Chris Hero Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

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Feb 08, 2024 By Christian Mba
Originally Published on Nov 22, 2023
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About Chris Hero

Chris Hero, whose real name is Chris Spradlin, is a prominent American professional wrestler and trainer. He was born on December 24, 1979, and has made a significant impact in the world of wrestling. Chris Hero has gained recognition for his work in various wrestling promotions, including CHIKARA, Ring of Honor, Combat Zone Wrestling, and more.

Chris Spradlin, nicknamed 'That Young Knockout Kid', has in recent years expanded his involvement in wrestling by taking on a producer role in All Elite Wrestling (AEW).

Chris Hero: Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Chris Hero's net worth?

Chris Hero's net worth is estimated to be about $1-5 million.

How much does Chris Hero earn per year?

Accurate information about Chris Hero's annual earnings is not available.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Chris Hero?

As a professional wrestler, Chris Hero is 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) tall.

How old is Chris Hero?

Born on December 24, 1979, Chris Hero is 44 years old as of 2023.

Childhood And Education

Born in Dayton, Ohio, Chris Hero attended Northmont High School. After graduating from Northmont High School in 1998, he started professional wrestling career training.

There is not much information about Chris Hero's childhood, family, or education.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Chris Hero dating?

There is no information on who Chris Hero is dating as of 2023.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Chris Hero and his friend Adam Ghazee started operating under the guidance of a local promoter named Gary Goffinet and trained under Bo Dacious. He also had training from Charlie Fulton at Monster Factory.

Taking Matt Stryker's instructions in 1999, Chris Hero went to train at Les Thatcher's wrestling camp in Cincinnati from May 1999 through November 1999.

Between 2000-2007, Chris Hero was a professional Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South wrestler.

He made his Combat Zone Wrestling debut in May 2002, facing off against Claude Marrow Jr., best known as Ruckus.

In October 2002, he attended the Blue Bloods Wrestling Camp, conducted by UK wrestlers Dave Taylor, William Regal, and Dave Finlay.

In the fall of 2003, Chris Hero came back to Combat Zone Wrestling, establishing himself as a fixture on the roster. Proclaiming himself the 'Savior' of Combat Zone Wrestling, he won the Ironman Championship by defeating Jimmy Rave on May 1, 2004.

Chris Hero debuted at Pro Wrestling Guerrilla in Southern California during the January 2004 Tango and Cash Invitational, competing to become the inaugural Pro Wrestling Guerrilla Tag Team Champions.

On November 16, 2013, he resumed his independent circuit appearances as 'Chris Hero', beating Shane Helms at a Pro Wrestling Syndicate event. He debuted with Dragon Gate USA the next day.

Chris Hero has held titles such as the CZW World Heavyweight Championship, PWG World Championship, and WXW World Heavyweight Championship.

Hero competed in Pro Wrestling Noah's 2015 Global League Tournament from October 16 to November 6, ending with four wins and three losses.

What awards has Chris Hero won?

Hero and Claudio Castagnoli formed the 'Kings Of Wrestling' duo, capturing multiple tag team titles, including the Chikara Campeonatos de Parejas, the Tag World Grand Prix 2006, the Combat Zone Wrestling World Tag Team Championship, the Juggalo Championship Wrestling Tag Team Championship, and the Ring of Honor World Tag Team Championship.

In the Coliseum Championship Wrestling, along with John Caesar, he won the Coliseum Championship Wrestling Tag Team Championship once and won three Coliseum Championship Wrestling heavyweight titles.

Chris Hero won the Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, All Pro Wrestling, and Alternative Championship Wrestling for a single term.

Chris Hero has held further heavyweight titles. He collected the Grand Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Championship and ICW Heavy Weight Championship heavyweight titles for a single term.

He and Danny Blackheart previously held the Hard Core Wrestling Tag Team Championship title.

Chris Hero's accolades in Pro Wrestling Noah include the Global League Puroresu Kakutōgi DX Award in 2014, the Global Tag League Outstanding Performance Award in 2015 alongside Colt Cabana, and the Global Tag League Technique Award in both 2014 and 2015, also with Colt Cabana.

He has won two Independent Wrestling Association East Coast Heavyweight Championship titles and four Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South Heavyweight Championship titles.

Chris Hero has twice won the Violent Championship Wrestling Tag Team Championship with Porno the Clown and the Violent Championship Wrestling Tripple Threat Championship.

Again, with Marc Roudin, Chris Hero has won the Westside Xtreme Wrestling Tag Team Championship and the Westside Xtreme Wrestling World Heavyweight Championship.

Charity Work

In June 2015, Hero participated in a Canadian Smash Wrestling event, an Infinity Gauntlet fundraiser for ALS research, wrestling continuously in a match where donation levels determined the length. He wrestled for over three hours and raised $3,440 for ALS research.

Other Interesting Chris Hero Facts And Trivia

  • In July 2003, Skayde from Toryumon Gym in Mexico City conducted special lucha libre clinics at Chikara, where Hero trained and integrated the Lucha style into his skill set.
  • Chris Spradlin was featured in the music video for 'The Ballad Of Bruce Moose' by indie band Born Ruffians, showcasing his rolling elbow and moonsault moves in slow motion.
  • Under the ring name Chris Hero, Spradlin was featured in WWE Home Video's 'CM Punk – Best In The World', DVD documentary discussing his matches with CM Punk on the independent circuit.


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Chris Hero Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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Chris Spradlin

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193 cm

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Northmont High School

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