James Mark Cornette (born September 17, 1961) is an American author and podcaster who formerly worked in the professional wrestling industry as an agent, booker, colour commentator, manager, promoter, trainer, and occasional professional wrestler.
In the course of his career, he has worked for the Continental Wrestling Association, Mid-South Wrestling, World Class Championship Wrestling, Jim Crockett Promotions, World Championship Wrestling, the World Wrestling Federation (currently known as WWE), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (currently known as Impact Wrestling), and Ring of Honor.
James Mark Cornette is an American author and podcaster who has worked as an agent, booker, colour commentator, manager, promoter, trainer, and occasional professional wrestler in the professional wrestling industry.
James Cornette was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on September 17, 1961, to Doug Cornette, a chamber of commerce secretary. His father passed away when he was seven. Cornette has been a wrestling enthusiast since he was nine years old, and he claims to have constructed a ten-foot antenna on top of his house as a child in order to see as much regional wrestling as possible.
The Career of Jim Cornette
Cornette began his career in professional wrestling as an employee for World Championship Wrestling and the National Wrestling Alliance. He ran Smoky Mountain Wrestling from 1991 to 1995 and was a part of the WWF/WWE from 1993 until 2005. From 2006 to 2009, Cornette wrestled in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. From 2009 until 2012, he fought for Ring of Honor and Ohio Valley Wrestling.
In 2015, he joined the Global Force Wrestling promotion. Sherri Martel, Big Bubba Rodgers, Buddy Landel, Christopher Daniels, Jeff Jarrett, Yokozuna, The British Bulldog, Owen Hart, Vader, Mark Henry, Hercules, and Dick Murdoch were formerly managed by Cornette.
Additionally, he has collaborated with Hercules and Dutch Mantel. Moreover, he oversaw tag teams such as The Midnight Express, The Fantastics, The Fabulous Ones, The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express, and The Heavenly Bodies.
Net Worth of Jim Cornette
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jim Cornette has a net worth of $5 million as a manager, promoter, booker, and commentator for professional wrestlers. Jim Cornette was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in September 1961. Cornette started his career with the National Wrestling Alliance and World Championship Wrestling. He was the owner of Smoky Mountain Wrestling from 1991 to 1995, and a part of the WWF/WWE from 1993 until 2005.
Personal Sphere of Jim Cornette
On October 31, 2007, Cornette and his longtime girlfriend, Stacey Goff married. Goff was a former manager for Cornette’s OVW under the ring name “Synn.” Goff, as Synn, was the future WWE Champion Batista’s OVW manager.
Currently, Jim Cornette presents two podcasts, The Jim Cornette Experience and Jim Cornette’s Drive-In. Cornette’s YouTube channel surpassed 100,000 subscribers in early April 2020, awarding him a Silver Play Button. In 2021, both shows were among the most popular wrestling podcasts.
Cornette is a supporter of left-wing politics, and Cenk Uygur has called him a “flaming progressive.” During a podcast interview on Who’s Slamming Who? in September 2009, he expressed support for President Barack Obama’s health care reform plans. Cornette previously identified as a Democrat and admitted to voting for Obama in the 2008 presidential election.
In contrast, Cornette is a passionate opponent of right-wing politics, blasting what he views to be “fearmongering” from the Republican Party and controversially referring to former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as “a useless twat.” During the time that Donald Trump was president, Cornette routinely referred to Trump as “President Pigshit” and Trump’s wife Melania as “Melanoma” and “The First Cunt” on his podcasts.
His political opinions and sentiments have garnered him notice from non-wrestling media, including an appearance on the Internet news program The Young Turks. Cornette announced on December 17, 2017, that he is a democratic socialist. In March of 2018, Cornette expressed his support for the March for Our Lives rally; he also advocated for gun control and criticized the NRA.
James Mark Cornette (born September 17, 1961) is an American author and podcaster who formerly worked as an agent, booker, colour commentator, manager, promoter, trainer, and occasional professional wrestler in the professional wrestling industry. Celebrity Net Worth estimates that Jim Cornette has a net worth of $5 million.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who Likes Jim Cornette?
Cornette has been accused of not being a fan of women’s wrestling in general, yet he never hesitates to express his admiration for Charlotte and Rhea Ridley. Charlotte is likely one of Jim Cornette’s favorite contemporary wrestlers.
Is Jim Cornette in the WWE Hall of Fame?
Jim Cornette, the legendary WWE manager, recalls his brief return to WWE in 2017 when he inducted The Rock ‘N’ Roll Express into the WWE Hall Of Fame.
What Happened With Jim Cornette?
Wednesday, Jim Cornette quit as the NWA’s color commentator after making a racial remark on Tuesday’s episode of NWA Power. Regarding Cornette’s resignation, the NWA issued the following statement: “Jim Cornette has resigned from the National Wrestling Alliance, effective immediately.