How much is the net worth of WWE Matt Bloom’s net worth? Former National Football League player has an estimated net worth of US$4.2 million. He is currently working for WWE as a professional wrestling trainer and is assigned as the head trainer at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. He is also known for being a former National Football League player and retired professional wrestler.
How old is Matt Bloom?
He was born on November 14, 1972. This makes the professional wrestling trainer age be 49 years old as of 2021.
What is his birth name?
His birth (real name) is Matthew Jason Bloom.
Peabody, Massachusetts, United States
During his wrestling career, he has appeared with several ring names like A-Train, Albert, Baldo, Jason Albert, Big Buford, Lord Tensai, Giant Bernard, Rusher Road, Prince Albert, Tensai and Sweet T.
From 1999 to 2004, he used ring names like Prince Albert, Albert and A-Train. From 2012 to 2014, he appeared as Lord Tensai and Tensai. He appeared as Giant Bernard during his time at Pro Wrestling Noah (Noah), New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) from 2005 to 2012 in Japan.
During his wrestling career, he has won multiple championships including the IZW Heavyweight Championship, EXW Tag Team Championship, IWGP Tag Team Championship (with Karl Anderson and Travis Tomko), G1 Tag League (2007 and 2009), New Japan Cup (2006), Best Tag Team Award (2007 and 2011) with Travis Tomko and Karl Anderson, PPW Young Guns Championship, PPW Heavyweight Championship, GHC Tag Team Championship, WWF Intercontinental Championship and Tag Team of the Year (2011). In 2001, he was ranked No. 32 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500.
Is Matt Bloom married? Who is his wife?
Bloom is a married man. His wife’s name is Farah Louise. They are married since September 3, 2005. They are having a perfect relationship through which they are blessed with two children.
How tall is the professional wrestling trainer?
He stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 7 inches or 2.01 m. His billed weight is 163 kilograms or 163 pounds. He is known for his massive body structure where he has balanced his BMI. He has always been praised for his strict lifestyle and fitness level. He is a source of inspiration and has trained multiple superstars in the wrestling world.
He went to Peabody Veterans Memorial High School where he used to participate in several sports. He earned three letters in football and basketball. He has also received one letter in baseball and two in track and field. He was also enrolled at Camp Tevya in Brookline, New Hampshire and later joined the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his degree in sign language in 1996 from the University.
He played for the National Football League for the San Diego Chargers after completing his graduation. He also worked at Revere High School where he helped and deaf children and children with behavioral problems learn Mathematics and English.
He met wrestler and wrestling trainer Killer Kowalski whom he expressed his desire from childhood to pursue a professional wrestling career. After this, Bloom quit teaching and joined Kowalski’s school where he started receiving training.
On May 15, 1998, he made his wrestling debut in the WWA (World Wrestling All-Stars) by facing Tiger Ali Singh. He appeared in NWA (National Wrestling Alliance) losing to Shawn Stasiak in his debut match. He teamed with Bull Pain for the NWA OVW Southern tag team titles against Nick Dinsmore and Rob Conway. Later, he started using a gimmick where he wore a fur rug to the ring with ring name Baldo.
He was later hired by World Wrestling Federation after being introduced to talent scout Tom Prichard. He was assigned to the Power Pro Wrestling (PPW) developmental territory after receiving additional training from Dory Funk, Jr. He earned the Heavyweight Championship and the Young Guns Championship during his time in Power Pro Wrestling. He won the inaugural PPW Heavyweight champion by defeating Jerry Lawler with whom he was having a long feud.
On April 11, 1999, episode of Sunday Night Heat, he made his WWF televised debut where he saved Droz. He was introduced as Prince Albert and teamed with Droz and started a feud with Big Bossman who later formed a team with Bull Buchanan.
He formed a stable named X-Factor in April 2001 with X-Pac and Justin Credible. He defeated Kane on the June 28 episode of SmackDown! with the help of Diamond Dallas Page making him become the WWF Intercontinental Championship. Later, Justin Credible left X-Factor after which he and X-Pac continued X-Factor as a tag team.
He was nicknamed “The Hip Hop Hippo” after teaming with Scotty 2 Hotty in late 2001. They were assigned to the SmackDown! brand but their team disbanded on the April 4 episode when they failed to defeat Billy and Chuck.
Later, he joined forces with Paul Heyman and Big Show after which he was renamed A-Train. He teamed with Big Show in a losing effort to The Undertaker at WrestleMania XIX. On October 19, 2003, at No Mercy, he lost to Chris Benoit.
He joined Brock Lesnar‘s team on November 16, 2003, to face Kurt Angle’s team in a ten-man Survivor Series match. He participated in the 2004 Royal Rumble match where he got eliminated by Chris Benoit. He competed a SmackDown! brand-exclusive Royal Rumble where the winner would face Brock Lesnar for the WWE Championship at No Way Out. He was eliminated by Eddie Guerrero. On March 22, 2004, he was traded to the Raw brand where he made his debut on June 7. On November 1, 2004, he was released from his WWE contract after which he started working for the Japanese All Japan Pro Wrestling promotion.
He appeared in the limelight when it was reported that he has re-signed with WWE on March 17, 2012. He made his appearance in a vignette under the new ring name Lord Tensai on the March 19 episode of Raw. He made his WWE re-debut as Lord Tensai on the April 2 episode of Raw. Tensai continued his winning streak defeating main stars like John Cena and CM Punk alongside lower card wrestlers.
In January 2014, he started working in WWE’s developmental territory NXT as a commentator. He went to decide his in-ring retirement on August 7, 2014. It was announced that he would work in the WWE Performance Center as a trainer. He was promoted to interim NXT head trainer on March 6, 2015, after the departure of Bill DeMott. Finally, he was promoted from interim role to NXT head coach on May 19.