Some Lesser Known Facts About Matt Hardy
- Does Matt Hardy smoke: Not Known
- Does Matt Hardy drink alcohol: Yes
- He was excellent at studies and for the same, he was offered Morehead Award (A Scholarship) in his school.
- His mother passed away of brain cancer in 1986 when he was only 12 years old.
- After completing graduation, he co-founded Trampoline Wrestling Federation and Organization of Modern Extreme Arts (OMEGA) wrestling with his brother Jeff Hardy to promote the wrestling.
- He made his WWE debut in 1994, losing to Crush. The time period between 1994 and 1995 had been the nightmare for him; as he constantly lost his matches against Owen Hart, Razor Ramon, Hakushi, The Imposter Undertaker, Hunter Hearst, The Ringmaster Steve Austin, and others.
- He teamed up with his brother Jeff Hardy in 1996 and they played their first match as a tag team against The Smoking Guns, eventually, they lost it.
- He is 13 time tag team champion with his brother Jeff Hardy including 6 time WWE world tag team champion.
- Matt Hardy was suspended from the WWE in 2005 for uploading a video on social media that was an unofficial conduct. But the same year in August, he made a comeback and attacked Edge who had a real-life relationship with his girlfriend (then) Lita.
- The police arrested him in September 2011 for keeping illegal substances at his home. Before that, the police searched his home and they found 20 vials of anabolic steroids and a hit of ecstasy.
- He challenged his brother in an impact wrestling match and put the Hardy Brand on the line. Eventually defeated him and became the lone owner of the Hardy Brand.
- Matt Hardy with his brother Jeff Hardy innovated one of the most popular matches in the WWE universe; The Table, ladders, and chair match.
- Besides being a good wrestler, he is a very good actor. He worked for several TV commercials, shows and movies including 70s Show, Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies and Scare Tactics and Fear Factor.
- He is also a good author. He wrote the book, The Hardy Boys: Exit 2 Inspire ( A Biography) co-authored by Michael Krugman.
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