In This Biography
George Tyrus Murdoch Age, Career, Marital Status, and Net Worth
Who is Tyrus Murdoch?
George Tyrus Murdoch professionally known as Tyrus “wrestler” is an American professional wrestler cable news personality and actor. During his time in WWE, he was famously known as Brodus Clay and in total Nonstop Action as a Tyrus.
George trained in WWE farms territories Deep South Wrestling and Florida Championship Wrestling. After that, he debuted during the fourth season of WWE NXT, a WWE TV show where several rookies were paired with WWE wrestlers as mentors. George began on the main roster as his pro-Alberto Del Rio’s bodyguard. In 2014, he left after taking part in several WWE storylines and feuds. Tyrus teamed up with Lord Tensai and he went for a while undefeated and later turned heel.
George began her career in September 2006 and started using the ring name G-Rilla and adopted the gimmick of a street thug. In his first match for the promotion, he defeated Big Bully Douglas in a Dark march on September 7, 2006. After that G-Rilla became the enforcer for Urban Assault, and
the team included Eric Perez and Sonny Siaki. However, on October 26, Tyrus got into
a Feud with The Bag Lady, which cost Urban Assault a match for the DSW Tag Team Championship against The Major Brother( Brian and Brett). On November 30, the group won the Championship. However on December 21, when G-Rilla in and Freakins Deacon went head to head Tyrus was defeated by the Deacons and the group lost the match to the Major Brothers. G-Riller lost that night and his group member attacked him and threw him out of the group.
After he was thrown out of the group, at the beginning of January 2007 he feuded with Urban Assault attacking the member during the match. After that, he joined hands with his former enemy Freaking’s Deacon and the Duo defeated the Urban Assault in their first match together. The duo continued to defeat teams including Frankie Coverdale and Bob Hoskins and others. In March, the two defeated the DSW Tag Team Champions, Team Elite which included Derrick Neikirk and Mike Knox in two successive non-title matches. However, Deacon was hit with a steel chair by Elite Team in March 2007, and that incident sent him into a mental breakdown. After that, the group dissolved.In June 2007, he made his Debut at FCW’s inaugural show where he was using the G-Rilla and defeated Shawn Osborne. On September 15 he eliminated Teddy Hart and he won the Royal battle becoming the number one contender to the FCW Southern Heavyweight Championship. After that on September 25, he challenged Harry Smith for the championship. However, he lost through disqualification thus Smith retaining the championship. In December 2007 he formed an alliance with Robert Anthony, however, on 4th February 2008, his contract with WWE came to an end.
How Old is George Tyrus Murdoch?
He is 50 years old as of February 2023, having been born on February 21, 1973, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Tyrus shares his birthday with other famous people such as Elliot Page, Alan Rickman, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sophie Turner, Jordan Peele, Kelsey Grammer, Kumail Nanjiani, Tiffani Amber Thiessen, Miley Cyrus, Emma Stone, Seth MacFarlane, and many more.
George Tyrus Murdoch Family
Who are George Tyrus Murdoch’s Parents
His father is a black American while his mother is white. Tyrus was born when his father was a teenager aged 19 years and his mother 15 years. His father was abusive and recounted a scenario where his father damaged his eye due to this his parents separated and his mother went back to her parent’s house.
Does George Tyrus Murdoch Have Siblings?
He has a younger brother. However, George and his younger brother were not welcomed since their father was black because of his parent’s differences he and his brother were forced to be raised in foster.
George Tyrus Murdoch Education
George joined Quartz Hill High School in Los Angeles in 1990. After that, he attended Antelope Valley College in 1992. Murdoch then joined the University of Nebraska at Kearney where he majored in teaching.
George Tyrus Murdoch Spouse
Tyrus is married to the love of his life Ingrid Rinck. His wife is an American Lifestyle and Fitness Entrepreneur.
George Tyrus Murdoch’s Children
He is a father of three kids he has two sons from his former relationships. He also has a daughter together with Ingrid Rinick. He has also two more step-sons.
2010-2011 (Return to WWE developmental)
George resigned from WWE in January 2010 and after that, he was assigned to FCW. In March formed a group with The Uso Brothers Tamina and Donny Marlow where he retained his name as G-Riller. In May 2010 he changed his name from G-Riller to Brodus Clay, derived from Snoop Dogg’s real name, Calvin Cordozar Broadus. Clay and Marlow challenged Los Aviadores for the FCCW Florida Tag Team Championship. However, the duo was defeated and in the same month, they started calling themselves the Colossal Connection. Clay appeared at a WWE house show but he lost against JTG.
Alliance with Alberto Del Rio
Clay was named as part of the fourth season during the final season three of NXT. In the fourth season, his pros were going to be Ted DiBiase and Maryse. On December 14, 2010, he made his debut in the NXT where he teamed up with DiBiase and the duo defeated Byron Saxton and his mentor Chris Masters. During the January 25 episodes of the NXT, clay won a four-way elimination match where he earned the right to select his pros.
After that, he chooses Alberto Del Rio as his new Pro, and after that, he attacked DiBiase. On March 1, he became No.2 when he lost to Curtis during the season finale. After his stay at NXT, On the March 7 episode of Raw, Clay debuted as a new Del Rio’s bodyguard from the river and replaced him in his party against Christian in a losing effort. Moreover, as the river was confusing with Edge and Christian, the clay faced individual matches against them.
nd in addition, he partnered with the river to face Edge and Christian. However, he accompanied the river to the Ring in Wrestlemania XXVII by the game of it with Edge. In the episode of April 25, Raw, Raw was drafted, while Clay remained in Smackdown. The final aspect of Clays with the river occurred on May 1 in the extreme rules, when it interfered on behalf of the river since from the river he faced Christian in a staircase game for the heavyweight championship of Vacant World. In spite of this, the River was not successful in winning the game. The FunkasaurusClay reappeared in the August 4, 2011 episode of Superstars, where he defeated Pat Silva. WWE published cartoons promoting Clay’s return to television in the November 7, 2011 episodes of Raw and Superstars. Clay came back to television in the January 9, 2012 episode of Raw as a heroic character with a funny funk dance track, nicknamed “The Funkasaurus” and started using Ernest’s theme song “The Cat”. Miller “Somebody Call My Momma” . Clay has incorporated twists and dance moves into his various squash wins on both Raw and SmackDown. However, at WrestleMania XXVII, Clay appeared on stage, calling and dancing with MommA Clay. In addition, he started fighting with Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger when he saved Santino Marella from them. On May 28, 2012, the famous Big Show attacked Clay at ringside and brutally assaulted him. The Big Show attack made Clay promise to be more aggressive in the ring. During the No Way Out, Clay defeated David Otunga in the pre-show match. In January 2013, Clay took part in the 2013 competition of Royal Rumble and he was eliminated by five men. Moreover, in March, Clay and Tensai joined hands and later the duo defeated established teams like Primo & Epico, 3MB’s Heath Slater and Jinder Mahal, and Team Rhodes Scholars. The Funkasaurus Continuation During the March 22 episode of SmackDown, Tensai, and Clay lost to Team Rhodes Scholar after interference from the Bella Twins. Moreover, Clay was knocked out of the Survivor Series pay-per-view in the 10-man tag team elimination match after being knocked out by his mate Tensai. Clay has a feud with Damien Sandow, who was attacked by Clay after a video of Sandow’s beating at the hands of DX. Clay and Sandow eventually met on the August 20 episode of Raw, where Sandow won but was attacked after the match. Brodus is a WWE Cruiserweight Champion.
In November 2013, Clay began a storyline in which he became angry and jealous of newcomer Xavier Woods. ho “borrowed” the music of Clay and The Funkadactyls for his contribution. Clay started to show more evil tendencies, such as repeatedly attacking Woods, after defeating him in one match. On June 12, 2014, Clay was released from WWE.
A Career at Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / Impact Wrestling (2014–2018)
He debuted for TNA (Total Nonstop Action Wrestling) on September 16, 2014, under the ring name Tyrus at TNA’s television tapings, aligning himself with Ethan Carter III (EC3). Moments after he was introduced by EC3, on October 15 he had his first wrestling match on the episode of Impact Wrestling against Shark Boy, which he won. On May 15, 2015, during an episode of Impact Wrestling, he lost to Mr. Anderson. At Slammiversary, he and Carter defeated Lashley and Mr. Anderson at the co-main event. On January 6, 2017, he and Eli Drake unsuccessfully challenged The Broken Hardys (Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy) for the TNA World Tag Team Championships at TNA One Night Only: Live! The promotion was announced on August 18, 2017, and Tyrus was granted his release from his contract.
A Career at Independent Circuit (2018)
On December 8, he made his debut for Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore at House of Hardcore 52. There, he teamed with Robert Strauss to unsuccessfully face David Arquette and RJ City.
A Career at National Wrestling Alliance (2021-Present)
National Wrestling Alliance announced on its social media account on March 11, 2021, that Tyrus would make his NWA debut at Back For The Attack. He went on to defeat The Pope on the August 6 episode of NWA Powerrr to win the NWA World Television Championship. On August 28, 2022, he unsuccessfully challenged Trevor Murdoch for the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship at NWA 74th Anniversary Show. At the event on November 12, Tyrus pinned Murdoch to win the title, marking the first world championship in his career.
A Television Commentary Career
Fox News host Greg Gutfeld invited Murdoch in 2016 to appear as a guest commentator on The Greg Gutfeld Show. He then began making guest appearances on various programs on Fox News Channel, including The Five. Since April 2021, he has been a regular panelist on Gutfeld’s relaunched 11 p.m. show, Gutfeld! From 2018 to 2019, he was a co-host of the show Un-PC on Fox News’s streaming channel, Fox Nation. In June 2019, he premiered a Fox Nation show, Nuff Said.
George Tyrus Murdoch Height
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6 feet and 9 inches and also weighs 170kg (175lb).
George Tyrus’s Salary and Net Worth
Murdoch’s net worth is $2 million and still counting.
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