Dustin Rhodes

Professional Wrestler
Born Apr 11, 1969

Dustin Patrick Runnels is an American professional wrestler. He best known under his ring name Goldust and currently works for WWE as a producer and on its SmackDown brand. He has also performed for World Championship Wrestling and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as Dustin Rhodes, Black Reign and Seven. Runnels is the son of "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes and the half brother of Cody Rhodes. Between WWF/E and WCW, Rhodes won 17 total championships.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dustin Rhodes.


1969 Birth Born on April 11, 1969.


1990 - 1993 4 More Events
In September 1995, Rhodes returned to the World Wrestling Federation, wrestling as a villain nicknamed "the bizarre one" because of his somewhat spooky, very suggestive mannerisms and presence under the name Goldust. … Read More
The feud culminated at the Royal Rumble on January 21, 1996, where Goldust defeated Ramon for the Intercontinental Championship due to interference from the 1-2-3 Kid. … Read More
1997 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 1997, Goldust revealed his identity as Dustin Runnels, the son of Dusty Rhodes. … Read More


1999 - 2000 3 More Events
He returned to WCW television in January 2001, assisting his father in his feud with Jarrett and, eventually, Ric Flair.
On January 20, 2002, Rhodes officially returned by taking part in the Royal Rumble, reprising his Goldust character. … Read More
Booker and Goldust went on to compete in the tag team division, winning the World Tag Team Championship at Armageddon before being forced to split up on the February 3, 2003 episode of Raw by Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff for failing to win back the World Tag Team Titles. … Read More
Runnels didn't appear on the independent circuit for the rest of 2004 and much of 2005, until the first WrestleReunion, teaming with his father and Mike Graham against Abdullah the Butcher, Kevin Sullivan, and CM Punk. … Read More
2005 36 Years Old 1 More Event
His TNA contract expired in April 2005 and he chose not to renew it, leaving TNA.
2006 - 2007 2 More Events
Following his release from TNA in early 2008, Runnels briefly returned to Coastal Championship Wrestling to face the members of Phi Delta Slam (Bruno Sassi and Big Tilly) before beginning his fifth stint in WWE in October 2008.


Goldust participated in the 2009 Royal Rumble match and stared down his real-life half-brother, Cody Rhodes, but was eliminated by him later. … Read More
On March 3, 2010, Goldust joined the SmackDown brand, making it the first time that Goldust had ever been officially on the SmackDown roster. … Read More
2011 42 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On the April 11, 2011 episode of Raw, he was seen (without makeup) hugging Edge after his retirement speech. … Read More
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