Ted DiBiase Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Children, Facts, Biography

Ted DiBiase Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Children, Facts, Biography
Ted DiBiase Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 118 kg
Date of Birth January 18, 1954
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Spouse Melanie DiBiase

Ted DiBiase is an American former professional wrestler, manager, ordained minister, and color commentator who is best known for being the father of 3 well-known wrestlers Mike, Ted Jr., and Brett DiBiase. Aside from that, he also earned himself a lot of fame as the best technical wrestler and also one of the greatest villains in the history of professional wrestling.

Born Name

Theodore Marvin DiBiase

Nick Name

Ted DiBiase, The Million Dollar Man, Teddy Dee, Money

Ted DiBiase at a radio interview in July 2006 in Newton, Iowa
Ted DiBiase at a radio interview in July 2006 in Newton, Iowa (Cale / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Miami, Florida, United States

Residence

Clinton, Mississippi, United States

Nationality

American

Education

DiBiase attended the Creighton Preparatory High School in Omaha, Nebraska. Later, he began attending West Texas State University. However, he decided to drop out.

He has been trained under the watchful eye of professional wrestlers Dory Funk, Jr. and Terry Funk.

Occupation

Wrestler

Family

  • Father – Ted Wills (Entertainer, Singer)
  • Mother – Helen Nevins (Professional Wrestler, Model)
  • Others – “Iron” Mike DiBiase (Step-Father) (Professional Wrestler)

Build

Large

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

118 kg or 260 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ted has dated –

  1. Jaynet Foreman (1973-1980) – He tied the knot with Jaynet Forman on December 21, 1973. With her, Ted had his first son named Michael Wills Foreman DiBiase II (b. September 10, 1977).
  2. Melanie DiBiase (1981-Present) – Ted got married to Melanie Kennedy on December 31, 1981. The couple has 2 children named Theodore Marvin DiBiase Jr. (b. November 8, 1982) and Brett DiBiase (b. March 16, 1988).
Ted DiBiase as seen in a picture that was taken during an appearance at a local indy show on August 20, 2011
Ted DiBiase as seen in a picture that was taken during an appearance at a local indy show on August 20, 2011 (Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has German and English ancestry.

Hair Color

Salt and pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He sports a boxed shaped beard and a pair of rectangular-shaped reading glasses.
  • Large physical appearance
  • Deep bass-baritone voice

Brand Endorsements

He has been featured in commercials for various brands including Progressive Corporation.

Religion

Christianity

Ted DiBiase managing Sycho Sid in The Million Dollar Corporation on February 21, 2012
Ted DiBiase managing Sycho Sid in The Million Dollar Corporation on February 21, 2012 (Mandy Coombes / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Ted DiBiase Facts

  1. He was brought up in Florida.
  2. Wrestling came naturally to DiBiase, as his mother Helen and step-father “Iron” Mike DiBiase were both well-known professional wrestlers.
  3. Ted’s adoptive father “Iron” Mike DiBiase passed away when DiBiase was 15 years old He suffered a heart attack while in the ring. After that, Ted lost his mother to depression and alcoholism and went on to live with his grandparents in Willcox, Arizona.
  4. He was a member of the  Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
  5. Growing up, he took a liking to football and also a received football scholarship to attend West Texas State University. However, he decided to quit college and start a career in wrestling after having suffered an injury.
  6. Ted was billed into the wrestling industry from Omaha, Nebraska.
  7. Initially, Ted started off his wrestling career as a referee in June 1974, in the Amarillo territory.
  8. His finishing move was called the “Million Dollar Dream”.
  9. He is the former leader of the Million Dollar Corporation.
  10. Ted is an ordained minister and the founder of the Heart of David Ministry.
  11. With time, he has published a number of books including Every Man Has His PriceThe Million Dollar Man, and Penholder.

Featured Image By Megan Elice Meadows / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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