Black Reign

Real Name: Dustin Patrick Runnels

Hometown: Austin, Texas

Billed From: Hollywood, California

Height: 6 ft 6 in

Weight: 238 lb

Born: April 11, 1969

Debut: September 13, 1988

Work History:
Trained by:
  • Dusty Rhodes
  • Skandor Akbar
Ring Names:
  • Artist Formerly Known as Goldust, The
  • Black Reign
  • Dustin Rhodes
  • Dusty Rhodes, Jr.
  • Gold Dustin
  • Goldust
  • Se7en
Nick Names:
  • "The Natural"
  • "The American Nightmare"
  • "The Lonestar"
  • "The Prince of Perversion"
  • "The Bizarre One"
Teams and Stables:
  • Black Reign
  • Black Reign
  • Black Reign
  • Black Reign
  • Black Reign
  • Black Reign
Finishing Moves:
  • Curtain Call (Lifting falling reverse DDT)
  • Final Cut (Vertical suplex lifted and dropped into a snap swinging neckbreaker)
  • Lone Star State of Mind (Lifting falling reverse DDT)
  • Blackout (Kneeling facebuster)
  • Schizophrenic (Vertical suplex lifted and dropped into a snap swinging neckbreaker)
  • The Oscar (Sitout rear mat slam)
  • Good Night Sweet Charlotte (Sleeper hold)
Comments
Dustin's father is "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes. His real life half-brother is Cody Rhodes, who also wrestles for WWE on its Smackdown brand. He also has a sister, Kristin Ditto, who is a former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader.