Kurt Steven Angle is an American professional wrestler and actor who is known by his stage name ‘Kurt Angle’. He made his mark via amateur wrestling before opting for the in-ring entertainment wrestling for multiple brands. He also represented the USA at the Olympic event in amateur wrestling category. Apart from his wrestling heroics, he is briefly involved in filmography and television shows too.
Kurt Angle was born on December 9, 1968, in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania. He started his amateur wrestling career at the age of even. He attended Mt. Lebanon High School before opting for the Clarion University of Pennsylvania for graduation. He followed on with multiple gigs on wrestling arenas throughout the nation before joining the Extreme Championship Wrestling in 1996. He followed that with contracts at WWF/E and TNA later in his career.
- He remains the only professional wrestler to have won a gold medal at the Olympic event.
- He was inducted into International Sports Hall of Fame in 2016 for his exploits as a wrestler.
- He was named as the greatest shoot wrestler by the USA Wrestling in 2006 and earmarked him as one of the top 15 college wrestlers of all time.
Mt. Lebanon High School, Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
$ 20 Million
- Debut: 1998
- Trained by: Dory Funk Junior, Tom Prichard
- Stage Name: Kurt Angle
- Signature Moves: Body Scissors, Double Leg Takedown, Head Butt, Moonsault, Triangle Choke, Rear Naked Choke
- Finishing Move: Angle Lock, Angle Slam, Crossface Chickenwing
- Managers: Bob Backlund, Eric Bischoff, Paul Heyman, Shane McMahon, Trish Stratus, Team Angle, Luther Reigns, Mark Jindrak, Daivari, Tomko, Karen Angle, Kevin Nash, Frank Trigg
- World Heavyweight Championship: One Time
- WWF/E Championship: Four Times
- WCW Championship: One Time
- WCW United States Championship: One Time
- WWF Intercontinental Championship: One Time
- WWF Hardcore Championship: One Time
- WWF European Championship: One Time
- WWE Tag Team Championship: One Time
- WWE Tag Team Championship Tournament: 2002
- King of the Ring: 2000
- Tenth Triple Crown Champion
- Fifth Grandslam Champion
- Occupation: Professional Wrestler, Actor
- Date of Birth: 9th December 1968
- Age (As of current): 47 years
- Place of Birth: Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
- Gender: Male
- Spouse: Karen Jarret (1998-2008), Giovanna Angle (2012-current)
- Children: 4
- Height in m: 1.83 m
- Height in ft: 6 feet 0 inches
- Height in cm: 183 cm
- Weight in kg: 109 kilograms approx.
- Weight in pound: 240 lbs.
- Nationality: American