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Full Name Percy Watson
Date of Birth August 19, 1981
Age 42 years, 6 months, 28 days
Birthplace North Carolina
Birth City North Carolina
Country United States
Horoscope Leo

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Explore Percy Watson net worth, age, height, bio, birthday, wiki, and salary! In this article, we will discover how old is Percy Watson? Who is Percy Watson dating now & how much money does Percy Watson have?

Percy Watson Biography

Percy Watson is one of the most popular and richest Wrestler who was born on August 19, 1981 in North Carolina, North Carolina, United States. Former NFL linebacker who became a WWE fighter and the first competitor to wrestle with glasses on.

In dark matches in the WWE he got to wrestle other rising stars, like Primo.

Nick McNeil graduated from Western Carolina University with a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems. He was a three time All-Southern Conference selection at left defensive end for the Catamounts. As a sophomore, he led the Southern Conference in sacks with 10. As a junior, he led the conference in fumble recoveries. He finished his collegiate career tied for fourth all-time on the WCU tackles-for-loss list with 45. He finished sixth on the WCU all-time sack list with 18.5. McNeil had experience in professional football from 2004-2006, spending time on the National Football League practice squads of the Green Bay Packers and Washington Redskins, as well as being on the offseason rosters of the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants .

McNeil signed a developmental deal with World Wrestling Entertainment in 2009 and began training with their developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). He made his FCW debut in September 2009 under his real name Nick McNeil, however shortly after that he tweaked his name to Chris McNeil. On October 1, 2009, he re-introduced himself as Percy Watson along with his tag team partner Darren Young and they called themselves the South Beach Party Boys.

He was born Nick McNeil, in Leland, North Carolina.

NamePercy Watson
First NamePercy
Last NameWatson
OccupationWrestler
BirthdayAugust 19
Birth Year1981
Place of BirthNorth Carolina
Home TownNorth Carolina
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignLeo
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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After the conclusion of NXT Redemption, NXT transitioned into the renamed Florida Championship Wrestling developmental territory. Watson continued on appearing on the rebooted NXT in a loss to Jinder Mahal on the July 18 episode of NXT. It would be the start of a losing streak for Watson, who went on to lose to the likes of Kassius Ohno and Leo Kruger in 2012. Watson then formed an occasional team with Yoshi Tatsu, but they could find no success either; losing to the Ascension (Conor O’Brian and Kenneth Cameron) on the November 14, 2012 episode of NXT. On the January 23, 2013 episode of NXT, Watson and Tatsu entered the NXT Tag Team Championship Tournament to crown the inaugural champions but were defeated by The Wyatt Family (Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) in the first round. On May 17, 2013, Watson was released; his final televised match was a loss in a six-man tag match against The Shield.

Percy Watson Net Worth

Percy Watson is one of the richest Wrestler from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Percy Watson's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

He played FCS football at Western Carolina University, where he was the conference leader in sacks.

He came to prominence for his resemblance to Eddie Murphy, and then cemented his status by beating the pro Zac Ryder.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeWrestler
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

After O’Neil turned his back on the fans, he urged Watson to do the same on the January 25, 2012 episode of NXT. When Watson refused, O’Neil shoved him and a match between the two was booked, leading to O’Neil defeating Watson. O’Neil continued to attack Watson after the match, leading to Alex Riley saving Watson. On the February 1 and February 29 episodes of NXT, Watson and Riley teamed up to face O’Neil and Young, but were defeated both times. On the March 7 episode of NXT, Watson received his rematch against O’Neil and defeated O’Neil. From late April, Watson was involved in a storyline in which he was blamed for various backstage attacks on other wrestlers, but the storyline was abruptly dropped as NXT Redemption drew to a close. On the final episode of the fifth season of NXT on June 13, Watson teamed with Derrick Bateman in a loss to Curt Hawkins and Tyler Reks.

After being released, Watson made his independent debut on June 14, 2014 at Universal Championship Wrestling event called UCW Hometown Throwdown, in Georgia where he lost to Lance Hoyt.

Percy Watson's Height & Physical Stats

Percy Watson height 6 ft 6 in Percy weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

Height6 ft 6 in
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
Eye ColorNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Feet/Shoe SizeNot Available

McNeil participated in the second season of NXT under the name of Percy Watson, with Montel Vontavious Porter as his mentor. Watson made his debut on the June 8, 2010 episode of NXT with the nickname “Showtime” Percy Watson, teaming with MVP and defeating Husky Harris and Cody Rhodes. Watson was noted for being fun, energetic and similar to Eddie Murphy. As part of his gimmick, Watson wore red glasses and even wrestled with his glasses on.

Watson was replaced on 205 Live by Aiden English as of January 22, 2019 and moved to NXT. During WrestleMania 35 weekend he did commentary for Worlds Collide with Vic Joseph. In April he was replaced on Main Event by various people including Sam Roberts and David Otunga. Then at the NXT tapings in May, he was replaced on the commentary team by Beth Phoenix. On May 11, it was reported Watson would be departing the company to pursue ventures outside of wrestling.

Who is Percy Watson Dating?

According to our records, Percy Watson is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of February 1, 2024, Percy Watson’s is not dating anyone.

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On November 30, 2016, at the NXT taping, Watson returned as the third man in the broadcast booth, joining Tom Phillips and Corey Graves. Graves made a full-time move to the Raw brand’s commentary booth in early 2017, with Nigel McGuinness joining Watson and Phillips. On April 10, 2018, Watson debuted as a color commentator on 205 Live, alongside Vic Joseph and also on Main Event by next day.

Facts & Trivia

Percy Ranked on the list of most popular Wrestler. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Percy Watson celebrates birthday on August 19 of every year.

Is Percy Watson still in WWE?

Watson returned to WWE in November 2016 to work the NXT announce team, and later did commentary work on 205 Live and Main Event. Watson ended up being released in May 2019, and it was announced that he was leaving to pursue non-wrestling interests.

Where is Percy Watson now?

On April 10, 2018, Watson debuted as a color commentator on 205 Live, alongside Vic Joseph and also on Main Event by next day. Watson was replaced on 205 Live by Aiden English as of January 22, 2019 and moved to NXT.

Who was the showtime the wrestler?

Eric Young
BornDecember 15, 1979 Florence, Ontario, Canada
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Eric Young Super Eric
Billed height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)

Does Hulu have NXT?

Watch WWE NXT Streaming Online | Hulu (Free Trial)

Who is Nick McNeil?

Nick J. McNeil was born on August 19, 1981 in Leland, North Carolina, USA. He is an actor, known for Allegiant (2016), The Hate U Give (2018) and Cherry (2021).

Key Events

  1. Nicholas Christopher McNeil (born August 19, 1981), better known by his ring name Percy Watson, is an American professional wrestler, commentator, and former professional football player..

  2. McNeil had experience in professional football from 2004-2006, spending time on the National Football League practice squads of the Green Bay Packers and Washington Redskins, as well as being on the offseason rosters of the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants..

  3. McNeil signed a developmental deal with World Wrestling Entertainment in 2009 and began training with their developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW)..

  4. He made his FCW debut in September 2009 under his real name Nick McNeil, however shortly after that he tweaked his name to Chris McNeil..

  5. On October 1, 2009, he re-introduced himself as Percy Watson along with his tag team partner Darren Young and they called themselves the South Beach Party Boys..

  6. Watson made his debut on the June 8, 2010 episode of NXT with the nickname "Showtime" Percy Watson, teaming with MVP and defeating Husky Harris and Cody Rhodes..

  7. After O'Neil turned his back on the fans, he urged Watson to do the same on the January 25, 2012 episode of NXT..

  8. It would be the start of a losing streak for Watson, who went on to lose to the likes of Kassius Ohno and Leo Kruger in 2012..

  9. Watson then formed an occasional team with Yoshi Tatsu, but they could find no success either; losing to the Ascension (Conor O'Brian and Kenneth Cameron) on the November 14, 2012 episode of NXT..

  10. On the January 23, 2013 episode of NXT, Watson and Tatsu entered the NXT Tag Team Championship Tournament to crown the inaugural champions but were defeated by The Wyatt Family (Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) in the first round..

  11. On May 17, 2013, Watson was released; his final televised match was a loss in a six-man tag match against The Shield..

  12. After being released, Watson made his independent debut on June 14, 2014 at Universal Championship Wrestling event called UCW Hometown Throwdown, in Georgia where he lost to Lance Hoyt..

  13. On November 30, 2016, at the NXT taping, Watson returned as the third man in the broadcast booth, joining Tom Phillips and Corey Graves..

  14. Graves made a full-time move to the Raw brand's commentary booth in early 2017, with Nigel McGuinness joining Watson and Phillips..

  15. On April 10, 2018, Watson debuted as a color commentator on 205 Live, alongside Vic Joseph and also on Main Event by next day. .

  16. Watson was replaced on 205 Live by Aiden English as of January 22, 2019 and moved to NXT..