Bret Hart ‘The Hitman’ is a Canadian-American national who plied his trade as a professional wrestler. He retired from the trade after a successful two-decade long career. He currently performs stint as writer and actor. He was part of the Hart Wrestling family and identifies himself as a second-generation wrestler in his family.
Bret Hart was born on July 2, 1957, in Calgary, Alberta in Canada. He was born into Hart wrestling family. He holds Greek descent through his maternal grandmother and Irish roots through his maternal grandfather. His father holds Scots-Irish descent while his mother was born in New York. He himself holds dual citizenship of Canada and U.S. He has eleven siblings in the family. He joined Ernest Manning High School and later on opted for Mount Royal College.
- It was during his time at Ernest Manning High School that he became a standout student in amateur wrestling.
- He is a founder and part-owner of the Calgary Hitmen of Western Hockey League.
Ernest Manning High School, Mount Royal
$ 14 Million
- Debut: 1978
- Trained by: Stu Hart, Mr. Hito, Kazuo Sakurada
- Retired: 2000
- Stage Name: Bret Hart, Buddy Hart
- Signature Moves: Bull Dog, Crucifix, Clothesline, DDT, Dropkick, Head-butt, Multiple Suplex Variations, Plancha, Sleeper Hold, Small Package, Suicide Dive, Swinging Neck breaker
- Finishing Moves: Sharpshooter, Spike Piledriver
- Managers: Stu Hart, Jimmy Hart
- WWE United States Championship: One Times
- WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship: Two Times
- WWF Tag Team Championship: Two times
- WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Five Times
- WWF Superstar of the Year: 1993
- King of the Ring: 1991, 1993
- Royal Rumble: 1994
- WWE Hall of Fame: Class of 2006
- Second Triple Crown Champion
- Slammy Awards: Five Times
- Occupation: Professional Wrestler
- Date of Birth: July 2, 1957
- Age (As of current): 59 years
- Place of Birth: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
- Gender: Male
- Spouse: Julie Smadu (1982-2002), Cinzia Rota (2004-2007), Stephanie Washington (2010-current)
- Children: 4(Kaia, Chasey, Gunner, Gracie)
- Height in m: 1.83 m
- Height in ft: 6 feet
- Height in cm: 183 cm
- Weight in kg: 107 kilograms approx.
- Weight in the pound: 235 lbs.
- Nationality: Canadian- American