Matt Riddle

Matt Riddle

Full NameMatthew Fredrick Riddle

BornJanuary 13, 1986




Matthew Fredrick Riddle is an American professional wrestler and retired mixed martial artist signed with WWE. He is best known for his work with WWE as Matt Riddle and simply Riddle. He is a former two-time RAW Tag Team Champion alongside Randy Orton as RK-Bro.

Personal Life

Lisa Riddle: Matt Riddle wife, family, kids, career and net worth 2022
Matt Riddle and his ex-wife

Matthew Fredrick Riddle was born on January 14, 1986 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He attended his school in Saratoga Springs High School in Saratoga Springs, New York. In school, he was the New York state wrestling champion in 2004. He graduated from East Stroudsburg University.

Matt Riddle got married to Lisa Rennie in 2011. They have a son and a daughter. The couple seperated in October, 2021 as she accused Riddle of walking out of their family. In March 2022, the couple got officially divorced.

Professional Wrestling Career

Independent Circuit (2014-2018)

After retiring from MMA, Riddle began training to become a professional wrestler. Riddle wrestled for several independent promotions and won championships. In 2016, WWE tried signing Riddle, but he had prior commitments with Evolve. In 2018, Riddle signed with WWE.


WWE (2018-Present)

In October, Riddle made his debut on NXT. He defeated Kassius Ohno at TakeOver WarGames II and Phoenix. In 2019, Riddle spent the year chasing the NXT and North American Championship but failed to win. In November, Riddle and Keith Lee invaded SmackDown and attacked Sami Zayn. At TakeOver WarGames III, he lost to Finn Balor.

At Survivor Series, Team NXT lost to Team SmackDown. In 2020, Riddle formed a team with Pete Dunne called The Broserweights and entered Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic and won. At TakeOver Portland, they won the NXT Tag Team Championship. After 87 days, Timothy Thatcher, who substituted for Pete Dunne, lost the titles. On NXT, Timothy Thatcher defeated Riddle in a pit fight in Riddle's last match.


In June, Riddle was moved to SmackDown. During the Draft, Riddle went to RAW. He began a storyline with Randy Orton. In February, Riddle won the United States Championship from Bobby Lashley. At WrestleMania 37, he lost the title to Sheamus. After months of convincing, Randy Orton and Riddle began working together as a tag team.

They dubbed the team as RK-BRO and began climbing the tag team division. At SummerSlam, RK-BRO defeated AJ Styles and Omos for the RAW Tag Team Championship. At Survivor Series, they defeated The Usos. In 2022, they began feuding with The Alpha Academy. On RAW, they lost the titles to The Alpha Academy. In March, they won the titles back from The Alpha Academy.

They successfully defended the gold at WrestleMania 38 and began feuding with the SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos leading to a title unification match in which RK-Bro lost.


Randy Orton suffered an injury in the match and Riddle went after The Bloodline seeking for revenge. He even faced Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship but lost. Riddle participated in the Men's Money in the Bank ladder match at the namesake PPV but the match was won by Theory.

He then feuded against Seth Rollins leading to a match at SummerSlam. However, Riddle was pulled out of the match due to an injury he suffered at the hands of Rollins. Nonetheless, he entered SummerSlam to attack Rollins ensuing a brawl.

He made his return to WWE on a subsequent episode of RAW leading to a brawl between him and Rollins. The two faced off at Clash at the Castle in a hard-hitting contest that Rollins won. Riddle will compete against Seth Rollins at the Extreme Rules in a Fight Pit Match with a special referee Daniel Cormier, a UFC legend.

On the 7th November edition of RAW, Riddle and The New Day lost to The Bloodline's The Usos and Solo Sikoa in a six-man tag team match.

Matt Riddle's Championships and Accomplishments

ChampionshipNumber of Times
5 Star Tap or Snap Championship1
Evolve Championship1
Progress Atlas Championship2
PWG World Tag Team Championship1
WWN Championship1
WWE United States Championship1
WWE Raw Tag Team Championship1
NXT Tag Team Championship1
Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic1

FAQs on Matt Riddle

Q1. What is Matt Riddle's real name?

Matt Riddle's real name is Matthew Fredrick Riddle.

Q2. How much does Matt Riddle earn in WWE?

Matt Riddle earns $400,000 in WWE.

Q3. Who has created Matt Riddle's theme song?

Matt Riddle's theme song Hey Bro is created by CFO$.

*Updated on 10th November, 2022

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