Goldust Bio Career Net Worth

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Dustin  Patrick Runnels, popularly known as “Goldust”, is a well-known American professional wrestler who now performs on “Monday Night Raw” (WWE).

He debuted in 1990 against Paul Diamond for what was then known as the World Wrestling Federation (W.W.F.).

With almost 27 years of experience in wrestling and promotion, he is presently the longest-serving “WWE” talent.

Before competing in “WWE,” he won titles in “Total Nonstop Action Wrestling” (TNA) and “World Wrestling Championship” (WCW). Twenty championships have been bestowed to Goldust by the wrestling world.

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These include the following titles: “WCW United States Heavyweight Championship,” “WCW World Tag Team Championship,” “WWE Intercontinental Championship,” “WWE World Tag Team Championship,” and the “WWE Hardcore Championship.”

He is a fan favorite in the ‘WWE world because of his outrageous character and distinctive golden-yellow face paint. “Black Reign,” “Dustin Rhodes,” “Dustin Runnels,” and “Gold Dustin” are just a few of his wrestling monikers.

He has also imitated wrestler and celebrity personas, including “Chynadust,” “Dust Lovedust,” “Dustydust,” “Hunterdust,” “Sabledust,” and “Vaderdust” elsewhere.

He revealed his participation in WrestleMania 34’s “Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal Match” on April 2, 2018, on an episode of “Raw.” Unfortunately, that same night, “Woken” Matt Hardy defeated him.

Goldust Biography


He was born Dustin Runnels on April 11, 1969, in Dallas, Texas, to Sandra and Virgil Runnels.

Dusty Rhodes, a WWE Hall of Famer, is his father’s more famous name.

In addition to his half-brother Cody, who also made it big in the wrestling world, he has two sisters, Teil and Kristin.

Championship Wrestling of Tampa, Florida, was Rhodes’s first professional wrestling promotion in 1988.

In his first match, he defeated Bob Cook. In 1989, Rhodes won and briefly held the N.W.A. Florida Heavyweight Championship.

Goldust Career

Goldust Career

Dustin Rhodes debuted in the professional wrestling industry in 1988 in Tampa, Florida, with Championship Wrestling.

He debuted in 1989 with WCW and won the NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship that same year.

After losing in a tag team match against Ted DiBiase and Virgil in early 1991, Rhodes departed the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), where he debuted in 1990.

Rhodes clashed with Terrence Taylor and Larry Zbyszko after his 1991 return to WCW. Along with Barry Windham, he formed a tag team that went on to win the WCW Tag Team Championship.

After losing the championship in November, Rhodes reclaimed it in September with Windham.

He defeated Maxx Payne to retain his 1993 WCW United States Heavyweight Championship. After beating Rick Rude in 1994, Rhodes became the second US Heavyweight Champion.

Returning to WWF in 1995, Rhodes took on the persona of the villain Goldust, who used sexually suggestive and provocative mind tricks to confuse and annoy his opponents.

He was portrayed as a drag queen who was utterly enamoured with movies and all things golden, especially the Oscar trophy.

Rhodes moved on from WCW to his father’s newly formed organization, Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling, where he won the Heavyweight Championship before abandoning it when word got out that he was making a triumphant return to WWF.

Upon returning to WWF in late 2001, Rhodes revived his Goldust persona. He then transitioned to the challenging level, where he amassed nine titles.

After WWF changed its name to WWE and split its roster between Raw and SmackDown, he was put to Raw.

Before they were forced to split up in early 2003, he and Booker T. won the World Tag Team Championship as a tag team.

Rhodes returned to WWE for the third time in 2005 after a stint on the independent circuit and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.

His contract was terminated in mid-2006 due to his failure to attend as scheduled.

Following a short stint on the indie circuit in 2008, Rhodes made a triumphant comeback to Japan in 2007 for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.

After that, he joined Hornswoggle to make his fourth appearance in WWE as Goldust.

Rhodes and his half-brother Cody won the WWE Tag Team Championship in 2013 on Rhodes’ sixth comeback to the company as Goldust.

Despite their best efforts, they were ultimately defeated by the New Age Outlaws while defending their championship.

After Stardust betrayed Goldust in 2015, the following year, R-Truth and Goldust created a team known as the Golden Truth.

After becoming a heel, he turn caused the team to break up in May 2017, they continued competing.

Until the spring of 2019, when his contract with WWE ended, Rhodes continued wrestling.

After he departed from WWE, he wrestled for All Elite Wrestling and squared off against Cody, his half-brother, at Double or Nothing.

He signed a multi-year contract with AEW to instruct and wrestle with them in August 2019.

Goldust Wife

Goldust Wife

Rhodes tied the knot with fellow professional wrestler Terri Boatright in 1993. Before getting divorced in 1999, the parents had a daughter they called Dakota.

Rhodes then wed Milena Martelloni in the latter half of 2002; the couple filed for a divorce the following year.

In the summer of 2012, he tied the knot with Ta-rel Marie Roche, his third wife. “Cross Rhodes: Goldust, Out of the Darkness,” Rhodes’s autobiography published in 2010, delves into some of his relationships.

Goldust Net Worth

Goldust Net Worth

He is A professional United States wrestler worth $3 million.

He is named Dustin Rhodes and is related to wrestlers Dusty and Cody Rhodes.

Among Goldust’s many accomplishments, the several WWF and WWE tenures spanning 1995–2019 stand out.

Among his many appearances, he has been with AEW, TNA, and WCW.

Rhodes held the titles of WCW US Heavyweight Champion twice and WWE Hardcore Champion nine times, among his over twenty championships.

Goldust’s career has earned him respect which his children are still enjoying today as they also involved in wrestling.

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