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Facts of Tyrus

Date of Birth: 1973 , February-21
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 9 Inch
Name Tyrus
Birth Name George Murdoch
Nick Name Brodus Clay and Tyrus
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Massachusetts, United States
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Professional Wrestler and Actor
Net Worth $2 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 170 kg
Famous for His performance in WWE
Girlfriend Ingrid Rinick
Children Two daughters
Education Quartz Hill High School, Antelope Valley College, and University of Nebraska
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
Movies Supercon, No One Lives!, and Enuatti
TV Show Total Divas, GLOW, Love, and The Purge
Siblings One Brother

Quick Timeline of Tyrus

1973 Born in Massachusetts
2006 Debut in 2006
2012 Made his debut from No One Lives
2020 Estimated around $2 million

Detail Timeline of Tyrus

February 21 , 1973

Born in Massachusetts

Born George Murdoch on 21 February 1973 in Massachusetts, USA. He holds American nationality and comes from a mixed ethnic background. 


Debut in 2006

Tyrus made his WWE debut in 2006 with Deep South Wrestling with the ring name G-Rilla. He then fought against players like  Rudy Parker, Big Bully Douglas, and others. 


Made his debut from No One Lives

Tyrus made his acting debut from the 2012 film No One Lives. He then appeared in films like Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery, Enuatti, and Supercon, and TV series like Total Divas, GLOW, Preacher, Love, The Five, The Purge, and more.


Estimated around $2 million

Professional since 2006, he has earned a decent sum of money. His net worth is estimated at around $2 million. 


George Murdoch AKA Brodus Clay/Tyrus, is a popular American actor, cable television political commentator, and professional wrestler. He is well-known for his performance in WWE and films like No One Lives, Enuattii, and Supercon. 

Born To Multi-Racial Parents

George Murdoch was born on 21st February 1973, in Massachusetts, the United States of America. He was born to a black father and a white mother. Likewise, Tyrus holds an American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnic group. 

Tyrus enrolled and graduated from the Quartz Hill High School located in Los Angeles in 1990. He then attended Antelope Valley College in 1992. Moreover, he also went to the University of Nebraska at Kearney and learned to teach. 

Professional Career

Brodus signed a contract with the WWE, World Wrestling Entertainment and was assigned to Deep South Wrestling. He made his debut in September 2006 under the name G-Rilla. Tyrus defeated Big Bully Douglas during the first match for the promotion. 

The following month, he became the tag team alongside Eric Perez and Sonny Siaki. They also won the championships from The Major Brothers on 30th November. 

In June 2007, Brodus made his debut at FCW's inaugural show defeating Shawn Osborne. Likewise, on 15th September, G-Rilla won a battle royal to become the number one contender to the FCW Southern Heavyweight Championship eliminating Teddy Hart

Tyrus re-signed with WWE and was assigned to FCW in January 2010. He then formed an alliance with Tamina, The Uso Brothers, and Donny Marlow and went on to defeat both Jacob Novak and Rudy Parker before changing his ring-name to Brodus Clay. He appeared at a WWE house show and lost to JTG in October. 

He was named part of the fourth season during the finale of season three of NXT along with Ted DiBiase and Maryse. He later picked Alberto Del Rio as his new partner and attacked his former-partner DiBiase. 

Following his stint in NXT, Clay debuted as Del Rio's new bodyguard and replaced him in his match against Christian. On April 25, in an episode of Raw, Del Rio was drafted to Raw while Tyrus remained on SmackDown. 

In 2014, Tyrus made his Total Nonstop Action Wrestling aka. TNA debut. Likewise, on 28th June 2016, Tyrus returned as a 'fixer' for hire alongside Mahabali Shera and Grado. 

Currently, he made appears in House of Hardcore at House of Hardcore 52 on 8th December along with Robert Strauss

Besides his wrestling career, he has also appeared in films like No One Lives, Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery, Enuatti, and Supercon, and TV series like Total Divas, GLOW, Preacher, Love, The Five, The Purge, and more. 

Net Worth and Earnings 

Professional since 2006, Clay has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2020. He generates his fortune from his wrestling as well as his acting career. According to various sources, the average salary of an actor starts from $48,000 to $52,000 per year with a median bonus of $1,032. 

His net worth is quite higher than Alexander Rusev ($1 million) and quite lesser than The Undertaker ($16 million). 

Apart from his multiple careers, he also earns a decent sum of money from his social media profile. According to Influencer Marketing Hub, he earns $317.25 to $528.75 per paid post from Instagram. 

Tyrus's Personal Life; Is he married?

Talking about his personal life, he is rumored to be dating Ingrid Rinick. Sources claim that the duo has been dating for a while and share a daughter together. However, are not married yet. 

He is also rumored to have a daughter from his previous relationship but the exact information is not available. 

Apart from this, Tyrus is a gym freak. He often shares videos and photos of him working out in the gym on Instagram. He likes to keep his fans updated of his daily life. 

Social Media Profile and Body Stats

Tyrus is active on social media platforms like Facebook with over 96k followers, 334k followers on Twitter, and 116k on Instagram. 

He is 47 years old as of 2019. Tyrus stands 6 feet 7 inches (206 cm) tall in height and weighs around 170 kg (375 lb). He has short black hair and dark brown eyes.