Billy Kidman

Professional Wrestler
Born May 11, 1974

Peter Alan Gruner, Jr. is an American professional wrestler, trainer, and wrestling producer, better known by his ring name Billy Kidman. Kidman is best known for his work with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and his current workplace of the WWE throughout the late 1990s, early to late 2000s, and now into the early 2010s. He trained the likes of Wade Barrett in Florida Championship Wrestling.… Read More

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1974 Birth Born on May 11, 1974.


1994 - 1997 3 More Events
2000 26 Years Old …  Kidman was legitimately injured in a match at New Blood Rising in August 2000, when in a strap match, Douglas hung Kidman from the neck using the strap, and was forced to take several weeks off to recover. … Read More
2001 27 Years Old In July 2001, he won the Cruiserweight Championship from Gregory Helms in the first televised WCW match on SmackDown! … Read More
2003 29 Years Old After being together for four years, Gruner married former WWE Diva Torrie Wilson on July 11, 2003. They lived together in Tampa, Florida when not traveling. The couple separated in mid-2006, with their divorce finalised in 2008.


2004 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Following the title loss, Kidman proceeded to spend the next few years as a cornerstone of the cruiserweight division before forming a tag team with newcomer Paul London in early 2004. Together, they slowly worked their way up the tag team ranks before ultimately winning the Tag Team Championship from the Dudley Boyz on the July 8, 2004 episode of SmackDown! … Read More
2005 31 Years Old 1 More Event
At the start of 2005, Kidman suffered a broken orbital bone, which sidelined him for three months.
In 2007, Kidman made his International Wrestling Association debut in a match for the IWA World Heavyweight Championship against Ray González, which he lost.
2011 37 Years Old On September 21, 2011, WWE ran a story on their website about Gruner and his role as a producer. On April 9, 2012, Gruner along with former wrestlers Jamie Noble, and Goldust and other officials and WWE wrestlers broke up the brawl between John Cena and Brock Lesnar. … Read More


2014 40 Years Old 1 More Event
A book detailing Gruner's career, Billy Kidman: The Shooting Star, was released in early 2014.
2016 42 Years Old On 23 August 2016 episode of Smackdown Live, he appeared along with Jamie Noble to prevent Dolph Ziggler from attacking AJ Styles. … Read More
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