Who is WWE star Natalya Neidhart's husband TJ Wilson AKA Tyson Kidd? (2024)

TJ Wilson turned a career-threatening injury into a prosperous career backstage in WWE.

Wilson, 40, is a professional wrestler and producer married to WWE veteran Natalya Neidhart.

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Who is Natalya Neidhart's husband TJ Wilson?

Wilson was born Theodore James "TJ" Wilson on July 11, 1980, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.



After becoming friends with Teddy Hart and Harry Smith at age ten he became very close to The Hart Family.

The Hart family is a legendary wrestling family hailing from Canada.

His wrestling career began when he started training at Stu Hart's legendary Dungeon known for teaching legends including Bret Hart, Chris Jericho, and Edge.

In 1995 Wilson had his first wrestling match in Stampede Wrestling promotion, and was nicknamed Stampede Kid.


During his time with Stampede Wrestling promotion he held the tag team, British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight and North American Heavyweight championships.

In 2005 he was named booker of the territory and toured Japan, Europe and Canada as the Stampede Kid.

When was TJ Wilson in WWE?

Wilson signed with WWE in 2006 with his girlfriend at the time Neidhart, after impressing then-WWE trainer Bill Watts.


Now wrestling as Tyson Kidd, he soon would form a faction with The Hart Family called The Hart Dynasty with Neidhart, Teddy Hart, and Ted Dibiase Jr.

In 2009, The Hart Foundation moved to SmackDown, without Teddy Hart, and feuded with Crime Tyme, The Usos, and other notable tag teams.

The Stampede Kid took his talents to NXT in 2011 as a singles competitor and experimented with different managers including Michael Hayes and Vickie Guerrero.

By 2012 he was back on the main roster pursing tag team gold with Justin Gabriel.


Over the next couple of years he would chase the World Heavyweight and United States championships with no luck.

Wilson's career saw a resurgence when he teamed with Cesaro, which earned them fan praise and a run with the WWE Tag Team championships.

When did TJ Wilson become a producer in WWE?

During a dark match on the June 1, 2015 edition of RAW, the 5-foot-10 star suffered a career-ending injury.


Wilson needed 16 staples, four screws, and a rod inserted into his neck after a botched Muscle Buster move by Samoa Joe.

He tweeted that only 5 percent of people survive his injury.

Soon it became clear that he could no longer wrestle, in 2017 Wilson was hired as a full-time producer for WWE.

Wilson's peers have praised his "mind for the business" and ability to produce matches with good storytelling.

In his wife's column in the Calgary Sun he said: “Seeing the talent’s face light up when I give them an idea that sparks something inside of them.

“ I thought when I got hurt I could never be a part of wrestling again.

"I thought it would be too painful for me to be a part of something that I couldn’t physically do anymore, that I loved so much."

Who is Natalya Neidhart?

Neidhart, was born into the legendary Hart Family, as the daughter of Elizabeth Hart and WWE Hall of Famer Jim the Anvil Neidhart.


Neidhart is the only woman to graduate from The Hart Dungeon.

She has been signed to WWE since 2007 and is one of the longest-tenured superstars.

During her time with the company she holds the record of having wrestled the most matches.

The Ironwoman of WWE has held the Divas and SmackDown Women's championships.


She has been a cast member of Total Divas for nine seasons since its debut in 2013.

How long have TJ Wilson and Natalya Neidhart been together?

Neidhart and Wilson met as kids when he befriended members of the Hart Family.


The two trained together in The Hart Dungeon, toured wrestling promotions all over the world, and signed to WWE.

They began dating in November 2001 and their wedding and marriage has been a focal point on long running E! and WWE reality show Total Divas.

The wrestling power couple married on June 26, 2013.

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