Jimmy Hart Biography and Early Life
Jimmy Hart is an American professional wrestling manager, musician, composer and entrepreneur. He was born James Ray Hart on January 1, 1943 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. He was born to his parents named Olive Hart (Father) and Beggie Hart (Mother). He grew up with three siblings named Nathan Hart (Brother), Jacob Hart (Brother) and Isabel Hart (Sister).
Jimmy Hart Net Worth
Jimmy Hart is an American professional wrestling manager, musician, composer and entrepreneur who has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He earns over $600 thousand as salary annually.
Jimmy Hart Career
Jimmy Hart was introduced into wrestling by Jerry Lawler, but they later had issues which led to them separating. From 1981 until 1984, he led wrestlers like Austin Idol, Masao Ito and Gilbert to NWA/AWA international titles. In 1985, he started a new phase of his managerial career in WWF, after he was hired by Vince McMahon. He managed King Kong Bundy at Wrestlemania. In 1986, he began to manage the Funk brothers which included Terry Funk, Hoss Funk and Jimmy Jack Funk.
In 1987, he managed WWF Women’s Tag Team Champions Judy Martin and Leilani Kai, who were also known as The Glamour Girls. In 1987, he was named Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Manager of the Year and he also won the award again in 1994. In 2007, he appeared at the PMG Clash of Legends. On March 1, 2010, his all-female wrestling promotion wrestlicious premiered on MavTv and BiteTv.
On January 12, 2012, he wrestled at PWS WrestleReunion VI in battle Royal won by The Godfather. In October of 2003, he made his debut at Total Nonstop Action (TNA). In March of 2011, he quit TNA and returned to WWE. Hart authored the book titled The Mouth of the South, which was released on November 18, 2004.
Jimmy Hart Wife
Jimmy Hart is married to his wife named Michelle Lamerely. They were married in 1970.
Jimmy Hart Height and Weight
Jimmy Hart stands at a height of 5 ft 10 inches (1.78 m). He weighs 166 lb (75 kg).
Jimmy Hart Nationality and Ethnicity
Jimmy Hart is of American nationality. He is of white ethnicity.
Jimmy Hart Residence
Jimmy Hart resides in Tampa, Florida, United States.
Jimmy Hart Real Name
Jimmy Hart’s real name is James Ray Hart.
James Ray Hart Religion
James Ray Hart practices Christianity as religion.
James Ray Hart Parents
James Ray Hart was born to his parents named Olive Hart (Father) and Beggie Hart (Mother).
James Ray Hart Siblings
James Ray Hart grew up with three siblings named Nathan Hart (Brother), Jacob Hart (Brother) and Isabel Hart (Sister).
James Ray Hart Kids
James Ray Hart has two kids named Anthony Hart (Son) and Edna Hart (Daughter).
Social Media Presence
Hart has over 100 thousand Twitter followers, over 50 thousand Facebook followers and he is also active on a host of other social media networks.
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Controversies, rumors and legal issues
James Ray Hart has been involved in a number of controversial headlines since making it to limelight as a wrestling manager, but the one that stands out is his year-long feud with Jerry Lawler. Jerry was the one who introduced Hart to wrestling.
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Facts about James Ray Hart
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Salary||Over $600 thousand annually|
|Earnings||Over $600 thousand annually|
|Income Source||Professional wrestling manager, musician, composer and entrepreneur|
|Birthday||January 1, 1943|
|Wife||Michelle Lamerely (m. 1970)|
|Real Name||James Ray Hart|
|Parents||Olive Hart (Father) and Beggie Hart (Mother)|
|Siblings||Nathan Hart (Brother), Jacob Hart (Brother) and Isabel Hart (Sister)|
|Kids||Anthony Hart (Son) and Edna Hart (Daughter)|
|Height||5 ft 10 inches (1.78 m)|
|Weight||166 lb (75 kg)|
|Residence||Tampa, Florida, United States|