|Net worth||$14 million|
|Source of wealth||Wrestling|
|Full name||Adam Joseph Copeland|
|Profession||Wrestler and actor|
|Ring names||Adam Copeland Adam Impact Conquistador Uno Damon Striker Edge Sexton Hardcastle|
|Years active||1992 – 2011, 2020 – present|
|Height||196 cm (6 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||109 kg (241 lb)|
Adam Copeland is a highly celebrated professional wrestler, who wrestles in the WWE under the ring name Edge. His career in wrestling spans over three decades, and he has entertained millions of fans internationally through his long and decorated career.
Edge is the winner of 31 championships overall in WWE- the most by any wrestler ever. Not only this, he is also the youngest wrestler ever inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in March 2012.
Copeland is as good an actor as he is a wrestler and has starred in many movies and TV shows including one of the lead roles in the popular television series Haven in its fifth season. Other than this, he also had a recurring character on the History Channel series Vikings.
Edge Personal Biography
|Date of birth||October 30, 1973|
|Place of birth||Orangeville, Ontario, Canada|
|Education||Humber College (Diploma in radio broadcasting)|
|Spouse||Beth Phoenix (2016 – present) Lisa Ortiz (2004 – 2005) Alannah Morley (2001 – 2004)|
|Parents||Judy Lynn Copeland|
Adam Copeland was born on October 30, 1973, in Orangeville, Ontario to Judy Lynn Copeland. Judy was a single mother who worked two jobs to support his son. Adam has never met his father or even seen a picture of him.
Edge became interested in professional wrestling at a very young age but has to put his aspirations aside to help his mother financially. He worked numerous jobs and even got a diploma in radio broadcasting from Humber College.
His favorite wrestlers include Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart, Mr. Perfect, Randy Savage, Shawn Michaels and Ricky Steamboat.
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In 1998, Copeland started dating Alannah Morley, the sister of wrestler Val Venis and they got married in 2001. The couple however got divorced in 2004.
He then married voice actress Lisa Ortiz but soon began an affair with his friend Matt Hardy’s girlfriend, wrestler Lita. Edge got divorced for the second time in 2005. Copeland then started dating wrestler Beth Phoenix and had two children together. They later got married on Edge’s 43rd birthday.
Copeland, along with his wife and children, lives in the mountains of Asheville, NC, where he spends his time hiking and biking, when not wrestling.
A light on Edge’s professional journey
- Copeland made his professional wrestling debut in an event at Monarch Park Stadium in Toronto on Canada Day 1992.
- All through the 1990s, he wrestled in the Great Lakes region of the United States and on independent circuit in Ontario under the ring name Sexton Hardcastle.
- Edge entered WWF after he replaced Bob Holly’s opponent on short notice in the opening match in 1996.
- His first televised match was held in June of the same year where he faced Jose Estrada Jr. The match ended prematurely.
- In July 1999, Edge earned his first singles championship, the WWF Intercontinental Championship, at a house show in Toronto, Ontario.
- Edge retired in 2011 due to several neck injuries, and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame the following year.
- He returned to competition in 2020 as a surprise entrant in the Royal Rumble match and won the Royal Rumble in 2021.
Achievements in WWE
Edge holds the record for maximum 31 titles in the WWE championship. Here are the different titles in his name.
- WWF/World Tag Team Championship (12 times)
- World Heavyweight Championship (7 times)
- WWF/E Intercontinental Championship (5 times)
- WWE Championship (4 times)
- WWE Tag Team Championship (2 times)
- WCW United States Championship (1 time)
Edge on Social Media
Copeland has a massive and dedicated international fan base, which is evident from his social media followers. You can also follow him on the following platforms:
Films & TV Shows
Along with wrestling, Edge enjoys an exciting career in Hollywood as well and similar to wrestling, he is thriving here too. Take a brief look at the movies and TV shows that Edge has appeared in.
|Movies||Year of release|
|1999||Beyond the Mat|
|2012||Bending the Rules|
|Shows||Year of release|
|2020||Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series|
|2024||Percy Jackson and the Olympians|
Frequently Asked Questions
$14 million (estimated)
No detail about Edge’s father is known whatsoever.
Edge got a neck injury during a No Disqualification match in 2007 after he was slammed onto a ladder and frog-splashed.