Goldust / Dustin Rhodes - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Goldust / Dustin Rhodes, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Dustin Patrick Runnels was born in Austin, Texas on April 11, 1969, and he is currently 55 years old.

He is currently a Wrestler and Coach, working for AEW, under the ring name of Dustin Rhodes.

Currently, he is a member of the team of Naturally Limitless.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Dustin Patrick Runnels
  • Ring Names
    • Dustin Rhodes ( April 20, 2019 - Present)
    • Goldust ( April 25, 2008 - April 19, 2019)
    • Black Reign ( August 12, 2007 - April 24, 2008)
    • Goldust ( January 29, 2006 - July 31, 2007)
    • Dustin Rhodes ( February 3, 2004 - January 28, 2006)
    • Goldust ( February 11, 2002 - February 2, 2004)
    • Dustin Rhodes ( December 6, 1999 - February 10, 2002)
    • Seven ( November 8, 1999 - December 5, 1999)
    • Goldust ( March 31, 1998 - May 25, 1999)
    • The Artist Formerly Known as Goldust ( December 13, 1997 - March 30, 1998)
    • Goldust ( August 29, 1995 - December 12, 1997)
    • Dustin Rhodes ( September 13, 1988 - August 28, 1995)
  • Born April 11, 1969 (age 55)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Austin, Texas
  • Billed From
    • Hollywood, California
  • Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
  • Weight
    • 232 lbs (105 kg)
  • Nicknames The Natural; The Bizzarre One; The Prince of Perversion

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( September 13, 1988 - Present)
    • Coach ( April 20, 2019 - Present)
    • Producer ( July 11, 2011 - May 6, 2012)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion All Elite WrestlingAEW April 20, 2019 Present
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw July 19, 2016 April 19, 2019
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE January 27, 2013 July 18, 2016
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE August 29, 2011 May 6, 2012
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw April 27, 2010 August 28, 2011
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown February 17, 2010 April 26, 2010
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand ECW June 29, 2009 February 16, 2010
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw October 26, 2008 June 28, 2009
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA June 15, 2007 July 1, 2008
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw January 29, 2006 June 14, 2006
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA February 4, 2004 April 24, 2005
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw March 25, 2002 December 1, 2003
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF December 1, 2001 March 24, 2002
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW November 8, 1999 March 19, 2001
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF August 29, 1995 May 25, 1999
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW February 1, 1991 March 19, 1995
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW March 25, 1989 June 8, 1990
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF April 24, 1989 January 19, 1990
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW December 10, 1988 February 24, 1989
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face September 11, 2017 Present
    Heel May 15, 2017 September 10, 2017
    Face February 16, 2016 May 14, 2017
    Heel August 25, 2014 February 15, 2016
    Face November 3, 2008 August 24, 2014
    Heel October 31, 2005 November 2, 2008
    Face March 25, 2002 October 30, 2005
    Heel February 11, 2002 March 24, 2002
    Face February 11, 2001 February 10, 2002
    Heel November 9, 1997 February 10, 2001
    Face May 2, 1997 November 8, 1997
    Heel August 29, 1995 May 1, 1997
    Face September 13, 1988 August 28, 1995
  • Images
    Feb 2023
    Feb 2023
    Apr 2019
    Apr 2019
    May 2017
    May 2017
    Jan 2013
    Jan 2013
    Oct 2008
    Oct 2008
    Aug 2007
    Aug 2007
    Oct 2005
    Oct 2005
    Jan 2004
    Jan 2004
    Jan 2002
    Jan 2002
    Jan 2000
    Jan 2000
    Nov 1999
    Nov 1999
    May 1997
    May 1997
    Aug 1995
    Aug 1995
    Sep 1988
    Sep 1988

  • Finishers
    • Final Cut - Swinging Vertical Suplex ( October 26, 2008 - Present)
    • Curtain Call/Lone Star State of Mind - Lifting Falling Inverted DDT/Hangman's Neckbreaker ( August 29, 1995 - June 28, 2009)
    • Blackout - Kneeling Facebuster ( August 12, 2007 - July 1, 2008)
    • Darkness Falls - Jumping Leg Lariat ( August 12, 2007 - July 1, 2008)
    • Shattered Dreams/Golden Globes - Running Low Blow kick to a cornered rope hung opponent ( January 1, 1998 - June 14, 2006)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Natural" by Michael Rukus - Single ( April 20, 2019 - Present)
    • Theme Song "Gold-Lust" by Jim Johnston - Single ( March 31, 1998 - April 19, 2019)
    • Theme Song "Written in the Stars" ("Gold-Lust" Intro) by Jim Johnston - with Stardust - Team ( June 16, 2014 - February 16, 2015)
    • Theme Song "Gold and Smoke" by Jim Johnston - with Cody Rhodes - Team ( October 6, 2013 - June 1, 2014)
    • Theme Song "Black Reign" by Dale Oliver - Single ( August 12, 2007 - July 1, 2008)
    • Theme Song "The Natural" by D. Conort, M. Seitz & J. Papa - Single ( February 1, 1991 - March 19, 2001)
    • Theme Song "Goldust" by Jim Johnston - Single ( March 1, 1996 - May 1, 1997)
    • Theme Song "Golden" by Jim Johnston - Single ( August 29, 1995 - February 28, 1996)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    World Wrestling Entertainment

    • 3 WWF Intercontinental Championship
    • 9 WWF Hardcore Championship
    • 2 WWE Tag Team Championship (with Cody Rhodes/Stardust)
    • 1 World Tag Team Championship (with Booker T)

    World Championship Wrestling

    • 2 WCW United States Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 WCW World Tag Team Championship (1 with Ricky Steamboat, 1 with Barry Windham)
    • 1 WCW World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (with Tom Zenk & Big Josh)
    • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (with Barry Windham)

    American Combat Wrestling

    • 1 ACW Heavyweight Championship

    Championship Wrestling from Florida

    • 1 NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (with Mike Graham)

    Coastal Championship Wrestling

    • 1 CCW World Heavyweight Championship

    Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling

    • 1 TCW Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • 1997 WWF Slammy Award - Best Couple (with Marlena)
    • 2010 WWE Slammy Award - Frequent Tweeter
    • 2013 WWE Slammy Award - Tag Team of the Year (with Cody Rhodes)
    • 2013 WWE Slammy Award - "You Still Got It!" (Best Superstar Return)
    • PWI Most Improved Wrestler of the Year (1991)
    • PWI Comeback of the Year (2013)
    • 11° in the PWI 500 (1996)
    • WON Most Improved (1991)
    • WON Rookie of the Year (1989)

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