How much is WWE Adam Cole’s net worth? The first-ever NXT North American Champion has an estimated net worth of US$1.5 million. He is performing on the NXT brand and is known for being the leader of The Undisputed Era alongside Roderick Strong, Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish. He is also a former NXT Tag Team Champion and the co-winner of the 2018 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. He earned the NXT Championship being the longest in the promotion’s history at 403 days.
His birth name is Austin Jenkins, very few people know that.
How old is Adam Cole?
He was born on July 5, 1989, which makes his age be 32 years old as of 2021.
Place of birth
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the United States of America.
Is Adam Cole married?
He isn’t married yet. However, he is in a relationship with professional wrestler Britt Baker (born on April 23, 1991) who is signed to All Elite Wrestling. His girlfriend is also a dentist. We can clearly assume that the combination of Cole and his girlfriend Baker would make a lovely pair as husband and wife in the future.
Height and weight
Adam Cole stands at an average height of 6 feet or 1.83. His billed weight is recorded as 95 kilograms or 201 pounds. He is 5 inches taller than his girlfriend.
What are his nicknames?
He has also been given nicknames like Adam Cole Pro, Adam Carelle and Bay Bay.
Who are his siblings?
He has one younger brother named Brent Jenkins.
What are his distinctive features?
His major distinctive features include his long hair and strong jawline.
Best finishing moves
His best finishing moves include Corona Crash (Inverted DDT), Panama’s Sunrise (Superflip piledriver), Running Single Leg High Knee, Last Shot (Vertical suplex lifted and dropped into a neck breaker) and Shining Wizard.
His signature moves include Corona Kick (Jumping big boot), Florida Key (German snap suplex), Coleateral (Scoop brainbuster), Diving Crossbody and Enzuigiri.
How was his early life?
He was interested in sports from his early age where he used to take karate lessons. When he was 10 years old, his parents got divorced. He was trained by Jon Dahmer and DJ Hyde at the Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) Wrestling Academy. On November 14, 2007, he turned as an official student at the Academy during which he was enrolled at high school as a senior.
On June 21, 2008, he made his CZW debut at No Pun Intended where he teamed with The Reason in a losing effort against Alex Colon and Joe Gacy (GNC). He made his next appearance at the Chri$ Ca$h Memorial Show on September 13 where he marked a win against Tyler Veritas. He started a feud with GNC and faced them multiple times partnering with several wrestlers.
He also joined MCW promotion where he won the MCW Rage Television Championship on August 7, 2009. He was able to retain the title for four months after which he lost the title to Ryan McBride on December 26, 2009. On February 27, 2010, he regained the title McBride two months later after changing the ring name to ‘Adam Cole’. He lost the title after losing a tag team match against Tommy Dreamer and Cobian where he partnered with Tyler Hilton. He defeated VSK on November 7, 2009, which made him earn WXW C4’s Hybrid Championship which he later lost to Dave Rose on March 6, 2010.
On February 28, 2009, he made his Ring of Honor (ROH) debut where he recorded a loss against John Kerman in a dark match. On the July 26, 2010, episode of Ring of Honor Wrestling, he made his next appearance where he teamed with Nick Westgate in a losing effort against Claudio Castagnoli and Chris Hero (The Kings of Wrestling).
He participated in a tournament to determine the new champion after the ROH World Championship was vacated where he marked a win against Mark Briscoe in the first round. After winning against Jay Lethal, he reached the semifinals where he defeated Tommaso Ciampa. In the finals, he faced Michael Elgin and win against him made him become the new ROH World Champion. He defended his title against Briscoe and Elgin in a three-way match on December 14 at Final Battle 2013. The match also received interference by Matt Hardy.
He turned the undisputed ROH World Champion after defeating Jay Briscoe in a ladder match. He joined a tour co-produced by New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and ROH in May 2014. He retained the title against Tommaso Ciamapa and ACH in the following month. He lost the title to Michael Elgin on June 22 at Best in the World 2014. On August 10, 2014, he made his Japanese debut where he teamed with Kingdom stablemate Michael Bennett in a winning effort against Jyushin Thunder Liger and Captain New Japan. He was able to win the 2014 Survival of the Fittest in the month of November. He unsuccessfully challenged Jay Briscoe in a Fight Without Honor for the Championship. He announced his injury in the following week and further stated that he needs surgery for the treatment. On May 12, 2015, he made his return where he lost to AJ Styles.
On October 22, 2011, he made his debut in Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) alongside O’Reilly as Future Shock where they challenged The Young Bucks for the PWG World Tag Team Championship. They were also defeated by Johnny Yuma and Johnny Goodtime (RockNES Monsters) on December 10, 2011. They participated in the annual Dynamite Duumvirate Tag Team Title Tournament (DDT4) on April 21, 2012, which made them reach the semifinals.
He worked for WWE twice before signing with them. On the July 2, 2010, episode of SmackDown, he played a man at a bar drinking in a Straight Edge Society segment with Serena Deeb. His second appearance was in February 2013, where he participated in a tryout at their Performance Center in Florida. Many of the popular sources confirmed that he signed with WWE and worked for the company’s developmental territory NXT in August 2017. He made his debut attacking Drew McIntyre alongside Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III. The team of three i.e. Cole, O’Reilly and Fish officially named them “The Undisputed Era”.
On January 28, 2018, he participated in the Royal Rumble match at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view marking his first appearance on the main roster. He got eliminated by Rey Mysterio in the match. He turned as the inaugural NXT North American Champion on April 7, 2018. In his first title defense, he was able to secure a win against Oney Lorcan on April 25. He lost the title to Ricochet at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn IV. He competed in the WWE Worlds Collide event where he marked a win against Shane Thorne and Keith Lee in the first round and semifinals. He lost to Tyler Bate in the quarterfinals.
He defeated Matt Riddle, Aleister Black, Ricochet and Velveteen Dream on the March 20, 2019, episode of NXT in a Fatal 5-Way match which advanced him to meet Johnny Gargano for the vacant NXT Championship. He lost to Gargano by 2-1 om a two-out-of-three falls match at NXT TakeOver: New York. He was able to take revenge by defeating in a rematch at NXT TakeOver: XXV making him earn the championship for the first time. On August 10, he defended the title in a two-out-of-three falls against Gargano.
He along with Roderick Strong announced their participation for the Men’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic where they defeated Breezango on the January 13 episode of NXT in 2021. In the quarterfinals, they lost to Timothy Thatcher and Tommaso Ciampa. He attacked O’Reilly during his six-man tag team match also involving Oney Lorcan, Danny Burch, Finn Bálor, Pete Dunne and Roderick Strong.