Johnny Elite

Johnny Elite

Personal Information

Full Name John Randall Hennigan
Date of Birth October 3, 1979
Nationality USA
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Height 6'1"
Weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Theme Song "Hero"
Debut June 27, 2002
Nickname Johnny Drip Drip
Family Taya Valkyrie (m. 2018)

Johnny Elite News

38-year-old star teases starting up a faction with Dolph Ziggler and John Morrison
38-year-old star teases starting up a faction with Dolph Ziggler and John Morrison
"That was the worst thing on the show," "Morrison is stuck with this group" - Fans blast AEW Dynamite segment
"That was the worst thing on the show," "Morrison is stuck with this group" - Fans blast AEW Dynamite segment
[WATCH] "He's not doing anything for me" - Old clip of WWE's brutally honest first impressions of a young John Morrison
[WATCH] "He's not doing anything for me" - Old clip of WWE's brutally honest first impressions of a young John Morrison
3-time WWE Intercontinental Champion officially added to the AEW roster page
3-time WWE Intercontinental Champion officially added to the AEW roster page
Former WWE Intercontinental Champion picks up his first AEW win in almost 400 days
Former WWE Intercontinental Champion picks up his first AEW win in almost 400 days

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Johnny Elite: A Brief Biography

John Henningan is an American professional wrestler known for his time in WWE as John Morrison. He is also an actor and has starred in many films. He is known for his high-flying athleticism and his parkour style. And for his alliance with The Miz during his Mid-Card run in WWE. He currently performs on AEW under the name Johnny Elite.

John morrison

  1. Personal Life
  2. Professional Wrestling Career
  3. Movies and TV Shows
  4. Championships and Accomplishments
  5. Frequently Asked Questions

Personal Life

John Hennigan was born on October 3, 1979, in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in Palos Verdes Peninsula. He graduated from the University of California in 2002. He studied Film and Geology. He has also acted in many films. John Hennigan was married to Kira Forster aka. Franky Monet in 2018.

Professional Wrestling Career


John Morrison broke into the WWE as the winner of Tough Enough III, a reality-based competition. During his WWE run, Morrison debuted under the ring name Johny Nitro and was involved in Tag team division. Soon he joined hands with Melina and Joey Mercury to form the MNM faction. John Morrison would win the Tag Team Championship 3 times. They won their first Tag team titles against Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio. Later the faction got split from Joey and he along with Melina moved to RAW. Nitro then began to have singles matches and was involved in the Intercontinental title picture. He defeated Shelton Benjamin and began his first reign in WWE. Johhny Nitro then won the Intercontinental Championship on two different occasions.

Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW)

Johnny Nitro made his debut in 2007. He defeated CM Punk to win the vacant ECW World Championship in 2007. Soon he was repackaged as John Morrison in the ECW brand.

Return to Main Division

Morrison then started to team with Miz. The team of Morrison and Miz had many successful title defenses over the next few months. They also had a feud with Cryme Tyme. Miz and Morrison won the tag team championships against CM Punk and Kofi Kingston. After that, went on to defeat Rey Mysterio to become the Intercontinental Champion for the third time. On April 26, he returned to RAW and he was involved in a feud with Sheamus after helping Santino Marella. He also defeated Sheamus at one point to become the number one contender for the WWE Championship. John Morrison's push unfortunately didn't succeed. He was later written off from WWE after a Falls Count Anywhere match with The Miz.

John Morrison

Lucha Underground

He would find even more success outside WWE, becoming one of the central characters in Lucha Underground. He is a part of the Worldwide Underground faction alongside PJ Black and Jack Evans.


John Morrison would also make a name for himself in Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide. He wrestled under the ring name Mundo. He had a good run with the company. On March 19, 2017, at Rey de Reyes PPV Mundo defeated El Texano Jr. and El Hijo del Fantasma in a three-way match to not only retain the Latin American Championship but also win Texano's AAA Mega Championship and Fantasma's AAA World Cruiserweight Championship. As a wrestler in the company, he’s held a variety of titles, namely the AAA Mega Championship, AAA Latin American Championship, and the AAA World Cruiserweight Championship. He would leave the company on bad terms owing to differences with Vampiro.

Impact Wrestling

John Morrison came to Impact Wrestling as Johnny Impact and was positioned as a top star from the word go. Johnny Impact after entering the promotion has his first feud against Eli Drake. Impact also faced Eli Drake at the Bound of Glory. After in pursuit of the title he would defeat Austin Aries to become the Impact World Champion at Bound For Glory 2018. John Morrison has also made a name for himself outside the world of professional wrestling by appearing in the hit reality show- Survivor.

Return to WWE

In January 2020, John Hennigan made his WWE return to WWE. He joined with his old partner The Miz on SmackDown. After joining the alliance with Miz they had matches with The New Day faction who were the SmackDown Tag Team Champions. They won their SmackDown Tag Titles after 11 years at the WWE Supershowdown in February 2020.

Source - WWE

Even they successfully defended the title inside the bone-crushing Elimination Chamber match. Later the duo had a feud with Braun Strowman. Morrison also on December 2020, episode of RAW defeated Sheamus and Drew McIntyre after joining hands with AJ Styles and The Miz in a 3-on-2 Handicap match. John Morrison competed in the Royal Rumble 2021, he lasted for eight minutes but was eliminated by Damian Priest. At Wrestlemania 37, the duo faced Bad Bunny and Damian Priest but was defeated. After Miz suffering from an Injury, Morrison embarked on a singles run he also defeated Jeff Hardy and Randy Orton. On November 18, 2021, he was released from his WWE contract.

AEW (Present)

Hennigan made a surprise appearance at Owen Hart Foundation Tournament's Semi-Final as Joker under the name Johnny Elite. He faced Samoa Joe in a losing effort.

Movies and TV Shows

MoviesReleased DateRole
Relative Values23 June 2000Stable Boy
Lucky You5 April 2007-
Legion of the Black21 December 2012Lead Shadow Creature
20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending20 July 2013Razor
Hercules Reborn15 July 2014Hercules
American Justice7 August 2014Officer Reid
Russell Madness21 February 2015The Hammer
Street30 October 2015Monstrovia
Stromageddon18 November 2015Adam/Kelso
Arlo: The Burping Pig15 November 2016Tommy
Sinbad and The War of the Furies6 December 2016Sinbad
3 Hours Until Dead25 April 2017Rick
Boone: The Bounty Hunter9 May 2017Boone
Dave Made a MazeJuly 2017The Minotaur
Strange Nature22 September 2018Sam


  1. 2002

Ring Names:

  1. John Hennigan,
  2. John Morrison,
  3. Johnny Blackcraft,
  4. Johnny Blaze,
  5. Johnny Impact,
  6. Johnny Mundo,
  7. Johnny Nitro,
  8. Johnny Onyx,
  9. Johnny Spade,
  10. Johnny Superstar,
  11. Johnny Ultra

Billed Weight:

  1. 215 lbs

Place of Birth:

  1. Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Finishing Moves:

  1. The Moonlight Drive (Corkscrew Neckbreaker),
  2. Nitro Blast (Superkick),
  3. Standing shooting star press,
  4. Starship Pain (Split-legged corkscrew moonsault),
  5. Running knee smash to a sitting opponent

Signature Moves:

  1. 180° spun flare transitioned into a leg drop
  2. Asai Moonsault
  3. Belly to back wheelbarrow facebuster
  4. Corkscrew Plancha
  5. Dropsault
  6. European Uppercut
  7. Multiple kick variations(Drop, Flying Chuck (Springboard Roundhouse)
  8. L
  9. Spinning wheel
  10. Step-up jumping high
  11. Multiple mounted forearms smashes to a grounded opponent
  12. Hangman Neckbreaker
  13. Springboard or slingshot elbow drop
  14. Standing Moonsault Side Slam
  15. STO backbreaker followed by either a russian leg sweep or a Neckbreaker
  16. Tilt-a-whirl DDT


  1. Supreme Pro Wrestling,
  2. Al Snow,
  3. Bill DeMott,
  4. Ivory,
  5. Ohio Valley Wrestling

Championships and Accomplishments

  1. 5 Star Wrestling
  2. 5 Star Wrestling Championship (1 time)
  3. One Night Tournament (2017)

  1. Blackcraft Wrestling
  2. BCW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

  1. Continental Wrestling Federation
  2. CWF United States Championship (1 time)

  1. European Pro Wrestling
  2. EPW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

  1. Family Wrestling Entertainment
  2. FWE Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

  1. Next Generation Wrestling
  2. NGW World Championship (1 time)
  3. NGW World Title Tournament (2013)

  1. Impact Wrestling
  2. Impact World Championship (1 time)

  1. Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide
  2. AAA Mega Championship (1 time)
  3. AAA Latin American Championship (1 time)
  4. AAA World Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
  5. Lucha Libre World Cup (2016 Men's Division) – with Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Brian Cage

  1. Lucha Underground
  2. Lucha Underground Championship (1 time)
  3. Lucha Underground Gift of the Gods Championship (1 time)
  4. Lucha Underground Trios Championship (1 time) – with Jack Evans and PJ Black
  5. Second Triple Crown Champion

  1. Mondo Lucha
  2. Mondo Lucha Championship (1 time)
  3. Mondo Lucha Tag Team Championship (1 time)

  1. Pacific Coast Wrestling/PCW Ultra
  2. PCW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

  1. World Series Wrestling
  2. WSW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

  1. World Wrestling Fan Xperience
  2. WWFX Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

  1. Rogue Wrestling
  2. Rogue Championship (1 time)
  3. Rogue Championship Tournament (2019)

  1. Qatar Pro Wrestling
  2. QPW Souq Waqif Championship (1 time)
  3. QPW Souq Waqif Title Tournament (2015)

  1. WWE
  2. ECW World Championship (1 time)
  3. WWE Intercontinental Championship (3 times)
  4. World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with The Miz
  5. WWE Tag Team Championship (4 times) – with Joey Mercury (3) and The Miz (1)
  6. WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Miz
  7. Tag Team of the Year (2005) – with Joey Mercury
  8. ECW World Championship Tournament (2007)
  9. Tough Enough III winner with Matt Cappotelli
  10. Slammy Award (2 times)
  11. Tag Team of the Year (2008) – with The Miz
  12. Best Exclusive (2008) – with The Miz
  13. WSW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  14. WWF Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

Frequently Asked Questions

How old is John Morrison?

He is currently 42 years (3 October 1979)

How much is Johnny Morrison worth?

John Morrison is an American professional wrestler who has a net worth of $1.5 million

What is the nickname of John Morrison?

Johnny Impact, Blackcraft Johnny Blaze, Johnny Mundo, and Johnny Nitro.

Who did Johnny impact marry?

He is married to Taya Valkyrie

How tall is Johnny impact?

1.85 m