Teil Runnels is a famous American celebrity family. Teil Runnels is famous as the daughter of well-known American wrestler, Dusty Rhodes, and also as the sister of a popular wrestler, Cody Rhodes.
Early Life and Childhood
Teil Runnels was born Teil Runnels Gergel on 12th September 1982. She stepped into this world in Austin, Texas, United States. By this, she is currently 39 years old and holds American citizenship. Likewise, she follows Christianity and her birth sign is Virgo.
Moving on towards her family members, she was born to her father Dusty Rhodes, and her mother Michelle Rubio. She is the second wife of Dusty. Her father is a renowned wrestler, booker, and trainer. Her father died in 2015 at the age of 69. Similarly, she also has a younger brother named Cody Rhodes, who is also a professional wrestler, businessman, and actor.
In addition, she also has a half-brother named Dustin Rhodes, who is a Goldust, and a sister named Kristin Runnels Ditto, who is a businesswoman. Talking about her educational status, not much information is available. However, being born in a celebrity family, she might have got a proper education from a reputed university.
Professional Life and Career
Regarding her professional life, she hasn’t spoken much about it. She came into the news being the sister of Cody Rhodes.
Her brother Cody Rhodes bio
Cody Rhodes debuted in the WWE in 2006. He was assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling, the company’s developing division (OVW). Cody Runnels was his real name while he wrestled. During his stint in OVW, he also earned the Triple Crown Champion. In 2006, he and Shawn Spears established a tag team that won the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship. They won the Tag Team Championship for the second time in December 2006, defeating Deuce ‘n Domino in a street brawl.
Spears got envious of Runnels’ success as a singles wrestler, which sparked their rivalry. In February 2007, Runnels won the OVW Heavyweight Championship. He won the OVW Television Championship by defeating Spears. Cody was also promoted to the WWE main roster in 2007. He was in WWE for a total of nine years. He won the Intercontinental Championship twice.
Similarly, he was also a six-time tag team champion. Three times he won the World Tag Team Championship. In addition, the wrestler was a three-time WWE Tag Team Champion. He started a feud with Hardcore, with whom he lost three matches in a row. Later on, they became a tag team.
In December 2007, he and Holly won their first WWE championship, the World Tag Team Championship, after defeating Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch. When he turned on Holly and teamed up with Ted DiBiase to help him defeat Holly, he became the two-time World Tag Team Champion.
After invoking their rematch clause against John Cena and Batista, who had defeated them in August 2008, they retained the World Tag Team Championship. For the third time, he was crowned World Tag Team Champion. They joined forces with Randy Orton and Manu to form The Legacy.
The conflict between The Legacy and Triple H’s D-Generation X (DX) was well-known at the time. Later, Dibiase and Rhodes turned on Orton and assaulted him. In 2010, he was selected to SmackDown. With his partner, Drew McIntyre, Rhodes won his first WWE Tag Team Championship.
In August 2011, he defeated Ezekiel Jackson to win the Intercontinental Championship for the first time. Orton shattered Rhodes’ mask in November, and his masked gimmick came to an end. In October, he and Damien Sandow won the WWE Tag Team Championship as Team Rhodes Scholars, defeating Team Hell No in a Hell in a Cell match.
He subsequently teamed up with Goldust, his half-brother, to win the WWE Tag Team Championship twice. During this period, he launched Stardust, a new character. In 2016, he departed WWE. He began wrestling on independent circuits after leaving WWE.
Due to WWE’s ownership of the “Cody Rhodes” moniker, he began performing as Cody until 2020, when WWE relinquished their trademark. He wrestled at WrestleMania, Ring of Honor’s Final Battle, and New Japan Pro-Wrestle Wrestling’s Kingdom, Impact at Bound for Glory.
He also held the titles of ROH World Champion, IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion, and ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champion (with The Young Bucks). In 2018, he won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.
Cody and his father Dusty made history by being the first father and son to win the championship. In 2019, he joined AEW as executive vice president. He was also a wrestler in addition to his role as executive vice president. He was the first winner of the AEW TNT Championship. In October of this year, he won the championship for the second time.
As her professional life is unknown, there are no records available that show her net worth. Besides, his brother Cody has a huge net worth of $4 million US dollars.
Regarding her relationship status, she is currently in a married relationship with her husband Kevin Gergel. Her husband Kevin works at CA Short Company. Likewise, the beautiful couple married each other on 1st November 2008. She is currently living in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and two children; a son and a daughter.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Enhancing her body measurements, she is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 65 kg. Likewise, she has brown hair and a pair of gorgeous dark brown eyes. When it comes to her social, media handles, she is only active on Twitter with more than 13.3k followers.