40 (passed away Jun. 25th, 2007)
May. 21st, 1967
Montreal, Québec, Canada
Chris Benoit's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles
Benoit has trained in Stu Hart's "Dungeon". He has wrestled in such places as Canada, the U.S., Japan, Mexico and Germany. Benoit has held the WCW Tag Team title and Television title (his TV title reign was never acknowledged on TV) At his level of experience and natural skill Benoit should be the World Champ and in main events throughout the country. His hometown is in Edmonton, Alberta but he's usually wresting in the States. Benoit was without a doubt one of Canada's finest wrestlers.
- He joined the WWF in January 2000, as a member of the Radicalz with Eddie Guerrero, Perry Saturn and Dean Malenko. He became the Intercontinental Champion at WrestleMania 2000.
- Trained by Stu Hart. Chris Benoit would work all week, then drive 185 miles south, from his Edmonton home, to Calgary, to the Hart House. After 6 months of the grueling training, Benoit made his debut for Stu Hart's Stampede Wrestling.
- Won United States Champion-belt from Mr.Kennedy via Crippler Crossface in his Smackdown re-debut 2006.
- 2004 WWE Royal Rumble Winner
- Held WCW TV Title a couple of times, WCW Tag Title a few times and recently won the US Heavyweight Title
- The second man to enter #1 and win the Royal Rumble (Shawn Michaels was the first), but now holds the record for being in a Rumble match the longest (over 61 minutes, former record holder was Ric Flair with almost one hour, while Shawn Michaels Rumble win was 48:37)
- Former WCW Tag Team Champion.
- Chris Benoit held the WCW World title for less than a day. Because he left, with three others, he was forced to forfeit the title.