Pete Dunne is a professional WWE wrestler who is famous for his involvement with WWE. Pete Dunne is a former WWE NXT UK Victor, NXT Tag Team Champ, and also the champion of the Dusty Rhodes Classic 2020.
Table of Biography
The professional wrestler was born with the name Peter Thomas England on 9th November 1993 in Birmingham, England. He holds an English nationality and has been following the Christian religion. Likewise, his zodiac sign is Scorpio and his age is 28 years old. As for his family, he has one sibling whose name is Damian Dunne, a wrestler. There is not much information about his family and his education too but it is for sure that he is a well-educated man.
Career and Professional Life
In 2006, he started getting training when he was 12 years old from Steve “Psycho” Edwards at Phoenix Wrestling which is in Coventry. At the Holbrooks Festival of 2007, he made his 1st presence as a wrestler against Mark Andrews. His trainer then was Max Angelus and was taking part in other minor local displays like EDW Wrestling, and Kamikaze Pro Wrestling. He had a competition as Tiger Kid to Helix at Riot Act Wrestling until January 2010 in Kent. Then, he got his retirement from the character and accepted the name, Pete Dunne.
The wrestler started performing in a tag group every day together with his kayfabe sibling, Damian. Since 2011, his international competitions took place such as LDN Wrestling, Dublin Championship Wrestling, Celtic Wrestling, Welsh Wrestling, Royal Imperial Wrestling, and PBW. In September 2014, his 1st presence for Chikara took place, when he, his brother, and Mark Andrews, allocated jointly as “Team UK”, participated in the 2014 King of Trios. It was the quarterfinals, before being defeated by The Devastation Corporation.
After one year, he got back to the 2015 King of Trios after which he. Andrews and Morgan Webster were excluded by United Nations. In 2013, he spent 3 months on tour with Michinoku Pro Wrestling. They teamed with Jason Larusso to get a win against Bad Boy but trailed to the Brahman Brothers the following night. Pete lost his following 2 games, before beating Ayumu Gunji in his 1st singles game in Japan. On 5th May, his last game on the tour happened when he and Larusso were beaten by Yapper Man #1 and Yapper Man #2.
More about his career
Then, on 18th May 2014, he made his 1st appearance in Progress at Chapter, beating Robbie X. After 4 months, he got back to Progress after losing to Morgan Webster. He got away from Progress for nineteen months and got back at Chapter 28 in April 2016 with his brother to beat Trent Seven and Tyler Bate. In Chapter 29, Pete got in a qualifying game for WWE’s Cruiserweight Classic tournament, dropping to Jack Gallagher. He participated in the 1st round of the Super Strong Style 16 Tournament at Chapter 30 but got out by Mark Haskins.
In Chapter 33, he bowed to his tag teammate and kayfabe brother. He and Seven beat The London Riots at Chapter 36 and won the Progress Tag Team Championship. On 10th May 2014, he took part in the Revolution Pro Wrestling with F.S.U to get The Revolutionists into a dropping power. In January 2016, his subsequent game took place at Live At The Cockpit 5. He won the RPW British Cruiserweight Championship, beating El Ligero and Morgan Webster. Dunne even participated at Global Wars UK, dropping to Yuji Nagata and Tomohiro Ishii. On 21st January 2017, the wrestler was misplaced to NJPW’s Yoshi-Hashi.
He participated in the 2-night United Kingdom Championship Tournament and got crowned as the 1st ever WWE United Kingdom Victor on 14th and 15th January 2017. Then, he contracted with WWE and became a member of NXT, debuting on 22nd February 2017 where he beat Mark Andrews. On 4th April, Pete was present on 205 Live to promote approaching the UK to live shows. On 7th May, he become a new contender for the United Kingdom Championship. Dunne made his main roster entrance on the 6th November episode of Raw in Manchester, England.
He kept on protecting his title on NXT, 1st is contrary to Bate on 20th December, and then contrary to Roderick Strong on 14th February 2018. On 12th January 2019 at the opening NXT UK TakeOver event, he reserved his title against Joe Coffey. He also made a special presence in the Royal Rumble match at the namesake pay-per-view on the 27th of January. On the 14th April episode of NXT UK, he lost the game against Walter for the United Kingdom Championship.
He became a part of British Strong Style to brawl with Imperium in the ring. In June 2019, he got back from NXT UK to NXT. On the 11th March 2020 episode of NXT, he got inactive due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He got back to NXT UK being a producer on 17th September . On the 15th of October 2020 NXT UK, Dunne got back temporarily on the NXT UK brand. On 28th October at Halloween Havoc, he got back to NXT. Moreover, he is also the founder of the clothing line, Defend Indy Wrestling.
As a professional wrestler, Pete has been earning an impressive amount of money to this day. Dunne has an estimated net worth of about $2 million as of a recent update. Similarly, the wrestler has been making $200,000 as his salary. His only primary source of income is his successful career as a professional wrestler. As for his residence, he has been living a comfy and healthy life in England together with his lovely daughter.
Coming to his relationship status, there is not much information about Pete’s romantic love life. But observing his social media accounts, it has been found that he has a beautiful baby daughter. The wrestler has been keeping his lips tight when it comes to this love life. As of now, we can only say that Dunne is a single man but also a father of his daughter. Moreover, the professional English wrestler had been never been active in any unwanted rumors and controversy.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Regarding his body measurement, the professional wrestler has been very concerned about his physics. Dunne has a good height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) and a suitable bodyweight of around 93 kgs or 205 lbs. Similarly, the English wrestler has a fair complexion with a pair of brown eyes and brown hair. As A wrestler, he has an athletic body type for which he still exercises and follows a diet regularly. Moreover, he now has long hair which makes his personality more attractive.
As for his presence on the social media platforms, Pete has been quite active on these social platforms. The English wrestler has been active on Instagram, Twitter, and also on Facebook with thousands of followers. On Facebook, he has gained over nine thousand followers and 388 thousand followers on Instagram. Likewise, the professional wrestler has gained 228.5 thousand followers on his Twitter account. Looking at the number of followers on social media, it seems like he has been quite popular there.