Karl Anderson - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Karl Anderson, 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.

Chad Allegra was born in Asheville, North Carolina on January 20, 1980, and he is currently 43 years old.

He is currently a Wrestler, working for WWE on the SmackDown brand, under the ring name of Karl Anderson.

Currently, he is is a member of the teams of The Good Brothers and The O.C..

Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Chad Allegra
Ring Names
  • Karl Anderson ( January 8, 2006 - Present)
  • Chad 2 Badd ( August 1, 2020 - December 18, 2021)
  • Chad Allegra ( May 10, 2002 - June 12, 2010)
Born January 20, 1980 (age 43)
Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
Birth Place Asheville, North Carolina
Billed From
  • By way of Tokyo, Japan
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight
  • 215 lbs (98 kg)
Nicknames The Machine Gun; Gunner

Career History

Roles
  • Wrestler ( May 10, 2002 - Present)
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown April 28, 2023 Present
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw October 10, 2022 April 27, 2023
Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight May 1, 2022 January 4, 2023
Promotion Impact WrestlingIMPACT July 18, 2020 September 15, 2022
Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand STRONG July 16, 2021 August 14, 2021
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw April 29, 2019 April 15, 2020
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown April 17, 2018 April 28, 2019
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw July 19, 2016 April 16, 2018
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE April 11, 2016 July 18, 2016
Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight March 23, 2008 February 20, 2016
Promotion Global Force WrestlingGFW June 12, 2015 August 22, 2015
Promotion Ring of HonorROH April 5, 2013 August 17, 2013
Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA October 6, 2005 June 7, 2008
Promotion Pro Wrestling GuerrillaPWG January 13, 2007 February 24, 2008
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
Face October 10, 2022 Present
Heel December 15, 2020 October 9, 2022
Face July 18, 2020 December 14, 2020
Heel July 1, 2019 July 17, 2020
Face January 1, 2018 June 30, 2019
Heel May 3, 2013 December 31, 2017
Face April 4, 2010 December 17, 2011
Heel October 6, 2005 April 3, 2010
Face May 10, 2002 October 5, 2005
Images
Oct 2022
Oct 2022
Dec 2020
Dec 2020
Apr 2016
Apr 2016
May 2002
May 2002

Finishers
  • Rocket Kick - Running Single Leg Front Dropkick ( April 11, 2016 - Present)
  • Magic Killer - with Doc Gallows - Aided Snap Swinging Neckbreaker ( November 23, 2013 - Present)
  • Diving Neckbreaker ( April 11, 2016 - April 30, 2017)
  • Gun Stun - Diving Neckbreaker ( June 20, 2008 - April 10, 2016)
  • Spinebuster ( May 10, 2002 - June 19, 2008)
Theme Songs
  • Theme Song "Emergence" by def rebel - with The O.C. - Team ( October 10, 2022 - Present)
  • Theme Song "Gun Stun" by Q[Brick] feat. Kensei Abbot - Single ( July 18, 2020 - October 9, 2022)
  • Theme Song "Devil in your Six" by [Q]Brick- with Doc Gallows - Team ( July 18, 2020 - October 9, 2022)
  • Theme Song "Shot'Em" by [Q]Brick - with Bullet Club - Team ( February 19, 2022 - October 9, 2022)
  • Theme Song "Packing Heat" by Mikey Rukus . with The Elite - Team ( February 3, 2021 - October 23, 2021)
  • Theme Song "We're Coming for You" by CFO$ - with The O.C. - Team ( September 23, 2019 - April 15, 2020)
  • Theme Song "Omen in the Sky" by CFO$ - with Luke Gallows - Team ( April 25, 2016 - April 15, 2020)
  • Theme Song "The Machine Gun"' by Yonosuke Kitamura - Single ( May 3, 2013 - February 20, 2016)
  • Theme Song "Shot'Em" by [Q]Brick - with Bullet Club - Team ( May 3, 2013 - February 20, 2016)
  • Theme Song "Solace" by Triphon - Single ( April 5, 2013 - August 17, 2013)
  • Theme Song "Devil's Dance" by Metallica - Single ( January 13, 2007 - May 2, 2013)

Titles & Accomplishments

Titles Won

World Wrestling Entertainment

  • 2 WWE Raw Tag Team Championship (with Luke Gallows)

Impact Wrestling

  • 3 Impact World Tag Team Championship (with Doc Gallows)

New Japan Pro Wrestling

  • 1 NEVER Openweight Championship
  • 4 IWGP Tag Team Championship (3 with Doc Gallows, 1 with Giant Bernard)

National Wrestling Alliance

  • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (with Joey Ryan)

Pro Wrestling Noah

  • 1 GHC Tag Team Championship (with Giant Bernard)

Appalachian Wrestling Federation

  • 1 AFW Tag Team Championship (with Jay Donaldson)

Empire Wrestling Federation

  • 1 EWF American Championship

NWA Midwest

  • 1 NWA Heartland States Heavyweight Championship

NWA United Kingdom

  • 1 NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship

Northern Wrestling Federation

  • 2 NWF Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 NWF Tri-State Championship

Stampede Wrestling

  • 1 Stampede British Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship

Talk 'N Shop A Mania

  • 1 Talk 'N Shop A Mania 24/7 Championship

Other titles

  • 1 QuizzleMania Championship (with Doc Gallows)
Other Accomplishments
  • WWE Tag Team World Cup Winner (2019 – with Luke Gallows)
  • NJPW G1 Tag League Winner (2009 - with Giant Bernard)
  • NJPW World Tag League Winner (2012 - with Hirooki Goto)
  • NJPW World Tag League Winner (2013 - with Doc Gallows)
  • NJPW Strong Tag Team Turbulence Winner (2021 - with Doc Gallows)
  • Impact Wrestling Award - Tag Team of the Year (2021 - with Doc Gallows)
  • Impact Wrestling Award - Finishing Move of the Year (2020 - Magic Killer, with Doc Gallows)
  • Impact Wrestling Award - Moment of the Year (2020 – for The Good Brothers' Impact debut at Slammiversary, shared with the other returns and debuts that night)
  • 7° in PWI Tag Team 100 (2022 - with Doc Gallows)
  • WON Tag Team of the Year (2011 - with Giant Bernard)
  • Nikkan Sports Best Tag Team Award (2011 - with Giant Bernard)
  • Nikkan Sports Outstanding Performance Award (2012)

Relations

Tag Teams & Stables
Managers Brandon Cutler, Michael Nakazawa
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