Johnny Gargano Bio, Facts, Age, Career, Personal Life, Net Worth

Johnny Joseph Gargano is an American professional wrestler whom we best know for his time on World Wrestling Entertainment under the ring name “Johnny Gargano.”

Joseph is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment where he performs on the NXT brand. He is a former NXT Champion, NXT Tag Team Champion, and NXT North American Champion.

Joseph gargano
Johnny Joseph Gargano

During his career as a professional wrestler, Gargano has been to several other wrestling promotions and achieved success by winning several titles.

Johnny Gargano: Quick Facts

Full Name  Johnny Joseph Gargano
Net Worth  $1 Million – $5 Million
Date of Birth  August 14, 1987
Marital Status  Married to Candice LeRae
Birthplace  Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Ethnicity  White
Professions  Professional Wrestler
Nationality  American
Eye Color  Black
Hair Color  Black
Build  Athletic
Height  5 Feet 10 inches (178 cm)
Weight  90 Kg (199 pounds)
Body Measurement

Chest size: 46 inches

Waist size: 34 inches

Bicep size: 18 inches

Online Presence

Facebook: 112 K Followers

Instagram: 530 K Followers

Twitter:  303.2 K Followers

Horoscope  Leo

Early Life of Johnny Gargano

Johnny Joseph Gargano aka, Johnny Gargano was born on August 14, 1987, in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. At an early age of eight, he entered a professional wrestling ring of Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling along with his father.

During his high school in St. Edward High School, he decided to become a professional wrestler and started to train at the age of 16 in Cleveland All-Pro Training Center. He was trained under J.T. Lightning and Josh Prohibition.

Gargano was mostly influenced by Shawn Michaels, Johnny Saint, and Chris Jericho to become a professional wrestler.

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How old is Johnny Gargano? – Age, Height, and Measurements

Johnny Gargano is living his 32nd year of life having a fantastic career as a professional wrestler. Gargano has an average body height of 5 feet and 10 inches with a total body weight of 90 kg, i.e., 199 pounds.

Gargano has a great fitness body with a chest size of 46 inches, a waist size of 34 inches, and biceps of 18 inches. Johnny has black hair with black eyes.

Johnny Gargano Professional Wrestling Career

Gargano Wrestle
Gargano Wrestle

Joseph had his first professional wrestling debut in 2005 for CAPW wrestling promotion. He got his first championship title “CAPW Junior Heavyweight Championship” on October 8, 2006, winning a four-way match defeating Josh Prohibition, M-Dogg 20, and Zach Gowen.

Gargano has wrestled in dark matches at Total Nonstop Action Wrestling where he got into the injury of a hairline fracture in his back that led him lost of six months to recover.

Absolute Intense Wrestling

Joseph made his Absolute Intense Wrestling on February 26, 2006, with a losing effort against Kano. Gargano became the number one contender to the AIW Intense Division Championship defeating Josh Prohibition.

He became the Intense Division Championship in a 30-minute Iron Man match on May 25 defeating Tyler Black. Gargano had to leave the title after 187 days of the reign due to his injury on November 28, 2008.

Johnny again won the vacant Intense Division Championship and regained the title-winning the tournament.

World Wrestling Entertainment

Johnny Gargano took part in a WWE tryout camp to join the WWE promotion in June 2015, by was unable in his first try. He kept trying over a few months making appearances for NXT teaming with Tommaso Ciampa.

On July 21, Johnny Gargano signed a full-time NXT contract that prevented him from taking further wrestling promotion bookings. On August 20, Gargano and Ciampa became new NXT Tag Team Championship defeating The Revival (Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson).

The match between Johnny Gargano and Andrade “Cien” Almas was rated five stars since the match between John Cena Vs. CM Punk in 2011.

Gargano won his first NXT Championship title at the event of two-out-of-three falls match against Adam Cole which also made him the first-ever NXT Triple Crown Champion.

Achievements and Championship of Johnny Gargano

Johnny Gargano NXT Champion
Johnny Gargano NXT Champion

Absolute Intense Wrestling

  1. AIW Absolute Championship
  2. Two times the AIW Intense Championship
  3. Gauntlet for the Gold in 2012
  4. Jack of All Trios in 2010 with Flip Kendrick and Louis Lyndon

CBS Sports

  1. Feud of the Year in 2018 vs. Tommaso Ciampa
  2. Feud of the Year in 2018 vs. Adam Cole
  3. Match of the Year in 2019 vs. Adam Cole
  4. NXT Match of the Year in 2018 vs. Andrade Cien Almas
  5. WWE Male Wrestler of the Year in 2018

Championship Wrestling Experience

  1. CWE Undisputed Championship


  1. Two times the Chikara Campeonatos de Parejas with Chuck Taylor
  2. The Countdown Showdown in 2010

Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling

  1. CAPW Junior Heavyweight Championship

DDT Pro-Wrestling

  1. Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship

Dragon Gate USA/Evolve Wrestling

  1. Evolve Tag Team Championship with Drew Galloway
  2. Two times Open the Freedom Gate Championship
  3. Open the United Gate Championship with Rich Swann
  4. Winner of CITIC Cup in 2014
  5. Winner of Evolve Tag Team Championship Tournament of 2016 with Drew Galloway

International Wrestling Cartel

  1. IWC Super Indy Championship
  2. IWC Tag Team Championship with Michael Facade

Legacy Wrestling

  1. Legacy Championship

Pro Wrestling Ohio/Prime Wrestling

  1. Three times the PWO/Prime Heavyweight Championship

Smash Wrestling

  1. Smash Wrestling Championship

Wrestling Cares Association

  1. Race for the Ring Tournament in 2014

World Wrestling Entertainment

  1. NXT Championship
  2. NXT North American Championship
  3. First NXT Triple Crown Champion
  4. NXT Tag Team Championship with Tommaso Ciampa
  5. Five times the NXT Year-End Award

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Personal Life of Johnny Gargano

Johnny Joseph Gargano was married to his lovely fiance, a fellow professional wrestler Candice LeRae on September 16, 2016. He is a self-admitted “humungous Browns fan” and his 30th birthday was celebrated at FirstEnergy Stadium in his home town.

Johnny Gargano Net Worth

Having a fantastic career and winning multiple titles, there is no doubt that Johnny Gargano earns a hefty amount of money. The total net worth of Gargano in 2020 is around $1 Million – $5 Million. 

Social Media Presence

Facebook: 112 K Followers

Instagram: 530 K Followers

Twitter: 303.2 K Followers

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