornette is a professional wrestler who has a net worth of around $6.5 million as of December 2019. From the beginning of his career, he started working for wrestling as a promoter. Later he pursued as a manager and managed the wrestling matches. His most of the earning come as a producer, and he earns millions of dollars for every season.
Jim Cornette is a famous personality in the field of wrestling. He also knew for the booker and commentator in the wrestling mania. The National Wrestling Alliances started his work along with the world championship. Later, he served as a manager and worked his entire life in that field only.