George Tyrus Murdoch Biography
George Tyrus Murdoch is an American professional wrestler, currently signed to the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) where he is the current NWA World Television Champion. He is known for his tenure in WWE as Brodus Clay, and Impact Wrestling as Tyrus.
George Tyrus Murdoch Age
Tyrus is 49 years old as of 2022. He was born on February 21, 1973 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 21st February every year.
George Tyrus Murdoch Height
Tyrus stands at a height of 6 ft 7 in ( 2.01 m).
George Tyrus Murdoch Family
Being biracial, his father is black and his mother is white. His mother was 15 years old and his father was 19 at the time of his birth. He disclosed that his father was abusive and one time his eye was damaged after his father hit him, This led his mother to leave his father. He has a brother whose name is not disclosed to the public yet.
George Tyrus Murdoch Wife
Tyrus is married to Ingrid Rinck, a mental advocate and the founder of Sensible Meals. She is also a former gym owner with over 40 certifications and extensive experience as a fitness trainer. They are blessed with a daughter called Georgie Murdoch, born in May 2014.
George Tyrus Murdoch Net worth
Tyrus has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
George Tyrus Murdoch Salary
Tyrus earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
George Tyrus Murdoch Education
Tyrus attended Quartz Hill High School in Los Angeles County, California in 1990. Later, in 1992, he proceeded to Antelope Valley College and enrolled at the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 1995 to study teaching. Tyrus was a collegiate football player during his high school years. Murdoch, on the other hand, has stated that surgery to remove a ruptured appendix destroyed nerve endings in his leg, resulting in a permanent limp.
George Tyrus Murdoch Career
Tyrus is a Fox News Channel contributor. He joined the network in 2016 and contributes to FNC’s late-night program Gutfeld! on a regular basis. (weeknights, 11 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET). He has been a permanent panelist and actor on Gutfeld! and a contributor on various programs on the Fox News Channel as well as Fox Nation since 2016.
Tyrus adds his keen wit and caustic sense of humor to his commentary on a variety of Fox News programs. Tyrus is a former collegiate football player, professional wrestler, actor, and entertainer. Tyrus was up in Los Angeles, California, and had a difficult and unpredictable life, bouncing about foster homes at a young age. His fearsome frame led him positions in security as he grew older, and he eventually joined Hip Hop sensation Snoop Dogg’s security crew.
Murdoch was assigned to Deep South Wrestling (DSW), a WWE developmental territory, after earning a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He made his professional wrestling debut in September 2006, going by the ring name G-Rilla and adopting the persona of a street gangster. On September 7, he defeated Big Bully Douglas in a dark match in his first match for the organization. G-Rilla and Robert Anthony temporarily formed a tag team in December 2007, but Murdoch was terminated from his WWE contract on February 4, 2008.
Murdoch re-signed with WWE in January 2010 and was assigned to FCW. Murdoch forged an alliance with The Uso Brothers, Tamina, and Donny Marlow in March, once again utilizing the moniker G-Rilla. On the December 14, 2010 episode of NXT, he made his in-ring debut, teaming up with DiBiase to defeat Byron Saxton and his coach Chris Masters. On the January 25 episode of NXT, Clay won a four-way elimination match, earning the right to choose a new Pro. On the January 9, 2012 broadcast of Raw, Clay made his television debut as a face (heroic character) with a fun-loving, funk dancing gimmick and the nickname “The Funkasaurus,” and began using Ernest “The Cat” Miller’s theme music “Somebody Call My Momma.”
For Total Impact Wrestling, he acquired the ring name Tyrus in 2014. Tyrus called Greg Gutfeld out on Twitter a year later. Thus, a friendship was born, and the rest is history. Since then, he’s appeared on Gutfeld’s shows and contributed to a number of other Fox News Channel smash shows, including Outnumbered, Fox & Friends, The Five, and The Daily Briefing. He has beef featured in a series of movies and films.
George Tyrus Murdoch Sexual Harassment
After receiving a series of lewd text messages, Un-PC co-host Britt McHenry accused Murdoch of sexual harassment in 2019. The incident was examined and remedied, according to Fox News. McHenry, on the other hand, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News and Rupert Murdoch on December 10, 2019. McHenry then claimed that she misplaced her phone, which contained text messages that she claims are crucial to her accusations.
George Tyrus Murdoch Accomplishments and Championships
- National Wrestling Alliance – NWA World Television Championship (1 time, current)
- Pennsylvania Premiere Wrestling – PPW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated – Ranked No. 74 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2012 and 2013
- Total Nonstop Action Wrestling – Bound for Gold (2015)
- WWE – Slammy Award (1 time) – Best Dancer of the Year (2012)
George Tyrus Murdoch Fox News
Tyrus works at Fox Newsalongside other Fox News anchors who include;
- Jamie Colby
- Byron York
- Trey Yingst
- Kiron Skinner
- Marc Siegel
- Karl Rove
- Katie Pavlich
- Nicole Saphier
- Austin Westfall
- Ashley Strohmier