Nationality: American: Height: 1.98 m: Weight: 105 kg: Sexual Orientation: Straight: Marital Status: Married: Wife/Spouse (Name): Terri Runnels (m. 1993; div.

Inside of the ring, he won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship on three occasions. [112] During the May 20 broadcast of Dynamite, Shawn Spears insulted Dustin and the Rhodes family during a segment, setting up a match between the two at the Double or Nothing on May 23, 2020. His tenure in UWF also saw him compete in the often-considered "cross-promotional" War Games match against Team JBL (managed by John Bradshaw Layfield, who was signed to WWE as a commentator at the time) consisting of Steve Corino, C.W. [89], In the 2016 WWE Draft, Goldust, along with R-Truth, was drafted to Raw. [27] Goldust participated at WrestleMania XXV as a lumberjack during the tag team championship unification match between The Colóns and John Morrison and The Miz.

His interview was interrupted by the furious Kaz. In December 2004, he returned to TNA, once again wrestling as Dustin Rhodes. At Wrestlemania 34, Goldust participated in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, where he eliminated R-Truth.

The wrestler is currently involved in All Elite Wrestling as "Dustin Rhodes.".

The wrestler had been battling kidney problems in the later stages of his life.

In November 1997, Goldust split with Marlena and refused to cooperate with his Survivor Series teammates, which once again turned him into a heel.

Later that night, while speaking to their father, Dusty Rhodes, Goldust would be attacked by Stardust again. [18] The rivalry continued in an arm wrestling match at Insurrextion.

Outside of it, he was the booker for Jim Crockett Promotions when they went head-to-head against the WWE. On February 15, Rhodes, identified as Gold Dustin, appeared at ringside during a match involving The Great Muta, resulting in a brawl between Rhodes and The Great Muta. [77][78] At Fastlane, Goldust inadvertently cost R-Truth his match against Curtis Axel. Competing as Dustin Rhodes, he captured the TCW Heavyweight Championship from Scotty Riggs on January 26, but vacated the title immediately afterwards after it was confirmed that he would be returning to WWE.

[37], In early January, he teamed with Yoshi Tatsu[38] and began a feud with ECW newcomers Trent Barreta and Caylen Croft. Michelle exchanged her wedding vows with Dusty Rhodes in 1978.

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After Ryan Shamrock became Goldust's valet, Meanie and Shamrock began vying for Goldust's attention. He died at the age of 69 in Orlando, Florida. [14], In August 1995, Runnels returned to the WWF, wrestling as a then-villain Goldust, nicknamed "the bizarre one" because of his somewhat spooky, mysterious and sexually suggestive mannerisms and presence.

[2] Later the same night, he appeared for an interview, as Dustin Rhodes, without his Black Reign make-up and stated that his "alter ego" has been scaring him since when he was a little kid.

In March 1994, Rhodes started feuding with Bunkhouse Buck and Col. Robert Parker.

His first match in the WWF (now WWE) was against Paul Diamond on September 21, 1990.

Later in the Royal Rumble match, he would accidentally eliminate Cody Rhodes. While Terri was a real-life wife of Dustin Rhodes, Aksana was not. [26] Goldust participated in the 2009 Royal Rumble match and stared down his real-life half-brother, Cody Rhodes, but was eliminated by him later. On May 6, 2012, WWE acknowledged Goldust's departure from the company. On the April 22, 2020 episode of Dynamite, Dustin defeated Kip Sabian to win the quarterfinals match and advance to the second round of the TNT Championship Tournament. The duo got married in 1993 and eventually got divorced on 18 October 1999, i.e.

[29] Goldust then teamed with Hornswoggle on multiple occasions, mainly feuding with Kendrick, where they had many matches both on WWE Superstars and Raw.

Michelle Rubio is the former wife of the legendary wrestler late Virgil Riley Runnels Jr., a.k.a Dusty Rhodes. [92], On the May 22 episode of Raw, a vignette was aired with Goldust, stating that he was in the director's chair and that "the Golden Age is back", starting a feud with R-Truth.

[109] On the October 23, 2019 episode of Dynamite where he helped his brother Cody and MJF attack Chris Jericho and his stable The Inner Circle.

[56] Goldust and Aksana were married on the November 2 episode of NXT with father Dusty Rhodes and real-life half-brother "Dashing" Cody Rhodes in attendance. Sandra met Dustin reportedly, when they were both quite young, both growing up in Texas. However, the couple divorced after six years of marriage on October 18, 1999.

“Jericho’s Bitch” chant starts as Dustin … Rhodes teamed with Kendall Windham in an undercard tag team called The Texas Broncos that saw success against The Cruel Connection and The Commandos.