- Full name: George Murdoch
- Net Worth: $2 Million
- Occupation: Actor, Wrestler, Political commentator
- Birthday: February 21, 1973
- Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
- Birth Sign: Pisces
- Spouse: In a relationship with Ingrid Rinick
Early Life and Education
George Murdoch is also known as Tyrus. His other name is Brodus Clay, which he used during his time at WWE.
He was born to a white mother and a black father, hence he is biracial.
He was born to young parents, as Murdoch’s father was 19 years old and his mother was 15 years at the time he was born.
Due to disagreements, his parents separated when Murdoch and his brothers were very young. His mother went back to her parents’ house with her two sons.
However, the two were discriminated against for having been sired by a black father.
Together with his brother, Tyrus was raised in different foster homes since they were unwelcome at their maternal grandparents’ home.
The incident of discrimination made Murdoch desire to have a whiter skin color.
He got his education from Quartz Hill High School, an institution located in Los Angeles. He later attended Antelope Valley College towards 1992.
He studied for a teaching degree at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
He was a football player in college, but he stopped playing after surgery was conducted on him to get rid of his ruptured appendix.
Murdoch’s career as a wrestler kicked off in 2006. Prior to this, he had signed with WWE. He was stationed at Deep South Wrestling, where his stage name during his debut match was G-Rilla.
He won against Big Bully Douglas in September.
In the month of October 2006, Tyrus enforced a tag team named Urban Assault.
The team wrestled against Brian and Brett, also known as The Major Brothers.
This came after a feud between him and The Bag Lady. The Urban Assault team won the championship.
He continued to wrestle both as a solo wrestler and as part of his group, Urban Assault, until the expiration of his WWE contract in 2008.
However, he made a comeback in 2010 until 2011 and won many matches and championships.
Murdoch took a break of 3 months from wrestling to concentrate on making the film “No One Lives.” After reappearing on WWE, he featured in the ‘Superstars’ episode, where he won against Pat Silver.
He has been in matches with other WWE superstars such as John Cena and fought in various editions like “The Survivor Series” and “The Royal Rumble.”
During his career, Murdoch has also worked as an actor and a TV commentator. He was also Snoop Dogg’s bodyguard at one time.
His current net worth is 2 million US dollars.
Tyrus Murdoch is not yet married. However, he is in a relationship with Ingrid Rinick.
He is a father of three children. His daughter was born from his current relationship with his girlfriend. His two sons are from a previous relationship.
He keeps most of his personal life private, away from the limelight.
Murdoch was caught up in a scandal after getting sued by Britt McHenry, a TV host at Fox Nation.
This took place in December 2019. Among the things he was sued for were sexism, revenge, and sexual harassment. The case has not yet been settled.
His Instagram account, tyrussmash, has over 223k followers, and on Twitter, he has 569k followers.
He makes between $266 and $443 for every Instagram post, according to the Influencer Marketing Hub.
Tyrus has garnered significant popularity throughout the course of his career, and he is also well-known on social networking sites.