Buddy Matthews Biography: Age, Wikipedia, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Height, Stats, AEW, Record, Real Name, Wrestler

April 8, 2024 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Buddy Matthews, also known as Matthew Adam, is a talented professional wrestler who has made a name for himself in the wrestling industry.

He is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and has previously wrestled for WWE, where he gained a large fan following.

With his impressive skills and dedication to his craft, Buddy Matthews has become a well-respected name in professional wrestling.


  • Full Name: Matthew Adams
  • Stage Name: Buddy Matthews,
  • Born: September 26, 1988
  • Age: 35 years old
  • Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Occupation: Australian Professional Wrestler
  • Height: 5’11”
  • Parent: unknown
  • Siblings: unknown
  • Spouse: Rhea Ripley.
  • Children: none
  • Relationship: married
  • Net Worth: $5 million

Early Life And Education

Buddy Matthews, also known by his real name Matthew Adams, was born and raised in Melbourne, Victoria, on September 26, 1988.

He attended Berwick Secondary College and graduated in 2006, but more information about his early life is needed.

Despite this, Adams has made a name for himself in professional wrestling, becoming one of Australia’s most well-known and successful wrestlers.

The media has not released Buddy Matthews‘ parents and siblings’ names due to privacy concerns. This is a common practice to protect the privacy and safety of individuals and their families.


Buddy Matthews, also known as Matthew Adams, is a highly accomplished professional wrestler from Australia.

He began his career under the name Matt Silva and primarily competed in his home country for promotions such as Professional Championship Wrestling (PCW) and Melbourne City Wrestling (MCW).

However, his talent and dedication quickly caught the attention of wrestling fans and promoters worldwide.

In 2013, NXT marked the beginning of a successful career for the Australian wrestler Buddy Murphy. He signed with WWE and joined their developmental brand, NXT.

While there, he teamed up with various wrestlers before finding success as a tag team with Wesley Blake.

Together, they became the first Australians to win a WWE championship when they captured the NXT Tag Team Championship.

Alexa Bliss served as their manager during their time in NXT. In 2018, Murphy moved to the WWE main roster, appearing primarily on 205 Live as part of the cruiserweight division.

That same year, he won the WWE Cruiserweight Championship. Murphy then switched brands between SmackDown and Raw and formed a notable alliance with Seth Rollins on Raw, winning the Raw Tag Team Championship together. However, Murphy’s time with WWE ended in June 2021, when he departed.

In 2015, he adopted the ring name “Buddy Matthews” and competed in promotions like New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and Major League Wrestling (MLW).

He is signed with All Elite Wrestling (AEW) as part of the House of Black stable, a group known for their dark and ruthless tactics.

He has already impacted AEW, winning the AEW World Trios Championship with his House of Black teammates.

Awards and Nominations

  • Most Improved Wrestler
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI): 2019 (Ranked #3)
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter: 2018 (Ranked #4)
  • PWI 500 Rankings
  • 2019: Ranked #33
  • 2018: Ranked #234
  • CAGE MATCH Year-End Awards:
  • 2018: WWE-Aufsteiger des Jahres (German: WWE Rising Star of the Year) – Ranked #3
  • 2018: WWE-Wrestler des Jahres (German: WWE Wrestler of the Year) – Ranked #9
  • West Australian Pro Wrestling Awards (WAPW): 2012: EPW Match Of The Year (as part of a tag team match)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @@snm_buddy
  • Twitter handle: @SNM_Buddy

Personal Life

Buddy Matthews, also known as Matthew Adams, is an Australian professional wrestler currently engaged to fellow wrestler Rhea Ripley.

Before this, he was committed to American wrestler Alexa Bliss, but they ended their engagement in 2018.

Matthews‘ interests outside of wrestling include extreme sports such as bungee jumping, rock climbing, and swimming with whales.

Net Worth

Buddy Matthews‘ estimated net worth of $5 million reflects his accomplishments in wrestling.

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