Biography

Christopher Michael Benoit was a Canadian professional wrestler. During his professional wrestling career, Benoit worked for such major promotions as Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment (WWF/WWE).

Among other accolades, Benoit is a two-time world champion: a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, and a one-time World Heavyweight Champion in WWE. Both of his world title reigns were represented by the Big Gold Belt: Benoit is one of four men to have held the Big Gold Belt in both WCW and WWE, alongside Bill Goldberg, Booker T and Big Show. He is also a record-tying five-time WCW/WWE United States Champion, having held the championship twice in WCW, and three times in WWE. The twelfth WWE Triple Crown Champion and seventh WCW Triple Crown Champion, he is the second of four men in history to achieve both the WWE and WCW Triple Crown Championships.

Chris Benoit murdered his wife and son on June 22, 2007 and subsequently hanged himself on June 24, 2007. Since Benoit's suicide, numerous explanations for his actions have been proposed, including brain damage, steroid abuse, and a failing marriage. Benoit last performed for WWE on their ECW brand. In 1995, while Benoit was contracted to the original ECW, he was intended to be booked to win the ECW World Heavyweight Championship but this was thwarted by work visa problems; twelve years later, Benoit was booked by WWE to win the title at the pay-per-view event Vengeance: Night of Champions, which again did not come to fruition due to his death that night.

Christopher Michael Benoit was a Canadian professional wrestler. During his professional wrestling career, Benoit worked for such major promotions as Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment (WWF/WWE).

Among other accolades, Benoit is a two-time world champion: a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, and a one-time World Heavyweight Champion in WWE. Both of his world title reigns were represented by the Big Gold Belt: Benoit is one of four men to have held the Big Gold Belt in both WCW and WWE, alongside Bill Goldberg, Booker T and Big Show. He is also a record-tying five-time WCW/WWE United States Champion, having held the championship twice in WCW, and three times in WWE. The twelfth WWE Triple Crown Champion and seventh WCW Triple Crown Champion, he is the second of four men in history to achieve both the WWE and WCW Triple Crown Championships.

Chris Benoit murdered his wife and son on June 22, 2007 and subsequently hanged himself on June 24, 2007. Since Benoit's suicide, numerous explanations for his actions have been proposed, including brain damage, steroid abuse, and a failing marriage. Benoit last performed for WWE on their ECW brand. In 1995, while Benoit was contracted to the original ECW, he was intended to be booked to win the ECW World Heavyweight Championship but this was thwarted by work visa problems; twelve years later, Benoit was booked by WWE to win the title at the pay-per-view event Vengeance: Night of Champions, which again did not come to fruition due to his death that night.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 121

Birthday 1967-05-21

Day of Death 2007-06-24

Place of Birth Montreal, Québec, Canada

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2007 WWE: The Ladder Match
2007 WWE Judgment Day 2007 as Himself
2007 WWE Backlash 2007 as Himself
2007 WWE WrestleMania 23 as Himself
2007 WWE No Way Out 2007 as Himself
2007 WWE Royal Rumble 2007 as Himself
2006 WWE Armageddon 2006 as Himself
2006 WWE Survivor Series 2006 as Himself
2006 WWE No Mercy 2006 as Himself
2006 WWE: The History Of The WWE Championship
2006 WWE Judgment Day 2006 as Himself
2006 WWE WrestleMania 22 as Himself
2006 WWE No Way Out 2006 as Himself
2006 WWE Royal Rumble 2006 as Himself
2005 WWE Armageddon 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE Survivor Series 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE: Bret "Hitman" Hart - The Best There Is, The Best There Was, The Best There Ever Will Be
2005 WWE No Mercy 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE SummerSlam 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE The Great American Bash 2005 as Himself
2005 ECW One Night Stand 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE Backlash 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE WrestleMania 21 as Himself
2005 WWE Holiday Tribute To The Troops
2005 WWE: Wrestlemania Recall
2005 WWE Royal Rumble 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE New Year's Revolution 2005 as Himself
2004 WWE Survivor Series 2004 as Himself
2004 WWE Taboo Tuesday 2004 as Himself
2004 WWE: Hard Knocks - The Chris Benoit Story
2004 Hard Knocks : The Chris Benoit Story
2004 WWE Unforgiven 2004 as Himself
2004 WWE SummerSlam 2004 as Himself
2004 WWE Vengeance 2004 as Himself
2004 WWE Bad Blood 2004 as Himself
2004 WWE Backlash 2004 as Himself
2004 WWE WrestleMania XX as Himself
2004 WWE Royal Rumble 2004 as Himself
2003 WWE Survivor Series 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE No Mercy 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE SummerSlam 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE Vengeance 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE: Rey Mysterio - 619 as Himself
2003 WWE Judgment Day 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE Wrestlemania XIX as Himself
2003 WWE No Way Out 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE Royal Rumble 2003 as Chris Benoit
2002 WWE Armageddon 2002 as Himself
2002 WWE Survivor Series 2002 as Himself
2002 WWE Rebellion 2002 as Himself
2002 WWE No Mercy 2002 as Himself
2002 WWE Unforgiven 2002 as Himself
2002 WWE SummerSlam 2002 as Himself
2002 WWE Vengeance 2002 as Himself
2001 ECW: Hardcore History
2001 WWE King of the Ring 2001 as Himself
2001 WWE Judgment Day 2001 as Himself
2001 WWE Insurrextion 2001 as Himself
2001 WWE Backlash 2001 as Himself
2001 WWE WrestleMania X-Seven as Himself
2001 WWE No Way Out 2001 as Himself
2001 WWE Royal Rumble 2001 as Himself
2000 WWE Armageddon 2000 as Himself
2000 WWE Rebellion 2000 as Himself
2000 WWE Survivor Series 2000 as Himself
2000 WWE No Mercy 2000 as Himself
2000 WWE Unforgiven 2000 as Himself
2000 WWE SummerSlam 2000 as Himself
2000 WWE Fully Loaded 2000 as Himself
2000 WWE King of the Ring 2000 as Himself
2000 WWE Judgment Day 2000 as Himself
2000 WWE Insurrextion 2000 as Himself
2000 WWE Backlash 2000 as Himself
2000 WWE WrestleMania 2000
2000 WWE No Way Out 2000 as Himself
2000 WCW Souled Out 2000 as Himself
1999 WCW Starrcade 1999 as Himself
1999 WCW Mayhem 1999 as Himself
1999 WCW Halloween Havoc 1999 as Himself
1999 WCW Fall Brawl 1999 as Himself
1999 WCW Road Wild 1999 as Himself
1999 WCW Bash at the Beach 1999 as Himself
1999 WCW The Great American Bash 1999 as Himself
1999 WCW Slamboree 1999 as Himself
1999 WCW Spring Stampede 1999 as Himself
1999 WCW Uncensored 1999 as Himself
1999 WCW SuperBrawl IX as Himself
1999 WCW Souled Out 1999 as Himself
1998 WCW World War 3 1998 as Himself
1998 WCW The Great American Bash 1998 as Himself
1998 WCW Slamboree 1998 as Himself
1998 WCW Spring Stampede 1998 as Himself
1998 WCW Uncensored 1998 as Himself
1998 WCW SuperBrawl VIII as Himself
1998 WCW Souled Out 1998 as Himself
1997 WCW Starrcade 1997 as Himself
1997 WCW World War 3 1997 as Himself
1997 WCW Fall Brawl 1997 as Himself
1997 WCW Road Wild 1997 as Himself
1997 WCW Bash at the Beach 1997 as Himself
1997 WCW The Great American Bash 1997 as Himself
1997 WCW Slamboree 1997 as Himself
1997 WCW Spring Stampede 1997 as Himself
1997 WCW Uncensored 1997 as Himself
1997 WCW SuperBrawl VII as Himself
1996 WCW Starrcade 1996 as Himself
1996 WCW World War 3 1996 as Himself
1996 WCW Halloween Havoc 1996 as Himself
1996 WCW Fall Brawl 1996 as Himself
1996 WCW Hog Wild 1996 as Himself
1996 WCW Bash at the Beach 1996 as Himself
1996 WCW The Great American Bash 1996 as Himself
1996 WCW Slamboree 1996 as Himself
1995 WCW Starrcade 1995 as Himself
1995 WCW World War 3 1995 as Himself
1995 ECW: The Three Way Dance as Himself
1995 ECW Double Tables as Himself
1994 ECW November To Remember 1994
1993 WCW Slamboree 1993 as Himself
1993 WCW SuperBrawl III as Himself
1993 WWE Raw (1 episode) as Chris Benoit

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