Who is Curt Hawkins?
Curt Hawkins is an American professional wrestler in WWE. Curt Hawkins is a well-known figure among wrestling enthusiasts. He was the famed duo, together with Brett Matthews, who won multiple Tag Team championships during their illustrious career.
Hawkins has won the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship twice. He also has one of the most egregious losing streaks in WWE history.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Curt Hawkins was born on April 20, 1985, in the town of Glen Cove in the state of New York.
Taurus is his zodiac sign. Estelle Hawkins gave birth to Hawkins. His mother’s identity, on the other hand, is unclear.
Glen Clove High School was where the 35-year-old went to high school. Mikey Whipwreck was his instructor.
Height, Weight, and Age
Curt Hawkins is currently 37 years old.
According to his Wikipedia profile, he is 185 cm tall and weighs 225 pounds, which is ideal for the sport he plays.
Facts of Curt Hawkins
|Full Name||Brian Myers|
|Birth Date||April 20, 1985|
|Age||37 Years Old|
|Place of Birth||Glen Cove, NY|
|Nickname||Curt Hawkins, Brian Majors|
|Education||Glen Clove High School|
|Father’s Name||Estelle Hawkins|
|Wife||Elizabeth Karcher (m 2015)|
|Children||McKenzie and Madison|
|Residence||Queens, New York, United States|
|Height||185 cm (6 feet 6 inches)|
|Weight||225 lbs (102 kgs)|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Merch||Trading Card, Action Figure|
|Last Update||April 2022|
Net Worth, Salary, and Bonus
Curt Hawkins’s estimated net worth is around $1 million.
His major income source is from his contracts with WWE, where he earned around $245,000 as a yearly salary with an added winning bonus of around $81,000.
The pro wrestler began his career in wrestling in 2004 when he first competed in the New York wrestling connection (NYWC). He paired up with Brett Matthews, and the two put on a show that was extremely amazing.
After defeating then-champions Dickie Rodz and Mason Raige, the tandem went on to become tag team champions.
They won the rematch at the next event, though, and became the tag team champions.
In addition, they were involved in a three-way fight with Team Tremendous, losing the belt to them.
Nonetheless, their strong play, which included multiple victories, earned them a rematch with Team Tremendous, and they won the title for the second time.
It wasn’t until they faced B.S Xpress that they lost the crown. Tony Burma and Mike Spinelli of B.S Xpress overcame them.
Career in WWE
Curt began his WWE career in 2006, when he signed a developmental contract with the company. He was then reunited with his previous partner Brett Matthews.
Curt was renamed Brian Majors, Matthews was renamed Brett Majors, and the duo was renamed Majors Brothers.
The OVW Southern Tag Team Championship was won by the Majors Brothers.
They were also the two-time winners of the Deep South Wrestling Tag Team Championship. They were later promoted from the developmental zone to the main roster.
Their surname was also altered to Major in the future. The tandem debuted in WWE’s ECW brand and defeated the New Breed team in their first match.
They didn’t win about since their debut on the May 1 episode of ECW, so their performance curve quickly fell.
After being selected in the 2007 Supplemental Draft, the Major Brothers switched from ECW to Smackdown.
They won their first match in the revamped format once more. Jeremy Young and Mike Fox were defeated.
Tag Team Championships in WWE
They were given a WWE Tag Team Championship bout after winning the #1 contender’s battle royal.
Despite this, WWE Tag Team Champions Montel Vontavious Porter and Matt Hardy defeated them.
During the World Heavyweight Championship match, the Major Brothers dressed up as Edge and interfered in the match between The Undertaker and Batista.
They took Edge’s place in order to assist him in winning the championship. During the taping of Smackdown on December 21, the couple was also revealed as Edge’s associates and his lover.
Curt and Zack Ryder were repackaged and renamed the Major Brothers, with Brian Major becoming Hawkins and Brett Major becoming Zack Ryder.
Because of their resemblance to him, their band became known as The Edgeheads. This is how Hawkins, Brian Myers’ now-famous name, came to be.
Hawkins and Ryder won the WWE Tag Team Championship from John Morrison and The Miz in a brutal four-way tag team battle after assisting Edge in most of his opponents for a long time.
Jesse and Festus, as well as Finlay and Hornswoggle, competed in that bout. Hawkins and Ryder also made history as the WWE’s youngest tag team champions at the time.
The pair, however, began to separate and were observed approaching on their own.
The Edgeheads were split up in 2009, and Ryder was drafted back into the ECW as part of the Supplemental Draft.
In addition, Hawkins and Ryder were defeated by Carlito and Primo Colon in their first broadcast championship defense on SmackDown on September 26.
Wrestling in Florida Championships
Hawkins took a break from television after the draft before deciding to leave the main roster and train with Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW).
On his debut, Dawson Alexander defeated him. Hawkins won an 8-man battle royal in the following weeks to become the main contender for Justin Angel’s FCW Florida Heavyweight Championship.
In 2009, he formed The Dude Busters with Caylen Croft and Trent Barreta, and in late November of that year, he and Croft won the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship.
Croft and Hawkins kept the championship with Barreta using the Freebird Rule while they were champions.
Last but not least, The Dude Busters were defeated by The Fortunate Sons for the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship on January 10, 2010, at an FCW Television taping.
On May 4, 2010, Hawkins returned to SmackDown, joining a tag team with Vance Archer and defeating Chasyn Rance and JT Talent in a dark match.
They made their television debut as a team on WWE Superstars on May 13, defeating two local rivals.
While attempting to have an effect, the two assaulted Montel Vontavious Porter and Christian on back-to-back SmackDown scenes on June 4 and 11, defeating both in a tag team battle.
The launch of the raw brand
Curt was selected to the Raw brand as part of the 2011 Supplemental Draft, and he and Ryder had a brief reunion on the May 19 Superstars event, when they teamed together in a losing match against Kozlov and Santino.
He reappeared in the episode on September 8th.
Percy Watson and Titus O’Neil are crushed by the f Superstars, who work together with Tyler Reks. Hawkins and Reks made their NXT debut in the fifth season, assaulting Usos from behind.
Hawkins also made his Raw debut in a loss to Brodus Clay. Hawkins and Reks got into a fight with Ryback in 2012.
Furthermore, after losing singles matches to Ryback on SmackDown, Ryback destroyed Hawkins and Reks in a handicap match at Money in the Bank.
Hawkins and Reks’ alliance was disbanded after Reks’ exit from WWE to spend more time with his family.
Curt later revealed that he had surgery to repair a ruptured posterior cruciate ligament and meniscus. Hawkins returned to Raw in 2013 and was defeated by Justin Gabriel in his rematch.
Hawkins also competed in a battle royal to determine who would be the number one contender for the NXT Championship, but he was ineffectual.
Hawkins attempted but failed, to confront Adrian Neville on the May 22 episode of NXT. Hawkins was eventually released from WWE.
Following his release, he took part in a number of independent activities. Jersey Championship Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, Alpha-1 Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Syndicate, Five Borough Wrestling (FBW), and many others were among the organizations in which he competed.
He won the FBW Heavyweight Championship and the Pro Wrestling Syndicate Television Championship.
Brian debuted in TNA in 2015 as a member of GFW and was defeated by The Wolves while partnered with Trevor Lee.
Brian and Lee’s team, on the other hand, defeated The Wolves in a rematch to win the TNA World Tag Team Championship.
They lost the title to The Wolves in no time, and despite repeated attempts, they were unable to reclaim it.
WWE makes a comeback
WWE’s Hawkins has returned to SmackDown after signing a new deal with the company. When he returned to the ring, he accepted Dolph Ziggler’s challenge to compete for the Intercontinental Championship.
In a sad turn of events, he was defeated in just seven seconds by Ziggler.
Despite this, he won his first televised match when he defeated Apollo Crews.
Hawkins also revealed his participation in the André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 33 on March 14, 2017, at the SmackDown Live scene, behind the stage portion, where Mojo Rawley dominated the game.
Hawkins, meanwhile, was promoted to Raw in 2017. His transition to Raw was the best of all time, despite multiple defeats. He had lost 150 consecutive matches by the end of 2017.
He also continued to wrestle in the main events and at Wrestlemania, despite his losing record.
After a local wrestler defeated him in a match interrupted by Baron Corbin, his losing streak reached 200 games.
Hawkins joined up with Ember Moon in the second season of WWE Mixed Match Challenge, however they were eliminated in the quarterfinals.
Tag Team Championships on Raw
Hawkins, on the other hand, was brought in as a special guest referee for The Revival’s Raw Tag Team Championship bout against Bobby Roode and Chad Gable.
The Revival was caught cheating three times by the Hawkins, who crowned Bobby and Gable the winners.
Revival attacked Hawkins after the loss, but Zack Ryder swooped in as a savior for Hawkins, foreshadowing a reunion.
Curt was a participant in the Royal Rumble event, starting at number 9 and losing to Samoa Joe. Hawkins and Ryder teamed up once more in Raw the other night. They were defeated by the Revival.
Hawkins and Ryder will face The Revival for the Raw Tag Team Championship at WrestleMania 35, according to WWE.
Hawkins pinned Scott Dawson to win the Raw Tag Team Championship and end his losing record on the WrestleMania Kickoff Show, after a losing skid of 269 matches.
Curt and Ryder made their first successful championship defense the next night on Raw, defeating The Revival in a rematch.
Wrestling with an Impact
Hawkins and Ryder were released by WWE on April 15, 2020, as a result of budget cuts caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hawkins made his Impact wrestling comeback in a promo video in July of the same year.
Nonetheless, his official return to the ring took place on the August 11 episode of Impact Wrestling, where he was defeated by Eddie Edwards.
After accepting Eddie’s open challenge to fight for the Impact World Championship, it happened.
The Gimmicks of Curt
Well, Brian is known for his best time and the wrestling field. He somehow has put all his effort to show some creative side in the ring.
Actually, he is someone who is agile and performs with great quickness.
Although, yes, Curt has ho own struggles on his side. but he never backs off and gives up.
When Hawkins was drafted to the Raw brand as part of the 2011 Supplemental Draft. Once there came a time he along with Reks were involved in a one-sided fight with Ryback in July 2012.
Prior, both Hawkins and Reks lost matches to Ryback on Smackdown and also in a handicap match at Money in the Bank.
The rivalry between them took it to whole another level when Hawkin and Reks at Raw 1000 along with four other wrestlers, attempted to ambush Kane.
And in return, The Brothers of Destruction (Undertaker and Kane), interrupted the attack. They again lost to Ryback on August 6 yet another episode of Raw.
After the orders rendered by SmackDown General Manager Booker T to “step it up”, Hawkins and Reks delivered a stripper gimmick debut on the August 17 episode of Smackdown crushing a jobber tag team.
After returning to WWE and joining the SmackDown brand, Hawkins was scheduled to face Apollo Crews.
Not to mention, his gimmick was described as a “obnoxious heel” by Jason Powell of Pro Wrestling Dot Net. His actions were also higher compared to that of Eva Marie.
However, on the November 8th episode of Smackdown, Hawkin defeated Apollo Crews and earned his first televised victory since returning.
Relationships and Children
Curt Hawkins is a different person outside the wrestling world. He is a loving and caring person. Curt is a happily married man.
He married his long-time girlfriend, Elizabeth Karcher.
The lovely couple tied the knot on October 9, 2015. They have two beautiful daughters named McKenzie and Madison.
Social Media Presence
Hawkins can be found on Instagram and Twitter. He has over 300,000 followers on Instagram, where he mostly shares his daughters and his own pictures.
He also has over 400,000 followers on his Twitter handle.