Dusty Rhodes Rank
About Dusty Rhodes
Dusty Rhodes, as he’s professionally known, rose to prominence after he joined the World Wide Wrestling Federation, later known as World Wrestling Entertainment, in 1977. Under the promotion, he participated in some prestigious events including WrestleMania and SummerSlam. Furthermore, he performed under other notable promotions like Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling. He later worked as the general manager of NXT Wrestling, a sub-division of WWE.
He was known in private life as Virgil Riley Runnels Jr. He divorced Sandra Runnels in 1975, after ten years of marriage. Three years later, he wedded Michelle Runnels. He’s the father of wrestlers, Dustin (also known as Goldust) and Cody Rhodes. His other children are called Kristin, and Teil.
He, together with other great wrestlers, were initiated into the ‘WWE Hall of Fame’ in 2007.
Reports suggest that his death was caused by kidney failure.
He was also known by the ring name, "The American Dream".
During his days in college, he was a member of his school’s football and baseball teams.
Dusty Rhodes Rank
Dusty Rhodes' Popularity
Dusty Rhodes was a famous American wrestler, who was born on October 12, 1945. As a person born on this date, Dusty Rhodes is listed in our database as the 29th most popular celebrity for the day (October 12) and the 65th most popular for the year (1945).
People born on October 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Dusty Rhodes is the 1256th most popular Libra.
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