Adam Cole Biography

  • Adam Cole

    Quick Facts Of Adam Cole

    Celebrated NameAdam Cole
    Age30 Years
    Nick NameAdam Cole
    Birth NameAustin Jenkins
    Birth Date1989-07-05
    Place Of Birth Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
    Brothers Brent Jenkins
    Marital StatusUnmarried
    Girlfriend Britt Baker
    Residence Coral Springs, Florida
    Height 1.83 m (6 feet )
    Weight95 Kg (210 lbs)
    Blood GroupAthletic and Muscular
    Eye ColorBlue
    Hair ColorDark brown
    Source of Wealth Professional Wrestling Career
    Net Worth $1.5 million (estimated)
    Sexual OrientationStraight
    Best Known ForThe first wrestler to win ROH World Championship three times

  • Austin Jenkins, better known by his ring name Adam Cole is an American professional wrestler. He is signed to WWE and is a member of The Undisputed Era. He is also known for his tenure with Ring of Honor (ROH). He was the first wrestler to become an ROH World Champion three-times. He is the current NXT Champion. 

    What is Adam Cole Famous For?

    • The first wrestler to win ROH World Championship three times. 
    • The longest reigning Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) Champion from 2012 to 2014. 

    Adam Cole Early Life


    Where was Adam Cole Born?

    Adam Cole was born on 5 July 1989. His birth name is Austin Jenkins. His birth place is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in the United States. He holds American nationality. Information about his parents is not available at present. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He has a younger brother Brent Jenkins. His parents separated when he was 10. 

    He took karate lessons as a child. 

    Combat Zone Wrestling

    He first trained at the Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW). 

    He became an official student at the Academy in November 2007. He was still at senior high school.

    He made his professional wrestling debut as Adam Cole in June 2008. 

    Cole won the CZW World Junior Heavyweight Championship in 2010. 

    He is the longest-reigning CZW World Junior Heavyweight champion, having held the title for 553 days. 

    He lost his championship to Sami Callihan in November 2011. 

    Adam Cole Parents


    Independent Circuit

    He defeated Qenann Creed to win the MCW Rage Television Championship in August 2009. 

    He defeated VSK to win WXW C4’s Hybrid Championship in November 2009. 

    He won the Premiere Wrestling Wrestling Xperience’s Heavyweight Championship in November 2012. 

    He fought at Evolve, Dragon Gate USA’s Open the Freedom, Chikara’s Young Lions Cup, East Coast Wrestling Association’s 2011 Super 8 Tournament. 

    Ring of Honor

    Cole made his Ring of Honor debut in February 2009. He lost to John Kerman in a dark match in his debut. 

    He signed a contract with ROH in August 2010.

    He made his ROH pay-per-view debut in December 2010. 

    He won his first ROH World Television championship defeating Roderick Strong in June 2012. 

    He won ROH World Championship 3 times, making him the first wrestler to achieve the feat. 

    He competed in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). He made his Japanese debut in August 2014.

    He won the 2014 Survival of the Fittest in November 2014. 

    He joined Bullet Club in May 2016.  

    He became a free agent in May 2017. 

    Adam Cole ROH


    Pro Wrestling Guerrilla

    He made his Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) debut as a member of Future Shock in October 2011. 

    He defeated Kevin Steen to become a new PWG World Champion in December 2012. 

    He became the longest reigning PWG World Champion at 426 days in January 2014 after successfully defending the title against female wrestler Candice LeRae. 

    He lost his reign to Kyle O’Reilly in May 2014. 

    He fought his farewell match in PWG against Sami Callihan in May 2017. 


    He worked with WWE twice. 

    He played a random guy at a bar drinking with Serena Deeb in a Straight Edge Society segment in an episode of SmackDown in July 2010. 

    He took part in a tryout at their Performance Center in February 2013. 

    Adam Cole Wrestler



    He officially signed with WWE in August 2017. It was announced that he would be working in the company’s developmental territory NXT. 

    He made his NXT debut in August 2017 at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III.

    The trio of Cole, Fish, and O’Reilly was officially dubbed “The Undisputed Era”. 

    The Undisputed Era defeated Sanity at NXT TakeOver: WarGames. 

    He made a surprise appearance in the Royal Rumble match in January 2018.

    He became the inaugural NXT North America Champion at NXT TakeOver: New Orleans in April 2018. 

    cole participated in the Super Bowl LIII halftime event. 

    He defeated Johnny Gargano in a rematch to become the NXT Champion. 

    Video Game

    He is a playable character in WWE 2K19 video game. 

    Adam Cole Championships



    Combat Zone Wrestling

    CZW World Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

    Best of the Best X (2011)

    Dreams Fighting Entertainment/World Wrestling League

    DFE Openweight Championship/WWL Heavyweight Championship(1 time)

    Eastern Wrestling Alliance

    EWA Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)

    Ground Breaking Wrestling

    Battle of Gettysburg (2009)

    International Wrestling Cartel

    IWC Super Indy Championship (1 time)

    Super Indy 16 (2017)

    Maryland Championship Wrestling

    MCW Rage Television Championship (2 times)

    Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup (2012)

    New Horizon Pro Wrestling

    NHPW Art of Fighting Championship (1 time)

    Premiere Wrestling Xperience

    PWX Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

    Preston City Wrestling

    PCW Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)

    Pro Wrestling Guerrilla

    PWG World Championship (1 time)

    Battle of Los Angeles (2012)

    Pro Wrestling Illustrated

    Ranked No. 9 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2014

    Pro Wrestling World-1

    World-1 North American Championship (1 time)

    Shinya Hashimoto Memorial Cup (2010)

    Real Championship Wrestling

    RCW Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)

    RCW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Devon Moore

    Ring of Honor

    ROH World Championship (3 times)

    ROH World Television Championship (1 time)

    ROH World Championship Tournament (2013)

    ROH World Tag Team Championship No. 1 Contender Lottery Tournament (2011) – with Kyle O’Reilly

    Survival of the Fittest (2014)

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    Match of the Year (2012) with Kyle O’Reilly vs. Super Smash Bros. (Player Uno and Stupefied) and The Young Bucks on July 21

    Match of the Year (2016) with The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson) vs. Matt Sydal, Ricochet and Will Ospreay on September 3

    Wrestler of the Year (2013)


    Big Top Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Britt Baker

    Wrestling Observer Newsletter

    Rookie of the Year (2010)

    WXW C4

    WXW C4 Hybrid Championship (1 time)


    NXT Championship (1 time, current)

    NXT North American Championship (1 time)

    NXT Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Roderick Strong, Bobby Fish, and Kyle O’Reilly

    Second NXT Triple Crown Champion

    Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic (2018) – with Kyle O’Reilly

    Adam Cole Girlfriend


    Who is Adam Cole Dating?

    Adam Cole is unmarried. He is currently dating fellow professional wrestler Britt Baker. 

    He has over 339k followers on his Instagram account. 

    He lives in Coral Springs, Florida. 

    How tall is Adam Cole?

    Adam cole stands at a height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 210 lbs i.e. 95 kg. He has an athletic and muscular body build. He has blue eyes and his hair color is dark brown. He usually keeps his hair long. 

    What is Adam Cole Net Worth?

    Adam Cole earns from his professional wrestling career. He has wrestled in several promotions. He has also appeared in several WWE commercials. His net worth is estimated at $1.5 million. 

  • Did You Know?

    • He cites Shawn Michaels as his inspiration.
    • He enjoys scuba diving.

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