George 'Tyrus' Murdoch Biography
|Date of Birth:||1980 , February-21|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||George Murdoch|
|Nick Name||Tyrus, Brodus Clay|
|Birth Place/City||Pasadena, California, USA|
|Profession||Actor, Political Commentator, Professional Wrestler|
|Working For||FOX News Channel|
|Weight in KG||170|
|Education||Quartz Hill High School, Antelope Valley College, University of Nebraska at Kearney|
|Online Presence||Twitter, Instagram|
|Movies||Beast of the Water, No One Lives|
|TV Show||WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown!, WWE NXT, TNA iMPACT! Wrestling, GLOW, Preacher, Syn, The Purge|
George Murdoch, known professionally as Tyrus is an American former professional wrestler turned actor and political commentator. As a professional wrestler, Murdoch worked in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under the ring name, Brodus Clay; and later, Total Non-Stop Action (TNA) under the ring name, Tyrus. He has used the name Tyrus and since 2016, appears as such on various FOX News Channel and Fox Nation programs.
George Murdoch AKA Tyrus: Age and Height
George Murdoch was born on February 21, 1973, to a black father and a white mother. He is 47 years old and is billed as standing at 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 meters).
Born in Pasadena, California, Murdoch was the product of a broken home with an abusive father. After a violent incident, his mother left his father to live with her parents. Being biracial, George and his brother weren't welcome in their maternal grandparents' house and he spent time in foster care.
Tyrus attended Quartz Hill High School in Los Angeles County, California, and later, Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, California. He was studying to become a teacher at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and playing collegiate football when an injury derailed his potential career.
After his football career didn't pan out, Murdoch trained to become a professional wrestler. Owing to his humungous stature, he was quickly snatched up by the biggest wrestling promotion in the world, the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
He adopted the name Brodus Clay and made his in-ring debut in 2006. He worked his way through the promotion's developmental system and made it into internationally televised shows like NXT, Monday Night Raw, and Smackdown! He gained popularity as the in-ring character "Funkasaurus". He worked for the promotion for eight years before departing in 2014.
He worked with another wrestling promotion, Total Non-Stop Action (TNA), for three years from 2014 to 2017, under the ring name, Tyrus.
Murdoch adopted the name Tyrus and joined FOX News Channel in 2016. He has been a contributor since then and has appeared in programs like The Greg Gutfeld Show and Daily Briefing.
He also became the co-host of the UN-PC show on FOX's streaming platform, Fox Nation with Britt McHenry.
Sexual Harassment Scandal
In 2019, his co-host Britt McHenry filed a complaint against Tyrus for sexual harassment to FOX News executives. When the matter was not resolved, McHenry filed a lawsuit against Tyrus and FOX News.
Who Is George Murdoch AKA Tyrus Dating? Does He Have Children?
George Murdoch is currently dating business owner Ingrid Rinck -- of Sensible Meals. They have a child together: a daughter, Georgia, born in May 2014.
Tyrus already has two children from previous relationships; so too does Ingrid.
What is the Net Worth of George Murdoch AKA Tyrus?
Tyrus is estimated to have a net worth of around $2 million and $10 million. His wealth primarily comes from his career as a professional wrestler, particularly wrestling for the biggest and most successful wrestling promotion in the world, the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He also had a career with another wrestling promotion, Total Non-Stop Action (TNA). In recent years, he has been a contributor for FOX News Channel and Fox Nation.