Scott Hall a.k.a Razor Ramon was a retired American wrestler who professionally wrestled in WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) and WCW (World Wrestling Championship). Moreover, Razor Ramon began his professional wrestling career in 1984 and rose to fame after joining the WWF in May 1992.
Table of Biography
Scott Oliver Hall best known by his stage name, Razor Ramon was born on 20 October 1958, in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, the United States of America. At the time of his death, he was 63 years old and was a citizen of the United States. Moreover, he was a Christian by religion and he had a zodiac sign of Libra. He was the son of army personnel. As a result, the family had to move their home every year. Apart from this, there is no more information regarding his parents and siblings.
Talking about his academic background, he attended the ‘All American High’ school in Munich, Germany. His family then returned to the United States, where he earned a pre-medical degree from Maryland’s ‘St. Mary’s College.’ He had developed an interest in wrestling and begun preparing for it by the time he graduated from college.
He broke his hip in March 2022 and underwent hip replacement surgery. On March 12, 2022, a blood clot was dislodged following the surgery, and he suffered three heart attacks as a result. He died in Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Georgia, on March 14, 2022, at the age of 63.
He made his professional wrestling debut in South Carolina in 1984 and later competed for NWA in CWF (Championship Wrestling Florida) (National Wrestling Alliance). AWA (American Wrestling Association) noticed him in 1985 and signed him up for their league. In 1987, he wrestled in the NJPW (New Japan Pro-Wrestling) league. He left AWA to join NWA in 1989, only a year before the company went out of business.
In June of the same year, he performed in a vignette and a house show as part of NWA’s new push to foster fresh talent. He debuted as a professional wrestler on WCW in July. He tried to compete in a WWF Wrestling Challenge in 1990 but was unsuccessful. After that, he re-enlisted with NJPW.
In addition, he also competed in CWA’s ‘Catch Cup 90’ league in Germany under the nickname ‘Texas Scott.’ He was a part of the WCW’s Puerto Rico promotion in 1991. He returned to WCW in April of that year under the nickname ‘The Diamond Studd.’
He was signed by the WWF in 1992 and began wrestling under the nickname ‘Razor Ramon,’ playing a flashy Cuban criminal from Miami. Moreover, he joined WCW in 1996 and helped to form the famous ‘New World Order group. He was fired from WCW in October 2000, allegedly for drunken behavior while on tour in Germany. He had to retire from wrestling in 2000 due to a neck injury. In 2001, he returned to Japan and joined NJPW. In Alabama and Florida, he also competed in a few contests.
WWF to WWE
In 2002, he joined the WWF on the condition that he and his friends Hulk Hogan and Kevin Nash re-establish the ‘New World Order.’ In the same year, he fought in a TNA event, which was the promotion’s first pay-per-view event. He and his friend Kevin Nash made a comeback in TNA in 2004. Returning to WCW in 2007, he resumed his Razor Ramon character. He also appeared in JCW that year (Juggalo Championship Wrestling).
He wrestled at Continental Championship Wrestling in May of 2010. Moreover, he left the company in June after irregularly working for TNA for nearly eight years because of personal and legal issues. From 2011 through 2012, he continued to work for independent promotions such as ‘Vintage Pro Wrestling,’ ‘I Believe in Wrestling,’ and others.
For a short time in 2015, he was a member of GFW (Global Force Wrestling). That year, he also appeared in a WWE event called Raw. He competed in the televised tournaments of the World Association of Wrestling in England in 2016. He returned to WWE in 2019 for a RAW Reunion event.
Awards and Net Worth
He won his first ‘WWE Intercontinental Championship’ in October 1993. He was the first WWE wrestler to earn a four-time ‘WWE Intercontinental Champion’ from 1993 to 1996. In 1997, he was named champion of the ‘WCW World War 3’ tournament. He was honored into the ‘WWE Hall of Fame’ in 2014 as ‘Razor Ramon.’
As part of the New World Order group, he was elected into the ‘WWE Hall of Fame’ in 2020. He was the two-time winner of the ‘WCW United States Heavyweight Championship.’ He was a former champion of the ‘WCW Television Championship.’ He won the ‘World Tag Team Championship’ nine times, once each with AWA, TNA, and WCW.
At the time of his death, his net worth was estimated around $4 million and his salary was around $1.4 million annually in 2000.
He got married to Dana Lee Burgio in 1990. The couple was blessed with a son Cody Taylor and a daughter, Cassidy Lee. The pair separated in 1998 but remarried in 1999 and again divorced a year later. In 2006, he married Jessica Hart, whom he had met through a mutual friend. The relationship, however, did not work out this time, and they divorced in 2007. He was also rumored to be dating Lisa Howell in 2012, according to reports. He is currently a single man in his early sixties who is loving his newfound freedom.
Body measurements and Social media
He stands 6 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 130 kg. Moreover, he had an athletic body with green eyes and back, and grey hair. Moreover, he has a shoe size of 15.
This wrestler is no longer in the world, so that, he is not active on any kind of social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.