Tyrus is the ring name of George Murdoch who is an American actor, cable television political commentator, and professional wrestler. Furthermore, he is also known as the name ‘Brodus Clay’, ‘The Super Sexy Suplex Machine’, ‘The Funkasarus’, and ‘The Mastodon of Mayhem’.
Tyrus is also a permanent guest on Greg Gutfeld show ‘The Greg Gutfeld Show’. In addition, he is also a former bodyguard of Snoop Dogg and his name ‘Brodus Clay’ which is named after the real name of Snoop Dogg, ‘Calvin Broadus’. Let us scroll down to know more about the former wrestler. And also know what he is up to now?
Caption: Former wrestler, Brodus Clay (George Murdoch)
Tyrus: Bio, Family, Education
Tyrus was born on 21 February 1973, in Massachusetts, the United States of America as George Murdoch. He grew up in Massachusetts along with his parents and siblings. However, there is no information on his parents and siblings. Additionally, he was born under the zodiac sign of Pisces.
Looking at his education, in 1990, he attended the Quartz Hill High School in Los Angeles County, California. After that, in 1992, he joined the Antelope Valley College. Later he attended the University of Nebraska at Keaney in 1995 and studied to become a teacher. From an early age, he has developed an interest in sports, especially football. Further, he played football before becoming a professional wrestler.
Tyrus: Career & Achievements
He started his career as a professional wrestler in September 2006. After signing a contract with WWE and assigned to Deep South Wrestling (DSW), a WWE developmental territory. Tyrus began his career with the ring name G-Rilla and in his first match for promotion which held in 7th September, he has defeated Big Bully Douglas in a dark match.
On 4 February 2008, he has released from his contract with WWE an return to FCW in January 2010, after re-signing a contract with WWE. And once again formed an alliance with The Uso Brothers, Tamina, and Donny Marlow and went on to defeat both Jacob Novak and Ruy Parker before changing his ring name to Brodus Clay. Tyrus made his in-ring debut on WWE NXT on 14 December 2010 and teamed with DiBiase to defeat Byron Saxon and his mentor Chris Masters.
Clay appeared on the 4 August 2011 episode of Superstars after the absence of three month due to filming the horror film ‘No One Lives’. Clay made his television return in 2012 episode of Raw with the nickname ‘The Funkasaurus’ as a fun loving and fun dancing gimmick. Also, he started to use Ernest Miller’s theme song ‘Somebody call my momma’. Furthermore, WWE released Murdoch on 12 June 2014.
After that, in September 2014, Murdoch started his debut in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) under the name Tyrus. He had his first match against Shark Boy on 15 October on the episode of Impact Wrestling and won the match. After playing several matches, on 18 April 2018, Tyrus left the Impact and confirmed his departure from the company.
Screen debut of Tyrus:
In 2012, he entered the entertainment industry and debuted with the film ‘No One Lives’ as ‘Ethan’. Then he appeared in the recurring role and guest role in television shows since 2013. He has been featured in the shows like ‘Total Divs (2013)’, ‘Outnumbered(2016)’, ‘Fox News Specialist (2017)’, ‘Glow(2017)’, and ‘The Five (2018). Additionally, Tyrus cohosts the weekly Fox News Radio podcast ‘Tyrus and Timpf’ along with the Katherine Timpf.
Tyrus: Personal Life & Wife
Coming over to his personal life, he is currently single and focusing on his work. Therefore, he also seems a bit of secretive. As he has not shared much information on his love and personal life as well. Many people assume him to be in a relationship but Tyrus himself has not confirmed about it.
He is one of the television personalities who stays away from the controversies and rumors.
Tyrus: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his net worth, he has earned a huge income from his career. He had made a good income from his past career wrestling. And also from his television and movies career. Additionally, Mudorch has been co-hosting the podcast of weekly Fox News Radio Podcast. Therefore, his net worth has an estimation of around $2 million. But his salary has not been disclosed on the media.
Many people including the fans of wrestler followed on different social media platforms. He has the handle @tyrussmash on Instagram with 103K followers. On Twitter, he has the account @PlanetTyrus with 304K followers. Also, he has the account @TyrusSmash on Facebook with over 87,7K followers.
Tyrus: Body Measurements
The former wrestler has an athletic body build with a tall height of 6 feet 7 inches or 2.042 meters. His body weight weighs to 170 kg. There is no further information on his body measurements. He has black hair color and dark brown eyes.