Tyrus is a famous American actor, wrestler, and commentator. Tyrus is also famous for his appearances as a host in TV shows Nuff Said and Un-PC.
Table of Biography
Tyrus was born on February 21, 1973, and he is currently 48 years old. He hails from Boston, Massachusetts, and his zodiac sign is Pisces. His real name is George Murdoch and he is biracial as his father is black and his mother is white.
Regarding his education, he attended Quartz Hill High School that is located in Los Angeles County, California. Then in the year 1992, he went to Antelope Valley College. Later on, he attended the University of Nebraska located at Kearney by the year 1995. At the university, this personality studied to become a teacher.
Talking more about his family background, his father and mother were 19 and 15 years old respectively when he was born. He later revealed in the year 2018 that his father abused and damaged his eye by hitting him. After this incident, his mother left his father – taking him and his brother with her.
Following this, his mother moved back to her parent’s home. However, he and his brother were not welcomed to this house as they had a black father. The two siblings lived with a foster family for several years. With the hopes of reuniting with his family, he was obsessed with changing his skin color during the time with his foster family. Later on, the two siblings lived with their mother eventually but he left home at the young age of 15 years.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Tyrus is an actor, wrestler, and cable TV political commentator. As a wrestler, he is now signed to National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). There, he is now the NWA World Television Champion. Moreover, people also recognize him for his tenure in WWE as “Brodus Clay” and in Impact Wrestling as “Tyrus”.
Prior to his debut as a wrestler during the 4th season of WWE NXT, he trained in WWE’s farm territories Deep South Wrestling and Florida Championship Wrestling. In this TV show, the rookies were paired with WWE wrestlers as mentors.
This personality participated in many WWE storylines and feuds. This went on until he departed in the year 2014. This wrestle went undefeated for a while and also teamed up with Lord Tensai. Then from the year 2014 to 2017, he wrestled in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. Here, his ring name became Tyrus.
In the year 2016, he became the contributor on The Greg Gutfeld Show as well as on numerous programs on the Fox News Channel and Fox Nation. During this time as well, he used his ring name “Tyrus”. His journey as a commentator started when the Fox News host – Greg Gutfeld – invited this personality to appear as a guest commentator in November 2016. This was for The Greg Gutfeld Show.
After his 1st appearance, Greg offered him to come back on the show twice a month. Following this, the actor started making guest appearances on other programs on Fox News Channel. Soon, he became a regular contributor on The Daily Briefing. Additionally, from the year 2018 to 2019, this personality became the co-host of the show Un-PC.
During school, this personality also played college football. However, due to his surgery, his football career ended. This surgery was done to remove a ruptured appendix severed nerve endings in his leg. After this surgery, this actor was left with a permanent limp.
Furthermore, this personality is a former bodyguard for the American rapper – Snoop Dogg. He also gained his ring name Brodus Clay after the same rapper, whose real name is Calvin Broadus. His other ring names are G-Rilla, George T. Murdoch, and Monstrous BC. He has also gained multiple nicknames as a wrestler such as The Funkasaurus, The Mastodon of Mayhem, The Super Sexy Suplex Machine, and Tyrus Smash.
Tyrus is a married man and his wife is Ingrid Rinck. They have a daughter named Georgie born in May 2014. Besides Georgie, he has two other children but their names and their mother’s names are not mentioned. His other children are one daughter who he mentioned in one Instagram post as Agent N and a son whose name is not mentioned.
Tyrus stands tall at an approximate height of 6 feet 7 inches or 2.01 meters and his weight is around 375 lbs or 170 kgs. Likewise, this actor has brown hair and eyes of the same color.
Social Media and Net Worth
Talking about his social media presence, Tyrus joined Twitter in December 2010 and so far has over 368.1K followers on his @PlanetTyrus account. Likewise, this actor has more than 148k followers on his @tyrussmash Instagram account. Moving on, this actor/wrestler has a net worth of around $2 million US dollars.