Wade Barrett Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Wade Barrett Quick Info
Height6 ft 7 in
Weight112 kg
Date of BirthAugust 10, 1980
Zodiac SignLeo
Eye ColorGreen

Wade Barrett is an English bare-knuckle boxer turned professional wrestler and actor who came to prominence as the protagonist leader of The Nexus on WWE in 2010. Besides that, he has also appeared in various films and shows including Dead Man Down (2013) and Eliminators (2016). Wade also has a huge social media fan base with more than 800k followers on Instagram and more than 2 million followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Stuart Alexander Bennett

Nick Name

Stu, Wade Barrett

Wade Barrett as seen in a picture taken at WrestleMania 32 Axxess on March 31, 2016
Wade Barrett as seen in a picture taken at WrestleMania 32 Axxess on March 31, 2016 (Miguel Discart / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


Los Angeles, California, United States




Wade graduated from the University of Liverpool with a degree in Marine Biology.

As a wrestler, Barrett trained under the watchful eye of former wrestler Al Snow and Jon Richie.


Host, Actor, Commentator, Professional Wrestler


  • Siblings – Teegan Bannett (Older Brother)


Wade is represented by Alex of Inter Talent Group.




6 ft 7 in or 201 cm


112 kg or 247 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Wade has dated –

  1.  Alicia Fox
Wade Barrett as seen in a picture taken after a match on April 7, 2014
Wade Barrett as seen in a picture taken after a match on April 7, 2014 (Megan Elice Meadows / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Sports a whole beard
  • Tall and muscular physical appearance

Brand Endorsements

Wade has done endorsement work for various brands such as –

  • Walmart
  • Ross

Wade Barrett Favorite Things

  • Wrestling Match Of All-Time – The WWF Intercontinental Championship match in the main event of SummerSlam 1992, between Davey Boy Smith and Bret Hart.

Source – Wikipedia

Wade Barrett during WWE's Tribute to the Troops show on December 11, 2010 in Fort Hood, Texas
Wade Barrett during WWE’s Tribute to the Troops show on December 11, 2010, in Fort Hood, Texas ( Shamsuddin Muhammad / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Wade Barrett Facts

  1. He spent the first 6 years of his life in Preston, Lancashire before his family relocated to Wales where he grew up.
  2. Wade has credited former professional wrestler Davey Boy Smith to be his wrestling idol.
  3. Wrestler Bret Hart was a childhood hero of his.
  4. He worked as a recruitment consultant at a science lab prior to becoming a wrestler.
  5. Wade was a professional bare-knuckle boxing champion and once also competed against a formidable opponent at The Battle of Buda and won.
  6. Barrett was once stabbed with an eight-inch blade as the assailant tried to steal the money that he had won on the night of a boxing match.
  7. He was 21 years old when he started his career as a professional wrestler.
  8. In November 2014, Barrett was granted a “U.S. green card”.
  9. He is a huge fan of the Preston North End FC.
  10. Until February 2020, Wade worked as a commentator for the World of Sport Wrestling and NWA Wrestling.

Featured Image By Anton Jackson / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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