Bret Hart

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Facts of Bret Hart

Birth Name
Bret Sergeant Hart
Famous Name
Bret Hart
Birth Date
Married to
Stephanie Washington (m. 2010), Cinzia Rota (m. 2004–2007), Julie Smadu-Hart (m. 1982–2002)
Currently Married
Stu Hart
Helen Hart


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$14 Million


Married to
Stephanie Washington (m. 2010), Cinzia Rota (m. 2004–2007), Julie Smadu-Hart (m. 1982–2002)
Currently Married

Bret Sergeant Hart better known as Bret Hart, is a Canadian-American retired wrestler, writer, and actor. A member of the Hart wrestling family and a second-generation wrestler, he has been credited with a changing perception of mainstream North-American professional wrestling in the early 1990s by bringing the technical in-ring performance of the fore.

With a prosperous career, Hart, 62, has an estimated net worth of $14 million. Furthermore, he is living a blissful life with his third and current wife, Stephanie Washington. Also, he has four children from his first marriage. 

Bret Hart Net Worth in 2020

Bret Hart has an estimated net worth of $14 million in 2020. Not to mention, most of the wealth is generated through his wrestling career. Also, he earns much as an actor and a writer. Furthermore, he is the founder and part-owner of the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League, which definitely adds decent value to his net worth. 

Bret Hart's Bentley car SOURCE: Instagram@brethitmanhart

According to the source, in 1995, he made $9 million as salary from WCW Monday Nitro (for three years). Additionally, he pocketed $2,500,000 from his three-year contract with WCW in 1997. 

Also, he took home $4000 and $15,000 from WrestleMania 2 & III in 1986 and 1987 respectively. In 1989, he earned $10000 as a salary from Summerslam. 

Bret owned a house in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii which he sold in 2015 for $705,000. The 2,064 square feet property was bought for $675,000 in 2004.

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Wife: Julie Smadu

Bret Hart has married thrice in his entire life. He first tied the knot with Julie Smadu on 25th March 1960. The couple welcomed their first child, Jade Michelle on 31st March 1983. The following year on 11th August, their second child Dallas Jeffery was born.

Bret Hart with his former wife and children SOURCE:

Similarly, they had their third child, Alexandra Sabina Hart and 4th child, Blade Colton Hart on 17th May 1988 and 5th June 1990 respectively. 

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What's more, the four hearts on the right thigh of his tights signify his children, as do the four dots following his signature. Unfortunately, Bret and Julie parted ways in May 1998. However, they had several brief reunions over the next 4 years. On June 24, 2002, the couple finally divorced just hours before Hart suffered his stroke.

Later two years on 15th September, Hart married an Italian woman named Cinzia Rota. Nevertheless, the two could not carry their marital affair well and ended divorcing in 2007 after failing to agree on where they should live.

Bret Hart and his new wife SOURCE: Forums

On July 24, 2010, he exchanged the wedding vows with Stephanie Washington.  Bret's third and current spouse, Stephanie Washington is originally from San Francisco who graduated with a B.A in history from San Francisco State University in 2005 as well as holds a BA in criminal justice from Mount Royal College in 2013.

Besides, Hart's father, Stu Hart, died on 16th October 2003, aged 88. 

Bret Hart Early Life

A native of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Bret Hart was born on 2nd July 1957, to wrestler Stu Hart and his wife, Helen. His star sign is Capricorn. Talking about his nationality, he is Canadian and later acquired an American nationality too, since his mother was born in New York. Furthermore, he is of Irish descent through his maternal grandfather and Greek through his maternal grandmother. 

Hart grew up in a big family of eleven siblings, seven brothers Smith, Bruce, Keith, Wayne, Dean, Ross, and Owen, as well as four sisters, Ellie, Georgia, Alison, and Diana.

His grounding to wrestling came at a tender age. As a child, he saw his father training future wrestlers like Billy Graham in the Dungeon, his household basement which served as a training room. prior to school, his father had his hand out fliers to local wrestling shows.

When Hart was four years old, he had his first work in wrestling involved pulling out lucky numbers out of a metal box during intermission at the Stampede Wrestling shows. When he got slightly older he would sell programs to the shows, something all his seven brothers would do.

Bret Hart is a proud graduate of Mount Royal University.

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Bret Hart Professional Life

In 1996, Hart joined his father Stu Hart's promotion Stampede Wrestling as a referee. Further, he made his in-ring debut later two years. He earned championship success throughout the 1980s and 1990s in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) now  World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). There, he also helmed The Hart Foundation stable.

In November 1997, Hart left WWE for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) following the controversial "Montreal Screwjob". At WCW, he remained until October 2000.

In October 2000, Hart officially retired from WCW, having been inactive from in-ring competition since January 2000, owing to a December 1999 concussion. 

Hart made his comeback to wrestling world landing to sporadic in-ring competition from 2010–2011 with WWE, where he won his final championship, headlined the 2010 SummerSlam event and worked as the general manager of Raw.

Throughout his career, Hart headlined WrestleMania IX, X, and XII. Not only this, but he has also participated in the main event of Starrcade 1997 and 1999, as a special enforcer and referee in the former.

Apart from the wrestling,  Hart has appeared in numerous films and television shows including  The Simpsons as well as featuring in several documentaries. 

Moreover, he has spent much of his time on charitable efforts concerning stroke recovery and cancer awareness since his personal experiences with the two.

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Awards and Titles

  • 5x WWF World Heavyweight Champion
  • 2x WCW World Heavyweight Champion
  • 1st WCW World Heavyweight Champion born outside the United States
  • The first man to acquire both the WWF and WCW Triple Crown Championships
  • 1994 Royal Rumble match winner (with Lex Luger)
  • The only two-time King of the Ring, winning the 1991 tournament
  • 1st King of the Ring pay-per-view in 1993
  • WWE Hall of Fame class of 2006



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