Scott Hall - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Death Cause, Wife, Career, Height
Scott Hall was a semi-retired professional wrestler from the USA who was famous for his tenures with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) under the ring name Razor Ramon and with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) under his real name. He started his wrestling in the year 1984. During his career journey, he won the WWF Intercontinental Championship four times, the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship twice, and the WCW World Television Championship once. Furthermore, he had won the world tag team championship 9 times (7 times in WCW, once in TNA (Total Nonstop Action Wrestling), and once in the AWA (American Wrestling Association)). He had also won the WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight Championship and the USWA (United States Wrestling Association) Unified World Heavyweight Championship. He spent the rest of his career wrestling for various promotions, such as Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), where he held the TNA World Tag Team Championship once, with Kevin Nash and Eric Young. He was also a founding member of the New World Order (nWo) faction, along with Hulk Hogan and Kevin Nash. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as a singles competitor in 2014, and again as a member of the nWo in 2020. He was nicknamed The Diamond Studd, Razor Ramon, Starship Coyote, Texas Scott, Last Call Scott Hall, The Lone Wolf, The Bad Guy.
WWE star Scott Hall dies at 63
Scott Hall, who wrestled as Razor Ramon, has died, WWE has said, after suffering complications from surgery at the age of 63. Known as the "Bad Guy" of the ring, he helped revolutionize the industry as a founding member of the New World Order faction alongside Hulk Hogan and Kevin Nash in the 1990s. "Bad times don't last but Bad Guys do," Hulk Hogan says in a video posted in tribute to Scott Hall - a reference to a 2014 speech by the former wrestling star. Hogan added that Hall "taught Hollywood how to be a Bad Guy". WWE described Hall as "a hugely influential superstar" after his death. Nash said his heart was "broken" in his tribute on Instagram. "I love Scott with all my heart but now I have to prepare my life without him in the present," he wrote. "I've been blessed to have a friend that took me at face value and I him. When we jumped to WCW we didn't care who liked or hated us. We had each other..." He finished his post with the words: "See ya down the road Scott. I couldn't love a human being any more than I do you." He had been scheduled to make an appearance in Dallas during WrestleMania this week.
What was Scott Hall Known For?
- Being a former professional wrestler.
- Being a founding member of the popular professional wrestling stable called New World Order (nWo).
- Famous by the moniker "Razor Ramon" to wrestling fans all over the world.
Where was Scott Hall From?
Scott Hall took born on 20th October 1958 with the birth name of Scott Oliver Hall. His born place was St. Mary’s County, Maryland, United States. He was born into a family that was employed by the U.S. armed forces. He was American by nationality and his ethnicity was American-Cuban. Libra was his zodiac sign and his religion was Christianity. He lastly celebrated his 63rd birthday as of 2021. He grew up as an army brat and moved once every year before he was fifteen. Details about his parents' name is still to get disclosed yet.
Focusing on his educational background, he attended many schools including the All American High in Munich, Germany. Returning to the USA, he attended St. Mary’s College in Maryland from where he had graduated with a pre-med degree. After that, he became interested in wrestling and started training for it.
Scott Hall Career Timeline
- Scott Hall started his wrestling career in the year 1984 in National Wrestling Alliance's (NWA) Florida territory Championship Wrestling from Florida (CWF). He started training with Dan Spivey in Florida. The two debut as a tag team as 'American Starship'; Hall under the ring name Starship Coyote and Spivey under the ring name Starship Eagle. After that, the duo joined Bob Geigel's NWA Central States territory (based in Kansas City) in 1985.
- In the year 1985, he joined AWA (American Wrestling Association), where he wrestled as "Magnum" Scott Hall and, later, "Big" Scott Hall.
- Next, he was brought into the NWA's World Championship Wrestling (WCW) territory by Jim Ross in 1989. His in-ring debut came on June 16 on a house show in Cleveland, OH, where he teamed with Randy Rose in a losing effort against WCW World Tag-Team Champions The Freebirds.
- He gained his first victory on June 29 when he pinned Rip Morgan in Salisbury, MD, and then entered a successful house show series with Bill Irwin.
- He joined New Japan Pro-Wrestling and defeated Hiroshi Hase & Kuniaki Kobayashi on March 2, 1990, at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan teaming with Larry Cameron.
- On 22nd December 1990, Scott Hall, as Texas Scott, competed for the Catch Wrestling Association (CWA) at the "Catch Cup '90" tournament.
- From 1990 to 1991, Hall had a stint in the Puerto Rican promotion World Wrestling Council (WWC).
- In April 1991, he returned to WCW under the nickname 'The Diamond Studd'.
- He made his first appearance on May 19 at SuperBrawl 1 where he squashed Tommy Rich on the June 14 episode of Clash of the Champions XV: Knocksville USA.
- He joined the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1992 and started wrestling under the moniker 'Razor Ramon'.
- At the 1995 Royal Rumble, Razor lost the Intercontinental Championship to Jarrett. Then, he faced Jarrett in a rematch for the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania XI, winning by disqualification when Jarrett's assistant The Roadie interfered.
- He won the 60-man battle royal at World War 3 in November 1997 to earn a shot at the WCW World Heavyweight Championship.
- At SuperBrawl IX, he defeated Roddy Piper for the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship. Shortly after, he suffered a foot injury which forced him to forfeit the title.
- In 2000, he had to take a break from wrestling due to a neck injury. He then made his appearance at an Extreme Championship Wrestling house show in Schenectady, New York, teaming with Jerry Lynn to defeat Justin Credible and Rhino on 10th November 2000.
- In 2001, he made a comeback in Japan by joining NJPW and competed in a few matches in Alabama and Florida.
- On the March 25 episode of Raw, Hall was drafted to the Raw brand with the rest of the nWo, as a result of the WWF draft lottery.
- He also worked for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) briefly in 2002. In 2004, he and his friend, Kevin Nash, made a comeback at TNA.
- He made his return to wrestling for the World Wrestling Council (WWC) as Razor Ramon (though wearing WolfPac themed attire) on 13th July 2007.
- He made his Juggalo Championship Wrestling (JCW) debut on August 12, 2007, at Bloodymania where he lost to Corporal Robinson.
- After he was released from TNA after 8 years of working part-time for the company and subsequently retired from professional wrestling.
- He appeared in Continental Championship Wrestling on 3rd May 2010.
- From 2011 to 2012, he continued making appearances on the independent circuit for promotions like 'Vintage Pro Wrestling', 'I Believe in Wrestling, and more.
- In 2015, he joined GFW (Global Force Wrestling) briefly and was also seen in a WWE event, Raw as well.
- In the year 2016, he participated in the televised events of the 'World Association of Wrestling' in England.
- He returned to WWE for the RAW Reunion show on 22nd July 2019.
- He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame a second time as a member of the New World Order, together with stablemates Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, and Sean Waltman, as part of Hall's class of 2020. The induction of the 2020 honorees took place in April 2021 due to the previous year's ceremony being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Scott Hall Awards and Achievements
American Wrestling Association
- AWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Curt Hennig
- Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship (1 time)
Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- Match of the Year (1994) vs. Shawn Michaels in a ladder match at WrestleMania X
- Most Improved Wrestler of the Year (1992)
- Tag Team of the Year (1997) with Kevin Nash
- Ranked No. 7 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 1994
- Ranked No. 72 of the top 500 singles wrestlers of the PWI Years in 2003
- Ranked No. 40 and No. 98 of the top 100 tag teams of the PWI Years with Kevin Nash and Curt Hennig, respectively, in 2003
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
- TNA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Kevin Nash and Eric Young[a]
United States Wrestling Association
- USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
World Championship Wrestling
- WCW World Television Championship (1 time)
- WCW United States Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
- WCW World Tag Team Championship (7 times) – with Kevin Nash (6) and The Giant (1)
- World War 3 (1997)
World Wrestling Council
- WWC Caribbean Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
World Wrestling Federation/WWE
- WWF Intercontinental Championship (4 times)
- WWE Hall of Fame (2 times)
Class of 2014 – individually (as Razor Ramon)
Class of 2020 – as a member of the New World Order (under a real name)
- Slammy Award (2 times)
Most Spectacular Match (1994) vs. Shawn Michaels in a ladder match at WrestleMania X
Match of the Year (1996) vs. Shawn Michaels at SummerSlam
Wrestling Observer Newsletter
- Match of the Year (1994) vs. Shawn Michaels in a ladder match at WrestleMania X
- Best Gimmick (1996) as a member of New World Order
- Most Disgusting Promotional Tactic (1998) WCW exploiting his alcoholism in a gimmick
Who is Scott Hall Wife?
Scott Hall was a married man. He tied a knot to Dana Lee Burgio on 4th February 1990. The duo is blessed with two children; a son namely Cody Taylor Hall (born May 31, 1991), and a daughter named Cassidy Hall (born March 27, 1995). Their son, Cody is a professional wrestler. The couple got divorced in May 1998 owing to his excessive drug usage. They again got remarried on 27th March 1999, but later, they were divorced for the second time in September 2001. After then, he married Jessica Hart on 19th May 2006. Their relationship could not last long and they separated in 2007. His sexual orientation was straight and he was not gay.
How much was Scott Hall Net Worth and Salary?
Scott Hall was a renowned professional wrestler who had won many championships in his career timeline starting from the year 1984. As of 2022, the net worth of Scott is estimated to have $3 Million and his annual salary was around $1 Million. He makes his fortune from his career as a formal wrestler though he is now semi-retired. He lived in his 6,000 square-foot luxury villa located in San Francisco before his demise. He bought this villa for a price of $10 Million. He is regarded as the greatest Intercontinental champion of all time. He was living a lavish lifestyle prior to his death.
Scott Hall Health Problems: How tall was he?
Scott Hall was a handsome wrestler with perfect body measurements. His body type was athletic. He stood at the height of 6 feet 7 inches or 200.5 cm. His balanced bodyweight consisted of 130 Kg or 286.5 lbs. His hair color was Salt-and-Pepper and his eye color was green. He has a puffy face. His problems with drugs and alcohol were made public in the late 1990s. Back then, he was legitimately arrested for keying a limousine while intoxicated outside of a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, causing $2,000 in damages. After his release from TNA in 2010, Hall checked into rehab paid for by WWE. He had both a defibrillator and a pacemaker implanted in his chest. Later, he was hospitalized twice in 2010 for double pneumonia. He then started having seizures and was soon diagnosed with epilepsy, resulting in him requiring to take eleven different medications on a daily basis to treat his heart and seizure problems. TMZ later reported Hall had been taken to a hospital, treated for cardiac issues, and remained in the hospital for three days. According to medical reports, he was being treated after overdosing on both opioids and benzodiazepines. In early 2013, former professional wrestler Diamond Dallas Page invited Hall into his home in order for Hall to stay sober and "rebuild his life from the ground up... physically, mentally, professionally, and spiritually." The page also initiated a fundraising drive, which raised nearly $110,000 ($30,000 over their $80,000 goal) to pay for hip replacement surgery and dental work for Hall.
Scott Hall Death Cause
Scott Hall passed away on 14th March 2022. He dies at 63 in Marietta, Georgia, the USA. His cause of death is due to a blood clot that was discovered after he had undergone hip replacement surgery. After he underwent hip replacement surgery, a blood clot was dislodged, resulting in him suffering three heart attacks on March 12, after which he was put on life support in Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He was taken off life support on March 14 and WWE announced his death later during that day's Raw episode with a tribute video.
Trivias About Scott Hall You Need To Know.
- Scott Oliver Hall was his birth name.
- He started his wrestling career in the year 1984.
- Libra was his Zodiac sign.
- He has won Slammy Awards two times during his career timeline.
- His son, Cody is also an American professional wrestler.