Jesse Ventura - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Jesse Ventura, 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.

Jesse Ventura (born James George Janos) was born in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota on July 15, 1951, and he is currently 73 years old.

He is currently a Politician,.

Jesse Ventura was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Jesse Ventura (born James George Janos)
  • Ring Names
    • Jesse Ventura ( June 1, 1974 - Present)
  • Born July 15, 1951 (age 73)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
  • Billed From
    • Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
  • Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
  • Weight
    • 245 lbs (111 kg)
  • Nicknames The Body; The Great; The Governor

Career History

  • Roles

    • Politician ( August 1, 1990 - Present)
    • Actor ( June 12, 1987 - May 1, 2014)
    • Commentator ( January 7, 1985 - December 10, 1994)
    • Wrestler ( June 1, 1974 - March 22, 1986)
  • Promotions / Brands

    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW February 29, 1992 December 10, 1994
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF April 19, 1984 July 16, 1990
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA March 18, 1979 May 13, 1984
    Promotion Continental Wrestling AssociationCWA September 12, 1983 November 7, 1983
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA January 17, 1982 July 15, 1983
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF February 25, 1981 June 5, 1982
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA April 24, 1975 February 24, 1979
  • Images History

    Aug 1999
    Aug 1999
    Jan 1985
    Jan 1985
    Jun 1974
    Jun 1974
  • Face / Heel Turns

    Alignmentfromto
    Heel June 1, 1974 March 22, 1986

  • Finishers

    • Body Breaker - Inverted Bearhug ( March 18, 1979 - March 22, 1986)
  • Theme Songs

    • Theme Song "Boilermaker" - Single ( February 25, 1981 - July 16, 1990)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame

    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2004, Individual
  • American Wrestling Association

    • 1 AWA World Tag Team Championship (with Adrian Adonis)

    Central States Wrestling

    • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Central States version) (with Tank Patton)

    Continental Wrestling Association

    • 2 AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship

    NWA Hawaii

    • 1 NWA Hawaii Tag Team Championship (with Steve Strong)

    Pacific Northwest Wrestling

    • 2 NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship
    • 5 NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Championship (2 with Bull Ramos, 2 with Buddy Rose, 1 with Jerry Oates)
  • Other Accomplishments

    • Cauliflower Alley Club's Iron Mike Mazurki Award Winner (1999)
    • George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame's Frank Gotch Award Winner (2003)
    • WON Best Color Commentator (1987–1990)
    • 38° Governor of Minnesota (1999-2003)
    • Mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota (1991-1995)

Teams & Relations

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