George Murdoch, an American cable news figure, actor, and former professional wrestler, is widely recognized by his ring or stage name, Tyrus. In his wrestling career, he was previously affiliated with the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) and held the title of NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion.
Transitioning to cable news, he is a regular presence on Fox News and its streaming counterpart, Fox Nation. Primarily, he serves as a co-host and panelist on the late-night talk show Gutfeld! and contributes as a fill-in host on other programs.
Tyrus Net Worth and Salary
How much money does Tyrus make? The American cable news personality, actor, and former professional wrestler has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
His yearly income in the capacity of a political commentator at Fox News can be documented as $45,696. This falls within the comparable range of earnings for political commentators affiliated with Fox News.
In 2024, Tyrus took on the role of host for “Maintaining with Tyrus” on the OutKick streaming platform, which is under Fox ownership.
After undergoing training in WWE’s developmental territories like Deep South Wrestling (DSW) and Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), Murdoch, adopting the ring name Brodus Clay, made his debut during the fourth season of NXT—a WWE television show pairing rookies with established mentors.
He entered the main roster as the bodyguard for Alberto Del Rio. In 2012, WWE transformed his persona into The Funkusaurus, a funk dancer accompanied by backup dancers known as the Funkadactyls. His tenure with WWE lasted until his departure in 2014.
From 2014 to 2017, Murdoch participated in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA, now Impact Wrestling) under the ring name Tyrus. In 2021, he joined the NWA, securing the NWA World Television Championship and subsequently claiming the promotion’s top title, the World Heavyweight Championship.
His autobiography, “Just Tyrus: A Memoir,” released in 2022, achieved New York Times bestseller status. Following this success, his second book, “Nuff Said,” was published in 2023.