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| On Updated : Mar 25, 2020 3:07 PM IST

Zack Ryder (WWE Superstar): Girlfriend, Movie, TV Show, Theme Song, Photos

American professional wrestler Matthew Joseph Cardona Jr. is signed to WWE under Raw Brand and popularly known by his ring name Zack Ryder. He was signed to WWE in the year 2007 and had appeared in eight WWE video games.

He was influenced to become a wrestler at a very young age and pursued his passion. During his high school, he also had suffered from cancer in his foot which reached to his lungs. His battle with cancer is what inspired him to become a professional wrestler.

  • Full Name: Matthew Joseph Cardona Jr.
  • Ring Name: The Woo Woo Woo Kid, The Internet Sensation, Long Island Ice-Z, The Ultimate Broski, Matthew Brett Cardona
  • Profession: Professional Wrestler
  • Zach Ryder Theme song: Here to show the world

Wrestling Career

  • WWE Debut: SmackDown (Main Roster): June 2007 (as member of the team- La Familia)
  • Zack Ryder TV Show: 2009 (Deal or no deal)
  • Zack Ryder Movie: 2015(Me Him Her)
  • Finishing Move: Elbro Drop, Rough Ryder
  • Trainer: Florida Championship Wrestling, Lance Storm, Ohio Valley Wrestling, Steve Keirn, Tom Prichard

Titles Won

  • Ranked #70 among Pro Wrestling Illustrated's (PWI) top 500 singles wrestlers in 2012
  • 1-time WWE Tag Team Champion
  • 1-time WWE United States Champion
  • 1-time WWE Intercontinental Champion

3-time Slammy Awards

  • Most Annoying Catchphrase (2010)
  • Superstar Transformation of the Year (2011)[216]
  • Trending Superstar of the Year (2011)

Personal Life

  • Date of Birth: 14 May 1985
  • Age (As of March 2020): 34 years 10 months
  • Birth Place: Merrick, New York, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Address: Merrick, New York, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Christian
  • School: NA
  • College: NA
  • Signature:Autograph

Lesser Known Facts

  • Zack Ryder is also a Youtube personality and owned a show in 2011 called ‘Z! True Long Island Story' It featured short comments by Ryder himself from wrestling to pop culture.
  • He was also named as one of the most influential Twitter users in sports in the year 2011.
  • He had also released a music video- ‘Hoeski' with 1,00, 000 views in 2013.
  • After recovering from his knee injury, Ryder made a comeback in 2017 with another Youtube series called ‘Z! True Comeback Story’.
With Girlfriend


  • Father: NA
  • Mother: NA
  • Siblings: NA
  • Zack Ryder Girlfriend:

Laurel Van Ness alias Chelsea Green (Wrestler)
Tenille Averil Dashwood alias Emma, Wrestler (ex-girlfriend)

  • Marital Status: Unmarried

Physical Attributes

  • Height: 188 cm (6’ 2″)
  • Weight: 102 kg
  • Eye Color: Light Brown
  • Hair Color: Brown

Net Worth:

$350,000 (annual) + bonus from merchandise sale

Tattoo: None


  • Wrestler: Dolph Ziggler, Mark Henry, John Cena
  • Hobbies: Collecting Toys, Playing video games
  • Movie: Star Wars, Rocky (1976), The Monster Squad (1987), Ghostbusters (1984)
  • Song: ‘This Is How We Do It' by Monetll Jordan
  • Food: Non-vegetarian
  • Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Actress: Angelina Jolie
  • Color: Red
  • Sports: Basketball

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